The Trillion-Dollar Question

Feffer, John
June 2010
Foreign Policy in Focus;6/1/2010, p4
The article covers various issues as of June 2010. It notes that the U.S. has officially exceeded the trillion-dollar mark in war spending in Iraq and Afghanistan. It cites that an independent inquiry on the suppression of protestors in Thailand on May 19 has been called for by the United Nations. It says that the U.S. tends to consider Africa as a place to sell arms and a place to purchase resources, while other nations, specifically China, Japan and South Korea considers Africa as a place to make long-term investments.


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