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A Trenchant Yet Flawed Analysis of American Foreign Policy

By Ted Galen Carpenter. Library of Law. September 12, 2014.

A nation that burdens itself with nearly 43 percent of all global military spending, that is experiencing a chronic fiscal bleed of more than half a trillion dollars a year, and that finds itself mired in numerous murky quarrels around the world, badly needs to reassess its foreign policy.