This book warranted not only a review, but a chapter by chapter review, substantial analysis, ridicule, and countertheory. I bought my copy at Harvard Book Store. It sat on my bookshelf for a week as I finished reading Uberpower by Josef Joffe. Incidentally, Josef Joffe juxtaposes hard and soft power in a credible way, whereas Peter Gelderloos makes a mockery of hard power by posing as a hard power himself and arguing stridently for unbridled violence in the activist community.
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