A Game As Old As Empire: The Secret World of Economic Hit Men and the Web of Global Corruption: Easy Read Comfort Edition

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Jan 26, 2009 - Political Science - 660 pages
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This book is a compilation of essays written by former international bankers, development economists, foreign aid workers, and others. It's about offshore banking, bad loan schemes, "debt relief," tax ... Read full review

Contents

Global Empire The Web of Control
1
Selling Moneyand Dependency Setting the Debt
39
Dirty Money Inside the Secret World of Offshore
58
BCCIs Double Game Banking on America Banking
115
The Human Cost of Cheap Cell Phones
162
Mercenaries on the Front Lines in the New Scramble
206
Hijacking Iraqs Oil Reserves Economic Hit Men
250
The World Bank and the 100 Billion Question 302 9 The Philippines the World Bank and the Race
340
Exporting Destruction
384
The Mirage of Debt Relief
431
Global Uprising The Web of Resistance 517 About the Authors
559
Resources of Hope
572
Index
605
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