The Paradox of American Power: Why the Worlds Only Superpower Cant Go It Alone by Joseph S. Nye

The Paradox of American Power: Why the Worlds Only Superpower Cant Go It Alone

byJoseph S. Nye

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Not since the Roman Empire has any nation had as much economic, cultural, and military power as the United States does today. Yet, as has become all too evident through the terrorist attacks of September 11th and the impending threat of the acquisition of nuclear weapons by Iran, that power isnot enough to solve global problems--like terrorism, environmental degradation, and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction--without involving other nations. Here Joseph S. Nye, Jr. focuses on the rise of these and other new challenges and explains clearly why America must adopt a morecooperative engagement with the rest of the world.

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Joseph S. Nye, Jr., Dean of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, was Chairman of the National Intelligence Council and an Assistant Secretary of Defense in the Clinton administration. A frequent contributor to The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal, he is the author several books, including Governa...
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Title:The Paradox of American Power: Why the Worlds Only Superpower Cant Go It AloneFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 5.2 × 7.91 × 0.71 inPublished:April 15, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface1. The American Colossus1. The Information Revolution1. Globalization1. The Home Front1. Redefining the National InterestNotesIndex

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"Could not be more timely.... Nye's objection to unilateralism, or realism in the sense used here, is not that they are conceptually insecure; his point is that they just don't work."--New York Review of Books