Includes bibliographical references (p. -261) and index.
Prologue: Is it too late to descope this?
G.I. Joe, Ho Chi Minh, and the American art of fighting about fighting
A nation at peace everywhere in the world
Let 'er fly
Isle of spice
Mylanta, 'tis of thee
Doing more with less (hassle)
"One hell of a killing machine"
An $8 trillion fungus among us
Epilogue: You build it, you own it.
Maddow shows how deeply militarized our culture has become--how the role of the national security sector has shape-shifted and grown over the past century to the point of being financially unsustainable and confused in mission.