ISSF Policy Series: “The Image Revisited”

H-Diplo | ISSF POLICY Series
America and the World—2017 and Beyond

Review of Daniel J. Boorstin.  The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-events in America.  (Published in the UK as The Image: Or What Happened to the American Dream).  New York:  Atheneum, 1962.  ISBN:  978-0679741800 (1992 ed., paperback, $17.00).

Reviewed by Stephen J. Whitfield, Brandeis University

ISSF Policy Series: Trump and NATO: Old Wine in Gold Bottles?

H-Diplo | ISSF POLICY Series
America and the World—2017 and Beyond

Trump and NATO: Old Wine in Gold Bottles?

Essay by Joshua R. Itzkowitz Shifrinson

Published on 29 September 2017 | issforum.org

Editors: Robert Jervis, Francis Gavin, Joshua Rovner, and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

ISSF Policy Roundtable 2-1: Public Opinion and the Trump Administration’s Foreign Policy

H-Diplo | ISSF POLICY Roundtable 2-1 (2017):

Public Opinion and the Trump Administration’s Foreign Policy

Published on 27 September 2017 | issforum.org

H-Diplo/ISSF Editors: Sarah Kreps and Diane Labrosse
H-Diplo/ISSF Web and Production Editor:  George Fujii

ISSF Policy Series: Workers, Donald Trump, and U.S. Foreign Policy

H-Diplo | ISSF POLICY Series
America and the World—2017 and Beyond

Workers, Donald Trump, and U.S. Foreign Policy

Essay by Elizabeth McKillen, University of Maine

Published on 20 September 2017 | issforum.org

Editors: Robert Jervis, Francis Gavin, Joshua Rovner, and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

ISSF Policy Series: Lebovic on Elliott Abrams, “Trump the Traditionalist: A Surprisingly Standard Foreign Policy”

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POLICY Series
America and the World—2017 and Beyond

Article Review of Elliott Abrams, “Trump the Traditionalist: A Surprisingly Standard Foreign Policy,” Foreign Affairs (July/August 2017).

 

Review by James H. Lebovic, The George Washington University

Published on 22 August 2017 | issforum.org

ISSF Policy Series: The Trump Administration and the Middle East

H-Diplo | ISSF POLICY Series
America and the World—2017 and Beyond

The Trump Administration and the Middle East

Essay by F. Gregory Gause, III, Texas A&M University

Published on 14 August 2017 | issforum.org

Editors: Robert Jervis, Francis Gavin, Joshua Rovner, and Diane Labrosse
Web and Production Editor: George Fujii

Re: ISSF Policy Series: The “Global Order” Myth

I agree with Tom Maddux and to a substantial degree with Elliott Abrams' Foreign Affairs article "Trump the Traditionalist?". There remains a major caveat, however.  Donald Trump's personal traits, his unfamiliarity with issues, his apparent unwillingness or inability to master the most important topics, and a habit of contradicting his own administration's policies could lead to dangerous or unintended outcomes in the event of a major foreign policy crisis.

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