Daniele Ganser, Friedensforschung

The CIA in Western Europe and the Abuse of Human Rights back

Title
The CIA in Western Europe and the Abuse of Human Rights
Subtitle
An Approach to NATO’s Secret Stay-Behind Armies
Author(s) of chapter
Daniele Ganser
Date
01. 12. 2006
Erschienen bei
Intelligence and National Security
Pages
760-781
ISSN
0268 4527
Language
english
PDF
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Covert action by the CIA and other intelligence services is designed toremain secret. Academics and the public at large therefore to this veryday face great difficulties in answering two specific questions: Whatcovert action has the CIA carried out in Europe during its almost60 years of existence? Did CIA covert action violate human rights in Europe? Drawing on new historical research this paper approaches these questions and presents a set of answers.