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Of Paradise and Power: America and Europe in the New World Order

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 13, 2014

    Enjoyed this read

    I read this while deployed in 2006 after noticing it on the USAF recommened reading list. I enjoyed the perspective and thought. Add it to your library.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 4, 2004

    Provocative essay on the current state of the transatlantic relationship

    Robert Kagan's treatise on the current state of transatlantic relations provides a refreshing and unique insight into the troubling situation in which America and Europe navigate through today. By outlining the philosophical ideologies of Kant and Hobbes and the historical events that shaped the current anarchic system of the world, Kagan rightly observes the liberal and realist approaches to international affairs as the dividing point between the 'paradise' of Europe and the 'power' of the United States. Although I disagree with many of his views, Mr. Kagan does an excellent job of shining much needed light on this dormant issue which will surely be a defining point not only for the future of the United States and the rest of the powerful 'West', but for the entire foreign affairs community as well.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 25, 2003

    Good book for reference purposes

    Good book, but not a great one. It's more of an essay that illustrates some obvious differences between 'post-modern' Europe and the United States. Could have been more than it was.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 23, 2003

    Fantastic Read

    Kagan, has done a superb job in detailing the differences as well as the similarities between the United States and Europe. It is a chilling reminder of what brought us together, and is a stark reality of what is tearing us apart. The only problem with the book is that it is to short.

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