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ISBN: 0241143233 / ISBN-13: 9780241143230

Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy

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The world's foremost critic of US foreign policy exposes the hollow promises of democracy in US actions abroad and at home. The United States has ... Show synopsis

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  • Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy (Hamish Hamilton Ltd) – Hardcover (2006)
    by Noam Chomsky

    Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy

    Hardcover, Hamish Hamilton Ltd
    2006
    320 pages

    ISBN: 0241143233
    ISBN-13: 9780241143230

    The US government has routinely cited the threat of 'failed states' to global security, asserting the right to intervene with military force to prevent their further collapse. 'Failed states' are those on the peripheries of the global system, with either weak, nonexistent or dictatorial governments, allegedly incapable of satisfying the basic needs of their citizens and considered a danger to the world and to their own people. In this ground-breaking new book, celebrated thinker Noam Chomsky argues that America itself is a ... Show more

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Overall customer rating: 4.500
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Eye opener

by bass1clarinet@charter.net on Aug 9, 2012

This book should be on every ones reading list. Our government should take a HARD LOOK AT ITSELF. The kettle is black,

RRDJ
by RRDJ on Oct 25, 2007

Right on. Democracy is under attack from all sides.

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