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By James McCartney,Molly Sinclair McCartney

ISBN-10: 1250069777

ISBN-13: 9781250069771

When President Dwight D. Eisenhower ready to go away the White condominium in 1961, he did so with an ominous message for the yank humans in regards to the "disastrous upward thrust" of the military-industrial complicated. Fifty years later, the advanced has morphed right into a nearly unstoppable conflict computer, person who dictates U.S. financial and overseas coverage in an immediate and colossal way.

Based on his stories as an award-winning Washington-based reporter masking nationwide defense, James McCartney provides a compelling heritage, from the chilly conflict to give day that exhibits that the matter is way worse and much extra wide-reaching than whatever Eisenhower can have imagined. sizeable army has turn into "too immense to fail" and has grown to envelope the nation's political, cultural and highbrow associations. those facilities of strength and impression, together with the now-complicit White apartment and Congress, have a vested curiosity in getting ready and waging pointless wars. The authors persuasively argue that no longer one international intervention long ago 50 years has made us or the realm safer.

With additions by means of Molly Sinclair McCartney, a fellow journalist with 30 years of expertise, America's battle Machine offers the context for state-of-the-art nationwide protection nation and explains what should be performed approximately it.

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