Free Hand Abroad, Divide and Rule at Home

Robert Y. Shapiro, Yaeli Bloch-Elkon

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But this explanation begs the important questions. Disproportionate power allows greater freedom of action, but it is consistent with a broad spectrum of policies, ranging from messianic attempts to impose a new world order to smug attempts to insulate oneself from the world’s quagmires. How this freedom is used depends on how threats and opportunities are interpreted when viewed through the prism of ideology and domestic politics.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPower and Progress
Subtitle of host publicationInternational Politics in Transition
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)9781136467691
ISBN (Print)9780415575720
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2013

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Publisher Copyright:
© 2012 Jack Snyder.


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