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American wars : illusions and realities

Author: Paul Buchheit
Publisher: Atlanta, GA : Clarity Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Buchheit
ISBN: 9780932863560 0932863566
OCLC Number: 154697999
Description: 188 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: American wars v. s American values --
Americans value honor: We fight for the right reasons --
Illusion 1: We fight for peace and democracy / Paul Buchheit --
Illusion 2: We fight to defend our personal freedoms / Judi Nitsch --
Americans value truthfulness: We can believe our decision-makers --
Illusion 3: Our government tells us the truth about our wars / Cindy Sheehan --
Illusion 4: We stay in Iraq to prevent further bloodshed among Iraqis / Joshua Holland --
Illusion 5: The mainstream media gives us balanced reporting / Anup Shah --
Americans value self-awareness: We understand how war affects us --
Illusion 6: War doesn't impact me personally / Maureen Dolan --
Illusion 7: The military will take good care of our soldiers / Tod Ensign --
Illusion 8: War boosts the economy for all Americans / Jesu Estrada --
Illusion 9: We always win / Vic Blazier --
Americans value compassion: We do not mistreat the enemy --
Illusion 10: Suffering is minimized in today's wars / Kathy Kelly --
Illusion 11: Our modern military warfare only kills the "bad guys" / Marc Herold --
Illusion 12: "Collateral damage" is an impersonal by-product of war / Gayle Brandeis --
Illusion 13: War is temporary / Sherwood Ross --
Americans value altruism: We are making the world a better place --
Illusion 14: America's relationship with Israel promotes stability in the Middle East / Ghada Talhami --
Illusion 15: Developing countries ultimately benefit from our wars for democracy / Maurice Carney --
Illusion 16: The environmental consequences of war are insignificant / Tom Hastings --
Americans value realism: War is inevitable --
Illusion 17: I personally have no better options than joining the military / Amy Meyers --
Illusion 18: Wars result from the aggressive nature of human beings / Arun Gandhi --
Illusion 19: Humans are inevitably driven to war / Howard Zinn.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Buchheit.
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