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By Richard Kugler

Forging nationwide protection ideas is likely one of the most vital and hard demanding situations that the U.S. govt faces. during this landmark ebook, Dr. Richard Kugler addresses the U.S. tune list during this enviornment during the last century. for every president, from Theodore Roosevelt to Barack Obama, he asks even if U.S. key judgements have been clever or unwise. Kugler reaches a troubling end: even though the USA has frequently acted properly, too frequently it has acted unwisely in ways in which have had destructive, unexpected results.

Kugler begins by way of reviewing U.S. technique through the many years overlaying WWI and WWII. He then devotes 5 chapters to the chilly battle from the past due Nineteen Forties to the Nineteen Eighties. He deals 4 lengthy chapters at the sleek age, overlaying Presidents George H. W. Bush, invoice Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama. alongside the best way he offers substantial element concerning the techniques of those 4 presidents—their successes and their blunders. the result's an in-depth portrayal of those years that exceeds different approach books. The booklet offers wide and demanding documentation in notes, bibliography, and index.

This ebook bargains readers an exceptional chance to benefit approximately U.S. nationwide safeguard process and the way to judge it.

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