|aThe violence of peace : |bAmerica's wars in the age of Obama : [with a new preface] / |cStephen L. Carter.
|aNew York : |bBeast Books, |cc2011.
|axxi, 255 p. : |bill. ; |c23 cm.
|aPresents an analysis of Barack Obama's views on war and the military in the first two years of his presidency, discussing his evolution from being a peace candidate to being a president conducting two wars and how this change affects national security and the nation's future.
|aNational security--United States.
|aAfghan War, 2001--Political aspects--United States.
|aIraq War, 2003-2011--Political aspects--United States.