John Bolton admitted What We Have Always Known: America is The Greatest Destabilizing Force in The World

Adebayo Adeniran
4 min readJul 17, 2022

A tale of coups, internal and external

Right wing militia via Wikimedia commons

America’s chickens came home to roost spectacularly on the 6th of January 2021, when numbers of largely white militia laid siege to Capitol hill to demand that the election be overturned in Trump’s favour.

For millions of Americans, this was unlike anything that they had ever seen before.

But to those who knew their history, they readily recognized that this was a long time coming and this was nothing new; It was the habit that the United States of America had begun to cultivate in the aftermath of the second world war, when its position as the preeminent super power was fully enhanced and unchallenged.

And at the heart of regime change in countries that you have never heard of, was its version of the British secret service —The Central Intelligence Agency — known to the wider world as the CIA.

In Iran in the 1950s, the CIA collaborated with the Brits in overthrowing Mohammed Mossadegh, who had become sick of foreign powers exploiting its natural resources; British Petroleum, now known as BP, was in its original incarnation called Anglo-Persian oil- an outfit set up to take advantage of Iran’s oil deposits.

In Africa, it played an outsize role in overthrowing the greatest visionaries of the age in Kwame Nkrumah and Patrice Lumumba of Ghana and Congo respectively.

And why did these coups happen?

For control of the precious resources that Congo had in its possession.

Uranium was plentiful and given its importance to nuclear energy, America was keen to ensure that Russia did not have the competitive advantage over her. Belgium, the colonial power of Congo was swatted aside as wealthy American business men with strong links to the Republican party decided who needed to be overthrown.

We must also point our to all would be readers that far too many interventions which took place in Latin America happened on America’s say so.

And when counter coups were launched by left wing players, Republican led governments had no problems funding guerrillas to help right wing…

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Adebayo Adeniran

A lifelong bibliophile, who seeks to unleash his energy on as many subjects as possible