ISBN 9780745328652,World In Crisis

World In Crisis

Author:

Gabriel Kolko

Publisher:

Pluto Press

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ISBN 9780745328652
Publisher

Pluto Press

Publication Year 2009
ISBN-13

ISBN 9780745328652

ISBN-10 0745328652
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 176 Pages
Language (English)
World in Crisis is a new book from one of the world's leading scholars.Gabriel Kolko provides a panoramic overview of the problems facing the US and the world today. Each chapter covers a key topic, spanning a range of international issues including the current financial crisis, the limits of US foreign policy, the politicisation of intelligence, and why a war with Iran would by likely to culminate in disaster for the US. Kolko also outlines why changes in military technology make all wars, no matter who fights them, increasingly futile.At the heart of the book is the idea that the international system is in the grip of a great transition. Kolko shows how America is losing its dominance, and examines the profound changes we are experiencing as it is forced to accept the limits of its military power. World in Crisis is a new book from one of the world's leading scholars. Gabriel Kolko provides a panoramic overview of the problems facing the US and the world today.?Each chapter covers a key topic, spanning a range of international issues including the current financial crisis, the limits of US foreign policy, the politicisation of intelligence, and why a war with Iran would be likely to culminate in disaster for the US. Kolko also outlines why changes in military technology make all wars, no matter who fights them, increasingly futile.? At the heart of the book is the idea that the international system is in the grip of a great transition. Kolko shows how America is losing its dominance, and examines the profound changes we are experiencing as it is forced to accept the limits of its military power.

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