Isaacson and evan thomas in their 1986 book of the same name. The dangers of devaluing diplomacy and overvaluing the military. A version of this article appears in print on may 27, 2018, page 16 of the sunday book. The end of diplomacy and the decline of american influence kindle edition by farrow, ronan. Farrow is a riveting storyteller with a great eye for colorful characters. The books first half is mostly a wry, extended tribute to the late. War on peace is a riveting and thoughtprovoking book exploring the. In 2010, just before thanksgiving, american foreign. A gifted writer with a powerful intellect and a passion for truth, farrow has become one of this generations finest journalists and war on peace a book that will be required reading for generations to come. Publishers weekly wrote, farrow doesnt quite demonstrate how diplomacy would succeed in quagmires like afghanistan, but his indictment of the militarization of american foreign policy is persuasive. Ronan farrow has bitten off more than he can chew war on. Its hard to imagine there is a single important diplomat ronan farrow didnt speak to in. Ronan farrow opens war on peace, his cautionary tale on the demise of american diplomacy and the decline of american influence, with a 3,000.
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