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Just a place to list some "conspiracy theories" later openly acknowledged and confirmed to be historical FACT.
Just going to list a few in this post later post may have more info on various.


Operation Ajax: where the CIA orchestrated the killing of the democratically elected Iranin president Mosaddegh.

Operation Galdio: where the Cia and NATO did terrorist attacks in europe and blamed it on comunist and leftist.

MKUltra: where the gov't used LSD and other drug and techniques against citizens wills to brainwash and mind control people.

During Prohibition : some FBI agents regularly poisoned some illegal liquor with methane, formaldehyde, ammonia, arsenic, kerosene and more to make it appear that booze was in fact deadly. Many did indeed die.

Gulf war I: CIA Had a young woman Nayirah al-Sabah lie to the UN and congress about incubator babies killed by evil Iraqi soldiers.

Operation Mockingbird: CIA Funded propaganda in private media in the US and abroad. with CIA plants and friendly's in place at the major news outlets to turn public opinion in the direction it wanted/wants.

COINTELPRO: Counter Intelligence Programs, specifically those targeted at activists of almost any organization from 1956 to 1971 like MLK and Malcom X NAACP, hippes, etc. 85% of its money on attempts to subvert them. Hoover said to protect the powers that be.

Tuskegee experiments: where gov't doctors lied to men with syphilis that they were treating them but they were actually just documenting the progress of the disease.

the MAFIA: Hoover and the FBI said for decades that there was no such thing a organized crime.

Cigarette Corps and Asbestos Corps hide cancer: for decades both of those industries knew that their products caused cancer, they work in concert, and paid for false studies, did propaganda and fought regs and cajoled politicians while Americans died and they made $$$.

Iran-Contra: Secret Deals from Iran ,CIA providing drugs for money (L.A. Crack boom) to supply guns for contras under executive control.



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A recent article in Wired has once again brought attention to the issue of the CIA’s relationship to mainstream media in the United States.

The article, entitled “The CIA Pitches Scripts to Hollywood,” highlights the CIA’s Public Affairs Office’s “Entertainment Industry Liaison,” an office that works with writers, producers and showbiz execs to develop scripts and stories, provide tours of CIA Headquarters, and arrange interviews with agents about their background. As the Wired article points out, the office also provides ideas for stories about the Agency and its assets for those who are looking for the material for a spy thriller.

Although the thought of the CIA working hand-in-hand with Hollywood and the publishing industry to provide officially sanctioned agency yarns is unsettling to many, the entertainment liaison position has been around for years and the topic of how the CIA has worked to furnish the creators of Hollywood films like Charlie Wilson’s War with their (inaccurate) take on the agency’s history has been explored in depth.

What is even more disturbing than the agency’s whitewashing of its own history and methods in works of fiction, however, is the less closely examined relationship of the CIA to the news media. It is uncontested fact that the CIA has enjoyed a long and intimate relationship with some of the largest news organizations in the world, and has used this relationship to manipulate, censor, and even fabricate news stories in support of its own covert agenda.

The story of that relationship was told most famously and most comprehensively by Carl Bernstein in Rolling Stone magazine in 1977. In his landmark article, entitled “The CIA and the Media,” Bernstein outlined the history of the agency’s use of assets in the news media from the 1950s through the 1970s.

The ties between the intelligence community and the news organizations were formalized at the highest levels of management and ownership, and included, according to Bernstein, cooperation with media tycoons like Arthur Hays Sulzberger of the New York Times, Henry Luce of Time Inc. and William Paley of CBS. Towards the end of his career, Sig Mickelson, the head of CBS News in the 1950s and the man credited with launching the career of “the most trusted man in America”, Walter Cronkite, admitted that CBS News worked closely with the CIA.

The Bernstein article drew heavily on the findings of the Church Committee of 1975 and 1976—a Congressional investigation into the actions of the intelligence community—to identify the various types of associations between the CIA and the media, from legitimate, accredited reporters who worked with the agency or carried out tasks on its behalf, often on a volunatary basis, to stringers and freelancers directly on the agency payroll, to columnists and commentators like C.L. Sulzberger of the New York Times and the Alsop Brothers of the Saturday Evening Post and Newsweek, who could be counted on to insert agency friendly comments and editorials into leading news outlets, thus effectively setting the agenda for the national media.

