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eclipse of the American century

an agenda for renewal

by Gene W. Heck

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World politics,
  • United States -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGene W. Heck.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK31 .H38 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16754008M
    ISBN 100742563103
    ISBN 109780742563100
    LC Control Number2008014893

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Global Power, focuses on the key instruments in its exercise of this hegemony—including, geopolitical dominion, control of subordinate states, covert operations, worldwide surveillance, torture, and military technology.

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