“A powerful and morally compelling tract, not merely for our times but for the next half-century.” –Los Angeles Times Book Review
“Unlike so much of the current rash of books seeking to make sense of the post-Communist world, Free World is totally engaging. . . . It will be of great use to anyone seeking to make sense of what is going on today.” –The New York Times Book Review
“Fascinating. . . . Eloquent. . . . A model of common-sense reasoning.” –The New York Times
“Stirring. . . . This extraordinarily astute and beautifully written book will take its place as a classic in the field.” –Foreign Affairs
To the Reader
PART ONE | CRISIS
A Crisis of the West
Chapter One • Janus Britain
Putney—Island world, world island — Janus between Europe and America — Four strategies — Churchill and Churchillisms — The Blair bridge project —S o now?
Chapter Two • Europe as Not-America
A Nation is proclaimed — Five hundred million characters in search of an Other — Gaullism versus Churchillism — German emotions — Is Europe better than America? — Euroatlanticism — A power for what?
Chapter Three • America, the Powerful
Inside the giant — A tale of two new Europes — European Americans at work — Unilateralism — War — Return to a new starting point — Partner?
Chapter Four • The New Red Armies
Terror against hope — Near East — Far East — Rich North, poor South — Humans threaten Earth — Together? Crisis as Opportunity
PART TWO | OPPORTUNITY
Twenty Years and a Thousand Million Citizens
Chapter Five • Britain Finds Its Role
Chapter Six • What Europe Can Be
Chapter Seven • Uncle Sam
Chapter Eight • Toward a Free World
What Can We Do?
Afterword to the Vintage Edition
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