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Close the Pentagon

Rethinking National Security for a Positive-Sum World

Charles Kenny

The Pentagon, famed as the world’s largest office building, recently underwent a renovation process that took seventeen years and $4.5 billion -- ten times as long and four times the cost of constructing it in the first place. That makes it a potent symbol of a US foreign policy infrastructure built for another era, dominated by a massive, bureaucr...
Publish Date
2020-01-23T00:00:00.000Z
2020-01-23T00:00:00.000Z
Goodreads rating
3.4
ISBN
9781710611755
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
2021-04-12T16:14:17.000Z
Kenny's earlier book "Getting Better" was a major inspiration for my Enlightenment Now. Also recommended: His new history of pandemics, and his cheeky "Close the Pentagon" (related to Mueller's The Stupidity of War).      source