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Interesting! CIA Agents Assassinated in Afghanistan Worked for Contractor Active in Cuba/Venezuela
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CIA Agents assassinated in Afghanistan worked for contractor active in Venezuela, Cuba

At least eight U.S. citizens were killed on a CIA operations base in Afghanistan this past Wednesday, December 30. A suicide bomber infiltrated Forward Operating Base Chapman located in the eastern province of Khost, which was a CIA center of operations and surveillance. Official sources in Washington have confirmed that the eight dead were all civilian employees and CIA contractors.

Fifteen days ago, five U.S. citizens working for a U.S. government contractor, Development Alternatives, Inc. (DAI), were also killed in an explosion at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) office in Gardez. That same day, another bomb exploded outside the DAI offices in Kabul, although no serious injuries resulted.

The December 15 incident received little attention, although it occurred just days after the detention of a DAI employee in Cuba, accused of subversion and distribution of illegal materials to counterrevolutionary groups. President and CEO of DAI, Jim Boomgard, issued a declaration on December 14 regarding the detention of a subcontractor from his company in Cuba, confirming that, the detained individual was an employee of a program subcontractor, which was implementing a competitively issued subcontract to assist Cuban civil society organizations. The statement also emphasized the new program DAI is managing for the U.S. government in Cuba, the Cuba Democracy and Contingency Planning Program. DAI was awarded a $40 million USD contract in 2008 to help the U.S. government support the peaceful activities of a broad range of nonviolent organizations through competitively awarded grants and subcontracts in Cuba.


A high-level USAID official confirmed two weeks ago that the CIA uses USAIDs name to issue contracts and funding to third parties in order to provide cover for clandestine operations. The official, a veteran of the U.S. government agency, stated that the CIA issues such contracts without USAIDs full knowledge.

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  -Interesting! CIA Agents Assassinated in Afghanistan Worked for Contractor Active in Cuba/Venezuela Cassandra2010  Jan-03-10 10:01 AM   #0 
  - A reliable sourse I am sure  FreakinDJ   Jan-03-10 10:02 AM   #1 
  - Eva Golinger  Cassandra2010   Jan-03-10 10:10 AM   #2 
  - USAID, the World Bank, the IMF and any number of other alphabet "NGOs".  DCKit   Jan-03-10 10:21 AM   #3 
  - Check this link  malaise   Jan-03-10 10:25 AM   #5 
  - Oh ya - Mexico is just a bastion of reliable information  FreakinDJ   Jan-03-10 10:25 AM   #6 
  - Whoa  Cassandra2010   Jan-03-10 10:46 AM   #8 
  - 24 post and already claiming Right Wing Bigotry  FreakinDJ   Jan-03-10 10:48 AM   #9 
     - I agree. It is a bigoted slur against an entire country,  dgibby   Jan-03-10 10:53 AM   #10 
        - No - its just NOT a credible source  FreakinDJ   Jan-03-10 11:56 AM   #11 
  - Eva is not in Mexico and she's not Mexican although I don't see  EFerrari   Jan-04-10 11:59 AM   #20 
  - Yes there are many intstances of USAID funneling money into  polly7   Jan-03-10 10:27 AM   #7 
  - I suppose you consider CNN or MSNBC a reliable source? Or,  Subdivisions   Jan-03-10 04:13 PM   #14 
  - Eva Golinger is a good source and she is admittedly partisan.  EFerrari   Jan-04-10 11:56 AM   #19 
  - Damn that is some tortured language  malaise   Jan-03-10 10:21 AM   #4 
  - That's one of the things that jumped out at me from Golinger article--the CIA has been outsourced!  Peace Patriot   Jan-03-10 04:07 PM   #12 
  - Note to Mods: Why has this thread on the CIA been placed in the 9/11 Forum?  Peace Patriot   Jan-03-10 04:09 PM   #13 
  - I'll second that. An explanation from whoever moved this would be appreciated. n/t  Subdivisions   Jan-03-10 04:16 PM   #15 
  - good luck with that.  inna   Jan-05-10 03:23 PM   #22 
  - Nothing to see here. Move along.  Duende azul   Jan-03-10 06:59 PM   #16 
  - What are people AFRAID of?? We can't even TALK about this?? WTF??  chimpymustgo   Jan-04-10 08:02 AM   #17 
  - I tend to think it was a mistake. Maybe too hasty glance at content by overworked Mods?  Peace Patriot   Jan-04-10 10:02 AM   #18 
  - There's a pattern of moving any thread which mentions Venezuela or Cuba without slamming them.  Judi Lynn   Jan-04-10 02:26 PM   #21 
  - Wait, I can't travel to Cuba BUT  704wipes   Jan-05-10 09:08 PM   #23 
  - this thread clearly does NOT belong in the 911 dungeon, by any measure.  inna   Jan-06-10 09:23 PM   #24 
  - :(  BeFree   Jan-13-10 07:26 PM   #27 
  - Do US tax payers care about the use of their dollars donated to developing nations?  anotherthinker   Jan-09-10 11:40 AM   #25 
     - I think most US taxpayers equate these policies w/foreign aid...  twhite1   Jan-09-10 12:16 PM   #26 

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