America Between the Wars

America Between the Wars

From 11/9 to 9/11 : the Misunderstood Years Between the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Start of the War on Terror

eBook - 2008
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When the Berlin Wall collapsed and the Cold War ended on November 9, 1989, the West declared victory: democracy and free markets had prevailed and the United States emerged as the triumphant superpower. The tension that had defined a generation was over, and it seemed that peace was at hand. The next twelve years rolled by in a haze of complacent self-congratulation--what some now call a "holiday from history." When September 11, 2001, set the U.S. on a new path, confused Americans asked: How did we get here? Foreign policy experts Chollet and Goldgeier examine how the decisions and debates of those years shaped the events, arguments, and politics of the world we live in today. This book tells the story of a generation of leaders grappling with a moment of dramatic transformation--changing how we should think about the recent past, and uncovering important lessons for the future.--From publisher description.
Publisher: New York : BBS PublicAffairs, ©2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780786746712
0786746718
9781282461895
1282461893
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvi, 412 pages) : illustrations
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Additional Contributors: Goldgeier, James M.

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