The Tip of the Iceberg: My Lai Fifty Years On

Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to act without asking questions. — Primo Levy On March 17th, 1968, The New York Times ran a brief front page lede headed, “G.I.s’ in Pincer Movement Kill 128 in Daylong Battle;” the …

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Analysis of American Intelligence and Military Operations: The Tet Offensive

Preparations for the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong launched Tet Offensive started months before the evening of January 31, 1968. In 1967 the Vietnam-American War was stalled. The United States had prevented the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong from taking control of the South, but could not force them to abandon their struggle (Hess, 103). …

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The CIA’s 70-Year History of Disinformation: How the CIA Funded the Opinion Magazines in Europe

When an intelligence agency arranges to disseminated fake news it is called “disinformation” and it is a subset of what is referred to as covert action, basically secret operations run in a foreign country to influence opinion or to disrupt the functioning of a government or group that is considered to be hostile. During the …

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Strategy to ‘Suffocate’ Gaza Strip Revealed in Israeli Govt Docs from Six Day War

Israel has released declassified documents from after the Six Day War which reveal the government’s plans to starve Gaza and its controversial plans to deal with the Palestinians. The declassified documents were released on the Israel State Archives on Thursday and include hundreds of pages of minutes from cabinet meetings between August and December 1967, …

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The Jews, The Poles, and the History of Western Ukraine (Galicia)

WW2 drove hundreds of thousands of Orthodox Slavic peoples who identified as part of the Russian world off of lands they had been inhabiting for 1000 years, beginning with the original Russian nation state of Kievan Rus'. These lands are now part of Poland. Understanding the historical backdrop to this, going back hundreds of years, …

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Muslim-Sikh Relations in Medieval India: Deconstructing the Orientalist Myth of “Perpetual Communal Conflict”

In showing numerous instances of concordance and amity among Muslims and Sikhs that occurred during the Mughal era, Prof Dalip Singh’s Sikh history differs from the trend of Mughal/Musalman-bashing characterizing most of Mughal-Sikh Orientalist historiography. During the Mughal rule, ordinary Sikhs and Muslims as well as their leaders endeavored to maintain peaceful coexistence between these …

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Who Wrote the Balfour Declaration and Why: The World War I Connection

Excerpted from Against Our Better Judgment: The Hidden History of How the U.S. Was Used to Create Israel Most analysts consider WWI a pointless conflict that resulted from diplomatic entanglements rather than some travesty of justice or aggression. Yet, it was catastrophic to a generation of Europeans, killing 14 million people.[i] The United States joined …

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President Harry S. Truman and the Jews

"The Jews, I find are very selfish... When they have power, physical or political, neither Hitler nor Stalin has anything on them for cruelty or mistreatment to the underdog." President Harry Truman Personal Diary (entry dated July 21, 1947) Once upon a time, the Zionist Jews who control America loved President Harry S. Truman. Starting …

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