The United States and Great Power Responsibility in by Wali Aslam

By Wali Aslam

This e-book evaluates American international coverage activities from the viewpoint of serious energy accountability, with 3 case reports: Operation Iraqi Freedom, American drone moves in Pakistan and the publish- September 11 perform of amazing rendition.

This e-book argues that the united states invasion of Iraq in 2003, American drone assaults in Pakistan and the perform of amazing rendition are the examples of irresponsible activities undertaken through the U.S. appearing as an exceptional energy in foreign society. concentrating on a big theoretical process of diplomacy, the English tuition, this booklet considers the duties of serious powers in foreign society. It issues to 3 duties of significant powers: to behave in response to the norm of legality, to behave based on the norm of legitimacy, and to stick to the rules of prudence. the writer applies the standards of legality, legitimacy and prudence, to examine the 3 overseas coverage endeavours of the united states, and, constructing a normative framework, clarifies the consequences for destiny U.S. international policy.

This publication should be of robust curiosity to scholars and students of diplomacy, diplomacy thought, American politics, overseas coverage reports, overseas legislations, South Asian reviews and heart jap studies.

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