State of Mind

Beinart, Peter
April 2004
New Republic;4/12/2004, Vol. 230 Issue 13/14, p6
Discusses how the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 affected U.S. foreign policy. Consideration of how Democrats and Republicans feel differently about national security; How Republicans such as Bob Dole and George H.W. Bush support the policy to prevent terrorist threat by acting before it had the chance to develop; Criticism of how the administration of former President Bill Clinton dealt with the threat of Islamic terrorists and hostile regimes; Focus of the Democrats on globalization and international economic integration during the 1990s; Debate over the use of preemptive military strategies.


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