Exceptionalism in American Foreign Policy: Is It Exceptional?

  • Kalevi HolstiEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs on Pioneers in Science and Practice book series (BRIEFSPIONEER, volume 41)


Thanks to the policies advocated by America’s ‘neo-cons’ and often pursued by the George W. Bush administration during its first term in office, there has been a revival of discussion about exceptionalism as a theme in American foreign policy. Is exceptionalism a type of foreign policy? If so, what are its sources?


Foreign Policy French Revolution Bush Administration Innocent Victim Exceptionalist State 
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  1. 1.Liu Institute for Global IssuesUniversity of British ColumbiaVancouverCanada

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