Killing Hope: US Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II

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Zed Books, 2003 - Intervention (International law) - 469 pages
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Is the United States a force for democracy? From China in the 1940s to Guatemala today, William Blum presents a comprehensive study of American covert and overt interference, by one means or another, in the internal affairs of other countries. Each chapter of the book covers a year in which the author takes one particular country case and tells the story - and each case throws light on particular US tactics of intervention.
 

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This is a review of a review - the review that starts "this guy is a Russian butt-licking retard". That first sentence demonstrates that the author has swallowed the MSM's metaprogramming against Russia and is thus desperately in need of reading an accurate history of the US's actual actions - as opposed to the fake facade perpetuated by the MSM and the entertainment/educational establishment - in the world since WWII. And Blum's book is a work of history. To try to give the impression that it is anything else shows a total lack of understanding of what history writing is.
The worst thing is that for some odd reason his is the only review on the page. I wonder why that might be? And lest anyone flag me as "just another conspiracy theorist," let me point out that the official narrative is the wackiest conspiracy theory of all. Read _Killing Hope_ and you'll see why. And, hey, "Butt-lick" - that includes you too.
PS By the way, "Butt-lick" - what did Russia ever do to you except win the war? Yeah, I mean WWII.
 

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This guy is a Russian butt-licking retard. Some things he does say are true but his book is full of nonsense, exaggerations and apologies for the Communist Russian colonizers and North Korea. I cannot take someone who defends North Korea seriously. All this retard does is name the bad things the US did in certain countries (some times the US did not do anything bad at all), ignore what the conflict was about (e.g. the Russians trying to occupy and enslave everyone to force Communism on them) and all the good things about the involvements, add a bunch of Pro-Russian nonsense and make up retarded propaganda about how the US never did anything good even in heroic instances like in the Korean War and in the leadership in Western Europe to contain the Russian imperialists and colonizers.  

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William Blum is one of the United States' leading non-mainstream experts on American foreign policy. He 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. Blum has been a freelance journalist in the US, Europe and South America. He currently sends out a free monthly newsletter, The Anti-Empire Report. To be put on Blum's mailing list, send him an email. Previous issues of the report can be read on his website.email bblum6@aol.comwebsite williamblum.orgOther books by William BlumKilling Hope: US Military and CIA Interventions since World War IIRogue State: A Guide to the World's Only SuperpowerFreeing the World to Death: Essays on the American EmpireWest-Bloc Dissident: A Cold War Memoir

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