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My main objective in writing this article is to dispel, once and for all, the notion that John F. Kennedy broke his promise to provide direct US intervention in the form of air cover for Brigade 2506 at the Bay of Pigs. This imaginary “broken promise” is often erroneously cited as evidence that he is to blame for the mission’s failure. That interpretation of the evidence can be shown to be false on several counts. But first, another topic is raised when we explore theRead More

Operation Paperclip

Operation Paperclip: A Monstrous Distortion of History

Operation Paperclip: A Monstrous Distortion of History A Book Review by James Norwood Annie Jacobsen’s 575-page Operation Paperclip:  The Secret Intelligence Program That Brought Nazi Scientists to America (Little, Brown and Company, 2014) combines documentary evidence with extensive interviews in a compelling work of history.  Here is an example of a mainstream book publication that examines the burgeoning secret government America in the aftermath of World War II.  It is also a work that deals with facts, as opposed to “theories.”  As a model ofRead More