Manuel Antonio Noriega waves to supporters, in the presidential palace in Panama City. Noriega, a onetime U.S. asset who later was ousted by an American invasion in 1989, died late Monday, May 29, 2017, at age 83. (AP/John Hopper)

CIA Asset Turned American Enemy, Manuel Noriega, Dead At 83

News reports on the recent death of dictator Manuel Noriega have largely ignored the U.S.’ invasion of his country after he ceased to be “useful.” The 1989 invasion resulted in countless civilian deaths and helped cement the U.S.’ reputation as an oppressive force in Latin America.