Killing Hope

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Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II
Author William Blum
Country United States
Language English
Genre History
Publisher Common Courage Press
Publication date
2003
Media type Print (Hardcover, Paperback)
Pages 500 pp
ISBN 1-56751-253-4
OCLC 53832319

Killing Hope: U.S. Military and C.I.A. Interventions since World War II is a history book on covert CIA operations and United States military interventions during the second half of the 20th century. It was written by former State Department employee William Blum. The book takes a strongly critical view of American foreign policy.

The book covers various US foreign policy ventures from just after World War II onward. Its basic premise is that the Soviet Union occupied the Warsaw Pact states only to better defend its territory[citation needed] and the American Cold War-era activities abroad were done with imperialist motives. It is an updated and revised version of one of Blum's previous works, The CIA - A Forgotten History.

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First published in the mid-1980s, it has since been updated several times by the author.

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