Author Carmine Savastano returns to the MWN podcast with S.T. Patrick to discuss CIA foreign agents QJWIN (Jose Mankel), WIROGUE-1 (David Tzitzichvili), and the evolution of American political assassination programs.
Presenting the latest update to the Consolidated CIA Files that includes new evidence and summaries regarding Mexico City Station officer Charles E. Flick, Costa Rican Chief of Station Earl J. Williamson, and Grayston Lynch. Additionally inspect new photographs of some prior mentioned in addition to Robert Zambernardi, Guy Vitale, Sylvia Hyde Hoke, Lee Wigren, Calvin Hicks, and Daniel Flores. Over fifty summaries in total are offered with verifiable evidence and biographic information for your review.
Most human beings are but a mass of contradictions, no more so than some participating in clandestine operations where both legal skills and illicit ones are often required. Seldom are those practicing tradecraft what they appear to be and in rare cases they are far more than even their handlers expect. One noted Central Intelligence Agency foreign contract agent was an inventor, bank robber, photographer, forger, researcher, and potential assassin. Most knew him merely under the shadowy moniker WIROGUE-1 for decades…Read More
The United States government, its military, and intelligence agencies considered Fidel Castro's Cuban regime a preeminent threat. The Communist stronghold was located at the front lines of the Cold War and positioned far too close for the taste of American officials. Seeking to overthrow Castro led some American leaders to ignore potential blowback and engage unreliable and criminal groups to see their desires fulfilled. Hundreds of Cuban exiles of interest to the United States seemed committed to the goal of deposing Castro; among them were the Diaz Lanz brothers, Pedro and Marcos...Read More
In the Central Intelligence Agency files regarding Cuba under the Batista regime, Fidel Castro "manages to get himself involved in many things that do not concern him." "Beginning in 1948, the activities of Fidel Castro came to be of increasing concern to the Central Intelligence Agency and the United States Government (USG)." Despite the allegations of some officials, no direct link to Communism was established in Castro's history until after hostilities with the United States. "In fact, Agency support for the peaceful transfer of power from Batista to a democratically elected successor and amnesty for Castro and his followers...was proposed in a memorandum from the Inspector General in November 1957...Read More