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Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower
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Ever meet a hit man? If not, then consider living in his political equivalent: The United States. In Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower, find out how the U.S. sentences blasphemers to death — that is, people and governments blaspheming the "holy objectives of American foreign policy." William Blum supplies us with the facts about:
Book News Annotation:
An indictment of a murderous U.S. foreign policy establishment that repeatedly violates international law, overthrows democratically elected foreign governments, aids in the murder of millions of peasants and workers across the globe, perverts elections and other democratic processes, and ignores world opinion against its actions at the behest of the domestic corporate elite. Rather than presenting a sustained argument, the author presents numerous cases of U.S. malfeasance, hoping that the sheer preponderance of evidence will convince readers that the Government is not acting out of concern for humanitarian goals or even the interests of the majority of its own population.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. -304) and index.
About the Author
William Blum's latest book is "Freeing the World To Death: Essays on the American Empire."He lives in Washington, DC.
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