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Profile: John Perkins

John Perkins was a participant or observer in the following events:

A friend of John Perkins, author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, allegedly tells Perkins that a private contractor recently asked him if he would be interested in fomenting strikes in Caracas and bribing military officers to turn against Chavez. According to Perkins, his friend has “led clandestine operations in many countries,” but never under the direct employment of any government. [BBC, 4/16/2002; Perkins, 2004, pp. 200]

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