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At Our Own Peril: DoD Risk Assessment in a Post-Primacy World
the Pentagon study about the downturn of american imperial primacy. Free to dl.
academia  war  politics  international-development  usa 
july 2017 by ayamnotkambing
Pentagon study declares American empire is ‘collapsing’
An extraordinary new Pentagon study has concluded that the U.S.-backed international order established after World War 2 is “fraying” and may even be “collapsing”, leading the United States to lose its position of “primacy” in world affairs.

The solution proposed to protect U.S. power in this new “post-primacy” environment is, however, more of the same: more surveillance, more propaganda (“strategic manipulation of perceptions”) and more military expansionism.
war  imperialism  politics  history  usa  international-development 
july 2017 by ayamnotkambing
How the Red Cross Raised Half a Billion Dollars for Haiti ­and Built Six Homes
The neighborhood of Campeche sprawls up a steep hillside in Haiti’s capital city, Port-au-Prince. Goats rustle in trash that goes forever uncollected. Children kick a deflated volleyball in a…
pro-publica  american-red-cross  red-cross  international-development 
june 2015 by danavery0

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