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American global challenges 1 edition

American global challenges
M. M. Zaki

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American global challenges
the Obama era
1st ed.
Mohammed M. Zaki

Published 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

"This book discusses the most pressing global challenges, and suggests ways for the Obama Administration to tackle them in a holistic manner. In particular, the book proposes effective measures for various problems like the war on terror, resolution of the Arab-Israeli dispute, forging of better relations with the Muslim World, resetting of relations with Russia, prevention of nuclear proliferation particularly with regards to Iran and North Korea, improvement of the effectiveness of the United Nations, and finding ways for international cooperation to repair and arrest the damage to the environment due to global warming and climate change"--Provided by publisher.

"The book discusses the most pressing global challenges confronting America in the current international milieu. It has a detailed analysis of issues that have manifested since the launch of the war on terror. In particular, the book analyzes the problems and offers solutions on pressing topics such as conducting the war on terror in Afghanistan and Iraq, resolving the Arab-Israeli dispute, forging better relations with the Muslim World, resetting relations with Russia, dealing with Iran's nuclear ambitions, confronting global warming and climate change, and strengthening the United Nations. The author strikes a hopeful and optimistic note that President Obama, with his credentials and international popularity, is well placed to usher in an era of multilateralism in resolving these myriad problems, in cooperation with other nations. Certain policy options have been suggested to arrest and bridge the widening (mis)-perceptions about America so that it reestablishes its pre-eminence"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

Challenges ahead
Lost opportunities: the War on terror
Relations with the Muslim world
War in Afghanistan: need for new directrion
Invasion of Iraq
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Iran's nuclear ambitions
United States and Russian relations
Global warming and climate change
Strengthening the United Nations.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-192) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
327.73
Library of Congress
JZ1480 .Z35 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
x, 198 p. ;
Number of pages
198

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25567322M
Internet Archive
americanglobalch00zaki
ISBN 10
0230113761
ISBN 13
9780230113763
LC Control Number
2010048452
OCLC/WorldCat
682891269

History

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