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Friday, December 31, 2010

I heard that the CIA was involved in cocaine smuggling. Is that really true?

In 1990, the CIA shipped a ton of nearly pure cocaine from Venezuela to the US in an incident that was regarded as "a serious accident rather than an intentional conspiracy." It's no secret that the US military and intelligence agencies funded the Contra opposition to Nicaragua's Sandinista regime with revenues from the cocaine trade. Some of this involvement can be ascribed to bribery, corruption and incompetence, the rest of it to complicity.

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