Babylon's fall came as a result the loss of commercial relationships with other nations and depopulation, although Biblical pundits use Isaiah 47 and Revelations 16 to assert that the fall was a punishment from God due to their “false religious system”. And we all recant the fall of Constantinople by the he Ottoman Turks Empire in 1453. Today class, I would like to postulate that the next major empire to Fall will be the United States of America.
It examines the mechanics of international bankers and of the organizations they formed to influence behind-the-scenes political and diplomatic activity. He provides insight on groups such as the Royal Institute of International Affairs and the Council on Foreign Relations. I would suggest he 1300 plus pages to any lover of history. So revealing and detailed, that it was pulled from bookshelves and its publication was halted for several decades. He spoke of what he called financial cpitalism and explained this tersley in his examples regarding the power of bankers, esecially investment bankers over governments.