The Church committee exposed some of the dirt of the CIA’s interference in domestic media, officially established as Operation Mockingbird by Frank Wisner, the director of the agency’s covert intelligence branch, the Office of Special Projects in 1948. However, when the committee began asking more specific, and more potentially damaging questions, the CIA, then under the leadership of George H.W. Bush, issued a blanket statement that it would stop directly employing journalists, and quietly directed the committee to change the focus of its inquiry.

Over the years, numerous specific examples of the agency’s manipulation of the news media have surfaced, including multiple instances where stories that had been outright fabricated by CIA assets had resulted in the justification for military intervention.

In the 1980s, for instance, a story about Russian MIGs being delivered to Nicaragua appeared on the front page of the New York Times. As CIA analyst turned whistleblower, David Macmichael, later revealed, this had been completely made up, but was reported as fact as a way of manipulating public opinion to support US intervention in the region.

In an infamous story from the 1970s revealed by CIA whistleblower John Stockwell, a story about rapes committed by Cuban soldiers in Angola which was widely reported around the world had in fact been completely made up by CIA assets in the press.

Similarly in Libya this year, shortly after Obama admitted the presence of covert operatives on the ground in Libya—identified as CIA agents by the New York Times—with the admitted goal of destabilizing the Gadhafi government, a story surfaced about Gadhafi’s troops that was immediately picked up and reported unquestioningly by nearly every news outlet in the world: that Gadhafi supplied his troops with Viagra to encourage them to rape their fellow Libyans.

It was later admitted that there was in fact no evidence whatsoever to back up these assertions, but that news was not heralded with anything near the same attention that the original accusations had garnered.

It is universally understood that such operations still take place, but without whistleblowers and insiders exposing the truth it is impossible to tell exactly what stories in our own day and age have been completely fabricated by intelligence agencies with a vested interest in manipulating public opinion.

We can see the tentacles of the CIA when it steps in to attempt to stop the publication of certain stories, however, as when the agency threatened independent documentary filmmakers John Duffy and Ray Nowosielski from publishing the names of two recently identified CIA agents, Alfreda Frances Bikowsky and Michael Anne Casey. The two were threatened with legal action should they publish the names of Bikowsky and Casey under a law preventing the naming of CIA analysts that has never in history been applied to journalists who discovered such information in the public record, as Duffy and Nowosielski did.

Earlier this week, Washington Post national security correspondent Joby Warrick confirmed on the Peter B. Collins podcast that the Post knew about the identity of Bikowski for years, but had held off on publishing the story at the behest of the CIA.

It is no longer disputed that the CIA has maintained an extensive and ongoing relationship with news organizations and journalists, and multiple, specific acts of media manipulation have now been documented. But as long as the public continues to ignore the influence of intelligence agencies in shaping or even fabricating news stories, the agency will continue to be able to set the policy that drives the American war machine at will.
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....So, as TIME reported in the Jan. 10, 1927, issue, a solution emerged from the anti-drinking forces in the government: that year, a new formula for denaturing industrial-grade alcohol was introduced, doubling how poisonous the product became. The new formula included “4 parts methanol (wood alcohol), 2.25 parts pyridine bases, 0.5 parts benzene to 100 parts ethyl alcohol” and, as TIME noted, “Three ordinary drinks of this may cause blindness.” (In case you didn’t guess, “blind drink” isn’t just a figure of speech.)

Not everyone thought it was a good idea to make alcohol deadly, when making it illegal hadn’t stopped drinkers, and New Jersey Senator Edward I. Edwards called it “legalized murder.” However, the Anti-Saloon League persisted, arguing that legal alcohol had killed many more in its day than denatured alcohol would kill during the transition to a teetotaling world. “The Government is under no obligation to furnish the people with alcohol that is drinkable when the Constitution prohibits it,” said advocate Wayne B. Wheeler. “The person who drinks this industrial alcohol is a deliberate suicide… To root out a bad habit costs many lives and long years of effort…”

The government made no attempt to pretend that increasing the denaturing formula wouldn’t lead to deaths. Later that year, Seymour M. Lowman, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury in charge of Prohibition, even told citizens that the fringes of society that drink were “dying off fast from poison ‘hooch'” and that if the result was a sober America, “a good job will have been done.”

