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On This Day — CIA Director William Casey Resigns (January 29 1987)

“We’ll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false.” William Casey — CIA Director (1981-1987) “It is now very clear that there were two separate agreements, one the official agreement with Carter in Algeria, … Continue reading

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On This Day — CBS Dan Rather and Vice President George Bush Clash Over Iran-contra Affair (January 25 1988)

”I want to talk about why I want to be President. It’s not fair to judge my whole career by a rehash on Iran. How would you like it if I judged your career by those seven minutes when you … Continue reading

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On This Day — Reagan Approves Covert Arms Sales to Iran (January 17, 1986)

“My purpose was… to send a signal that the United States was prepared to replace the animosity between [the U.S. and Iran] with a new relationship… At the same time we undertook this initiative, we made clear that Iran must … Continue reading

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On This Day — The Iran-Contra Scandal (November 3, 1986)

“My purpose was… to send a signal that the United States was prepared to replace the animosity between [the U.S. and Iran] with a new relationship… At the same time we undertook this initiative, we made clear that Iran must … Continue reading

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Remembering American Investigative Journalist Robert Parry (June 4 1949 – January 27 2018)

“The people who succeeded and did well were those who didn’t stand up, who didn’t write the big stories, who looked the other way when history was happening in front of them, and went along either consciously or just by … Continue reading

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On This Day — The Iran – Contra Scandal (November 3 1986)

“My purpose was… to send a signal that the United States was prepared to replace the animosity between [the U.S. and Iran] with a new relationship… At the same time we undertook this initiative, we made clear that Iran must … Continue reading

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This Day in History: February 26

 “History is a set of lies agreed upon.”                               Napoleon Bonaparte Here are some ‘Intelligence-related’ events that occurred on a February 26. Follow us on Twitter: @Intel_Today

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