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|| Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-342) and index.
|| Introduction -- Losing our way -- The godfather -- The framing of the permanent emergency state -- Runaway train -- Belated realism -- Tunnel vision -- Emergency repairs -- Damage control -- A different path -- The president we wanted -- Soft landing -- Bridge to nowhere -- Come the destroyer -- Hope abandoned -- Beyond the emergency state -- Conclusion.
|| Provides an analysis of the United States government's narrow-minded focus on security in the years since World War II and how it has become huge, unwieldy, and a detriment to democracy and the economy.
|| America's pursuit of absolute national security at all costs
Unger, David C.
"The emergency state : America's pursuit of absolute security at all costs."
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