And, when large-scale fatalities occurred as a result of the policy, the agents of Prohibition shrugged it off. As TIME reported after one 1928 incident in which 33 people in Manhattan died in three days, mostly from drinking wood alcohol:

Everyone expected the intervention and assistance of Federal forces, lately so loudly active in Manhattan. But no one expected what actually happened. The Federals announced that the government could do absolutely nothing. The statement of the Federal Grand Jury read as follows: ‘Inasmuch as wood alcohol is not a beverage, but a recognized poison (analogous to prussic acid or iodine) and its use and sale are not regulated by any of the Federal laws, we respectfully report that in those particular instances the subject matter is for the consideration of the State authorities rather than the Federal authorities. The State laws regulate the sale of poisons and provide for punishment for their improper use and sale.’...
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keep up the good work. it gives me a listening menue for bedtime.
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keep up the good work. it gives me a listening menue for bedtime.
You ought to hear his views on the EU

That is why I can't take anything he types or his views seriously.

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Under the European Union the common man has no say in any of the laws that govern him. None over his access to food, to drugs, education, no say in the wars, travel, home, water, no control over religious freedom, freedom to defend themselves or family, no rights in courts save those the EU grants. Told where they're allowed to live and the kind of home they're allowed to live in, etc.. etc..
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You ought to hear his views on the EU

That is why I can't take anything he types or his views seriously.


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Well at lest you gave the link. The full conversation puts my comments in some context.
But yeah. the EU does have FINAL ultimate say in all those areas.
Whether or not ...or how... they exercise that authority in various areas is a different story.

I'm sorry you don't get what i'm saying about the structure of your Gov't system.
Here in the U.S. we talk about the structure of our system fairly often. Local, and States right verses Federal Authority and jurisdiction. Our Constituion says the Federal gov't has LIMITED authority however over the years courts, federal congresses and presidents have assumed that there's little to no limits on federal authority and if the federal govt says it then the States MUST obey DESPITE state or local laws. (see for example federal bathroom "guidelines")
From what i can understand from reading portions of E.U. docs and legal commentary on it, the E.U. nations don't really have much claim of local rights IF the E.U. makes an edict. The E.U. is 'she who must be obeyed'.
I believe I asked you show me how it's otherwise and you just did some hand waving and tut tutting. Claiming it's not that "revolting" and it doesn't really effect the "common man" and the like.

But Hey seems to me we can disagree there, but as far as not taking ANYTHING i say seriously because of my view on the E.U. that seems a bit extreme.
Especially if i've posted documentation or other evidence to back up what i say.
'Take the meat and leave the bones' is not an idea you embrace i guess.

But OK, whatever,
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Well at lest you gave the link. The full conversation puts my comments in some context.
But yeah. the EU does have FINAL ultimate say in all those areas.
Whether or not ...or how... they exercise that authority in various areas is a different story.

I'm sorry you don't get what i'm saying about the structure of your Gov't system.
Here in the U.S. we talk about the structure of our system fairly often. Local, and States right verses Federal Authority and jurisdiction. Our Constituion says the Federal gov't has LIMITED authority however over the years courts, federal congresses and presidents have assumed that there's little to no limits on federal authority and if the federal govt says it then the States MUST obey DESPITE state or local laws. (see for example federal bathroom "guidelines")
From what i can understand from reading portions of E.U. docs and legal commentary on it, the E.U. nations don't really have much claim of local rights IF the E.U. makes an edict. The E.U. is 'she who must be obeyed'.
I believe I asked you show me how it's otherwise and you just did some hand waving and tut tutting. it's not that "revolting" it doesn't effect the "common man". and the like.

But Hey seem to me we can disagree there but as far as not taking ANYTHING i say seriously. Because of my view on the E.U. that seems a bit extreme.
Especially if i've posted documentation or other evidence to back up what i say.

