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ITALY : 1947 Origins of Gladio

“As early as 1947, the United States was constructing a clandestine network in Northern Italy to act in the event of a communist insurrection or electoral victory.” (Wolfgang Achtner, Sunday Independent, 11/11/90)

“Though the Stay Behind operation was officially started only in 1952, “the whole exercise had been in existence for a long time, in fact ever since it was born in the head of Allen Dulles,” said the ex-Nato source who has access to files in several West European nations. ¬†According to him, Dulles, the first chief of the CIA, worked out the original plan to build secret anti-communist guerilla forces across Europe when he was based in Switzerland at the end of the second world war. Dulles, Sir Stewart Menzies (SIS) and the Belgian Premier Paul Henri Spaak codified the plan in a secret pact sometime between 1949 and 1952 under the umbrella of the Clandestine Coordinating Committee at the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, (SHAPE), which became Nato. (more…)

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Faez Al Ajjaz

“At the time Ajjaz claimed to be a journalist working for the AFP. In reality he appears to have been a Syrian in close contact with the Saudi royal family and several Middle Eastern terrorist groups. Ajjaz has been accused of working with Count Carl Armfelt, a CIA agent and WACL member in close contact with Vanden Boeynants and de Bonvoisin, in high tech military supplies to Israel, Libanon, Lybia, Iraq, the PLO, IRA, ETA, and underground militant groups in Belgium and Sweden.

Other accusations against Armfelt include that he played a large role in setting up the CIA’s stay-behind network in Scandinavia and that in the Netherlands he was involved in planning the countercoup in Suriname against (more…)

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Operation Gladio
From Wikipedia

Operation Gladio is the codename for a clandestine North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) “stay-behind” operation in Italy during the Cold War. Its purpose was to prepare for, and implement, armed resistance in the event of a Warsaw Pact invasion and conquest. Stay-behind operations were prepared in many NATO member countries, and some neutral countries. Although Gladio specifically refers to the Italian branch of the NATO stay-behind organizations, “Operation Gladio” is used as an informal name for all of them. The name Gladio is the Italian form of gladius, a type of Roman short sword.

The role of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in Gladio and the extent of its activities during the Cold War era, and any relationship to terrorist attacks perpetrated in Italy during the “Years of Lead” (late 1960s to early 1980s) is the subject of debate. (more…)

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https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-50Xbuge9PAQ/U-iVd7-X1iI/AAAAAAAAD6Y/JwhCCrFqeoo/s185/CMT%2520Armfelt.pngCarl Armfelt and the World Anti Communist League

Carl Magnus Torsten Armfelt was closely connected with the WACL during the 1970’s and 1980’s, and with the chief of Dutch Intelligence, Cornelis van den Heuvel, who chaired organizations like Civis Mundi, Interdoc, and the Atlantic Commission at his office in the Hague, located at van Stolkweg 10. When I visited him in 1977 and told him that I was investigating the Korean-based Moon Organization, he showed me the map with the proceedings of the WACL-meetings, that he attended in the past, including all the members from Belgium, Holland, England, Sweden, White Russia, U.S.A., Japan, and South Korea.

The WACL was directed from Taipeh, Seoul, Tokyo and Mexico City, where the Tecos movement was located. When I wrote a letter to the Secretary of WACL in Taipeh, I received information about their comrades from Holland: Professor Vos of Leyden University, Prosper Ego of OSL in Rotterdam, and Ad Ploeg, member of Dutch parliament. Right now, the University of Leyden and the Korean Institute can (more…)

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