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➸ [Read] ➳ Maximalist By Stephen Sestanovich ➽ – It-ural.pro From a writer with long and high level experience in the US government a startling and provocative assessment of America’s global dominance Maximalist puts the history of our foreign policy in an unFrom a writer with long and high level experience in the US government a startling and provocative assessment of America’s global dominance Maximalist puts the history of our foreign policy in an unexpected new light while drawing fresh compelling lessons for the present and future When the United States has succeeded in the world Stephen Sestanovich argues it has done so not by staying the course but by having to change it—usually amid deep controversy and uncertainty For decades the United States has been a power like no other Yet presidents and policy makers worry that they—and even their predecessors—haven’t gotten things right Other nations they say to themselves contribute little.

To meeting common challenges International institutions work badly An effective foreign policy costs too much Public support is shaky Even the greatest successes often didn’t feel that way at the time           Sestanovich explores the dramatic results of American global primacy built on these anxious foundations recounting cycles of overcommitment and underperformance highs of achievement and confidence followed by lows of doubt We may think there was a time when America’s international role reflected bipartisan unity policy continuity and a uniue ability to work with others but Maximalist tells a different story—one of divided administrations and divisive decision making of cla.

maximalist book Maximalist ePUBTo meeting common challenges International institutions work badly An effective foreign policy costs too much Public support is shaky Even the greatest successes often didn’t feel that way at the time           Sestanovich explores the dramatic results of American global primacy built on these anxious foundations recounting cycles of overcommitment and underperformance highs of achievement and confidence followed by lows of doubt We may think there was a time when America’s international role reflected bipartisan unity policy continuity and a uniue ability to work with others but Maximalist tells a different story—one of divided administrations and divisive decision making of cla.

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9 thoughts on “Maximalist

  1. Andrew Carr Andrew Carr says:

    PDF Stephen Sestanovich ✓ Maximalist PDF/EPUB Ã ✓ maximalist book, Maximalist ePUBThere's a certain formula for current books on global politics today Assert an argument about the nature of change generally along the lines of the US decline rise of others yadda yadda then recount the history of the Cold War and decades since cherry picking your way through those events which support your thesis and wrap up with a small conclusion chapter that has some policy recommendationsLike most authors it's that last chapter which is hardest For many it's perhaps unnecessary they are not here to advise government


  2. Peter (Pete) Mcloughlin Peter (Pete) Mcloughlin says:

    PDF Stephen Sestanovich ✓ Maximalist PDF/EPUB Ã ✓ maximalist book, Maximalist ePUBThis book is a history of US foreign policy from the view of cockpit of the presidency It has two general categories of foreign policy out look from the Truman administration to Obama administration are maximalism and retrenchment Maxima


  3. Graham Graham says:

    PDF Stephen Sestanovich ✓ Maximalist PDF/EPUB Ã ✓ maximalist book, Maximalist ePUBNot super helpful review of US military history since WWII There is very little analysis of the decisions made The author does almost nothing to explain the influences and reasons behind why decision makers felt the way they did I also think this book perpetuates a common misunderstanding that US foreign policy is US defense policy The two must be separate or the militarization of America w


  4. Jack Jack says:

    PDF Stephen Sestanovich ✓ Maximalist PDF/EPUB Ã ✓ maximalist book, Maximalist ePUBA thoughtful and sweeping look at American foreign policy in the post WWII era


  5. Jason Makansi Jason Makansi says:

    PDF Stephen Sestanovich ✓ Maximalist PDF/EPUB Ã ✓ maximalist book, Maximalist ePUBThis is a very readable book of recent history but I was a little disappointed that except for the Prologue and Epilogue Maximalist is dry collection of historical recitations than an articulation with support from the facts of a new theory or way of thinking about the post WWII geopolitical landscape


  6. Alicia Joy Alicia Joy says:

    PDF Stephen Sestanovich ✓ Maximalist PDF/EPUB Ã ✓ maximalist book, Maximalist ePUBThis is simply a fabulous book It was well written and has a clear structure Anyone interested in learning about American foreign relations since WWII must read this book Not much analysis though so if you don't want to just read about history you might want to keep looking


  7. Tim Smith Tim Smith says:

    PDF Stephen Sestanovich ✓ Maximalist PDF/EPUB Ã ✓ maximalist book, Maximalist ePUBA good overview of foreign policy since the end of WWII with expansionist and retrenchment points of view but I agree with another reviewer that the author could have gone further in examining the pros and cons of each and which for which style he advocated


  8. Jim Blessing Jim Blessing says:

    PDF Stephen Sestanovich ✓ Maximalist PDF/EPUB Ã ✓ maximalist book, Maximalist ePUBThis was a book about American's foreign policy under Presidents from Truman to Obama While parts of it was interesting a lot of it was uite dry reading


  9. Zach Zach says:

    PDF Stephen Sestanovich ✓ Maximalist PDF/EPUB Ã ✓ maximalist book, Maximalist ePUBA tour de force of American presidents and how they conduct foreign policy It really makes you think about how presidents eventually view the importance of foreign policy in their administrations


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