How about an unusually candid (OK--actually it was leaked) look at official Western views of "Peak Oil" and how all we know could become unraveled in just a few years due to oil shortages?
This is a Der Spiegel summary-analysis of a German military study draft. Be sure to read both pages at this link, as the second page is where the expectations of a global chain reaction are laid out.
Get Ready ... Seriously -- www.prepared.pro