Chapter

Unmaking Enlargement

Hal Brands

in From Berlin to Baghdad

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780813124629
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813134925 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5810/kentucky/9780813124629.003.0006
Unmaking Enlargement

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This chapter discusses in detail Bill Clinton's “enlargement” strategy. It looks at how this strategy slowly unraveled a year after it reached its high point in September 1993. It also discusses the possible causes of the failure of enlargement and the practical shortcomings of the strategy, such as the unwillingness of the president to pursue his goals in the face of serious domestic resistance.

Keywords: Bill Clinton; enlargement; strategy; foreign policy; causes; failure; practical shortcomings; domestic resistance

Chapter.  11133 words. 

Subjects: US Politics

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