Pay any price: Greed, Power, and Endless War

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display_description "War corrupts. Endless war corrupts absolutely. Ever since 9/11 America has fought an endless war on terror, seeking enemies everywhere and never promising peace. In Pay Any Price, James Risen reveals an extraordinary litany of the hidden costs of that war: from squandered and stolen dollars, to outrageous abuses of power, to wars on normalcy, decency, and truth. In the name of fighting terrorism, our government has done things every bit as shameful as its historic wartime abuses -- and until this book, it has worked very hard to cover them up. Lincoln suspended habeas corpus. FDR authorized the internment of thousands of Japanese Americans. Presidents Bush and Obama now must face their own reckoning. Power corrupts, but it is endless war that corrupts absolutely"--
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subject_facet Abuse of administrative power -- United States, Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Economic aspects -- United States, War and emergency powers -- United States, War on Terrorism, 2001-2009 -- Economic aspects -- United States
title_display Pay any price : greed, power, and endless war
title_full Pay Any Price Greed, Power, and Endless War, Pay any price : greed, power, and endless war / James Risen
title_short Pay any price :
title_sub Greed, Power, and Endless War
topic_facet Abuse of administrative power, Economic aspects, Iraq War, 2003-2011, Nonfiction, Politics, War and emergency powers, War on Terrorism, 2001-2009