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Although 40 people have reviewed Nye's book thus far, no one has directly quoted Nye's clearest expression on what the PARADOX of American power is. Read morePublished on February 10, 2007 by Shaun King.com
The book is written in easy to read tone, and has some good starting points for anyone wanting to read up on the concept of 'soft power'. Read morePublished on November 10, 2006 by E Neel
Joseph Nye is brilliant, but completely off with his theory that there is any such thing as "soft power" beyond mere influence. Read morePublished on August 2, 2006 by John Pavliga
Nye has produced a brilliant and concise plea for American humility in The Paradox of American Power. Read morePublished on June 20, 2006 by Lee L.
There were many times when I had to mentally and physically shake my head as Nye supports his thesis that America's dominance in this globalized system actually necessitates its... Read morePublished on November 4, 2005 by dolphin559
The author does an acceptable job of presenting _what_ his opinion is, but a very poor job of explaining _why_ anyone else should share that opinion. Read morePublished on November 12, 2004 by shameless libertarian
I was disappointed to read this book. Nye basically argues that the world has become very complex due to the global information age and that even though the US will remain as the... Read morePublished on September 12, 2004 by Alejandro Contreras
When I bought this book I expected it to basically be a review of the first few years of the Bush 2 Presidency as it related to foreign affairs and all the things that the author... Read morePublished on September 10, 2004 by John G. Hilliard
This is a truly awe-inspiring book.
The great science-fiction writers George Orwell and Aldous Huxley were the ominous prophets of the 20th century.
Joseph S. Read more