TITLE

Theodore Roosevelt and Elihu Root: International Lawmen

AUTHOR(S)
Holmes, James R.
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
World Affairs;Spring2007, Vol. 169 Issue 4, p189
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the relationship between politics and small wars, drawing on the actions of former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt and his secretary of war, Elihu Root. An international police power in the Monroe Doctrine by means of Roosevelt's 1904 Corollary to the doctrine was embedded by the two statesmen. Some guidelines for the practitioners of small wars who draw from the Roosevelt era are given.
ACCESSION #
25891917

 

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