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Author Mann, Jim, 1946-

Title The Obamians : the struggle inside the White House to redefine American power / James Mann

Publ Info New York : Viking, 2012
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Descript xx, 392 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents "A look I recognized" -- "I'm running out of demons" -- Democrats in exile -- The trout fishers -- The Obamians -- "Join us" -- "To track down, capture, or kill" -- CIA and the "Aw, shit!" campaign -- Afghanistan : flip of the COIN -- "It's not like this ghost in his head" -- The speeches : "Evil does exist" -- The Scowcroft Democrats -- No Roosevelt, no Churchill, no brandy -- "Iran, Iran, Iran, and Iran" -- The outsiders -- "Richard being Richard" -- Hillary Clinton's "miracle" speech -- "Now means yesterday" -- "We are all Democrats now" -- Libya : to fly -- New moon over Pakistan -- Unfinished business
Note An analysis of the events, ideas, and conflicts that have defined the Obama administration's foreign policy explores the struggles to enact coherent and effective policies at a time of global turmoil
LC subject United States -- Foreign relations -- 2009-
United States -- Military policy
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-
Obama, Barack
Obama, Barack -- Political and social views
Obama, Barack -- Friends and associates
Power (Social sciences) -- United States -- History -- 21st century
Democratic Party (U.S.) -- History -- 21st century
Presidents -- United States -- Biography
Politicians -- United States -- Biography
ISBN 9780670023769