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Economic Growth with Energy
December 25, 2006 No Comment
Economic Growth with Energy

M. Shahid Alam, Northeastern University, Boston
In a departure from neoclassical economics, this paper will develop an alternative conception of the economy that recognizes energy – together with workers, capital and technology – as a factor …

Repression, Human Rights, and US Training of Military Forces from the South
October 1, 2006 No Comment
Repression, Human Rights, and US Training of Military Forces from the South

By Ruth Joanna Blakeley, Department of Politics, University of Bristol, October 2006
In order to understand whether US training of military forces from the South has resulted in the use of repression or improvements in human …

Sins of Statecraft: The War on Terror Exposed
August 16, 2006 No Comment
Sins of Statecraft: The War on Terror Exposed

By Brian Bogart, 16 August, 2006
Few things are more crucial to our global situation today than a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental habits and recent overtly aggressive trend present in United States foreign …

America Declassified: Chronicling the Official History of US Conflict Dependence
July 15, 2006 No Comment
America Declassified: Chronicling the Official History of US Conflict Dependence

By Brian Bogart

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US Conflicts Abroad Since World War II: Chronicling the Official History of US Conflict Dependence
February 1, 2006 No Comment
US Conflicts Abroad Since World War II: Chronicling the Official History of US Conflict Dependence

By Brian Bogart
The following list of 153 instances of US armed forces abroad from October 1945 to March 2004 is part of a larger list (“Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1798–2004”) …

Turning Swords to Ploughshares & Little Acorns to Tall Trees: The Conflict-Growth Nexus & The Poverty of Nations
January 4, 2006 No Comment
Turning Swords to Ploughshares & Little Acorns to Tall Trees: The Conflict-Growth Nexus & The Poverty of Nations

By S. Mansoob Murshed, The Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham
The importance of the growth and intra-state conflict nexus cannot be overemphasised. The lack of growth prevents poverty reduction and the achievement of the millennium …

United States Colleges with Department of Defence Contracts
December 1, 2005 No Comment
United States Colleges with Department of Defence Contracts

By Brian Bogart
The following is a partial list of United States’ colleges with Department of Defense contracts. There are at least 120 more than shown here (and another 112 to 150 in at least 22 …

Fear as A Weapon The Effects of Psychological Warfare on Domestic and International Politics
December 1, 2005 No Comment
Fear as A Weapon The Effects of Psychological Warfare on Domestic and International Politics

By Daniele Ganser, World Affairs, Vol.9, No.4, Winter 2005
When we think of weapons, our mind most often conjures up images of military hardware. We think of guns and tanks on land, guided missiles and fighter …

The British Secret Service in Neutral Switzerland: An Unfinished Debate on NATO’s Cold War Stay-behind Armies
December 1, 2005 No Comment
The British Secret Service in Neutral Switzerland: An Unfinished Debate on NATO’s Cold War Stay-behind Armies

By Daniele Ganser, Intelligence and National Security, Vol.20, No.4, December 2005
In 1990, the existence of a secret anti-Communist stay-behind army in Italy, codenamed ‘Gladio’ and linked to NATO, was revealed. Subsequently, similar stay-behind armies were …

Petrodollar Warfare: Dollars, Euros and the Upcoming Iranian Oil Bourse
August 8, 2005 No Comment
Petrodollar Warfare: Dollars, Euros and the Upcoming Iranian Oil Bourse

By William Clark
Contemporary warfare has traditionally involved underlying conflicts regarding economics and resources. Today these intertwined conflicts also involve international currencies, and thus increased complexity. Current geopolitical tensions between the United States and Iran extend …

Terrorism in Western Europe An Approach to NATO’s Secret Stay-Behind Armies
April 1, 2005 No Comment
Terrorism in Western Europe An Approach to NATO’s Secret Stay-Behind Armies

By Daniele Ganser, Orbis, Spring 2005
Recent research has revealed secret armies have existed across Western Europe during the Cold War. Coordinated by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), they were run by the European military …

A Short History of the Global Economy Since 1800
June 1, 2003 No Comment
A Short History of the Global Economy Since 1800

By M. Shahid Alam, Northeastern University, Boston
This is a short history of the global economy since 1800. It is about the system of global capitalism that took shape once the British economy went ‘underground’ and …

Bomb Now, Die Later
February 1, 2003 No Comment
Bomb Now, Die Later

By Ruth Blakeley, Department of Politics, University of Bristol, 2001 (Revised in February 2003)
Was the bombing campaign undertaken by the UN Coalition against Iraq, in 1991, fought according to just war conventions?
The air campaign undertaken …

Globalization and Openness: Lessons from the Recent Crisis in Southeast Asia
July 1, 2001 No Comment
Globalization and Openness: Lessons from the Recent Crisis in Southeast Asia

By Suthiphand Chirathivat and S. Mansoob Murshed, United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research

Globalization, Marginalization and Development
February 1, 2000 No Comment
Globalization, Marginalization and Development

S. Mansoob Murshed, United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research

The Final Empire: The Collapse of Civilization and the Seed of the Future
December 1, 1993 No Comment
The Final Empire: The Collapse of Civilization and the Seed of the Future

By William M. H. Kötke
The crisis of the planet Earth is so profound that all of our lives will be caught up in it. Our lives will change because of it. Our lives …