American War Machine: Deep Politics, the CIA Global Drug by Peter Dale Scott

Violence In Society

By Peter Dale Scott

This provocative, completely researched publication explores the covert points of U.S. overseas coverage. famous political analyst Peter Dale Scott marshals compelling facts to reveal the broad progress of sanctioned yet illicit violence in politics and kingdom affairs, in particular whilst concerning America's long-standing involvement with the worldwide drug site visitors. starting with Thailand within the Fifties, americans became inured to the CIA's alliances with drug traffickers (and their bankers) to put in and maintain right-wing governments. The development has repeated itself in Laos, Vietnam, Italy, Mexico, Thailand, Nigeria, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Panama, Honduras, Turkey, Pakistan, and now Afghanistan—to identify purely these international locations handled during this booklet. Scott exhibits that the connection of U.S. intelligence operators and businesses to the worldwide drug site visitors, and to different foreign felony networks, merits larger cognizance within the debate over the U.S. presence in Afghanistan. to this point, America's govt and rules have performed extra to foster than to curtail the drug alternate. The so-called struggle on terror, and specifically the warfare in Afghanistan, constitutes merely the newest bankruptcy during this tense story.

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