The Resource National Insecurity: : the Cost of American Militarism, (ebook)

National Insecurity: : the Cost of American Militarism, (ebook)

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National Insecurity: : the Cost of American Militarism
Title
National Insecurity:
Title remainder
the Cost of American Militarism
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eng
Summary
Upon leaving the White House in 1961, President Eisenhower famously warned Americans about the dangers of a "military industrial complex," and was clearly worried about the destabilizing effects of a national economy based on outsized investments in military spending. As more and more Americans fall into poverty and the global economy spirals downward, the United States is spending more on the military than ever before. What are the consequences and what can be done? Melvin Goodman, a twenty-four-year veteran of the CIA, brings peerless authority to his argument that US military spending is indeed making Americans poorer and less secure while undermining our political standing in the world. Drawing from his firsthand experience with war planners and intelligence strategists, Goodman offers an insider's critique of the US military economy from President's Eisenhower's farewell warning to Barack Obama's expansion of the military's power. He outlines a much needed vision for how to alter our military policy, practices, and spending in order to better position the United States globally and enhance prosperity and security at home
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Goodman, Melvin A
Dewey number
  • 355/.033573
  • 363.3251
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Open media series
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  • Eisenhower, Dwight D.
  • United States
  • Militarism
  • National security
  • National security
  • United States
  • Weapons systems
  • Military bases, American
  • United States
  • Strategy
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adult
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National Insecurity: : the Cost of American Militarism, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780872865952
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11859815
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remote
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11859815
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MWT11859815
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
National Insecurity: : the Cost of American Militarism, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780872865952
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11859815
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11859815
System control number
MWT11859815
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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