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- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 29.95
Since September 11, 2001, the extensive literature on the United States?s image abroad, by popular pundits and academics alike, leaves the reader with a false impression that foreigners? views of America are normally negative and impervious to change. In fact they are complex, emotional, frequently internally contradictory, and often change quickly.... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 19.95
John Brady Kiesling, a twenty-year veteran of the foreign service, publicly resigned his position as political counselor of the U.S. Embassy in Athens in February 2003 to protest the Bush administration?s impending invasion of Iraq. He believed that the security, economic, and moral costs of this war, including the blackening of America?s image abroad,... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.74
A riveting portrait of President Bush as he broadens the war on terror overseas?and plunges into high-stakes political battles at home "They misunderestimated me," George W. Bush famously remarked on the eve of his historic presidency. Fractured syntax aside, Bush was right: his detractors misunderstood his appeal to the American public, and underestimated... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2004; US$ 12.95
?George W. Bush is a liar. He has lied large and small, directly and by omission. He has mugged the truth?not merely in honest error, but deliberately, consistently, and repeatedly.? ?from the Introduction All American presidents have lied, but George W. Bush has relentlessly abused the truth. In this scathing indictment of the president and his inner... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2004; US$ 16.95
Dubbed by Barron?s as ?The Shadow CIA,? George Friedman?s global intelligence company, Stratfor, has provided analysis to Fortune 500 companies, news outlets, and even the U.S. government. Now Friedman delivers the geopolitical story that the mainstream media has been unable to uncover ? the startling truth behind America?s foreign policy and war... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2006; US$ 24.95
Dick Cheney is the most powerful yet most unpopular vice president in U.S. history. He has thrived alongside a president who from day one had little interest in policy and limited experience in the ways of Washington. Yet Cheney?s quiet, steady rise to prominence over a span of three decades occurred largely behind the scenes. Now veteran reporters... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 32.99
Rarely does scholarship anticipate the most dramatic events of the moment. In this timely work Gary Hart does just that, arguing for the restoration of republican virtues and for homeland security as an important first step. The American democratic republic has from its founding been a paradoxical success. Simultaneously attached to state and national... more...
- Scribner 2006; US$ 13.99
In Destined for Destiny , George W. Bush offers readers an intimate, plainspoken, and often readable look at the character-shaping achievements that led to his inevitable rise to the office of President of the United States. Written from the heart, not from the brain, this definitive autobiography takes readers on a journey through the 43rd President's... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 21.99
A century ago, the Theodore Roosevelt administration believed building an American empire was the only way the U.S. could ensure its role in the world, but came to see the occupation of the Philippines as America's "heel of Achilles." Woodrow Wilson, shocked by the failure of American intervention in Mexico and by the outbreak of World War I, came... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 27.99
Since the end of the Cold War, the United States has lacked a grand strategy to replace "containment of communism." In this vacuum, the Bush administration has used the "war on terrorism" as an excuse for unilateralism, preemption, and hegemony. America is at a crossroads between empire and republic. In this bold new book, Hart refutes preemption... more...