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Author LinkMaddow, Rachel.
Title LinkDrift : the unmooring of American military power / Rachel Maddow.
Edition 1st pbk ed.
Imprint New York : Broadway Books, [2013], c2012.
Description 275 p. ;  21 cm.
Type of Material Monograph
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-261) and index.
Contents Contents: 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 -- You build it, you own it.
Summary An exploration of Maddow’s view that our culture’s become deeply militarized, and that 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.
Subject LinkNational security -- United States.
LinkUnited States -- Military policy.
LinkUnited States -- Armed Forces -- Appropriations and expenditures.
LinkMilitarism -- United States.
LinkPolitical culture -- United States.
LinkUnited States -- Foreign relations -- 1989-
LinkUnited States -- Politics and government -- 1989-

System Number 000663714
ISBN Link0307460991 (pbk.)
Link9780307460998 (pbk.)

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