Porno and Bloodbaths: The CIA in Indonesia

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With a defense budget—hold on, let’s dispense with the spin—with a war budget that eats up at least 50 percent of federal tax dollars each year, did you ever wonder if all the legal tender being funneled away from social programs is making anyone except defense contractors safer?

And just who are the clever folks trusted with the responsibility of deciding how that monumental sum is spent?

One needn’t waste hours scouring accurate expenditures to discern that many U.S. decision makers fall neatly into the Austin Powers camp of spying. It might be comforting for some to convince themselves that the CIA is efficient and necessary, but to follow us a fine example of American “intelligence” to help snap us out of our denial.

It starts with one-time Indonesian president, Sukarno.

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