If you flip over the rock of American foreign policy of the past century, this is what crawls out…
invasions … bombings … overthrowing governments …
occupations … suppressing movements for social change …
assassinating political leaders … perverting elections …
manipulating labor unions … manufacturing "news" …
economic and political sanctions ... death squads …
torture … biological warfare … depleted uranium …
drug trafficking … mercenaries …
It's not a pretty picture.
It is enough to give imperialism a bad name.
Read the full details in:
Killing Hope: US Military and CIA
Interventions Since World War II.
by William Blum
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