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The Manichean temptation: Moralising rhetoric and the invocation of evil in US foreign policy (2013)
Journal Article
Kennedy, C. (2013). The Manichean temptation: Moralising rhetoric and the invocation of evil in US foreign policy. International Politics, 50(5), (623-638). doi:10.1057/ip.2013.26. ISSN 1384-5748

The United States, Richard Hofstadter once remarked, is a country that has the misfortune not to have an ideology but to be one. In this article, an amendment to Hofstadter's claim is made, suggesting that tied in with the United States's sense of se... Read More