Derek's Reviews > War is a Racket: The Antiwar Classic by America's Most Decorated Soldier

War is a Racket by Smedley D. Butler
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Jan 27, 2009

really liked it
bookshelves: economics, political-science, war, militarism, corporatism, non-fiction

A very concise summation on the potential for corruption in the use of the military, particularly when military policy is wedded to corporate interests. Butler's statements are very powerful, particularly becuase of his personal experience on the subject.

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