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By Peter Dale Scott

This provocative, completely researched publication explores the covert elements of U.S. overseas coverage. in demand political analyst Peter Dale Scott marshals compelling proof to show the broad progress of sanctioned yet illicit violence in politics and kingdom affairs, specially whilst with regards to America's long-standing involvement with the worldwide drug site visitors. starting with Thailand within the Nineteen 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 trend has repeated itself in Laos, Vietnam, Italy, Mexico, Thailand, Nigeria, Venezuela, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Panama, Honduras, Turkey, Pakistan, and now Afghanistan—to identify merely these nations handled during this booklet. Scott indicates that the connection of U.S. intelligence operators and corporations to the worldwide drug site visitors, and to different overseas felony networks, merits larger consciousness within the debate over the U.S. presence in Afghanistan. thus far, America's govt and rules have performed extra to foster than to curtail the drug alternate. The so-called conflict on terror, and particularly the battle in Afghanistan, constitutes in basic terms the newest bankruptcy during this hectic story.

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