Who is Frank Wisner jnr?
Who is Frank Wisner jnr?
A former US ambassador to Egypt is in Cairo and "has the ability" to talk [gosh, that beats grunting and gesturing anyday] to Egyptian leaders, ...
He also said the Washington believed Egypt should revoke emergency law brought in following mass protests against the government. [um, I think they were 'brought in' in the 70s]
..Robert Gibbs, the White House spokesman, dismissed Monday's move by Hosni Mubarak... to appoint a new government, saying the situation in the country called for action, not appointments [er isnt that rather rude to an old man]
quick, google Frank...
Seems his old man was a monster ... thought that name rang a bell.
CARL SAVICH Blog November 21, 2006 ..
..son of Frank Gardiner Wisner, Sr ... one of the most infamous CIA agents, the man behind Operation Bloodstone, the US government program of recruiting Nazis and SS members.
Wisner also organized Operation Mockingbird.. to co-opt to the CIA the New York Times, the Washington
Post, Newsweek.... Wisner recruited Philip Graham
.....the Rome Daily American, the Manila Times, and the Bangkok Post...
...Wisner was responsible for the CIA overthrow of democratically-elected Prime Minister of Iran Mohammed Mossadeq in 1953, Operation Ajax. In 1954, Wisner organized the CIA overthrow of democratically-elected President of Guatemala Jacobo Arbenz, Operation PBSUCCESS.
.. in charge of the Office of Policy Coordination (OPC). ..sabotage, antisabotage, demolition and
.. recruiting former Albanian Nazi and fascist ultra-nationalists ...
J. Edgar Hoover, dismissed the OPC as “Wisner’s gang of weirdos”. .
Frank G. Wisner, Jr., and Richard C. Holbrooke, were both board members of the American International Group (AIG). ....
..SEC imposed one of the largest penalties in its history, $10 million, against AIG. ..
In 1965, Frank G. Wisner, Sr., committed suicide using jnr's shotgun (aged 55?)
A close friend, Avis Bohlen said he "was so depressed about how the world was going... he felt we were losing the Cold War."
..1997, Wisner (jr) joined the board of directors of the Enron Corporation... ..
... lobbied the Indian government to accept the Enron power plant project which overcharged India for power .. Dick Cheney and Condoleezza Rice pressured the Indian government to accept the Enron deal.
..Wisner worked under Kenneth L. Lay..counterpunch
Wisner (snr) grew very fond of Philby spartacus
W snr even ran the rewrite for the movie of Animal Farm
The 'investors' were greatly concerned that Snowball( the Trotsky figure) was still presented "too sympathetically"..