‘Privatising’ covert action: the case of the Unification Church

[…] sophistication. A couple of examples of joint UC-KCIA operations should be delineated for illustrative purposes. One involved the Korean Cultural and Freedom Foundation (KCFF), reputedly Pak’s brainchild. (103) This organization was formally established in Washington in March 1964, ostensibly to accord honor to Americans who defended and aided Korea, provide for cultural interchanges, and […]

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Lockerbie, the octopus and the Maltese double cross

Political debris continues to fall from the bombing of the Pan-Am flight 103 on 21 December 1988, which killed 270 people. Fallout from Lockerbie has begun to reveal one of the ugliest political corruptions of recent times. This Byzantine tale is further evidence of just how powerful and ruthless the American-led international security apparatus […]

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Right-wing Terrorists and the Extraparliamentary Left in Post-World War 2 Europe: Collusion or Manipulation?

[…] those who passed through the AP’s guerre revolutionnaire course were drawn from the ranks of European neo-fascist organizations, (102) and some were later implicated in terrorist actions. (103) Even more importantly, given the topic under consideration, ‘the infiltration of pro-Chinese (Maoist) organizations and the use, of this cover was one of the great specialities […]

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The view from the bridge

[PDF file]: […] Donoughue in his Downing Street Diary (London 2005). Donoughue gives a very interesting short summary of his memories of life at No 10 with Wilson at Page 103 Winter 2009/10 Lobster 58 letter and other documents in the box of material recovered by the police, Wilson resigned.’ 2 And that’s it. There was a […]

Fascism, the Security Service and the Curious Careers of Maxwell Knight and James McGuirk Hughes

The idea that the Security Service, MI5, colluded with British fascism in the inter-war years is not to be found in the existing literature on the subject. On the contrary the fascists are depicted as the victims, rather than the beneficiaries of MI5’s attentions. MI5, it is generally argued, viewed fascism as a potential danger […]

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The United States and the overthrow of Sukarno, 1965-67

[…] by their enemies. Thus militant trade-unionists as well as conservative generals in Chile received small cards printed with the ominous words Djakarta se acerca (Jakarta is approaching). (103) This is a model destabilization plan — to persuade all concerned that they no longer can hope to be protected by the status quo, and hence […]

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The Global Drug Meta-Group: Drugs, Managed Violence, and the Russian 9/11

By Peter Dale Scott (18,734 words) 10/29/05 See also A Ballad of Drugs and 9/11 (I wish to acknowledge the invaluable assistance in the preparation of this essay from N, a Russian who for the time being prefers to remain anonymous.)   Tajik authorities have claimed repeatedly that neither the US nor NATO exerts any […]

Is Libya still the prime suspect for the murder of WPC Fletcher?

[…] 1984, Observer, 1 July 1984. See also Private Eye, 29 June 1984, Seumas Milne, The Enemy Within: MI5, Maxwell and the Scargill Affair, Verso, London, 1994, p. 103. Milne, p. 215 Milne, Ch. 4 ‘The Strange World of Roger Windsor’. It suggests that Windsor may have been an MI5 agent, and that his Libyan […]

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The CIA and radiation experiments on humans

John Deutch, the current Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, was a panel member on the Interagency Group on Human Radiation Experiments, which was created on January 15 1994, under President Clinton’s order, directing government agencies to look into unethical experiments conducted during the Cold War. John Deutch was also a panel members of the […]

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