US Interference in Foreign Elections

Posted: January 10, 2017 in -
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Everyone knows this already, right? I mean everyone. Including those whining the loudest about the bogus Russian case?

U.S. is no stranger to interfering in the elections of other countries

The U.S. has a long history of attempting to influence presidential elections in other countries – it’s done so as many as 81 times between 1946 and 2000, according to a database amassed by political scientist Dov Levin of Carnegie Mellon University.

That number doesn’t include military coups and regime change efforts following the election of candidates the U.S. didn’t like, notably those in Iran, Guatemala and Chile. Nor does it include general assistance with the electoral process, such as election monitoring.

Tally ended at 2000. There were probably another 81 since…

 

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