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Author Barnett, Thomas P. M.

Title The Pentagon's new map : war and peace in the twenty-first century / Thomas P. M. Barnett.

Published New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  355.033073 BARN    AVAILABLE
Physical description 435 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface: An Operating Theory of the World 1 -- 1. New Rule Sets 9 -- Playing Jack Ryan -- New Rules for a New Era -- Present at the Creation -- A Future Worth Creating -- 2. Rise of the "Lesser Includeds" 59 -- Manthorpe Curve -- Fracturing of the Security Market -- Rise of Asymmetrical Warfare -- How 9/11 Saved the Pentagon from Itself -- 3. Disconnectedness Defines Danger 107 -- How I Learned to Think Horizontally -- Mapping Globalization's Frontier -- Minding the Gap -- To Live and Die in the Gap -- Different Worlds, Different Rule Sets -- Why I Hate the "Arc of Instability" -- 4. Core and the Gap 191 -- Military-Market Link -- Flow of People, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Population Bomb -- Flow of Energy, or Whose Blood for Whose Oil? -- Flow of Money, or Why We Won't Be Going to War with China -- Flow of Security, or How America Must Keep Globalization in Balance -- 5. New Ordering Principle 247 -- Overtaken by Events -- Rise of System Perturbations -- Greater Inclusive -- Big Bang as Strategy -- 6. Global Transaction Strategy 295 -- You're Ruining My Military! -- Essential Transaction -- System Administrator -- American Way of War -- 7. Myths We Make (I Will Now Dispel) 341 -- Myth of Global Chaos -- Myth of America as Globocop -- Myth of American Empire -- 8. Hope Without Guarantees 367.
Summary Barnett's cutting-edge approach to globalization combines security, economic, political, and cultural factors to do no less than predict and explain the nature of war and peace in the twenty-first century.
Subject World politics -- 1989-
United States -- Military policy.
ISBN 0399151753 (alk. paper)