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Tomgram: Engelhardt, The Last Empire?

And Then There Was One>  Imperial Gigantism and the Decline of Planet Earth  By Tom Engelhardt  May 7, 2013  TomDispatch.com It stretched from the Caspian to the Baltic Sea, from the middle of Europe to the Kurile Islands in the Pacific, from Siberia to Central Asia.  Its nuclear arsenal held 45,000 warheads, and its military had five million troops under […]