History

The CIA in Australia and New Zealand: How the CIA Brought Down the Whitlam Government in 1975

A transcript of a six-part radio documentary from Watching Brief on Public Radio News Services, Melbourne during October and November 1986. Former CIA agents Ralph McGehee and Victor Marchetti, and journalists Brian Toohey and Jerry Aaron discuss with Tony Douglas the role the CIA played in bringing down the Whitlam Government in 1975, and how they also interfered in New Zealand during the same period.

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3  | Part 4Part 5  | Part 6


Amid Dirty Politics ‘Another Free Election Bites the Dust’?

Against the backdrop of the CIA coup that took down the Australian Government in 1975, New Zealand’s sovereignty became a focus during elections in 2014. Includes video discussion with Julian Assange, Edward Snowden, Glenn Greenwald, and Bob Amsterdam.


The Strategy Behind the 1989 Romanian Revolution: What Can We Learn?

Over a thousand people died in Romania in December 1989. In Checkmate: Strategy of a Revolution, filmmaker Susanne Brandstätter shows how the Romanian revolution was strictly a managed operation, controlled from the outside – just as it was in the overthrow of democratically elected Mohammad Mossadegh in Iran in 1953. The strategies used ranged from anti-Ceaucescu propaganda to the organized training of civilians as armed revolutionaries.


The Real Story of How Israel Was Created

by Alison Weir

The common representation of Israel’s birth is that the UN created Israel, that the world was in favor of this move, and that the US governmental establishment supported it. Alison Weir shows why all these assumptions are demonstrably incorrect