National Security in the Obama Administration: Reassessing by Stanley A. Renshon

By Stanley A. Renshon

The Bush Doctrine is lifeless! a minimum of that’s what critics wish. yet whereas new U.S. nationwide safety demanding situations emerge, many post-9/11 threats nonetheless persist and the rules of George W. Bush provide one set of strategic solutions for a way President Obama can confront these hazards. Neither a polemic nor a whitewash, this booklet presents a cautious research of the Bush Doctrine—its improvement, program, and rationale—and assesses its legacy: How will Obama reply to the numerous international coverage demanding situations that watch for him?


Through an exam of psychology up to coverage, Renshon offers us the 1st comparative research of the Bush Doctrine and the constructing Obama Doctrine. The e-book analyzes the variety of nationwide safeguard concerns Obama will face and the political divisions that permeate U.S. nationwide safeguard debates. It is vital analyzing for someone trying to know the way presidents check protection hazards typically and the way Obama in particular is probably going to conform the Bush Doctrine to his personal worldview.

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