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Failed states : the abuse of power and the assault on democracy

Author: Noam Chomsky
Publisher: New York : Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt, 2007, ©2006.
Series: American empire project.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Holt pbk. edView all editions and formats
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The United States has repeatedly asserted its right to intervene militarily against 'failed states' around the globe. In this much-anticipated follow-up to his international bestseller Hegemony or Survival, Chomsky turns the tables, showing how the United States itself shares features with other failed states-- and therefore is increasingly a danger to its own people and the world.
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Named Person: George W Bush; George W Bush
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Noam Chomsky
ISBN: 0805082840 9780805082845
OCLC Number: 123916512
Notes: Originally published in in 2006.
Description: 311 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Stark, dreadful, inescapable --
Outlaw states --
Illegal but legitimate --
Democracy promotion abroad --
Supporting evidence: the Middle East --
Democracy promotion at home.
Series Title: American empire project.
Responsibility: Noam Chomsky.
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The United States has repeatedly asserted its right to intervene militarily against 'failed states' around the globe. In this much-anticipated follow-up to his international bestseller Hegemony or Survival, Chomsky turns the tables, showing how the United States itself shares features with other failed states-- and therefore is increasingly a danger to its own people and the world.

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