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The folly of war

American foreign policy, 1898-2004

by Donald E. Schmidt

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Published by Algora Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History, Military -- 20th century.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001-,
    • United States -- Military policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementDonald E. Schmidt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE745 .S33 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3391702M
      ISBN 100875863825, 0875863833, 0875863841
      LC Control Number2005000218

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        Of the Great War, the book, World War I, says: "in its scope, its violence, and above all, in its totality, it established a precedent. World War I ushered in the century of Total War, of -in the first full sense of the term-global  › HOME. From Troy to Vietnam. Author: Barbara Tuchman; Publisher: Crux Publishing Ltd ISBN: X Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» In The March of Folly (originally published in ) Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Barbara W. Tuchman explores one of the paradoxes of history – the pursuit by governments of policies contrary to their own interests despite the availability

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Drawing on a wide rage of sources and rigorously marshaling the facts, the book concludes that these wars have been futile, unnecessary and foolish.

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The Folly of War Book Summary: The Folly of War is a critical analysis of American wars in the 20th century. The author contends that US foreign policy has been driven by the public's desire to "do good" -- but has failed, and in the process done much harm.

Most people regard history as mythology -- simply a fable to be read for entertainment The Folly of War is a critical analysis of American wars in the 20th century. The author contends that US foreign policy has been driven by the public's desire to "do good" -- but has failed, and in the process done much ://   The Folly of War is a hard-hitting, critical analysis of American wars in the 20th century.

Drawing on a wide rage of sources and rigorously marshalling the facts, the book concludes that American wars in the past century have been futile, unnecessary and  › Books › History › Military.

The folly of the intellectuals How common sense evades the smartest of us. Daniel Pipes. surveyed this phenomenon since its origins in World War One. John Earl Haynes has helpfully collected some of the more outrageous quotes emanating from those celebrated minds, with one added by me: Paul Johnson’s book,   The Folly of War.

NEVER before in human history has man had the power to ruin the earth and destroy the human race. Small wonder that Albert Einstein once said: “The weapons of World War IV will be stone clubs.” That was one way of expressing the folly of war.

Many other similar expressions have been uttered in recent :// The Folly of War is a hard-hitting, critical analysis of American wars in the 20th century that set a pattern for the early 21st century. Drawing on a wide range of sources and rigorously marshaling the facts, the book concludes that these wars The Folly of Fools (eBook) by Robert Trivers (Author), isbn, synopsis:A New York Times Notable Book of Whether it   The premise of the war – Saddam’s weapons of mass destruction – was wrong.

The attempt to link Iraq with 9/11 was a desperate lie. An elite US marine, Rudy Reyes, recounts the many civilian   This is my inaugural article as a columnist for The Spectator's U.S.

editors explain: The Spectator was established inand is the best-written and most influential magazine inafter a mere years, we launched our US edition as a website, with the goal of bringing the same insight, original thought and writing to an American A highly readable account of four instances of human folly over the last years.

These include the Trojans's unaccountable bringing of the Trojan horse into Troy; the transgressions of the Renaissance Popes which brought on the Reformation; the loss by Britain of the American colonies; and America's own pointless war in ://   In the th year of outbreak of world war 1, arguably the largest government folly yet, a thought provoking book (though it itself does not consider that example but looks at the pope's loosing half of their constituency to the protestants, the British loosing America, and the Americans loosing their souls in Vietnam).

This kind of visionary leadership to spot the opportunities lesser minds are blind to is why the executive class gets paid the big bucks. Jest like the head of a council-owned monopoly with zero commercial risk and quasi-governmental powers of coercion that has nevertheless failed to ensure our water supply meets expectations is still totes worth $k-ish :// 图书The Folly of Fools 介绍、书评、论坛及推荐.

Whether it’s in a cockpit at takeoff or the planning of an offensive war, a romantic relationship or a dispute at the office, there are many opportunities to lie and self-deceive—but deceit and self-deception carry the costs of The Folly of World War IV.

In his essay, Cohen writes, “we need to stop the circumlocutions.” Of those who would bear the direct burden of his world war, he says, “we must start telling them the truth.” He’s right, even if he himself is largely silent about what the conduct of World War IV is likely to exact from the average citizen   The lethal folly of humanitarian interventionism.

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So what followed remains ://  The fury of the virus illustrates the folly of war”, he said. “That is why today, I am calling for an immediate global ceasefire in all corners of the world. It is time to put armed conflict on lockdown and focus together on the true fight of our lives.”With the clock ticking down to mere seconds in a four-year conflict that had already killed millions, the folly of death and destruction in World War I became ever more ://