Author : Briody Dan
Title : The iron triangle Inside the secret world of the Carlyle group
Year : 2003

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Foreword. At the dawn of the third millennium, as the nation prepares for its second war in the Persian Gulf in little more than 10 years, the same debate rages in this country that has defined it for the last three centuries: What exactly does it mean to be an American? Is America a place or a state of mind? The British may love their language, and the French may love their gold, but Americans love more than anything to argue over who they really are. And in all that time, and all that arguing - from the dueling essays of Jefferson and Hamilton, to the confused politics of the Reform Party and Pat Buchanan - the American story has ultimately never strayed very far from the plotline that has energized it from the start. You may devote a lifetime to peeling back the onion skins of the American Experience, as so many scholars have done, and no matter where you stop you will always encounter the same basic question that frames our history: In a democracy, what are the limits to legitimate power ? ...