Addicted to war : why the U.S. can't kick militarism : an illustrated expos

by Joel Andreas

Paperback, 2004

Status

Available

Call number

JYF P AND

Publication

Culver City, CA : Oakland, CA : Frank Dorrel ; AK Press, c2004.

Original publication date

1992

ISBN

1904859011 / 9781904859017

Description

Addicted to War takes on the most active, powerful, and destructive military in the world. Hard-hitting, carefully documented and heavily illustrated, it reveals why the United States has been involved in more wars in recent years than any other country. Read Addicted to War to find out who benefits from these military adventures, who pays and who dies. Over 450,000 copies of the previous editions are in print. This edition is substantially reworked and fully updated including Barack Obama's drone wars, Chelsea Manning and WikiLeaks, statistics on military spending, and the ongoing costs and consequences of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

User reviews

LibraryThing member SquirrelTao
This slim book is a concise and readable history of American militarism in comic form. It reveals how war-dependent the American economy has become. It pulls no punches in depicting the undemocratic policies the American government has enacted in other countries, while selling wars with noble lies
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LibraryThing member FarzurHoelle
A shocking portrait of US-American militarism and its consequences, and a strong statement against war and for peace.

Call number

JYF P AND

Barcode

5879
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