The Violent American Century

Author: John W. Dower
Publisher: Haymarket Books
ISBN: 1608467260
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The winner of numerous national prizes for his historical writings, including the Pulitzer and the National Book Award, Dower draws heavily on hard data and internal U.S. planning and pronouncements in this concise analysis of war and ...

The End Of The American Century

Author: David S. Mason
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742557024
Size: 57.86 MB
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Hard-hitting and provocative, yet measured and clearly written, The End of the American Century demonstrates the phases of social, economic, and international decline that mark the end of a period of world dominance that began with World ...

Confronting The Bush Doctrine

Author: Melvin Gurtov
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415355339
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1 American crusades Unilateralism, past and present Mel Gurtov Under George
W. Bush, anti-terrorism has replaced anti-communism as the dominant motif of
foreign ... This is a dangerous doctrine, one that will undermine rather than
strengthen American national security. ... It derives from American primacy since
World War II, the time Henry Luce proclaimed was destined to be the "American

Foundations Of The American Century

Author: Inderjeet Parmar
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231517939
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The report's characterization of all violent opposition, particularly in the Islamic
world, to U.S. foreign policy as “a global insurgency with a ... PPNS was a group
of organic intellectuals intimately connected with an American hegemonic project
to reshape the post-9/11 world. ... The “war on terror” cannot supply the rationale
to counter global climate change, natural disasters, and pandemics, for example.

The National Guard And The War On Terror Operation Iraqi Freedom

Publisher: Government Printing Office
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As the events of the war on terror continue to unfold, the National Guard remains
committed to the defeat of America's ... final volume in a series that records the
National Guard's participation to date in America's first war of the twenty-first
century. ... From the initial invasion in March 2003 to the outbreak of brutal
violence in the sectarian uprising of 2006, extended and repeated deployments
resulted in the largest commitment of National Guard personnel to combat since
World War II.

American Foreign Policy Since World War Ii

Author: Steven W. Hook
Publisher: Cq Press
ISBN: 9781568028187
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President George W. Bush immediately declared war not only against al Qaeda,
but also against terrorism in general and all foreign governments that ... Thus the
"American century," which began during World War II, outlasted the Cold War.

The Columbia History Of Post World War Ii America

Author: Mark C Carnes
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231511809
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With very few exceptions, new labor historians who study unions in the twentieth
century have focused exclusively on the CIO and its ... Lichtenstein's Labor's War
at Home: The CIO in World War II (Cambridge University Press, 1982) and The
Most Dangerous Man in ... 1998), 814–829; Saidiya Hartman, Scenes of
Subjection: Terror, Slavery, and Self-Making in Nineteenth-Century America (
Oxford ...

Foreign Policy At The Periphery

Author: Bevan Sewell
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 081316849X
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Blending new, internationalist approaches to diplomatic history with newly released archival materials, Foreign Policy at the Periphery brings together diverse strands of scholarship to address compelling issues in modern world history.

Unintended Consequences

Author: Kenneth J. Hagan
Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 9781861893109
Size: 79.38 MB
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Following World War 11 and the Korean War, American troops stayed on in
Germany, Japan, Italy and South Korea for more than half a century after fighting
had ceased. Five years into the 'Global War on Terrorism' it appears that us
troops ...

World Terrorism An Encyclopedia Of Political Violence From Ancient Times To The Post 9 11 Era

Author: James Ciment
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131745152X
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It can be so inclusive as to encompass virtually any act of violence or threat of
violencewar, crime, bullying—or exclusive to the ... those who died in the
September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks) are not necessarily the same as the targets
of the violence (the U.S. populace at large). ... As the encyclopedia explores
terrorism in the postWorld War II era, however, the term takes on its more widely
... James Ciment During the last half of the twentieth century, terrorism became
xix Introduction.