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“Washington Bullets” offers hope: People’s World on Vijay Prashad’s new book

Tehran resident washes graffiti off wall, Aug. 21, 1953. The new Premier requested the clean-up after US coup

Tehran resident washes graffiti off wall, Aug. 21, 1953. The new Premier requested the clean-up after US coup

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 Tony Pecinovsky

“The 20th century saw a wave of anti-colonial, anti-imperialist, national liberation movements transform the world, often with the aid of Soviet, Eastern European, and Cuban Communists. Just as often, these revolts against the old world–the racist, sexist world of subjugation and oppression of entire peoples–were violently suppressed…. Unfortunately, historically, inevitably right-wing opposition takes the shape of bullets–bullets emanating from Washington!…”

Read the review at People’s World

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