It’s fine invading:-
and funding insurgencies in:-
And all the other countries on this list.
US funded insurgencies by country
|Country||Date started||Status of protests||Outcome||Death toll||Situation|
|Tunisia||18 December 2010||Government overthrown on 14 January 2011||Overthrow of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali; Ben Ali flees into exile in Saudi Arabia||338||Government overthrown|
|Algeria||29 December 2010||Ended in January 2012||8||Major protests|
|Jordan||14 January 2011||Ended||3||Protests and governmental changes|
|Oman||17 January 2011||Ended in May 2011||2–6||Protests and governmental changes|
|Egypt||25 January 2011||The governments overthrown on February 2011, the Egyptian Crisis follows||Overthrow of Hosni Mubarak, who is later convicted of corruption and ordered to stand trial for ordering the killing of protesters.||846||Government overthrown|
|Yemen||27 January 2011||Government overthrown on February 2012. Yemeni Crisis follows.||Overthrow of Ali Abdullah Saleh; Saleh granted immunity from prosecution.||10,000+||Government overthrown|
|Djibouti||28 January 2011||Ended in March 2011||2||Minor protests|
|Somalia||28 January 2011||Ended||0||Minor protests|
|Sudan||30 January 2011||26 October 2013||200+||Major protests|
|Iraq||12 February 2011||ended 23 December 2011, instability and eventually civil war follows||35||Protests|
|Bahrain||14 February 2011||18 March 2011||120||Sustained civil disorder and government changes|
|Libya||17 February 2011||Government overthrown on 23 August 2011, crisis follows||Overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi; Gaddafi killed by rebel forces||40,000+||Government overthrown and civil war|
|Kuwait||19 February 2011||Ended in December 2012||0||Protests and governmental changes|
|Morocco||20 February 2011||Ended in March–April 2012||6||Protests and governmental changes|
|Mauritania||25 February 2011||Ended||3||Minor protests|
|Lebanon||27 February 2011||Ended in December 2011||0||Protests and governmental changes|
|Saudi Arabia||11 March 2011||Ended||24||Minor protests|
|Syria||26 January 2011||Civil uprising, which transformed into Syrian Civil War on July–August 2011||400,000+||Civil war|
|Iranian Khuzestan||15 April 2011||Ended on 18 April 2011||12||Major protests|
|Borders of Israel||15 May 2011||Ended on 5 June 2011||35||Major protests|
|Palestinian Authority||10 February 2011||5 October 2012||0||Minor protests|
|Total death toll and other consequences:||tens of thousands killed (combined estimate of events)|
US funded Insurgencies
Causing a six year civil war, and hundreds and thousands of civilian casualties, all in the name of democracy and democratic values.
It’s what citizens deserve….
This is the democratic dream.
The Trump dream
Sure you can moan, but why not turn up to vote? Why did these candidates make it in? How?
Syrians are still dying. People are dying in all of these countries all in the name of the US funded democratic dream.
All right for Peter, bad for Paul
In Western countries, we comply with the democratic dream, when it suits us…. but secretly, as Tony Blair suggests ‘mobilizing and organise[sic]‘ against it, when the results don’t turn out as we wish.
Killing and maiming in the name of something you’re mobilizing and organising against?
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