How the CIA Corrupts the System _on Guns & Butter
GUNS AND BUTTER with Bonnie Faulkner
How the CIA Corrupts the System — Douglas Valentine
We discuss Douglas Valentine’s new book, The CIA As Organized Crime: How Illegal Operations Corrupt America and the World; crime and law enforcement become indistinguishable and employ the same tactics; former CIA liaison officer in Vietnam becomes the Chief of Staff of Homeland Security; good old boy network in the CIA; official secrecy and plausible deniability; the DEA federal drug law enforcement infiltrated by CIA; the two foundation stones of the Phoenix Program, i.e., the counter terror facet of armed propaganda teams and the interrogation centers; the involvement of the CIA, Corsican drug runners, South Vietnamese Generals in the drug trade in South East Asia. Produced and edited by Bonnie Faulkner, Yarrow Mahko and Tony Rango.
This show was broadcast on January 23, 2017.