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Killing Hope: U.S. Military and C.I.A. Interventions Since World War II–Updated Through 2003

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A death squad mercenary stops for lunch in El Salvador, 1980s. [700 × 1047]
Is the United States a force for democracy? In this classic and unique volume that answers this question, William Blum serves up a forensic overview of U.S. foreign policy spanning sixty years. Remarks from the previous edition: “Far and away the best book on the topic.”—Noam Chomsky “A valuable reference for anyone interested in the conduct of U.S. foreign policy.”— Choice “I enjoyed it immensely.”—Gore Vidal “The single most useful summary of CIA history.”—John Stockwell “Each chapter I rea…

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A death squad mercenary stops for lunch in El Salvador, 1980s. [700 × 1047](r/HistoryPorn)

And why?

Because left wing dissidents wanted to break away from US patronage and nationalize US property in their country and forge their own destiny. This would basically infringe on US corporations rights to exploit poor South American countries for their own profit. US didn’t like that much and engaged in a systematic terror campaign aimed at attacking any grassroots resistance to US backed dictators. The result was essentially a war on peasant populations not just inEl Salvador, but in several other Latin American nations.

Important to note that this is par for the course of US intervention in the third world. I encourage every American to read up on it.

Edit: a word Edit2: A good book on US foreign intervention

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William Blum

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Common Courage Press

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