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This provocative, completely researched booklet explores the covert facets of U.S. overseas coverage. well-known political analyst Peter Dale Scott marshals compelling facts to reveal the large progress of sanctioned yet illicit violence in politics and nation affairs, specially while relating to America's long-standing involvement with the worldwide drug site visitors. starting with Thailand within the 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 e-book. Scott exhibits that the connection of U.S. intelligence operators and companies to the worldwide drug site visitors, and to different overseas felony networks, merits better realization within the debate over the U.S. presence in Afghanistan. up to now, America's executive and guidelines have performed extra to foster than to curtail the drug alternate. The so-called conflict on terror, and particularly the conflict in Afghanistan, constitutes purely the newest bankruptcy during this aggravating tale.
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