Examine the two National Security Strategy documents published by the Obama Administration, assess the realist and liberal principles reflected in these documents.

Most political scientists, historians, policy advisors and others see the U.S. security policy and diplomacy following in a liberal or realist tradition.

Examining the two National Security Strategy documents published by the Obama Administration, assess the realist and liberal principles reflected in these documents.

What shifts in terms of realism or liberalism do you see? There are subtle.