By Solomon Hughes in Britain:
The ‘punks and crazies’ of Greenham
Friday 3rd March 2017
WHAT did the CIA think about the women’s peace camp at Greenham Common?
This January the CIA made thousands of formerly secret papers available via its website. Some answer this question.
In short, the CIA knew the Greenham protesters had a big effect but they also thought they were “punks and crazies” who freaked out the intelligence men. The CIA documents are generally “secret” analysis reports rather than records of actual CIA operations.
The ones we’re concerned with here cover the “new cold war” of the 1980s. In 1983 president Ronald Reagan’s…
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