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The Resource War on peace : the end of diplomacy and the decline of American influence, Ronan Farrow

War on peace : the end of diplomacy and the decline of American influence, Ronan Farrow

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War on peace : the end of diplomacy and the decline of American influence
Title
War on peace
Title remainder
the end of diplomacy and the decline of American influence
Statement of responsibility
Ronan Farrow
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
United States foreign policy is undergoing a dramatic transformation. Institutions of diplomacy and development are reeling from deep budget cuts. The diplomats who make America's deals and protect its citizens around the world are walking out in droves. Offices across the State Department sit empty, while abroad the military-industrial complex has assumed the work once undertaken by peacemakers. In a journey from the corridors of power in Washington, DC, to some of the most remote and dangerous places on earth--Afghanistan, Somalia, and North Korea among them--investigative journalist Ronan Farrow illuminates one of the most consequential and poorly understood changes in American history. His firsthand experience as a State Department official affords a personal look at some of the last standard bearers of traditional statecraft, including Richard Holbrooke, who made peace in Bosnia and died while trying to do so in Afghanistan. Drawing on newly unearthed documents, and richly informed by rare interviews with warlords, whistle-blowers, and policymakers--including every living secretary of state from Henry Kissinger to Hillary Clinton to Rex Tillerson--Farrow makes the case for an endangered profession
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1987-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Farrow, Ronan
Dewey number
327.73
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
JZ1480
LC item number
.F37 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Holbrooke, Richard C
  • United States
  • United States
  • Afghan War (2001-)
  • World politics
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Diplomacy
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Pakistan
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government / Executive Branch
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / Diplomacy
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Peace
  • Diplomacy
  • Diplomatic relations
  • International relations
  • Politics and government
  • World politics
  • Pakistan
  • United States
Label
War on peace : the end of diplomacy and the decline of American influence, Ronan Farrow
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-375) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : Mahogany Row massacre -- Part I. The last diplomats. American myths -- Lady Taliban -- Dick -- The Mango Case -- The other Haqqani Network -- Duplicity -- The frat house -- Mission : Impossible -- Walking on glass -- Farmer Holbrooke -- A little less conversation -- A-Rod -- Promise me you'll end the war -- The wheels come off the bus -- The memo -- The real thing -- Part II. Shoot first, ask questions never. General rule -- Dostum : He is telling the truth and discouraging all lies -- White beast -- The shortest spring -- Midnight at the ranch -- Part III. Present at the destruction. The state of the Secretary -- The mosquito and the sword -- Meltdown -- Epilogue : The tool of first resort
Control code
on1016919781
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxxiii, 392 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393652109
Lccn
2018006827
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1016919781
Label
War on peace : the end of diplomacy and the decline of American influence, Ronan Farrow
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-375) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : Mahogany Row massacre -- Part I. The last diplomats. American myths -- Lady Taliban -- Dick -- The Mango Case -- The other Haqqani Network -- Duplicity -- The frat house -- Mission : Impossible -- Walking on glass -- Farmer Holbrooke -- A little less conversation -- A-Rod -- Promise me you'll end the war -- The wheels come off the bus -- The memo -- The real thing -- Part II. Shoot first, ask questions never. General rule -- Dostum : He is telling the truth and discouraging all lies -- White beast -- The shortest spring -- Midnight at the ranch -- Part III. Present at the destruction. The state of the Secretary -- The mosquito and the sword -- Meltdown -- Epilogue : The tool of first resort
Control code
on1016919781
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxxiii, 392 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393652109
Lccn
2018006827
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1016919781

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