William Blum: CIA Has Attempted To Assassinate 50 World Leaders, Including Chavez

with William Blum
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Dandelion Salad
March 14, 2013

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John Robles
Voice of Russia
March 14, 2013

The late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was warned by Fidel Castro to be careful of a very specific attack, namely a quick jab from an infected needle. Such a warning coming from a leader who has reportedly been the target of CIA assassination plots more than 600 times in over 50 years, was sure to be heeded. Was the illness of Hugo Chavez a completely deniable assassination by the CIA? William Blum spoke with the VOR’s John Robles and discussed this issue and more.

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