But OK, whatever,
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Under the European Union the common man has no say in any of the laws that govern him. None over his access to food, to drugs, education, no say in the wars, travel, home, water, no control over religious freedom, freedom to defend themselves or family, no rights in courts save those the EU grants. Told where they're allowed to live and the kind of home they're allowed to live in, etc.. etc..
It is because of those ridiculous statements that I cannot take you seriously. You see, when someone types something so outlandish, it reduces his/her credibility in everything else. Not once have I not been able to access food, drugs, education, travel, water, not been able to pray, not had a say in wars, not had any rights in Courts and whatever else you fancy concocting.

But you can get back to your other conspiracy theories. I am sure you will get an audience, if only to see whatever outlandish idea you have found, given your most outlandish comments about our lack of freedom here.
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It is because of those ridiculous statements that I cannot take you seriously. You see, when someone types something so outlandish, it reduces his/her credibility in everything else. Not once have I not been able to access food, drugs, education, travel, water, not been able to pray, not had a say in wars, not had any rights in Courts and whatever else you fancy concocting.

But you can get back to your other conspiracy theories. I am sure you will get an audience, if only to see whatever outlandish idea you have found, given your most outlandish comments about our lack of freedom here.
your mistake is that i didn't say they ARE controlling everything .
I said that they HAVE the AUTHORITY to control everything.

Like Parent over a teen child with job.
If the child takes her money and buys the food and clothes she wants and the parent SAY NOTHING then no problem, the teen can say .
"I'm FREE". But when mom cracks down in any area the child has ZERO say, and can only complain and petition.
the only other option is to, do it behind her back or LEAVE the HOUSE.

maybe i didn't explain it well before.
what i said is not outlandish AT ALL when understood in the way that i meant it.

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"In a series of important rulings the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has developed the doctrine of supremacy of European Union (EU) over national law.

According to the European Community law, where there is conflict between European law and the law of Member States, European law highly prevails. ‘This has been evident since the case Van Gend en Loos in 1963 where the ECJ clearly stated that ‘the Community constitutes a new legal order in international law, for whose benefit the States have limited their sovereign rights, albeit within limited field’.
[1] New legal procedures are demanded by the new legal order to protect the new legal benefit it created. The doctrine of supremacy of Community law had no formal basis in the European Community Treaty, but was developed by the ECJ on the basis of its conception of the ‘new legal order’. [2] Even though the main emphasis of the judgement links to the terminology of direct applicability and direct effect, it is also significant because, by referring to the ‘new legal order’, the ECJ asserted that the Community was not just a ‘normal’ international law organisation. In detail, the Community had a more independent status as well as greater impact on the national legal systems of the Member States.’ [3]
Doctrine Of Supremacy Of European Union | Law Teacher

How Brexit Was Also A Struggle Between British Common Law and Laws Of EU* - Swarajya

UK court rulings show move away from European to common law
https://www.theguardian.com/law/2014...-to-common-law

If EU law is supreme, can Parliament be sovereign?
https://publiclawforeveryone.com/201...-be-sovereign/


UK 'obliged' to accept judgments of European courts, official document from ministers ahead of EU referendum reveals
UK 'obliged' to accept judgments of European courts, official document from ministers ahead of EU referendum reveals

Britain’s legal system can’t ‘trump’ Brussels — and Boris Johnson is wrong to pretend otherwise
Britain?s legal system can't ?trump? Brussels - and Boris Johnson is wrong to pretend otherwise - Legal Cheek

BBC legal Q&A: How UK adopts EU laws
Much of UK law derives from EU legislation, or is inspired by it.
Critics of EU institutions sometimes speak of "Brussels diktat", while supporters of integration argue that having common rules makes life easier for EU citizens.
Here Timothy Jones, a lawyer at the UK Treasury Solicitor's Department, explains how EU - or "Community" - legislation becomes part of UK law. His analysis is not the official position of the UK government.
BBC NEWS | Europe | Q&A: How UK adopts EU laws

