Lige nu: Fri fragt til Pakkeboksen Fri fragt til Pakkeboksen

Drugs, Oil and War

- The United States in Afghanistan, Colombia and Indochina

af

indgår i serie War and Peace Library


Drugs, Oil and War
Du sparer 19%
Bog, paperback (kr. 209,95) (kr. 259,95)
  • Leveringstid 5-9 hverdage
  • Forventet levering 28-11-2018
Køb til medlemspris og få altid fri fragt.
Prøv 14 dage gratis (herefter 79,-/md.).

Læs mere om Saxo Premium her.
  • Op til 70% rabat
  • Fri fragt
  • Stream 40.000 e- og lydbøger
Format:
Bog, paperback
Udgivelsesdato:
01-03-2003
Sprog:
Engelsk
Sidetal:
248
Læsernes anmeldelser
(0 anmeldelser)
  1. Beskrivelse

    This text illuminates the forces that drive US global policy, from Vietnam and Colombia to Afghanistan and Iraq. It brings to light the intertwined patterns of drugs, oil politics, and intelligence networks that have been central to the larger workings of US intervention in Third World countries. bibliography, index

  2. Yderligere info
    ISBN13:
    9780742525221
    Vægt:
    376 g
    Dybde:
    17 mm
    Bredde:
    154 mm
    Højde:
    231 mm
    Format:
    Paperback
    • Bibliotekernes beskrivelse

      Peter Dale Scott's brilliantly researched tour de force illuminates the underlying forces that drive U.S. global policy from Vietnam to Colombia and now to Afghanistan and Iraq. He brings to light the intertwined patterns of drugs, oil politics, and intelligence networks that have been so central to the larger workings of U.S. intervention and escalation in Third World countries through alliances with drug-trafficking proxies. The result has been a staggering increase in global drug traffic. Thus, the author argues, the exercise of power by covert means, or parapolitics, often metastasizes into deep politics_the interplay of unacknowledged forces that spin out of the control of the original policy initiators. Scott contends that we must recognize that U.S. influence is grounded not just in military and economic superiority but also in so-called soft power. We need a 'soft politics' of persuasion and nonviolence, especially as America is embroiled in yet another disastrous intervention, this time in Iraq.

  3. Anmeldelser

Fandt du ikke hvad du søgte?

Hvis denne bog ikke er noget for dig, kan du benytte kategorierne nedenfor til at finde andre titler. Klik på en kategori for at se lignende bøger.