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America's Liberal Grand Strategy: Democracy and National Security in the Post‐War Era

G. John Ikenberry

in American Democracy Promotion: Impulses, Strategies, and Impacts

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240975
eISBN:
9780191598999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240973.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Analyses democracy promotion as part of America's ‘liberal grand strategy’, i.e. the notion that the US is better able to pursue its interests, reduce security threats, and foster a stable political ... More


Politics, War, and Strategy

Colin S. Gray

in The Strategy Bridge: Theory for Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579662
eISBN:
9780191594458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579662.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

A theory of war, perhaps the theory, cannot suffice as a theory of strategy. Strategy is a function that needs to be conducted in peacetime as well as in wartime. Because Clausewitz adheres closely ... More


Introduction

John Andreas Olsen

in The Practice of Strategy: From Alexander the Great to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608638
eISBN:
9780191731754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608638.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The introduction focuses on the definition of ‘grand strategy’ and ‘military strategy’, the phenomena and logic of strategy, considerations and factors that shaped imperial and nation‐state politics, ... More


The American Civil War

Williamson Murray

in The Practice of Strategy: From Alexander the Great to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608638
eISBN:
9780191731754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608638.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 9 focuses on the relationship between the evolving grand strategy and military strategy in the American Civil War (1861–5). Williamson Murray emphasizes the symbiotic relationship between ... More


The Nuclear Age and the Cold War

Colin S. Gray

in The Practice of Strategy: From Alexander the Great to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608638
eISBN:
9780191731754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608638.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In examining the Soviet‐American Cold War of 1945–91, Colin Gray posits seven categories of context: political, sociocultural, economic, technological, geographical‐geopolitical, historical, and ... More


The Practice of Strategy: From Alexander the Great to the Present

John Andreas Olsen and Colin S. Gray (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608638
eISBN:
9780191731754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608638.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book focuses on grand strategy and military strategy as practised over an extended period of time and under very different circumstances, from the campaigns of Alexander the Great to ... More


Economics and China’s Grand Strategy

William J. Norris

in Chinese Economic Statecraft: Commercial Actors, Grand Strategy, and State Control

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454493
eISBN:
9781501704031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454493.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the role of economics in China's grand strategy as it rises to great power status in the international system. A good deal of China's post-1978 foreign policy has been focused ... More


The First and Second World Wars

Martin van Creveld

in The Practice of Strategy: From Alexander the Great to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608638
eISBN:
9780191731754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608638.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In Chapter 10, Martin van Creveld focuses on grand strategy and military strategy in the First and Second World Wars. He first examines the similarities between the two wars at the highest level: ‘to ... More


The Re-emergence of Grand Strategic Thought

Lukas Milevski

in The Evolution of Modern Grand Strategic Thought

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198779773
eISBN:
9780191825125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779773.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Changing intellectual and geopolitical conditions by the early 1970s led to the re-emergence of grand strategy, among others, as a popular concept. John Collins authored the first entire book on ... More


Post-Cold War Grand Strategic Thought

Lukas Milevski

in The Evolution of Modern Grand Strategic Thought

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198779773
eISBN:
9780191825125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779773.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

With the end of the Cold War, grand strategic thought again entered a new era—one not comfortably defined by a single enemy. In response much of the grand strategic literature turned away from its ... More


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