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A concise dissection of the new U.S. unilateralism, Power Trip is the first book-length critique of this fundamental shift in U.S. foreign policy to consolidate and extend U.S. global control. Charting the new terrain of foreign policy after September 11 and demonstrating how the Bush administration is building on the policies of its successors, here are Barbara Ehrenreich, William Hartung, Ahmed Rashid, Michael Ratner, Noy Thrupkaew, Coletta Youngers, Mark Weisbrot, and their contemporaries on the Bush ...
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Overview

A concise dissection of the new U.S. unilateralism, Power Trip is the first book-length critique of this fundamental shift in U.S. foreign policy to consolidate and extend U.S. global control. Charting the new terrain of foreign policy after September 11 and demonstrating how the Bush administration is building on the policies of its successors, here are Barbara Ehrenreich, William Hartung, Ahmed Rashid, Michael Ratner, Noy Thrupkaew, Coletta Youngers, Mark Weisbrot, and their contemporaries on the Bush administration and its flawed ambition to control the world.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781583225790
  • Publisher: Seven Stories Press
  • Publication date: 3/15/2003
  • Series: An Open Media Book Series
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 5.59 (w) x 8.26 (h) x 0.53 (d)

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JOHN FEFFER'S books include Beyond Detente: Soviet Foreign Policy and U.S. Options, Shock Waves: Eastern Europe After the Revolutions, Living in Hope: Communities Respond to Globalization, and Power Trip: U.S. Unilateralism and Global Strategy after September 11. From 1998 to 2001, Feffer lived in Tokyo and traveled throughout East Asia, making more than twenty trips to South Korea and three trips to North Korea. He lives in the Washington, D.C., area.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 7
Preface 9
Introduction 14
Ch. 1 How Things Have Changed 28
Ch. 2 The People 39
Ch. 3 The Policies 50
Resources 50
Military 60
International Law 74
Foreign Economic Policy 85
Intelligence 96
Culture 106
Ch. 4 The Archipelago of "Evil" 117
Central Asia 117
Middle East 128
Africa 138
Latin America 150
Asia 161
Ch. 5 The Response 173
Ch. 6 How Things Should Change 184
Afterword 195
App. A U.S. List of Foreign Terrorist Organizations 202
App. B The Project for the New American Century 205
App. C Americans for Victory Over Terrorism 210
App. D Going It Alone 211
Resources 215
Notes 227
About the Contributors 250
Sponsoring Organizations 252
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