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The Obama Doctrine: Replacing Democratically-Elected Gov’ts by Undemocratic Contrivances

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The Obama Doctrine: Replacing Democratically-Elected Gov’ts by Undemocratic Contrivances

 

The Obama Doctrine: Replacing Democratically-Elected Gov’ts by Undemocratic Contrivances
1330 words
14 May 2014
FARSNA
English
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Born out of US think tanks, most with covert links to US intelligence agencies, the Obama Doctrine on foreign policy will have at its hallmark the replacement of democratically-elected governments with leaders chosen by undemocratic means.

The Obama Doctrine first reared its ugly head in June 2009 when the Obama administration sanctioned a “constitutional coup” against the left-leaning democratically-elected president of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya. The “cover” for the coup was a contrived Honduran Supreme Court decision that authorized Zelaya’s ouster. The Honduran coup had the support of the US-trained Honduran military, as well as US military personnel in the country detailed from the US Southern Command in Miami. The Honduran coup was followed in March 2013 by the Paraguayan “show trial” impeachment of leftward-leaning and democratically-elected president Fernando Lugo. The Paraguayan Congress, dominated by right-wing oligarchs, removed Lugo and replaced him with a right-wing savant who took his orders from the US embassy and CIA station in Asuncion, the Paraguayan capital. Proving to itself that “constitutional coups” could be successful in its own hemisphere, the Obama administration and its CIA operatives, some operating under the non-profit cover of George Soros’s Open Society Institute, set about to organize similar undemocratic changes of government in countries further away. This past February’s ouster of democratically-elected Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych by a clique of World Bank stooges, Zionists, and neo-Nazis in the Ukrainian parliament led to Europe’s worst crisis since the end of the Cold War.

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