The countries that the US bombed and invaded since the end of WW2
|US President||Country||Year of invasion or bombing|
|Dwight Eisenhower||Iran (Operation Ajax)
|George Bush Sr.||Panama
|George Bush Jr.||Afghanistan
The list of wars and conflicts fought exclusively in foreign territories:
1622 – Attack on Indians at Jamestown.
1635-1636 - War with the Algonquin Indians in New England.
1675-1676 - Indian War, which ended with the destruction of almost half of the cities in Massachusetts.
1792 - War to seize Kentucky.
1796 - Tennessee War.
1797-1800 - Pirate attacks on French civilian ships.
1800 - Slave rebellion led by Gabriel Prosser in Virginia. Around 1,000 people, Prosser included, were hanged. The rebel slaves did not kill a single person.
1803 - War to seize Ohio.
1803 - Louisiana War.
1805-1815 - war in Africa for US’ right to distribute drugs worldwide.
1806 - attempted US invasion of the Rio Grande (then - Spanish possession).
1810 – invasion of Spanish West Florida.
1812-1814 - war with England, invasion of Canada.
1813 - seizure of the Spanish-owned Mobile Bay, occupation of the Marquesas Islands.
1814 - occupation of the Spanish Pensacola.
1816 - attack on Fort Nichols in Spanish Florida.
1817-1819 - occupation of East Florida.
1824 - invasion of the Puerto Rican city of Fajardo.
1824 – US landing in Cuba.
1833 - invasion of Argentina.
1835 - capture of Mexican Texas.
1835 - invasion of Peru.
1840 - invasion of Fiji.
1841 - genocide on the island of Upolu (Drummond).
1843 - invasion of China.
1846-1848 - war with Mexico.
1846 - aggression against New Granada (Colombia).
1849 - shelling of Indochina.
1852 - invasion of Argentina.
1853-1856 - invasion of China.
1853 - invasion of Argentina and Nicaragua.
1854 - destruction of the Nicaraguan city of San Juan del Norte.
1854 - attempt to capture the Hawaiian Islands.
1855 - invasion of and coup in Nicaragua.
1855 - invasion of Fiji and Uruguay.
1856 - invasion of Panama.
1858 - intervention in Fiji, genocide.
1858 - invasion of Uruguay.
1859 - attack on the Japanese fort Taku.
1859 - invasion of Angola.
1860 - invasion of Panama.
1863 - punitive expedition to Shimonoseki (Japan).
1864 - military expedition to Japan.
1865 - invasion of Paraguay, genocide, 85% of population destroyed.
1865 - intervention in Panama, coup d'état.
1866 - attack on Mexico.
1866 - punitive expedition to China.
1867 - attack on the Midway Islands.
868 - Multiple invasions of Japan.
1868 - Invasion of Uruguay and Colombia.
1874 – troop deployment in China and Hawaii.
1876 - invasion of Mexico.
1878 - attack on Samoa.
1882 - the entry of troops into Egypt.
1888 - attack on Korea.
1889 - punitive expedition to Hawaii.
1890 – troop deployment in Haiti.
1890 – US troops enter Argentina.
1891 - intervention in Chile.
1891 - punitive expedition to Haiti.
1893 - the introduction of troops into Hawaii, the invasion of China.
1894 - intervention in Nicaragua.
1894-1896 - invasion of Korea.
1894-1895 - war in China.
1895 - invasion of Panama.
1896 - invasion of Nicaragua.
1898 – seizure of the Philippines, genocide (600,000 Filipinos).
1898 - invasion of the port of San Juan del Sur (Nicaragua).
1898 – seizure of the Hawaiian Islands.
1899-1901 - war with the Philippines.
1899 - invasion of the Nicaraguan port of Bluefields.
1901 - the entry of troops into Colombia.
1902 - invasion of Panama.
1903 – US troops enter Honduras, the Dominican Republic, Syria.
1904 – troop deployments in Korea, Morocco.
1904-1905 - intervention in the Russo-Japanese War.
1905 - intervention in the revolution in Honduras.
1905 – US troops in Mexico.
1905 – US troops enter Korea.
1906 - invasion of the Philippines.
1906-1909 - the invasion of Cuba.
1907 - operations in Nicaragua.
1907 - intervention in the revolution in the Dominican Republic.
1907 - participation in the war between Honduras and Nicaragua.
1908 - invasion of Panama.
1910 - invasion of Bluefields and Corinto (Nicaragua).
1911 - intervention in Honduras.
1911 - genocide in the Philippines.
1911 – troop deployments in China.
1912 - capture of Havana (Cuba).
1912 – election-time intervention in Panama.
1912 - invasion of Honduras.
1912-1933 - occupation of Nicaragua.
