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Did the CIA Actually Sell Crack in the 1980s? | The War On Drugs

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Published on 23 Aug 2021 / In Film & Animation

The rumours have circulated for decades. Did the CIA flood the inner cities of the US with crack cocaine in the 1980s? Was the American government actually responsible for the crack epidemic?

Often dismissed as a conspiracy theory, but passionately believed by huge sections of the population – the idea that US intelligence agencies knowingly protected drug traffickers and played a role in bringing cocaine into the US is one of the most often repeated stories of the War on Drugs.

But what is the truth to these allegations? It turns out the real story is perhaps even stranger than the street-level gossip.

This is how one reporter exposed a web of CIA cover-ups, and how the rest of the media destroyed him for doing so.

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InfiniteMushroom
InfiniteMushroom 2 months ago

The CIA made the arrangements and handled the logistics of getting the dope into the country. Mena, Arkansas in particular.

The Feds learned the art of operating through layers of agents, handlers, and patsies from people like Boss Tweed and Richard J Daley. The CIA got the dope in and treated it as "seized contraband" for appearances. Then, going through the motion of destroying it, they contracted their "disposal" men, who would pretend to destroy the dope.

The dope would be turned over to certain Jewish kingpins. Those Jews had big street dealers under them who, in turn, had small time dealers under them.

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thisisamgtowaccount
thisisamgtowaccount 2 months ago

I'm disappointed that this story didn't mention Mina, Arkansas. That's another story place where they may have been directly importing the stuff in association with then governor bill Clinton.

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