RAMIN MAZAHERI—This lack of effort at self-reflection is very typically American even within their own society – if America’s leaders will push a McCarthy-era Russophobia wave for three years just to avoid honest discussion of the failures of the Democratic Party and “democracy with American characteristics”, then why should we expect those leaders to be honest about Iraq?
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GLENN GREENWALD—We discussed who was behind this coup, what its motives are, the role played by both the U.S. and Brazil, the use of violence by the right-wing “interim” government against Indigenous protesters, the criticisms voiced against him for seeking a fourth term despite constitutional term limits, and how his removal by military force in favor of an unelected right-wing coup regime — led by the country’s right, white, Christian minority — reflects broader trends in Latin American politics and global political trends generally.
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JOHN PILGER—When we greet each other, I can feel his ribs. His arm has no muscle. He has lost perhaps 10 to 15 kilos since April. When I first saw him here in May, what was most shocking was how much older he looked. “I think I’m going out of my mind,” he said then. I said to him, “No you’re not. Look how you frighten them, how powerful you are.” Julian’s intellect, resilience and wicked sense of humor – all unknown to the low life who defame him — are, I believe, protecting him. He is wounded badly, but he is not going out of his mind.
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Momentarily escapes the claws of the imperialist jackals, determined to kill him under any pretext, but he is still not safe, as Mexico crawls with American agents and their assets. Upon his arrival on Mexican soil, President Morales expressed his gratitude to Mexico for its gesture (Mexico sent one of its air force planes to exfiltrate him from Bolivia, as any other aircraft could have been shot down by the Americans and their vassals in the region) and briefly explained the situation precipitated by the coup plotters, obviously acting in accord with US agencies and numerous assets in the region.
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No Evidence That Bolivian Election Results Were Affected by Irregularities or Fraud, Statistical Analysis Shows
Statistical analysis of election returns and tally sheets from Bolivia’s October 20 elections shows no evidence that irregularities or fraud affected the official result that gave President Evo Morales a first-round victory, researchers and analysts at the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) say.