Divide and Ruin: The West's Imperial Strategy in an Age of by Dan Glazebrook

By Dan Glazebrook

Divide and break: The West’s Imperial method in an Age of obstacle is a set of articles through British writer Dan Glazebrook. initially released via Counterpunch, Z journal, the mother or father, the self reliant, the Morning big name and Asia instances among others, those writings illustrate a brand new approach deployed via united states, British and different Western powers following the failure of the Iraq struggle to stabilise Western hegemony. This procedure employs proxy army forces to foment sectarian department and civil struggle - subsidized the place attainable by way of brutal aerial bombardment – opposed to any self sustaining local strength deemed a chance to Western strategic and fiscal imperatives.

Glazebrook exhibits the brutality of the West’s racist and exploitative international coverage opposed to the worldwide South, bringing up examples from Libya, Syria, and in different places within the heart East, Asia and Africa, and exploring intimately the function of AFRICOM as an imperialist strength working on that continent. monetary and social matters in Britain additionally come less than scrutiny, together with an research of race and racism within the city formative years uprisings of 2011.

Praise for Divide and spoil: The West’s Imperial process in an Age of Crisis

“Dan Glazebrook is one in all a handful of authors that I depend on for valuable
insight, info and nourishment. whereas many of the highbrow international is
rushing to help the following NATO act of aggression within the identify of human rights,
Glazebrook exhibits during this booklet the way it is NATO and the West that are undermining
peace, safety and human rights during the globe.”
—Daniel Kovalik, Professor of overseas Human Rights,
University of Pittsburgh tuition of Law

“In Divide and smash, Dan Glazebrook has expertly laid naked the connections
between capitalism, militarism and fiscal problem at the present time, and the devastating
impact Western international coverage has had at the international locations of the worldwide South.
Glazebrook demonstrates that, specially, the imperialist international locations are determined
to wrestle the ‘threat of a great example’, the chance that the industrial policies
pursued through 3rd global states should be successfully made up our minds by way of their own
citizens of their personal pursuits, and never by means of Western capitalists and their hangers-on.”
—Dr. Zak Cope, writer of Dimensions of Prejudice:
Towards a Political economic climate of Bigotry and Divided global Divided Class:
Global Political financial system and the Stratification of Labour less than Capitalism.

“Dan Glazebrook provides transparent research of very nuanced and layered global affairs.
He experiences and exposes the excesses of imperialists whereas enlightening a growing
critical mass of individuals fascinated about what their governments do of their name.
This paintings is a vital learn for a person looking realizing and a extra equal
and unfastened world.” —Brian E. Muhammad, Contributing author, the ultimate Call

“Dan Glazebrook analyses a brand new technique hired by way of U.S. and British imperialism
since the tip of the ‘Cold War’. because of its decline within the international economic system and unable
to maintain the Bush-like adventurism that resulted in the Iraq debacle, the Empire, argues
Divide and damage, seeks now to depend on proxy army forces opposed to these it targets
for regime switch. The target is not anything except the weakening of any country
that serves as a nearby counterweight to absolutely the dominance of imperialism.
From Glazebrook’s view, U.S. and British overseas coverage is a wrecking ball aimed at
weakening the most powerful and such a lot autonomous gamers within the international South.”
—Brian Becker, nationwide Coordinator, resolution Coalition
(Act Now to forestall battle and finish Racism)

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