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In article <> writes: > I am seeking information on the CIA and drug smuggling. I was >wondering if anybody on the net could point me in the right direction of >some books/articles about the CIA involvement in this revenue raising ventures >of theirs. 1. The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia Alfred W. McCoy with Cathleen B. Read and Leonard P. Adams II Harper & Row, Publishers - New York, Evanston, San Francisco, London Copyright (c) 1972 464 total pages, 385 pages text, 79 pages notes, glossary, index Paperback editions have a few more notes. A classic study of the connection between the CIA and the world heroin trade. Includes an excellent summary of the history of heroin and its connections with the colonial powers of the middle east and the far east. Introduces the connection between the CIA and the Sicilian and Corscian Mafia. Follows the movement of the heroin trade from the middle east to the far east during France's Indochina war following WW II. Details the complicity of our Vietnamese allies and their involvement in the heroin trade of the 1960's, resulting in the heroin epidemic in the U.S. towards the end of the 1960's. The CIA attempted to prevent the publication of this book. Today it is a rare book on the used book market, fetching as much as $60 when a bookstore can find it. Can be found in libraries. Highly recommended. 2. Endless Enemies - The Making of an Unfriendly World Jonathan Kwitny Penguin Books - New York, London, Australia, Canada, New Zealand Copyright (c) 1984 434 total pages, 419 pages text, 15 pages index Kwitny clearly shows how American interventionist activities abroad have consistently undermined our foreign policy goals. Attempts by the government and by giant corporations to manipulate the economies of developing nations, military and political blunders in many parts of the world, and tremendous (often inexplicable) expenditures of lives and money seem to have succeeded only in driving Third World nations toward corruption and communism. Thoroughly documented. The first hardback edition is complete, later paperback editions have Chapter 10 heavily censored concerning the CIA's involvement in the coup in Iran 19 August, 1953, because of legal action pending in federal court, Manhattan, alleging copyright infringement (involving attributed quotations from an unpublished source) and libel. 3. The Great Heroin Coup - Drugs, Intelligence, & International Fascism Henrik Krueger, translated from the original German by Jerry Meldon foreword by Peter Dale Scott South End Press, Box 68 Astor Station, Boston MA 02123 Copyright (c) 1980 240 total pages, notes at the end of each chapter, index Probing into the netherworld of narcotics, espionage, and international terrorism. In so doing, Krueger uncovers the alliances between the Mafia, right wing extremists, neo-Fascist OAS veterans in France, and Miami-based Cuban exiles. Concerns the story of Nixon's war on heroin and of whether that war's elimination of the French Connection was dictated by cance, by Mafia penetration of the White House and the CIA, or by Nixon's desire to help old friends in Florida. 4. The Iran-Contra Connection - Secret Teams and Covert Operations in the Reagan Era Jonathan Marshall, Peter Dale Scott, Jane Hunter South End Press, 116 St. Botolph Street, Boston MA 02115 Copyright (c) 1987 313 total pages, 233 pages text, 70 pages notes, 14 page index A study of the roots of contemporary U.S. covert activity in the history of the past two decades. Covers the details of CIA and extra-CIA operations including drug-trafficking, gun-running, government-toppling, and assassination. The authors argue that the Iran-Contra scandal is not merely a plan gone awry, but a consistent outgrowth of a long tradition of covert U.S. activities. From the Bay of Pigs invasion teams to the NSC organizational team; from the CIA and the World Anti-Communist League to the Israeli connection and State Department. 5. The CIA, a forgotten history William Blum Zed Books Ltd, London Copyright (c) 1986 428 total pages, 344 pages text, 78 pages notes and appendix, index An accounting of CIA operations in more than 50 countries since the founding of the CIA in 1947. An excellent companion to Kwitny's Endless Enemies. 