Tuesday, May 27, 2003
'Created by the CIA in Saigon in 1967, Phoenix was a program aimed at "neutralizing"—through assassination, kidnapping, and systematic torture—the civilian infrastructure that supported the Viet Cong insurgency in South Vietnam. It was a terrifying "final solution" that violated the Geneva Conventions and traditional American ideas of human morality.'
Sounds about right, huh? Of course, most of these documents were destoyed by the CIA. Suprised? Yeah. Me too. Howver, Nelson Brickham, the creator of the program, saved copies Here's the link:
Documents from the Phoenix Program
There is evidence that some of these ideas are being used as a framework for the new "Homeland Security" Department and its operations. Yay!