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The ‘Obama Doctrine’ – Vision for Change?

Georg Löfflmann

in American Grand Strategy under Obama: Competing Discourses

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474419765
eISBN:
9781474435192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419765.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The chapter explores how as President of the United States, Barack Obama was in a constant exchange with both political opponents and diverging voices within his own administration over defining ... More


Obama's America

Carl Pedersen

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638949
eISBN:
9780748672059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638949.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The year 2008 will be remembered as the moment when the United States elected its first African American president. This book seeks to place the extraordinary rise of Barack Obama within the larger ... More


The Obama Doctrine and Rival Traditions of American Diplomacy

Robert G. Kaufman

in Dangerous Doctrine: How Obama's Grand Strategy Weakened America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167206
eISBN:
9780813167749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167206.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter compares and contrasts the Obama Doctrine with various foreign policy traditions. The Obama Doctrine is in many ways unique, approximating most closely the foreign policy of President ... More


Dangerous Doctrine: How Obama's Grand Strategy Weakened America

Robert G. Kaufman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167206
eISBN:
9780813167749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167206.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The main argument is that President Obama’s foreign and national security policy reflects a coherent set of assumptions and premises constituting a Doctrine. The book argues further that the Obama ... More


At Home in the World

Carl Pedersen

in Obama's America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638949
eISBN:
9780748672059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638949.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The Obama Doctrine, defined as a coherent worldview informing the formulation of a twenty-first-century foreign policy, can be traced back to Barack Obama's formative years and is linked with the ... More


American Grand Strategy under Obama: Competing Discourses

Georg Löfflmann

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474419765
eISBN:
9781474435192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419765.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The book explores the breakdown of the elite consensus on America's role in the world. By emphasising military restraint and 'leading from behind' President Obama challenged the Washington foreign ... More


Conclusion

Georg Löfflmann

in American Grand Strategy under Obama: Competing Discourses

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474419765
eISBN:
9781474435192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419765.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides a summary of the book’s findings. The chapter argues that the geopolitical vision of a more restrained leadership role and more cautious global engagement Obama formulated was ... More


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