Strategic Vision

America and the Crisis of Global Power

av Zbigniew Brzezinski  (häftad, 2013)

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  • Häftad (paperback)
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 240
  • Utg.datum: 2013-10-10
  • Upplaga: First Trade Paper Edition
  • Förlag: Basic Books
  • Illustrationer: illustrations
  • Dimensioner: 209 x 139 x 12 mm
  • Vikt: 249 g
  • Antal komponenter: 1
  • ISBN: 9780465061815

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Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the United States of America "Brzezinski's latest book reflects his talent for unraveling complex historical issues and his strength in advocating long-term solutions for them." Senator John Kerry "Strategic Vision is a clear, vivid look at America's place in the world today. Rather than surrender to defeatist speculation about the perceived end to the American Century, Zbigniew Brzezinski's reality-based insights explore how the United States can move forward over the next two decades. This is a must-read for a straightforward assessment of the challenges of today and tomorrow and the unique strengths America brings to the global stage." Senator Richard G. Lugar, State of Indiana; Ranking Member of and Former Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee "Informed by a lifetime of comprehensive scholarship and many years of responsibility on the front lines of our diplomacy and national security, Zbigniew Brzezinski provides in Strategic Vision a comprehensive blueprint for successful planning and action. His challenge to the U.S. to be a sophisticated leader of a vital democratic-enlarged zone in the West and a promoter of stability in the East is timely and persuasive." Leslie H. Gelb, President Emeritus of the Council on Foreign Relations and former New York Times columnist "One of America's precious few master strategists paints a convincing picture of an increasingly messy world ahead and presents a U.S. policy to manage it -- going to strength by building an expanded Europe and keeping a burgeoning Asia stable. Succinct, sharp, and sensible." Robert M. Gates, U.S. Secretary of Defense, 2006-2011 "Strategic Vision is a much-needed wake-up call regarding the international repercussions if America fails to address its multiple domestic crises successfully. A realist but not a pessimist, Brzezinski offers a thoughtful--and, as usual, provocative and timely--must-read for all who are concerned about the future of our country at home and abroad." Jim Wolfensohn, former President of the World Bank, 1995-2005 "The author has given us a powerful and dynamic examination of our history, the current challenges and the probable changes in the economic, political and environmental balance on our plant. He analyzes the current situation in key countries and thereafter presents the issues we are likely to face in 2050 in a world divided between a dominant East and a challenged West. This is an insightful, provocative and stimulating analysis that should be read by all concerned with global stability and growth." Joseph S. Nye, Jr. Professor at Harvard and author of The Future of Power "Zbigniew Brzezinski combines theoretical acuity with unmatched practical experience to provide a provocative and compelling portrait of the future along with a convincing map to navigate it." Kirkus Reviews "[Brzezinski] offers an astute, elegant appraisal of the waning of America's 'global appeal' and the severe consequences of the shifting of power from West to East...Brzezinski provides a powerful cautionary tale... An urgent call for 'historic renewal' by one of America's sharpest minds." Michiko Kakutani, New York Times "Provocative ... a clear-eyed, sharp-tongued assessment of this hinge moment in time, when the world's center of gravity is shifting from the West to the East." David Ignatius, Washington Post "A bracing discussion of what a revival of U.S. power would actually require over the next few decades." Foreign Affairs "In this crisp and stimulating book, Brzezinski speculates on the dangers that could result from the decline of the United States and offers his prescriptions to restore American leadership in a changing world." The Diplomat (Asia) "Zbigniew Brzezinski ... has written another important book." e-International Relations, International Politics website "Brzezinski prese

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Zbigniew Brzezinski, formerly President Jimmy Carter's National Security Advisor, is a counselor and trustee at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and a professor of American foreign policy at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. His many books include the New York Times bestseller Second Chance: Three Presidents and the Crisis of American Superpower; The Choice: Global Domination or Global Leadership; and The Grand Chessboard: American Primacy and Its Geostrategic Imperative.