The Guardian • CIA

Issue #1981

British spooks remain tight-lipped over alleged CIA plot to assassinate Assange

British spooks remained tight-lipped today after questions posed over an alleged CIA plot to kidnap and assassinate Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in London.

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Issue #2006

Weaponising culture: the CIA’s use of art, literature and music in the cold war

Today the CIA has illegal operations around the world, from gathering information on Americans to developing new forms of torture. What is little known is...

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Scott Ludlam visits Pine Gap. Issue #2098

Pine Gap on red alert

In October 1973, US bases in Australia were put on ‘red alert’ in case of a nuclear war. The USA did not bother informing the...

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Global briefs Issue #2044


CUBA: Cuba’s President Miguel Diaz-Canel criticised the inclusion of his country in the US Department of State’s list of “States sponsor of terrorism.” “The US...

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Bernardo Arévalo. Issue #2070

Centre-left win in Guatemala

Nearly seventy years after the CIA-backed coup in 1954, the Left has finally won the presidency in Guatemala. Bernardo Arévalo, of the centre-left Movimiento Semilla...

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Issue #2081

Neither Confirm nor Deny – How the Glomar Mission Shielded the CIA from Transparency

In the 1970s scientific journals such as Scientific American had numerous articles on the mineral bonanza being recovered from the deep ocean floors. In 1975...

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