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Washington Rules

America's Path to Permanent War

Washington Rules( )
Author: Bacevich, Andrew J.
Series title:American Empire Project Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8050-9141-0
Publication Date:Aug 2010
Publisher:Henry Holt & Company
Imprint:Metropolitan Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

The bestselling author ofThe Limits of Power critically examines the Washington consensus on national security and why it must change

For the last half century, as administrations have come and gone, the fundamental assumptions about America's military policy have remained unchanged: American security requires the United States (and us alone) to maintain a permanent armed presence around the globe, to prepare our forces for military operations in far-flung...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / General
Political Science / International Relations / General
Political Science / Public Policy / Military Policy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.12 x 8.6 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:0.946 Pounds
Author Biography
Bacevich, Andrew J. (Author)
Andrew Bacevich was born in Normal Illinois. He was a graduate of West Point in 1969 and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He later held posts in Germany and the Persian Gulf up until his retirement from service in the early 1990's. He has a PhD in American Diplomatic History from Princeton University and has taught at West Point and Johns Hopkins University before joining the faculty at Boston University in 1998 and becoming Professor of International Relations. He has been a critic of the U.S. occupation of Iraq calling the conflict a catastrophic failure. He wrote several books including American Empire: The Realities and Consequences of U.S. Diplomacy and Washington Rules.

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