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- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 44.00
Temptations of Power examines the new security dilemma which confronted George W. Bush when terrorists proved on 9/11 that they could seriously wound a great military powers on home ground. The authors argue that the response was influenced by neo-conservative exaggeration of the efficacy of military power and belief in the US ability. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 57.95
This new study shows how the American-led ?war on terror? has brought about the most significant shift in the contours of the international system since the end of the Cold War. A new ?imperial moment? is now discernible in US foreign policy in the wake of the neo-conservative rise to power in the USA, marked by the development of a fresh strategic... more...
- Scribner 2007; US$ 26.00
With its barbecues, new Cadillacs, and $4,000 snakeskin cowboy boots, Texas is all about power and money -- and the power that money buys. This detailed and wide-scope account shows how a group of wealthy Texas Republicans quietly hijacked American politics for their own gain. Getting George W. Bush elected, we learn, was just the tip of the iceberg....... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.95
National Bestseller One of the Best Books of the Year: New York Times , Washington Post , Los Angeles Times , USA Today , Boston Globe , and Time † An instant classic of war reporting, The Forever War is the definitive account of America's conflict with Islamic fundamentalism and a searing exploration of its human costs. Through... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 28.00
With world affairs so troubled, what kind of foreign policy should the United States pursue? Benjamin Page and Marshall Bouton look for answers in a surprising place: among the American people. Drawing on a series of national surveys conducted between 1974 and 2004, Page and Bouton reveal that?contrary to conventional wisdom?Americans generally hold... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 60.00
This book offers a perspective decidedly different from that of the Bush Administration and its neoconservative supporters. Since the United Nations embraced the right of national self-determination in 1945, the historical odds have been unfavorable to great powers that impose military occupations on smaller nations. This point is bolstered by the... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 18.00
From one of the world?s most admired women, this is former National Security Advisor and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice?s compelling story of eight years serving at the highest levels of government.† In her position as America?s chief diplomat, Rice traveled almost continuously around the globe, seeking common ground among sometimes bitter enemies,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
Foreign policy success or failure is often attributed to the role of leadership. This volume explores the relationship between President George W. Bush's leadership, the administration's stated belief in the power of ideas (and the ideas of power) and its approach to the war on terror. Drawing on the international expertise of ten American foreign... more...
- Free Press 2002; US$ 15.99
Chris Matthews has been playing "hardball" since the day he was born. From his first political run-in in the first grade to his years working as presidential speechwriter for Jimmy Carter and top aide to Tip O'Neill, Matthews grew up loving his country and dreaming of his chance to protect it. As one of the most honest, brash, and in-your-face journalists... more...