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Operation Gladio

February 18th, 2014 § in Others

US documents declassified in the 1970鈥瞫 show that General Giovanni de Lorenzo, the chief of Sifar (Italian Military Intelligence), joined the US in the 1950鈥瞫 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鈥檚 postwar efforts, President Harry Truman agreed in September 1946 to authorize 鈥淧roject Paperclip,鈥 a program to bring selected German scientists to work on America鈥檚 behalf during the 鈥淐old War鈥. 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 鈥淒etectiv[...]

The Templars and the Vatican

February 18th, 2014 § in Others

In October 2007 the vatican published secret documents about the trial of the Knights Templar, including a parchment 鈥 long ignored because of a vague catalog entry in 1628 鈥 showing that Pope Clement V initially absolved the medieval order of heresy. The Vatican work reprodu[...]

John Carpenter鈥檚 Vampires (1998)

February 17th, 2014 § in Others

John Carpenter鈥檚 Vampires is one of the better recent vampire movies that actually takes the effort to be a vampire movie, and not an action film disguised as a vampire movie. James Woods plays the role of the main protagonist, a vampire hunter who is obsessed with wiping out v[...]

Lost Boys (1987)

February 17th, 2014 § in Others

This is a favorite among many vampire movie fans, and will almost always pop up on a top ten list of vampire films. This Joel Schumacher film is also pop culture famous because it featured the two Coreys at the height of their teenage heart throb popularity in the late eighties. [...]