Bombing for Democracy?
March 31st, 2003

Are You Qualified to Stand as an Intelligent and Considerate Human?
This test is for your self-evaluation.

Please complete and send to the politician(s) of your choice

This test consists of three questions:
  1. one multiple-choice
  2. one requiring a bit of thought and
  3. one for investigation
 

Interpreted from the 'Tao Te Ching':
Lao-tzu (about 551-479 BCE)

Here's a list of the countries that the U.S. has bombed since the end of World War II

To 1960 1961 - 1970 1971 - 1980 1981 - 1990 1991 - 2000 2001 - 2003
  • China
    1945-46
  • Korea
    1950-53
  • China
    1950-53
  • Guatemala
    1954
  • Indonesia
    1958
  • Cuba
    1959-60
  • Guatemala
    1960
  • Congo
    1964
  • Peru
    1965
  • Laos
    1964-73
  • Vietnam
    1961-73
  • Cambodia
    1969-70
  • Guatemala
    1967-69
?
  • El Salvador
    1980's
  • Nicaragua
    1980's
  • Panama
    1989
  • Grenada
    1983
  • Libya
    1986
  • Iraq
    1991-99
  • Sudan
    1998
  • Afghanistan
    1998
  • Yugoslavia
    1999
?

 

Question 1.
In how many of these instances did a 'democratic' government, respectful of human rights, occur as a direct result?

Choose one of the following:

0
Zero
None
Not a single one
A whole number between -1 and 1

Question 2.
Why is there no data for 1971 to 1980?( CLUE )

Question 3.
Investigate and fill in 'Amerca Bombing For Democracy' data for 2001 to 2003

 


Adaptation by Roger Lovejoy of an email sent to Gavin Randle:

Origin >> William Blum;
Vietnam Veterans Against The War; February 27, 2003

This quiz is compliments of Vietnam Veterans Against the War
Ben Chitty USN 65-9 VN 66-7 68
NY/VVAW peaceCENTER
P.O. Box 36, San Antonio, Texas
78291 (210) 224-HOPE or 224-4673 FAX (210) 222-1097