Tag: Operation Condor

LEGACY OF ASHES. The History of the CIA

LEGACY OF ASHES

“We went all over the world and we did what we wanted,” said Al Ulmer, the C.I.A.’s Far East division chief in the 1950s. “God, we had fun.” But even their successes turned out to be failures. In 1963, the

The CIA’s cute first tweet can’t cover its bloody tracks

The logo of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency is shown in the lobby of the CIA headquarters

In the latest CIA coup, America’s leading spooks have sent the Twittersphere into a frenzy with their chucklesome debut on social media: “We can neither confirm nor deny that this is our first tweet.” How droll! More than a quarter

Why Allende had to die

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Forty years have passed since the Chilean president Salvador Allende died in La Moneda Palace in Santiago, attempting to defend himself with an AK-47 he had been given by Fidel Castro. Here, in a piece from the New Statesman published

CIA Forced To Release Long Secret Official History of Bay of Pigs Invasion

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National Security Archive lawsuit yields never-before-seen volumes of Massive Study; Agency continues to withhold Volume 5 For more information contact: Peter Kornbluh – 202/994-7000 http://www.nsarchive.org Washington, D.C., August 1, 2011 – Pursuant to a FOIA lawsuit filed by the National