1914 - intervention in the Dominican Republic.
1914-1918 - a series of invasions of Mexico.
1914-1934 - occupation of Haiti.
1916-1924 - occupation of the Dominican Republic.
1917-1933 - occupation of Cuba.
1918-1922 - occupation of the Russian Far East.
1918-1920 – military invasion of Panama.
1919 – US troops land in Costa Rica.
1919 - war against the Serbs in Dolmatia on the side of Italy.
1919 – election-time intervention in Honduras.
1920 - intervention in Guatemala.
1922 - intervention in Turkey.
1922-1927 - intervention in China.
1924-1925 - invasion of Honduras.
1925 - military operations in Panama.
1926 - invasion of Nicaragua.
1927-1934 - occupation of China.
1932 - invasion of El Salvador.
1936 - intervention in Spain.
1937 - war with Japan.
1937 - intervention in Nicaragua, coup.
1939 – US troops enter China.
1941-1945 - genocide of the civilian population of Germany (Dresden, Hamburg).
1945 - nuclear attack on Japan.
1945-1991 - sabotage activities against the USSR. (Violation of airspace - more than 5,000 times, over 140 paratrooper incursions, direct sabotage. Total budget - $13 trillion).
1946 - punitive operations in Yugoslavia.
1946-1949 - bombings of China.
1947-1948 - Vietnamese recolonization, genocide.
1947-1949 - military operations in Greece.
1948-1953 - military operations in the Philippines.
1948 - military coup in Peru.
1948 - military coup in Nicaragua.
1948 - military coup in Costa Rica.
1949-1953 - attempts to overthrow the government in Albania.
1950 - punitive operations in Puerto Rico.
1950-1953 - intervention in Korea.
1951 - military assistance to the Chinese rebels.
1953-1964 - special security operations in British Guyana.
1953 - The overthrow of Mossadegh, who received 99.9% of the vote in a referendum in Iran.
1953 - Forced deportation of the Innuit (Greenland).
1954 - Overthrow of the government in Guatemala: invasion codenamed Operation PBSUCCESS and a coup staged by CIA mercenaries against President Jacobo Árbenz, who was about to implement a deep land reform and nationalize the lands of the United Fruit Company. The overthrow of Arbenz is followed by four decades of military terror and civil war claiming the lives of an estimated 140,000 people.. A truce in the civil war is signed only in 1996.
1954 - Iran: as part of Operation Ajax, the CIA and British intelligence organize the overthrow of Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh. Subsequently, during the reign of Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, Iran becomes the Unites States’ main ally in the Middle East.
1956 - start of military assistance to the Tibetan rebels in the fight against China.
1957-1958 - an attempt to unseat the government of Indonesia.
1958 - occupation of Lebanon: US intervenes in the Lebanon crisis.
1958 - bombing of Indonesia.
1958 - China: In the confrontation between the PRC and Taiwan over the islands of Kinmen and Matsu, the US sends warships and Marines to support Taiwan.
1959 – US troops enter Laos.
1959 - punitive operations in Haiti.
1960 - military operations in Ecuador.
1960 - invasion of Guatemala.
1960 - support for a military coup in El Salvador.
1960-1965 - interference in the internal affairs of the Congo. Support for Mobutu.
1961-1964 - military coup in Brazil.
1961 - terrorist war against Cuba using bacteriological weapons. A group of US-backed Cuban militants conduct a botched operation in the Bay of Pigs.
1962 - Cuba: During the Cuban Missile Crisis, the island is subject to a total blockade.
1962 - punitive operations in Guatemala.
1963-1966 - coup d'état and punitive operations in the Dominican Republic.
1964 - punitive operation in Panama.
1964 - support for the coup in Brazil.
1964-1974 - interference in the domestic affairs of Greece.
1964 - Laos: US military aircraft and ground troops conduct a military operation in northeastern Laos. After many years of fighting, the military solution is recognized as futile and the US invaders leave the country in 1973.
1964-1975 - aggression against Vietnam: US massively intervenes in the Vietnam War. Up to 550,000 US troops are deployed in the country before they pull out in 1975.
1965 - coup in Indonesia, genocide.
1965 - Cambodia: The United States bombards the border areas along the Vietnamese border effectively drawing Cambodia into the Vietnam War.
1966 - intervention in Guatemala.
1967 - support for the coup and the subsequent fascist regime in Greece.
1968 - hunting for Che Guevara in Bolivia.
1971-1973 - bombings of Laos.
1971 - US military assistance for a coup in Bolivia.
1972 – US troops enter Nicaragua.
1973 - coup in Chile.
1973 - terror in Uruguay.
1974 - support for the Mobotu regime in Zaire.
1974 - preparation of aggression against Portugal.
1974 - an attempted coup in Cyprus.
