By Paul L. Williams
This irritating exposé describes a mystery alliance cast on the shut of global battle II by way of the CIA, the Sicilian and US mafias, and the Vatican to thwart the potential for a Communist invasion of Europe. Journalist Paul L. Williams offers proof suggesting the lifestyles of “stay-behind” devices in lots of ecu international locations which include 5 thousand to 15 thousand army operatives. in keeping with the author’s study, the preliminary investment for those guerilla armies got here from the sale of huge shares of SS morphine that have been smuggled out of Germany and Italy and of bogus British financial institution notes that have been produced in focus camps by way of expert counterfeiters. because the chilly conflict intensified, the devices have been used not just to beat back attainable invaders, but additionally to thwart the increase of left-wing events in South the USA and NATO-based nations by means of terror assaults.
Williams argues that Operation Gladio quickly gave upward thrust to the toppling of governments, wholesale genocide, the formation of loss of life squads, monetary scandals on a grand scale, the production of the mujahideen, a world narcotics community, and, so much lately, the ascendancy of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, a Jesuit cleric with powerful ties to Operation Condor (an outgrowth of Gladio in Argentina) as Pope Francis I.
Sure to be debatable, Operation Gladio connects the dots in methods the mainstream media frequently overlooks.
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Forty eight even though pass judgement on Thomas P. Griesa held Sindona extraditable, the Sicilian don prevailed with an attraction that claimed his case fell in the ambit of Article VI(1) of the Treaty on Extradition among the us of the US and Italy, 26 UST 493, TIAS 8052, which bars extradition “(w)hen the individual whose quit is sought is being proceeded opposed to or were attempted and discharged or punished within the territory of the asked get together for the offense for which his extradition is asked. ”49 by the point the allure was once granted, Sindona used to be dealing with related fees of fraudulent financial ruin within the usa making a scenario within which extradition, in keeping with his legal professionals, could position him in “double jeopardy. ” there'll be BLOOD whereas Sindona remained unfastened because of this strange interpretation of habeas corpus, the Italian govt persevered to press for his arrest. This strain caused the pope's banker to start up motion opposed to his adversaries, together with Giorgio Ambrosoli, the Italian attorney who served because the liquidator of Banca Privata Italiana. In 1979, Ambrosoli started to supply damning proof approximately Sindona's function within the cave in of Franklin kingdom to John Kenney, a prosecutor with the USA division of Justice. The proof incorporated transcripts that proved Sindona had pilfered money from his Italian banks to buy the stocks from Tisch. moreover, Ambrosoli bought assessments and files from Giorgio Giuliano, deputy superintendent of the Palermo police division, which confirmed that Sindona used to be laundering heroin gains throughout the IOR and Amincor, his Swiss financial institution, for the Gambino-Inzerillo-Spatola crime syndicate. 50 He additionally had secured info from Lt. Col. Antonio Varisco, who used to be investigating P2, touching on Sindona's shut courting with Licio Gelli. On July eleven, 1979, in simple terms hours after conferring with Kenney, Ambrosoli was once shot and killed in Rome after parking his motor vehicle in entrance of his condo. fifty one days later, Varisco and his chauffeur have been killed by means of a success guy wielding a sawed-off shot gun. fifty two On July 21, Giorgio Giuliano used to be shot lifeless whereas having a drink on the Lux Bar in Palermo. fifty three His alternative on the Palermo police division used to be Giuseppe Impallomeni, a member of P2. THE SICILIAN COUP whereas Mafia assassins eradicated the matter of his Italian adversaries, Sindona endured to plot a coup that will mark the fruits of the years of lead: the annexation of Sicily from mainland Italy. This plan, firstly authorized by way of the Nixon management in 1972, referred to as for an armed invasion of the island by means of Gladio devices and the deploy of a right-wing executive. It used to be drafted in keeping with the anti-American regulations of Ugo los angeles Malfa, minister of the Italian Treasury, and the regular upward thrust of aid for the Italian Communist celebration within the common elections. John McCaffery, the Hambros consultant in Italy and the manager of the ecu Resistance flow for Europe in the course of international warfare II, teamed up with Sindona and Graham Martin, the U.S. ambassador to Italy, to develop into one of many crucial planners of the coup.