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- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 14.99
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...
- 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. 2008; US$ 13.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...