CIA

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 4th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam “We did a whole lot of things that were right, but we tortured some folks; we did some things that were contrary to our values. When we engaged in some of these enhanced interrogation techniques, techniques that I believe and I think any fair-minded person would believe were tor...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 15th, 2012
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Alan W. Dowd The unfolding scandal surrounding former CIA Director David Petraeus has many layers, far more than we can see today. But even at this early hour, some things are clear. For ease of discussion, let’s put these things—“known knowns” as Don Rumsfeld would call them—under four broad heading...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 14th, 2012
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The military scandal gripping America took an extraordinary twist last night when a second general was linked to one of the two women who precipitated the fall of CIA director General David Petraeus. Petraeus, 60, hailed by some as the finest officer of his generation, was forced to step down after t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 25th, 2012
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By: VOR By Dmitry Babich The New York Times daily came out with interesting revelations about the details of the attack against the US mission in Benghazi, Libya. The American officials whom the newspaper quotes on its pages confirm that the two American compounds in Benghazi, including the one where...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 10th, 2012
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On the eve of Barack Obama’s acceptance of the Democratic Party nomination for reelection as president, a new report detailing the waterboarding and other forms of CIA torture meted out to Libyan detainees served to demolish the Democrats’ image, endlessly promoted at their convention in Charlotte, a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 20th, 2012
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Nil NIKANDROV A decade ago, the World Trade Center was destroyed in “a terrorist attack” on September 11 in New York. Contrary to all efforts made by the Empire’s propaganda and (dis)information machine, the belief in the complicity of hawks from G. Bush’s Administration in the whole stor...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 27th, 2012
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The need to retool Liberia’s relationship with US Robtel Neajai Pailey The shocking news that the former Liberian strongman was indeed a CIA informant in the early years of his rise to notoriety calls into question America’s complicity in Taylor’s destruction of Liberia. Two very significant and inte...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 10th, 2012
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In a series of his public speeches Hugo Chaves called an “epidemic” of cancer among Latin American presidents a strange and alarming phenomenon. This hard to cure desease was identified in case of Chavez himself, Paraguayan president Fernando Lugo, Dilma Rouseff and Lula da Silva (Brazil), Crisitina ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 21st, 2011
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Based on its recent string of failures, most notably those that have occurred under America’s top general-turned-spymaster David Petraeus, the CIA has become a third-tier intelligence agency that is trying to prop around the world up a failing, financially bankrupt, and over-extended super-power the ...
By benim
In Libya
Sep 5th, 2011
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A doctor at a Tripoli hospital has told Sky News she believes as many as 30,000 men are missing after Libya’s six-month revolution. Dr Aman Said Hamad said she feared they might never be traced – believing many were now dead. Relatives of Libya’s “disappeared” have begun...