The Clandestine Caucus

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[PDF file]: […] in Searchlight 18, 1976, and Crozier pp. 121 and 2 258 259 Crozier acknowledged the psy-war role in his memoir. See page 118. 57 Shield and the Pinay Circle At the same, Crozier’s voice was being heard in Shield, a committee of former intelligence officers and bankers, who, in the absence of IRD, prepared […]

The view from the bridge

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[PDF file]: […] summary is from the introduction. ‘This study is an attempt at a preliminary transnational investigation of the Paneuropean Right and particularly of the covert forum, the Cercle Pinay and its complex of groups. Amongst Cercle intelligence contacts are former operatives from the American CIA, DIA and INR, Britain’s MI5, MI6 and IRD, France’s SDECE, […]

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[…] Defence Secretary’s bagman, or the possibility that the exposure of the Werrity connection has been done by those within Whitehall opposed to the coming attack on Iran. Pinay and Crozier At the ISGP site1 9 are a number of documents pertaining to, and membership lists of, the clandestine organisation called Le Cercle – a […]

The View from the Bridge

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[PDF file]: […] Defence Secretary’s bagman, or the possibility that the exposure of the Werrity connection has been done by those within Whitehall opposed to the coming attack on Iran. Pinay and Crozier At the ISGP site23 are a number of documents pertaining to, and membership lists of, the clandestine organisation called Le Cercle – a sort […]

The Atlantic Semantic

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[PDF file]: […] last, researcher goes public with Cold War list naming lord as KGB spy,’ Daily Gazzette, 29 June 2009, available at 24 David Teacher, Rogue Agents: The Cercle Pinay Complex 1951-1991, self-published, 2008. An updated version of this is available at . 25 Robin Ramsay and Stephen Dorril, see note 13. 26 Stephen Dorril and […]

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[…] about the five ‘internationals’ on the Trotskyist left. Taken together the obits conveyed a reasonable sense of Crozier’s activities, though neither mentioned his international work with the Pinay Circle (Cercle Pinay) in the 1970s and 80s.9 But the Telegraph fudged Crozier’s links with the CIA, even though in his memoir Free Agent, Crozier is […]

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[PDF file]: […] about the five ‘internationals’ on the Trotskyist left. Taken together the obits conveyed a reasonable sense of Crozier’s activities, though neither mentioned his international work with the Pinay Circle (Cercle Pinay) in the 1970s and 80s.9 But the Telegraph fudged Crozier’s links with the CIA, even though in his memoir Free Agent, Crozier is […]

In The Thick of It: The Private Diaries of a Minister by Alan Duncan

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[PDF file]: […] criticisms one might have of this book, the authors certainly succeeded in turning stereotyping into an art form! This is not the place to discuss Le Cercle Pinay and its history but merely to note that among other current Conservative MPs associated with the organisation are Kwasi Kwartang, Greg Hands and Nadhim Zahawi. The […]

Disrupt and Deny: Spies, Special Forces, and the Secret Pursuit of British Foreign Policy by Rory Cormac

Lobster Issue 76 (Winter 2018) FREE

[PDF file]: […] 1980s, as the line between state and private sector was blurred by Mrs Thatcher’s infatuation with the men in expensive suits, the author discusses Le Circle (the Pinay Circle as was), Brian Crozier’s Shield Committee and Keenie-Meenie Services and comments: ‘As intelligence mixed with international trade and economics, the 1980s became a conspiracy theorist’s […]

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[PDF file]: […] Knudsen had access to the Trilateral archives. With Bilderberg meetings reported by the Daily Mail, the Trilateral archives opened to a researcher, and even le Cercle (the Pinay Circle as was) the subject of academic inquiry, are there still secret gatherings of the global elite?’41 More on Bellingcat and White Helmets In this column […]

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