NARCO-POLITIK: The CIA and the Covert Roots of the Panama Papers (Flashback)

Source – constantinereport.com – “…As Jonathan Marshall, co-author of the indispensable Cocaine Politics, explained, between “economic sanctions, capital flight, war damage, and a more than a billion dollars’ worth of damage from post-conflict looting,” any new president would have faced significant challenges. It happened that the one the United States installed, Guillermo Endara, had dubious…

NARCO-POLITIK: Mexico’s Murder Rate Soars To Highest In History As Narco Shootouts Plague Capital

Source – zerohedge.com – “…Mexico City is diving deeper into a murder crisis; cartels and narcos are overrunning the country as the nationwide murder rate hits a new record high, with at least 90 people murdered per day  – doesn’t include drive-by shootings, kidnappings, extortion, and other serious crimes” SM: The recent shootings in El…

NARCO-POLITIK: ‘Shadow Government Unmasked’, CIA Dealing Cocaine, Taking Out Whistleblowers – By Robert O’Dowd (Archive)

Source – jamesfetzer.blogspot.ca – “…The Contras had easy access to cocaine drug cartels in Central America and the easy solution for them and their backers in the US government was to fund the war by the sales of cocaine.  Trafficking of cocaine into the US is a felony. The use of military bases to transport the…

REALPOLITIK: ‘War Worth Waging’, The War on Afghanistan is a Profit Driven “Resource War”- By Prof Michel Chossudovsky (Flashback)

Source –– globalresearch.ca – “…America’s covert war, namely its support to the Mujahideen “Freedom fighters” (aka Al Qaeda) was also geared towards the development of the Golden Crescent trade in opiates, which was used by US intelligence to fund the insurgency directed against the Soviets”: War Worth Waging: Afghanistan’s Vast Reserves of Minerals and Natural…

NARCO-POLITIK: With Three Felony Counts Already, Did JPMorgan Chase Really Need to Own a Ship Containing 20 Tons of Cocaine?

Source – riggedgame.blog – “…The ship is believed to be worth about $90 million and as losses go at JPMorgan Chase, that’s a drop in the bucket. The bank infamously lost more than $6.2 billion in 2012-2013 using deposits from its Federally-insured bank to gamble in high risk derivatives in London and paid out $1…

NARCO-POLITIK: Richard Armitage, The Early Years & The Golden Triangle (Archive)

Source – boilingfrogspost.com – As mentioned earlier, Brent Scowcroft will be ending his nine-year reign as chairman of the American Turkish Council (ATC) and will be succeeded by former Bush administration Deputy Secretary of State Richard L. Armitage. Armitage may be best remembered for leaking information to Robert Novak that exposed Valerie Plame as a…

NARCO-POLITIK: ‘Powder Burns’, From Barry Seal to Donald Trump – By Daniel Hopsicker

Source – madcowprod.com – “…I was contacted by a disgruntled former Iran Contra bagman who had worked for Oliver North…“Iran Contra went far beyond a simple operation to finance the 50,000-man Contra army,” retired Navy Lt. Commander Al Martin told me. “It created an “intricate web of state-sponsored fraud, as well as trafficking in narcotics…

NARCO-POLITIK: America’s Unacknowledged 17th Intelligence Service Blows Up Philadelphia Car Lot After Port Attack

Source – whatdoesitmean.com – ‘…the “most secret of secret units” in the US Army code named “The Activity”—otherwise known as Mission Support Activity, and is America’s unacknowledged 17th intelligence service—this past Friday evening, on 21 June, detonated 8 cars in a shopping mall parking lot located in Northeast Philadelphia…These secretive US Army forces, aided by…

KILL THE MESSENGER: The CIA’s Murderous Targeting of SDS, Panthers, Hendrix, Lennon, Cobain, Tupac & other Activists – By John Potash

Source – johnpotash.com – “…Drugs as Weapons Against Us meticulously details how a group of opium-trafficking families came to form an American oligarchy and eventually achieved global dominance…U.S. Intelligence agents used drugs in the targeting of leftist leaders from SDS to the Black Panthers, Young Lords, Latin Kings, and the Occupy Movement. It also tells how…

NARCO-POLITIK: ‘El Lider Maximo’, The Double Life of Fidel Castro (Archive)

