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Of men who do nasty things: CounterPunch reviews Vijay Prashad’s “Washington Bullets”


Washington Bullets: A History of the CIA, Coups, and Assassinations
162 pp, $17 pbk, ISBN 978-1-58367-906-7
By Vijay Prashad

Reviewed by Eve Ottenberg

“So far, Biden’s foreign policy does not differ seismically from Trump’s. Indeed Biden’s first move–recognizing the unelected pretender to the Venezuelan presidency, Juan Guaido–was as lousy as anything Trump did. It raises the specter of CIA coups, assassinations, regime changes and Washington-orchestrated color revolutions, which Biden’s two dreadful foreign policy appointees, Victoria Nuland and Samantha Power, embraced ardently in the past. Of course … this has been how the U.S. has exercised power in the world (mostly the Global South) since at least the dawn of the twentieth century….”

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