The Bubble of American Supremacy by George Soros

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The legendary investor and philanthropist issues a pointed, astute, and intensely critical analysis of the Bush administration's foreign policy. Long known as "the world's only private citizen with a foreign policy," George Soros combines his razor-sharp sense of economic trends with his passionate advocacy for open societies and decency in world politics to come up with a workable, and severely critical, analysis of the Bush administration's overreaching, militaristic foreign policy.Soros believes that this administration's plans abroad come from the same sort of "bubble" psychology that afflicted our markets in the late 90s. They have used a real fact, our overwhelming military supremacy, to create a deluded worldview, that might makes right and that "you're either with us or against us," in the same way that the recent boom used a real fact, the growth in technology, to lead to a delusion, the "new economy. " Like the best of the books that have responded quickly to world events, The Bubble of American Supremacy has a clear, intriguing, comprehensive thesis that makes necessary, and compelling, order of our seemingly disordered world.

About George Soros

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George Soros was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1930. He moved to London to attend the London School of Economics. After moving to the United States, Soros began a successful international investment fund. He opened his first foundation, The Open Society Fund in 1979. He also created The Eastern European Foundation is Hungary and the Soros Foundation - Soviet Union in 1987. With his great success, Soros funded a network of foundations in more than thirty countries. Soros has also published many book including The Alchemy of Finance, Opening the Soviet Union, Soros on Soros: Staying Ahead of the Curve, and The Crisis of Global Capitalism. He has also received honorary degrees from the New School of Social Research, Oxford University, the Budapest University of Economics, and Yale University.
Published December 1, 2003 by PublicAffairs. 224 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, History. Non-fiction

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Soros has made it his "primary objective to persuade the American public to reject President Bush in the forthcoming elections."

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