Economic hitmen

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by basil_brush_84, Apr 10, 2009.

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  1. This directly relates to the USA rather the UK but I thought I'd post it here for anyone who is interested as it puts an interesting spin on the Iraq war. It's a two hour interview with a man who says he is an ex-economic hitman. He talks about how some wars, national crises and political wrangling are the result of economic assassination of other countries. Of course, it's his word against the US gov and the US gov have put him on the national disinfo list and zealously denied everything he claims. But the style and method fits perfectly with human nature and what we already know of powermongering from the pages of history. I'm not going to make any opinions about it yet until I've read his books, just let others watch and see what they think:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yTbdnNgqfs8
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=29GhXsx7-Rs