Dismantling the Empire

Dismantling the Empire

[America's Last Best Hope]

Downloadable Audiobook - 2010
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The author of the bestselling Blowback Trilogy reflects on America's waning power in a masterful collection of essays. In his prophetic book Blowback, published before 9/11, Chalmers Johnson warned that our secret operations in Iraq and elsewhere around the globe would exact a price at home. Now, in a brilliant series of essays written over the last three years, Johnson measures that price and the resulting dangers America faces ...
Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2010.
ISBN: 9781441761132
1441761136
Characteristics: 1 sound file : digital.
Contents: The suicide option
What we did. Blowback world
Empire v. democracy
The smash of civilizations
Peddling democracy
Spies, rogues, and mercenaries. Agency of rogues
An imperialist comedy
Warning : mercenaries at work
Baseworld. America's empire of bases
America's unwelcome advances
Baseless expenditures
The Pentagon takes us down. Going bankrupt
The military-industrial man
We have the money (if only we didn't waste it on the defense budget)
Economic death spiral at the Pentagon
How to end it. Dismantling the empire.
Summary: The author of the bestselling Blowback Trilogy reflects on America's waning power in a masterful collection of essays. In his prophetic book Blowback, published before 9/11, Chalmers Johnson warned that our secret operations in Iraq and elsewhere around the globe would exact a price at home. Now, in a brilliant series of essays written over the last three years, Johnson measures that price and the resulting dangers America faces ...

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