Does America, as George W. Bush has proclaimed, have a special mission, derived from God, to bring liberty and democracy to the world? How much influence does the Christian right have over U.S. foreign policy? And how should America deal with violent Islamist extremists?
Madeleine Albright, the former secretary of state and bestselling author of Madam Secretary, offers a thoughtful and often surprising look at the role of religion in shaping America's approach to the world. Drawing upon her experiences while in office and her own deepest beliefs about morality, the United States, and the present state of world affairs, a woman noted for plain speaking offers her thoughts about the most controversial topics of our time.
About the Author
MADELEINE ALBRIGHT, born in Prague, was confirmed as the 64th Secretary of State in 1997. Her distinguished career in government includes positions in the National Security Council, as U. S. Ambassador to the United Nations, and on Capitol Hill.
Bill Woodward is chairman of the Electronics Technicians Association and the senior electrical engineer at WR Systems in Norfolk, Virginia. Bill is also the committee chairman for the ETA-I fiber optic installer (FOI), fiber optic technician (FOT), fiber optic designer (FOD), and data cabling installer (DCIC) certification programs.
Emile B. Husson has spent 15 years as a multimedia training specialist in the fields of electronics, communications, navigation, and industrial safety. He is currently developing interactive training materials for U.S. Navy navigation hardware and software.
“An absorbing look at the intersection of world politics and world religion.”
-Booklist (starred review)