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I really did not care for this book. If your political position is rather far to the left of center, this is the book for you. Read morePublished 13 months ago by John M. Handley
A look at foreign policy starting with Woodrow Wilson through George Bush. I enjoyed most
Of it until he got to President Bush. Read more
What a refreshing read; Peter Beinart is a master storyteller and knows how to express even the most complex ideas in crisp, entertaining prose. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Samuel C. Pence
book is so well written, exactly the type of writing style i love. good flow, with a younger person's flair, but still incredibly intellectually engaging. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Joe
Peter Beinart delivers a clear understanding of American History, citing the significant events where policy was executed well and what happens when we forgot the 'why' behind the... Read morePublished on September 11, 2013 by @LSieu
Good discussion with a plethora of references and insights into the attitude of Americans, we lowly citizens and our leaders, who have long acted as if we have the power and might... Read morePublished on May 14, 2013 by Richard Scott
It looks like a good book, but I have not finished it yet
It includes an interesting lead in of other history
Title: "The Icarus Syndrome": This is a terrific book, well researched and well written about American foreign policy in the 20th and into the 21st century. Read morePublished on February 15, 2013 by Daniel R. Derrico
This is an uneven but intriguing analysis of American Foreign Policy. It starts with Woodrow Wilson’s vision of a United Nations and takes us through various iterations of foreign... Read morePublished on January 17, 2013 by Amazon Customer