The Noam Chomsky Reading List
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Failed States



Title: Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy
Author(s): Chomsky, Noam
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ISBN: 0141023031
Publication Date: 2007-01-01
Publisher: Penguin Books
Description: The United States asserts the right to use military force against `failed states' around the globe. But as Noam Chomsky argues in this devastating analysis, America shares features with many of the regimes it insists are failing and constitute a danger to their neighbours. Offering a comprehensive and radical examination of America past and present, Chomsky shows how this lone superpower - which topples foreign governments, invades states that threaten its interests and imposes sanctions on regimes it opposes - has stretched its own democratic institutions to breaking point. And how an America in crisis places the world ever closer to the brink of nuclear and environmental disaster.
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Categories: US History | US Foreign Policy | USA | Empire | International Relations