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The American way of war : guided missiles, misguided men, and a republic in peril

作者: Eugene Jarecki
出版商: New York : Free Press, 2008.
版本/格式:   圖書 : 傳記 : 英語 : 1st Free Press hardcover ed所有版本和格式的總覽
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In the sobering aftermath of America's invasion of Iraq, documentarian Jarecki launches a penetrating inquiry into how forces within the American political, economic, and military systems have come to undermine the carefully crafted structure of our republic--upsetting its balance of powers, vastly strengthening the hand of the president in taking the nation to war, and imperiling the workings of American democracy.  再讀一些...
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提及的人: George W Bush
資料類型: 傳記, 網際網路資源
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所有的作者/貢獻者: Eugene Jarecki
ISBN: 9781416544562 1416544569
OCLC系統控制編碼: 166373194
描述: vii, 324 pages ; 24 cm
内容: Introduction : Mission creep --
The tip of the spear --
The arsenal of democracy --
Fear in the night --
Big white men --
John Boyd, Donald Rumsfeld, and the meaning of transformation --
The missing "C" : an insider's guide to the complex --
Shock and awe at home --
Conclusion : If I ran the zoo.
責任: Eugene Jarecki.
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In the sobering aftermath of America's invasion of Iraq, documentarian Jarecki launches a penetrating inquiry into how forces within the American political, economic, and military systems have come to undermine the carefully crafted structure of our republic--upsetting its balance of powers, vastly strengthening the hand of the president in taking the nation to war, and imperiling the workings of American democracy. Surveying a scorched landscape of America's military adventures and misadventures, Jarecki's account includes interviews with leading figures in the Bush administration, Congress, the military, academia, and the defense industry. Their insights expose the deepest roots of American war making. As Jarecki powerfully argues, only concerted action by the American people can, and must, compel the nation back on course.--From publisher description.

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