Tag: Cold War

QJoan, how do you think the world would look today had Ted Hall not given vital information to the Soviets, in order to avoid a monopoly of nuclear power, seeking a balance in the world? “I heard a four-year-old boy in a train station the other day say: ‘We’re...
Controversial New Documentary Reveals How A Teenage Army Physicist Named Ted Hall Saved The Russian People From A Treacherous U.S. Sneak Attack In 1950-51—And May Well Have Prevented A Global Nuclear Holocaust The provocative documentary “A Compassionate Spy” tells the amazing but almost unknown story of a “near-genius” 16 year-old...
Let’s Hope History Does Not Repeat This month marks the 75th anniversary of the start of the Hollywood Blacklist. On October 27, 1947, screenwriter John Howard Lawson, the first member of what came to be known as the “Hollywood Ten,” testified before the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC). The...
With tensions between the U.S. and Russia at historic levels and threat of a hot war breaking out in Ukraine, we would do well to remember FDR’s visionary leadership and pursuit of diplomacy Reuters reported last week that the Ukrainian military was carrying out war games with newly delivered...
Over the last decade, the U.S. has been quietly expanding its covert intelligence empire in Africa as part of a growing geopolitical rivalry with China. A new book published by Susan Williams, entitled White Malice: The CIA and the Covert Recolonization of Africa, reminds us that the likely consequences will...
Clinton was allegedly recruited by the Agency in the 1960s and helped cover up for drug-and gun-running operations to the Nicaraguan Contras out of Mena, Arkansas, in the 1980s when he was Governor of Arkansas. The CIA in turn appears to have helped Clinton in his rise to power. The...
New evidence links Zbigniew Brzezinski, the CIA and European fascists who formed the Safari Club to the crime. Dubs had sought to prevent Soviet and U.S. intervention in Afghanistan, which made him a target of neoconservatives.   Elizabeth Gould: “Carter was supposed to advance détente and SALT , not start a...
Will reopening what now appears to be the deliberately covered-up murder of Secretary James Forrestal implicate the CIA? “He was brought before his timeTo Arlington to reside.Now, at last, the truth is known:It wasn’t from suicide.”David Martin, “Forrestal’s Resting Place in History.” On May 22, 1949, just before 2:00 a.m., America’s...
In the 1980s, Samuel K. Doe was the CIA’s boy. He was one of Africa’s worst rulers, who provided bases used for subversion campaigns across Africa and upheld the interests of Firestone Rubber. When Doe lost his utility, the CIA supported Charles Taylor who helped trigger Liberia’s ruinous civil war in the 1990s.
Unknown for decades, declassified documents show that FDR’s mail was deliberately diverted and falsified to prevent a historic meeting with Mao Zedong that might have shortened the war, changed history, and reshaped the modern world. Historians cite the 1972 meeting between Mao Zedong and Richard Nixon as the original spark...