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So much blood has been shed by the "democratic" USA!

Updated: Mar 14

A long read, but this article is meant to be used as a reference. With these undeniable facts and dates it will also be very easy to slam a Liberal who “always-knows-it-better”.

In the West, and above all in Germany, the war crimes, the murder squads, the assassinations and coups of the United States of America are kept quiet. Or they are played down or regarded as a necessary act to enforce "democracy" and "human rights".

But the politically and militarily responsible persons of the USA belong already before the International Criminal Court! But this is not recognized by the Americans - one hears and is astonished - at all!

The crimes of the US foreign policy after 1945 (excerpts):

1950 USA: The National Security Council (NSC) presents a new security strategy under the file number NSC 68, according to which revolutionary changes in the world are not to be traced back to internal social causes but to "Soviet imperialism".

On the basis of NSC 68, the U.S. deploys more than a million troops at 675 overseas military bases. Until 1975, there are 2l5 U.S. military interventions worldwide.

1950/53 Korea: In the conflict between Stalinist North Korea and the Syngman Rhee dictatorship in South Korea, the U.S. intervenes on the side of the South, gaining approval in the UN Security Council.

The U.S. Air Force destroys nearly 120,000 facilities in North Korea. U.S. explosive use equals nearly half of all bombs and munitions used by the U.S. in World War II. Over 500,000 people are killed in South Korea and over two million in North Korea.

1953 Iran: In 1951, the elected Mossadegh government decided to nationalize the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company. In August 1953, it is confirmed in a referendum with 99.4 percent of the vote.

Two weeks later, the CIA-trained and controlled officer corps carries out a coup. The previously British oil companies are taken over by a U.S. consortium. The U.S. brings the Shah back into the country and liquidates Iranian democracy.

1954 Guatemala: The CIA organizes the coup against the legitimate Arbenz government in Guatemala, which wants to nationalize the U.S. United Fruit Company as part of the land reform. Under the military dictatorship hoisted into office by the CIA, 140,000 indigenous people are killed or disappear without a trace.

1956 Egypt: The U.S. government and CIA want to destabilize the rule of President Nasser, who has emerged as one of the leaders of the non-aligned countries.

In July 1956, the U.S. withdraws its loan for the Aswan Dam, the key project for developing Egyptian agriculture. Nasser then announces the nationalization of the Suez Canal in order to dispose of the royalties himself.

England, France and Israel attack Egypt in concerted military actions. In the wake of the "Suez Crisis," the U.S. assumes the role of number one in the Middle East, which until then had been played by England.

1958 Lebanon: 14,000 U.S. Marines occupy the country.

1961 Cuba: On Jan. 1, 1959, the revolution led by Fidel Castro finally prevails against the dictator Batista. When the revolution wants to make good on its promise and reduce large-scale land ownership, Cuba is hit by an embargo and a variety of sabotage actions by the United States.

In March 1960, the French freighter "Coubre" is blown up by CIA agents in the port of Havana; 81 people are killed and over 300 wounded.

In Guatemala, the CIA trains a mercenary army that undertakes the Bay of Pigs invasion in eastern Cuba in April 1961. Two days earlier, U.S. planes bombed Cuban defensive positions.

The transport ships of mercenaries and weapons are financed by U.S. big business, especially the United Fruit Company, which had been the largest landowner in pre-revolutionary Cuba.

When the invasion fails, the U.S. shifts to a harsh blockade policy that puts Cuba in acute supply straits after the socialist countries are gone.

1961 Congo/Zaire: CIA mercenaries assassinate the first post-colonial President Lumumba, who had taken an anti-imperialist position; the mercenary forces gradually take power; in 1965 Mobutu becomes President by grace of the U.S., establishing a reign of terror that lasts for decades.

1962 Laos: Although the Geneva Convention prohibits the presence of foreign troops in Laos, the CIA, on behalf of the Kennedy administration, builds a secret army, "U.S. Army Clandestine," which also intervenes in Vietnam. It includes 35,000 members of the opium-growing hill tribes. The costs of the army are financed in part from the profits of the drug business.

