Johan Galtung on ‘The Fall of the US Empire’

TRANSCEND VIDEOS, Music Video of the Week, 14 Jun 2010

Amy Goodman – Democracy NOW!

The amount of money the United States has spent on wars in Afghanistan and Iraq surpassed the $1 trillion mark last week, according to the National Priorities Project Cost of War counter. To date over $747 billion has been appropriated for the war in Iraq and $299 billion for the war in Afghanistan. The US is spending over $136 billion on the wars this year. I’m joined now by Johan Galtung, who has spent the past half century pursuing non-violent conflict resolution in international relations. He’s known as a founder of the field of peace and conflict studies.

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Prof. Galtung’s latest book, The Fall of the US Empire – And Then What? may be purchased at TRANSCEND University Press or on Amazon.com.

 

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