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Davis arrest throws US undercover campaign in Pakistan into disarray

Posted by seumasach on March 3, 2011

David Lindorf

This Can’t Be Happening

1st March, 2011

The ongoing case of Raymond Davis, the CIA contractor facing murder charges in Lahore for the execution-style slaying of two apparent agents of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency, is apparently leading to a roll-back of America’s espionage and Special Operations activities in Pakistan.

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Overthrow Inc.: Peter Ackerman’s quest to do what the CIA used to do, and make it seem progressive

Posted by smeddum on August 9, 2009

6, 2009 “When some of State’s desk officers don’t want to create international incidents by advising activists on how to overthrow governments, they gently suggest visiting Ackerman, who has fewer qualms about lending a helping hand.” [1]

By Stephen Gowans

Whats Left

6 Aug 2009

Peter Ackerman, an immensely wealthy investor and board member of the premier U.S. foreign policy think-tank, the Council on Foreign Relations, [2] and Robert Helvey, a 30 year veteran of the U.S. Army [3] who served two tours of duty in Vietnam [4], are the principal proponents of a nonviolent alternative to military intervention in the pursuit of U.S. foreign policy goals. Read the rest of this entry »

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