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Foreign Meddling in and Overthrow of Foreign Governments

The Pot calling the Kettle Black  

There is much ado about Russia’s meddling in US 2016 elections but no space in the media has been given over to the US’s record of attempts to overthrow foreign governments or meddle in elections including those of Russia. The history of US attempts to overthrow the government of Russia goes back to 1918 when the US with other western countries intervened with military force to overthrow the Russian government.

Instances of the United States overthrowing or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War:

(* indicates successful ouster of a government) and this does not include the US attempts to influence the outcome of elections in such countries as Russia in 1996 when the Clinton administration intervened with financial support to ensure the election of the utterly incompetent, corrupt and drunken Boris Yeltsin.

  • China 1949 to early 1960s
  • Albania 1949-53
  • East Germany 1950s
  • Iran 1953 *
  • Guatemala 1954 *
  • Costa Rica mid-1950s
  • Syria 1956-7
  • Egypt 1957
  • Indonesia 1957-8
  • British Guiana 1953-64 *
  • Iraq 1963 *
  • North Vietnam 1945-73
  • S. Vietnam 1963
  • Cambodia 1955-70 *
  • Laos 1958 *, 1959 *, 1960 *
  • Ecuador 1960-63 *
  • Congo 1960 *
  • France 1965
  • Brazil 1962-64 *
  • Dominican Republic 1963 *
  • Cuba 1959 to present
  • Bolivia 1964 *
  • Indonesia 1965 *
  • Ghana 1966 *
  • Chile 1964-73 *
  • Greece 1967 *
  • Costa Rica 1970-71
  • Bolivia 1971 *
  • Australia 1973-75 *
  • Angola 1975, 1980s
  • Zaire 1975
  • Portugal 1974-76 *
  • Jamaica 1976-80 *
  • Seychelles 1979-81
  • Chad 1981-82 *
  • Grenada 1983 *
  • South Yemen 1982-84
  • Suriname 1982-84
  • Fiji 1987 *
  • Libya 1980s
  • Nicaragua 1981-90 *
  • Panama 1989 *
  • Bulgaria 1990 *
  • Albania 1991 *
  • Iraq 1991, ongoing attempts
  • Afghanistan 1980s * and this continues
  • Somalia 1993
  • Yugoslavia 1999-2000 *
  • Ecuador 2000 *
  • Afghanistan 2001 *
  • Venezuela 2002 * and ongoing attempts at regime change
  • Iraq 2003 *
  • Haiti 2004 * ongoing
  • Somalia 2007 to present
  • Honduras 2009 *
  • Libya 2011 * ongoing
  • Syria 2012 ongoing
  • Ukraine 2014 * ongoing
  • Cuba 2019 ongoing
  • Iran 2019 ongoing attempt

This graph is only until 2000 a process that is ongoing!!!!

Baoluo

 

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