Almost totally lost in the reporting on the Ukraine crisis is the fact the CIA had an active program of covert intervention into Ukraine for nearly seven decades. The history of that intervention is not being examined by any side in this conflict because it is tied up with the Cold War and the political fallout of the fall of the Soviet Union. But the politics from that time threaten to flare up again, as NATO and Russia move towards a possible armed confrontation.
|By: Jeff Kaye Sunday August 10, 2014 6:59 am|
|By: Jeff Kaye Sunday September 8, 2013 5:20 pm|
The U.S. pretends to be pursuing noble causes for peace in threatening to launch military strikes against Syria for supposed chemical warfare attacks. But the U.S. record on both biological and chemical warfare is anything but noble. It reeks of self-interest, and involved the U.S. in a cover-up of the largest, most sinister program of biological and chemical experimentation and warfare in modern history.
|By: emptywheel Monday March 1, 2010 3:15 pm|
The letter the National Archives wrote to the U.S. Dept. of Justice last week inquiring about John Yoo’s missing emails focused on USDOJ’s violation–as a Federal Agency–of the Federal Records Act.
Now, House Judiciary Committee Chair Rep. John Conyers is taking the reverse approach–asking for email exchanges to which the White House was a party–which would be preserved pursuant to the Presidential Records Act.