Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire

Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire

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Trade Paper, Owl Books (NY), 2004, ISBN# 0805075593
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An analysis of American foreign policy focuses on the unintended negative consequences of American actions abroad, from forced globalism to environmental disasters.

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An analysis of American foreign policy focuses on the unintended negative consequences of American actions abroad, from forced globalism to environmental disasters.

Now with a new and up-to-date Introduction by the author, the bestselling account of the effect of American global policies, hailed as "brilliant and iconoclastic" (Los Angeles Times)
The term "blowback," invented by the CIA, refers to the unintended results of American actions abroad. In this incisive and controversial book, Chalmers Johnson lays out in vivid detail the dangers faced by our overextended empire, which insists on projecting its military power to every corner of the earth and using American capital and markets to force global economic integration on its own terms. From a case of rape by U.S. servicemen in Okinawa to our role in Asia's financial crisis, from our early support for Saddam Hussein to our conduct in the Balkans, Johnson reveals the ways in which our misguided policies are planting the seeds of future disaster.
In a new edition that addresses recent international events from September 11 to the war in Iraq, this now classic book remains as prescient and powerful as ever.

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Number of Pages: 288
Number in Series: 1
Original Languages: English
Subject: IMPERIALISM ,  INTERVENTION (INTERNATIONAL LAW) ,  UNITED STATES_FOREIGN RELATIONS_1989- ,  UNITED STATES_MILITARY POLICY
Author: Johnson, Chalmers
Target Audience: Trade
Edition: 2 ,  Revised
Series Title: American Empire Project Ser.
Publisher: Henry Holt & Co
ISBN-13: 9780805075595
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 5.25 x 8.00 x 1.00 Inches
ISBN-10: 0805075593
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