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US Empire Class Notes 9 10

US Empire Class Notes 9 10 - American Exceptionalism •...

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US Empire Class Notes 9-09 09/09/2008 14:38:00 Bender Empire- Security/Survival=Expansion Like Rome Utility of Empire=quest? New Empire-Via Soft Power Bacevich Freedom? – Bush Doctrine (Post-9/11) Contradictory Unique? Informal Soft Power Actual Empire New Jerusalem Zionism
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09/09/2008 14:38:00 Prestowitz and Johnson Johnson 1) When did the US become an Empire? Post 9/11 2) Definition of an Empire 3) Main Characteristics Prestowitz 1) When did the US become an Empire 2) Definition of an Empire 3) Main Characteristics Prestowitz Terms Containment o G. Kennan Americansim Inclusive Idealism
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Reluctant Superpower Treaty of Westphalia Preemptive Rouge Nation
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Unformatted text preview: American Exceptionalism • Manifest Destiny • F. Fukiyama o Professor at MIT – Soft power is a good thing, globalization as another way to grow neo-con empire • X-Values= Unique • 3 types of power o Coercion, Seduction persuasion ← ← Johnson ← ← Terms • New Empire-Territory-Bases • Hegemony • Neocolonialism • Military 09/09/2008 14:38:00 ← Class Notes ← IPE 1) Mercantilism, Econ nationalism, Realism i. Power Politics ii. Balance of Power iii. Hard Power iv. States – Insecure, Prone to make war, Aggression (Man’s Behavior) v. State system vi. Prefer Decentralized Power 2) Econ Liberalism 3) Structuralism (Marxism) – Hierarchy of Power 4)...
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