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Sustainable Security: Rethinking American National Security Strategy

Jeremi Suri and Benjamin Valentino

Abstract

As the world shifts away from the unquestioned American hegemony that followed in the wake of the Cold War, the United States is likely to face new kinds of threats and sharper resource constraints than it has in the past. However, the country’s alliances, military institutions, and national security strategy have changed little since the Cold War. American foreign and defense policies, therefore, should be assessed for their fitness for achieving sustainable national security amid the dynamism of the international political economy, changing domestic politics, and even climate change. This bo ... More

Keywords: sustainable security, national security, climate change, NATO, international relations, political economy, economics, United States

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780190611477
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190611477.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jeremi Suri, editor
Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs and Professor of History, Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas, Austin

Benjamin Valentino, editor
Associate Professor of Government,, Dartmouth College