6. In Search of Enemies - A CIA Story John Stockwell W. W. Norton & Company, London and New York Copyright (c) 1978 285 total pages, 254 pages text, notes in text, appendix, index John Stockwell, former CIA agent, describes his involvement in the Angola war of 1975-76. Stockwell was Chief of the CIA Angola Task Force. He describes the incredible ineptness of the CIA bureaucracy and its constant bungling of the Angola situation. If most of the CIA covert wars are carried out in the same manner as this mess, it is no wonder that they always lose and leave corrupt murderous dictators in the aftermath. After 12 years as a CIA officer, Stockwell resigned from the Agency on April 1, 1977 and has since continued to lecture on the problems that CIA activities cause for U.S. foreign policy. The CIA successfully litigated against Stockwell and continues to receive all royalities that this book generates. 7. The Crimes of Patriots - A true tale of Dope, Dirty Money, and the CIA Jonathan Kwitny Penguin Books - New York, London, Australia, Canada, New Zealand Copyright (c) 1987 424 total pages, 400 pages text, notes in text, index The collapse of the Nugan-Hand international bank in Australia provides the opportunity to examine how the CIA handles its international banking. From the records that were produced during the court trials in Australia in the early eighties, a most interesting story is laid out that shows the connection of the CIA with international drug-trafficking and arms dealing. Many characters from the so-called "Secret Team" appear in the official record described here, Thomas CLines, Theodore Shackley, General Richard V. Secord, Rafael "Chi-Chi" Quintero, and others. 8. CIA - The Inside Story Andrew Tully Fawcett World Library, New York Copyright (c) 1962 224 total pages, 217 pages text, 7 page index One of the earliest public descriptions of CIA activities. Quite a bit of promotion for the CIA, often glorifying CIA activities in places such as Iran and Guatemala. Neverless, a valuable early look at the CIA. 9. Inside The Company - CIA Diary Philip Agee Bantam Books, Inc. Toronto, New York, London Copyright (c) 1975 660 total pages, 618 pages text, 41 pages appendix Agee's ground breaking book describing the day to day activities of a CIA officer (Agee) in South America. Often boring in the endless details of mundane activities of propaganda excercises and political control of the governments in the countries where Agee worked. As in Stockwell's case, Agee was a 12 year veteran of CIA service, leaving the service in 1969 thoroughly disillusioned with how he observed the CIA working to destroy democracy. Agee pioneered the practice of naming names in his one person attempt to attack the CIA. For this he was of course labeled a traitor and hounded by the CIA for almost a decade. (Described in his book "On the Run"). Recently, Agee has been able to legally enter the United States and has joined the lecture circuit in the same manner as Stockwell. 10. On The Run Philip Agee Lyle Stuart Inc., New Jersey Copyright (c) 1987 408 total pages, 8 pages photographs, 390 pages text, 10 page index Agee's description of how he left the CIA, why he did so, and the account of the subsequent chase as the CIA attempted to call him to account for the damage he did to the Agency with "CIA Diary" and other publishing activites he continued while living in Europe. 11. The CIA and the Cult of Intelligence Victor Marchetti and John D. Marks Dell Publishing Co., New York Copyright (c) 1974 365 total pages, 325 pages text, 40 pages appendix and index And yet another disillusioned CIA veteran with accounts of how the CIA operates, concentrating on the bureaucratic structure. Marchetti worked for the CIA for 14 years, rising to the office of executive assistant ot the deputy director. By Federal Court order, the authors were required to submit the manuscript of the book to the CIA for review prior to publication. Under the terms of the court ruling, the CIA ordered the deletion of 339 passages of varying length. Later, following demands to the CIA by legal counsel for the authors - and the commencement of litigation by the publisher and the authors against the CIA challenging the censorship involved - all but 168 of these deletions were reinstated. Later court cases cleared another 25 passages for publication. 12. The General Was a Spy - The Truth About General Gehlen and His Spy Ring Heinz Hoehne & Hermann Zolling, translated from the German by Richard Barry Introduction by Hugh Trevor-Roper and preface to the American edition by Andrew Tully Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc., New York Copyright (c) 1971 408 total pages, 32 pages photographs, 296 pages text, 39 pages appendix, 24 pages notes, 6 page bibliography, 11 page index 13. The Man Who Kept the Secrets - Richard Helms and the CIA Thomas Powers Alfred A. Knopf, New York Copyright (c) 1979 456 total pages, 356 pages text, 76 pages notes, 4 page bibliography, 16 page index 14. Dirty Work - The CIA in Western Europe Collection of Essays, edited by Philip Agee and Louis Wolf Dorset Press, New York Copyright (c) 1978 319 total pages 15. The Search For "The Manchurian Candidate" - The CIA and Mind Control, the Secret History of the Behavioral Sciences John Marks, introduction by Thomas Powers Dell Publishing, New York Copyright (c) 1979 264 total pages, 230 pages text, 18 pages notes, 15 page index See also, "Operation Mind Control" by William Bowart. 