Osama’s Ghost: The Economics Of Overextension – OpEd

Eurasia Review


By Walden Bello*

The first part of our assessment of Washington’s 20 years of continuous war in the Middle East focused on its military and political costs. This part will discuss the economic consequences of this misadventure. Imperial overstretch, as historian Paul Kennedy points out, is not only a result of a mismatch...

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