America's 'War on Terrorism': New Dimensions in US Government and National Security offers an original and multifaceted analysis of the Bush administration's responses to 9/11. The book brings together American and European analyses of the enormous institutional, political, and policy shifts in the early 21st century wrought by 9/11 and the 'war' on terror.
John E. Owens is professor of United States government and politics at the University of Westminster and a faculty fellow in the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies at the American University. John W. Dumbrell is professor of government at Durham University.
Chapter 1 Table of Contents Chapter 2 Introduction: New Dimensions in the United States Government and National Security Chapter 3 1Presidential Aggrandizement and Congressional Acquiescence in the "War on Terrorism": A New Constitutional Equilibrium? Chapter 4 2 Reform, Reorganization, and the Renaissance of the Managerial Presidency? The Impact of 9/11 on the Executive Establishment Chapter 5 3 Dealing With Fear: Implementing the Bush Doctrine of Preemptve Attack Chapter 6 4 Realist and Reflectivist Perspectives on International Relations and the US "War on Terror" Chapter 7 5 US Military Strategy, Strategic Culture, and the "War on Terror" Chapter 8 6 Locating Failure? US Pre-War Intelligence on Iraq's Weapons of Mass Destruction Chapter 9 7 The War on Terror and Contemporary US-European Relations Chapter 10 8 Working with Allies: US-UK Relations, the Iraq Invasion, and the Future of the "Special Relationship"