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The Empire Has No Clothes : U.S. Foreign Policy Exposed.

Author: Ivan Eland
Publisher: Chicago : Independent Institute, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Delving into the concept of the United States as an empire, this investigation examines U.S. interventions around the world-from the Spanish-American War to the invasion of Iraq-demonstrating how they not only contradict the principles of both liberals and conservatives but also make a mockery of the Founding Fathers' vision for a free republic. In recent years, "blowback" and the enormous expansion of federal power  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Eland, Ivan.
Empire Has No Clothes : U.S. Foreign Policy Exposed.
Chicago : Independent Institute, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ivan Eland
ISBN: 9781598131222 1598131222 9781598131239 1598131230
OCLC Number: 821177439
Description: 1 online resource (272 pages)

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Delving into the concept of the United States as an empire, this investigation examines U.S. interventions around the world-from the Spanish-American War to the invasion of Iraq-demonstrating how they not only contradict the principles of both liberals and conservatives but also make a mockery of the Founding Fathers' vision for a free republic. In recent years, "blowback" and the enormous expansion of federal power have threatened the American homeland itself, curtailing the liberties these interventions were supposed to protect. This book, however, exposes the flaws of U.S. interventionism a.

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