America and the Americas: The Politics of Paranoia

'America has not come to terms with its own history ... and regards Latin American nationalism as a conspiracy against its inevitable and popular domination of the western hemisphere.

The United States considers it to be of great importance that... the world community be made aware of the gravity of the actions of Cuba, the Soviet Union and other communist states who are carrying out what is clearly shown to be a well coordinated, covert effort to bring about the overthrow of El Salvador's established government and to impose in its place a communist regime with no popular support. US State Department, Report on Communist Support of Salvadorean Rebels, February1981).

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