Who let the dogs out?

Lobster Issue 58 (Winter 2009/2010) FREE

[PDF file]: […] Iranian homosexuals are executed or forced to undergo a sex change. 19 A somewhat curious designation: Freedom House places Iran in the company of China, Russia, Zimbabwe, Cuba and Libya when it comes to political freedoms and civil liberties (democracy is famously not only about voting). Page 37 Winter 2009/10 Lobster 58 mean there […]

The view from the bridge

Lobster Issue 71 (Summer 2016) FREE
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[PDF file]: […] in Dallas delivering handguns and fake IDs for what he believed was some kind of CIA-organised stunt which was intended to kibosh JFK’s desired rapprochement with Castro’s Cuba. Who might organise such a thing? Edward Lansdale is one obvious candidate. In a letter to Jim Garrison, Fletcher Prouty wrote: ‘Through 1962 and 1963, Mongoose […]

Anna Raccoon and the dawn of Savilisation

Lobster Issue 75 (Summer 2018) FREE

[PDF file]: […] Independent and The Independent on Sunday. He has conducted radio and television investigations into the fate of Hitler’s deputy Rudolf Hess, CIA sabotage of Leyland exports to Cuba, corruption in ammunition supply at the Ministry of Defence, breaking UN sanctions in Serbia for Marks and Spencer, the Owen Oyston Affair and pre-war Royal Navy […]

The view from the bridge

Lobster Issue 81 (Summer 2021) FREE
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[PDF file]: […] these contacts had been misrepresented as much more substantial than they really were and that Kennedy was not, in fact, on the brink of normalising reactions with Cuba. This is all very interesting but in this version of the CIA-dunnit scenario – as in all the others I can remember – no CIA people […]

View from the Bridge

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[…] most consistent with the available evidence.12 In that a faction within the CIA ran a phoney assassination attempt on JFK which they intended to attribute to Castro’s Cuba, via the role of public Castro-sympathiser Lee Harvey Oswald. This would provide the pretext for US action – another invasion perhaps. This was piggy-backed upon by […]

South of the Border

Lobster Issue 75 (Summer 2018) FREE

[PDF file]: […] much the same way as those seen in the US SF chopper in Afghanistan – i.e. to buy help. For more details see and the section on Cuba at . 26 See or . 27 The term ‘cheesy quaver’ is modern Cockney Rhyming Slang for ‘raver’ – i.e. a fan of ‘banging’ electronic dance […]

View from Bridge 87pdf

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[…] most consistent with the available evidence.8 In that a faction within the CIA ran a phoney assassination attempt on JFK which they intended to attribute to Castro’s Cuba, via the role of public Castro-sympathiser Lee Harvey Oswald. This would provide the pretext for US action – another invasion perhaps. This was piggy-backed upon by […]

The View from the Bridge

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[…] had accepted that detente with the Soviet bloc was established and the ‘hot’ Cold War of previous decades was over. (Arguably it had been over since the Cuba missile crisis.) In this context IRD was a Cold War anachronism. Crozier and his ilk never believed in detente and thought that, if the Red Menace […]

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[…] most consistent with the available evidence.8 In that a faction within the CIA ran a phoney assassination attempt on JFK which they intended to attribute to Castro’s Cuba, via the role of public Castro-sympathiser Lee Harvey Oswald. This would provide the pretext for US action – another invasion perhaps. This was piggy-backed upon by […]

The Watergate break-ins and the Howard Hughes connection

Lobster Issue 87 (2023) FREE
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[PDF file]: […] ‘Confessions of a Watergate Burglar’, True, August 1974, p. 74. Sturgis also said the team was looking for a Cuban memorandum on CIA and DIA operations against Cuba, including assassination plots, and information about O’Brien or other Democratic Party leaders profiting from kickbacks from concessionaires at the party convention. Presumably such information could be […]

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