September 5, 2012
from AlterNet Website
From The Drug War to The 'War on Terror'
The United States is Wreaking Havoc Around The Globe
American history is littered with examples of military intervention and political meddling in the affairs of foreign countries.
There was the US-backed
overthrow of Iran’s democratically elected leader in 1953;
the 1954 coup in Guatemala engineered by the Central
Intelligence Agency; US funding of brutal “dirty wars”
against leftists throughout Latin America in the 1970s; and
crop of undeclared wars the US is waging is having a
deleterious impact around the world. And there’s also the
so-called war on drugs, which the US continues to wage
despite devastating consequences on the ground.
Speaking to the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, a senior Pakistani diplomat, Wajid Shamsul Hasan, laid out the costs of American drone strikes in Pakistan.
The US has,
Hasan also said that the drone strikes have increased anti-US sentiment and anti-government sentiment in Pakistan.
From the “war on drugs” to the “war on terror,” the US is screwing up a multitude of countries.
The military intervention and political meddling that sustains US empire continues to march on unabated - and the world continues to suffer for it.