Descriere: The acclaimed author and BBC broadcaster on US politics and the American dream, from Richard Nixon to Donald Trump.
Page dim. 162 x 241 x 29
Weight: 516 grams
Autori: Naughtie James | Editura: Simon & Schuster Ltd | Anul aparitiei: 2020 | ISBN: 9781471177415 | Numar de pagini: 320 | Categorie: Politics
Melodena Stephens (Editor)
Agile Government: Emerging Perspectives in Public Management
The governments of today are not able to transform and adapt to changes in the world around them,
Stephen L. Carter
Civility: Manners, Morals, and the Etiquette of Democracy
The acclaimed author of "The Culture of Disbelief" proves to readers that manners matter to the future of America.
Martin Van Creveld
At a time when unprecedented change in international affairs is forcing governments, citizens, and armed forces everywhere to re-assess the question of whether military solutions to political problems are possible any longer, Martin van Creveld has written an audacious searching examination of the nature of war and of its radical transformation in our own time. For 200 years, military theory and strategy have been guided by the Clausewitzian assumption that war is rational--a reflection of national interest and an extension of politics by other means. However, van Creveld argues, the overwhelming pattern of conflict in the post-1945 world no longer yields fully to rational analysis. In fact, strategic planning based on such calculations is, and will continue to be, unrelated to current realities. Small-scale military eruptions around the globe have demonstrated new forms of warfare with a different cast of characters - guerilla armies, terrorists, and bandits--pursuing diverse goals by violent means with the most primitive to the most sophisticated weapons. Although these warriors and their tactics testify to the end of conventional war as we've known it, the public and the ...