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The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century

Simon Reich and Peter Dombrowski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714627
eISBN:
9781501714641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714627.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Policy makers and pundits debate the utility and desirability of various forms of grand strategy. They advocate one specific approach, chosen from a spectrum that stretches from global primacy to ... More


Introduction

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/9781474419765.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter highlights the conflict of competing grand strategy discourses under the Obama presidency, which are identified as hegemony, engagement and restraint. It provides an overview of 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


Introduction: Strategy, Economics, and the Sea

David Morgan-Owen and Louis Halewood

in Economic Warfare and the Sea: Grand Strategies for Maritime Powers, c. 1600-1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621594
eISBN:
9781800341166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621594.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter explains the rationale for the volume, arguing that historical studies of economic warfare require greater nuance than has traditionally been afforded by an overreliance on conceptions ... More


Conclusion: Moving beyond the Current Debate

Simon Reich and Peter Dombrowski

in The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714627
eISBN:
9781501714641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714627.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter is divided into three components: 1. A review of the (lack of) utility of the concept of grand strategy in view of the prior chapters 2. A discussion of the theoretical and policy ... More


Neither a Silver Bullet Nor a Distraction: Economic Warfare in Sea-power Theory

Bleddyn E. Bowen

in Economic Warfare and the Sea: Grand Strategies for Maritime Powers, c. 1600-1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621594
eISBN:
9781800341166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621594.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter outlines a framework of how to think about the dynamics of economic warfare at sea. Economic warfare features in sea-power theory as an instrument that is often important but usually an ... More


Introduction: Grand Strategies and Everyday Conflicts

Simon Reich and Peter Dombrowski

in The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714627
eISBN:
9781501714641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714627.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This introductory chapter lays out the central puzzle of the book: why do so many academics and policymakers advocate a specific form of grand strategy when the evidence drawn from military ... More


Economic Warfare and the Sea: Grand Strategies for Maritime Powers, c. 1600-1945

David Morgan-Owen and Louis Halewood (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621594
eISBN:
9781800341166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621594.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Economic Warfare and the Sea examines the relationship between trade, maritime warfare, and strategic thought between the early modern period and the late-twentieth century. Featuring contributions ... More


The Sailor: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Transformation of American Foreign Policy

David F. Schmitz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180441
eISBN:
9780813180472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180441.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In The Sailor, David F. Schmitz presents a comprehensive reassessment of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's foreign policymaking. Most historians have cast FDR as a leader who resisted an established ... More


Internationalism and War

David F. Schmitz

in The Sailor: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Transformation of American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180441
eISBN:
9780813180472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180441.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

With the German invasion of the Soviet Union and the Japanese taking all of Indochina, Roosevelt prepared the country for war and began to implement his grand strategy for victory. The president ... More


Conclusion

Nicholas A. Lambert

in The War Lords and the Gallipoli Disaster: How Globalized Trade Led Britain to Its Worst Defeat of the First World War

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197545201
eISBN:
9780197545232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197545201.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

The conclusion reviews the previous chapters as a case study in high-level policymaking under pressure. Globalization, the internationalization of the grain trade, and the outbreak of war confronted ... More


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