xxi, 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
1576753018 alkaline paper 9781576753019 alkaline paper
A former consultant to the U.S. government reveals the inner workings of the high-stakes economic game that encourages Third World economies to borrow money so that major corporations like Halliburton end up getting the contracts.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
1963-1971 An economic hit man is born "In for life" Indonesia: lessons for an EHM Saving a country from communism Selling my soul 1971-1975 My role as inquisitor Civilization on trial Jesus, seen differently Opportunity of a lifetime Panama's president and hero Pirates in the Canal Zone Soldiers and prostitutes Conversations with the general Entering a new and sinister period in economic history The Saudi Arabian money-laundering affair Pimping, and financing Osama bin Laden 1975-1981 Panama Canal negotiations and Graham Greene Iran's king of kings Confessions of a tortured man The fall of a king Colombia: keystone of Latin America American republic versus global empire The deceptive résumé Ecuador's president battles big oil I quit 1981-present Ecuador's presidential death Panama: another presidential death My energy company, Enron, and George W. Bush I take a bribe The United States invades Panama An EHM failure in Iraq September 11 and its aftermath for me, personally Venezuela: saved by Saddam Ecuador revisited Piercing the veneer.
KF1570 .P47 2004
San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers,