- ...spread lies about its opponents in order to keep a grip on power?
- ...manipulated and controlled the media so that the people were deceived?
- ...used torture as a means of gaining important information?
- ...spied on its own citizens?
- ...had links with the world of business and used those links for mutual benefit?
- ...perpetrated human-rights abuses while remaining immensely popular with the nation?
© 2005 Neil McKenzie Cameron, http://one-salient-oversight.blogspot.com/
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