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Running the world : the inside story of the National Security Council and the architects of American power

Author: David J Rothkopf
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents a history of the National Security Council, analyzing how each administration has used the NSC to define and shape foreign and military policy in line with their own political agenda.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David J Rothkopf
ISBN: 1586482483 9781586482480
OCLC Number: 58546552
Description: xix, 554 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Committee in Charge of Running the World --
Washington's Choice --
Greatness Thrust Upon Them --
Gulliver Embarks: Leaders, Leadership, and the Difference Between the Two --
Bound in Lilliput --
America in Decline, the NSC Ascendant --
A Superpower in Search of Itself --
Morning in America, Twilight at the NSC --
Across a Bright Line in History --
The New, Improved, Post-Cold War, Information-Age, Indispensable Nation --
The Beginning of the End of the End of History --
A Thumb on the Scales: Tipping the Balance in the Battle Between the Traditionalists and the Transformationalists --
U.S. Foreign Policy in the Age of Ambiguity --
A Guide to Abbreviations and Acronyms.
Responsibility: David J. Rothkopf.
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The people at the top of the American national security establishment, the President and his key advisors are without question the most powerful committee in the history of the world. Pulls back the  Read more...

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