From Latin America to the Middle East, the US government has a history of turning its back on former allies like Panama’s Manuel Noriega who was toppled from power and jailed in America.
Although a patriot in service to his country, the late US president’s domestic and foreign policy was not free of controversy. Here’s a look at the some of his most contentious actions.
Noriega ruled the country from 1983 to 1989. He was serving a sentence for murder when he died. He was at one point a CIA spy whom the US eventually turned on as his drug running and abuses of power soured the relationship.
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