Tom Secker

Tom Secker is a British-based journalist, author, and podcaster. His specialities include the security services, Hollywood, propaganda, censorship and the history of terrorism. Tom’s writing and research has appeared in The Mirror, The Express, RT, Salon, Newsweek, The Atlantic, The Independent, Harpers, Insurge Intelligence, Shadowproof, TechDirt and elsewhere. Tom can be reached at
First the CIA tried to block the public from being exposed to its dirty deeds—but now the strategy has shifted to trying to normalize them. By depicting ugly, degrading, murderous and unspeakable acts as routine, they become accepted as “the way things are done.” Almost since the very inception of the...