Central Issues in American Foreign Policy (essay question in the commentaries)

Central Issues in American Foreign Policy (essay question in the commentaries)

Question: Using the 1947 National Security Act as a key pivot point, describe, discuss and evaluate the historic evolution of America’s strategic doctrine from “mobilization” to “deterrence” between 1789 and 1989. In what ways do you think America’s “exceptional” ideals and institutions impacted (and/or were impacted by) this evolution? – Use relevant assigned readings and lectures in answering the question (files attached) – The essay must develop and support an argument