Saturday, September 7, 2013

The Secret History of the American Empire: Economic Hit Men and How to Change the World (2007)

The US has been criticized for supporting dictatorships with economic assistance and military hardware. Particular dictatorships have included Musharraf of Pakistan, the Shah of Iran, Museveni of Uganda, warlords in Somalia, Fulgencio Batista of Cuba, Ferdinand Marcos of the Philippines, Park Chung-hee of South Korea, Generalissimo Franco of Spain, and Augusto Pinochet in Chile.

The US has been criticized by Noam Chomsky for opposing nationalist movements in foreign countries, including social reform.

The United States was criticized for manipulating the internal affairs of foreign nations, including Guatemala,[21] Chile,[21] Cuba,[12] Colombia,[12] various countries in Africa[16] including Uganda.[16] See also Covert United States foreign regime change actions.

The US has been accused of condoning actions by Israel against Palestinians.
>John Perkins informative presentation<

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