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Clipart - Cobalt Ornate Dharma WheelThe Invisible Government
From Modern History Project “A little learning is a dangerous thing”

5. Business Advisory Council
Aligning business interests and government policy

The Business Advisory Council (1933-61)

Whereas the Foreign Policy Association-World Affairs Center is primarily interested in fostering the foreign policy desired by the CFR, and the Committee for Economic Development is primarily interested in formulating economic and other policies which, through governmental controls, will lead us into total socialism — another, smaller (but, in some ways, more powerful) organization has (or, until mid-1961, had) the primary responsibility of infiltrating government: of selecting men whom the CFR wants in particular jobs, and of formulating, inside the agencies of government, policies which the CFR wants. This small but mighty organization was the Business Advisory Council.

Daniel C. Roper, F. D. Roosevelt’s Secretary of Commerce, formed the Business Advisory Council on June 26, 1933. (more…)

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US apologizes for infecting Guatemalans with STDs in the 1940s

By CNN, 2010

The United States apologized Friday for a 1946-1948 research study in which people in Guatemala were intentionally infected with sexually transmitted diseases.

A statement by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius called the action “reprehensible.”

“We deeply regret that it happened, and we apologize to all the individuals who were affected by such abhorrent research practices,” the joint statement said. “The conduct exhibited during the study does not represent the values of the United States, or our commitment to human dignity and great respect for the people of Guatemala.” (more…)

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Image result for where is osamaOSAMA BIN LADEN – A CIA CREATION AND ITS “BLOWBACK”
by Michael C. Ruppert, 1998

  • “TERRORIST” IS CONNECTED TO CIA, DRUGS AND WE MAY HAVE DELIBERATELY PROVOKED HIM TO ATTACK
  • WE MAY NOT WANT TO CATCH HIM EITHER

On August 20 [1998] the United States launched a series of cruise missile attacks against alleged terrorist camps in Afghanistan and a pharmaceutical plant in Khartoum, Sudan, both of which were said to be under the control of a rabid Islamic fundamentalist leader and arch terrorist named Osama bin-Laden. I did some checking on bin-Laden and what I found out leads me to suspect that the CIA and the U.S. government would rather have this evil terrorist hiding in the mountains of Afghanistan than answering questions which might embarrass them.

Shortly after the Russians invaded Afghanistan, the young and wealthy Saudi Arabian named bin-Laden rushed to Afghani mountains to fight a Muslim holy war against Godless Communism. Having inherited more than thirty million dollars from his father’s construction business he was in a position to lend (more…)

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Image result for odessa ukraineFrom Bronfman and the Mafia

A brief background
Shortly after the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, Bolshevik leader Leon Trotsky worked with a group of Polish Bolshevisks, to set up a now-famous Russian foreign-intelligence capability known as “The Trust”. The Trust was a network of financial interests closely associated with the Communist International’s apparatus outside Russia. There is one important feature of The Trust, which must be emphasized to understand the mechanics of this particular Israeli spy-ring. Most of the literature on the subject of the Trust, mistakenly, proposes that the Trust was created after the 1917 Russian Revolution. It is true, that the Trust as such was organized by Polish Bolsheviks, such as Felix Dzerzinskii, working closely with Leon Trotsky, and with the assistance of British spy Sidney Reilly and of the patron of today’s Jon Speller, Commander Sergius Riis. Up to that point, such reports are factually true, but profoundly misleading.

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Image result for kissinger in africaNATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20506

April 10, 1969

Secret UNCLASSIFIED

National Security Study Memorandum 39

TO:
The Secretary of State
The Secretary of Defense
Director, Central Intelligence Agency

SUBJECT:
Southern Africa

The President has directed a comprehensive review of U.S. policy toward Southern Africa (south of Congo (K) and Tanzania.

The study should consider (1) the background and future prospects of major problems in the area; (2 ) alternative views of the U.S. interest in Southern Africa; and (3 ) the full range of basic strategies (more…)

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Image result for kissinger and nixonNixon, Kissinger, and the Madman Strategy during Vietnam War
By William Burr and Jeffrey P. Kimball, 2015

President Richard Nixon and his national security adviser Henry Kissinger believed they could compel “the other side” to back down during crises in the Middle East and Vietnam by “push[ing] so many chips into the pot” that Nixon would seem ‘crazy’ enough to “go much further,” according to newly declassified documents published today by the National Security Archive.

The documents include a 1972 Kissinger memorandum of conversation published today for the first time in which Kissinger explains to Defense Department official Gardner Tucker that Nixon’s strategy was to make “the other side … think we might be ‘crazy’ and might really go much further” — Nixon’s Madman Theory notion of intimidating adversaries such as North Vietnam and the Soviet Union to bend them to Washington’s will in diplomatic negotiations. (more…)

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October 1972: “Peace is at hand”

Hanoi’s October Surprise

President Nixon combined his launching of Operation Linebacker with a new diplomatic initiative. In a nationally televised speech on May 8, the President announced a change in the US negotiating position. For years the US had wanted a two track approach to the negotiations—settling the political and military issues separately—while North Vietnam wanted both issues settled together. The US demanded a complete withdrawal of North Vietnamese troops from South Vietnam. Furthermore, the US wanted a political solution that kept the Thieu regime in place in Saigon. Meanwhile, the North Vietnamese, demanded an unconditional withdrawal of all US forces from Vietnam and a provisional government that excluded Thieu.

In his diplomatic initiative of May 8, President Nixon announced that the US would accept a cease-fire in place as a precondition for its military withdrawal. In other words, the US would withdraw its forces from South Vietnam without North Vietnam doing the same. The conditions for a settlement were reduced to three: (more…)

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