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Magtic and Mayhem: The Delusions of American Foreign Policy

"Misjudgments of this scale arise from a pattern of self-deception best described as "magical thinking." When we think magically, we conjure up beliefs that everyone wants to be like us and that America can accomplish anything out of sheer righteousness.."
"Only by understanding the power of illusion can we break the spell, and then better apply America's enduring strengths in a world that will long need them."

to read a sample of Derek Leebaert's book "Magic and Mayhem," 2010, click on

 link to books.google.com

homepage: homepage: http://www.warcrimestimes.org
address: address: http://rethinkafghanistan.com/

Derek Leebaert interviewed on CSPAN 11.Nov.2010 07:56


to hear the 57-minute interview on CSPAN's Q and A program November 1, 2010, click on