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The Pentagon's New Map by Thomas P.M. Barnett
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May 03, 2005 | ISBN 9780425202395

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Table Of Contents

The Pentagon’s New Map Preface: An Operating Theory of the World
1. New Rule Sets
Playing Jack Ryan
New Rules for a New Era
Present at the Creation
A Future Worth Creating

2. The Rise of the “Lesser Includeds”
The Manthorpe Curve
The Fracturing of the Security Market
The Rise of Asymmetrical Warfare
How 9/11 Saved the Pentagon from Itself

3. Disconnectedness Defines Danger
How I Learned to Think Horizontally
Mapping Globalization’s Frontier
Minding the Gap
To Live and Die in the Gap
Different Worlds, Different Rule Sets
Why I Hate the “Arc of Instability”

4. The Core and the Gap
The Military-Market Link
The Flow of People, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Population Bomb
The Flow of Energy, or Whose Blood for Whose Oil?
The Flow of Money, or Why We Won’t Be Going to War with China
The Flow of Security, or How America Must Keep Globalization in Balance

5. The New Ordering Principle
Overtaken by Events
The Rise of System Perturbations
The Greater Inclusive
The Big Bang as Strategy

6. The Global Transaction Strategy
You’re Ruining My Military!
The Essential Transaction
The System Administrator
The American Way of War

7. The Myths We Make (I Will Now Dispel)
The Myth of Global Chaos
The Myth of America as Globocop
The Myth of American Empire

8. Hope without Guarantees
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index

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