The impotence of power: Morgenthau's critique of American intervention in Vietnam

@article{Zambernardi2011TheIO,
  title={The impotence of power: Morgenthau's critique of American intervention in Vietnam},
  author={Lorenzo Zambernardi},
  journal={Review of International Studies},
  year={2011},
  volume={37},
  pages={1335 - 1356}
}
  • L. Zambernardi
  • Published 5 January 2011
  • Sociology
  • Review of International Studies
Abstract While a superb scholarship on Morgenthau as a political theorist has literally exploded over the past ten years, his analysis of foreign policy has been generally neglected, overlooking the intimate relationship between theory and policy in his practical philosophy. This article presents Morgenthau's public opposition to the Vietnam War by placing it in the broader framework of his theoretical work. In doing so, I illustrate and clarify the meaning of three theses that are at the very… 
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