The Resource War without victory : the Pentagon's Achilles heel, Sara Flounders

War without victory : the Pentagon's Achilles heel, Sara Flounders

Label
War without victory : the Pentagon's Achilles heel
Title
War without victory
Title remainder
the Pentagon's Achilles heel
Statement of responsibility
Sara Flounders
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Featuring a selection of essays written as recent major political developments were unfolding, this collection contends that the Pentagon's vulnerability lies in the contradictions of the capitalist system that created the monstrosity that is the U.S. military machine. Timely and honest writings discuss topics ranging from the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan and the events in Libya and Syria to the ongoing role of WikiLeaks. The book evaluates the Pentagon's inability to prevail in military struggles of the past century, explains why new and terrifying U.S. weapons create more organized resi
Cataloging source
MHW
Dewey number
359.9
Index
index present
LC call number
VA50 .F384 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
War without victory : the Pentagon's Achilles heel, Sara Flounders
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Pentagon & slave labor in U.S. prisons
  • Section III : The Pentagon's war on the environment
  • The Pentagon's role in environmental catastrophe
  • U.S. invasion turned Iraqi cities hot with depleted Uranium
  • U.S. militarism and Pakistan's floods
  • Section IV : Tasks of an anti-imperialist movement
  • Demonization, war crimes and the task of the antiwar movement
  • Why any U.S. intervention is harmful to Libya and all Africa
  • Behind the events in Syria
  • Iran's social gains arouse Washington's hostility
  • Section I : Mass murderer with a weakness
  • U.S. threats to Iran put world in danger
  • Palestine stands for global resistance
  • Section V : Pentagon's war against human rights
  • Osama Bin Laden's murder : it is terror, but not victory
  • U.S. promotes assassination threats against Iran's scientists
  • WikiLeaks, the printing press & the Bible
  • Militarism and the NDAA threaten the right to organize
  • Pentagon contradictions and imperialist decline
  • Why U.S. occupation cannot transform Afghanistan or Iraq
  • Rifts in NATO complicate U.S. military occupations
  • U.S. military bases under new name meets resistance in the Philippines
  • Section II : The high cost of the war machine
  • Pentagon budget 2010 : largest yet & growing
  • The deficit, budget cuts & the 2011 Pentagon budget
Control code
ocn815390526
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (180 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780895671783
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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53ab1905-2f15-4fdb-9508-aa0c15629607
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35885488
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)815390526
  • pebcs0895671786

Library Locations

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