Everyone should take a peek at the documents posted at the National Security Archive, which filed a Freedom of Information request for the so-called “family jewels,” some of the more sensitive CIA documents from the Cold War, which were released yesterday. They censored them to death, of course, but they are worth a browse for the rampant disregard for the law they represent.
They also include reports on the efforts to kill Fidel Castro, and although the
“In August 1960, Mr. Richard M. Bissell approached Colonel Sheffield Edwards to determine if the Office of Security had assets that may assist in a sensitive mission requiring gangster-type action. The mission target was Fidel Castro.”
“Gangster-type action”? Who writes like that? It goes on further:
“Mr. Maheu advised that he had met one Johnny Roselli on several occasions while visiting
Yes. This is