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Gaddis article - were-paper America has lost respect of...

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Gaddis article 18/03/2008 11:15:00 Article deals with Kennan’s relevance to post cold war world  Criticized reliance on military and that we overextended our efforts and got in  trouble like in Vietnam Kennan thought containment and industrial military complex endangered humans  and distorted nature of enemy Objected creation of a grand strategy Wanted sound principles  Must understand limits of our power- could use in paper  Kennan was a realist but he understood what limitations of American power 
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Unformatted text preview: were-paper America has lost respect of world community Kennan was an elitist and distrusted public opinion and democracy Unilateralism frightened him Bush doctrine- preemption Kennan was very much against the war in Iraq- paper- skepticism about realism and us changing other nations into democracies In the Hill, Kennan blasted Bush Doctrine Gaddis asks if Kennans containment policy is still applicable 18/03/2008 11:15:00 18/03/2008 11:15:00...
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course SS 201 taught by Professor Grasso during the Spring '08 term at BU.

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