Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power

Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power

Rachel Maddow

The no 1 big apple instances bestseller that charts America’s harmful glide right into a country of perpetual conflict.

Written with bracing wit and intelligence, Rachel Maddow's Drift argues that now we have drifted clear of America's unique beliefs and develop into a kingdom weirdly at peace with perpetual warfare. to appreciate how we've got arrived at one of these risky position, Maddow takes us from the Vietnam battle to ultra-modern warfare in Afghanistan, alongside the best way exploring Reagan's radical presidency, the nerve-racking upward push of government authority, the sluggish outsourcing of our war-making features to personal businesses, the plummeting percent of yankee households whose youngsters struggle our consistent wars for us, or even the altering fortunes of G.I. Joe. finally, she exhibits us simply how a lot we stand to lose by way of 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 big and confounding nationwide protection nation.

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