1948-1956: Elected government overthrown by "CIA pawn" Manuel Odria.

1968-1980: Overthrow of the elected government by the military dictatorship of School of Americas graduate Major General Juan Valesco Alvarado, initiating military rule for seven years.

1980-1990: After the reinstatement of democracy in 1980 the US involves itself under the auspices of the drug war.

1990-2000: US supports corruption and human rights abuses. Fujimori suspends democratic rule. SOA graduate presides over atrocities.