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Che Guevara, 1960.jpg
The iconic image of Che Guevara, taken at a memorial service in Havana, Cuba.
In 1960, determination to assassinate Fidel Castro lead to the formation of Operation 40, a CIA hit squad run out of JM/WAVE, Ted Shackley's Florida CIA station. In 1963 this would play a significant part in the JFK Assassination.

In 1960, US frustration with Fidel Castro lead to the formation of Operation 40, a CIA hit squad run out of JM/WAVE, Florida, a CIA station headed by Ted Shackley. This would later be co-opted to assist in the JFK Assassination.

Dumbing Down

By 1960 the campaign of mass compulsion schooling had changed the culture in US so as to have added ten years onto the period of childish dependency, up from four years in 1909.[1]



Operation Bootstrap19301970Between 1930 and 1970, around one third of all women in the US territory of Puerto Rico were sterilized
Tuskegee syphilis experiment19321972A murderous experiment which looked at the progression of syphilis. Subjects were told that they were being treated, while in fact treatment was denied them. Exposed after 40 years by a whistleblower who went to the press.
Ratline19451960Channels where by prominent Nazis were spirited out of Europe to South America.
Operation Paperclip8 May 19451990A transfer of top German scientists to USA.
Cold War194726 September 1991The official narrative had 2 diametrically opposed systems locked in combat with one another since soon after WW2. Each of the "superpowers" and its team of allies needed to outdo each other by creating ever more and deadlier weapons, creating a kind of perpetual war for perpetual peace, with the warring parties engaging mainly in covert/proxy wars. Deep state interests blossomed in the climate of fear and paranoia.
Operation Demagnetize19481980"The institutional hardening of Gladio", an expansion of Gladio in the late 1940s, early 1950s.
Project AERODYNAMIC19491970Program to provide funding and equipment for anti-Soviet resistance groups in Ukraine
Lockheed/Bribery scandals19501976A series of bribes made by officials of the U.S. aerospace company Lockheed from the late 1950s to the 1970s in the process of negotiating the sale of aircraft.
Project Ulysses19501968Mossad covert operation to infiltrate and subvert the Palestinian political leadership
Mau Mau Uprising19521960A Kenyan independence movement in the 1950s that faced brutal opposition by the UK.
Operation Midnight Climax19531966A "free-wheeling illicit criminal" CIA project which filmed the effects of prostitutes dosing up victims with drugs such as LSD.
Project MKUltra13 April 19531973An illegal mind control research programme, where psychoactive drugs (especially LSD) and other chemicals, electroshocks, hypnosis, sensory deprivation, isolation, verbal and sexual abuse, in addition to other forms of torture were used to gain control of individuals.
Algerian War1 November 195419 March 1962The Algerian War of Independence
COINTELPRO19561971Series of covert and illegal projects aimed at subversion of 1960s left wing movements
Vietnam WarDecember 195630 April 1975The Vietnam War was a proxy war lead by US that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from December 1956 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. Millions of people were killed, mostly Vietnamese. JFK was assassinated soon after declaring his intent to withdraw US troops. The war helped the CIA to refine its methods of illegal drug trafficking, torture and the like.
Operation Mongoose1960A long term effort to remove Fidel Castro from power in Cuba.
Operation Snow White19601979Religious cult breaks into 100s of international government buildings to remove their own names, is not banned.
Sharpeville massacre21 March 196021 March 1960South African police shot and killed 69 people and injuring 180 others, who had been protesting apartheid.
Bilderberg/196028 May 196029 May 1960The 9th such meeting and the first one in Switzerland. 61 participants + 4 "in attendance". The meeting report contains a press statement, 4 sentences long.
Congolese Operation5 July 196025 November 1965
US/1960 Presidential Election4 November 19604 November 1960


