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Failed states : the abuse of power and the assault on democracy /

by Chomsky, Noam.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Hamish Hamilton, 2006Description: 311 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0241143233; 9780241143230; 0241143500; 9780241143506.Subject(s): Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946- | Democracy -- United States | Unilateral acts (International law) | Nuclear nonproliferation | Security, International | Iraq War, 2003-2011 | War on Terrorism, 2001-2009 | United States -- Politics and government -- 2001-2009 | United States -- Foreign relations -- 2001- | Gift of Anatolia Trustee Angelos G. PapaioannouSubject: The author suggests that the United States of America is a "failed state", and is as such a danger to its people and, increasingly, to the world. This work draws attention to the irony that the US, long involved in democracy-building adventures around the world, desperately needs to revitalize democracy far closer to home.
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Originally published in USA: New York : Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt, 2006.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The author suggests that the United States of America is a "failed state", and is as such a danger to its people and, increasingly, to the world. This work draws attention to the irony that the US, long involved in democracy-building adventures around the world, desperately needs to revitalize democracy far closer to home.

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