16. Acid Dreams - The CIA, LSD and the Sixties Rebellion Martin A. Lee and Burce Shlain Grove Press, New York Copyright (c) 1985 343 pages, 294 pages text, 25 pages notes, 10 page bibliography, 13 page index 17. October Surprise Barbara Honegger Tudor Publishing Co., New York and Los Angeles Copyright (c) 1989 323 total pages, 292 pages text, 30 pages references 18. Guts and Glory - The Rise and Fall of Oliver North Ben Bradlee, Jr. Donald I. Fine, Inc., New York Copyright (c) 1988 596 total pages, 24 pages photographs, 559 pages text, 2 pages notes, 10 page index 19. BLOWBACK - America's Recruitment of Nazis and Its Effects on the Cold War Christopher Simpson Collier Books, New York Copyright (c) 1988 414 total pages, 16 pages photographs, 290 pages text, 66 pages notes, 12 pages bibliography, 14 pages archival sources, 15 pages index "Operation Mind Control - Our Secret Government's War Against Its Own People" W. H. Bowart - introduction by Richard Condon Dell Publishing Co., Inc 1 Dag Hammarskjold Plaza New York, New York 10017 Copyright (c) 1978 Paperback format: 317 Total Pages, 7 pages Appendix, 4 pages notes, 13 page bibliography, 8 page index About The Author, from inside front cover: Walter Bowart was born in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1939. He was awarded a McMahon Scholarship in journalism to the Univ. of Oklahoma, and in 1965 he founded the New York weekly: "The East Village Other" and was its editor for four years. Since that time he has been a publisher and free-lance writer whose articles have appeared in many magazines. Mr. Bowart lives in Tuscon, Arizona, with his wife and three children. According to a recent radio interview, Bowart said that there was only one printing, in paperback, of his book. He said that one of the board of directors of Dell was an old-timer from the OSS and didn't appreciate the exposure this book gives to the CIA drug and mind control experiments. This book, and John Marks' "The Search for the Manchurian Candidate", are based upon information released in 1975 by the Rockerfeller Commission, and the Church subcommittee investigations. The Rockerfeller Commission was charged with investigation of illegal CIA operations. The Rockerfeller Commission report was released on June 6, 1975. The Senate subcommittee, chaired by Senator Frank Church (D-Idaho) investigated CIA participation in assassination plots against foreign leaders, and released its report on November 20, 1975. John Marks was following up on the information of these reports and one of his requests for documents under the Freedom of Information Act, uncovered 16,000 pages of CIA financial records concerning medical, drug, and mind control experiments carried out by the CIA since the 1940's. These documents were found in the spring of 1977. Based upon these reports, documents, and interviews with participants and victims, Bowart published his book in 1978, Marks in 1979. The two books are similar in their coverage of the sources, however Bowart comes to the conclusion that the mind control experiments were successful and the techniques are used by the CIA. Marks comes to the conclusion that the experiments were interesting intellectual exercises, but the techniques were abandoned due to no consistent mind- control results. Bowart's book is rare and hard to find, Marks' book is still in print today and can be found in any up to date bookstore. A quote from "The Murder Talents of the CIA" by Jim Garrison in the periodical: "Freedom", April-May 1987, page 15: "The Church committee revealed that more than 1,000 books had been "produced, subsidized, or sponsored" by the CIA. The agency, however, refused to make available any listing of the books, the subjects, or their authors to the congressional committee. Subsequently, individuals turned to the Freedom of Information Act to obtain the release of the names of these agency-produced books but in every instance the federal judiciary has bypassed this expression of legislative will and paid homage instead to secret government. Considering the abundant information which steadily has surfaced with regard to