Tag Archives: Covert Operations

Harry Targ :
Who makes U.S. foreign policy in the 21st century?

U.S. efforts in Venezuela and the Ukraine exemplify imperialism engineered through an embedded, extra-political ‘deep state.’ By Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | March 4, 2014 I have been teaching courses on United States foreign policy for about 40 … finish reading Harry Targ :
Who makes U.S. foreign policy in the 21st century?

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Harry Targ : ‘Plausible Deniability’ Since the Eisenhower Years

President Eisenhower (shown here as Supreme Allied Commander, Dec., 28, 1944) projected competing images of Imperial America. Photo from AP.On plausible deniability:U.S. foreign policy since the Eisenhower years By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / February 15, 2012 I … finish reading Harry Targ : ‘Plausible Deniability’ Since the Eisenhower Years

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Cheney’s Chief Assassin to Head Afghan Effort

Here’s a little more of that blessed change from the Obama administration. The more things change, the more they look the same. Richard Jehn / The Rag Blog General Stanley McChrystal and Tory Clark during Gulf War II.McChrystal was Cheney’s … finish reading Cheney’s Chief Assassin to Head Afghan Effort

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BushCo Is Desperate for Results, Even in Failure

The M.E.K. [the Mujahideen-e-Khalqhas, Iranian dissident group] has been on the State Department’s terrorist list for more than a decade, yet in recent years the group has received arms and intelligence, directly or indirectly, from the United States. Some of … finish reading BushCo Is Desperate for Results, Even in Failure

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Sy Hersh : Preparing the Battlefield

Drawing courtesy of The New Yorker The Bush Administration steps up its secret moves against Iran. by Seymour M. Hersh This blockbuster article by Seymour Hersh about U.S. covert operations in Iran appears in the July 7 and 14 issue … finish reading Sy Hersh : Preparing the Battlefield

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History : How the Republicans Perfected Their Propaganda System

Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North at Iran-Contra hearings, 1987.Iran-Contra’s ‘Lost Chapter’By Robert Parry / June 30, 2008 As historians ponder George W. Bush’s disastrous presidency, they may wonder how Republicans perfected a propaganda system that could fool tens of millions of … finish reading History : How the Republicans Perfected Their Propaganda System

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New Yorker Report : Covert Operations Against Iran

President Bush shown arriving at the Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives National Conference in Washington, June 26, 2008. U.S. congressional leaders agreed late last year to President George W. Bush’s funding request for a major escalation of covert operations … finish reading New Yorker Report : Covert Operations Against Iran

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