U.S. foreign policy traditions
Multilateralism vs. unilateralism since 1776
Oslo, Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies | 128 pages
The author offers an argument where she discards the term “isolationism” altogether and frame the discussion as whether the United States has mainly exhibited a unilateral or multilateral internationalist foreign policy. She takes the position that the United States has mainly pursued unilateral internationalism .
Defence and Security Studies is a peer-reviewed monograph series published by the Norwegian Institute of Defence Studies in Oslo. Restad Eliassen's contribution makes up no. 3 of the series for 2010.