Power Rules: How Common Sense Can Rescue American Foreign Policy

Paperback | February 2, 2010

byLeslie H., Phd Gelb

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“Fluent, well-timed, provocative. . . . Filled with gritty, shrewd, specific advice on foreign policy ends and means. . . . Gelb’s plea for greater strategic thinking is absolutely right and necessary.” — The New York Times Book Review

“Few Americans know the inner world of American foreign policy—its feuds, follies, and fashions—as well as Leslie H. Gelb. . . . Power Rules builds on that lifetime of experience with power and is a witty and acerbic primer.” — The New York Times

Power Rules is the provocative account of how to think about and use America’s power in the world, from Pulitzer Prize winner Leslie H. Gelb, one of the nation’s leading foreign policy minds and practitioners.

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“Fluent, well-timed, provocative. . . . Filled with gritty, shrewd, specific advice on foreign policy ends and means. . . . Gelb’s plea for greater strategic thinking is absolutely right and necessary.” — The New York Times Book Review “Few Americans know the inner world of American foreign policy—its feuds, follies, and fashions—as we...

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Inspired by Machiavelli's classic The Prince, Leslie H. Gelb offers illuminating guidelines on how American power actually works and should be wielded in today's tumultuous world. Writing with the perspective of four decades of extraordinary access and influence in government, think tanks, and journalism, Gelb provides an incisive look...

Leslie H. Gelb is President Emeritus of the Council on Foreign Relations and a former columnist atThe New York Times, where he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Journalism. Gelb has worked as a senior official in the State and Defense departments. He lives in New York City.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.79 inPublished:February 2, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061714569

ISBN - 13:9780061714566

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“Power Rules gets the new rules right. . . . Gelb skillfully weaves the current tapestry of global events into the history of what brought us here.”