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The Violence of Peace

America's Wars in the Age of Obama

by Stephen L. Carter

Hardcover, 255 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $24.99 |


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America's Wars in the Age of Obama
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Presents an analysis of Barack Obama's views on war and the military in the first two years of his presidency, discussing his evolution from being a peace candidate to being a president conducting two wars and how this change affects national security and the nation's future.

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