‘The United States and torture’ – excerpt from “The Anti-Empire Report #131” [Williamblum.org]

By William Blum – Published August 11th, 2014

= The United States and torture =

Two of the things that governments tend to cover-up or lie about the most are assassinations and torture, both of which are widely looked upon as exceedingly immoral and unlawful, even uncivilized. Since the end of the Second World War the United States has attempted to assassinate more than 50 foreign leaders and has led the world in torture; not only the torture performed directly by Americans upon foreigners, but providing torture equipment, torture manuals, lists of people to be tortured, and in-person guidance and encouragement by American instructors, particularly in Latin America…

Excerpted; full article link: http://williamblum.org/aer/read/131

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