Week 4: Post-Cold War American foreign policy

Questions for Extra Credit Work:

Choose one of the questions below to answer. Submit your answer in class.

On page 414, Jentleson writes, “Just as the Vietnam War shattered the Cold War consensus, the Iraq War had a similar impact on the September 11 consensus.”

  1. Explain what the Cold War consensus is and how it was shattered by the Vietnam War.
  2. Explain what the September 11 consensus is and how the Iraq War shattered it.

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