Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower

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Zed Books, 2006 - Human rights - 393 pages
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Rogue State and its author came to sudden international attention when Osama Bin Laden quoted the book publicly in January 2006, propelling the book to the top of the bestseller charts in a matter of hours. This book is a revised and updated version of the edition Bin Laden referred to in his address.
  

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Review: Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower

User Review  - Annam Choudhry - Goodreads

Well documented, but written like a conspiracy. This makes it unhelpful for citing in academic work, but the sources are still useful. Read full review

Review: Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower

User Review  - Asmaa - Goodreads

This book is not just a person's opinion. All claims are substantiated with intricate detail through the sources referenced. Therefore, it is a must read for everyone to better understand US foreign ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Washingtons lovehate relationship with terrorists and humanrights violators
28
Why do terrorists keep picking on the United States?
29
Americas gift to the world the Afghan terrorist alumni
43
Assassinations
49
Excerpts from US Army and CIA training manuals
56
Torture
63
The Unsavories
81
Encouraging the use of CBW by other nations
157
A Rogue State versus the world
161
A Concise History of US Global Interventions 1945present
162
Perverting elections
221
Trojan Horse The National Endowment for Democracy
238
The US versus the world at the United Nations
244
Eavesdropping on the planet
271
Kidnapping and looting
280

Training new unsavories
85
War Criminals Theirs and Ours
93
Haven for terrorists
106
Supporting Pol Pot
117
United States Use of Weapons of Mass Destruction
121
Bombings
122
Depleted Uranium
127
Cluster Bombs
132
Chemical and Biological Weapons abroad
136
Chemical and Biological Weapons at home
147
How the CIA sent Nelson Mandela to prison for 28 years
288
The CIA and Drugs Just say Why not?
291
Being the Worlds Only Superpower means never having to say youre sorry
302
The US invades bombs and kills for itbut do Americans really believe in free enterprise?
312
A Day in the life of a free countryorHow does the United States get away with it?
319
Notes
356
Index
390
About the Author
394
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About the author (2006)

William Blum left the State Department in 1967, abandoning his aspiration of becoming a Foreign Service Officer because of his opposition to what the US was doing in Vietnam. He then became a founder and editor of the Washington Free Press, the first 'alternative' newspaper in the capital. Mr Blum has been a freelance journalist in the US, Europe and South America. His stay in Chile in 1972-3, writing about the Allende government's 'socialist experiment', and then its tragic overthrow in a CIA-designed coup, instilled in him a personal involvement and an even more heightened interest in what his government was doing in various corners of the world. He is the author of Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower.

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