No need to repeat many of the boilerplate points already made. The book does serve as a sketchy introduction to multilateralism vs. unilateralism in American foreign policy. Read morePublished on March 7, 2008 by Douglas Doepke
"The Folly of Empire" opens with President George W. Bush visiting Manila, in October 2003, and praising America's role in making the Philippines a democratic nation. Read morePublished on August 4, 2007 by Charles P. Hobbs
I read this "book" a few days ago and was appalled at anti Bush rhetoric spewed throughout it. I understand the author's desire to compared our annexation of Cuba and the... Read morePublished on December 2, 2004 by Jason B.
This sounding against American Empire shows the remarkable, and unsettling, resemblance of the current Bush escapade to the first brush with empire in the period of McKinley... Read morePublished on November 10, 2004 by John C. Landon
John B. Judis' Folly of Empire is a wonderfully contructed case against American imperialism. From the Puritans to Fanklin Roosevelt to the current President, Judis clearly cites... Read morePublished on October 21, 2004 by Ben Haefele
In twenty-five words or less, this book says President George Bush's "liberation" of Iraq is remarkably similar to President McKinley's "liberation" of the Philippines more than a... Read morePublished on October 7, 2004 by Theodore A. Rushton
The title should have been "How to Make a Statement with Selected Facts and an Obvious Agenda" or perhaps "How to Ignore Objectivity: A Primer for Prospective Bush Bashers with... Read morePublished on September 29, 2004 by J. Quam
Judis argues that President Bush and the neo-conservatives around him are overlooking critically important lessons US history should be teaching them relative to using imperial... Read morePublished on September 17, 2004 by Benjamin Shobert