Reshaping Rogue States: Preemption, Regime Change, and US Policy toward Iran, Iraq, and North Korea
Alexander T.J. Lennon, Camille Eiss
MIT Press, Jul 9, 2004 - Political Science - 392 pages
An analysis of the policies of preemption and regime change as well as an examination of US policy options for dealing with each country in the "axis of evil."
In January 2002, President George W. Bush declared Iran, Iraq, and North Korea constituents of an "axis of evil." US strategy toward each of these countries has clearly varied since, yet similar issues and policy options have emerged for US relations with all three. Reshaping Rogue States seeks to improve our understanding of Iran, Iraq, and North Korea as well as of current and future policy options to combat the threats these nations pose. The book's comprehensive analysis of preemption and regime change debates the circumstances under which each policy might be justified or legal under international law. Prominent strategists and policymakers consider alternatives to preemption—including prevention, counterproliferation, and cooperative security—and draw conclusions from efforts to bring about regime change in the past. Reshaping Rogue States also reviews the differing policy challenges presented by each so-called axis member. Specifically, it considers how the United States might strike a balance with North Korea through multilateral negotiations; the changes within Iran that call for changes in US policy; and the dilemmas the United States faces in post-Saddam Iraq, including continuing insurgency, instability, and the feasibility of democracy.
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1 (Winter 2003); Gary Sick, "Confronting Terrorism," TWQ 26, No. 4 (Autumn 2003
); Shahram Chubin and Robert S. Litwak, "Debating Iran's Nuclear Aspirations,"
TWQ 26, No. 4 (Autumn 2003); Ali M. Ansari, "Continuous Regime Change from ...
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U.S. Policy toward a Unified Korea • Derek ]. Mitchell 205 Focus on the Future,
Not the North • Victor D. Cha PART IV: IRAN 221 Confronting Terrorism • Gary
PART IV: IRAN 221 Confronting Terrorism • Gary Sick 246 Debating Iran's
Nuclear Aspirations • Shahram Chubin and Robert S. Litwak 265 Continuous
Regime Change from Within • Ali M. Ansari 283 Understanding Iran: Getting Past
Generally recognized as underdeveloped countries pursuing weapons of mass
destruction (WMD) and supporting terrorism, these actors have been called
everything from outlaw or pariah states2 to backlash states3 to rogue states4 to
7 The president declared the potential nexus of weapons proliferation and
terrorism as the defining criteria: "By seeking weapons of mass destruction (WMD
), these regimes pose a grave and growing danger. They could provide these
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