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Crisis and Crossfire: The United States and the Middle East Since 1945 by Peter L. Hahn2005
The Color of Empire: Race and American Foreign Relations by Michael L. Krenn2006
Intimate Ties, Bitter Struggles: The United States and Latin America Since 1945 by Alan L. McPherson2006
The Triumph of Internationalism: Franklin D. Roosevelt and a World in Crisis, 1933-1941 by David F. Schmitz2007
How the Cold War Ended: Debating and Doing History by John Prados2010
John F. Kennedy: World Leader by Stephen G. Rabe2010
Amid a Warring World: American Foreign Relations, 1775-1815 by Robert W. Smith2012
The Rise and Fall of Détente: American Foreign Policy and the Transformation of the Cold War by Jussi M. Hanhimäki2012

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Recommendations

  1. Epic Encounters: Culture, Media, and U.S. Interests in the Middle East, 1945-2000 by Melani McAlister (2001)
  2. Strategies of Containment: A Critical Appraisal of American National Security Policy during the Cold War by John Lewis Gaddis (1982)
  3. Myths, Illusions, and Peace: Finding a New Direction for America in the Middle East by Dennis Ross (2009)
  4. Power, Faith and Fantasy: America in the Middle East, 1776 to the Present by Michael B. Oren (2007)
  5. The United States and the Rule of Law in International Affairs by John F. Murphy (2004)
  6. Masters of War: Militarism and Blowback in the Era of American Empire (New Political Science Reader) by Carl Boggs (2003)
  7. The Gulf War Reader: History, Documents, Opinions by Micah L. Sifry (1991)
  8. Alliance Policy in the Cold War (1976)
  9. Dueling Visions: Us Strategy Toward Eastern Europe Under Eisenhower (Foreign Relations & the Presidency) by Ronald R. Krebs (2001)
  10. A Path Out of the Desert: A Grand Strategy for America in the Middle East by Kenneth Pollack (2008)
  11. Political Realism and the Crisis of World Politics: An American Approach to Foreign Policy by Kenneth W. Thompson (1972)
  12. War in the Gulf, 1990-91: The Iraq-Kuwait Conflict and Its Implications by Majid Khadduri (1997)
  13. Multilateralism and U.S. Foreign Policy: Ambivalent Engagement (Center on International Cooperation Studies in Multilateralism) by Stewart Patrick (2002)
  14. Kennedy, Johnson, and the quest for justice : the civil rights tapes by Zachary Karabell (2003)
  15. Perceptions of Palestine: Their Influence on U.S. Middle East Policy (Updated Edition with a New Afterword) by Kathleen Christison (1999)

Series description

The Issues in the History of American Foreign Relations series is published by Potomac Books. The series examines major events, individuals, and trends in U.S. foreign relations, from the founding era to the present, emphasizing how they shaped the course of national and world history. The books in the series are intended primarily for use as supplemental texts in introductory and appropriate upper-level college courses. Series editor is Robert J. McMahon of Ohio State University.

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