Armies of the Central Intelligence Agency
By Justin King
February 18, 2016 "Information
Virginia - As more and more evidence
mounts that the US government was secretly assisting
the Islamic State, it might be time to point out a
few instances when the Central Intelligence Agency
created secret armies. The current theory
suggests the US secretly supported the Islamic State
so the Islamists would destabilize the government of
Syrian President Assad. If that seems out of the
question, remember the CIA once started a war over
bananas… literal bananas.
Cuba: Probably the best
known secret army. Castro nationalized the assets of
western companies after his government took
power, so the US decided to overthrow the
government of Cuba and install a puppet regime. As
with most of the armies backed by the US
intelligence establishment, it failed. Miserably.
The Bay of Pigs invasion saw
1400 US-trained Cubans surrender to Castro’s
forces within 24 hours.
El Salvador: The
US-supported Salvadoran government faced opposition
from communist rebels. US intelligence saw an
obvious and simple answer: establish
death squads. US intelligence trained and
advised pro-government forces as they massacred
villages and led the way to the displacement of over
a million people. Immediately after the ceasefire,
there was a general amnesty for people implicated in
war crimes. This amnesty was ruled to be illegal,
but remains in effect anyway. Those seeking justice
are often burglarized and the
evidence of CIA involvementis stolen.
Afghanistan: The US armed
and trained the Mujaheddin fighters through
Operation Cyclone. Later, many of these fighters
would form the core of the fundamentalist Islamic
terrorist groups we are fighting (or possibly
supporting) today. Yes, Osama bin Laden was
one of the fighterstrained by the CIA in
Afghanistan. The whole operation was carried out to
stop the Soviet invasion.
Guatemala: This little
CIA caper is the origin of the term “Banana
Republic.” The democratically elected President of
Guatemala decided to punish the United Fruit
decades of consorting with the country’s
dictators. He began to propose legislation to end
the US multinational’s monopoly on almost everything
in the country. So what else could the CIA do? The
overthrew the legal government and triggered a
war… over bananas.
Nicaragua (the second time): In
the 1980s, the leftist Sandinistas took power. The
CIA backed the
Contra militia that opposed them. The agency
funneled them arms,
ran cocaine for them, and trained the
organization that become well known for child
soldiers, massacres at literacy centers, and war
crimes of just about every imaginable kind.
Angola: The CIA
hired French and South African mercenaries to
assist right-wing groups in their fight against the
Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola. The
group was competing with several other paramilitary
organizations in a fight to take over the country
after the Portuguese decolonized. The CIA’s
mercenary army predictably lost.
Ukraine (the first time):
During the second World War, the Nazis set up a
partisan group in Ukraine to harass and slow the
advancing Soviet forces. At the end of World War II,
US intelligence began
assisting the partisan group. The Soviets wiped
the partisans out in 1952.
Venezuela: In 2002, a
group within Venezuela attempted to oust the
government. The US flatly denied involvement. Of
course, there is more than enough
evidence to tie the Bush Administration to the
plot. There is even circumstantial evidence a more
Ukraine (the second time):
The most recent revolution in Ukraine may have
started organically, however, it was seized upon by
US intelligence. The revolution became just another
method of installing a
US puppet regime. The US chose to install
Nazis. These facts are largely
ignored by US media.
intelligence secretly back a brutal, murderous
paramilitary group to destabilize a country on the
US hit list? Of course. The US intelligence
apparatus has been doing it for about 60 years.
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