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Killing Hope : U.S. Military and C.I.A. Interventions Since World War II--Updated Through 2003
by William Blum




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Is the United States a force for democracy? In this classic and unique volume that answers this question, William Blum serves up a forensic overview of U.S. foreign policy spanning sixty years. Remarks from the previous edition: Far and away the best book on the topic.--Noam Chomsky A valuable reference for anyone interested in the conduct of U.S. foreign policy.-- Choice I enjoyed it immensely.--Gore Vidal The single most useful summary of CIA history.--John Stockwell Each chapter I read makes me more and more angry.--Helen Caldicott A very useful piece of work, daunting in scope, important.--Thomas Powers, author and Pulitzer Prize--winning journalist A very valuable book. The research and organization are extremely impressive.--A.J. Langguth, author and former New York Times bureau chief For those who want the details on our most famous -actions (Chile, Cuba, Vietnam, to name a few), and for those who want to learn about our lesser-known efforts (France, China, Bolivia, Brazil, for example), this book provides a window on what our foreign policy goals really are. William Blum is the author of Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower .

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Overview

Is the United States a force for democracy? In this classic and unique volume that answers this question, William Blum serves up a forensic overview of U.S. foreign policy spanning sixty years. Remarks from the previous edition: Far and away the best book on the topic.--Noam Chomsky A valuable reference for anyone interested in the conduct of U.S. foreign policy.-- Choice I enjoyed it immensely.--Gore Vidal The single most useful summary of CIA history.--John Stockwell Each chapter I read makes me more and more angry.--Helen Caldicott A very useful piece of work, daunting in scope, important.--Thomas Powers, author and Pulitzer Prize--winning journalist A very valuable book. The research and organization are extremely impressive.--A.J. Langguth, author and former New York Times bureau chief For those who want the details on our most famous -actions (Chile, Cuba, Vietnam, to name a few), and for those who want to learn about our lesser-known efforts (France, China, Bolivia, Brazil, for example), this book provides a window on what our foreign policy goals really are. William Blum is the author of Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower .


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  • ISBN-13: 9781567512526
  • ISBN-10: 1567512526
  • Publisher: Common Courage Press
  • Publish Date: October 2008
  • Page Count: 500
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.7 pounds


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