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[–]Vaxthrul 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

This is the other side to having economic hitmen. Both sides are fighting for the petrol dollar, both to keep it in power, and to own as much of it's debt as possible. It's not just Chad either, here's a list of countries and their public debts. I'm willing to bet that a majority of these countries find themselves being exploited for resources (be they cheap labor, extracted resources, or a particular educated work force) by countries and companies outside of their borders.