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Author Greider, William

Title Fortress America : the American military and the consequences of peace / William Greider

Publication Info. New York : PublicAffairs, [1998]


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  HC110.D4 G74 1998    Available
Edition First edition
Description xix, 202 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index
Summary The author shows that the military has not adapted to the end of the Cold War and that it "has come to resemble a starving man whose body has begun to feed upon itself."--Jacket
Contents 1. Virtual Tanks -- 2. "Built to Fight" -- 3. Red Flags over Nevada -- 4. Bridge to the 21st Century -- 5. "Cashing In, Cashing Out" -- 6. Going Global -- 7. The End of the Line -- 8. The Future of War -- 9. Other Voices -- 10. "No Justice, No Peace."
Subject Economic conversion -- United States
Disarmament -- Economic aspects -- United States
United States -- Defenses -- Economic aspects
Military-industrial complex -- United States
Other Form: Online version: Greider, William. Fortress America. 1st ed. New York : PublicAffairs, ©1998 (OCoLC)652102563
ISBN 1891620096