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...
For decades, the Pentagon and CIA have rewritten scripts and censored Hollywood films—with dire consequences for humanity. In 2012, Argo won the Academy Award for Best Picture. The film starred Ben Affleck as a CIA agent named Tony Mendez who poses as a Hollywood producer scouting locations in Iran. He helps...