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DrDebug Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-20-06 10:32 PM
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54. But MSM never reported that the intelligence agencies were running drugs
The funny thing is that everything is official congressional records and you can just look it up. Of course those reports never got much attention in the media and it is scattered on some librul websites.

The Contras and Cocaine
Selections from the Senate Committee Report on Drugs, Law Enforcement and Foreign Policy
chaired by Senator John F. Kerry
http://pinknoiz.com/covert/contracoke.html

Sure they did...


British Media Exposes CIA-Cocaine Links
By Norman Solomon

Shock waves should have jolted America when the news broke in England a few weeks ago (early in 1997): "The CIA actively encouraged drug-trafficking in order to fund right-wing contra rebels in Nicaragua during the 1980s, and a CIA agent in Nicaragua was employed to ensure the money went to the contras and not into the pockets of drug barons."

That's how a London-based daily newspaper, The Independent, summarized the conclusions of investigative journalists working for Britain's ITV television network. Their findings aired Dec. 12 on a highly regarded program called "The Big Story."

It certainly was a big story -- on that side of the Atlantic. But on this side, it was no story at all.

The British news reports included statements by Carlos Cabezas, who was a pilot for the Nicaraguan Air Force before the Sandinistas came to power in 1979. During the early 1980s, Cabezas transported cocaine from Central America to California. He ended up spending six years in prison after the 1983 seizure of 430 pounds of cocaine in the San Francisco Bay.

Interviewed for the ITV documentary, Cabezas said that he delivered cocaine proceeds to contra leaders in Miami and Costa Rica. Cabezas told the journalists that in Costa Rica he met CIA agent Ivan Gomez, who was responsible for overseeing the transfer of drug profits to the contras.

You might think that news media in the United States would be quick to report on ITV's scoop. No such luck.

http://www.sumeria.net/politics/cia-coke.html



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Winner of the Sundance Festival 2001

Tracking the covert history of CIA drug smuggling from Nicaragua to Arkansas and South Central Los Angeles, GNN sheds light on the darkest secret of the Agency's operational directorate. Cut to the ambient Hip Hop loops of DJ Trek-e, Crack The CIA features explosive footage of Mike Ruppert's historical televised confrontation with CIA Director John Deutch.

http://www.archive.org/details/ctc (free download)


The BBC said on Dec 27, 2001 that with the invasion of Afghanistan, it was once again Poppy as usual. And it only took them two months...

Thursday, 27 December, 2001, 23:01 GMT
Poppy season opens in Afghanistan

For many years, the Taleban financed their armed forces with funds raised from heroin sales.

However, when Taleban leader Mullah Omar was pressed by the international community to ban poppy cultivation, the number of plantations was almost halved.

Nowadays the old bans and controls are no longer in force.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/monitoring/media_reports/1731041.stm


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Know your BFEE: Iran Contra
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The Iran-Contra Conspiracy and Cover-up
http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1295/is_n11_v61/ai_19952813

Inside the Iran-Contra Cover-up
http://www.consortiumnews.com/archive/story34.html

Iran-Contra gangsters resurface in Bush administration
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Who Killed John O'Neill
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