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100 years of U.S. meddling & regime change, from Iran to Nicaragua to Hawaii to Cuba

Democracy, 100 years of U.S. meddling & regime change, from Iran to Nicaragua to Hawaii to Cuba

A couple of years ago, NGO ‘Democracy Now’, the maker of this video, took an interesting and often forgotten look back at Washington’s record of meddling in elections across the globe.

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Back then, they spoke to former New York Times reporter Stephen Kinzer, author of “Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq.”

By one count, the United States has interfered in more than 80 foreign elections between 1946 and 2000. And that doesn’t count U.S.-backed coups and invasions.

Former CIA Director James Woolsey recently joked about the U.S. record of meddling overseas during an interview with Laura Ingraham on Fox News.

TRANSCRIPT: https://www.democracynow.org/2018/3/12/100_years_of_us_interference_regime

https://truthout.org/video/overthrow-100-years-of-us-meddling-and-regime-change-from-iran-to-nicaragua-to-hawaii-to-cuba/

DEMOCRACY NOW, Independent Global News: https://www.democracynow.org/

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