US launched 251 military interventions since 1991, and 469 since 1798

The US military launched 469 foreign interventions since 1798, including 251 since the end of the first cold war in 1991, according to official Congressional Research Service data.

Benjamin Norton

Multipolarista | September 13, 2022

A map of countries where the United States has militarily intervened (Source: Congressional Research Service)

The United States launched at least 251 military interventions between 1991 and 2022.

This is according to a report by the Congressional Research Service, a US government institution that compiles information on behalf of Congress.

The report documented another 218 US military interventions between 1798 and 1990.

That makes for a total of 469 US military interventions since 1798 that have been acknowledged by the Congress.

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Bay of Pigs Type Terrorist Assault Launched From Colombia Neutralized by Venezuelan Army and Intelligence Agencies

Orinoco Tribune | May 03, 2020

Bay of Pigs Type Terrorist Assault Launched From Colombia Neutralized by Venezuelan Army and Intelligence Agencies

Venezuelan Minister of the Interior, Nestor Reverol, made public this Sunday morning the dismantling of a terrorist assault by sea, originating in Colombia, and aiming to desembark on the coasts of the state of La Guaira. Reverol highlighted that the objective of this incursion was to commit terrorist acts in the country, the assassination of Bolivarian revolutionary leaders and thereby leading to a new coup attempt in the mist of the successful Venezuelan battle against Covid-19.Read More »

86% of Venezuelans Oppose Military Intervention, 81% Against US Sanctions, Local Polling Shows

by Ben Norton

More than eight out of ten Venezuelans oppose international intervention, both military and non-military, in their country, as well as the crippling sanctions imposed by the United States to force leftist President Nicolás Maduro out of power.

According to a study conducted in early January 2019 by the local polling firm Hinterlaces, 86 percent of Venezuelans would disagree with international military intervention. And 81 percent oppose the US sanctions that have gravely hurt the South American nation’s economy.Read More »