What Every American Should Know about Who's Really Running the World : Most of us know the big players politically in the United States. But ever wonder who's pulling their strings? Who the movers and shakers are around the globe? In sharp, witty prose, this book answers these questions and more - spelling out exactly who to watch, what they're doing, and their impact on people everywhere. Get the lowdown on: Pfizer; Reverend Sun Myung Moon; Halliburton; Georges Soros; Monsanto; Rupert Murdoch; the Al-Saud family; The Carlyle Group; DARPA; North Korea; Tim LaHaye; Wal-Mart. Filled with an entertaining and informative mix of hard facts, examinations of global issues, and profiles of the heavy hitters, this is essential reading for all Americans who want a handle on what is really going on in the world.