America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder by Bret Stephens Paperback Book


Rent America in Retreat: The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder

Author: Bret Stephens


Publisher: Sentinel

Published: Dec 1969

Genre: Political Science - International Relations - Diplomacy

Retail Price: $16.00

Ages: 18 - UP

Pages: 288


"Wise counsel for a constructive, tough-minded, and sensible foreign policy. Read and learn." —GEORGE SHULTZ, U.S. Secretary of State, 1982–1989
The world is tipping into chaos. Why?
In this acclaimed and influential book, Pulitzer Prize–winning columnist Bret Stephens shows how the retreat of American power, orchestrated by Barack Obama, has created the power vacuums now being filled by our enemies. From Vladimir Putin's quest to restore the old czarist empire, to China's efforts to dominate the South China Sea, to Iran's nuclear ambitions, to ISIS's dreams of an Islamic caliphate, we have entered an era in which our foes no longer fear us and our friends no longer trust us.
With his stylistic flair and analytical brilliance, Stephens explains the ideological roots of Obama's suspicions of American power. He demonstrates how a false belief in Ameri­can decline has led to a disastrous prescription of retreat, as if the cure for domestic weak­ness is international weakness. In a prophetic chapter, he warns of what the world could look like in 2019 if we do not change course. And he lays out the right formula for U.S. foreign policy—the same formula that brought order to our once crime-ridden streets.
America in Retreat is shaping the greatest foreign policy debate of our decade.

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