the agency's commitment to the deception of the American public, the unflagging support which it continues to receive gives testament to its remarkable resiliency and influence within the government." --Hiram [*~ Hiram Clawson - Member, Technical Staff, The Santa Cruz Operation ~*] [*~ P.O. Box 1900, Santa Cruz, CA 95061 - tel. 408-425-7222 ext. 6289 ~*] [*~ FAX: 408-429-1887, Electronic mail: uunet!sco!hiramc or hiramc@sco.COM ~*] [ _underscore_ indicates italics ] "Operation Mind Control - Our Secret Government's War Against Its Own People" Contents: page 13 Forward by Richard Condon page 19 Ch. 1 The Cryptorian Candidate page 27 Ch. 2 Only One Mind for My Country page 43 Ch. 3 The Mind Laundry Myth page 59 Ch. 4 Without Knowledge or Consent page 75 Ch. 5 Pain-Drug Hypnosis page 87 Ch. 6 The Guinea Pig Army page 99 Ch. 7 The MKULTRANS page 115 Ch. 8 The Mata Hari of Mind Control page 131 Ch. 9 The Slaves Who Buried the Pharaoh page 151 Ch. 10 Brave New World in a Skinner Box page 161 Ch. 11 A School for Assassins page 171 Ch. 12 The Four Faces of a Zombie page 183 Ch. 13 The Lone Nuts page 197 Ch. 14 The Ignored Confessions page 205 Ch. 15 Another Hypno-Patsy? page 215 Ch. 16 Confession by Automatic Writing page 233 Ch. 17 The Patriotic Assassin page 249 Ch. 18 Deep Probe page 261 Ch. 19 From Bionic Woman to Stimulated Cat page 275 Ch. 20 The Engines of Security page 285 Appendix A - Memorandum from Richard Helms to J. Lee Rankin, Warren Commission Document 1131 page 289 Appendix B - List of Drugs Tested by the CIA [146 listed] page 293 Notes page 297 Bibliography page 311 Index From pages 144-147: --Begin Quote-- The Cold War _was_ World War III - a war waged largely with words. Yet the men who had won World War II with advanced weaponry were less artful in the use of the new psychological warfare. As the Cold War escalated, propaganda was followed by sabotage, assassinations, "para-military" covert operations, and limited "police actions." America had traditionally been a free and open society. But after the war, U.S. leaders held in their hands an awesome technological superiority. While being the love object of government, the new technologies, especially nuclear energy, made the leaders fearful of losing their monopoly. That fear gave rise to the belief that new secret agencies and operations were needed to guard against technological thefts by foreign governments. The Cold War was a "secret" war in more ways than one. The psychological war, originally waged only against "enemy" countries, was nevertheless created at home. It was used within the United States, against beliefs and free thought, by a secret bureaucracy which is still supported by all the power of the federal government, but which operates outside the chain of government command. It is a secret bureaucracy become paranoid - a cryptocracy mad with world power. Although the Central Intelligence Agency has long been the convenient symbol for all those who have committed atrocities in the name of national security, the secret bureaucracy, the cryptocracy, does _not_ consist solely of the CIA. It is as well a vast network of alliances between _individuals_ in a number of government agencies normally thought to be outside the intelligence field. Since the cryptocracy violates every constitutional principle as a matter of course, and commits every crime known to man in the interest of "national security," it cannot entirely rely on the patriotism of its agents to keep its secrets. Therefore, no single individual is told more than he has a "need to know." The cryptocracy is a brotherhood reminiscent of the ancient secret societies, with rites of initiation and indoctrination programs to develop in its loyal membership the special understanding of its mysteries. It has secret codes and oaths of silence which reinforce the sense of elitism necessary for the maintenance of its strict loyalty. It is automated, organized in the mode of a computer, where all have access to general knowledge and the most obvious aims and goals, but where the individual is isolated by tribal rituals and compartmentalization. It is a technocratic organization without ideology, loyal only to an unspoken, expedient, and undefined patriotism. Its members are anonymous. Its funds are secret. Its operational history is secret. Even its goals are secret. It is a degenerative disease of the body politic which has grown rampantly, spreading so invisibly that after nearly four decades its existence is known only to a handful of "decision makers." The cryptocracy is designed to function like a machine. It also has the feelings of a machine - none at