Thursday, April 3, 2014

USAID Destabilizing Cuba

One of the elements of just war is you do not attack someone whose system is worse than yours:
Documents show the U.S. government planned to build a subscriber base through "non-controversial content": news messages on soccer, music and hurricane updates. Later when the network reached a critical mass of subscribers, perhaps hundreds of thousands, operators would introduce political content aimed at inspiring Cubans to organize "smart mobs" — mass gatherings called at a moment's notice that might trigger a Cuban Spring, or, as one USAID document put it, "renegotiate the balance of power between the state and society."
I wonder where in the US Constitution or where in USAID budget is the provision to destabilize Cuba, and bring Syria-style horrors to that country?
USAID's US$20 million Cuba program, authorized by a law calling for regime change in Cuba, 
Oh.  I guess it is what we call 'international development."

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