Apr. 11: Carter and the Moral Impulse

 

Topics:
  The Horn of Africa, Camp David, Iran, Latin America, Afghanistan
 
 
Readings:
 

Required:
Paterson, et. al., American Foreign Relations, pp. 409-31.

Gaddis, Strategies of Containment, pp. 343-49.

Mann, Rise of the Vulcans, pp. 79-111.


Suggested:
Gary Sick, All Fall Down: America's Tragic Encounter with Iran (New York: Penguin Books, 1985).

Gaddis Smith, Morality, Reason & Power: American Diplomacy in the Carter Years (New York: Hill & Wang, 1986).

 
 
 
Additional Resources:
 

PowerPoint Presentation

Steve Coll, "Spies, Lies, and the Distortion of History," Washington Post, February 24, 2002.