Clear and Present Safety
The World Has Never Been Better and Why That Matters to Americans
Michael A. Cohen
Discover how national security fear-mongering has been used to distract Americans from real issues affecting their lives. In this eye-opening account, the authors challenge commonly-held beliefs about terrorism and the world's greatest threats. Instead, they argue for more focus on serious national security challenges at home such as gun violence, income inequality, inadequate healthcare and schooling. Learn why policymakers and journalists have misrepresented global threats and why we should focus on promoting cooperation and development.