Deterring Democracy

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Verso, 1991 - History - 421 pages
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"From World War II until the 1980s, the United States reigned supreme as both the economic and the military leader of the world. The major shifts in global politics that came about with the dismantling of the Eastern bloc have left the United States unchallenged as the preeminent military power, but American economic might has declined drastically in the face of competition, first from Germany and Japan ad more recently from newly prosperous countries elsewhere. In Deterring Democracy, the impassioned dissident intellectual Noam Chomsky points to the potentially catastrophic consequences of this new imbalance. Chomsky reveals a world in which the United States exploits its advantage ruthlessly to enforce its national interests--and in the process destroys weaker nations. The new world order (in which the New World give the orders) has arrived."--Publisher's description.

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User Review  - David Soucie - Goodreads

What can be said about Mr. Chomsky, is he is very thorough in his research such that every chapter is followed with bibliography. He aptly unveils US Governments desire to thwart all democratic ... Read full review

Review: Deterring Democracy

User Review  - David Soucie - Goodreads

What can be said about Mr. Chomsky, is he is very thorough in his research such that every chapter is followed with bibliography. He aptly unveils US Governments desire to thwart all democratic ... Read full review

Contents

The Cold War as Historical Process
19
Before and After
33
The Next Stage
59
Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Noam Chomsky is Institute Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of American Power and the New Mandarins, Manufacturing Consent (with Ed Herman), Deterring Democracy, Year 501, World Orders Old and New, Powers and Prospects, Profit over People, The New Military Humanism and Rogue States.

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