Archive for the ‘Others’ Category

Ben Kingsley as Mahatma Gandhi Gandhi

February 19th, 2014 § in Others

Simply one of the greatest performances of all time. Kingsley portrays the Mahatma from his early days in South Africa through India’s independence and postcolonial troubles and finally his assassination following the India-Pakistan partition. We feel the weight of the world th[...]

Churchill and Hitler’s Execution

February 18th, 2014 § in Others

Sir Winston Churchill, Britain’s wartime Prime Minister, planned to execute Adolf Hitler in the electric chair if the Nazi leader fell into Allied hands. Declassified documents reveal that Churchill was opposed to Allied plans for war crimes trials and wanted summarily to execu[...]

Operation Northwoods

February 18th, 2014 § in Others

According to secret and long-hidden documents, the Joint Chiefs of Staff drew up and approved plans for what may be the most corrupt plan ever created by the U.S. government – a fake terrorist attack on citizens. Code named Operation Northwoods, the plan, which had the written [...]

Operation Gladio

February 18th, 2014 § in Others

US documents declassified in the 1970′s show that General Giovanni de Lorenzo, the chief of Sifar (Italian Military Intelligence), joined the US in the 1950′s in preparing a plan against a Communist takeover, but did not inform his own government. According to a document rele[...]

My Lai Massacre

February 18th, 2014 § in Others

The My Lai Massacre was the mass murder of 347 to 504 unarmed citizens of the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam). They were almost entirely civilians, the majority of them women and children. The massacre was conducted by U.S. Army forces on March 16, 1968. Before being killed s[...]

Plame Affair

February 18th, 2014 § in Others

Beginning in mid July 2003, according to federal court records, Bush administration officials, including Richard Armitage, Karl Rove, and Lewis Libby, discussed with various reporters the employment of a then-classified, covert, CIA officer, Valerie E. Wilson (also known as Valer[...]

Operation Paperclip

February 18th, 2014 § in Others

Convinced that German scientists could help America’s postwar efforts, President Harry Truman agreed in September 1946 to authorize “Project Paperclip,” a program to bring selected German scientists to work on America’s behalf during the “Cold War”. The highest profli[...]

Dunblane Massacre

February 18th, 2014 § in Others

The Dunblane killer Thomas Hamilton might have been stripped of his firearms licence had prosecutors heeded police reports about his worrying behaviour towards children, according to secret files. These include claims that police were tipped off that Hamilton was armed and en rou[...]

U.S.S Liberty

February 18th, 2014 § in Others

On June the 8th 1967, during the six day war, Israel deliberately attacked the intelligence collection ship USS Liberty, in full awareness it was a U.S. Navy ship, and did its best to sink it and leave no survivors. The attack killed 34 U.S. servicemen and wounded at least 173. S[...]

The Lost Bomb

February 18th, 2014 § in Others

Classified documents obtained by a group of former workers at Thule, an Arctic air and radar base built by the United States in 1951-52, suggest that one of four hydrogen bombs on a B-52 bomber that crashed there in 1968 was never found, the daily Jyllands-Posten said “Detectiv[...]