Managing American Hegemony: Essays on Power in a Time of Dominance
Pub Date: July 10, 2009
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An illuminating look at American power
In thinking about American power, says Kori Schake, the first concern is its relevance: Who cares? Does it really matter whether the United States is an empire or a colossus or merely the strongest power in the order? If we are profligate with our power, would it make any difference? In Managing American Hegemony, Schake provides an insightful look at U.S. power in the world today. Understanding why we have succeeded, she explains, is essential to making sound choices about what to sustain and how to approach the task. This book is organized around six questions:
Kori N. Schake is a Hoover Fellow and holds the Distinguished Chair in International Security Studies at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York. During the 2008 presidential campaign, she was Senior Policy Advisor to John McCain. She has also worked on the National Security Council, the Policy Planning Staff at the Department of State, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and the Joint Staff.
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