1963-1975 Vietnam: The 1954 Geneva Indochina Agreement stipulates that the troops of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam should initially withdraw to the north of the country, and the troops of France to the south. The final declaration of the agreement provides for the unification of the country. The United States does not recognize this final declaration.

In South Vietnam, they set up dummies to their liking, and in 1963, an open military dictatorship. In 1964, they stage the "Tonkin Bay Incident" near the North Vietnamese capital and bomb North Vietnam starting in 1965.

In all, 2.6 million U.S. troops fight in Vietnam. The explosive power of their bombs and missiles exceeds that of World War II by a factor of three. Area bombardments with napalm and chemical weapons leave behind vast areas of scorched and contaminated earth.

Three million people die in Vietnam, half a million are crippled. 900,000 children are left behind as orphans.

1963-1990 South Africa: With its reconnaissance systems, the CIA supports the hunt for opponents of the apartheid system. 120,000 ANC supporters are killed. The arrest of Nelson Mandela is also organized by the CIA.

1964 Brazil: President Joao Goulart, elected in 1961, initiates cautious social reforms. When he imposes maximum limits on the outflow of profits abroad and nationalizes a subsidiary of the U.S. corporation ITT, the CIA organizes a coup and helps a military junta to power.

1965 Dominican Republic: President Juan Bosch, who was democratically elected in 1963, is couped away by the military because of his social reform plans. When a growing popular movement demands his return, the U.S. sends 23,000 troops to the island and puts down the uprising.

1965 Indonesia: Against the anti-imperialist course of President Sukarno, the CIA brings the army it controls into position. When the leftist "People's Front," the president's strongest pillar, attempts to oust the army leadership, a long-planned "counterattack" ensues.

Hundreds of thousands of Sukarno's supporters are murdered. Sukarno is replaced by Suharto, an unconditional follower of Washington.

1967 Greece: A few weeks before the elections, the CIA stages the "Obristen-putsch" against the democratic government of Papandreou. In the first month alone, 8,000 people are killed. A seven-year fascist rule begins.

1967 Bolivia: The CIA directs the Bolivian army's fight against the insurgent guerrillas and also the capture of Che Guevara's group, who is assassinated.

1970-1973 Chile: In 1970, the candidate of the "Unidad Popular", Salvador Allende, obtains the majority in the presidential elections. When the head of the Chilean army, Rene Schneider, resists U.S. pressure to carry out a military coup, he is assassinated by a commando organized by the CIA.

After three years of sabotage and destabilization activities, Schneider's successor, General Pinochet, carries out the CIA coup.

President Allende is assassinated, and the soccer stadium in Santiago becomes a prison camp for tens of thousands of supporters of the democratic president.

Thousands of activists of leftist parties and unions are hunted down and killed by death squads. U.S. Secretary of State Kissinger comments on his government's actions, "I don't see that we should allow a country to become Marxist just because the population is of unsound mind."

1972 Honduras: After direct U.S. intervention and military coups in 1972, 1975 and 1978, the U.S. imposes a Constituent Assembly, to whose election Christian Democrats, Socialists and Communists are not permitted (1980).

1974 Cyprus: Together with the fascist Greek junta, the CIA and the U.S. State Department organize a coup against the democratically elected president of the island state, Archbishop Makarios. The president manages to escape the assassination attempt.

As the democrats in Athens drive out the Obrist junta, U.S. Secretary of State Kissinger sides with Turkey, which has invaded Cyprus. Thousands are killed, 200,000 people lose their homes.

1975 East Timor: The U.S. refuses to recognize the republic proclaimed by the Fretilin liberation movement (previously a colony of Portugal) and supports the invasion of the country by the Indonesian Suharto regime, itself held out economically and militarily by the U.S.. In the massacres that follow, 200,000 are killed.

