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Two Years Ago — Blast From The Past : Reagan and the 1986 “Libyan Terrorism” Disinformation Op

“Your White House, specifically your national security adviser, constructed an operation whereby the free press in this country was going to be used to convey a false story to the world, namely that Qaddafi was planning new terrorist operations.” New … Continue reading

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On This Day — Gadhafi Target of U.S. Disinformation [October 2 1986 — Bob Woodward]

“Your White House, specifically your national security adviser, constructed an operation whereby the free press in this country was going to be used to convey a false story to the world, namely that Qaddafi was planning new terrorist operations.” New … Continue reading

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On This Day — Korean Airliner Flight 007 Shot Down (September 1 1983)

“Governments lie. They do it all the time. And, much as we’d like to believe otherwise, the US government is no exception. There were times when we may have believed otherwise. But after Vietnam and Watergate, we know better.” US … Continue reading

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This Day in History — “Gadhafi Target of Secret U.S. Deception Plan” [October 2 1986 — Bob Woodward]

There is a wonderful book that you might read… And the title of it is from a quote from Winston Churchill: “In time of war, the truth is so precious, it must be attended by a bodyguard of lies.” Secretary … Continue reading

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Suspicious Aviation Tragedies: Korean Airliner Flight 007

“Governments lie. They do it all the time. And, much as we’d like to believe otherwise, the US government is no exception. There were times when we may have believed otherwise. But after Vietnam and Watergate, we know better.” US … Continue reading

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The “FAREWELL DOSSIER”: Geopolitical consequences on the end of the Cold War

“So the accomplishments of FAREWELL, in summary, are enormous. It was a major — major — accelerator to the end of the Cold War. (…) It was a critical and heroic accomplishment by President Mitterrand and his government, whatever the … Continue reading

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Blast From The Past — Reagan and the 1986 “Libyan Terrorism” Disinformation Op

“There is a wonderful book that you might read… And the title of it is from a quote from Winston Churchill: ‘In time of war, the truth is so precious, it must be attended by a bodyguard of lies.’ ” … Continue reading

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Korean Airliner Flight 007 & State Disinformation

“Governments lie. They do it all the time. And, much as we’d like to believe otherwise, the US government is no exception. There were times when we may have believed otherwise. But after Vietnam and Watergate, we know better.” US … Continue reading

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The “FAREWELL DOSSIER”

“There have been only two kinds of CIA secret operations: the ones that are widely known to have failed—usually because of almost unbelievably crude errors—and the ones that are not yet widely known to have failed.” Edward Luttwak Not everyone … Continue reading

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