A special providence.

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Pagination340 p.
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Special Providence is a historical book dealing with approaches to diplomacy foremost although its dynamic content, provides for a lively and engaging experience for the reader. As Mead explores America’s diplomatic history, prior to becoming a global superpower in the aftermath of World War II, he discovers the philosophical roots of the.

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foreign policy since the nation's earliest days. In Special Providence: American Foreign Policy and How it Changed the World, Mead () identifies a number of traditions in American foreign policy thinking, highlights their core principles.

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Book Description "God has a special providence for fools, drunks and the United States of America."--Otto von Bismarck America's response to the September 11 attacks spotlighted many of the country's longstanding goals on the world stage: to protect liberty at home, to secure America's economic interests, to spread democracy in totalitarian regimes and to vanquish the enemy utterly.

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By Walter Russell Mead. Knopf. pp. $ Mead, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, believes that history matters, and that those who shape today’s American foreign policy must understand the decisions of their predecessors.