CIA Plane.

The Venezuelan National Guard Story Redux A Gulfstream II jet that crash landed in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula in late September bearing a load of nearly four tons of cocaine. This particular Gulfstream II (tail number N987SA), was used between 2003 and 2005 by the CIA for at least three trips between the U.S. east coast […]

American Gangster

It’s a nice story, but it’s a lie. In September 1975, Dominic Amorosa personally led the federal prosecution of Frank Lucas – a hardcore heroin kingpin – and 18 co-defendants. Imagine his surprise when the film American Gangster was released, and it not only portrayed Lucas as some kind of antihero – but it showed […]

Torture

This week, Mike and Mark are joined by Celerino Castillo – Vietnam Vet and Ex-DEA agent – to talk about torture, the sorry state of the justice system and the “war on drugs”. Listeners will want to check out the article on waterboarding referenced in the show, by Federal Judge Evan Wallach. About the Guest: […]

Blackwater, Mercenaries and the Middle East.

This week, Mike and Mark are joined by Robert Young Pelton, author of “Licensed to Kill – hired guns in the war on terror.” About the Guest: Author and filmmaker, Robert Young Pelton is known for overcoming extraordinary obstacles in his search for the truth. He has made a career of bypassing the media, border […]

Bones of the Master

In 1959 a young monk named Tsung Tsai (Ancestor Wisdom) escaped the Red Army troops that destroyed his monastery, and fled alone three thousand miles across a China swept by chaos and famine. Knowing his fellow monks are dead, himself starving and hunted, he was sustained by his mission: to carry on the teachings of […]

The Commission: I & II

The Uncensored History of the 9/11 Investigation. In a work of history that will make headlines, New York Times reporter Philip Shenon investigates the investigation of 9/11 and tells the inside story of the most significant federal commission since the Warren Commission. From the Commission’s inception, Shenon covered its workings on a daily basis, developing […]

The White House Whistleblower

“Sometimes, the truth is right in front of us, even if it comes in the form of a seemingly misspoken sentence. During the political storm that erupted in early 2006 over the Bush administration’s plans to turn over port security to a United Arab Emirates-based company, the president was quoted on Fox News saying the […]

Ellsberg

The Most Important Whistleblower in American History. When I first wrote DEEP COVER, I was called by government insiders “DEA’s Daniel Ellsberg.” At the time I was upset and confused, mainly due to the negative image in which mainstream media had cast this heroic man. I now wear that title as a badge of honor, […]

The Birthday Party

On January 21, 1998, the night before his 38th birthday, federal prosecutor Stanley Alpert was kidnapped off the streets of Manhattan. This is the story of what happened next… Alpert was taken by a carful of gun-toting thugs looking to use his ATM card, but when they learned his bank balance, the plan changed. They […]

TRIPLE CROSS

“This is the most dangerous man I have ever met. We cannot let this man out on the street.” —Assistant U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald, 1997 In the years leading to the 9/11 attacks, no single agent of al Qaeda was more successful in compromising the U.S. intelligence community than Ali Mohamed. A former Egyptian army […]