Thursday, July 28, 2016

USAID

The Hillary Clinton campaign in an attempt to divert attention from email leaks that showed how the Democratic National Committee helped her win the Us presidential nomination accused Russia of leaking the emails. A chorus of outrage followed in the US media and by various Clinton supporters

For those who may have missed it, the US government for decades has directly influenced politics in other countries by numerous means, such as funding and advising candidates who oppose candidates it doesn't like through agencies such as the United States Agency For International Development, USAID.

Started by President John F Kennedy to administer programs like disaster relief, USAID has increasingly become a foreign policy tool of the state department and has been kicked out of various countries from Bolivia to Venezeula to, guess where -- Russia, for interfering in internal politics there.

This is not to mention the numerous coups directed or backed by the US government, such as the coup against Honduran President Manual Zelaya in 2009 when Hillary Clinton was secretary of state, which needless to say are an interference in a country's internal politics.








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