but Basically YES its my understanding that the E.U. laws do in fact OVERRIDE and "create" U.K. Law and sovereignty and the U.K people have little to ZERO representation at Brussels or the E.U. courts on ANY of the edicts that fall from the hands of the Bureaucratic graces.
And the U.K. people and officials had no real power to ignore them.
That's not really sovereignty or representative democracy by any stretch.
the E.U. member countries are left to hope for the wise benevolence of their cloistered E.U. Bureaucracy Kings and Queens in all matters of national and international importance.
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Gosh - but they don't control everything. The Brexit campaign was based on lies and we and future generations will suffer.
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Gosh - but they don't control everything.
That's what i said.
They don't control everything they have AUTHORITY to control everything.
But at anytime they can control whatever they want.
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The Brexit campaign was based on lies and we and future generations will suffer.
I'm not surprised that some Brexit folks probably told some lies along the line.
And I said in one of my 1st post in the other thread that there's probably going be some real pain in leaving.
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The CIA Drug ConnectionIs as Old as the Agency
This article was first published on August 31, 2008.

1947 to 1951, FRANCE

According to Alfred W. McCoy in The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia, CIA arms, money, and disinformation enabled Corsican criminal syndicates in Marseille to wrestle control of labor unions from the Communist Party. The Corsicans gained political influence and control over the docks — ideal conditions for cementing a long-term partnership with mafia drug distributors, which turned Marseille into the postwar heroin capital of the Western world. Marseille’s first heroin laboratones were opened in 1951, only months after the Corsicans took over the waterfront.

EARLY 1950s, SOUTHEAST ASIA

The Nationalist Chinese army, organized by the CIA to wage war against Communist China, became the opium barons of The Golden Triangle (parts of Burma, Thailand and Laos), the world’s largest source of opium and heroin. Air America, the ClA’s principal airline proprietary, flew the drugs all over Southeast Asia. (See Christopher Robbins, Air America, Avon Books, 1985, chapter 9)

1950s to early 1970s, INDOCHINA During U.S. military involvement in Laos and other parts of Indochina, Air America flew opium and heroin throughout the area. Many Gl’s in Vietnam became addicts. A laboratory built at CIA headquarters in northern Laos was used to refine heroin. After a decade of American military intervention, Southeast Asia had become the source of 70 percent of the world’s illicit opium and the major supplier of raw materials for America’s booming heroin market.

1973-80, AUSTRALIA

The Nugan Hand Bank of Sydney was a CIA bank in all but name. Among its officers were a network of US generals, admirals and CIA men, including fommer CIA Director William Colby, who was also one of its lawyers. With branches in Saudi Arabia, Europe, Southeast Asia, South America and the U.S., Nugan Hand Bank financed drug trafficking, money laundering and international arms dealings. In 1980, amidst several mysterious deaths, the bank collapsed, $50 million in debt. (See Jonathan Kwitny, The Crimes of Patriots: A True Tale of Dope, Dirty Money and the CIA, W.W. Norton & Co., 1 987.)

1970s and 1980s, PANAMA

For more than a decade, Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega was a highly paid CIA asset and collaborator, despite knowledge by U.S. drug authorities as early as 1971 that the general was heavily involved in drug trafficking and money laundering. Noriega facilitated ”guns-for-drugs” flights for the contras, providing protection and pilots, as well as safe havens for drug cartel otficials, and discreet banking facilities. U.S. officials, including then-ClA Director William Webster and several DEA officers, sent Noriega letters of praise for efforts to thwart drug trafficking (albeit only against competitors of his Medellin Cartel patrons). The U.S. government only turned against Noriega, invading Panama in December 1989 and kidnapping the general once they discovered he was providing intelligence and services to the Cubans and Sandinistas. Ironically drug trafficking through Panama increased after the US invasion. (John Dinges, Our Man in Panama, Random House, 1991; National Security Archive Documentation Packet The Contras, Cocaine, and Covert Operations.)

