America's Role in Haiti's Troubled History In his new book, TransAfrica founder Randall Robinson details the 2004 U.S.-backed coup that ousted Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide. He refutes the Bush administration's claim that Aristide willingly stepped aside, instead suggesting that the democratically elected leader was kidnapped.
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America's Role in Haiti's Troubled History

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America's Role in Haiti's Troubled History

America's Role in Haiti's Troubled History

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In his new book, TransAfrica founder Randall Robinson details the 2004 U.S.-backed coup that ousted Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide. He refutes the Bush administration's claim that Aristide willingly stepped aside, instead suggesting that the democratically elected leader was kidnapped.

Robinson's book is titled An Unbroken Agony: Haiti, from Revolution to the Kidnapping of a President.