By NOAM CHOMSKY
September 9, 2009
In the past ten years, South America has moved toward integration, a prerequisite for independence; has broadened international ties; and has addressed internal disorders—foremost, the traditional rule of a rich Europeanized minority over a sea of misery and suffering. It rejects the US “War on Drugs” and “War on Terror.”
The US doesn’t like this, and plans to make its new seven military bases in Colombia the center of its Latin American operations. The Obama administration is also building mega-embassies in Pakistan and Afghanistan.