Pervasive terror threats encouraged politicians to focus on the high-intensity politics of national security
and war, as opposed to the low-intensity politics of trade and investment.
Looking in turn at the public, the government, and public policy, they discuss such topics as election politics, presidential character and performance, legislative politics, the politics of domestic policy, and politics of national security
policy, and the challenges and opportunities of a new president.
Congress and the Politics of National Security
, edited by David P.
Arsenal of Democracy: The Politics of National Security
from World War II to the War on Terrorism.
The politics of national security
is tricky, and uncontrollable events can easily push politics in a different direction," Zelizer wrote.
Zelizer, Arsenal of Democracy: The Politics of National Security
From World War II to the War on Terrorism (New York: Basic Books, 2010).
Normatively, he argues that the politics of national security
are systematically dysfunctional and produce a pronounced bias towards hawkish policies and the maintenance of the outdated Cold War national security state.
Zelizer affords us an opportunity to scan that far horizon, surveying the history of the politics of national security
from the late 19th century onward.
Julian Zelizer's Arsenal of Democracy: The Politics of National Security
From World War II to the War on Terrorism is an overview of recent American foreign policy that integrates domestic politics into the story in ways that will leave doctrinaire realists scratching their heads.
John McCain's senior adviser Charlie Black this week reignited the debate over the politics of national security
and the correctness of propagating campaign messages based on fear after being quoted in Fortune magazine stating that another terrorist attack on U.
The fact that Democrats, tired of finding themselves on the losing end of the politics of national security
, shy away from raising such concerns is understandable.
foreign policy and the politics of national security
, which he taught at the undergraduate and graduate levels.