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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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