The Spiritual-Industrial Complex: America's Religious Battle against Communism in the Early Cold War

Submitted by FHMaster on Sun, 01/22/2017 - 21:36

"In his farewell address, Dwight D. Eisenhower warned the nation of the perils of the military-industrial complex. But as Jonathan Herzog shows in this insightful history, Eisenhower had spent his presidency contributing to another, lesser known, Cold War collaboration: the spiritual-industrial complex.

Operation Gladio: The Unholy Alliance Between The Vatican, The CIA, and The Mafia

Submitted by FHMaster on Sat, 01/21/2017 - 14:28

"This disturbing exposé describes a secret alliance forged at the close of World War II by the CIA, the Sicilian and US mafias, and the Vatican to thwart the possibility of a Communist invasion of Europe. Journalist Paul L. Williams presents evidence suggesting the existence of “stay-behind” units in many European countries consisting of five thousand to fifteen thousand military operatives.