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 Brig. Gen. Edward Lansdale

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Presidential Policy: Even in a week overshadowed by the feud between President Trump and his former chief strategist Steve Bannon, the executive branch has succeeded in moving some policies forward. The FBI reportedly reopened an investigation of the Clinton Foundation; the Department of the ...
In the early 1960s, at the dawn of the Kennedy administration, Edward Lansdale had an enviable reputation as a can-do covert-action specialist. ... Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, who took on Castro's overthrow as his personal project, put intense pressure on Lansdale to achieve results. At meeting ...

The "meaning" of the Vietnam War is no different from the meaning of the genocidal campaign against the Native Americans, the colonial massacres in The Philippines, the atomic bombings of Japan, the levelling of every city in North Korea. The aim was described by Colonel Edward Lansdale, the famous ...
In late December 1967, the government of South Vietnam announced a reorganization of its war effort against the country's Communist insurgency. Effective immediately, all South Vietnamese counterinsurgency activities became part of a new program known as Phuong Hoang, a reference to a magical ...
The biggest blowback has come at the United Nations, where the General Assembly has now passed -- by a vote of 128 to 9, with 35 abstentions and ... Foreign Relations, a contributing writer to Opinion, and author of the forthcoming "The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in ...
In April of 1961, US planning for the Cuban Project aka Operation Mongoose began and was to stated to have been led by Air Force General Edward Lansdale, Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and others. The all-encompassing covert war program (seen in part in the image below) would be set in ...

His forthcoming book is "The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam." ... barrage is laying the groundwork for Trump to pardon his aides and try to fire Mueller -- along, presumably, with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the Russia investigation.
He apparently attended Hillary Clinton's election night party and sent an email to acting Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates saying he was "proud" of her for refusing to enforce Trump's initial ban on ... His forthcoming book is "The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam.".
The United States took the lead in bringing this about by creating institutions such as the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (forerunner of ...
... military figure interviewed by Burns and Novick, former Air Force Gen. ... is the lanky figure of Edward Lansdale, the CIA's man in Saigon, the ...
... of the worst and most one-sided transactions the United States has ever entered into," he told the United Nations General Assembly on Sept.
At the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 19, he said that if the U.S. "is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to ...
General William Westmoreland, the American commander, referred to ... The aim was described by Colonel Edward Lansdale, the famous CIA ...
General William Westmoreland, the American commander, referred to ... The aim was described by Colonel Edward Lansdale, the famous CIA ...
... during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. .... Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam.".
... Air Force Colonel and CIA agent Edward Lansdale began working to .... So, too, the legendary General Vo Nguyen Giap, the hero of Dien ...
"Y" is General Edward Lansdale, a counter-insurgency expert who, unfortunately for Stone's thesis that Kennedy was killed by "Y" and his ...

