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Maddow, Rachel
Drift : the unmooring of American military power / Rachel Maddow
1st ed
New York : Crown, c2012
book jacket
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 4th Floor  UA23 .M17 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) National security -- United States
Subject United States -- Military policy
United States -- Armed Forces -- Appropriations and expenditures
Subject(s) Militarism -- United States
Political culture -- United States
Subject United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989-
United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-
Physical Description 275 p. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Prologue: Is it too late to descope this? -- G.I. Joe, Ho Chi Minh, and the American art of fighting about fighting -- A nation at peace everywhere in the world -- Let 'er fly -- Isle of spice -- Stupid regulations -- Mylanta, 'tis of thee -- Doing more with less (hassle) -- "One hell of a killing machine" -- An $8 trillion fungus among us -- Epilogue: You build it, you own it
Summary Maddow shows how deeply militarized our culture has become--how the role of the national security sector has shape-shifted and grown over the past century to the point of being financially unsustainable and confused in mission
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