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War Quiz
Bombing for Democracy?

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

Are You Qualified to Stand for Peace? This test is for your consideration. If you can pass it you are eligible to join the peace movement. This test consists of one (1) multiple-choice question (so you better get it right!) Here's a list of the countries that the U.S. has bombed since the end of World War II, compiled by historian William Blum:

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

Grenada 1983

Libya 1986

El Salvador 1980s

Nicaragua 1980s

Panama 1989

Iraq 1991-99

Sudan 1998

Afghanistan 1998

Yugoslavia 1999

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

Choose one of the following:

(a) 0

(b) zero

(c) none

(d) not a one

(e) a whole number between -1 and +1

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

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