1980s, CENTRAL AMERICA

The San Jose Mercury News series documents just one thread of the interwoven operations linking the CIA, the contras and the cocaine cartels. Obsessed with overthrowing the leftist Sandinista government in Nicaragua, Reagan administration officials tolerated drug trafficking as long as the traffickers gave support to the contras. In 1989, the Senate Subcommittee on Terrorism, Narcotics, and International Operations (the Kerry committee) concluded a three-year investigation by stating:

“There was substantial evidence of drug smuggling through the war zones on the part of individual Contras, Contra suppliers, Contra pilots mercenaries who worked with the Contras, and Contra supporters throughout the region…. U.S. officials involved in Central America failed to address the drug issue for fear of jeopardizing the war efforts against Nicaragua…. In each case, one or another agency of the U.S. govemment had intormation regarding the involvement either while it was occurring, or immediately thereafter…. Senior U S policy makers were nit immune to the idea that drug money was a perfect solution to the Contras’ funding problems.” (Drugs, Law Enforcement and Foreign Policy, a Report of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on Terrorism, Narcotics and Intemational Operations, 1989)

In Costa Rica, which served as the “Southern Front” for the contras (Honduras being the Northern Front), there were several different ClA-contra networks involved in drug trafficking. In addition to those servicing the Meneses-Blandon operation detailed by the Mercury News, and Noriega’s operation, there was CIA operative John Hull, whose farms along Costa Rica’s border with Nicaragua were the main staging area for the contras. Hull and other ClA-connected contra supporters and pilots teamed up with George Morales, a major Miami-based Colombian drug trafficker who later admitted to giving $3 million in cash and several planes to contra leaders. In 1989, after the Costa Rica government indicted Hull for drug trafficking, a DEA-hired plane clandestinely and illegally flew the CIA operative to Miami, via Haiti. The US repeatedly thwarted Costa Rican efforts to extradite Hull back to Costa Rica to stand trial. Another Costa Rican-based drug ring involved a group of Cuban Amencans whom the CIA had hired as military trainers for the contras. Many had long been involved with the CIA and drug trafficking They used contra planes and a Costa Rican-based shnmp company, which laundered money for the CIA, to move cocaine to the U.S. Costa Rica was not the only route. Guatemala, whose military intelligence service — closely associated with the CIA — harbored many drug traffickers, according to the DEA, was another way station along the cocaine highway.

Additionally, the Medellin Cartel’s Miami accountant, Ramon Milian Rodriguez, testified that he funneled nearly $10 million to Nicaraguan contras through long-time CIA operative Felix Rodriguez, who was based at Ilopango Air Force Base in El Salvador. The contras provided both protection and infrastructure (planes, pilots, airstrips, warehouses, front companies and banks) to these ClA-linked drug networks. At least four transport companies under investigation for drug trafficking received US govemment contracts to carry non-lethal supplies to the contras. Southern Air Transport, “formerly” ClA-owned, and later under Pentagon contract, was involved in the drug running as well. Cocaine-laden planes flew to Florida, Texas, Louisiana and other locations, including several militarv bases Designated as ‘Contra Craft,” these shipments were not to be inspected. When some authority wasn’t clued in and made an arrest, powerful strings were pulled on behalf of dropping the case, acquittal, reduced sentence, or deportation.

1980s to early 1990s, AFGHANISTAN

ClA-supported Moujahedeen rebels engaged heavily in drug trafficking while fighting against the Soviet-supported govemment and its plans to reform the very backward Afghan society. The Agency’s principal client was Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, one of the leading druglords and leading heroin refiner. CIA supplied trucks and mules, which had carried arms into Afghanistan, were used to transport opium to laboratories along the Afghan Pakistan border. The output provided up to one half of the heroin used annually in the United States and three-quarters of that used in Western Europe. US officials admitted in 1990 that they had failed to investigate or take action against the drug operabon because of a desire not to offend their Pakistani and Afghan allies. In 1993, an official of the DEA called Afghanistan the new Colombia of the drug world.

MlD-1980s to early 199Os, HAITI

While working to keep key Haitian military and political leaders in power, the CIA turned a blind eye to their clients’ drug trafficking. In 1986, the Agency added some more names to its payroll by creating a new Haitian organization, the National Intelligence Service (SIN). SIN was purportedly created to fight the cocaine trade, though SIN officers themselves engaged in the trafficking, a trade aided and abetted by some of the Haitian military and political leaders.

William Blum is author of Killing Hope: U.S Military and CIA Interventions Since World War ll available from Common Courage Press, P.O. Box 702, Monroe, Maine, 04951

The original source of this article is revolutionradio.org and Global Research
Copyright William Blum, revolutionradio.org and Global Research, 2015
http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-rea...ug-trade/10013
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