Markus Wolf’s STASI was an Orwellian, police-state using disturbing methods and murky operations.
Cold War (1947–1991)
by Gary Slaughter, Author of Sea Stories: A Memoir of a Naval Officer (1956-1967) During the late summer of 1963, U.S.S. Cony (DDE 508) was assigned to assist in the Operational Readiness Inspections (ORI) of two nuclear ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs). The most significant aspect of the ORIs involved the actual firing of the submarines’ […]
In 1975 Senator Frank Church convened a joint senatorial/congressional inquiry into the egregious human rights and civil liberties violations of the Central Intelligence Agency (“CIA”), National Security Agency (“NSA”), as well as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”) against people both foreign and domestic. Such blatant transgressions included the “neutralization” and “elimination” of political dissidents, […]
The popular culture is a pithy substitute for real life. Trivia and amusement has supplanted substance and meaning. The uninterrupted didactics that mold every younger generation into a non thinking and unknowing creature shapes the streaming narrative of current affairs. Viewing life in digital terms only produces zeros and ones. Humanity is seldom taught from […]
US and Germany Confront Russia: Manufacturing the “Russian Threat”
Let’s not just bring down all the walls; let’s bring down the system behind them. For, as the Pink Floyd song goes, the Berlin Wall is just another brick in the wall – the much bigger ideological wall is Western capitalism.
It is not about Russian aggression. It is about Putin being an independent world leader who is not bowing down to American imperial dictate.
History is being made, once again. Decent Europeans cannot bring themselves to believe in the dysfunction and utter irresponsibility of the American state.
If there were any doubts that Western “leaders” live in a fantasy make-believe world constructed out of their own lies, the G-7 meeting and 70th anniversary celebration of the Normandy landing dispelled the doubts.
The Western public, inculcated with decades of brainwashing versions of history, have a particular disadvantage in coming to a proper understanding of the world wars. It is popularly understood that the Western powers, the US and Britain in particular, fought “good wars” and took a victorious stand against despotism.
An informal group begun by Col. John Boyd and mathematician Tom Christie calls for military reform—by doing more with less.
To bring the American mind to a point of recognition that allows for comparison of the suffering we have inflicted against others as a possible rationale for the hatred that has been leveled at America is a task beyond our powers
The only way to counter the manipulation of powerful media owners is to expose their actions widely and to demand better.
By: Tom Dillman I’m an American, First Cavalry Veteran, born before WWII who served at the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), and prior to it being Government Official, much of S.E. Asia. This article will focus on the Korean segment of my service. Korea was—and sometimes still is—a stressful, volatile period in American military history with constant, […]
Annually America’s warrior tradition is commemorated in major media editorials and op-eds, honoring fallen men and women for reasons not explained.
The U.S. criminal apparatus extreme violations and assaults on human self-dignity and global citizenry decency is unprecedented in documented historical recorded events.
By Asif Haroon Raja The US is the strongest military and economic power of the world but its behavior is amateurish and childish and doesn’t correspond to its stature, strength and capability. After 2nd World War, it never clashed directly with an adversary matching its capabilities but always attacked very weak foes. Like a typical […]
On July 11th Lester Holt will be interviewing many people that are involved with some of this nations “secrets” many of them from the Cold War past and many of them from the out right bizarre “the aliens at Area 51” and the debunking of that myth and many other of the so called X […]
In November 1964, a Marine veteran remembers boarding ship in San Diego harbor for the Far East and “The Mickey Mouse Theme Song.” (SAN DIEGO, CA) – In our starched utilities and white wall haircuts, we all looked alike. A long green line of young men waiting to board ship. For the Marines waiting to […]
The federal court has accepted a lawsuit by veterans of the Cold War experiments conducted at Edgewood Arsenal from 1955 thru 1975. The government chose to ignore these men since 1975 and it has taken a lawsuit to make the government accept responsibility for medical harm caused them by toxic exposures.