David C. Hendrickson

Capsule Review
Nov/Dec
2009
Walter Russell Mead

This well-researched and stimulating book makes an important addition to the growing literature that interprets U.S. foreign policy from a historical perspective.

Essay
Nov/Dec
2004
Robert W. Tucker and David C. Hendrickson

The 18 months since the launch of the Iraq war have left the country's hard-earned respect and credibility in tatters. In going to war without a legal basis or the backing of traditional U.S. allies, the Bush administration brazenly undermined Washington's long-held commitment to international law, its acceptance of consensual decision-making, its reputation for moderation, and its identification with the preservation of peace. The road back will be a long and hard one.