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    • The Emergency State

    • America's Pursuit of Absolute Security at All Costs
    • By: David C. Unger
    • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    In The Emergency State, leading global affairs commentator David C. Unger reveals the hidden costs of America's obsessive pursuit of absolute national security. In the decades since World War II, presidents from both parties have assumed broad war-making powers never intended by the Constitution and intervened abroad to preserve our credibility rather than our security, while trillions of tax dollars have been diverted from essential domestic needs to the Pentagon. Yet ironically, this pursuit has not just damaged our democracy and undermined our economic strength....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A new and insightful take

    • By Matthew on 02-22-12

    Regular price: $29.95