Posts Tagged ‘KGB’

The CIA’s James Bond File

The CIA has had an interest in James Bond almost since its inception as a series of novels in the 1950s.  The books were probably the first spy fiction to refer to the CIA by name and to depict them through the character of Felix Leiter.  This led to a ...
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ClandesTime 069 – Political Correctness Gone Mad

Recent stories focusing on the 'migrant crisis' and 'the Cologne attacks' - among other incidents - are provoking racial and religious tensions in Europe.  In this episode I look at the simple-minded dialogue around these trends and events, identifying the Russian state as playing a critical role in the incitement.  ...
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ClandesTime 057 – Conspiracy Theories: The Death of Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe's death in 1962 was ruled a 'probable suicide' but there have always been suspicions that she was murdered because of her relationship with the Kennedy brothers.  In this episode I look at the various conspiracy theories about her death, from the highly plausible (she was murdered by her ...
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The CIA and Hollywood – Season 1 Linkchart

Later this week Pearse and myself will begin releasing the first season of our show The CIA and Hollywood.  To help you navigate this series and to give you an overview of what we are covering we have put together a linkchart with all the people and films that we ...
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Gladio B Roundtable with Sibel Edmonds, Pearse Redmond and Tom Secker

Gladio B Roundtable with Sibel Edmonds, Pearse Redmond and Tom Secker

Following on from our discussion on The Lone Gladio Sibel, Pearse and I took a run at some of the wider geopolitical issues around Gladio B. In this highly interesting and provocative conversation we also got into some very interesting philosphical areas, which will no doubt form part of our ...
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ClandesTime 035 – Topaz

In this episode we look at the Leon Uris book and Alfred Hitchcock film Topaz as a possible example of CIA propaganda.  I outline the story told in both the novel and the film, and how most of the characters are based on real spies involved in the Sapphire scandal ...
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