War on peace : the end of diplomacy and the decline of American influence
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New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2018].
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First edition.
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xxxiii, 392 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Round Rock Public Library - Adult (2nd floor)  1 available
NF 327.73 FARROW 2018

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0393652106, 9780393652109

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-375) and index.
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"[An] exploration of the collapse of American diplomacy and the abdication of global leadership"--Amazon.com.
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The journalist and former U.S. State Department official explores the decline of American diplomacy and traditional statecraft, the abdication of global leadership, and how the work of peacemaking has been taken over by the military-industrial complex. "A harrowing exploration of the collapse of American diplomacy and the abdication of global leadership. US foreign policy is undergoing a dire transformation, forever changing America's place in the world. Institutions of diplomacy and development are bleeding out after deep budget cuts; the diplomats who make America's deals and protect its citizens around the world are walking out in droves. Offices across the State Department sit empty, while abroad the military-industrial complex has assumed the work once undertaken by peacemakers. We're becoming a nation that shoots first and asks questions later. In an astonishing journey from the corridors of power in Washington, DC, to some of the most remote and dangerous places on earth--Afghanistan, Somalia, and North Korea among them--acclaimed investigative journalist Ronan Farrow illuminates one of the most consequential and poorly understood changes in American history. His firsthand experience as a former State Department official affords a personal look at some of the last standard bearers of traditional statecraft, including Richard Holbrooke, who made peace in Bosnia and died while trying to do so in Afghanistan. Drawing on newly unearthed documents, and richly informed by rare interviews with warlords, whistle-blowers, and policymakers--including every living secretary of state from Henry Kissinger to Hillary Clinton to Rex Tillerson--[this book] makes a powerful case for an endangered profession. Diplomacy, Farrow argues, has declined after decades of political cowardice, shortsightedness, and outright malice--but it may just offer America a way out of a world at war."--Dust jacket.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Farrow, R. (2018). War on peace: the end of diplomacy and the decline of American influence (First edition.). W. W. Norton & Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Farrow, Ronan, 1987-. 2018. War On Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence. New York: W. W. Norton & Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Farrow, Ronan, 1987-. War On Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Farrow, Ronan. War On Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence First edition., W. W. Norton & Company, 2018.

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