So much for the hopes that Trump's seasoned cabinet appointees -- especially retired Gen. John Kelly at Homeland Security, retired Gen.
... military figure interviewed by Burns and Novick, former Air Force Gen. ... is the lanky figure of Edward Lansdale, the CIA's man in Saigon, the ...
... of the worst and most one-sided transactions the United States has ever entered into," he told the United Nations General Assembly on Sept.
General William Westmoreland, the American commander, referred to ... The aim was described by Colonel Edward Lansdale, the famous CIA ...
General William Westmoreland, the American commander, referred to ... The aim was described by Colonel Edward Lansdale, the famous CIA ...
... during the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday, Sept. .... Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam.".
... Air Force Colonel and CIA agent Edward Lansdale began working to .... So, too, the legendary General Vo Nguyen Giap, the hero of Dien ...
Clearly there's a reason why he's a general and I'm not. ... Gen. Mohammad Zaman Waziri, the mustachioed corps commander, comes in with a .... His forthcoming book is "The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the ...
... Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam." ... But when I visited Afghanistan a few days ago, traveling with Gen.
Less noticed by the general public, but not by the Foreign Service, is the fact that Tillerson didn't vociferously protest the expulsions either.
But when I visited Afghanistan a few days ago, traveling with Gen. ... of senior officials by the country's crusading attorney general, Farid Hamidi. ... Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam.".
... be against General Lee and be for General Washington, there literally is ... worthy of special recognition it isn't Lee but his subordinate, Gen.
... Ku Klux Klan, and white-supremacists in general, but not Trump: He ... His forthcoming book is "The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and ...
... Ku Klux Klan, and white-supremacists in general, but not Trump: He ... His forthcoming book is "The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and ...
The general has offended the far-right by removing several of their champions from the NSC staff and the Russians by urging a stronger line ...
... to force the attorney general from office so that Trump could appoint a ... His forthcoming book is "The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and ...
... called perhaps the "most destructive general in American history." Taylor instructed the famed counterinsurgency expert Edward Lansdale to "put all the ... Gen. Maxwell Taylor, in dark shirt, walking beside Col. Nguyen Van ...
An Israeli general made a similar point to me after the defeat of the second intifada, saying, "Better to fight terror with an M-16 rather than an ...
"Y" is General Edward Lansdale, a counter-insurgency expert who, unfortunately for Stone's thesis that Kennedy was killed by "Y" and his ...
Edward Lansdale. Though apparently in the army, Lansdale was a CIA employee and retired as a Major General. .... Gen. Charles Cabell, Deputy Director CIA, requested that a squadron of helicopters be moved from Thailand ...
So much for the hopes that Trump's seasoned cabinet appointees -- especially retired Gen. John Kelly at Homeland Security, retired Gen.
... was the very word he employed in firing acting Attorney General Sally Yates over her refusal to defend his indefensible immigration diktat.
No doubt Trump hopes that the general can straighten out what ails the ... His forthcoming book is "The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and ...
A classic case was Gen. Edward Lansdale - considered the father of modern psyops - draining the blood from a dead Filipino rebel in such a way so the dead rebel's superstitious comrades would think that a vampire-like creature was on the prowl.
"Y" is General Edward Lansdale, a counter-insurgency expert who, unfortunately for Stone's thesis that Kennedy was killed by "Y" and his cohorts because the president was about to withdraw the American advisers from Vietnam, was actually less of a hawk ...
Quite apart from its specifics, the Wikileaks release changes the subject after a bad few days for Trump highlighted by Attorney General Jeff Sessions's decision to recuse himself from any Kremlingate probe after he was revealed to have lied under oath ...
So much for the hopes that Trump's seasoned cabinet appointees - especially retired Gen. John Kelly at Homeland Security, retired Gen. James Mattis at Defense, and former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson at State - could direct administration policy on a ...
*Dr. Thomas A. Marks, a member of the advisory board of Mantraya, is Distinguished Professor and Major General Edward Lansdale Chair of Irregular Warfighting strategy at the College of International Security Affairs (CISA) of the National Defense ...
But, as the Watergate investigations by a Special Prosecutor advanced on Nixon's closest advisers - Attorney General Mitchell, former commerce Secretary Stans, his chief of staff Haldemann, and adviser Erlichman, counselor Colson - all the President ...
Gen. Edward Lansdale.) Catholics, whether Cubans or North Americans, spent little time thinking about the Second Coming or the antichrist; however poorly catechized, the idea of Havana Catholics drawing such conclusions beggars belief.
Only a handful of other hires have been announced so far at the NSC, and the most prominent one is, of course, retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, the National Security Advisor who does not inspire confidence with his tweets promoting discredited ...
His forthcoming book is "The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Experience in Vietnam. ... Gen. Gunnar Karlson, the chief of Sweden's main foreign intelligence agency, who warns that Russian subversion "is a serious threat because in ...
President-elect Donald Trump has made a terrific choice - his best one yet - in choosing retired Gen. James Mattis as his Secretary of Defense.


 

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