By what standards or rights does any governing body identify and prosecute persons accused of terrorism?
ter·ror·ism [ter-uh-riz-uh m] - noun
- the use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce, esp. for political purposes.
- the state of fear and submission produced by terrorism or terrorization.
- a terroristic method of governing or of resisting a government.
This section provides research into the frightening reality and history of US state-sponsored terrorism
"No one really knows all the things that CIA does. They pretty much have carte blanche, and they have an enormous amount of money." - Mary Embree
"CIA is a state sponsored terrorist organization. You don't look at people as human beings. They're nothing but pieces on the chessboard." - Verne Lyon
"Secrecy in this work is essential: achievements and triumphs can seldom be advertised; shortcomings and failures often are advertised." - Lyndon Johnson
"The CIA is not really an intelligence agency. It is a covert action agency." - Ralph McGehee
"The CIA has been involved in assassination and torture behind the scenes all through its history." - Phil Agee
"You, the men and women of the CIA, are the eyes and ears of the free world. You are the tripwire." - Ronald Reagan
"We need more intelligence: not less. We must not diminish our intelligence." - George Bush
"The Cold War is over, but many new dangers have taken its place. The decisive advantage United States intelligence provides this country is therefore as important as it has ever been." - Bill Clinton
Excerpts from: Secrets of the CIA