By James Bamford
In A Pretext for War, acclaimed writer James Bamford–whose vintage e-book The Puzzle Palace first printed the lifestyles of the nationwide protection Agency–draws on his remarkable entry to most sensible intelligence resources to supply a devastating expos? of the intelligence neighborhood and the Bush management.
A Pretext for War reveals the systematic weaknesses at the back of the failure to discover or hinder the Sept. 11 assaults, and information the Bush administration’s next misuse of intelligence to promote preemptive struggle to the yank humans. packed with exceptional new revelations, from the websites of “undisclosed locations” to the particular resources of America’s center East coverage, A Pretext for War is crucial examining for somebody taken with the protection of the U.S..
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Reform to aid child sex abuse victims does not require this sort of deliberation and delay. The problem is clear and the remedy is simple: get rid of the statutes of limitations (SOLs). In this chapter, I will explain why this is the obvious and best reform available. Despite the simple logic behind eliminating the SOLs, there has been vigorous, if not desperate, opposition to this sort of reform. In the second half of the book, I will identify who – the insurance industry, the Catholic Church hierarchy, defense attorneys, and teachers – has tried to block legislative change so obviously beneficial for children and our society and why they are opposed.
The Catholic Church in LA has . . sexual abuse insurance. Sexual abuse insurance. (2) This is wrong on so many different levels . . but after grappling with it, I came down to two things that really bake my noodle. The first is that you can buy sexual abuse insurance. The second is that someone actually bought sexual abuse insurance. (3) This is just killing me. That there are companies – no, no, companies do nothing, there are people who said, “Oh, yeah, we’re willing to give you liability coverage in case someone in your institution rapes children.
Regan said he always knew that he and one of his sisters were molested by Babis, starting in the mid-1950s, but only discovered decades later that three other siblings also had been carrying the same terrible secret. 29 In the same vein, in January 2002, survivor Michael Vernig called attorney Michael Morey after seeing Morey’s name in the press coverage of survivors joining a lawsuit against Thomas Laughlin, a former priest in the Archdiocese of Portland, Oregon, who was convicted of sex abuse in 1983.
A Pretext for War: 9/11, Iraq, and the Abuse of America's Intelligence Agencies by James Bamford