Source – cuban-exile.com – “…Starting in the seventies, MININT’s dealings with Southern Hemisphere guerrillas turned into cooperation with its drug dealers and involvement in drug trafficking….Abrantes proposed to Fidel, that Cuba cooperate with drug dealers in striking out at the United States…Not coincidentally, the drug trade also became a significant source of hard currency income…

NARCO-POLITIK: ‘The Spoils of War’, Afghanistan’s Multibillion Dollar Heroin Trade – By Prof Michel Chossudovsky

Source – globalresearch.ca – “…The heroin trade was part of the war agenda. What this war has achieved is to restore a compliant narco-State, headed by a US appointed puppet…The powerful financial interests behind narcotics are supported by the militarisation of the world’s major drug triangles (and transshipment routes), including the Golden Crescent and the…

NARCO-POLITIK: The Lockerbie Bombing, 9/11 & The Politic’s of Heroin (Flashback)

Source – aangirfan.blogspot.com – ‘…Reportedly – The CIA, with the help of Monzer al Kassar, was smuggling heroin from Lebanon into the USA. (BBC News WORLD Lockerbie: Conspiracy Theories)…profits from Lebanese heroin were used by the CIA to help finance 9 11…. Mohamed Atta flew heroin for the CIA into Florida” LOCKERBIE IS ABOUT HEROIN…

SAINTS & SINNERS: Narco-Saints Are Melding Catholicism with the Drug War in Latin America – By Jules Suzdaltsev

Source – news.vice.com – ‘…Every saint a sinner, every sinner a saint…I think saints make a perfect way to go about that because, in Christianity in general — but also particularly Catholicism — we’re all sinners, and there’s no saint who hasn’t made it to heaven to be held up and wasn’t a sinner. So…

NARCO-POLITIK: Mexico is a Narco-State from Top to Bottom – By Ryan Crescitelli

Source – punchingbagpost.com – “…A possible spot of bright news is Nieto is gone with 2018…current Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who among other sweeping changes has pledged to purge the corruption of the cartels from his institutions. The problem? Nieto did too. Then he apparently took $100 million from EL Chapo before even…

NARCO-POLITIK: Iran-Contra, MK-Ultra, the CIA Drug-Hustle & Chip Tatum’s Strange Internet Afterlife – By Ronald Thomas West

Source – fort-russ.com – “….In a 1985 meeting, in Costa Rica, William Barr advised V.P Bush that funds and product [cocaine] were being siphoned off by partners in “The Enterprise”. Bush ordered Barr to find out who was responsible. The Finding was simple. The Clintons were cleared, but Barry Seal and Manual Noriega were the…

REALPOLITIK: ‘Red Scare’, Ignorance and Russophobia – By Gordon Duff

Source – journal-neo.org – “…What has long been a source of denial in the US has been the close relationship with American elites and Hitler. Not only was Hitler named Time Magazine “Man of the Year” in 1938, American patriotic organizations, the American First Committee, the Committee of One Million and even the American Legion,…

NARCO-POLITIK: How Nazi Butcher Klaus Barbie Helped Kill Che Guevara and Unleash Global Cocaine Scourge – By Warren Manger (Archive)

Source – constantinereport.com – “…Instead of putting the SS monster on trial, the US recruited him as a spy – a move which backfired when he joined forces with South American drug lords”: (How Nazi Butcher Klaus Barbie Helped Kill Che Guevara and Unleash Global Cocaine Scourge – By Warren Manger) As the brutal Butcher…

MOB RULE: ‘Gangster Planet’, Trump, Russian Mafiya & Searching For Mr. Bigski

Source – madcowprod.com – “…The transnational criminal network…is deeply rooted in the U.S., going back at least thirty years, and probably longer; the first major industry to reap the benefits of globalization was organized crime…globalization and modern technology had changed the nature of organized crime, morphing it into a fluid and sophisticated transnational network with…

NARCO-POLITIK: ‘Covert Netherworlds’, America’s Self-Inflicted Wound – By Alfred McCoy

Source – tomdispatch.com – “…Illicit drugs are major global commodities that continue to influence U.S. politics, both national and international. And our drug wars create profitable covert netherworlds in which those very drugs flourish and become even more profitable. Indeed, the U.N. once estimated that the transnational traffic, which supplied drugs to 4.2% of the…

