Stephen Glain spent more than a decade as a foreign correspondent, including stints in Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, and the Middle East. His articles on US foreign policy, East Asia and the Arab world have appeared in a wide variety of publications including The New Republic, The Atlantic Monthly and The Nation. His most recent book is State vs. Defense: The Battle to Define America’s Empire
Interviews with Stephen Glain
American presidents may not want to send troops into battle or militarise foreign policy but, in the end, most of them do. The author and journalist explains how this happens, and why it’s not even the military that’s to blame. He picks the best books on American militarism.