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The Resource The jungle grows back : America and our imperiled world, by Robert Kagan

The jungle grows back : America and our imperiled world, by Robert Kagan

Label
The jungle grows back : America and our imperiled world
Title
The jungle grows back
Title remainder
America and our imperiled world
Statement of responsibility
by Robert Kagan
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A brilliant and visionary argument for America's role as an enforcer of peace and order throughout the world--and what is likely to happen if we withdraw and focus our attention inward. Recent years have brought deeply disturbing developments around the globe. American sentiment seems to be leaning increasingly toward withdrawal in the face of such disarray. In this powerful, urgent essay, Robert Kagan elucidates the reasons why American withdrawal would be the worst possible response, based as it is on a fundamental and dangerous misreading of the world. Like a jungle that keeps growing back after being cut down, the world has always been full of dangerous actors who, left unchecked, possess the desire and ability to make things worse. Kagan makes clear how the "realist" impulse to recognize our limitations and focus on our failures misunderstands the essential role America has played for decades in keeping the world's worst instability in check. A true realism, he argues, is based on the understanding that the historical norm has always been toward chaos--that the jungle will grow back, if we let it"--
  • "A brilliant and visionary argument for America's role as an enforcer of peace and order throughout the world--and what is likely to happen if we withdraw and focus our attention inward"--
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  • Provided by publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kagan, Robert
Dewey number
327.73009/04
Index
no index present
LC call number
E744
LC item number
.K147 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World politics
  • World politics
  • Security, International
  • Diplomatic relations
  • Security, International
  • World politics
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The jungle grows back : America and our imperiled world, by Robert Kagan
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9780525521655
Lccn
2018011882
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1027812525
  • (OCoLC)on1027812525
  • 3378937
Label
The jungle grows back : America and our imperiled world, by Robert Kagan
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9780525521655
Lccn
2018011882
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1027812525
  • (OCoLC)on1027812525
  • 3378937

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