Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power

Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power

Rachel Maddow

The number 1 ny occasions bestseller that charts America’s harmful float right into a country of perpetual battle.

Written with bracing wit and intelligence, Rachel Maddow's Drift argues that we have drifted clear of America's unique beliefs and turn into a country weirdly at peace with perpetual warfare. to appreciate how we have now arrived at the sort of risky position, Maddow takes us from the Vietnam warfare to trendy battle in Afghanistan, alongside the best way exploring Reagan's radical presidency, the anxious upward thrust of government authority, the slow outsourcing of our war-making features to non-public businesses, the plummeting percent of yankee households whose youngsters struggle our consistent wars for us, or even the altering fortunes of G.I. Joe. eventually, she exhibits us simply how a lot we stand to lose through permitting the scope of yank army strength to overpower our political discourse. 
   Sensible but provocative, useless severe but seri­ously humorous, Drift will reinvigorate a "loud and jangly" political debate approximately our enormous and confounding nationwide defense kingdom.

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