Monday Morning Skeptic: NY Times Buries CIA Facts Re Latin American Deaths

Reading Time: 7 minutes Times Latin American correspondent Simon Romero portrays recent exhumations of political figures in Latin America as a kind of relic of early Christian practices, ignoring that most are being done to see if leftist leaders were murdered under a program called Operation Condor—orchestrated by the CIA.

CIA, Director, George H.W. Bush

GHW Bush & JFK Hit

Reading Time: 12 minutes What possible connection could there have been between George H.W. Bush and the assassination of John F. Kennedy? Or between the C.I.A. and the assassination? Or between Bush and the C.I.A.? For some people, apparently, making such connections was as dangerous as letting one live wire touch another.

Here, in anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination in November, is the first part of a ten-part series of excerpts from WhoWhatWhy editor Russ Baker’s bestseller, Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty, America’s Invisible Government and the Hidden History of the Last Fifty Years. The story is a real-life thriller.

How to survive a coup: Lessons from David Petraeus

Reading Time: 4 minutes For a long time, David Petraeus was on top. Suddenly, he was out. Now, he’s on his way back. What gives? Not to be too tiresome with this familiar theme, but there’s likely more here than meets the eye. Usually is, when the stakes are high. We, the public, are of course the last to know.

Watergate Revelations: The Coup Against Nixon, Part 2 of 3

Reading Time: 57 minutes The other day, we began responding to new interest in the real story behind Watergate by publishing the first of three chapters in WhoWhatWhy Editor Russ Baker’s book, Family of Secrets, that relate directly to Nixon and Watergate, and explain the back story, including the real role of Bob Woodward, George H.W. Bush and the CIA in Nixon’s undoing. Today, the second of those three chapters.

The Jeb Scenario: Can You Say “President Bush” again?

Reading Time: 8 minutes Could we see a third Bush in the White House? You betcha—and soon. This is not just of casual interest—there’s a lot more than meets the eye. And it explains a lot about the death of democracy.

The JFK Factor: Bill O’Reilly on the Assassination, Then and Now

Reading Time: 4 minutes Everyone’s talking about Bill O’Reilly’s upcoming book about the JFK assassination. Will it tell all? Don’t bet on it. O’Reilly took that approach, years ago. But his career ambitions dictated another trajectory.

The NY Times’ Ostrich Act on JFK Assassination Getting Old

Reading Time: 4 minutes The New York Times is back with its latest installment in the cover-up of the Kennedy Assassination.

US Government Experiments on Americans—LSD and MKULTRA

Reading Time: 13 minutes When the promising young American artist Stanley Glickman reluctantly accepted a drink from some pushy Americans who chatted him up in a café in Paris, he had no idea his beverage would send him into permanent Alice in Wonderland. A little-known story about MKULTRA, US government LSD experiments on American citizens, and one such citizen.

BOOK REVIEW: America's Nazi Secret: An Insider's History

Reading Time: 4 minutes Book By John Loftus America’s Nazi Secret is not what you’d call extremely reader-friendly material. Sometimes it feels like a chore to read it. But wow—does it ever provide powerful insight into the “deep politics” of US policy. Born of the Boston Irish, John Loftus never imagined that he would end up tracking down Byelorussian Read More