The Frugal Superpower

America's Global Leadership in a Cash-Strapped Era

By Michael Mandelbaum
(PublicAffairs, Hardcover, 9781586489168, 224pp.)

Publication Date: August 1, 2010

List Price: $23.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.
Shop Local
Enter your zip code below to find indies closest to you.



Which of America’s essential international commitments can we afford to keep in this time of diminished financial resources?

About the Author

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.

Sunday, Aug 22, 2010

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 Audio Player Requires Flash Upgrade: Please upgrade your plug-in to view this content.

Indie Bookstore Finder
EBbooks and EReaders
Find great gifts: Signed books
Link to IndieBound

Update Profile