Dirty Work: The CIA in Western Europe by Philip Agee

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It is the tragedy of an entire generation of the American ruling class. Cord Meyer, Yale ’43, the man with a golden future behind him, 62 Godfrey Hodgson epitomizes a class and a generation who seemed to have the whole world as the raw material for their ambitions and their ideals. They have ended up, as he has, powerful, comfortable, angry, frustrated, and above all puzzled that their superiority is so little appreciated. For Cord Meyer and for his generation, the crucial experience was that of McCarthyism.

As in the campaign against Chile, economic warfare is the key for cutting away public support from the revolutionary leader­ ship. By withholding credits and other assistance from bilateral and multilateral lending institutions, great hardships will befall the middle and working classes. Private investment credits can be frozen, trading contracts delayed and cancelled, and unem­ ployment increased, while imperialist propaganda will place the blame on workers’ demands and the government’s weakness rather than on lending institutions and their deliberate policies of credit retention.

Embassy Kathmandu, Nepal COS—Joseph A. Murray Jr. S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland COS—Carl E. S. Embassy Dar es Salaam, Tanzania COS—Harry S. Slifer Jr. S. Embassy Kuwait, Kuwait COS—Robert C. S. Embassy Managua, Nicaragua COS—Joseph Piccolo Jr. S. Embassy Bucharest, Romania COS—Jay K. S. Embassy Ankara, Turkey COS—John H. S. Embassy Beirut, Lebanon COS—John J. Seidel Jr. S. Consulate Kaduna, Nigeria COB—Robert W. S. Embassy Jidda, Saudi Arabia COS—Raymond H. S. Consulate General Istanbul, Turkey COB—Robert B.

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