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Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould are the authors of Invisible History: Afghanistan's Untold Story and Crossing Zero The AfPak War at the Turning Point of American Empire and The Voice,a novel. Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould, a husband and wife team began working together in 1979 co-producing a documentary for Paul's television show, Watchworks. Called, The Arms Race and the Economy, A Delicate Balance, they found themselves in the midst of a controversy that was to boil over a few months later with the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. Their acquisition of the first visas to enter Afghanistan granted to an American TV crew in 1981, brought them into the most heated Cold War controversy since Vietnam. But the people inside Soviet-occupied Afghanistan told a very different story from the one being broadcast on the evening news. Following their news story for the CBS Evening News, they produced a documentary (Afghanistan Between Three Worlds) for PBS and in 1983 they returned to Kabul for ABC Nightline with Harvard Negotiation project director Roger Fisher. Arriving in Kabul that spring they were told that the Russians wanted to go home and negotiate their way out. But the story that President Carter called, "the greatest threat to peace since the second World War" had already been written by America's pundits was not about to change the script. As the first American journalists to get behind the official propaganda on the war, they not only got a view of an unseen Afghan life, but a revelatory look at how the US defined itself under the veil of superpower confrontation. But as they pursued the reasons behind the propaganda, they were drawn into a story that was growing into mythic dimensions. It was at the time of the first World Trade Center bombing in 1993 when they were working on the film version of their experience under contract to Oliver Stone, that they began to piece together the mythic implications of the story. During the research for the screenplay crucial documents were declassified. Over the next decade they trailed a labyrinth of clues to find a likeness in Washington's official policy towards Afghanistan - in the ancient Zoroastrian war of the light against the dark - whose origins began in the region now known as Afghanistan. It was a likeness that grows more visible as America's involvement deepens. By 1998, as the horrors of the Taliban regime began to grab headlines, they started collaborating with Afghan human rights expert Sima Wali. They contributed to the Women for Afghan Women: Shattering Myths and Claiming the Future book project. In 2002 they filmed Wali's first return to Kabul since her exile in 1978. The film they produced about Wali's journey home, The Woman in Exile Returns, gave audiences the chance to discover the message of one of Afghanistan's most articulate voices and her hopes for her people. In the years since 9/11 much has happened to bring their story into sharp focus. Their experience at combining personal diplomacy with activist journalism could become a model for restoring a healthy and vibrant dialogue to American democracy. Ultimately, Invisible History: Afghanistan's Untold Story lays bare why it was inevitable that the Soviet Union and the U.S. should end up in Afghanistan and what that means to the future of the American emp

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A front view of Newgrange, County Meath Ireland, From Uploaded
(22 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 5, 2022
How the Mysticism of Newgrange Pulled us into its Vortex I knew that returning to Ireland would complete something I'd started when I'd first visited there back in 1971. But it wasn't until we were directed to Newgrange by another Fitzgerald from the same village as my family on the other side of Ireland did I realize--that something--was far more profound than anything I'd experienced in my lifetime.
Gandhi at Peshawar meeting with Badshah Khan in 1938, From Uploaded
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Bhadshah Khan's Afghan World Peace Movement The strength of Badsher Kahn's Khudai-Khidmatgar and its philosophy challenged more than just the Afghan tribal code of Pashtunwali and the dominance of the British Empire in India. Badsher Khan also challenged the idea expressed by many Western orientalists that his movement was just an aberration.
Eternal flame at the Grave of John F. Kennedy in Arlington National Cemetery, From Uploaded
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, June 10, 2022
A Declaration of Human Rights for the 21st century, World Peace Endless war puts you in a hell of madness from which there is no escape. The madness of war has come full circle and is now in our schools, parks and homes. It was always a part of our nature. We have given in to a part of our nature that should have matured but instead has remained aloof from our humanity. That part of our nature is unlearned and untamed. We are the victims of our own design and therefore we can change it.
Ouroboros Perpetual Motion Machine, From Uploaded
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 7, 2022
The Hegelian Dialectic is a Mental Trap that only leads to Self-annihilation The system of designed social conflict to break down individual rights was spelled out by Hegel himself when he said: "'...the State' has the supreme right against the individual, whose supreme duty is to be a member of the State... for the right of the world spirit is above all special privileges."
