Alfred McCoy

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Person.png Alfred McCoy   Amazon Sourcewatch Spartacus
(academic, historian, researcher)
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Born 8 June 1945
Interests • global drug trade
• South East Asia
• Philippines/History
• CIA/Torture

Professor Alfred McCoy is a friend of Peter Dale Scott. He is an expert on the global drug trade, with a special focus on South East Asia.[1]


  • 2006 - A Question of Torture: CIA Interrogation, from the Cold War to the War on Terror
  • 2012 - Torture and Impunity - exploring the political and cultural dynamics of America’s post 9/11 debate over interrogation.[2]


A Document by Alfred McCoy

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TitleDocument typePublication dateSubject(s)Description
The Real American Exceptionalismessay24 February 2015US/ExceptionalismAn overview of the rights which the US has claimed for itself as the lone superpower: international laws are strictly optional, to be followed only when convenient. "There is a clear correlation between state secrecy and the rule of law — as one grows, the other surely shrinks."