Obama’s Coup

by June 24, 2012
 

Real News Network editor Paul Jay interviews Adrienne Pine about US support for the militarization of Honduras and the international opposition to the human rights abuses enabled by US funding. As the Honduran dictatorship escalates its attacks against indigenous peoples and civil society on behalf of resource extraction/carbon credit landholders, the US-backed coup takes on a clear meaning and purpose. With the exposure of Honduran military and administrative involvement in drug trafficking, the drug war myth promoted by President Obama and Secretary Clinton rings hollow.