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Radical History Review (1 January 2016) 2016 (124): 203–216.
Published: 01 January 2016
... covert operations ARCHIVES The Declassified Pinochet File Delivering the Verdict of History Peter Kornbluh The Original 9/11 September 11, 1973, marked a day of infamy for Chileans, Latin Americans, and the world community — a day when the Chilean military attacked La Moneda palace...
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Radical History Review (1 December 1984) 1984 (31): 42–70.
Published: 01 December 1984
... that "in the interests of world peace and U.S. national secu- rity, the overt foreign activities of the U.S. govern- ment should be supplemented by covert operations." The CIA'S mandate to conduct "espionage and counterespionage operations abroad" was now extended...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2017) 2017 (127): 180–185.
Published: 01 January 2017
... political dissidents and on the bureau’s top secret counterintelligence programs (COINTELPROs) designed to “neutralize” the black freedom movement and the student antiwar New Left through a series of disruptive, illegal, and some- times deadly covert operations.2 The FBI’s SftP file is useful for...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2005) 2005 (93): 285–300.
Published: 01 October 2005
... of operation. Founded by former members of the intelligence community, the International Spy Museum offers an innovative answer to the problem of commemorating a covert war. Unlike previous genera- tions of soldiers, who could expect national recognition on...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2019) 2019 (133): 103–116.
Published: 01 January 2019
... campaigns and covert operations were consistently denied by officials and hidden from the US public and Congress. Today, Laos remains the most heavily bombed country per capita, where more than 580,000 bombing missions were conducted (the equivalent of one raid every eight minutes for nine years). 2...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2007) 2007 (97): 99–101.
Published: 01 January 2007
... misuses of U.S. power: from Bertrand Russell’s 1967 International War Crimes Tribunal and the 1971 Winter Soldier Hearings to the 1975 Rockefeller Committee report into domestic covert activity — which found that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) had infiltrated political organizations, ran...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2014) 2014 (119): 236–240.
Published: 01 May 2014
... covert operation in the former Belgian Congo and the intensification of the war in Vietnam — but as Irwin points out, “it would be a mis- take to evaluate Johnson’s policy toward South Africa through the lens of the Congo or Vietnam” (91). One of the most interesting aspects of Gordian Knot...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1998) 1998 (71): 11–18.
Published: 01 May 1998
..... . Develop underground resistance and facilitate covert and guerrilla operations.. .. Secret, costly, worldwide, unlimited. NSC 5412 legitimized covert operations in Iran, Guatemala, Vietnam, Laos, ”the Congo,” Cuba, Grenada, Nicaragua, etc. To ”strengthen the orientation toward the U.S all...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1985) 1985 (33): 155–164.
Published: 01 May 1985
.... When dollars and diplomacy were seen as having failed, policymakers, espe- cially Eisenhower and his associates, proved increasingly willing to turn to "covert operations" to achieve the desired results. Cook's Declassified Eisenhower provides the best overall mate- rial on covert...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2007) 2007 (97): 11–42.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Gugulethu Townships in Cape Town were led by askaris into an ambush where members of South Africa’s security branch and covert operations forces killed them during a joint operation. Official reports maintained that they died as a result of “multiple bullet wounds sustained in the course of S.A...
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Radical History Review (1 May 1985) 1985 (33): 21–31.
Published: 01 May 1985
... showing Sandino and his comrades, may have been obtained as part of a U.S. covert operatinn against Sandino authorized hv Secretary of State Frank KelIogg in January 1925. The operation was coordinated by Major Fred Cruse (military attach6 to the legation in CentraI America), whose ultimate...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1989) 1989 (43): 136–144.
Published: 01 January 1989
.... Needless to say, we're not holding our breath until the Apachegate hearings begin, and even if an inquiry did get under way, we wouldn't be a bit surprised to see George Bush emerge as the Oliver North of covert operations in the Southwest. ("it didn't begin as a 'heads for hostages' thing...
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Radical History Review (1 January 1997) 1997 (67): 187–198.
Published: 01 January 1997
... security apparatus. Involved in bribes and other dubious prac- tices, they established a world empire of labor spies heavily funded by the CIA through a series of agencies, and latterly by large corpo- rate backers. In later decades, it increasingly specialized in Third World covert operations...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2006) 2006 (96): 151–154.
Published: 01 October 2006
... program. Nonsense, he told Tim Russert on March 14, “it’s only a matter of time until he acquires nuclear weapons.” Back in the days of Iran-Contra and covert war, the Right’s political epistemology operated according to the notion of plausible deniability: the confident claim that one of theirs...
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Radical History Review (1 October 1982) 1982 (26): 173–178.
Published: 01 October 1982
... covert action operations throughout the world, and illuminated America's role in overthrowing the legally elected gov- ernment in Guatamala in 1954, as have Stephen Schlesinger and Stephen Kinzer; Athan Theoharis uncovered the FBI's long history of civil rights violations against American...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2013) 2013 (117): 1–4.
Published: 01 October 2013
... before it can do more damage by releasing additional cables. Wikileaks’ activities represent a shared threat to collective international security.”1 The threat posed to the US government’s overt and covert foreign policy operations by the “Cablegate” leaks unleashed a series of international shock...
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Radical History Review (1 May 2011) 2011 (110): 1–7.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... 1 2  Radical History Review moved so rapidly to the center of the academy in part because it operates at so many levels, illustrating the conjunction of multiple contexts and meanings. Food studies insists first of all on the materiality of its subjects as tangible objects that are grown...
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Radical History Review (1 October 1982) 1982 (26): 5–9.
Published: 01 October 1982
... group-find themselves em- broiled in suits against a government increasmgly disposed to place the record of its activities, overt and covert, out of reach. Policy-ders pro- pose to take history out of our hands, if not our heads, either by blanket prohibitions or by budget ex&ents. Watergate...
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Radical History Review (1 October 1995) 1995 (63): 189–199.
Published: 01 October 1995
... thus drove thousands of Ixils and hundreds of thousands of Mayans to support the Eje‘rcifo Guwrilfero de 10s Pobres (EGP),the rebel group operating in the area. These two assertions lead Stoll to the conclusion that the state did not have any other motive in its slaughter of Mayans than to...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2019) 2019 (133): 163–176.
Published: 01 January 2019
... discourses of domestic and national security, through counterinsurgency operations, and through allegories that liken military invasion to medical intervention. 25 These medical metaphors include “surgical strike,” which analogizes targeted bombings with the removal of tumors, for example, but Terry also...