By Philip D. Beidler
Beidler has skilled sufficient of heritage to question “the forms of peace that one empire after one other has attempted to impose at the international at no matter what gigantic costs.” As he displays on terrorism, patriotism, geopolitics, sacrifice, propaganda, and extra, Beidler revisits his generation’s “inherited imaginative and prescient of nationwide purpose”--and he asks what occurred. those essays are a sobering take-heed call for even the main proficient and conscientious citizen.
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