Om Open Secrets of American Foreign Policy
American foreign policy is a dynamic and often controversial field, and is currently a topic of deep interest given recent developments in the Middle East, North Korea and China. In order to understand where US foreign policy is headed, it is important to first examine where it came from. This book provides an analysis of the political, economic and military history of American foreign policy, with the aim of divulging important details that most people have either never learned or forgotten — hence the phrase “open secrets”. Covering events such as the attack on Pearl Harbor and the American Revolution, as well as American involvement in the Korean War and the collapse of Nationalist China, this fascinating book debunks a number of myths held by most people regarding US foreign policy, revealing some surprising conclusions.Contents:IntroductionPearl HarborThe Collapse of Nationalist ChinaThe Korean War and the Army of the Republic of KoreaThe War of the American RevolutionThe Japanese Move SouthThe Pinochet EffectThe First War the United States Lost?Did Kennedy Have More Popular Votes in 1960?Drugs and Some Remarks on the ConstitutionHe Who Takes the SwordFurther Thoughts on the Korean WarSubmarinesAggressionThe Democratic PeaceCity BombingPeople Who Committed AtrocitiesElementary TheoryPuzzles in History: Perhaps the Reader Can Solve ThemReadership: Professional historians and general readers with an interest in history.