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Eichmann on the Potomac: The Psychopathology of Drone Warfare (Counterpunch)

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Publisher Comments:

"Pollack is the Hannah Arendt of our time."—Gabriel Kolko

A searing indictment of the Barack Obama administration and the unchecked growth of executive power, Eichmann on the Potomac is a political and psychological profile of the contemporary imperial mindset. Norman Pollack's book places Obama's drone warfare program and targeted assassination plan into historical and legal context, showing how the routinization of assassination, aerial surveillance, and undeclared warfare shreds the constitutional limitations on unrestrained executive power.

Norman Pollack is a widely published historian, lecturer, and Guggenheim fellow. His previous books include The Just Polity and The Populist Response to Industrial America.

Synopsis:

A "signature strike" against the government's most terrifying weapon at home and abroad.

About the Author

Norman Pollack got his Ph. D. in history from Harvard University. He is an emeritus professor of history at Michigan State University. A Guggenheim fellow, his highly praised books include: The Populist Mind, The Populist Response to Industrial America, The Humane Economy, and The Just Polity.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781849351829
Subtitle:
The Psychopathology of Drone Warfare
Publisher:
AK Press
Author:
Pollack, Norman
Subject:
World History-Iraq War (2003-?)
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Counterpunch
Publication Date:
20140231
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
250
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5 in

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