A Republic, Not an Empire: Reclaiming America's Destiny

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Regnery Publishing, Feb 1, 2002 - Political Science - 437 pages
Now available in paperback. All but predicting the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center, Buchanan examines and critiques America's recent foreign policy and argues for new policies that consider America's interests first.
 

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A theoretically coherent analysis but an unnecessarily flawed prescription. Political pundit and presidential candidate Buchanan embraces George Washington's advice to avoid foreign entanglements and ... Read full review

Contents

How Empires Perish
3
Courting Conflict with Russia
7
Americas Future Wars
27
The Myth of American Isolationism
47
Birth of an American Foreign Policy
59
Mr Madisons War
69
How We Took Florida
91
Jimmy Polks War
105
Wilsons War
193
Disarmament Decade
231
The Zeal of the Convert
249
Back Door to War
283
Americas Longest War
301
Passionate Attachments and Press Power
331
Claimants to Kennans Legacy
355
A Republic Not an Empire
367

One War at a Time
127
Splendid Little War
145
The New Imperialists
171
He Kept Us Out of War
181
Notes
391
Acknowledgments
421
Index
423
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