When and why governments alter their foreign policy
Arguing that recent global turbulence has both produced and resulted in significant foreign policy shifts, the editors of Foreign Policy Restructuring have gathered twelve essays that explore why and when governments act to redefine foreign policy. The essays consider policy changes in Egypt, Ethiopia, Israel, South and North Korea, India, Libya, Pakistan, Somalia, Taiwan, and the United States. By examing how a variety of states responds to changes in the global environment, Foreign Policy Restructuring provides insights into the political dynamics that propel—and prevent—fundamental foreign policy change.
Jerel A. Rosati is associate professor of political science and international studies at the University of South Carolina.
Joe D. Hagan is associate professor of political science at West Virginia University.
Martin W. Sampson III is associate professor of political science and director of the international relations program at the University of Minnesota.