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 ...

Republic In Peril

Author: David C. Hendrickson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190660392
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Odd Arne Westad, The Global Cold War: Third World Interventions and the
Making of Our Times (New York, 2007); John W. Dower, The Violent American
Century: War and Terror Since World War II (Chicago, 2017). Lippmann, U.S.
Foreign Policy, 132; Lippmann, U.S. War Aims, 78. Lenin's meaning in real
historical time was about killing and being killed, whereas colloquial expressions
of “using” and “taking advantage of" are more in keeping with my meaning. For
Lenin's usage, see ...

From 9 11 To Terror War

Author: Douglas Kellner
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742526389
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... thinking since World War Two and that appeared to be an emerging consensus
among Western nations during the era of globalization. The Bush administration's
language of "preemptive strikes," "regime change," and "anticipatory self-defense
" is purely Orwellian, presenting euphemisms for raw military aggression. Critics
assailed the new "Strike first, ask questions later" policy, the belligerent
unilateralism, and the dangerous legitimization of preemptive strikes.30 Israel,
Pakistan, ...

Debating War

Author: David J. Lorenzo
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317401980
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Fulbright also came to support various versions of the War Powers Act. Randall
Woods grounds Fulbright's understanding of futility in his southern experiences
and philosophical rooting in 18th and 19th century classical liberalism, and also
... for Violent Power: The Decline of America from Democracy to Empire Since
World War II (New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014); James Peck, Ideal Illusions:
How the US Government Coopted Human Rights (New York: Metropolitan Books,
 ...

Who Benefits From Global Violence And War

Author: Marc Pilisuk
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275994358
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Blum, W., (2004), Killing Hope: US Military and CIA Interventions Since World
War II (Monroe, ME: Common Courage Press). 29. Ganser, D., (2005), NATO's
Secret Armies: Operation Gladio and Terrorism in Western Europe (London:
Frank Cass Verlog); Rajiva, L., (2005), “The Pentagon's 'NATO Option,' http://www
.commondreams.org/views05/0210-22.htm (accessed ... Kinzer, S., (2006),
Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq (New York:
Times Books).

Bring Em On

Author: Yahya R. Kamalipour
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 0742572145
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The document, in effect, renounced the global security, multilateralism, and rule
by international law that had informed U.S. thinking since World War II and that
appeared to be a consensus among Western nations during the era of
globalization. ... had already used the so-called Bush doctrine and war against
terrorism to legitimate attacks on domestic and external foes, and there were
dangers that it could legitimate a proliferation of war and make the world more
unstable and violent.

After The World Trade Center

Author: Michael Sorkin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135774889
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... through nearly a century in which the United States rose to global hegemony,
none of the brutal wars—20 million killed in World War I, more than 30 million in
World War II, and many tens of millions in other wars on four continents—touched
the national territory of the United States. Not since the war of 1812 has there
been a signifi— cant incursion on the U.S. mainland. No other country has been
so immune to the terror that made the twentieth century the most violent in history
yet ...

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 policy. But anti-terrorism is not a ... This is a dangerous doctrine, one that
will undermine rather than strengthen American national security. The chapter
proposes an ... It derives from American primacy since World War II, the time
Henry Luce proclaimed was destined to be the "American Century." Though
Stalin's Soviet ...

The National Guard And The War On Terror Operation Iraqi Freedom

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Publisher: Government Printing Office
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The National Guard and the War on Terror: Operation Iraqi Freedom is the third
and final volume in a series that records the National Guard's participation to date
in America's first war of the twenty-first century. The first installment ... 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. Citizen-
soldiers ...

Understanding Terrorism

Author: Gus Martin
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1452299757
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The Franco regime successfully resisted intimidation from Adolf Hitler to enter
World War II on the side of Germany and Italy. Spanish rightists looked to
Spanish institutions and history to consolidate power domestically. They had a
strong ideological influence in Latin America that lasted throughout the latter half
of the 20th century. The power of all three regimes was ... Also, dictatorships have
arisen since World War II that adopted many features of prewar fascism. For
example, Latin ...