Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic (American Empire Project)

Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic (American Empire Project)


A New York occasions bestseller, Nemesis is Chalmers Johnson's "fiercest book―and his most sensible" (Andrew J. Bacevich)

In his prophetic e-book Blowback, Chalmers Johnson associated the CIA's clandestine actions overseas to catastrophe at domestic. In The Sorrows of Empire, he explored the ways that the expansion of yank militarism and the garrisoning of the planet have jeopardized our balance. In Nemesis, the bestselling and ultimate quantity in what has turn into referred to as the Blowback Trilogy, he exhibits how imperial overstretch is undermining the republic itself, either economically and politically.

Delving into new areas―from plans to militarize outer area to Constitution-breaking presidential actions at domestic and the devastating corruption of a toothless Congress―Nemesis offers a extraordinary description of the catch into which the reckless objectives of America's leaders have taken us. Johnson confronts questions of urgent urgency: What are the unintentional outcomes of our dependence on an everlasting battle financial system? What does it suggest while a nation's major intelligence association turns into the president's mystery military? Or while the globe's sole "hyperpower" turns into the best hyper-debtor of all times?

Writing "as if the very lifestyles of the country is at stake" (San Francisco Chronicle), Johnson deals his such a lot "bracing" and "important" (Los Angeles Times) exploration of the predicament dealing with America.

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