The Costs and Consequences of American Empire
Paperback ISBN: 0805075593
The new edition of the author's insightful and often troubling analysis of American foreign policy focuses on the unintended negative consequences of American actions abroad, from forced globalism to environmental disasters, in an updated study that addresses recent international events, including September 11th and the Iraq conflict. Original. 15,000
Sleeping With the Devil
How Washington Sold Our Soul for Saudi Crude
Paperback ISBN: 1400052688
A veteran of the CIA provides an insider's account of the love-hate relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia, giving an up-close view of the corrupt Saudi empire and how the royal family's suppport of a radical religious group helps keep them in power while fostering hatred of the West throughout Saudi society, and explaining why turning a blind eye to Saudi turmoil has damaged America's homeland security. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 0896087247
Six essays by Indian novelist and political activist Roy express her perspectives on democracy, imperialism, the war on terrorism, and related contemporary issues. One is an introduction to a book by Noam Chomsky, and another her widely circulated speech to the January 2003 World Social Forum. A glossary, notes, and an index are provided. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Fences and Windows
Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Globalization Debate
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 0312307993
Essays, speeches, columns, and articles reflect the author's views on a range of issues, including the privatization of water, genetically modified food, and free trade.
Paperback ISBN: 0801487110
Do environmental problems and processes produce violence? Current U.S. policy about environmental conflict and scholarly work on environmental security assume direct causal links between population growth, resource scarcity, and violence. This belief...
Four Years at West Point
Paperback ISBN: 1400076935
Documents the daily routines of the prestigious U.S. military academy during a turbulent time in its history, offering portraits of cadets and the elite officers who educate them, describing the institution's reaction to the September 11 attacks, and considering how it reflects American society. Reprint. 125,000 first printing.
The Savage Wars of Peace
Small Wars and the Rise of American Power
Paperback ISBN: 046500721x
An account of the undeclared wars in American history, including those fought in Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, and Kosovo, argues their role in American international affairs and profiles such figures as Stephen Decatur and Army Lieutenant George S. Patton. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
THE RISE OF AMERICAN POWER.
Confessions Of An Economic Hit Man
Hardcover ISBN: 1576753018
A former consultant to the U.S. government reveals the inner workings of the high-stakes economic game that encourages third world economies to borrow money so that major corporations like Halliburton end up getting the lucrative contracts.