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US death squads and drug war. Millions killed worldwide over decades. USA sucks.
by 1 in 32 US adults under correctional supervis
Monday Sep 17th, 2001 9:52 AM
Why do clueless Americans wonder why people outside the USA often hate the USA? US and US-aided death squads have killed millions of people over decades and have overthrown dozens of governments, many of which were elected. The US should stop doing the many evil things detailed in the many links in the drug war and death squad web page farther below.
Ending American terrorism must occur at the same time as ending Osama bin Laden\'s (and others) terrorism. Otherwise the terrorism will only get worse. Anthrax and other bioweapons, suitcase nukes, shortrange missile-delivered nukes, etc.. Most of these weapons already exist because the USA developed the technology. That knowledge is now out there. Real Justice and Democracy and Accountability is the only way to end this cycle of violence. And the most terroristic state by far, today, is the USA. The US can start by forcing Israel to settle the issue of occupied Palestine fairly. Israel would do almost whatever we tell them to do if we threatened withdrawing our support for them, and our weapons. The US can stop propping up brutal dictatorships such as the Saudi government. The US can stop some of the brutal sanctions that have killed hundreds of thousands of children in Iraq. The USA can apologize for, and stop, all the activities detailed below. --------------- --------------- Drug War, Death Squad LINKS. Revised. CIA, DEA, FBI, etc. worldwide. Drug war murder, corruption, destabilization, subversion of democracy, etc.. Above the Law. Texas cocaine cowboys. What IS it about Texas, coup d\'etats, Dallas, "grassy knolls," contra-cocaine, Big Oil, etc.?

Drug War, Death Squad LINKS. Revised. CIA, DEA, FBI, etc. worldwide. Drug war murder, corruption, destabilization, subversion of democracy, etc.. Above the Law. Texas cocaine cowboys. What IS it about Texas, coup d\'etats, Dallas, "grassy knolls," contra-cocaine, Big Oil, etc.? 

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 *USA\'s PHOENIX death-squad program in Vietnam. 1967 to 1975. 
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This page covers death squads in general, and also those that are related to the drug war. Dates are indicated by month and year usually. Such as 7-2001 indicating July 2001. 

"The first truth is that the liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than their democratic state itself. That, in essence, is fascism - ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or by any other controlling power. Among us today a concentration of private power without equal in history is growing."  
-President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. (One Thousand Americans, George Seldes, page 5.)

\"Fascism should more appropriately be called corporatism because it is a merger of state and corporate power.\" -Mussolini

\"The only difference between Bush and Gore is the velocity with which their knees hit the floor when corporations knock at the door.\"
Ralph Nader (Green Party presidential candidate. Election year 2000 quote)



The LATEST LINKS are added to the top here as they are found.    [TopLink]  


The links are also eventually placed in the appropriate alphabetical or chronological link list section. Some links never make it to this section you are reading in now. Those links are put directly into the appropriate section, such as the Colombia section. 


*9-2001. Kissinger sued. Death squads. CHARTS - Latest. and 

*9-2001. CBS News | Family To Sue Kissinger For Death | Sat, 08 Sep 2001 14:55:04 EDT.,1597,309983-412,00.shtml 

*9-2001. BBC News | AMERICAS | Kissinger accused over Chile plot. 

*BBC News | THE PINOCHET FILE | Special report: The Pinochet file. 

* - Action Center. End U.S. training of human rights violators. "The U.S. trains nearly 40,000 non-NATO military personnel each year, both in their own countries and at over 100 facilities on U.S. soil. ... On too many tragic occasions, U.S. trainees have gone on to abuse human rights, to undermine their countries\' democracies, or to enrich themselves through corruption. Please urge your representative to cosponsor the Foreign Military Training Responsibility Act (H.R. 1594), which would make U.S. training programs more transparent and accountable ..." 

*7-1998. Washington Post. U.S. Military Trains Foreign Troops. "Under a 1991 law exempting them from many congressional and White House restrictions, American special operations forces have established military ties in at least 110 countries, unencumbered by public debate, effective civilian oversight or the consistent involvement of senior U.S. foreign affairs officials. The law, Section 2011 of Title 10 of the U.S. code, ..." 

If you had any doubts about death squads operating in the USA, then read this. and 

*9-1999. The South\'s Special Forces. By Michael Steinberg (posted 9/99). Portland Free Press. "However, in 1991 a bland sounding piece of Pentagon sponsored legislation--Section 2011 of Title 10 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations--changed all that. The law allowed U.S. Special Forces to be deployed in foreign countries if their primary purpose was to receive rather than give training there. Perhaps most significantly, this legislation largely exempted Special Forces on these missions from [laws preventing their] training with known human rights violators." Some history: "7th Special Forces Group. The 7th\'s webpage ... During the early \'80s the unit `drafted the initial plan for U.S. military trainers in El Salvador\' and `played a critical role in helping the Salvadorean military grow ... to a counterinsurgency force of 55,000 men under arms\'." -Overall index page.  - "Posted 9-99." and\'s_Special_Forces.htm 

*Former Secretary of State Kissinger Remembers. Many links to articles detailing Henry Kissinger\'s death squad involvement. 

*7-2001. Blood on his Hands. An Iran Contra[-COCAINE] Veteran Returns to the White House. "GEORGE W. BUSH has chosen Elliott Abrams, a man who has admitted to lying repeatedly to Congress and to the nation about his own role in the contra scandals, ... According to figures assembled by the human rights office of the Catholic Archdiocese in San Salvador, in the period between 1980 to 1989, government-sponsored or government-assisted death squads killed 41,048 citizens [in El Salvador]. The equivalent figure for the left-wing guerillas, whom the US sought to defeat, was 776, including kidnappings." and 

*6-2001. Nuclear Murder. America

by Police state.
Monday Sep 17th, 2001 10:13 AM
*The MAJORITY of the 2 million U.S. inmates are incarcerated due to the drug war! The Drug-War Industrial Complex. The U.S. drug-war inmate MAJORITY is calculated by adding together inmates committing drug crimes, drug-related crimes (such as robbing to get money for drugs that are expensive because of the drug war), drug-related parole violations, etc.. The USA has 5% of the world's population and 25% of the world's 8 MILLION prisoners. The USA surpassed Russia in the year 2000, and so the USA again has the world's highest incarceration rate! It is now 5 to 17 times higher than all other Western (long democratic traditions) nations. The US incarceration rate has nearly QUADRUPLED since Reagan's election in 1980. 6.5 million adults, or 1 in 32 adults in the USA, or 3.1% of adults, were under correctional supervision (in jail, in prison, on probation, or on parole) at yearend 2000. Statistics, references, links, and charts: and and

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