SOURCE: Public Books
Historian Samuel Zipp reviews two new books by Nancy Cott and Stephen Wertheim that examine how the United States came to embrace, and perhaps become stuck with, a role as the world's policeman.
SOURCE: Washington Post
by Samuel Moyn
Will Joe Biden's shift in tone from Trump's belligerence paper over many continuities in 21st-century American empire?
SOURCE: London Review of Books
by Thomas Meaney
Two new books articulate a critique from a conservative perspective of American military intervention abroad.
SOURCE: Boston Review
by Sam Lebovic
A review of Stephen Wertheim's "Tomorrow, The World" concludes the new book shows how American military supremacy moved in a generation from a novel idea to embedded common sense, and demands rethinking the resources spent to maintain it.
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