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- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 10.99
Here, Andrew Bacevich warns of a dangerous dual obsession that has taken hold of Americans: conservatives, and liberals alike--the marriage of unprecedented military might to a blind faith in the universality of American values. This mindset, Bacevich argues, will leave the United States increasingly isolated, morally and economically bankrupt, and... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 12.60
The bestselling author of The Limits of Power critically examines the Washington consensus on national security and why it must change For the last half century, as administrations have come and gone, the fundamental assumptions about America's military policy have remained unchanged: American security requires the United States (and us alone)... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2008; US$ 11.90
From an acclaimed conservative historian and former military officer, a bracing call for a pragmatic confrontation with the nation's problems The Limits of Power identifies a profound triple crisis facing America: the economy, in remarkable disarray, can no longer be fixed by relying on expansion abroad; the government, transformed by an imperial... more...
- Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 32.99
Essays by a diverse and distinguished group of historians, political scientists, and sociologists examine the alarms, emergencies, controversies, and confusions that have characterized America's Cold War, the post-Cold War interval of the 1990s, and today's "Global War on Terror." The developments of this "Long War" have left their imprint on virtually... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 10.99
An updated edition of Andrew J. Bacevich's valuable examination of the dangerous obsession that has taken hold of Americans: a marriage of militarism and blind utopian ideology, of unprecedented military might and a blind faith in the universality of American values. more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2013; US$ 11.90
A blistering critique of the gulf between America's soldiers and the society that sends them off to war, from the bestselling author of The Limits of Power and Washington Rules The United States has been "at war" in Iraq and Afghanistan for more than a decade. Yet as war has become normalized, a yawning gap has opened between America's soldiers... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 16.32
LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD ? A searing reassessment of U.S. military policy in the Middle East over the past four decades from retired army colonel and New York Times bestselling author Andrew J. Bacevich From the end of World War II until 1980, virtually no American soldiers were killed in action while serving in the Greater Middle... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 22.00
?[Niebuhr] is one of my favorite philosophers. I take away [from his works] the compelling idea that there?s serious evil in the world, and hardship and pain. And we should be humble and modest in our belief we can eliminate those things. But we shouldn?t use that as an excuse for cynicism and inaction. I take away . . . the sense we have to make... more...
- Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 37.99
While many analysts view the war for Kosovo as a one-sided affair of passing importance, this volume insists otherwise. To a greater extent than any other episode since the end of the Cold War, the war in Kosovo revealed the distinctive attributes of a new American "way of war." In so doing, the conflict also brought into sharp focus the dilemmas... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
The Gulf War of 1991 Reconsidered subjects one of the formative events of the post-Cold War era and a watershed in Middle Eastern international politics to a comprehensive reassessment. Condidering events from Arab, Israeli and American view points, the book examines the Gulf War's historical origins, conduct and legacy. more...