Books: Non-Fiction

Addicted to War: Why the U.S. Can’t Kick Militarism, An Illustrated Guide

Book — Non-fiction. By Joel Andreas. 2015. 80 pages.
A comic book expose on militarism in graphic format, making it accessible for high school and above.

Time Periods: All US History
Themes: Imperialism, US Foreign Policy, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements

addictedThis comic book takes on the most active, powerful and destructive military in the world. Hard-hitting, carefully documented, and heavily illustrated, Addicted to War reveals why the United States has been involved in more wars in recent years than any other country. Find out who benefits from these military adventures, who pays and who dies. Updated to include the war in Iraq.

“A witty and devastating portrait of U.S. military policy.” —Howard Zinn

“Political comics at its best. Bitterly amusing, lively and richly informative. For people of all ages who want to understand the link between U.S. militarism, foreign policy, and corporate greed at home and abroad.” —Michael Parenti

Addicted to War is must reading for all Americans who are concerned with understanding the true nature of U.S. foreign policy and how it affects us here at home.” —Martin Sheen

ISBN: 9781849352178 | AK Press