In the same vein, it can be said from this document that the Soviets — Nikita Khrushchev and the KGB — clearly thought the assassination was a right-wing coup taking place, with hardline elements coming to power in the United States.This turned out to be unfortunately true, as Lyndon Johnson brought on a new regime with hardline policies all over the world, starting with the military dictatorship in Brazil and most disastrously the sending of 525,000 combat troops to Vietnam.He added that Snowden did not do anything 'which would have been pernicious to his own country or his own people.' After Snowden's US passport was revoked, he became stranded in the transit zone of Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport in June 2013 while on his way to Latin America.
His residence permit was extended until 2020 earlier this year.In the video clip, Stone also compared Snowden's experience and that of Putin, who quit the Soviet secret service KGB in 1991 because he disagreed with the coup d'état attempt organized by a few hardline Communist party leaders who were against Mikhail Gorbachev.But some “stuff” has come to the surface like scum on a pond; the CIA/Angleton/Oswald file clearly goes back to 1959, and [former CIA head of counterintelligence James] Angleton clearly had a special interest in Oswald.Jeff Morley, who’s written a new biography of Angleton (“The Ghost: The Secret Life of CIA Spymaster James Jesus Angleton,” St.I’ve been wrestling with how to deal with my response to these newly released files on the JFK assassination.
Many people have asked me about my reaction to this release, and I’ve gleaned what I can from a very complicated release.1. I think he truly wanted a release of all files, but as with everything else in the “Deep State,” the Chief Priests told him, “You can’t do that” and cited as cause “national security,” etc.; the et cetera going back to 1963.2. The rollout of deleted/undeleted/no longer redacted, and often illegible materials is meant to assure us that “you see, there’s nothing here.”Also Read: Trump Backs Release of Long-Classified JFK Assassination Files" data-reactid="25"Also Read: Trump Backs Release of Long-Classified JFK Assassination Files3.
A snippet of the film was released by Showtime on Thursday, and it shows the Russian president in the driving seat as Stone sits in the passenger seat of the vehicle.
The award-winning director asks Putin about Snowden, the former US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor and CIA employee who leaked classified information about the extent of the NSA's surveillance. Russian president Vladimir Putin told filmmaker Oliver Stone (pictured together) how he has escaped numerous assassination attempts, and admits that while Edward Snowden leaking confidential information was 'wrong', it does not make him a traitor Putin is the subject of Stone's upcoming Showtime special called The Putin Interviews, which is set to air beginning June 12th.
Putin is the subject of Stone's upcoming Showtime special called The Putin Interviews, which is set to air beginning June 12th over four consecutive nights.
The four-part documentary was filmed over the course of two years and includes several conversations Stone had with Putin.
The 64-year-old Russian leader said that he can't personally justify Snowden's methods, but he does believe that he was within his rights to take the decision.