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Pay Any Price : Greed, Power, and Endless War
by James Risen


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War corrupts. Endless war corrupts absolutely.

Ever since 9/11 America has fought an endless war on terror, seeking enemies everywhereand never promisingpeace.In Pay Any Price, James Risen reveals an extraordinary litany of the hidden costs of that war: from squandered and stolen dollars, to outrageous abuses of power, to wars on normalcy, decency, and truth.In the name of fighting terrorism, our government has done things every bit as shameful as its historic wartime abuses and until this book, it has worked very hard to cover them up.  Read more...


 
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Overview

War corrupts. Endless war corrupts absolutely.

Ever since 9/11 America has fought an endless war on terror, seeking enemies everywhereand never promisingpeace.In Pay Any Price, James Risen reveals an extraordinary litany of the hidden costs of that war: from squandered and stolen dollars, to outrageous abuses of power, to wars on normalcy, decency, and truth.In the name of fighting terrorism, our government has done things every bit as shameful as its historic wartime abuses and until this book, it has worked very hard to cover them up.

Lincoln suspended habeas corpus.FDR authorized the internment ofthousands of Japanese Americans.Presidents Bush and Obama now must face their own reckoning.Power corrupts, but it is endless war that corrupts absolutely."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780544341418
  • ISBN-10: 0544341414
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • Publish Date: October 2014
  • Page Count: 285


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Books > Political Science > Security (National & International)
Books > Political Science > Intelligence & Espionage
Books > Political Science > Terrorism

 
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