The State Department’s silence has been deafening following the arrest of a US citizen and former CIA operative allegedly caught plotting an on a Venezuelan oil refinery.
On November 11, 1975, Gough Whitlam, then Prime Minister of Australia, was to inform Parliament about the secret CIA presence in his country, by day’s end, he was out of a job.
The Australian High Court has ruled that correspondence between the Queen and the Governor-General of Australia, her viceroy in the former British colony, is no longer "personal" and the property of Buckingham Palace. Why does this matter? Secret letters written in 1975 by the Queen and her man in Canberra, Sir John Kerr, can now be released by