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- Henry Holt and Co. 2008; US$ 14.99
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...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 14.99
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. 2013; US$ 16.99
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...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 10.99
Provides a warning of a dangerous dual obsession that has taken hold of Americans, conservatives and liberals alike. This book examines the origins and implications of a misguided enterprise. It shows how American militarism emerged as a reaction to the Vietnam War. It urges to restore a sense of realism and a sense of proportion to US policy. more...
- Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 29.99
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, USA 2013; US$ 14.99
In this provocative book, Andrew Bacevich warns of a dangerous dual obsession that has taken hold of Americans, both conservatives and liberals alike. It is a marriage of militarism and utopian ideology, of unprecedented military might wed to a blind faith in the universality of American values. This mindset, Bacevich warns, invites endless war and... more...
- Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 33.99
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...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 19.00
“[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... 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...