MOB RULE: The ‘Donald’, A Cliff Note’s Version of What Mueller Found – By Daniel Hopsicker

Source – madcowprod.com – “…New York Mob affiliate Donald Trump made common cause with a Russian Mob Boss named Semion Mogilevich. On the U.S. side of the Russiagate equation were gangsters as well as Saudis led by Adnan Khashoggi. Trump’s links to Khashoggi take hours to fully detail. Both were part of Germany’s criminal Deutsche…

MOB RULE: ‘Silent Don’, Santos Trafficante & The Cosa Nostra/Corsican Connection

Source – gangsterreport.com – “…The American Mafia followed the U.S. army to Vietnam in 1965. Like any group of intelligent investors, the Mafia is always looking for new financial “frontiers,” and when the Vietnam war began to heat up, many of its more entrepreneurial young members were bankrolled by the organization and left for Saigon.…

NARCO-POLITIK: ‘Air DEA’, John Hull’s Great Escape – By Robert Parry (Flashback)

Source – consortiumnews.com – “…The U.S. political/media world often operates without justice. Truth-tellers get punished and the well-connected get off. On this eighth anniversary of journalist Gary Webb’s suicide, we are re-posting one of the stories that Webb’s brave work forced out, albeit without a satisfying ending. John Hull, the American farmer in Costa Rica…

NARCO-POLITIK: The Enterprise & Southern-style Organized Crime – By Daniel Hopsicker (Flashback)

Source – madcowmorningnews.com – “Chip Carter, President Jimmy Carter’s eldest son, who was in a small bar in Mexico Beach, Fla., drinking beer on the afternoon of July 20, 1977  with  the skipper of a boat he’d chartered before, when his Dad, the President, called and suggested he get out of town immediately, just before …

NARCO-POLITIK: ‘Enemies List’, Richard Nixon’s ‘Drug War’ Against Afro-American’s, Peacenik’s & Hippies (Flashback)

Source – hightimes.com – ‘…John Ehrlichman told Harper’s Magazine: “The Nixon campaign in 1968, and the Nixon White House after that, had two enemies: the antiwar left and black people…Tricky Dick noticed that wherever hippies gathered, pot clouds tended to follow. He reasoned that if he kept cannabis criminalized, he could criminalize the left. And…

MOB RULE: ‘Masonic Cabal’, The Unholy Alliance Between the Vatican, CIA and the Mafia

Source – exploringrealhistory.blogspot.com – “…Months before the Soviet invasion in 1979, the CIA launched Operation Cyclone, an attempt to destabilize the Soviet Union by spreading militant Islam throughout the central Asian republics…The holy war in Afghanistan, in the view of American geostrategists, offered many benefits, including the possible downfall of the Soviet Union and the…

NARCO-POLITIK: Why Did the CIA Protect Klaus Barbie After WWII? And Why Did the Vatican Help? (Archive)

Source – constantinereport.com – “…He then built an illicit alliance with a  hit squad called, “Fiances of Death,” and teamed up with a rising drug lord, Pablo Escobar, and helped the kingpin establish a $60 billion per year drug empire…According to Peter McFarren, an American journalist who interviewed Barbie on several occasions, Barbie traveled across…

G.O.D (Guns, Oil & Drug’s) The ‘Unholy’ Trinity: ‘Fuelling War’, Oil, Oiligarchy & The War in Vietnam

Source – masterjules.net – “…This is the story of the role of oil in the Vietnam war….how American oil suppliers also ended up fuelling the communist armies—under the blind eye of Shell—with shipments flowing through indirect channels. The action takes place mostly in Saigon among ambassadors, generals, politicians, bankers, businessmen, CIA agents, spies and hustlers,…

MOB RULE: ‘The CIA as Organized Crime’, A Valiant Verbal Warrior Demythologizes the CIA – By Edward Curtin (Archive)

Source – edwardcurtin.com – “…When the United States took over drug law enforcement in Afghanistan, opium production increased dramatically. All of a sudden Afghan heroin is flooding the US and Europe. It still is. You can say it’s a coincidence, except all the opium warlords are on the CIA payroll”: (‘The CIA as Organized Crime’,…