Imperial Designs: Neoconservatism and the New Pax Americana

Imperial Designs: Neoconservatism and the New Pax Americana

by Gary Dorrien
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415949807

ISBN-13: 9780415949804

Pub. Date: 08/01/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This work argues that the influence of neoconservatives has been none too small and all too important in the shaping of this monumental doctrine and historic moment in American foreign policy. Through a fascinating account of the central figures in the neoconservative movement and their push for war with Iraq, he reveals the imperial designs that have guided them

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This work argues that the influence of neoconservatives has been none too small and all too important in the shaping of this monumental doctrine and historic moment in American foreign policy. Through a fascinating account of the central figures in the neoconservative movement and their push for war with Iraq, he reveals the imperial designs that have guided them in their quest for the establishment of a global Pax Americana.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415949804
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction: Neocons in Power1
1"Trotsky's Orphans" A Brief History of Neoconservatism7
2"The Bully on the Block" Paul Wolfowitz, Colin Powell, and American Superpowerdom27
3"An Empire, If You Will Keep It" Charles Krauthammer, Joshua Muravchik, and the Unipolarist Imperative75
4"Benevolent Global Hegemony" William Kristol, Robert Kagan, and the Project for the New American Century125
5"The Road to Jerusalem Runs through Baghdad" The Iraq War, Hardline Zionism, and American Conservatisms181
6Conclusion: An Empire in Denial223
Notes259
Index291

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