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Fri Aug 30, 2013, 10:32 PM

20. CHALMERS JOHNSON - American Empire

Chalmers Johnson, president of the Japan Policy Research Institute, is the author of the bestselling books Blowback, The Sorrows of Empire, and Nemesis, which make up his Blowback Trilogy

http://www.americanempireproject.com/aep/johnson/


Chalmers Johnson: "Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic"

http://www.democracynow.org/2007/2/27/chalmers_johnson_nemesis_the_last_days

In his new book, CIA analyst, distinguished scholar, and best-selling author Chalmers Johnson argues that US military and economic overreach may actually lead to the nationís collapse as a constitutional republic. Itís the last volume in his Blowback trilogy, following the best-selling "Blowback" and "The Sorrows of Empire." In those two, Johnson argued American clandestine and military activity has led to un-intended, but direct disaster here in the United States.

Chalmers Johnson is a retired professor of international relations at the University of California, San Diego. He is also President of the Japan Policy Research Institute. Johnson has written for several publications including Los Angeles Times, the London Review of Books, Harperís Magazine, and The Nation. In 2005, he was featured prominently in the award-winning documentary film, "Why We Fight."

Chalmers Johnson joined me yesterday from San Diego. I began by asking him about the title of his book, "Nemesis."

Chalmers Johnson, Author, scholar and leading critic of US foreign policy. Retired professor of international relations at the University of California, San Diego. He is also President of the Japan Policy Research Institute. His new book is "Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic."

Go to the link above for the interview.

this is the end of empire, so sorry he is not still with us to help us find our way!

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