CIA

The human costs of militarization in Latin America - Arturo Jimenez

Portraits of missing persons, victims of Operation Condor

An article about the establishment of Operation Condor, an alliance between multiple right wing dictatorships in South America to target exiled dissidents.

CIA Death Squads: Allan Nairn

Allan Nairn on the decades of direct CIA involvement in Guatemalan death squads.

Behind the Death Squads: An exclusive report on the US role in El Salvador's official terror

Article explaining the origins and extent of US assistance in the establishment of the Salvadorian security system, including the infamous death squads.

The Iranian coup, 1953

Roosevelt with the Shah of Iran

A detailed account of the overthrow of nationalist Iranian Prime Minister Mossadegh by the CIA at the behest of the British and American governments, written by Stephen Kinzer.

Where Myths Lead to Murder: Philip Agee

An extract from CIA defector Philip Agee on the operations of the CIA and the propaganda it uses to silence criticism.

John Deutch - Chomsky's friend in the Pentagon and the CIA

John Deutch - Chomsky's friend in the Pentagon and the CIA

A look at Chomsky's support for the appointment of John Deutch as head of the CIA in 1995.

The binds that tie: unions, ‘solidarity’, civil society and foreign policy in Bangladesh

Striking Tuba workers

A look at the new unions emerging as part of the reforms of the garment industry – and Western influences on them. Plus workers continue to struggle to be paid what they are owed...

The secret wars of the CIA - John Stockwell

A lecture by John Stockwell given in October, 1987 on the inner workings of the national security council and the CIA's convert actions in Angola, Central America and Vietnam.

1972-1974: Watergate

Nixon gives his farewell speech

Howard Zinn's history of the scandal which forced the resignation of President Nixon after he was caught spying on the Democratic party.

1958-1990: Operation Gladio, Italy

Operation Gladio

The history of the secret neo-fascist army in Italy set up ostensibly to resist Soviet invasion, but in reality to be used in the event of the working class growing too strong once again.