Download e-book for kindle: American War Machine: Deep Politics, the CIA Global Drug by Peter Dale Scott

By Peter Dale Scott

This provocative, completely researched ebook explores the covert features of U.S. overseas coverage. favourite political analyst Peter Dale Scott marshals compelling proof to reveal the large progress of sanctioned yet illicit violence in politics and nation affairs, particularly whilst relating to America's long-standing involvement with the worldwide drug site visitors. starting with Thailand within the Nineteen Fifties, american citizens 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 ebook. Scott indicates that the connection of U.S. intelligence operators and businesses to the worldwide drug site visitors, and to different overseas felony networks, merits higher recognition within the debate over the U.S. presence in Afghanistan. up to now, America's govt and guidelines have performed extra to foster than to curtail the drug exchange. The so-called warfare on terror, and particularly the conflict in Afghanistan, constitutes basically the most recent bankruptcy during this demanding story.

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