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One Year Ago — US Historian : “CIA Concluded GRU Behind John Paul II Assassination Attempt”

“President Reagan and his CIA chief, William Casey, had suspected from the outset that the Soviets had a hand in the shooting of John Paul II on May 13, 1981, in St. Peter’s Square in Rome.” Dr. Paul Kengor — … Continue reading

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US Historian: “CIA concluded GRU behind John Paul II assassination attempt”

“President Reagan and his CIA chief, William Casey, had suspected from the outset that the Soviets had a hand in the shooting of John Paul II on May 13, 1981, in St. Peter’s Square in Rome.” Dr. Paul Kengor — … Continue reading

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Introduction to Italian Intelligence Agencies — PART II : The last scandal under the 1977 Legal Framework

“Could societies do without spies altogether? He [Italian President Francesco Cossiga] wished to know. What did I think? How was a supposed democracy to control its spies?  How should Italy control them? – as if Italy was a separate case, … Continue reading

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Introduction to Italian Intelligence Agencies — PART I : The Scandals

“Here in Italy, the possible complicity of the government of Silvio Berlusconi, the prime minister at the time, is one of the most difficult issues in the case. Among the Italians indicted Friday were Nicolo Pollari, who until earlier this … Continue reading

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