Tag Archives: Richard Secord

Arming The Iranians

(Excerpted from Chapter 10: The Iran/Iraq War: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

While Brzezinski gave Saddam the green light to invade Iran, Casey met Hashemi in Madrid, ostensibly to plan a new round of “energy domination” and “economic inductance”.  The US would now arm both Iran and Iraq then send them to war, hoping to decimate both oil price-hawk nations. Continue reading

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October Surprise & The Hardy Boys

(Excerpted from Chapter 10: The Iran/Iraq War: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

Richard Brenneke, the CIA pilot who testified before Senator John Kerry’s Subcommittee on Terrorism, Narcotics and International Relations that the Honduran arms supermarket supplying the Nicaraguan contras was funded by the Medellin Cartel, and that his superior Donald Gregg told him to “stick to his job”, also claims he flew to Paris on October 18, 1980. Continue reading

The Enterprise

1988-nicaragua_006(Excerpted from Chapter 4: Nicaraguan Contraband: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

Official channels were proving cumbersome for North & Company  The passage by Congress of the Boland Amendment in 1984 added more ammunition to the cause of those already citing the Neutrality Act as proof that Reagan’s contras were illegal.  So North and CIA Director William Casey decided to take the operation “off-the-shelf”. Continue reading

Nugan Hand & The Australian Coup

B75 Dean with massive tree. Darwin(Excerpted from Chapter 2: Hong Kong Shanghaied: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

Banco Ambrosiano insider Robert Calvi was found hanging beneath London’s Blackfriar’s Bridge.  His accomplice Michelle Sindona died from cyanide poisoning just as he was being sentenced to prison.  But the Italians weren’t the only expendable CIA paymasters. Continue reading