As A Marine, Major Stockwell Was CIA Paramilitary Intelligence Case Officer In The Congo Crisis, Vietnam The Angolan War Of Independence Beginning A Career In 64, He Spent Six Years In Africa, Chief Of Base In The Katanga During The Bob Denard Invasion In 68, Then Chief Of Station In Bujumbura, Burundi In 70, Before Being Transferred To Oversee Vietnamese Tay Ninh Province Intelligence Operations He Was Awarded A CIA Medal Of Merit For Keeping His Post Open Until Saigon S 75 Fall In December Of 1976, Stockwell Resigned From The CIA, Opposed To The Methods Results Of CIA Paramilitary Operations In The Third World Testified Before Congressional Committees Two Years Later, He Wrote The Expos In Search Of Enemies , About That Experience Its Implications He Claimed The CIA Was Counterproductive To National Security That Its Secret Wars Afforded No Benefit The CIA Made The Angolan MPLA To Be An Enemy Despite The Fact The MPLA Wanted Relations With The USA Hadn T Committed Aggressive Acts In 1978, On TV S 60 Minutes , He Claimed CIA Director William Colby National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger Had Systematically Lied To Congress About CIA Operations Stockwell Was One Of The 1st Professionals To Leave The CIA To Go Public The CIA Retaliated By Suing Him In The 4th District Court In Washington DC Part Of The Suit Intended To Eliminate The Possibility Of Selling The Story For The Purpose Of Making A Movie Required Future Publications Be Submitted For CIA Review Unable To Afford Contesting The Case, Stockwell Filed For Bankruptcy In Austin, TX After The Litigation Was Processed Thru Bankruptcy, The CIA Dropped The Suit His Book Is Useful For Researchers Journalists Interested In Uncovering Information About The Conduct Of US Foreign Policy In Africa Asia For Example, The Book Tells Of A CIA Officer Having Patrice Lumumba S Body In His Car Trunk One Night In Then Elizabethville, Congo Stockwell Mentions In A Footnote That At The Time He Didn T Know The CIA Was Documented As Having Repeatedly Tried To Arrange Lumumba S Assassination His Concerns Were That, Although Many CIA Colleagues Had Integrity, The Organization Harmed National Security Its Secret Wars Harmed Innocents.
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- In Search of Enemies
- John R. Stockwell
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