Rogue State: A Guide to the Worlds Only Superpower
A Paperback edition by William Blum in English (Jul 10, 2014)
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`After reading Rogue State, it is impossible to hang fast to the comforting illusion that the "American way" is some kind of enlightenment.'
`A book of charges to be tied to a paving stone and thrown at the men in Washington.'
Independent on Sunday
Rogue State and its author came to sudden international attention when Osama Bin Laden quoted the book publicly in January 2006, propelling the book to the top of the bestseller charts in a matter of hours.
It is an essential guide to the crimes and misdemeanours of the world's only superpower.
Rogue State Paperback edition by William Blum
- William Blum
- Zed Books Ltd
- Publication date
- Jul 10, 2014
- Edition Number 4; With a New Preface
- Product dimensions
- 129 x 199 x 34mm
Preface to the 2014 edition
Author's Note: Concerning September 11, 2001
Ours and theirs: Washington's love/hate relationship with terrorists and human-rights violators
1. Why do terrorists keep picking on the United States?
2. America's gift to the world - the Afghan terrorist alumni
4. Excerpts from US Army and CIA training manuals
6. The unsavories
7. Training new unsavories
8. War criminals: theirs and ours
9. Haven for terrorists
10. Supporting Pol Pot
United States use of weapons of mass destruction
12. Depleted uranium
13. Cluster bombs
14. Chemical and biological weapons abroad
15. Chemical and biological weapons at home
16. Encouraging the use of CBW by other nations
A rogue state versus the world
17. A concise history of US global interventions
18. Perverting elections
19. Trojan horse: the national endowment for democracy
20. The US versus the world at the United Nations
21. Eavesdropping on the planet
22. Kidnapping and looting
23. How the CIA sent Nelson Mandela to prison for 28 years
24. The CIA and drugs: just say 'Why not?'
25. Being the world's only superpower means never having to say you're sorry
26. The US invades, bombs and kills for it... but do Americans really believe in free enterprise?
27. A day in the life of a free country