The Frugal Superpower
America's Global Leadership in a Cash-Strapped Era
By Michael Mandelbaum
(PublicAffairs, Hardcover, 9781586489168, 224pp.)
Publication Date: August 1, 2010
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Which of America’s essential international commitments can we afford to keep in this time of diminished financial resources?
Michael Mandelbaum is the Christian A. Herter Professor of American Foreign Policy; Director of the American Foreign Policy Program at Johns Hopkins, SAIS. He is a former faculty member at Harvard University, Columbia University and the U.S. Naval Academy; his Ph.D. in political science came from Harvard University.
When the U.S. was rich, it could afford to be the world's policeman. Now it's strapped for cash, and that might mean a new phase for American foreign policy. More at NPR.org
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