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By Bruce W. Jentleson

A crystal-clear, enticing advent to U.S. overseas coverage through one of many prime students within the field.
Addressing either overseas coverage approach and overseas coverage politics, Bruce Jentleson—respected student, award-winning instructor, and international coverage practitioner—offers scholars the theoretical framework, old context, and coverage research crucial for knowing American international coverage within the twenty-first century.

Professor Jentleson specializes in overseas coverage method and overseas coverage politics and employs a four-part framework (the 4 playstation : strength, Peace, Prosperity, and ideas) in which scholars can start to delight in the issues and offerings confronted via the U.S. because it attempts to guide a direction via global events.

The Fourth variation of American overseas coverage has been completely up-to-date with appropriate political advancements, together with international coverage alterations instituted by way of the Obama management.

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The following two examples illustrate such choices. CHINA, 1989: P OWER AND P ROSPERITY VS . P RINCIPLES In 1989, hundreds of Chinese students staged a massive pro-democracy sit-in in Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China’s capital city. As one expression of their protest, they constructed a statue resembling the American Statue of Liberty. The Communist government ordered the students to leave. They refused. The Chinese army then moved in with tanks and troops. An esti- *The Marshall Plan is named for Secretary of State George Marshall, who made the initial public proposal in a commencement speech at Harvard University.

S. ’ The duck test works this way: suppose you see a bird walking around in a farmyard. ’ But the bird certainly looks like a duck. Also, he goes to the pond and you notice that he swims like a duck. ”37 An argument can be made that, given the Cold War, the duck test was sufficient from a power perspective. S. foreign policy (prosperity). The UFCO had close ties to the Eisenhower administration; the historical record shows evidence of collaboration between the company and the government; and one of the first acts of the new regime of General Carlos Castillo Armas, who was a graduate of the military-intelligence training school at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and whom the CIA installed in power after the coup, was to give land back to the UFCO.

But the bird certainly looks like a duck. Also, he goes to the pond and you notice that he swims like a duck. ”37 An argument can be made that, given the Cold War, the duck test was sufficient from a power perspective. S. foreign policy (prosperity). The UFCO had close ties to the Eisenhower administration; the historical record shows evidence of collaboration between the company and the government; and one of the first acts of the new regime of General Carlos Castillo Armas, who was a graduate of the military-intelligence training school at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and whom the CIA installed in power after the coup, was to give land back to the UFCO.

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