USA FOREIGN POLICY AROUND THE WORLD (krysstal.com)

Period Country USA Policy Details Civilians Killed
1945 South Korea Support for massacre of dissidents on Cheju Island. 100,000 +
1948 Vietnam Support of French efforts to recolonise. thousands
1950 Bahamas Biological tests (with Canada and UK). unknown
1950 Korea Stopping refugees crossing the front line. hundreds
1952 Cuba Support for military coup and death squads. thousands
1952 Korea
China
Biological warfare. unknown
1954+ Guatemala Organisation of military coup; arming and training of government death squads. 100,000 +
1957+ Haiti Support for brutal dictatorship. 60,000
1962 Cuba Attack on industrial facility. 400
1963 Iraq Supplying military government with lists of dissidents to be eliminated. thousands
1964 North Vietnam Blanket bombing. unknown
1964 Brazil Support for brutal dictatorship. 75,000 +
1965 Indonesia Supplying government with lists of dissidents to be eliminated. thousands
1965 to 1973 Laos Blanket bombing. hundreds of thousands
1965 Peru Setting up military camps to eliminate dissidents. unknown
1967 Vietnam “Friendly Fire”. 80
1968 Vietnam My Lai Massacre by USA troops over 200
1970 Vietnam Chemical warfare. thousands
1970 Laos Chemical warfare. Over 100
1971 Vietnam Military action. 5,000
1972 Vietnam Blanket bombing. unknown
1972 Lebanon
Syria
Air attacks by Israel supported by the USA. hundreds
1973 Chile Organisation and support of military coup and its follow-up actions. 5,000
1969 to 1973 Cambodia Blanket bombing, mostly in secret. 600,000
1964 to 1975 Vietnam
Laos
Blanket bombing. 2,500,000 +
1939 to 1975 Spain Financial support for brutal dictatorship. 192,684
1975 to 1979 Cambodia Khmer Rouge auto-genocide resulting from five years of secret bombing. 2,500,000 +
1975 to 1999 East Timor Support and arming of Indonesian invasion and genocide (with UK and Australia). 200,000
1975 Iraq Abandoning of former Kurdish allies. unknown
1976 Nicaragua Massacre of dissidents by supported and armed un-elected government. thousands
1978 Lebanon Supporting of invasion by Israel. 700
1978+ Guatemala Arming, training and support of government death squads. 20,000
1953 to 1979 Iran Support and finance for unelected, brutal government put in place by USA and UK. unknown
1979 Nicaragua Support and arming of unelected, brutal government put in place by USA. 30,000
1980 to 1992 El Salvador Training, arming and financial backing for government death squads. 75,000
1980 to 1990 Iran Support and arms for invasion by Iraq. 1,000,000
1980 Italy Support and finance for urban terrorists. 86
1980 South Korea Massacre of dissidents by military government armed and supported by USA. thousands
1981 Lebanon Support of bombing raids by Israel. 320
1982 Lebanon Support for invasion by Israel including use of UN veto. 17,500 +
1982 to 1990 Chad Training and arming of military regime. thousands
1982 to 1986 Guatemala Support and arming of brutal, military regime. 50,000 +
1983 Grenada Invasion to remove leader. 500
1976 to 1984 Argentina Support and finance for military regime. 30,000
1986 Nicaragua Support and arming of former government troops for destabilisation. 50,000
1986 Libya Military attack on oil installations. 70 +
1987 to 1992 Palestinian Territories Support and finance for occupation and settlement building by Israel. 1000 +
1983 to 1987 Lebanon Support and arms for military action by Israel and CIA sponsored terrorism. 50,000 +
1988 Iran Shooting down of commercial passenger airliner. 286
1988 Iraq Support (with UK), finance and arms for regime which uses poison gas on its Kurdish population. 6,000
1989 Panama Invasion to remove leader. 4,000 +
1991 Iraq Invasion (with UK and other countries). 200,000
1992 Somalia Invasion. 7,000
1974 to 1992 Angola Arming and support for rebels destabilising country. 650,000 +
1986 to 1994 Colombia Finance (with UK oil companies) and support for regime that kills dissidents. 20,000 +
1995 to 1998 Turkey Arms and finance for regime that kills dissidents and its Kurdish population. 27,000 +
1995 Mexico Military aid to supress dissidents. unknown
1996 Lebanon Arms and support for Israel in its occupation. 120
1996 Palestinian Territories Arms and finance for Israeli occupation. 80 +
1997 Rwanda Arms and finance for regime that kills dissidents. 6,000
1965 to 1997 Indonesia Arms, support and finance for brutal dictatorship. 1,000,000
1990 to 1997 Iraq Pressure on UN to impose and maintain sanctions and bombing raids (with UK support). 1,200,000 +
1998 Afghanistan Finance (with UK) for brutal Taliban government. 2,000 +
1998 Sudan Bombing. unknown
1986 to 1998 Guatemala Support, finance and arms for regimes that kill dissidents. 200,000
1999 Yugoslavia Bombing (with other NATO countries). thousands
1999 Iraq Bombing (with UK support). hundreds
1991 to 1999 Kuwait
Iraq
Unexploded cluster bombs. 1,620
2000 Palestinian Territories Support, arms and finance for occupation and settlement building by Israel. hundreds
2001 Colombia Arms and training for regime that kills dissidents. 18
2001 Palestinian Territories Support, arms and finance for occupation and settlement building by Israel. hundreds
2001 Palestinian Territories Ethnic cleansing. 100 +
2001 Afghanistan Bombing (with UK). 3,760 +
1995 to 2001 Peru Helping military shoot down aircraft suspected of drug running. unknown
2002 Palestinian Territories Political support, finance and arms. hundreds
2002 Angola Intelligence. unknown
2002 Iraq Bombing (with UK). unknown
2002 Yemen Missile attack on vehicle. 6
2003 Afghanistan Support for war lords. 300 +
2003 Algeria Finacial and military support for unelected government. hundreds
2003 Iraq Invasion (with UK). 17,000 +
2003 Bolivia Support for government that is crushing economic dissent. 40
1976 to 2003 Indonesia Support for government suppressing minorities in Aceh province. 12,000 +
2003 Palestinian Territories Political support, finance and arms. hundreds
2003 Uzbekistan Support for dictator. unknown
2004 Palestinian Territories Political support, finance and arms. 1,400 +
2003 to 2007 Iraq Invasion and Occupation (with UK). 655,000 +
2006 Palestine, Lebanon Political support and arms. (with UK). 1,300 + (to August)
2006 Haiti Removal of elected government. (with France). 8,000 + (to September)
2007 Somalia Removal of government. (with Ethiopia). 2,000 +
2008 Palestine Political support for siege and killings. 700 +
2009 Palestine Political support and arms. 1,300 +
Sums up US foreign policy in a nut-shell

Sums up US foreign policy in a nut-shell

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~ by no2wars on 30/03/2009.

One Response to “USA FOREIGN POLICY AROUND THE WORLD (krysstal.com)”

  1. hmmm… interesting the list you gave was more of an opinion. i.e. brutal, dictator, etc…

    Your arguments reminds me of something a Muslim would say…

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