I think this book by Bill Blum might be a useful tool for members of
Sat, 1 Jul 2000 22:05:07 EDT
Did you think that the 78-day US/NATO bombing of Yugoslavia last
an act of "humanitarianism"? If so, you might want to consider
General Pinochet for the Nobel Peace Prize.
In an endeavor to put things in perspective, I've written "Rogue
Guide to the World's Only Superpower." It is, in effect, a
of all the un-humanitarian acts of the US government during the past
The book tries to break through the mind set of those -- foreigners
well as Americans, and of various political leanings -- who begin with
premise that the United States, in its foreign policy, means well, and
to that premise no matter what destruction and suffering the US inflicts
the masses of people in every corner of the globe.
For those who don't need this message, the book can still enlighten
serve as an excellent source of reference for all kinds of issues
US foreign policy and world affairs.
You can read the Introduction and some of the chapters and -- now
shameless pitch -- how to order a copy at:
Author, "Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World
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