State vs. Defense

Paperback $16.00

Nov 13, 2012 | 496 Pages

Ebook $11.99

Aug 02, 2011 | 496 Pages

  • Paperback $16.00

    Nov 13, 2012 | 496 Pages

  • Ebook $11.99

    Aug 02, 2011 | 496 Pages


“In crisp, authoritative writing, the author sets down some scathing portraits, from MacArthur to Rumsfeld, and in a powerful conclusion, exposes the disequilibrium between the U.S. civilian versus military resources throughout the world and the continued “appeasement” by President Obama to the Joint Chiefs of Staff. A work of smoldering focus and marshaled evidence.”–Kirkus Reviews

“Stephen Glain has written and important and thought-provoking book on the growing militarizing of our foreign policy.  It is a hot issue that is getting a great deal of attention in Washington.  Steve has done a masterful job of researching ths subject and presenting a compelling case.  State vs. Defense is a must-read for all those developing our foreign policy and for those who are interested in this critical issue.”–Gen. Anthony C. Zinni, USMC (Retired)

“The United States remains committed to a mindless pursuit of military supresmacy, regardless of cost or consequences.  Stephen Glain has got the goods on the militarists who spooked and stampeded the American pople into supporting this bizarre enterprise.  His is an urgently important tale, vividly told.”–Andrew J. Bacevich, author of Washington Rules: America’s Path to Permanent War

“Stephen Glain’s State vs. Defense enters the battle as a battering ram at the Pentagon’s gates.”–The Wall Street Journal

From the Hardcover edition.

Table Of Contents

Chapter 1: Archetype
Chapter 2: The Wages of Fear           
Chapter 3: Seeing Reds         
Chapter 4: Inside Job 
Chapter 5: Rogue Orientalists
Chapter 6: Treaty-port Yanks
Chapter 7: War for Peace       
Chapter 8: Looking-Glass War          
Chapter 9: Madmen   
Chapter 10: Interregnum        
Chapter 11: 1983       
Chapter 12: Endgame
Chapter 13: Reformation       
Chapter 14: The Weight of Peace      
Chapter 15: Denouement       

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