Find Experts & Sources
Sources Home

Bookshelf

Title Index Author Index Subject Index
    Home     News Releases Calendar     Contact        

Sources Bookshelf



Press for Conversion #43
December 2000

http://coat.ncf.ca/our_magazine/links/issue43/issue43.htm

Publisher:  Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
Date Written:  01/12/2000
Year Published:  2000  

Please see our media profile in Sources:
  Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade

This issue summarises three dozen examples of the Central Intelligence Agency's covert efforts to overthrow and undermine democratic governments around the world since WWII. The case studies examine the CIA's early support for German fascists and describe many "dirty tricks" that they used to subvert governments in countries such as:
Afghanistan, Albania, Australia, Angola, Chile, Colombia, Congo, El Salvador, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Indonesia, Italy, Iraq, Iran, Nicaragua, Panama and Vietnam.
Also included is a well-documented example from Canada. In 1963, the CIA played a role in "knocking over" the Progressive Conservative government of John Diefenbaker. Dief was successfully ousted thanks largely to a joint effort by officials of the US State Department, the CIA, the US Ambassador, top brass within the Canadian and US militaries, and our corporate media. The US pushed this "regime change" because Dief refused to allow US nuclear weapons to be based in Canada. Within months of Pearson's Liberals coming to power, they allowed the deployment of US Bomark nuclear missiles in BC and Quebec.

Subject Headings



Sources is a directory for journalists, writers, news editors, researchers. Use Sources to find experts, media contacts, spokespersons, scientists, lobbyists, officials, speakers, university professors, researchers, newsmakers, CEOs, executive directors, media relations contacts, spokespeople, talk show guests, PR representatives, Canadian sources, story ideas, research studies, databases, universities, colleges, associations, businesses, government, research institutions, lobby groups, non-government organizations (NGOs), in Canada and internationally.
© Sources 2021. The information provided is copyright and may not be reproduced in any form or by any means (whether electronic, mechanical or photographic), or stored in an electronic retrieval system, without written permission of the publisher. The content may not be resold, republished, or redistributed. Indexing and search applications by Ulli Diemer and Chris DeFreitas.