“Bravo! A vivid, well-aimed critique of the evils of US global interventionism, a superb antidote to officialdom’s lies and propaganda.”—Michael Parenti
“Rogue State forcibly reminds us of Vice President Agnew’s immortal line, ‘The United States, for all its faults, is still the greatest nation in the country.’”—Gore Vidal
“Bill Blum came by his book title easily: He simply tested America by the same standards we use to judge other countries. The result is a bill of wrongs—an especially well-documented encyclopedia of malfeasance, mendacity and mayhem that has been hypocritically carried out in the name of democracy by those whose only true love was power.”—Sam Smith
William Blum’s latest book is Freeing the World To Death: Essays on the American Empire.
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Ever meet a hit man? If not, then consider living in his political equivalent: The United States. In Rogue State: A Guide to the Worlds Only Superpower, find out how the U.S. sentences blasphemers to deaththat is, people and governments blaspheming the holy objectives of American foreign policy.
From incarcerating Nelson Mandela to dropping cluster bombs (which later turn to landmines) on Yugoslavia, from supporting Pol Pot to praising Noriega, the U.S. has been barbaric enough to do it. William Blum shows us how, even though Clinton calls America the worlds greatest force for peace, our Rogue State really needs to be leashed.About the Author:
William Blum's latest book is "Freeing the World To Death: Essays on the American Empire." He lives in Washington, DC.
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