Noam Chomsky: ‘US foreign policy is straight out of the mafia’

Noam Chomsky: 'US foreign policy is straight out of the mafia'

"…Since government officials first formulated plans for a "grand area" strategy for US global domination in the early 1940s, successive administrations have been guided by a "godfather principle, straight out of the mafia: that defiance cannot be tolerated. It's a major feature of state policy." "Successful defiance" has to be punished, even where it damages business interests, as in the economic blockade of Cuba – in case "the contagion spreads…"

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2009/nov/07/noam-chomsky-us-foreign-policy

#us #usa #imperialism #mafia #socialism #communism #cuba #world #politics #capitalism #neoliberalism #militaryindustry #securitystate #cia #nsa #pentagon #statedept

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