Strategic Restraint

Some articles on strategic restraint:

Polarity In International Relations - Unipolarity - American Primacy - John Ikenberry
... In “Institutions, Strategic Restraint, and Persistence of American Postwar Order,” John Ikenberry explains why other great powers decided not to balance against the United States ... of power balancing did not bear fruit because the United States engaged in strategic restraint after World War II, thereby convincing weaker states that it was more interested in cooperation rather than domination ... strategic restraint allowed weaker countries to participate in the make-up of the post-war world order, which limited opportunities for the United ...

Famous quotes containing the words restraint and/or strategic:

    A majority, held in restraint by constitutional checks, and limitations, and always changing easily, with deliberate changes of popular opinions and sentiments, is the only true sovereign of a free people.
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)

    The strategic adversary is fascism ... the fascism in us all, in our heads and in our everyday behavior, the fascism that causes us to love power, to desire the very thing that dominates and exploits us.
    Michel Foucault (1926–1984)