What Uncle Sam Really Wants, by Noam Chomsky
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Drug War is an excuse for US military intervention abroad.
Target tobacco & alcohol instead of marijuana.
US historically opposes Third World nationalism and rights.
US aid to Americas correlates with torture by governments.
West plans to exploit Eastern Europe.
US prefers force to diplomacy in Third World.
Free trade is all about corporate subsidies.
Trilateral world view means Latin America belongs to the US.
Dissent publicly against investors ruling government.
Cold War fear of USSR was played to control US population.
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Nicaragua: US destroyed Sandanistas & real hope for reform.
Panama: Noriega’s crime was independence, not drugs.
Vietnam War about destroying “virus” of independence from US.
Gulf War had nothing to do with principles.
Israeli nukes should preclude foreign aid.
Gulf War: US refused diplomacy & forced violence in Iraq.
Peace process ignores non-US-approved efforts.
The above quotations are from What Uncle Sam Really Wants, by Noam Chomsky.
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