Tag Archives: Jimmy Carter

On This Day — “Horrifying and Unnecessary” (New York Time Editorial – March 2 2008)

“Some may argue that we would be more effective if we sanctioned torture or other expedient methods to obtain information from the enemy. They would be wrong. Beyond the basic fact that such actions are illegal, history shows that they … Continue reading

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On This day — Anniversary of the Islamic Revolution (February 11 1979)

“You will see we are not in any particular animosity with the Americans. [The Islamic Republic of Iran] will be a humanitarian one, which will benefit the cause of peace and tranquillity for all mankind. (…) It is advisable that … Continue reading

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On This day — Ayatollah Khomeini Returns to Iran (February 1 1979) [2019]

“You will see we are not in any particular animosity with the Americans. [The Islamic Republic of Iran] will be a humanitarian one, which will benefit the cause of peace and tranquillity for all mankind. (…) It is advisable that … Continue reading

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On This Day — President Carter Signs Executive Order 12036 (January 24 1978)

“The most efficient accident, in simple assassination, is a fall of 75 feet or more onto a hard surface.” CIA assassination manual (1953) “No person employed by or acting on behalf of the United States Government shall engage in, or … Continue reading

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This Day In History — “Horrifying and Unnecessary” (New York Time Editorial – March 2 2008)

“Some may argue that we would be more effective if we sanctioned torture or other expedient methods to obtain information from the enemy. They would be wrong. Beyond the basic fact that such actions are illegal, history shows that they … Continue reading

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On This day — Ayatollah Khomeini Returns to Iran (February 1 1979)

“You will see we are not in any particular animosity with the Americans. [The Islamic Republic of Iran] will be a humanitarian one, which will benefit the cause of peace and tranquillity for all mankind. (…) It is advisable that … Continue reading

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This Day in History: March 2

“Some may argue that we would be more effective if we sanctioned torture or other expedient methods to obtain information from the enemy. They would be wrong. Beyond the basic fact that such actions are illegal, history shows that they … Continue reading

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