1976 Argentina: Under CIA guidance, a military coup takes place against the civilian government. Death squads commissioned by the Videla regime terrorize the country. Thousands are murdered or disappear forever. The CIA builds Buenos Aires into its headquarters, from where it sends assassination squads against unpopular individuals and groups throughout Latin America.

1976/82 Angola: The U.S. supports the rebels, who are also equipped by racist South Africa, against the government of national liberation with weapons and special commandos. The country sinks into a self-destructive civil war.

1980-1988 Iran/Iraq: In 1979, the U.S. governor Shah Reza Pahlewi has to make way for the Shiite leader Ayatolla Chomeini in Iran. U.S. President Carter then establishes the doctrine named after him: "An attempt by a third power to gain influence in the Persian Gulf will be considered an attack against vital interests of the United States and will be repelled by any means necessary, including military force."

The U.S. arms Iraq with state-of-the-art weapons, including chemical weapons, to attack Iran. As the offensive begins in 1980, Iraq is also supported with reconnaissance material from satellites and Awacs aircraft. Hundreds of thousands are killed in the eight-year war.

In 1984, the U.S. shoots down two Iranian fighter planes over the Persian Gulf, and in 1987, the U.S. warship "Vincennes" brings down an Iranian Airbus - 270 civilians are killed.

Through U.S. military support, Iraq becomes a major regional military power. At the same time, the U.S. supports Iran with the aim that the two countries checkmate each other.

Through Israel, $80 billion worth of weapons are supplied to Iran. The arms deal with Iran bypasses the U.S. Congress. With the Iranian billions, the Reagan administration can maintain "contras," mercenary units against unpopular governments, all over the world.

1980-1990 Afghanistan: The CIA recruits Islamic fundamentalist activists from all Arab countries to serve as "holy warriors" against the Soviet-backed government in Afghanistan.

Among the terrorists trained by the CIA is bin Laden, whose organization ,,Al-Qaeda - The Base" is formed under the aegis of the CIA. To finance the guerrillas, the CIA, together with Pakistani intelligence, organizes drug cultivation in Pakistan and the "liberated" areas of Afghanistan.

Drug trafficking to all corners of the world is accomplished with the help of CIA logistics. After the defeat of the Soviet Union, the CIA's "Arab Afghans" find a new target for their "holy war" in the United States.

1981/85 Nicaragua: From the arms deal with Iran, the U.S. government finances the buildup and maintenance of a mercenary force in Nicaragua, composed primarily of soldiers and officers from the army of the former dictator Somoza.

This deployment of several thousand "contras" contradicts an explicit determination by the U.S. Congress.

The U.S. pilots bring in weapons via Costa Rica, Honduras and Panama, and on the return flight to the U.S. they take drugs with them, which enter the U.S. in this way.

The CIA's partner is the Medellin drug cartel. In 1986, the International Court of Justice in The Hague finds that the U.S. paramilitary actions violated international law.

1981/92 El Salvador: The FMLN (Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front) becomes the determining force against the U.S.-installed government. CIA agent Roberto d'Aubuisson founds ARENA, whose death squads kill thousands of opponents of the regime, including Archbishop Oscar Romero.

Even after the peace agreement in 1992, ARENA continues its murderous actions, which is condemned by the UN on several occasions.

1982 Falklands/Malvinas: The U.S. supports Great Britain in the campaign to recover the islands off Argentina with satellite reconnaissance and other technological equipment. 750 Argentine and 250 British soldiers are killed in the operation.

1982/84 Lebanon: Using warships and warplanes as well as their Marines on land, U.S. forces drive out the PLO and install the Phalangists as the dominant power. The Marine Corps in Beirut is attacked, whereupon the U.S. Navy shelled the country from the sea.

1983 Grenada: The U.S. invades the small Central American country, liquidates the leftist government, and installs a regime they approve of. Over four hundred Grenadans and 84 Cubans, mostly construction workers, are killed.

