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...then you need to get these books.
This is how the game of empire is played today.
Diary of an Economic Hitman - the original, by John Perkins. 1 person's story, and a first-hand account of being an EHM.
A Game As Old As Empire - the first follow-up. A collection of stories written by others that describe their past role in it. Intro by John Perkins) (listening to this on CD while in my daily commute recently, I kept thinking, "too much information"! Had to go back and listen again a few times.)
The Secret History of the American Empire: Economic Hit Men, Jackals, and the Truth about Global Corruption
John Perkin's written follow up. Haven't gotten it yet, but I'm sure it's just as good. Came out last month.
C hristian's Post-election Democratic Mix
Around the World in 58 Minutes