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Killing hope : US military and CIA interventions since World War II

Author: William Blum
Publisher: London : Zed Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Is the United States a force for democracy? From 1940s China to Guatemala today, Blum presents a study of American covert and overt interference in the internal affairs of other countries. Each chapter of the book covers a year in which the author takes one particular country case and tells the story.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Blum
ISBN: 1842773690 9781842773697 1842773682 9781842773680 0864865600 9780864865601
OCLC Number: 53391104
Notes: "Revised, extended and updated ed. of a book originally published under the title The CIA : a forgotten history -London: Zed Books, 1986"--Title page verso.
Description: 469 pages ; 24 cm
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This book gives a powerful account of America's actions in the world and foreign policy. William Blum looks critically at the reason for invasion, the economic gains and the outcome of each conflict  Read more...

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'Far and away the best book on the topic.' - Noam Chomsky 'I enjoyed it immensely.' - Gore Vidal 'The single most useful summary of CIA history.' - John Stockwell, former CIA officer and author' Each Read more...

 
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