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23. The ‘War on Terror’ and the War in Afghanistan

23. The ‘War on Terror’ and the War in Afghanistan  

John W. Young and John Kent

in International Relations Since 1945 (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191850974
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780199693061.003.0030
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199693061
This chapter focuses on the United States’s ‘war on terror’ and its involvement in the war in Afghanistan. In the later years of the twentieth century, Middle Eastern groups launched ... More
8. Intelligence and Strategy

8. Intelligence and Strategy  

Roger Z. George

in Strategy in the Contemporary World: An Introduction to Strategic Studies (5th edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2015
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191850813
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780198708919.003.0009
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198708919
This chapter explores the role of intelligence in strategy. It first explains what intelligence is and how strategists have talked about its utility before discussing the development of ... More
8. Military power and US foreign policy

8. Military power and US foreign policy  

Beth A. Fischer

in US Foreign Policy (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191850912
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780199585816.003.0008
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199585816
This chapter explores the relationship between American military power and foreign policy. It also considers important debates regarding containment, deterrence, preemption, and the limits ... More
18. Global terrorism

18. Global terrorism  

Paul Rogers

in US Foreign Policy (3rd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
May 2018
Published Online: 
Aug 2018
eISBN: 
9780191852213
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780198707578.003.0018
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780198707578
This chapter examines how global terrorism, and particularly the war on terror, has shaped US foreign policy. It first provides an overview of the 9/11 terror attacks and definitions of ... More
International Relations Since 1945

International Relations Since 1945 (2nd edn)  

John W. Young and John Kent

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191850974
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780199693061.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199693061
International Relations Since 1945 provides a comprehensive introduction to global political history since World War II. The text has been comprehensively updated to cover the ... More
US Foreign Policy

US Foreign Policy (2nd edn)  

Michael Cox and Doug Stokes (eds)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191850912
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780199585816.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199585816
U.S. Foreign Policy provides a comprehensive overview of the United States’s role in international politics. Chapters focus in turn on the historical background, institutions, ... More
6. Obama and smart power1

6. Obama and smart power1  

Joseph S. Nye Jr.

in US Foreign Policy (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191850912
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780199585816.003.0006
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199585816
This chapter examines Barack Obama’s foreign policy agenda. The Obama administration referred to its foreign policy as ‘smart power’, which combines soft and hard power resources in ... More
15. The Return to Confrontation, 1979–80

15. The Return to Confrontation, 1979–80  

John W. Young and John Kent

in International Relations Since 1945 (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191850974
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780199693061.003.0019
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199693061
This chapter examines why the United States and the Soviet Union returned to confrontation during the period 1979–1980. Despite the slow progress of the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks ... More
16. The ‘Second’ Cold War, 1981–5

16. The ‘Second’ Cold War, 1981–5  

John W. Young and John Kent

in International Relations Since 1945 (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2013
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191850974
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780199693061.003.0021
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199693061
This chapter focuses on the so-called ‘second’ Cold War spanning the years 1981–1985. Ronald Reagan came to power on the back of a general rightwards shift in the political mood. He ... More
10. War and intervention

10. War and intervention  

Helen Frowe

in Issues in Political Theory (3rd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2014
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191850936
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780199680436.003.0011
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199680436
This chapter examines the main theoretical approaches to war and the circumstances under which it is permissible to wage war. War is one of the most morally difficult, and morally pressing, ... More
19. Global terrorism

19. Global terrorism  

Paul Rogers

in US Foreign Policy (2nd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2017
eISBN: 
9780191850912
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780199585816.003.0019
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199585816
This chapter examines the U.S. response to global terrorism, starting with the United States’ experience of terrorism prior to 9/11 as well as the political environment in Washington at the ... More

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