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Beyond America's Grasp: A Century of Failed Diplomacy in the Middle East

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Middle East expert Stephen P. Cohen traces U.S. policy in the region from the breakup of the Ottoman Empire to the present. A century ago, there emerged two dominant views regarding the uses of America’s power: Woodrow Wilson urged America to promote national freedom and self-determination - in stark contrast to his predecessor, Theodore Roosevelt, who had advocated a vigorous foreign policy based on national self-interest. In concise, pointed chapters, Cohen offers a lucid primer on the complexities of the region and an eye-opening commentary on how different Middle East Countries have struggled to define themselves in the face of America's stated idealism and its actual realpolitik.

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ISBN: 9780312655440
Publisher: Picador
Language: English
Page Count: 284
Size: 8.10" l x 5.40" w x 1.00"
Series: N/A