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SPIES FOR HIRE reviewed in New Zealand

My book, SPIES FOR HIRE: The Secret World of Intelligence Outsourcing, was just reviewed in Converge, the publication of the Anti-Bases Campaign, the largest peace group in New Zealand. That country is home to several important U.S. intelligence installations that … Continue reading

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Coming soon to this space…

To my readers: the hiatus is winding down. Postings will come shortly in sudden bursts. Many stories to tell and follow, starting with articles on the U.S. involvement in the suppression of the 1980 Kwangju Uprising – widely known in … Continue reading

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Greenwald, Kincaid, Nader – and me

Glenn Greenwald, one of the best journalists and commentators on the U.S. left, was attacked today in print by Cliff Kincaid, a longtime McCarthyite and deranged right-winger, who has been seeing reds under every bed since he was probably an … Continue reading

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Easter Sunrise Service, Occupied Tokyo

This picture was taken in 1948 by my father, Rev. Hallam C. Shorrock, Jr., during an Easter sunrise service in Tokyo sponsored by the U.S. occupation army of Japan. General Douglas MacArthur, who ran the occupation for the Truman administration, … Continue reading

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Only the shadow knows

  Since coming to office, the Obama administration has launched an aggressive campaign to change the basic tenets of government contracting. In February, for example, Obama introduced a set of “reforms” designed to reduce state spending on private sector providers … Continue reading

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