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‘Extreme Option: Overthrow Allende’

Peter Kornbluh Nationial Security Archive
Fifty Years Ago, President Richard Nixon ordered the CIA to organize a coup against Chile's elected President Salvador Allende. Here is the story, with the just-declassified documents recording the genesis of this infamous directive.

Friday Nite Videos | August 21, 2020

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Comedian Sarah Cooper Riffs on Trump at DNC. First Time Reaction | The Rolling Stones - Gimme Shelter. Coup 53: The CIA, MI6 and the Plot Against Iran. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Full Speech at the DNC. Joe Biden: Acceptable Under the Circumstances.

Coup 53: The CIA, MI6 and the Plot Against Iran

A new documentary about Iran reveals how MI6 and the CIA collaborated in the 1953 coup that overthrew the country's first democratically elected leader Mohammed Mossadegh. Click here for screenings.

The Coup Against ‘The Most Loyal Ally’

John Pilger CounterPunch
In 1975 an Anglo-American coup overthrew a democratically elected ally in a demeaning scandal in which sections of the Australian elite colluded. Today, Australia is a vassal state bar none.

Lawfare and Asymmetric Warfare on Venezuela

Carlos Fazio La Jornado
Venezuela, with the largest oil reserves on the planet, is again Washington’s favorite target amidst its geopolitical struggle to claim hegemony over the capitalist system.

A Torturer Finally Testifies in Court

Margot Williams The Intercept
The proceedings at a military court in Guantánamo represent the first courtroom appearances by the two psychologists who designed the torture of prisoners at CIA black sites. They sat just yards from a man who was waterboarded 183 times.
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