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by William Blum
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A very valuable book. A. J. Langguth, author, former New York Times Bureau Chief.
Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II. 2004, 471 pages. Published by Common Courage Press. Read the full details in: Killing Hope: US Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II. Far and away the best book on the topic. I enjoyed it immensely. A very valuable book. A very useful piece of work, daunting in scope, important. Thomas Powers, author, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist. Each chapter I read made me more and more angry.
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Interventions since World War II by William Blum is a history book on covert CIA operations and United States military interventions during the second half of the 20th century. The book takes a strongly critical view of American foreign policy. The book covers various US foreign policy ventures from just after World War II onward. Its basic premise is that the American Cold War-era activities abroad were done with imperialist motives.
Reading William Blum's book is to understand the American Holocaust and that is simply too difficult emotionally for a huge proportion of the . 7 people found this helpful. Great documentation of all the mischief (to put it lightly) our government has caused the world over, since we became smitten with "American Greatness Conservatism" and Neo-liberalism, and otherwise with our own power and might.
Military and CIA Interventions Since World. War II – Part I William Blum. Killing Hope was first published outside of North America by Zed Books Ltd, 7 Cynthia Street, London NI 9JF, UK in 2003. Second impression, 2004 Printed by Gopsons Papers Limited, Noida, India w w . edbooks.
intervention in more than 50 countries. I was told that reading this book would make me angry, and the person who told me that said that, for that reason, he couldn't recommend it. One of the reasons I got angry is, I remember serving in the Marine Corps from 1961 to 1963, and the information provided here concerning events that I vividly remember sheds new light on what we--as an a nation--were doing during that time.
Mr. Blum has worked with ex-CIA operatives in formulating histories held in secrecy by . Other books on the subject fail to document information disagreeable to government image
Mr. Other books on the subject fail to document information disagreeable to government image. Mr. Blum's book is unvarnished truth, containing over 80 pages of footnoted documentation.
published by Common Courage Press in 1995. by William Blum. published by Common Courage Press in 1995. are perhaps not so much immoral as they are amoral. It's not that they take pleasure in causing so much death and suffering. It's that they just don't care. the same that could be said about a sociopath. soldiers whom they throw into wars and who come home-the ones who make it back alive-with Agent Orange or Gulf War Syndrome eating away at their bodies. American leaders would not be in the positions they hold if they were bothered by such things.
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