1984/86 U.S.-Libya: In his 1984 National Security Directive No. 138, President Reagan declares the fight against state-sponsored terrorism a priority. Two years later, Libya becomes the first test case of the new doctrine. Bombing claims at least 40 civilian casualties, including the daughter of head of state Ghaddafi.

1986 Haiti: After U.S. vassal "Baby Doc" Duvalier becomes unstoppable, the U.S. installs a military junta.

1986 Bolivia: U.S. army units control large parts of the country, ostensibly to combat cocaine cultivation and trafficking.

1989/90 Panama: A bombardment destroys parts of Panama City. 27,000 U.S. troops take control and arrest the Noriega government.

Over 2,000 people die, 15,000 are left homeless. Ostensibly, the arrest is of Noriega, who is accused of drug trafficking. A crime that the ex-president committed for years with the knowledge and in large part on behalf of the CIA.

The invasion takes place two months before the elections in Nicaragua, in which the Sandinistas are running with good prospects.

1991 Haiti: The CIA initiates a military coup against the first democratically elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide. The new military junta plunges the country into a three-year period of the worst human rights violations.

1991 Iraq: Following Iraq's invasion of Kuwait, the U.S. and some allies bomb Iraq and occupy large parts of the country. In the first attacks, 200,000 people are killed. Further bombing and the embargo, which continues to this day, have led to the deaths of possibly two million people.

1992/94 Somalia: U.S. troops, naval and air forces side with the faction they like in the civil war as part of a UN mission. The mission ends in a fiasco.

1993/95 Bosnia: As part of NATO operations, fighter jets bomb Serb positions and ensure air supremacy for Bosnian secessionists.

1995 Croatia: U.S. warplanes bomb Serbian airfields in preparation for a Croatian offensive.

1998 Afghanistan: Cruisemissile attack on former CIA training camps in Afghanistan, where units of bin Laden, whom the U.S. blames for attacks on U.S. embassies, are suspected.

1998 Sudan: Missile attack on a pharmaceutical factory allegedly producing nerve gas for terrorists. The U.S. later explains that it was a mistake.

1999 Yugoslavia: Led by the U.S., NATO bombs Yugoslavia. The 78-day bombardment, which is contrary to international law and even the NATO treaty, is called a "humanitarian action" by NATO, because the aim is to stop the human rights violations of the Milosevic regime.

Nato uses uranium munitions and cluster bombs. 2,000-4,000 people are killed, up to 6,000 injured, and large areas are contaminated by the bombing of chemical factories, natural gas plants and oil refineries.

Kosovo secedes from Yugoslavia and becomes a de facto NATO protectorate.

2001-2021 Afghanistan: Operation Enduring Freedom: In the wake of the terrorist attacks by Islamist fundamentalists (majority Saudi Arabian) in New York and Washington on September 11, 2001, the U.S. launched Operation Enduring Freedom on October 7 to topple the Taliban system (Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan).

2001 onward Somalia: Operation Enduring Freedom: The U.S. Navy secures maritime trade routes around Somali waters.

2003 - 2011 Iraq: Operation Iraqi Freedom: Forces from a 48-nation coalition attacked Iraq in the Third Gulf War and overthrew the government of Saddam Hussein. Iraq was temporarily administered as a protectorate, and elections were held in the summer of 2005, officially handing over the reins of government to the elected administration. U.S. troops left the country in 2011.

2004 Haiti: Following the overthrow of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide, the United States deployed an initial 50 troops, later 200, to Haiti in preparation for a multinational United Nations Security Council transition force.

2011 Libya: Military air strikes as well as naval missile strikes against Libya to enforce a no-fly zone and prevent military strikes by strongman Muammar al-Gaddafi against U.S.-backed insurgents in the country.

Syria as of 2011: In April 2011, following the outbreak of the Syrian civil war earlier that year, three U.S. senators: Republicans John McCain and Lindsey Graham and Independent Joe Lieberman, issued a joint statement calling on President Barack Obama to declare unequivocally that it was "time for President Bashar al-Assad to go."

