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Two Years Ago — Former CIA Director John McLaughlin Tells a Whopper: “We don’t blow up civilian airliners…”

“We don’t blow up civilian airliners up in the air…” Former CIA Director John McLaughlin “The number, 655, is a flight number: Iran Air 655. If you’ve never heard of it, you’re far from alone. But you should know the … Continue reading

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Remembering Cubana de Aviacion Flight 455 (October 6 1976)

 “The CIA created and unleashed a Frankenstein.” Peter Kornbluh — Head of the National Security Archive’s Cuba project “Luis Posada Carriles  died without having paid for this crime nor the many other terrorist acts that are a feature of his … Continue reading

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Suspicious Aviation Tragedies — October 6 1976 : Cubana de Aviacion Flight 455 [UPDATE : Luis Posada Carriles is Dead (February 15, 1928 – May 23, 2018)]

“Luis Posada Carriles  died without having paid for this crime nor the many other terrorist acts that are a feature of his criminal record.” Cuban government website Cubadebate — May 23 2018 “A15 — CIA code name for Posada — … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Former CIA Director John McLaughlin Tells a Whopper: “We don’t blow up civilian airliners…”

“We don’t blow up civilian airliners up in the air…” Former CIA Director John McLaughlin “The number, 655, is a flight number: Iran Air 655. If you’ve never heard of it, you’re far from alone. But you should know the … Continue reading

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Suspicious Aviation Tragedies — October 6 1976 : Cubana de Aviacion Flight 455

“Our confidential source ascertained (…) that the bombing of the Cubana Airlines DC-8 was planned, in part, in Caracas, Venezuela, at two meetings attended by Morales Navarrete, Luis Posada Carriles and Frank Castro.” “A confidential source all but admitted that Posada … Continue reading

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Former CIA Director John McLaughlin Tells a Whopper: “We don’t blow up civilian airliners…”

“The shoot-down of Iran Air flight 655 was an accident, but that is not how it was seen in Tehran. The Iranian government assumed that the attack had been purposeful. … Tehran convinced itself that Washington was trying to signal … Continue reading

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