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State vs. Defense : the battle to define America's empire

Author: Stephen Glain
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©2011.
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A masterful account of how sixty years of American militarism created the Cold War, fanned decades of unnecessary conflict, helped to fuel Islamist terror, and threatens to bankrupt the country. For most of the twentieth century, the sword has led before the olive branch in American foreign policy. In eye-opening fashion, State vs. Defense shows how America truly operates as a superpower and explores the constant  Read more...
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Glain, Stephen.
State vs. Defense : the battle to define America's empire.
New York : Crown Publishers, ©2011
(DLC) 2010053206
(OCoLC)695390087
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Glain
ISBN: 9780307888983 0307888983 1299254225 9781299254220
OCLC Number: 757487006
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Archetype --
The wages of fear --
Seeing reds --
Inside job --
Rogue Orientalists --
Treaty-port yanks --
War for peace --
Looking-glass war --
Madmen --
Interregnum --
1983 --
Endgame --
Reformation --
The weight of peace --
Denouement.
Responsibility: Stephen Glain.

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