In August 2011, the U.S. government called on Assad to step down and imposed an oil embargo on Syria.

Beginning in 2013, the U.S. provided training, weapons, and money to rebels in Syria, and in 2014, to the Supreme Military Council of the Free Syrian Army.

In 2015, Obama reiterated that "Assad must go." Using the argument of "fighting terror," the German Bundestag votes to participate in the Syrian war to topple Assad.

Without a UN Security Council mandate, the U.S., U.K., and France continue their illegal war of aggression against Syria.

In March 2017, U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley told a group of reporters that the U.S. priority in Syria is no longer to "remove Assad."

Without a UN Security Council mandate, the U.S., U.K., and France continue their illegal war of aggression against Syria.

In March 2017, U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley told a group of reporters that the U.S. priority in Syria was no longer to "remove Assad."

The same day, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told a press conference in Ankara that the "fate of President Assad will be decided by the Syrian people."

While the U.S. Defense Department's program to support predominantly Kurdish rebels in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) continued, it was revealed in July 2017 that U.S. President Donald Trump had ordered a "phase out" of CIA support for anti-Assad rebels.

as of 2014 Ukraine: Between 1991 and 2014, the U.S. provided five billion U.S. dollars in assistance to Ukraine, most of it provided by the U.S. Agency for International Development, USAID. According to the deputy head of USAID, this was used to fund civil society and non-governmental organizations.

On November 21, 2013, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych suspended an agreement between Ukraine and the European Union to create a deep and comprehensive free trade area. In the days that followed, Euromaidan protests against the government began, calling for greater integration with the European Union.

Prominent U.S. figures such as Senator John McCain and Victoria Nuland gave speeches on the Maidan during the demonstrations. The unrest ended with President Yanukovych fleeing the country.

Victoria Nuland, who was wiretapped in a conversation with Geoffrey Pyatt, the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, discussed the future formation of the post-Yanukovych government and named Arseniy Yatsenyuk as the man to be put in charge of the new government.

On February 23, 2014, Yatsenyuk was indeed appointed interim prime minister of the government, and after the 2014 parliamentary elections in Ukraine, he became prime minister.

After the Euromaidan and the subsequent change of government, relations with the Russian Federation came to a head, and the Russian annexation of Crimea and the war in the Donbass followed shortly thereafter.

Ukraine's new government pushed ahead with the country's integration with the West, banning the 2015 Communist Party of Ukraine and having Soviet-era relics removed and streets and squares renamed.

The economy was opened to foreign investment and liberalized. In the cultural sphere, the 2017 education law mandated the use of the Ukrainian language in classes beginning in fourth grade, although the Ukrainian population is highly ethnically diverse.

On February 7, 2019, the Verkhovna Rada enshrined in the Constitution a "strategic orientation of Ukraine toward full accession to the EU and NATO."

From 2015 Yemen: Saudi Arabia attacks neighboring Yemen ("Operation Decisive Storm"), with logistical and political support from the United States, France, and the United Kingdom.

The country's location is strategically important, especially the Bab al-Mandab strait, which separates the Arabian Peninsula from Africa. There, oil tankers travel from the Persian Gulf through the Suez Canal to the Mediterranean Sea and thus to Europe. In Yemen, Shiite Huthi rebels are fighting Sunni al-Qaida terrorists. Saudi Arabia and its military coalition support the Sunnis, Iran the Shiites. They are concerned with supremacy in the Persian Gulf.

Peter Maurer, the Swiss president of the International Red Cross, says after being in Yemen that the country looks worse after five months of civil war than Syria does after five years. Yet almost no one reports on it. The world press is silent. So are the politicians.

If you read this excerpt from the "List of Shame" it will quickly become clear what interests are really behind the wars of aggression of the USA and its allies.

By God, these intentions have nothing to do with "peace and democracy", but with securing raw materials, geopolitical and strategic power and profits in the billions. For this, wars, crimes and millions of deaths are accepted.

That's the way it is - and not otherwise!

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