Dirty War Declassified documents of the Chilean secret police cite an official estimate by the Batallón de Inteligencia 601 of 22,000 killed or "disappeared" between 1975 and mid-1978. During this period, in which it was later revealed 8,625 "disappeared" in the form of PEN detainees who were held in clandestine detention camps throughout Argentina before eventually being freed under diplomatic pressure. The number of people believed to have been killed or "disappeared," depending on the source, range from 9,089 to 30,000 in the period from 1976 to 1983, when the military was forced from power following Argentina's defeat in the Falklands War. The National Commission on the Disappearance of Persons estimates that around 13,000 were disappeared. After democratic government was restored, Congress passed legislation to provide compensation to victims' families. The exact chronology of the repression is still debated, however, as in some senses the long political war started in 1969.
Zen Flower Radio HMAS Sydney (D48) On 19 November 1941, Sydney was involved in a mutually destructive engagement with the German auxiliary cruiser Kormoran, and was lost with all 645 aboard. The wrecks of both ships were lost until 2008; Sydney was found on 17 March, five days after her adversary. Sydney's defeat is commonly attributed to the proximity of the two ships during the engagement, and Kormoran's advantages of surprise and rapid, accurate fire. However, the cruiser's loss with all hands compared to the survival of most of the German crew have resulted in controversy, with some alleging that the German commander used illegal ruses to lure Sydney into range, that a Japanese submarine was involved, and that the true events of the battle are concealed behind a wide-ranging cover up. One of the cruiser's early commanding officers, Royal Navy Captain J.W.A. Sailors working on the 6-inch (150 mm) diameter barrels of "A" turret following the Battle of Cape Spada in 1940 "Sydney" circa 1935
Operation Northwoods Operation Northwoods memorandum (13 March 1962) Operation Northwoods was a series of false flag proposals that originated within the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) of the United States government in 1962. The proposals, which called for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), or other operatives, to commit acts of terrorism in US cities and elsewhere, were rejected by the Kennedy administration. At the time of the proposal, Cuba had recently become communist under Fidel Castro. The operation proposed creating public support for a war against Cuba by blaming it for terrorist acts. To this end, Operation Northwoods proposals recommended hijackings and bombings followed by the introduction of phony evidence that would implicate the Cuban government. It stated: Several other proposals were included within Operation Northwoods, including real or simulated actions against various US military and civilian targets. Origins and public release The U.S.
Irregular military Irregular military refers to any non-standard military.[clarification needed] Being defined by exclusion, there is significant variance in what comes under the term. It can refer to the type of military organization, or to the type of tactics used. An irregular military organization is a military organization which is not part of the regular army organization of a party to a military conflict. Irregulars are soldiers or warriors that are members of these organizations, or are members of special military units that employ irregular military tactics. Irregular warfare is warfare employing the tactics commonly used by irregular military organizations. Other names for irregular military formations The term "irregular military" describes the "how" and "what", but it is more common to focus on the "why". Intense debates can build up over which of these terms to use when referring to a specific group. It is possible for a military to cross the line between regular and irregular.
» 10 Facts That Prove The Bin Laden Fable Is a Contrived Hoax Alex Jones Paul Joseph Watson Infowars.com May 9, 2011 Merely a week after President Obama announced the death of Osama Bin Laden, there is literally a deluge of evidence that clearly indicates the whole episode has been manufactured for political gain and to return Americans to a state of post-9/11 intellectual castration so that they can be easily manipulated in the run up to the 2012 election. Here are ten facts that prove the Bin Laden fable is a contrived hoax…. 1) Before last Sunday’s raid, every intelligence analyst, geopolitical commentator or head of state worth their salt was on record as stating that Osama Bin Laden was already dead, and that he probably died many years ago, from veteran CIA officer Robert Baer, to former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, to former FBI head of counterterrorism Dale Watson. 2) The official narrative of how the raid unfolded completely collapsed within days of its announcement. Fresh food that lasts from eFoods Direct (Ad) Print this page. BREAKING!
Cover-up A cover-up is an attempt, whether successful or not, to conceal evidence of wrongdoing, error, incompetence or other embarrassing information. In a passive cover-up, information is simply not provided; in an active cover-up, deception is used. Modern usage "An ostrich only thinks he "covers up." When a scandal breaks, the discovery of an attempt to cover up is often regarded as even more reprehensible than the original deeds. The mildest case, not quite a cover-up, is simply to release news which could be embarrassing but is not important enough to guarantee attention at a time when other news is dominating the headlines, or immediately before a holiday or weekend. Initially a cover-up may require little effort; it will be carried out by those closely involved with the misdeed. It is likely that some cover-ups are successful although by definition this cannot be confirmed. Cover-ups do not necessarily require the active manipulation of facts or circumstances. Reasons
Gladio in Italy Giulio Andreotti's revelation Vincenzo Vinciguerra, a far-right terrorist, had already revealed Gladio's existence during his 1984 trial. Gladio was involved in the "strategy of tension" (Italian: strategia della tensione) during the "lead years", which started with Piazza Fontana bombing in December 1969. Thirty years later, during a trial of right-wing extremists, General Giandelio Maletti, former head of Italian counter-intelligence, claimed that the massacre had been carried out by the Italian stay-behind army and right wing terrorists on orders of the CIA in order to discredit the Italian Communist Party (PCI). After the discovery by judge Felice Casson of documents on Gladio in the archives of the Italian military secret service in Rome, Giulio Andreotti, head of Italian government, revealed to the Chamber of deputies the existence of "Operazione Gladio" on 24 October 1990, insisting that Italy has not been the only country with secret "stay-behind" armies. See also
List of military tactics This page contains a list of military tactics. General tactics Force concentration - the practice of concentrating a military force against a portion of an enemy forceExploiting prevailing weather - the tactical use of weather as a force multiplier has influenced many important battles throughout history, such as the Battle of WaterlooNight combat - combat that takes place at night. It often requires more preparation than combat during daylight and can provide significant tactical advantages and disadvantages to both the attacker and defenderReconnaissance - a mission to obtain information by visual observation or other detection methods, about the activities and resources of the enemy or potential enemy, or about the meteorologic, hydrographic, or geographic characteristics of a particular area.Fire Attacks: Reconnaissance by fire is used by apprehensive soldiers when they suspect the enemy is lurking nearby. Small unit tactics Offensive tactics
9/11 conspiracy theories No it wasn't. On September 11, 2001, al-Qaeda, an Islamist terrorist organization led by Osama bin Laden, executed a plan in which a group of (in the end) 19 men, mostly from Saudi Arabia, hijacked four passenger jets in order to crash them into the NYC World Trade Center's twin towers, the Pentagon, and possibly the Capitol Building. Besides the unspeakable horror that this plan unleashed, it also gave birth to a conspiracy theory unlike anything the United States had seen since Pearl Harbor. 9/11 conspiracy theorists (collectively referred to as "truthers") claim that the attacks were condoned by the U.S. government, or even carried out by the government as a false flag operation, as a pretext for launching the War on Terror. More extreme variations on these theories suggest that the attacks were masterminded by an international Jewish conspiracy, or that they were carried out as part of an ongoing strategy to bring about the New World Order.  Claims of the conspiracy theorists