Introduction to International Relations

Enduring Questions and Contemporary Perspectives

by Joseph Grieco, G. John Ikenberry and Michael Mastanduno

Chapter 4: The Analysis of Foreign Policy

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Outside resources

Video resources

  • Look at this video, one of many examples of the Islamic State’s use of propaganda in the current conflict.

Primary sources and further learning

  • Check out this online exhibit from the US National Archives about propaganda during World War II.

Relevant news articles

  • Check out this piece on US historical covert operations in Cuba.
  • Take a look at this article about military talks (and military action) between North and South Korea.