By Tom Engelhardt
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Tom Engelhardt, writer of the important web site TomDispatch.com, takes a scalpel to the yankee urge to dominate the globe. Tracing advancements from 11th of September to past due final evening, this can be an unforgettable anatomy of a catastrophe that's but to end.
Since 2001, Tom Englehardt has written typical reviews for his well known website TomDispatch that experience supplied badly wanted perception into US militarism and its results, either at domestic and out of the country. whilst others have been celebrating the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, he warned of the large hazards of either occupations.
In The American method of War, Engelhardt files Washington’s ongoing dedication to army bases to preserve—and extend—its empire; unearths damning information regarding the yank reliance on air energy, at nice fee to civilians in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan; and exhibits that the USA empire has deep old roots that precede the Bush administration—and proceed at the present time into the presidency of Barack Obama.
Tom Engelhardt created and runs TomDispatch.com, a undertaking of The kingdom Institute, the place he's a fellow. he's the writer of a hugely praised background of yank triumphalism within the chilly struggle, The finish of Victory Culture, and of a singular, The final Days of Publishing, in addition to a suite of his TomDispatch interviews, Mission Unaccomplished.
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