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We came, we saw, we destroyed, we forgot

An updated summary of the charming record of US foreign policy. Since the end of the Second World War, the United States of America has ...
Attempted to overthrow more than 50 governments, most of which were democratically-elected. 7
Attempted to suppress a populist or nationalist movement in 20 countries. 8
Grossly interfered in democratic elections in at least 30 countries. 9
Dropped bombs on the people of more than 30 countries. 10
Attempted to assassinate more than 50 foreign leaders. 11

In total: Since 1945, the United States has carried out one or more of the above actions, on one or more occasions, in the following 69 countries (more than one-third of the countries of the world):
Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
Angola
Australia
Bolivia
Bosnia
Brazil
British Guiana (now Guyana)
Bulgaria
Cambodia
Chad
Chile
China
Colombia
Congo (also as Zaire)
Costa Rica
Cuba
Dominican Republic
East Timor
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Fiji
France
Germany (plus East Germany)
Ghana
Greece
Grenada
Guatemala
Honduras
India
Indonesia
Iran Iraq
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Kuwait
Laos
Lebanon
Libya
Mongolia
Morocco
Nepal
Nicaragua
North Korea
Pakistan
Palestine
Panama
Peru
Philippines
Portugal
Russia
Seychelles
Slovakia
Somalia
South Africa
Soviet Union
Sudan
Suriname
Syria
Thailand
Uruguay
Venezuela
Vietnam (plus North Vietnam)
Yemen (plus South Yemen)
Yugoslavia
http://killinghope.org/essays6/othrow.htm ↩
http://killinghope.org/bblum6/suppress.html ↩
See chapter 18 of Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower add Palestine, 2006 to the list ↩
http://killinghope.org/superogue/bomb.htm ↩
http://killinghope.org/bblum6/assass.htm ↩

(See a world map of US interventions.)