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Author Rosefielde, Steven.

Title Masters of illusion : American leadership in the media age / Steven Rosefielde, D. Quinn Mills.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.


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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  306.2 R721m 2007    ---  Available
Description xxvii, 540 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 509-523) and index.
Contents A world wounded -- Long-term economic realism -- "Smooth comforts false" -- the illusions that confuse us -- Towers of illusion: dysfunctional behaviors -- Mythomaniacs: the sources of our illusions -- Champions of freedom or imperialists: how we're perceived -- We're different now -- The economic roots of American power -- Economic disparities among nations -- Geopolitical aspirations of the nations -- A witch's brew of troubles: the next big wars -- The Middle East -- Strategic independence: an ounce of prevention -- America as mature superpower -- The dangers of overreach -- The transatlantic trap -- The middle course -- How public culture inhibits presidential leadership -- Choosing a great president -- Master of illusions.
Subject Government information -- United States.
Political culture -- United States.
National security -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government.
Added Author Mills, Daniel Quinn.
ISBN 0521857449

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