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Thomas P.M. Barnett is a strategic planner who has worked in national security affairs since the end of the Cold War and has operated his own consulting practice (Barnett Consulting) since 1998. Dr. Barnett is best known as the author of The Pentagon's New Map: War and Peace in the Twenty-First näytä lisää Century (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2004). He has a BA from the University of Wisconsin. Following Wisconsin, Dr. Barnett earned an AM in Regional Studies: Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia and a PhD in Political Science from Harvard University. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

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The Best American Political Writing 2005 (2005) — Avustaja — 35 kappaletta
The Best American Political Writing 2006 (2006) — Avustaja — 34 kappaletta
The Best American Political Writing 2007 (2007) — Avustaja — 25 kappaletta

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bill1758 | 7 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 15, 2017 |
Barnett is not a pacifist and he truly beliefs in the importance of a clever military action, when required. However, he strongly critics Bush's unilateral diplomacy and the way wherewith he carried out the war in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Moreover, he thinks that the Nuclear Bomb has created a stalemate in military thinking, thus banning Great Powers's War once and for all (forget about China's menace).
Barnett can't be callad a leftist: he's steady in his idea that economics rules politics and he thinks that democracy ensues only when economic development raises a middle class. Though, he has an indipendent point of view and he's very faraway from neocon's foolishness.
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Ramirez | 1 muu arvostelu | Jan 25, 2011 |
This book really opened my eyes to what America's place in the world and role in globalization has been and should be. The United States, a composite of the rest of the world, is the natural leader and model for . Great power war has ended. Where there are conflicts within regions and nations, it usually stems from resistance to connectivity with the rest of the world. Sometimes, failed states and bad actors require force to a prevent humanitarian crises. After the force has been employed, it is important to follow up with security and assistance and help the affected people establish rules to enable them connect to the rest of the world. Only the United State has the resources to play that part, but it would be smart for the rising powers to help and America should welcome that help.… (lisätietoja)
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rixtex | 7 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Aug 8, 2010 |
I think that the author has a point with the stuff he says in his book.
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Conner23456 | 7 muuta kirja-arvostelua | May 27, 2009 |


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