The CIA’s View Of Venezuela: What We Learn From The Archives

By T.J. Coles, -

In 2017, then-U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director Mike Pompeo said: “we are very hopeful that there can be a [political] transition in Venezuela and we the CIA is doing its best to [...]

US Air Freight Company That Smuggled Weapons Into Venezuela Linked To CIA “Black Site” Renditions

By Whitney Webb, -

GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA – Two executives at the company that chartered the U.S. plane that was caught smuggling weapons into Venezuela last week have been tied to an air cargo company that [...]

A Brief History Of U.S.-Led Regime Change In Latin America

By Liam Knox, -

Last month, the U.S. recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the “interim president” of Venezuela. Since then, Canada, the European Union, and a slew of other countries have [...]

Wrongfully Convicted Whistleblower Asks: What Has This All Really Been About?

By Jeffrey Sterling, Roots Action Education Fund -

It has been a year since I walked out of a federal prison after two and a half years of incarceration. Though “free” of the prison, I remain a prisoner of the criminal justice system for a time [...]

How To Create A U.S.-Backed Government Coup For Fun & Profit!

By Lee Camp, -

Well, let me revise that: Very few care. English teachers may care because they may find it fascinating the phrase “violent coup” is one of the only English phrases often introduced with the [...]

The CIA’s Masterful Use Of Fake News

By Joel Whitney, -

In early 1954, writing in the magazine Encounter, F.R. Allemann slammed the ex-prime minister of Iran, Mohammad Mosaddegh, for alleged abuses. In a “Letter from Teheran” titled “Persia: Land of [...]

Was Timber Sycamore The Program That Created ISIS?

By Brandon Turbeville, -

Despite the repeated demonstrations of the fact that the United States and other Western nations have armed, supported, and funded terrorists in Syria from the beginning of the crisis in 2011 as [...]

As Trump Orders US Out Of Afghanistan, Notorious CIA-Backed Units Will Remain

By Marjorie Cohn, -

Politicians and pundits alike have roundly criticized Donald Trump for stating he will pull our troops out of Syria and cut US forces in Afghanistan by half. James Mattis immediately resigned as [...]

Assange Case: U.S. Espionage Act Is Illegal, Says John Kiriakou

By Edu Montesanti and John Kiriakou, -

Later, Dwyer wrote the charges would “need to remain sealed until Assange is arrested.” It is much likely that the Australian journalist, who in March 2017 released an archive of documents [...]

Meeting For Peace – We Too… (SB)

By Staff, -

In 2000, Asian expert and CIA advisor Chalmers Johnson warned in his much-publicized non-fiction book "Blowback" about the dangers threatening the US because of its global "base empire" - in [...]

America’s Permanent-War Complex

By Gareth Porter, -

What President Dwight D. Eisenhower dubbed the “military-industrial complex” has been constantly evolving over the decades, adjusting to shifts in the economic and political system as well as [...]

Nicaragua And The U.S. Neo-fascist Offensive

By Fabian Escalante Font, Global Research. -

In April of the current year, media headlines pointed to a ‘revolution’ breaking out in Nicaragua against the Sandinista Front government headed by Commander Daniel Ortega. Until then, and for 11 [...]

Secret CIA Document Shows Plan To Test Drugs On Prisoners

By Dror Ladin,  -

Thanks to an ACLU victory in federal court, we know much more about how CIA doctors violated the medical oath to “do no harm.” One of the most important lessons of the CIA’s torture program is [...]

CIA Whistleblower: Brennan And Clapper Should Not Escape Prosecution

By John Kiriakou, -

Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley, the longtime chairman of the Judiciary Committee, made a dramatic announcement Nov. 1 that should lead to jail time for both former CIA Director John Brennan and [...]

Amazon IS The Government, No Press For Nobel Winner & Post-Hurricane Updates

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

Amazon gets cozy with the CIA, DHS and ICE – here's what the Silicon Valley beast has to gain and to offer in this growing Orwellian nightmare we call the US of A. Next up, the Nobel Peace Prize [...]