CIA http://wlrn.org en Was "Cuban Twitter" Dumb Or Defensible? Or Both? http://wlrn.org/post/was-cuban-twitter-dumb-or-defensible-or-both <p>Confession: When <strong><a href="http://wlrn.org/post/cuba-clueless-covert-twitter-scheme-tweets-us-policy-failure">I criticized ZunZuneo</a> </strong>as the story emerged earlier this month, I left something important unsaid.</p><p>I support its basic intent. That is, the effort to help Cubans or anyone else access news, information and opinions that authoritarian governments around the world try to block.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 02:56:43 +0000 Tim Padgett 30729 at http://wlrn.org Was "Cuban Twitter" Dumb Or Defensible? Or Both? The CIA's Shadow Warrior http://wlrn.org/post/cias-shadow-warrior <p class="Normal" style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 10pt; line-height: 24pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', Arial; font-size: medium;">&nbsp;</p><p class="Normal" style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 10pt; line-height: 24pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', Arial; font-size: medium;"><span class="Normal__Char" style="font-size: 14pt;">08/11/13 - Monday’s&nbsp;<span class="Normal__Char" style="font-size: 14pt; font-weight: bold;">Topical Currents</span>&nbsp;looks at the intrigue surrounding the intelligence career of William Colby, with University of Arkansas history professor <strong><a href="http://history.uark.edu/5660.php">Randall Woods</a></strong>. He’s the author&nbsp;<a href="http://amzn.to/17iB8VQ"><span class="Normal__Char" style="font-size: 14pt; font-weight: bold; font-style: italic;">SHADOW WARRIOR:&nbsp; William Egan Colby and the CIA</span>. </a>&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 24pt;">His career began with the OSS during World War II.&nbsp; He then joined the newly formed CIA, just before the onset of the Cold War, and was a controversial figure in Vietnam covert operations. &nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 24pt;">He became CI</span><span style="line-height: 24pt; font-size: 14pt;">A director in 1973, but was later forced to resign.&nbsp; His replacement was George H.W Bush.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 24pt; font-size: 14pt;">That’s&nbsp;</span><span class="Normal__Char" style="line-height: 24pt; font-size: 14pt; font-weight: bold;">Topical Currents</span><span style="line-height: 24pt; font-size: 14pt;">&nbsp;Monday at 1pm.&nbsp;</span></p><p class="Normal" style="margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 10pt; line-height: 24pt; font-family: 'Times New Roman', Arial; font-size: medium;">&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Bonnie Berman, Joseph Cooper & Paul Leary 18871 at http://wlrn.org The CIA's Shadow Warrior What You Don’t Know About the Cuban Revolution http://wlrn.org/post/what-you-don-t-know-about-cuban-revolution <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Joseph Cooper, Bonnie Berman & Paul Leary 12388 at http://wlrn.org What You Don’t Know About the Cuban Revolution