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Author Unger, David C

Title The emergency state : America's pursuit of absolute national security at all costs / David C. Unger

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : Penguin Press, 2012
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCRI-Warwick  UA23 .U464 2012    DUE 09-01-14
 RWU Main Library  UA23 .U464 2012    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  UA23 .U464 2012    AVAILABLE
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Descript 359 pages ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p.313 - 342) and index
Contents Introduction -- Losing our way -- The godfather -- The framing of the permanent emergency state -- Runaway train -- Belated realism -- Tunnel vision -- Emergency repairs -- Damage control -- A different path -- The president we wanted -- Soft landing -- Bridge to nowhere -- Come the destroyer -- Hope abandoned -- Beyond the emergency state -- Conclusion
LC subject National security -- United States
Crisis management -- United States
National security -- United States -- Decision making
Security sector -- United States -- History
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century
United States -- Politics and government -- 21st century
Alt Title America's pursuit of absolute national security at all costs
ISBN 9781594203244
1594203245