US support for oppressive governments

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South Vietnam
South Korea
Taiwan
The Phillippines
Chile
Nicaragua
Israel
South Africa
Saudi Arabia
Turkey
Iran
Iraq
Those last two are a stark revelation of how the US swings both ways in its "support."

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Ulysses wrote:
Sat Apr 11, 2020 1:12 am
It's been a problem for ages. Thank you to Vrede for bringing this factual summary to our attention:

https://worldbeyondwar.org/50-oppressiv ... overnment/
Good idea to make this a Just the Facts & Not the Alternative Facts topic. Here's the link's headline just to make it a little easier for folks:

50 Oppressive Governments Supported by the U.S. Government

The article is an excerpt from a 03/16/2020 book:

20 Dictators Currently Supported by the U.S.

This speech covers more than just this forum topic, but has plenty that's relevant to it:

Empire and Resistance in an Increasingly Dangerous Era
by Joseph Gerson, Japan Peace Conference in Sasebo, Japan, Nov. 19, 2004

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