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Scoblic writes unbelievably well. I had no idea how long today's insane political dynamic had existed. Scoblic analyzes complex situations and presents compelling narratives. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Allison Dillon
Scoblic begins his novel with a very strong argument:
"In foreign policy, 'conservative' describes a distinct attitude in which the world is conceived in terms of 'us... Read more
Peter Scoblic does a good job of detailing the conservative ideology and it's effect on foreign policy since World War II. Read morePublished on February 6, 2011 by J.L. Populist
This book is a must read for anyone under fifty who wants to understand the conservative movement better. Don't be misled by the reviews. Read morePublished on May 18, 2009 by Amazon Customer
I saw this book in Costco yesterday, and was intrigued, so I opened it up randomly in the middle. There was something about the mid-1990s, and I was more interested in what the... Read morePublished on May 9, 2009 by Anthony
I've read about 70 pages of this book, and I probably won't finish it. It's an interesting subject and thesis, but the author writes 2 pages of text when a paragraph would do. Read morePublished on October 17, 2008 by Mike in Monterey
This book indicts the 'conservative' movement for ruining U.S foreign policy and in the process ascribes all sorts of things to 'conservatives' that are either half truths or... Read morePublished on October 5, 2008 by Seth J. Frantzman
As a polemic, this book is fairly typical. Conservatives have done everything wrong and liberals and "realists" (as if the two are the same) have done everything, or at least... Read morePublished on July 29, 2008 by Mike
Peter Scoblic's US vs Them provides a thorough and highly readable overview of conservative foreign policy, accessable for IR-"novices" and providing some fresh interpretations for... Read morePublished on July 14, 2008 by L. Martin