Declassified files show that the U.K. Foreign Office’s propaganda unit glossed over Washington’s complicity in civilian bloodshed during its devastating war in Vietnam, John McEvoy reports.
Tag: Information Research Department
Shell, BP & Cold War Propaganda
Formerly top-secret files show how the two oil corporations bankrolled British covert propaganda operations during the 1950s and 60s, John McEvoy reports.
Revealed: Australia’s Secret Propaganda Unit
Britain assisted Australia in setting up a team modeled on the U.K.’s notorious Information Research Department to run influence operations in the Asia-Pacific in the 1970s, John McEvoy and Peter Cronau report.
UK Prepared for Coup in Colombia by Training Military in Psychological Warfare
British involvement in the South American country’s counter-insurgency conflict thus began long before it became publicly known, writes John McEvoy.
Britain’s Hidden Hand in Brazil’s 1964 Coup
Newly released files show the U.K. had a role in ushering in the brutal 21-year military dictatorship, reports John McEvoy.