1975 - the occupation of Western Sahara, the introduction of troops into Morocco.
1975 – meddling in the domestic affairs of Australia.
1975 - attack on Cambodia.
1975-1989 - support for the genocide in East Timor.
1978 - military assistance to the dictator, financing of genocide.
1979 - support for the cannibal Bokassa.
1979 - military assistance to the rebels of Yemen.
1980-1992 - military presence in El Salvador, special operations, genocide.
1980-1990 - military assistance to Iraq. A million dead in ten years.
1980 - support and funding for the Khmer Rouge.
1980 - Operation Gladio in Italy, 86 victims.
1980 - punitive operation in South Korea.
1980 - Iran: Operation Eagle Claw to free American hostages at the US embassy in Tehran fails.
1981 - Coup attempt in Zambia.
1981 - military pressure on Libya, two Libyan aircraft shot down.
1981-1990 - support for the Contras, terrorism, genocide.
1982 – meddling in the internal affairs of Suriname.
1982-1983 - attack on Lebanon.
1982 - support for the genocide in Guatemala.
1983 - Iran/Iraq: The United States provides military support to Iran in the Iran-Iraq war in exchange for the release of American hostages in Tehran. At the same time, the United States is also supplying weapons to the Iraqis.
1983 - Lebanon: as part of an international coalition, the United States intervenes in the Lebanese Civil War. As a result of a series of terrorist attacks, the international coalition leaves Lebanon.
1983 - intervention in Grenada: As a result of a coup, a new pro-Soviet government comes to power, resulting in a US invasion of the country.
1983 - interference in the internal affairs of Angola.
1984 - two Iranian planes shot down.
1984 - mining of the gulfs of Nicaragua.
1985 - financing of the genocide in Chad.
1986 - attack on Libya.
1986-1987 - attack on an Iranian ship in international waters, the destruction of an Iranian oil platform.
1986 - financing of and military support for social terror, the seizure of natural resources.
1986 - Libya: in retaliation for Libyan terrorist acts, the United States bombs targets in Tripoli and Benghazi (Operation El Dorado Canyon)
1987-1988 - participation in the Iraqi war against Iran, the use of chemical weapons.
1988 - financing of terror and genocide in Turkey.
1988 – Pan Am jet explodes over Scotland. Responsibility for the bombing admitted in 2003. The US guided missile cruiser USS Vincennes (CG-49) shoots down an Iran Air passenger plane over the Strait of Hormuz, killing 290 people. According to the Americans, they were unable to distinguish between an Iranian airliner and a military plane and to establish contact with the pilots. At the same time, the US cruiser was in the Iranian territorial waters as part of Operation Earnest Will. The captain of the USS Vincennes received an award.
1988 - invasion of Honduras.
1988 - destruction of an Iranian passenger plane.
1989 - intervention in Panama.
1989 - two Libyan aircraft shot down.
1989 - bombings of the Philippines.
1989 - punitive operation in the Virgin Islands.
1990 - genocide in Guatemala.
1990 - naval blockade of Iraq.
1990 - financing of the Bulgarian opposition ($1.5 million)
1991 - aggression against Iraq.
1991 - bombing of Kuwait.
1992-1994 - occupation of Somalia.
1992 - genocide and terror campaign in Angola amid the seizure of the country’s natural resources (650,000 people dead).
1993-1995 - bombing of Bosnia.
1994-1996 - terror against Iraq.
1994 - genocide in Rwanda (about 800,000 people).
1995 - bombing of Croatia.
1998 - the destruction of a pharmaceutical plant in Sudan by a missile strike.
1998 - bombings of Iraq.
1999 - aggression against Yugoslavia.
2001 - invasion of Afghanistan.
2002 - the entry of troops into the Philippines.
2003 - actions in Liberia.
2003 - clashes with Syrian border guards.
2003 - Iraq: Iraqi War, which also involves a number of US allies. The overthrow of the regime of Saddam Hussein if followed by years of a foreign occupation, characterized by a high level of violence in the country, which, according to various sources, left up to 655,000 Iraqis dead.
2004 - Somalia: US air strikes on Islamists, active support for Somali government forces in the civil war.
2004 – US troops enter Haiti.
2004 - Coup attempt in Equatorial Guinea.
2008 - Invasion of Pakistan.
2008 - War in South Ossetia.
2011 - War in Libya: Air strikes and rocket attacks on the country as part of a foreign intervention in Libya that leads to the overthrow and assassination of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.
2013 - 2017 - War in Syria: the US and its allies began to bomb the positions of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq
2014 - War in Ukraine.
2015 - Yemen: US missile strikes on the positions of the Yemeni rebels - the Houthis and active support for the intervention of Saudi Arabia and its allies in Yemen.
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