by Fred Harrison
‘You can become wealthy by creating wealth or by appropriating the wealth created by other people. When the appropriation of the wealth is illegal it is called theft or fraud. When it is legal economists call it rent-seeking’ John Kay, Financial Times
The conquest of nations inevitably splits the population into two classes - the victors and vanquished. The path to peace and prosperity is Harrision's aim as he analyses the modern day influences on the Taliban, Al-Qaeda to the CIA.