Tatiana Prorokova is a doctoral candidate in American Studies at Philipps-University of Marburg, Germany. She is working on her Ph.D. project that analyzes the representation of U.S. interventionism from 1990 onward and American culture of imperialism in film and fiction; she combines U.S. Foreign Policy with Literary and Media Studies. She received her M.A. in English and American Studies from Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg, Germany, and a Teaching Degree in English and German from Ryazan State University, Russia.

Book Review: American Foreign Policy: Alliance Politics in a Century of War, 1914-2014, by James W. Peterson

Focusing his attention on the allied countries that fought on the side of the USA over the multiple wars in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries and questioning whether without this considerable political and military support America could be considered as strong an opponent as it was, James W. Peterson discusses the reasons for American involvement in those conflicts. Continue reading