Since 9/11, Washington has responded to the increasing abuses of human rights in the Philippines by rewarding the government of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.Read More
About the Author
Dr. Joseph Fitsanakis holds a PhD in the politics of intelligence and has taught, authored and lectured widely on subjects relating to intelligence practice and reform. He is Senior Editor at intelNews.org.
The CIA views the potential destabilization of Iranian political order as an opportunity to re-establish its shattered intelligence networks in a country that has repeatedly proven “nearly impervious to Western intelligence”.Read More
Last month, the Bolivian government expelled a senior “diplomat” from the US embassy in La Paz, whom it accused of covertly supporting efforts to depose the country’s leftist president, Evo Morales. This past week, Bolivian authorities announced they had foiled operations by a major international anti-government mercenary group operating out of the city of Santa Cruz, a hotbed of anti-government activity in the country’s wealthy eastern provinces.Read More
Yemen’s allegations of Israeli support for an Islamic militant cell may seem bizarre, to say the least. However, if true, they will not signify the first time that Israeli intelligence agencies have actively supported militant Islamist groups in the Middle East.Read More