Jim DiEugenio's ongoing investigation of Kennedy foreign policy continues here by emphasizing the importance of JFK's collaboration with Dag Hammarskjold in both Congo and Indonesia.

Saturday, 06 August 2016 18:06

How the CIA Spooked Hollywood Movies

by Tricia Jenkins, At:  Newsweek

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Martin Hay reviews the merits and shortcomings of William Pepper's most recent book on the Martin Luther King Jr. case in light of his long career and previous contributions.

 

 

 

Jim DiEugenio calls this book "a provocative revisionist history of why the epochal coup in Indonesia happened as it did in 1965 ... [and which] has enlightened us on the crucial figures of Allen Dulles, Sukarno, Dag Hammarskjold and John Kennedy, how they played with and against each other and how this nexus led to a horrible tragedy."

 

Saturday, 18 June 2016 20:28

The Incubus of Intervention – Chapter 2

An excerpt from Greg Poulgrain's book on United States policy toward Indonesia, reprinted here with the kind permission of the author.

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by Rex Bradford, At:  Mary Ferrell

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Bridge of Spies is a well-made film.  I just wish it had dispensed with a lot of the dramatic license, which I do not think was really necessary. It would also be nice to see these two men do something a little gutsy concerning American history, opines Jim DiEugenio.

Monday, 25 April 2016 19:36

How the CIA Writes History

by Jefferson Morley

At: The Intercept

Published in News Items

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