Winning the Long Game: Transforming Enemies Into Allies

dc.contributor.advisorTaylor, William
dc.contributor.advisorCelso, Anthony
dc.contributor.advisorBechtol, Bruce
dc.contributor.advisorCasarez, Lesley
dc.creatorMcIntyre, Blake Daniel 2015
dc.description.abstractThe complexity of globalization and how it impacts U.S. national security combined with the political need to create policies easy for the general public to understand have caused U.S. politicians to rely heavily on sanctions and the military as instruments of foreign policy. This thesis discusses the negative impacts of these policies, and presents alternatives, using case studies of post-World War II Germany and Japan, post-2003 invasion Iraq, the development of South Korea, and the emergence of China. It applies the lessons learned to Iran and North Korea in an effort to identify a more moderate path to liberal democracy for both countries.
dc.subjectIran, Iraq, North Korea, China, South Korea, Sanctions, Development, Peacekeeping, peace keeping, peace building, grand strategy, United States, military operations, rogue states, brinksmanship, national security, national strategy
dc.titleWinning the Long Game: Transforming Enemies Into Allies