all. But, unlike a machine, it does have ambition. To it, human beings are so much cheap hardware who perform certain set function which produce certain predetermined results. They are valued relative to cost and efficiency. The cryptocracy is the perfect cybernetic organism - pure logic at the planning level - nothing but automatic response in the field. If a prospective agent cannot be recruited by an appeal to patriotism, he is bribed. If he cannot be bribed, he is blackmailed. If he refuses to be blackmailed, he is "programmed." If all these fail, he is killed, for it must not be known that he had ever been approached - so important is "national security." It is sometimes hard to determine whether the cryptocracy is working for or against the interests of the U.S. President, to whom its constituent agencies are supposed to be accountable. Many of its crimes, now a matter of public record, would indicate that it has often worked against, the President. It _has_, we know, worked against the U.S. Constitution and the American people. It has needlessly caused the death of innocent people who were working for it, just as it has tortured and murdered those who have stood in its way. Documented atrocities and criminal blunders have been revealed by congressional investigations, yet no one has been brought to trial. [Note in text: Since the completion of this book, former CIA Director Richard Helms was given a two-year suspended sentence and fined $2,000 for lying to the United States Congress about the CIA's involvement in the overthrow of Chile's Allende government.] Little congressional, judicial, or executive action has been taken to limit its power or ferret out its leaders. Figureheads have been changed, but the _organization_ and the National Security Act which has bred this cancer remains in essence _un_changed. The cryptocracy serves big business and spends a good deal of time and energy supplying American corporations with industrial intelligence. These favors, offered only to those companies friendly to the cryptocracy, may be repaid by such things as political campaign contributions to candidates who are either sympathetic to or compromised by the cryptocracy. In the past the cryptocracy has supported both foreign and domestic politicians with such campaign contributions. The "old boy network" of retired cryptocrats working within major corporations plays an important role in the cryptocracy's international influence. Secret funds are shunted not only from one agency of government to another, but also from agency to corporation and then, under cover of the corporation's legal business activities, throughout the world, wherever expediency dictates. Through its authorized functions, the cryptocracy controls the United States government. It feeds the executive branch "intelligence reports" which are often slanted and sometimes falsified, so that the policy decisions which result will be those which fit the cryptocracy's game plan. Like a fifteenth century Machiavellian princedom that has been computerized and automated, the cryptocracy has systematically manipulated the American consciousness. By justifying its existence by citing an exaggerated danger from communism, it has justified its _own_ totalitarianism by convincing key politicians that fire must be fought with fire. The practices of the cryptocracy, once officially sanctioned only in operations outside the U.S., have become internalized. Those practices have included spying, stealing, blackmail, and murder, even within the borders of the country it is supposed to protect and defend. There is nothing hypocritical about the KGB's employment of totalitarian, police-state tactics. The Soviet equivalent of the CIA, the KGB, is an extension of the Soviet political system, which _is_ totalitarian. Neither is there anything hypocritical about the Chinese use of "brainwashing" on American POWs in Korea. The Chinese have "brainwashed" three and a half million of their own people, though generally they used techniques less drastic than starvation, sleep interruption, and isolation. But the U.S. cryptocracy is the ultimate hypocrisy, subversive to its own government's democratic structure. It operates with methods which are not permitted in most democracies and certainly not permitted by the Constitution of the United States. --End of Quote-- -- [*~ Hiram Clawson - Member, Technical Staff, The Santa Cruz Operation ~*] [*~ P.O. Box 1900, Santa Cruz, CA 95061 - tel. 408-425-7222 ext. 6289 ~*] [*~ FAX: 408-429-1887, Electronic mail: uunet!sco!hiramc or hiramc@sco.COM ~*]


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