Blowback: Impacts of the New Militarism

The CIA coined the term “blowback” to describe the unintended results of U.S. covert operations abroad.  It was first used in connection with Operation Ajax, the Agency’s 1953 coup in Iran overthrowing the democratic government of Mohammad Mossadegh.

On the October 6th show, our speaker will be Chalmers Johnson, a distinguished political scientist, was professor emeritus at the University of California, San Diego. He was the author of BlowbackSorrows of EmpireNemesis and Dismantling the Empire.

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