Venezuela: The US’s 68th Regime Change Disaster
by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies
Posted February 11, 2019
In his masterpiece, Killing Hope: U.S. Military and C.I.A. Interventions Since World War II, William Blum, who died in December 2018, wrote chapter-length accounts of 55 US regime change operations against countries around the world, from China (1945-1960s) to Haiti (1986-1994). Noam Chomsky’s blurb on the back of the latest edition says simply, “Far and away the best book on the topic.” We agree. If you have not read it, please do. It will give you a clearer context for what is happening in Venezuela today, and a better understanding of the world you are living in.
Since Killing Hope was published in 1995, the US has conducted at least 13 more regime change operations, several of which are still active: Yugoslavia; Afghanistan; Iraq; the 3rd US invasion of Haiti since WWII; Somalia; Honduras; Libya; Syria; Ukraine; Yemen; Iran; Nicaragua; and now Venezuela. More…
The United States uses economic, social, political, and military power to overthrow governments all over the globe that do not cooperate with the globalists and the global central banking system
What are the consequences of taking peoples’ hopes and smashing them into the ground and replacing their elected governments with a new corrupt government that caters to the extremely wealthy? Could these actions ultimately lead to “blowback” to those committing them?