Gotcha - Again

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Phoenix Source Distributors, Inc., Jan 1, 1992 - 168 pages
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Page 177 - Fed has cheated the Government of the United States and the people of the United States out of enough money to pay the Nation's debt.
Page 35 - perform such other functions and duties related to intelligence affecting the national security as the National Security Council may, from time to time, direct.
Page 32 - right to lie" is that secrecy in covert operations is necessary to prevent US policies and actions from coming to the attention of the "enemy" — or, in the parlance of the clandestine trade, the "opposition." If the opposition is oblivious to the CIA's operations, the argument runs, then it cannot respond and the CIA activities stand a good chance of succeeding. Nonetheless, in many instances the opposition knows exactly what covert operations are being targeted against it, and it takes counteraction...
Page 57 - CIA's high-risk covert-action operations. The 40 Committee's members are the Director of Central Intelligence, the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, the Deputy Secretary of Defense, and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. (At the time of the Chilean meeting, Attorney General John Mitchell was also a member. ) It is this small group of bureaucrats and politicians — in close consultation with the President and the governmental departments the men represent — that directs America's...
Page 100 - Europe-based organization of intellectuals called the Congress for Cultural Freedom. Another agent became an editor of Encounter. The agents could not only propose anti-Communist programs to the official leaders of the organizations but they could also suggest ways and means to solve the inevitable budgetary problems. Why not see if the needed money could be obtained from "American foundations"?
Page 108 - You see, fellowsoldiers, that perseverance is more prevailing than violence, and that many things which cannot be overcome when they are together, yield themselves up when taken little by little.
Page 177 - This evil institution has impoverished and ruined the people of these United States, has bankrupted itself, and has practically bankrupted our Government. It has done this through the defects of the law under which it operates, through the maladministration of that law by the Fed and through the corrupt practices of the moneyed vultures who control it.
Page 61 - As far as what happened in Chile is concerned, we can only say that for the United States to have intervened in a free election and to have turned it around, I think, would have had repercussions all around Latin America that would have been far worse than what happened in Chile.
Page 95 - ... technical assistance" to political parties; (4) support of private organizations, including labor unions, business firms, cooperatives, etc.; (5) covert propaganda; (6) "private" training of individuals and exchange of persons; (7) economic operations; and (8) paramilitary or political action operations designed to overthrow or to support a regime [like the Bay of Pigs and the program in Laos]. These operations can be classified in various ways: by the degree and type of secrecy required by their...
Page 117 - The sums made available to the Agency may be expended without regard to the provisions of law and regulations relating to the expenditure of Government funds...

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