Confessions of an Economic Hit Man - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

John Perkins
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Chapter 3 Summary and Analysis

John spent much time learning about Indonesia. After WWII, Indonesia sought and gained independence. Because of its ethnic diversity, it was difficult to unite, thus, giving communism a foothold into the islands.

The U.S. was determined to lure Indonesia away from communism. MAIN's electrification project was the key to ensure U.S. political dominance. In addition, Indonesia had oil. John believed he was preventing communism and increasing prosperity in LDC's. John was threatened if he ever revealed MAIN's policies.

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