Contents: Series preface; Introduction; Part I How to Think About Foreign Policy: Hypotheses on misperception, Robert Jervis; Conceptual models and the Cuban missile crisis, Graham T. Allison; Explaining cooperation under anarchy: hypotheses and strategies, Kenneth A. Oye; One world, rival theories, Jack Snyder. Part II The Domestic Context: Diplomacy and domestic politics: the logic of 2-level games, Robert D. Putnam; The Jacksonian tradition and American foreign policy, Walter Russell Meade; Still the exceptional nation?, Seymour Martin Lipset. Part III Foreign Policy and Unipolarity: The end of history, Francis Fukuyama; The clash of civilizations?, Samuel P. Huntington; Power shift, Jessica T. Mathews; Structural realism after the Cold War, Kenneth N. Waltz; Command of the commons: the military foundation of US hegemony, Barry R. Posen; History and the hyperpower, Eliot A. Cohen. Part IV Foreign Policy After 9/11: A grand strategy of transformation, John Lewis Gaddis; Bush's revolution, Ivo H. Daalder and James M. Lindsay; The neoconservative-conspiracy theory: pure myth, Robert J. Lieber; How to stop nuclear terror, Graham Allison; The decline of America's soft power: why Washington should worry, Joseph S. Nye Jr; In defense of democratic realism, Charles Krauthammer; Waiting for balancing: why the world is not pushing back, Keir A. Lieber and Gerard Alexander. Part V Foreign Policy and the Future: Is American multilateralism in decline?, G.John Ikenberry; International relations theory and the case against unilateralism, Stephen G. Brooks and William C. Wohlforth; The return of authoritarian great powers, Azar Gat; David's friend Goliath, Michael Mandelbaum; Name index.
Robert J. Lieber is Professor of Government and International Affairs at Georgetown University, where he has previously served as Chair of the Government Department and as Interim Chair of Psychology. He is an expert on American foreign policy and U.S. relations with the Middle East and Europe. Robert Jervis, Graham T. Allison, Kenneth A. Oye, Jack Snyder, Robert D. Putnam, Walter Russell Meade, Seymour Martin Lipset, Francis Fukuyama, Samuel P. Huntington, Jessica T. Mathews, Kenneth N. Waltz, Barry R. Posen, Eliot A. Cohen, John Lewis Gaddis, Ivo H. Daalder, James M. Lindsay, Robert J. Lieber, Graham Allison, Joseph S. Nye Jr, Charles Krauthammer, Keir A. Lieber, Gerard Alexander, G.John Ikenberry, Stephen G. Brooks, William C. Wohlforth, Azar Gat, Michael Mandelbaum.