Tim Weiner's "Legacy of Ashes" is the hidden history of the CIA: why eleven presidents and three generations of CIA officers have been unable to understand the world; why nearly every CIA director has left the agency in worse shape than he found it; and how these failures have profoundly jeopardized our national security. Tim Weiner is a reporter for The New York Times. He has written on American intelligence for twenty years, and won the Pulitzer Prize.
It almost seems Â as if the paradox of running a secret spy agency in a Democracy if further convoluted by the selfish manipulations by the political elite who ran t. Rumsfeld and Bush running operations against each other while in the CIA is the most crazy crap . You can't wriite this material.
Journalist Tim Weiner discusses future President George H.W. Bush's appointment to Director of Central Intelligence under Gerald Ford.
In his balanced, and thus all the more disturbing, history of the CIA, Tim Weiner tells how an agency intended to inform the President about the world became so mired in cloak and dagger politics that the US now lacks the intelligence it needs to operate effectively on the world stage.
Why is it that the agency intended to provide us with intelligence about the world became a tool to shape our perception of that world for political purposes?
Why, for decades, did the agency acquire a shining reputation despite misreading nearly every global crisis?
How did the CIA misread Castro's Cuba, chances of victory in Vietnam, and the Soviet Union's staying power?
Mr. Weiner argues that these C.I.A. missteps have encouraged many of our gravest contemporary problems: Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, and terrorism - World Affairs Council of Oregon
Tim Weiner is a reporter for The New York Times. He has written on American intelligence for twenty years, and won the Pulitzer Prize for his work on secret national security programs. He has traveled to Afghanistan and other nations to investigate CIA covert operations firsthand.
Denver minted Amero coins and Chinese exchanges with this currency has been used to pay interest and debt with governments that are in on the secret. Illuminati conspiracy is the same as all others. Follow the money and you will find the answer.
Olberman isn't afraid to ask some important questions. He ddoes a review of the post 911 events and starts poking holes in the thin veneer of the conspiracy. I like Olberman and this is him at his best.Â
Brad Setzer of the Council on Foreign Relations. Please take some time to ponder the look on this stiff's face. What are they trying to sell here? Hey, don't worry about anything here and just continue to stay the course. I have to compliment this interviewer for not letting this guy go on the issues. This is propaganda.
CFR's new web blog:Â Â http://blogs.cfr.org/setser/2008/09/26/extraordinary-times/
How unconscionable to think this was the reality and the truth behind why action hasn't been taken against the state of Israel on this matter is embarasing and anti American in every sense. Â I guess we are paying a price every day for being the pawns of Zionist thugs.
We here will continue to post 911 videos old and new. Because it is important to face the conspiracy that is beyond belief. Â We have our eyes open.
Shocking truths about Adolph Hitler & his Nazi Party. 1 of 8.
I know that what could be more shocking than what else has been revealed Â over the years. This is fairly incindiary but there have been hints of these materials for a long time and theÂ
Flu Mist a popular over the counter live flu vaccine has been found to contain two H5N1 DNA markers, these markers seem to have been sewn into the flu mist vaccine to ensure that H5N1 or another strain of Avian Flu goes pandemic.
This is going to cause major problems before long, it is imperative that people are warned about flu mist.
U.k. government has admitted to spraying British public with deadly toxins. Secret testing is nothhing new to us at this point. Bill Clinton apologized for US Gov secret testing and god Â can only know the extent the Cold War Powers Â did in the name of protecting the masses. Oh I mean dominating the masses.