Posts Tagged ‘Oliver North’

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The Dirty Secrets of George H.W. Bush

The Vice President’s illegal operations

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Numerous crimes from the CIA exposed.

John Stockwell speaks about the Presidency of George H. W. Bush

“Honduran DC-6 which is being used for runs out of New Orleans is probably being used for drug runs into U.S.”
-Oliver North’s Handwritten Notes

Conspiracy.

Period.

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The Kerry Committee Report. The Kerry Committee Report.

In 1996 San Jose Mercury News reporter Gary Webb published an explosive three-part series, “The Dark Alliance”, on the connection between the genesis of the crack cocaine epidemic in California and across the U.S., to the contras, the CIA-run and Reagan-backed guerrilla army operating out of Nicaragua. The firestorm surrounding Webb’s controversial series prompted outrage among African American communities hard hit by the epidemic, attempts by the media to discredit Webb, three federal investigations, and inspired the recent Hollywood “newsroom thrillerKill the Messenger.

In 1998 the National Security Archive – in its second ever Electronic Briefing Book – posted a collection of declassified documents obtained through the FOIA concerning the meat of Webb’s reporting: that there was official U.S. knowledge of, and collusion with, known drug traffickers connected to the contras. The documents include handwritten notes by National Security Council…

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Gary Webb may finally be vindicated this year with a biopic that tells the story of “Dark Alliance,” Webb’s reporting on the CIA/Contra drug running.  This obviously goes straight to the top of my must-see list.

CIA-Contra Cocaine Scandal: The Tragic Saga of Gary Webb

H. “Corky” Johnson reports:

There’s now practically a cargo plane full of records replete with connections between the CIA and drug trafficking. Was the CIA complicit in the Contra drug trade? Check. Did the CIA and the U.S. pay the same Contra contractors who were also shipping drugs to the U.S.? Check. Did CIA Director William Casey obtain a special dispensation from the Attorney General to allow his Contra-support team to “look the other way” regarding the drug dealing? Check. Did the CIA deliberately deny to other agencies knowledge of Contra-connected dealers? Check.”

Jeremy Renner will play Webb in the film adaptation of Kill the Messenger, by Nick Schou.

“By operating in the subterranean world of arms and drug smuggling, the CIA took us down the rabbit hole where narco-mad hatters weren’t about to give us any straight dope, where the spooks had no clue and didn’t care where this unfettered trafficking would lead and where they were powerless to predict how many lives would be ruined in the country they were sworn to protect.”

Gary Webb took his own life after being hounded out of the journalism profession and his character assassinated by corporate media for daring to go after the Central Intelligence Agency.

“There’s no question in my mind that people affiliated with or on the payroll of the CIA were involved in drug trafficking while in support of the Contras.” -Sen. (now Sec. of State) John Kerry, PBS

 

Additional–

I highly suggest you read the above linked article first.  EW has a little more on the production:

“Michael Cuesta (Homeland) will direct, and Peter Landesman (Trade) is writing a script that draws from two books, Kill The Messenger: How the CIA’s Crack-Cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb by Nick Schou and Webb’s own book, Dark Alliance: The CIA, the Contras, and the Crack Cocaine Explosion.”

Get the books:

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DARK ALLIANCE: The CIA, the Contras, and the Crack Cocaine Explosion [Paperback]

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KILL THE MESSENGER: How the CIA’s Crack-Cocaine Controversy Destroyed Journalist Gary Webb [Bargain Price] [Paperback]

 

 

Iran-Contra

Illegal psyops, disinformation, lying, CIA and National Security Council (NSC) deceptions against the American people were deleted from history by the corrupt Congress in the 1980s. The lost chapter has been posted. See article:

CIA Media Disinformation and US Proxy Wars: Fallouts of Iran-Contra’s “Lost Chapter”
By Robert Parry

The Lost Chapter
 

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This is outstanding real history that will never be taught in schools. Iran Contra Scandal investigated. The drug connection exposed. The lies demolished. The Iran Hostage fiasco: George HW Bush’s deal to keep the Iranian held US hostages imprisoned until Reagan was installed in power. The film names names and gets the sources. Crucial US history:

COVER UP: Behind the Iran-Contra Affair