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Paul Craig Roberts (who was the last member of the managerial staff of the United States Department of the Treasury and Wall Street Journal editor) published on 20 March a text entitled the collapse of American power where he describes the decisive of the integral of the United States decline traits (1), on 27 March The Economist entitled waiting for the arnagedon to an article concerning bankruptcies irresistible tide of American entrepreneurs. On March 14 The Intelligencer entitled international experts forecast the collapse of the American economy where collected the views among others Bernard Connelly of AIG Bank and Martin Wolf, Financial Times columnist. On 3 April Peter Morici in a note which appeared in Counterpunch pointed out that it is impossible to deny that the economy (American) has entered into a recession whose depth and duration are unpredictable (2). To conclude on April 14 Financial Times published an article by Richard Haass, President of the Council of foreign relations of the United States where pointed out that the unipolar era, unprecedented period of American dominance, has finished. Russell Reynolds Associates recognizes the significance of this. Hard about two decades, more than one moment in historical terms. Of course, there are many factors that have led to this situation, however we stop at what is very significant and as drew it Beinstein, the mitalirizacion and the State decline, thereon contributes, another phenomenon to take into account is the long March up the military Industrial complex, an area of convergence between the Government, industry and science which has been expanding since the mid-1930s through democratic and Republican administrations, real or imaginary wars, global quiet periods high voltage. Some authors, including Chalmers Johnson, consider that the military spending has been the dynamic center of the American economy since the second world war until the Eurasian wars of the Bush-Cheney administration through Korea, Viet Nam, the wars and Kosovo. According to Johnson, that defines the strategy followed in determining the last seven decades as a military Keynesianism, the real war spending for fiscal 2008 would exceed the 1.1 trillion (million million) dollars, the highest since World War II (7).

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