Der Krieg gegen die Dritte Welt

Krieg gegen die Dritte Welt – Martin Luther King – 1/9 Martin Luther King – He was not only a civil rights advocate, he also spoke out against the U.S. war in Vietnam. Some people feel he was assassinated after he criticized our involvement there and other regions of the world. “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” Krieg gegen die Dritte Welt – CIA Station Chief John Stockwell – 2/9 Johnn Stockwell, former CIA Station Chief in Angola 1975, working for then Director of the CIA, George Bush. A 13 year veteran of the agency, Stockwell provides a short history of the CIA, estimating 6 million people have died as a direct consequence of the agency’s covert operations since its inception in 1947. This talk was given in the late 1980’s. Krieg gegen die Dritte Welt – Iran-Contra Affairs – 3/9 Coverup: Behind the Iran-Contra Affair – The Iran-Contra scandal is not an aberration of U.S. foreign policy. It has been estimated that between 20 to 30,000 Nicaraguan men, women and children were killed in U.S. sponsored terror conducted by the CIA backed right-wing Contra forces. Krieg gegen die Dritte Welt – School of Americas – 4/9 The School of the Americas, located at Fort Benning, Georgia – our own terrorist training school right here in the United States. This documentary is narrated by Susan Sarandon and features Father Roy Bourgeois talking about this U.S. Army school where soldiers from Central and South America are trained in the art of torture, terrorism, and assassination. This school has since officially been renamed “Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation.” Krieg gegen die Dritte Welt – Völkermord durch Sanktionen – 5/9 Produced and directed by Gloria La Riva in 1998 (long before the current war in Iraq), this film features former Attorney General of the United States, Ramsey Clark, as he shows the terrible conditions the Iraqi’s were suffering from due to the first U.S. war on Iraq. UNICEF, the International Red Cross and other world organizations estimate around 5,000 children were dying every month in Iraq after that war and the imposition of sanctions placed on that country. Over 1.5 million Iraqi’s died as a result of the sanctions alone. Ramsey Clark goes into the hospitals and talks with Iraqi doctors, who say many of these deaths could have been prevented if they had medicine to give to the children. The United States bombed out their way of life; their water treatment facilities, food delivery systems, sewage treatment facilities, electrical systems, their mass communication facilities and more. And American’s were lead to believe that this was a good thing. Krieg gegen die Dritte Welt – Völkermord in Indonesien und Osttimor – 6/9 Amy Goodman, Journalist and host of Democracy Now!, a daily radio and TV news program on over 400 stations. On this segment, Amy talks about two genocides Indonesia committed, first against its own people in 1965 and then against the people of East Timor in 1975. Both of these mass slaughters were sanctioned by the United States government and aided by the C.I.A. Krieg gegen die Dritte Welt – Die Panama-Täuschung – 7/9 This film documents the untold story of the December 1989 U.S. invasion of Panama. The United States military deliberately attacked and destroyed primarily residential neighborhoods, killing an estimated 3 to 4 thousand people in the process. This segment exposes the role the U.S. government and the mainstream media play in suppressing information about U.S. foreign policy. Includes never before seen footage of this invasion. Krieg gegen die Dritte Welt – Ramsey Clarke über US-Außenpolitik – 8/9 Ramsey Clark, Former Attorney General of the United States speaking in 1998 in Los Angeles. Ramsey’s talk is very powerful as he conveys the sorry truth about U.S. foreign policy. He quotes Martin Luther King Jr. saying, “The greatest purveyor of violence on the earth is my own government.” Krieg gegen die Dritte Welt – Vietnam und Südamerika – 9/9 S. Brian Willson, is the Vietnam veteran who, in 1987, lost both his legs when run over by a munitions train at the Concord Naval Weapons Station, located in California. The bombs and munitions aboard this train were bound for Central America. Brian is one of the most spiritual, courageous and honest activists who Wages Peace against our violent foreign policies. He is a hero in Central America where the people understand that he has stood up for their rights as equal human beings. Brian says that he doesn’t want mothers and fathers and children to be killed and maimed in our name with our tax money! From the documentary: What I’ve Learned About U.S. Foreign Policy – The War against the Third World’.

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