America Alone: The Neo-Conservatives and the Global Order / Edition 1

America Alone: The Neo-Conservatives and the Global Order / Edition 1

by Stefan Halper, Jonathan Clarke
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521838347

ISBN-13: 9780521838344

Pub. Date: 07/15/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Used wisely, America's immense military power can preserve freedom but used unwisely, it can fracture global stability. Stefan Halper and Jonathan Clarke argue, that as long as neo-conservative radicals dominate the nation's national security process, fracture is more likely. Assuming Americans will see increasing threats in the future, this book is important

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Overview

Used wisely, America's immense military power can preserve freedom but used unwisely, it can fracture global stability. Stefan Halper and Jonathan Clarke argue, that as long as neo-conservative radicals dominate the nation's national security process, fracture is more likely. Assuming Americans will see increasing threats in the future, this book is important because it identifies the factions and agendas involved. It advocates an alternative approach based on a return to the mainstream principles that have successfully guided American diplomacy for half a century. years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521838344
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/15/2004
Pages:
382
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. The neo-conservatives: a new political interest group; 2. Origins and early development; 3. The nineties: from near-death to resurrection; 4. The neo-conservative association; 5. The false history; 6. Outreach to the media and evangelicals; 7. Iraq: the false pretenses; 8. America: perception and counter perception; 9. The neo-conservative 'World War IV' and its impact on American society; 10. The balance sheet and looking ahead; Appendix.

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