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School of the Americas

Repubteen

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I'm learning about the school of the Americas in Spanish class, and I was wondering if anyone knew what the school is ? And what is the point in funding it? And its purpose? Thanks
 

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Repubteen said:
I'm learning about the school of the Americas in Spanish class, and I was wondering if anyone knew what the school is ? And what is the point in funding it? And its purpose? Thanks

Oh yes, I can help you....


http://www.soaw.org/new/


SOA is a particularly shameful American half-secret. No other word but shameful for it. This "school" has been training Latin American murderers and torturers for several decades. They closed the school under pressure but reopened it with a different name. Just like those corrupt telemarketing companies do who rip off old folks? Yeah, just like that.
 

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repubteen, i lived in san antonio near the school of the americas in the 70s, ask away.

it is reprehensible and caused so much anguish, pain and torture in southamerica at the time i was surprised it survived. i even knew a few officers who were involved, i KNOW they were unearthly sadists, all it took was one meal at the o club to figure these snakes out. :censored the rest of this is :censored
 

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There used to be a vaporous something about our relations with the rest of the hemisphere called the "Good Neighbor Policy". Pure hogwash, of course, but it got dragged out for propaganda every now and then. SOA is one of the reasons you don't hear about it anymore. :spin:
 
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