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The Resource America's war machine : vested interests, endless conflicts, James McCartney with Molly Sinclair McCartney

America's war machine : vested interests, endless conflicts, James McCartney with Molly Sinclair McCartney

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America's war machine : vested interests, endless conflicts
Title
America's war machine
Title remainder
vested interests, endless conflicts
Statement of responsibility
James McCartney with Molly Sinclair McCartney
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Language
eng
Summary
"When President Dwight D. Eisenhower prepared to leave the White House in 1961, he did so with an ominous message for the American people about the "disastrous rise" of the military-industrial complex. Fifty years later, the complex has morphed into a virtually unstoppable war machine, one that dictates U.S. economic and foreign policy in a direct and substantial way. Based on his experiences as an award-winning Washington-based reporter covering national security, James McCartney presents a compelling history, from the Cold War to present day that shows that the problem is far worse and far more wide-reaching than anything Eisenhower could have imagined. Big Military has become "too big to fail" and has grown to envelope the nation's political, cultural and intellectual institutions. These centers of power and influence, including the now-complicit White House and Congress, have a vested interest in preparing and waging unnecessary wars. The authors persuasively argue that not one foreign intervention in the past 50 years has made us or the world safer. With additions by Molly Sinclair McCartney, a fellow journalist with 30 years of experience, America's War Machine provides the context for today's national security state and explains what can be done about it"--
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1925-2011
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McCartney, James
Dewey number
355/.033573
Index
index present
LC call number
UA23
LC item number
.M2353 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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McCartney, Molly Sinclair
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  • United States
  • Militarism
  • United States
  • United States
  • Military-industrial complex
  • Civil-military relations
  • National security
  • HISTORY / Military / United States
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America's war machine : vested interests, endless conflicts, James McCartney with Molly Sinclair McCartney
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-277) and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2015028071
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 288 pages
Isbn
9781250069771
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015028071
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
America's war machine : vested interests, endless conflicts, James McCartney with Molly Sinclair McCartney
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-277) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2015028071
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 288 pages
Isbn
9781250069771
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015028071
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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