America: Our Next Chapter by Chuck Hagel

By Chuck Hagel

Senator Chuck Hagel has lengthy been trendy via his colleagues on either side of the Senate flooring for his honesty, integrity, and commonsense method of the demanding situations of our instances. the la instances has praised his "bold positions on overseas coverage and nationwide security" and questioned, "What's to not like?" In the USA: Our subsequent bankruptcy, Nebraska-born Hagel bargains a hard-hitting exam of the present nation of our kingdom and offers big, significant proposals which can advisor the United States again onto the best path.

In the USA: Our subsequent bankruptcy, Hagel speaks the reality as he sees it—in a right away and refreshingly unvarnished demeanour. Basing his feedback on thorough learn and cautious concept, in addition to on own perception from his years as a political insider, profitable businessman, and adorned battle hero, he discusses household issues—including the overall healthiness care situation, immigration, and Social protection and Medicare reform—and international weather swap. He confronts international coverage difficulties that the present management has bungled or neglected, together with China's turning out to be financial system; regulate of U.S. debt; India's and Pakistan's nuclear services; and Iran's competitive political, ideological, and nuclear stances. He decries the pervasive disorder of 3rd international poverty, arguing convincingly that this can be the place the genuine struggle opposed to terrorism needs to commence. continually real to the ideals instilled in his adolescence at the prairie, he speaks passionately approximately service—to one's kingdom and to one's fellow citizens—as the trail towards a renewed the United States. And, in fact, he supplies a candid exam of the debacle that's the Iraq War.

A staunch Republican but a "hero to liberals" (Time), Hagel asks the harsh questions and provides immediately solutions to America's such a lot urgent difficulties. the United States: Our subsequent bankruptcy is a significant, sincere, and, finally, positive examine our nation's destiny, from an American unique.

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Unlike SDS members, the great majority of whom believed that the war indicated the moral illegitimacy of the American government, most of these protesters felt that the Vietnam War was just a tragic mistake.

Farber, The Age of Great Dreams, 99. 3. Farber, The Age of Great Dreams, 100. The Great Society 33 4. Lyndon B. Johnson, “Remarks at the University of Michigan,” May 22, 1964, in Schulman, Lyndon B. Johnson, 174, 176–177. 5. Farber, The Age of Great Dreams, 99. 6. Theodore White, The Making of the President 1964 (New York: Atheneum, 1965), 216–217. 7. White, The Making of the President 1964, 218. 8. Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Packaging the Presidency: A History and Criticism of Presidential Campaign Advertising (New York: Oxford, 1996), 220.

Unfortunately for the United States, Diem was extremely unpopular with the Vietnamese people. They resented his attempt to spread his Roman Catholic religion by repressing Buddhism, the faith of 90 percent of the Vietnamese. Most Vietnamese correctly believed the Diem regime to be corrupt and uninterested in bettering the lives of the rural peasants who made up the majority of the Vietnamese population. S. government’s commitment to nation-building. In the North, Ho Chi Minh and his communist government were having problems of their own.

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