It’s Not All About Democracy – The Dark Side of Military History (Long Read)

Contains Real Martin

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Its not just about the US Army as in this article. Think about all the ‘colonial’ wars fought by the UK and other European counties, particularly in Africa (Heart of Darkness?) and India or issues with British forces in Iraq. The use of military power is a blunt instrument and is often accompanied by horrifying abuses. Why haven’t you heard of this before?  Don’t forget that the winner gets to write the history books…

For the US its a tradition that goes back to the treatment of Native Americans in the 19th century by Robert Parry, Peter Dale Scott Consortium News January 6, 2015

Editor’s Note: Many Americans view their country and its soldiers as the “good guys” spreading “democracy” and “liberty” around the world. When the United States inflicts unnecessary death and destruction, it’s viewed as a mistake or an aberration. In the following article, Peter Dale Scott and Robert…

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