King Author's Round Table, From Uploaded
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 21, 2022
Imagine a future based on JFK's Dream of World Peace Something about America died along with our president on November 22, 1963 that never returned. We decided to find out what that was and discovered myths surrounding the Fitzgerald family's connection to Camelot provided clues. Resurrecting the peaceful world that JFK wanted to create requires imagination. But before restoring JFK's dream we need to know the deeper history connected to the Papacy that led to his assassination.
The Rhodes Colossus: Caricature of Cecil Rhodes 1892, From Uploaded
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 13, 2022
The Dark Answers to Imperialism, JFK and Afghanistan are hidden in the Mystical--Two Authors' Journey of Discovery The first thing an academic tells you when you mention the mystical side of Afghanistan is that you shouldn't talk about that. The study of foreign policy cannot be seen as motivated by anything other than rational and objective reasons and measured by the metrics of quantitative analysis. How then to explain 'Wild Bill' Donovan, the first director of the OSS and the father of today's CIA calling his agents Knights Templars?
Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould, From Uploaded
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 30, 2020
Our interview about President Carter's true role in starting the longest war in US history October 7, 2020 was the 19th anniversary of what is described as the longest war in American history. But the real start of the longest US "war" was when President Carter and Zbigniew Brzezinski succeeded in drawing the Soviets into the "Afghan Trap" on December 27, 1979. It is the back story leading up to the Soviet invasion that everyone needs to know, especially the pivotal role of President Carter.
'Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.' The Queen of Hearts from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, From InText
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 14, 2020
'Magical Thinking' has always ruled the US role in Afghanistan The best way for us to understand Afghanistan is to look at the record of American involvement going back four decades and to look at the record requires a reexamination of President Jimmy Carter's national security advisor, Zbigniew Brzezinski. From the start, U.S. policy formation surrounding Afghanistan has lived in a realm of magical thinking that has produced nothing but a catastrophe of nightmarish proportions.
A 2011 production of HAIR; the wildly popular 1968 anti-war American Tribal Love-Rock Musical. Was the CIA behind HAIR too?, From ImagesAttr
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 6, 2018
We're all CIA assets! What can be done, a personal story In view of current New Cold War plans to mount a full-scale global war against China and Russia, Americans need to look back and reconsider the turning points that brought our country to this crossroads. How did we as Americans come from being so much against war in Vietnam in the 1960s into preparing for a world war against just about everyone on the planet today? The CIA sabotaged the anti-war movement through its music.
The Khashoggi Gambit: Another move on the Global Chess Board, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, November 3, 2018
The Khashoggi Gambit Overthrowing secular regimes and replacing them with Muslim fanatics put Khashoggi squarely in the vanguard of Neoconservative foreign policy and his death at the hands of a Saudi death squad is a blow to their entire agenda. But it should be remembered that their agenda gained prominence in the first place as a result of a not so dissimilar atrocity leveled against an American Ambassador in 1979.
MK-ULTRA was the name for an illegal CIA research program (1950s through 1960s) that used citizens, without consent, as test subjects to manipulate mental states using drugs, deprivation and sexual abuse., From ImagesAttr
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Why did Master Spy Robert Moss Secretly become a Dream Coach Guru? There is no mention on Moss's website that before he turned to dream work he was a prote'ge' of notorious CIA and MI6 operative Brian Crozier. Along with the CIA and MI6, Moss left a high level and successful career as a master propagandist (i.e. an expert in lying) working for the Institute for the Study of Conflict ( ISC) and Forum World Features , a London based CIA propaganda news service which operated from 1965 to 1974.
The 1812 Fire of Moscow broke out when most had abandoned the city ahead of Napoleon's troops entering on September 14th. One month after entering, the starving French army began a hasty retreat out of Russia., From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 29, 2018
Part 2: The Tragic Imperialist: Brzezinski, Afghanistan and the End of Emperors No one has ever suggested a privatized agency in the death of Ambassador Dubs. But the Safari Club's anti-Communist agenda came to the White House with Brzezinski in 1977, had been active in Afghanistan for years. If ever there was an opportunity for their 1,500-strong black network of assassins to act on Brzezinski's agenda to lure the Soviets into their own Vietnam, it was at room 117 of the Kabul Hotel on February 14, 1979.
Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Edward Lawrence  (Lawrence of Arabia) 1919, From ImagesAttr
(7 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, July 27, 2018
Part 1: How the Neocon dream for everlasting Hegemony turned America into a nightmare A straight line can be drawn between today's political hysteria and the 1970s era of right-wing Soviet hysteria as Russia stands accused of "meddling" in American democracy. And then there is that hidden "meddler" behind the meddling; Britain. The extent of British meddling in America since the early 20th century would shock even the most devout cheerleaders of ex-MI6 agent Christopher Steele and his "dirty dossier".
British imperialist Cecil Rhodes was the consummate empire builder. The Rhodes Scholarship continues its influence on American thinking to this day., From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, June 29, 2018
Part 7: The Coup d'e'tat -- Continuing his coup d'e'tat in Washington, Brzezinski and his military assistant General William Odom proceeded with plans for the radical transformation of America's nuclear doctrine of Mutual Assured Destruction -- MAD (directed mainly at the Soviet Union) into one of nuclear "war-fighting" through a series of Presidential Directives.
Justice, one of the four theological virtues by Vitruvio Alberi, 1589-1590, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, June 28, 2018
Part 6: The Death of Adolph Dubs - Cui bono? 'To whom is it a benefit?' The kidnapping and assassination of Adolph Dubs would provide the spark to swing opinion in Washington toward Brzezinski's desire for a more aggressive destabilization of Amin's and the Soviets did not want;government that in turn would lead to exactly what Ambassador Adolph Dubs had died trying to prevent and the Soviets did not want; a Soviet military occupation.
Robert Moss became a dream teacher starting in 1987 after leaving a career as an intelligence operative with the CIA, MI6, ISC and membership in the Pinay Cercle., From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Part 5: Brzezinski's Safari Club "Friends" Did the Dirty Work Behind the Scenes The Frankenstein political monster emerging to thwart Dubs' plan for Afghanistan could only have come from Brzezinski's ethnic experiment called the Nationalities Working Group. But the rise of the neoconservatives following the Vietnam War had brought with it an ethnic strategy that put Muslim extremists together with European and Middle Eastern racketeers - fed by a Trotskyist hatred for all things Russian.
The 1814 Battle of Paris was between Russia, Austria and Prussia against France. The French surrendered March 31, forcing Napoleon to abdicate and go into exile, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 24, 2018
Part 2: European Imperialists have been facing the "Russia problem" since Napoleon's disastrous march on Moscow in 1812 The 1975 creation of the Washington Institute for the Study of Conflict, WISC was not the first time British intelligence had directly interfered in a contentious struggle for political power in the United States. London had a direct hand in bringing the U.S. into both World Wars I and II.
Satan before the Lord, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 24, 2018
Part 3: How U.S. foreign policy was directed by a diabolical, London-backed, private neoconservative/right-wing alliance It was the presidency of James Earl Carter and not Ronald Reagan that opened the door to the rise of Islamic extremism, the sellout of the middle class and the disenfranchisement of America's constitutional values.
The Safari Club; a 'supranational' private intelligence agency formed in 1976 to create a 'second CIA' to operate covertly., From ImagesAttr
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 24, 2018
Part 4: How the Safari Club became the real CIA The Safari club represented the true essence of what CIA Director Allen Dulles had intended when setting up the Central Intelligence Agency following World War II; an autonomous covert action organization with global reach, beyond the jurisdiction of American democracy and responsible to no one.
The British were urging men to enlist to fight in WWI and secretly forcing President Wilson to enter the war against the will of the American people, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, June 22, 2018
Part 1: MI6 intelligence has always been an anti-Soviet/Russian "Rumor Factory" In 1974 Britain's intelligence services plotted the overthrow of their own elected government in London which they had convinced themselves with their own lies had been infiltrated and subverted by KGB agents from Moscow whom they, themselves had invented.

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