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Pyrrhus on the Potomac: How America's post-9/11 wars have undermined US national security.

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Pyrrhus on the Potomac: How America's post-9/11 wars have undermined US national security.Carl Conetta. 05 September 2006. America's unique position of power in the post-Cold War era has often inspired comparisons to that of Rome during the rule of Augustus. But the security policy adopted by the United States, especially since the 9/11 attacks, calls to mind a different ancient place and personage: Pyrrhus (318 - 272 B.C.E.), king of Epirus, a Hellenistic realm...

By Project On Defence Alternatives , USA.

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