TIL during the reign of the Khmer Rouge, there was a prison camp, named S-21, that had a death rate of 99.96%. S-21 was directed by a former math teacher who ordered "living autopsies," had prisoners' blood completely drained for use in hospitals, and used a "baby-smashing tree" to kill children.

The US, the UK, Canada, Oz, and NZ are pretty much the lone instruments that have done much of anything to alleviate human oppression in the past 100 years or so

This has got to be a joke, you're so brainwashed I highly doubt a history class will help. The US government has backed up al-Za'im's coup in 1949, the 1953 bloodbath in Iran, the overthrow of the democratically elected Jacobo Árbenzto to install the military dictator Carlos Castillo Armas in Guatemala in 54, the civilian massacres in Indonesia in 1958, the Iraq coups from 1950 to 1953 which resulted in several dozens of thousands casualties, the Kabila regime in DC Congo with the help of South Africa, and the bloodthirsty Pinochet. The CIA has funded, trained and empowered fanatics like the Taliban across the Middle East. THe US bombed and attacked more countries in the last 50 years than the rest of the world combined since the beginning of the 20th century. The Lancet report gives an estimate of 600,000 to 970,000 casualties in Iraq since the beginning of the US involvement. Libya, once the richest country in Africa, is now a shell of a territory where minorities are no longer protected by the regime, just because your government finally succeeded in overthrowing Gaddafi. Syria, a former beacon of hope for the Middle East, has been put to fire and the sword.

You don't know anything about history or int'l relations, don't lecture me on the Khmer Rouge. Everything you say is patent nationalistic bullshit that's taught in military barracks to motivate dumb rednecks before dropping them on foreign soil to kill for the interests of a few.

If you still think your government cares for the well-being of any nation, even its own, I'd advise you to go talk to people in East St Louis to see how beautiful of a democracy you live in.

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