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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 18 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 on June 25, 2014 by Samuel C. Pence
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
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
A History of American Hubris follows U.S politics from the beginning of the 20th century to current times, attempting to explain the contexts in which policy makers made their... Read morePublished on May 4, 2012 by Roy Klein
This is a superb book - well worth the read. It's also got a great bibliography. Thanks to this book, I'm now reading "Nixon and Kissinger" which is heavily quoted in the Icarus... Read morePublished on November 2, 2011 by John