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Freeing the world to death : essays on the American empire

Author: William Blum
Publisher: Monroe, Me. : Common Courage Press, ©2005.
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This collection of biting essays written by William Blum includes some previously published ones and several written exclusively for this book. Among them: "The Bombing of PanAm Flight 103: Case Not Closed" "Cuban Political Prisoners ... in the United States" "What do the Imperial Mafia Want in Iraq?" "Myth and Denial in the War Against Iraq." "Hiroshima: Needless Slaughter, Useful Terror" "Hostages in Peru: Their  Read more...
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Blum, William.
Freeing the world to death.
Monroe, Me. : Common Courage Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607700580
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Blum
ISBN: 1567513077 9781567513073 1567513069 9781567513066
OCLC Number: 56550385
Description: 314 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: 1. Monthly commentaries --
2. Myth and denial in the war on terrorism : just why do terrorists terrorize? --
3. Reflections on September 11, 2001 and the bombing of Afghanistan --
4. What do the Imperial Mafia really want? --
5. Setting a high (double) standard : supplying Saddam Hussein with weapons of mass destruction --
6. Debate in Dublin : "America's foreign policy does more harm than good" --
7. The 1998 bombings of Afghanistan and Sudan's medicine supply --
8. Peru : their terrorists, our freedom fighters --
9. Madeleine Albright : ethically challenged --
10. The bombing of PanAm Flight 103 : case not closed --
11. Interventions : the unending list --
12. Before there were terrorists, there were communists and the wonderful world of anti-communism --
13. Hiroshima : last military act of World War II or first act of the Cold War? --
14. Will humans ever fly? : smashing socialism in the 20th century --
15. Overthrowing other people's governments : the master list --
16. Conversations (sort of) with Americans --
17. Cuban political prisoners ... in the United States --
18. Treason : none dare call it nothing --
19. If John Kerry is the answer, what is the question? --
20. Winning hearts and mindless --
21. Being there with Alan Greenspan and Ayn Rand --
22. If in doubt, call the FBI --
23. The election circus --
24. The best democracy money can buy by Greg Palast --
25. The myth of America's "booming economy" --
26. And now for something completely different : a New Yorker trapped in Los Angeles.
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This collection of biting essays written by William Blum includes some previously published ones and several written exclusively for this book. Among them: "The Bombing of PanAm Flight 103: Case Not Closed" "Cuban Political Prisoners ... in the United States" "What do the Imperial Mafia Want in Iraq?" "Myth and Denial in the War Against Iraq." "Hiroshima: Needless Slaughter, Useful Terror" "Hostages in Peru: Their Terrorists, our Freedom Fighters" "The Myth of America's Booming Economy" "A New Yorker Trapped in Los Angeles" "Treason: None Dare Call it Nothing" William Blum is the author of the monumental reference work, Killing Hope: CIA and Military Intervention since World War II and Rogue State, a Guide to the World's Only Superpower.

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