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By William Blum

For over sixty-five years, the U.S. struggle computer has been on automated pilot. in view that global battle II we've got been conditioned to think that America's causes in 'exporting' democracy are honorable, even noble. during this startling and provocative booklet, William Blum, a number one dissident chronicler folks overseas coverage and the writer of arguable bestseller Rogue kingdom, argues that not anything will be farther from the reality. additionally, except this fallacy is unlearned, and until eventually humans comprehend totally the global ache American coverage has triggered, we'll by no means have the capacity to cease the monster.

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Part 3 The Pentagon awarded three contracts in June 2005, worth up to $300 million, to companies it hoped would inject more creativity  a m e r i ca’ s d e a d l i e s t e x p o r t into US psychological operations to improve foreign public opinion about the United States, particularly their opinion of the American military. ‘We would like to be able to use cutting-edge types of media,’ said Col. James A. Treadwell, director of the Joint Psychological Operations Support Element. Dan Kuehl, a specialist in information warfare at the National Defense University, added: ‘There are a billion-plus Muslims that are undecided.

The most awful birth defects result. The BBC told of doctors in the Iraqi city of Fallujah reporting a high level of birth defects, with some blaming weapons used by the United States during its fierce onslaughts of 2004 and subsequently, which left much of the city in ruins. The level of heart defects among newborn babies was said to be thirteen times higher than in Europe. The BBC correspondent also saw children I r aq  in the city who were suffering from paralysis or brain damage, and a photograph of one baby who was born with three heads.

For forty years, American officials have been saying that they have to continue training and arming Indonesia’s military because the contact with the American military will have some kind of ennobling effect. For forty years it has had no such effect at all. –Iowa) observed in 1999: ‘I have seen no evidence in my 24 years in Congress of one instance where because of American military involvement with another military that the Americans have stopped that foreign army from carrying out atrocities against their own people.

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