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Manipulation of the Press by the CIA

I mentioned yesterday that I am reading The Bothers by Stephen Kinzer. This is a book about Secretary of State John Foster Dulles and his brother, the head of the CIA, Allen Dulles.   478 more words

The Brothers that Created Modern America

For any of you interested in American history, and understanding how we got to where we are now, I cannot recommend the book The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War… 394 more words

Cold War Nike Missile Silo Near Los Angeles

Brinksmanship.  It is a word whose origins may seem obscure to the generation born after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989.  It is a word of the Cold War, the global struggle for supremacy between the opposing ideologies of the United States and the Soviet Union.   335 more words

More Western Soft War Aimed at China

At the Jamestown Foundation Nicholas Dynon of the Line 21 Project has a nice short piece on Chinese perceptions of Western ideological ‘soft war’.  In the Chinese perspective the West is engaged is a project that aims at ideological dominance.  410 more words

Soft Power