Essay about The Us Global Police Force

1099 Words Jun 14th, 2016 5 Pages
The US Global Police Force

In the past two hundred years, Russia has been invaded five times by the west, 1812, 1854, 1914 and 1941. Since the fall of the Soviet Union, Russia has invaded no one.
The last time China invaded another country was during the Yuan Dynasty (1206-1368 AD), against Japan in 1274 and 1281 AD.
The US has invaded, occupied or bombed 14 countries in less than 30 years – timeline. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_United_States_military_operations Timeline of US CIA global destabilisation http://www.huppi.com/kangaroo/CIAtimeline.html
The Background
Following the Second World War, the US suddenly found itself the dominant economic and military might in a devastated world. As the British Empire faded, into the vacuum a new empire arose and armed with a nuclear deterrent and the US began to exert its global influence.
At first, this influence confined itself to a peacekeeping role with bases in Europe and Asia. However, its influence and power spread and its policing took on aspects of interference. This interference started to become obvious in the 60s and 70s, when its business interests became threatened. Consequently, it actively began to orchestrate coups to further its own economic interests.
CIA in South America http://www.geopoliticalmonitor.com/us-interventions-in-latin-american-021/
Post-Soviet Union and the Rise of US Global Dominance
With the fall of the Soviet Union in 1989, the US suddenly found itself without opposition and…

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