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Chain of Command: the Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib

| May 14, 2011

Chain of Command: the Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib (2004) By Seymour Hersh Book Review The introduction by David Remnick, which provides a comprehensive summary of Hersh’s journalistic career, is an essential feature of Chain of Command. I was previously unaware that Hersh also broke the story of the My Lai massacre in Vietnam […]

The Ford Foundation and the CIA

| April 13, 2011

Attorney General Robert Kennedy was the first, in 1967, to investigate the use of the Ford Foundation and other foundations as “conduits,” “pass-throughs,” and “fronts” to disguise CIA funding for domestic operations (it’s technically illegal for the CIA to operate on US soil under federal law). The investigation ended with Bobby Kennedy‚Äôs assassination in 1968 […]