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Conspiracy theory and American foreign policy

Tim Aistrope


Conspiracy theory and American foreign policy examines the relationship between secrecy, power and interpretation around international political controversy, where foreign policy orthodoxy comes up hard against alternative interpretations. It does so in the context of American foreign policy during the War on Terror, a conflict that was quintessentially covert and conspiratorial. This book adds a new dimension to the debate by examining what I coin the ‘Arab-Muslim paranoia narrative’: the view that Arab-Muslim resentment towards America was motivated to some degree by a paranoid perception of ... More

Keywords: Conspiracy theory, anti-Americanism, War on Terror, foreign policy, public diplomacy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780719099199
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719099199.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tim Aistrope, author
University of Queensland

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