By Joan Hoff
Professor Joan Hoff's A Faustian overseas coverage: Woodrow Wilson to George W. Bush reviews U.S. overseas coverage in this interval through displaying how moralistic international relations has more and more taken on Faustian overtones. so long as the ideological end result of the chilly conflict remained unsure, there has been little explanation for presidents or executive choice makers to question the unethical features of U.S. family with the remainder of the realm or the common and unparalleled nature of yankee values. September eleven allowed the USA to claim its exceptionalism and dominance extra unilaterally than ever earlier than.
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