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Nemesis
The Last Days of the American Republic
by Chalmers Johnson, p26
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empire
militarism
democracy

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[During the Gulf War of 1991] the United States dropped some ninety thousand tons of bombs on Iraq in the space of forty-three days, intentionally destroying the civilian infrastructure, including eighteen of twenty electricity-generating plants and the water-pumping and sanitation systems.