Could the Nazi holocaust have happened
without anyone knowing about it?

The American holocaust has.

For the detailed story -- a look at
the Empire without clothes -- read:

Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA

Interventions Since World War II

by William Blum

Invasions ... bombings ... overthrowing
governments ... depleted uranium ...
suppressing movements for social change ...
assassinating political leaders ... perverting
elections ... manipulating labor unions ...
manufacturing "news" ... teaching torture ...
death squads ... biological warfare ...
drug trafficking ... mercenaries ...
working with Nazis and their collaborators ...

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Noam Chomsky

"I enjoyed it immensely."
Gore Vidal

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and understanding on their political outlooks."
Oliver Stone

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are extremely impressive."
A. J. Langguth, author, former NY Times Bureau Chief

"A very useful piece of work, daunting in scope,
Thomas Powers, author, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist

"Each chapter I read made me more and more angry."
Dr. Helen Caldicott, international leader of
the environmental movement



Table of Contents and selected chapters
of Killing Hope and several
essays by the author can be seen below.

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Table of Contents

Introduction to the new edition

Introduction to the original edition

1. China - 1945 to 1960s: Was Mao Tse-tung just paranoid?

2. Italy - 1947-1948: Free elections, Hollywood style

3. Greece - 1947 to early 1950s: From cradle of democracy
to client state

4. The Philippines - 1940s and 1950s: America's oldest colony

5. Korea - 1945-1953: Was it all that it appeared to be?

6. Albania - 1949-1953: The proper English spy

7. Eastern Europe - 1948-1956: Operation Splinter Factor

8. Germany - 1950s: Everything from juvenile delinquency to terrorism

9. Iran - 1953: Making it safe for the King of Kings

10. Guatemala - 1953-1954: While the world watched

11. Costa Rica - Mid-1950s: Trying to topple an ally - Part 1

12. Syria - 1956-1957: Purchasing a new government

13. Middle East - 1957-1958: The Eisenhower Doctrine
claims another backyard for America

14. Indonesia - 1957-1958: War and pornography

15. Western Europe - 1950s and 1960s: Fronts within
fronts within fronts

16. British Guiana - 1953-1964: The CIA's international
labor mafia

17. Soviet Union - Late 1940s to 1960s: From spy planes
to book publishing

18. Italy - 1950s to 1970s: Supporting the Cardinal's
orphans and techno-fascism

19. Vietnam - 1950-1973: The Hearts and Minds Circus

20. Cambodia - 1955-1973: Prince Sihanouk walks the
high-wire of neutralism

21. Laos - 1957-1973: L'Arm?e Clandestine

22. Haiti - 1959-1963: The Marines land, again

23. Guatemala - 1960: One good coup deserves another

24. France/Algeria - 1960s: L'?tat, c'est la CIA

25. Ecuador - 1960-1963: A text book of dirty tricks

26. The Congo - 1960-1964: The assassination of
Patrice Lumumba

27. Brazil - 1961-1964: Introducing the marvelous
new world of death squads

28. Peru - 1960-1965: Fort Bragg moves to the jungle

29. Dominican Republic - 1960-1966: Saving democracy
from communism by getting rid of democracy

30. Cuba - 1959 to 1980s: The unforgivable revolution

31. Indonesia - 1965: Liquidating President Sukarno ...
and 500,000 others ...... East Timor - 1975: And
200,000 more

32. Ghana - 1966: Kwame Nkrumah steps out of line

33. Uruguay - 1964-1970: Torture -- as American
as apple pie

34. Chile - 1964-1973: A hammer and sickle stamped on
your child's forehead

35. Greece - 1964-1974: "Fuck your Parliament and your Constitution," said the President of the United States

36. Bolivia - 1964-1975: Tracking down Che Guevara in
the land of coup d'etat

37. Guatemala - 1962 to 1980s: A less publicized
"final solution"

38. Costa Rica - 1970-1971: Trying to topple an ally -- Part 2

39. Iraq - 1972-1975: Covert action should not be confused
with missionary work

40. Australia - 1973-1975: Another free election bites the dust

41. Angola - 1975 to 1980s: The Great Powers Poker Game

42. Zaire - 1975-1978: Mobutu and the CIA, a marriage
made in heaven

43. Jamaica - 1976-1980: Kissinger's ultimatum

44. Seychelles - 1979-1981: Yet another area of great
strategic importance

45. Grenada - 1979-1984: Lying -- one of the few
growth industries in Washington

46. Morocco - 1983: A video nasty

47. Suriname - 1982-1984: Once again, the Cuban bogeyman

48. Libya - 1981-1989: Ronald Reagan meets his match

49. Nicaragua - 1981-1990: Destabilization in slow motion

50. Panama - 1969-1991: Double-crossing our drug supplier

51. Bulgaria 1990/Albania 1991: Teaching communists
what democracy is all about

52. Iraq - 1990-1991: Desert holocaust

53. Afghanistan - 1979-1992: America's Jihad

54. El Salvador - 1980-1994: Human rights, Washington style

55. Haiti - 1986-1994: Who will rid me of this
turbulent priest?


Appendix I: This is How the Money Goes Round

Appendix II: Instances of Use of United States Armed
Forces Abroad, 1798-1945

Appendix III: U. S. Government Assassination Plots


Some other essays by William Blum:

*The Warmongers' need for a justification for the devastation of Iraq

*Some Observations on the recent behavior of the empire

*What Do the Imperial Mafia Really Want?

*Talk delivered by William Blum, Oct. 16, 2002:
"War against terrorism or expansion of the American Empire?"

*Christopher Hitchens & Bill Blum:
A brief email exchange about Iraq

*The September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks and the
U.S. bombing of Afghanistan -- Some observations

*How the US provoked the Soviet Union into invading
Afghanistan and starting the whole mess:
Interview with Zbigniew Brzezinski

*Cuban political prisoners ... in the United States

*Emails to Senators Lieberman and Helms re
Cuban and American dissidents

*Hiroshima: Needless Slaughter, Useful Terror

*Hostages in Peru: Their terrorists, our freedom fighters

*Madeleine Albright, ethically challenged

*The United States, Cuba, and this thing called Democracy

*The U.S. vs Iraq -- A Study in Hypocrisy

*The Bombing of PanAm Flight 103 -- Case Not Closed

*Treason: None dare call it nothing.

*The myth of America's booming economy (2000)

*Die Berliner Post-Times, 1943

*Irreverent Observations

*A New Yorker trapped in Los Angeles


Michael Parenti:a concise history of American imperialism

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