New Groups

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Sogang UniversitySogang University emblem.pngPrivate Research Liberal ArtsThe oldest Catholic and Jesuit institution of higher education in South Korea.
University of OrléansUniversity of Orléans.pngFrench university in the Loire valley.
Peoples' Friendship University of RussiaGroup.png
EurocontrolEurocontrol logo 2010.pngThe central organisation for coordination and planning of air traffic control for all of Europe
Civic Action ServiceGroup.pngMilitary
Military ranks
Wilfrid Laurier UniversityWLU Coat of Arms.gifEnrollment of about 17,000 full-time and part-time undergraduate students.
National Underwater Reconnaissance OfficeGroup.pngUS intelligence agency with very low profile
New College of FloridaGroup.pngPublic
Liberal arts
Liberal arts college in Florida. In 2023, the state government overhauled its board of trustees in an attempt to transform the school into a "beacon of conservative values."
Operation 40Porter Goss, Barry Seal, Felix Rodriguez, et al.jpgHit squadA CIA-run assassination squad begun with Fidel Castro in mind, but that had its fingers in a lot of pies, probably including the JFK Assassination.
Fair Play for Cuba CommitteeGroup.png
South West Africa People's OrganisationUNIN X.jpgPolitics
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Pilkington Committee on BroadcastingGroup.png1960s British media report which represented a strong support of the BBC. One of the most senior of former BBC officials, Sir Basil Nicolls, wrote that the BBC had received a "marvellous endorsement", "almost embarrassingly so".
University of California/San DiegoUniversity of California, San Diego seal.pngResearch
One of the most prestigious universities in the world. High research activity.


A Group that was Wound Up

American Committee on United EuropeGroup.pngCIA front organization. Proves European unity movement was a heavily US-driven project.


==A Quotation== 


TitleBornDiedPlace of deathCause of deathSummaryDescription
Paul Sauvé24 March 19072 January 1960Canada
PoliticianPremier of Quebec. Died of suspicious heart attack, like his predecessor and successor
George Perkins Jr2 May 189511 January 1960New York
Heart attackDiplomatUS diplomat who went to the first and fourth Bilderbergs. US Permanent Representative to NATO in the 1950s. Died in January 1960.
H. C. Hansen8 November 190619 February 1960CopenhagenCancerPoliticianDanish PM who was US informant and blatantly lied about nuclear weapons.
Paul Leverkuehn31 July 18931 March 1960Germany
German politician who went to the first Bilderberg and fourth Bilderbergs
Walter Paepcke29 June 189613 April 1960BusinesspersonFounder of Aspen Institute
John D. Rockefeller Jr29 January 187411 May 1960Arizona
Evert Vermeer20 November 191020 May 1960Netherlands
Dutch journalist turned politician who attended the 1958 Bilderberg. Fell ill in 1959 and died in 1960
Józef Retinger17 April 188812 June 1960Deep politicianThe Polish deep politician who set up the Bilderberg group
Aneurin Bevan15 November 18976 July 1960Buckinghamshire
Robert de Foy23 March 189315 August 1960Belgium
Hakon Christiansen23 January 189320 September 1960BusinesspersonDanish businessman. Bilderberg Steering committee.
Sylvia Pankhurst5 May 188227 September 1960Ethiopia
Addis Ababa
Claro M. Recto8 February 18902 October 1960Italy
PoliticianFilipino politician possibly killed by the CIA
Félix-Roland Moumié19263 November 1960PoliticianAfrican political leader assassinated by French secret services
William Wedgwood Benn10 May 187717 November 1960PoliticianBritish Liberal politician who later joined the Labour Party. RAF officer and Secretary of State for India.
Phao Siyanon1 March 191021 November 1960Soldier
Drug lord
Thai police general who ran huge opium trade in collaboration with the CIA and the Kuomintang.
Donald R. Richberg10 July 188127 November 1960Virginia



TitleBornPlace of birthDiedSummaryDescription
Cheryl Ben-Tov1960Spook
Nicholas Langman1960SpookAn MI6 officer of note.
Iain Lobban1960SpookA former head of GCHQ.
Frank Grevil1960Whistleblower
A major in Danish intelligence who revealed that Anders Fogh Rasmussen had been blatantly lying about Iraq's alleged WMD's. Sentenced to jail for revealing this.
Ian Cobain1960UK journalist who wrote a book documenting the British government's use of torture for decades.
Thomas Leysen1960BusinesspersonBilderberg Steering Committee Member. Trilateral Commission.
Martin John Rogers1960Madagascar
September 2014ResearcherA researcher into tropical diseases, particularly malaria, who suddenly disappeared without apparent explanation about 14 days before being found dead by his wrecked car.
Majid Giaka1960Spook
Double agent
Libya intelligence worker, became a CIA asset in 1988 and defected to the United States in 1991.
Nacib Hoteit1960
Mark Regev1960Australia
Victoria (Australia)
Media spokesman
The Israeli Prime Minister's Official Spokesman 2007-2015, later Israel's Ambassador to the United Kingdom
Nina Burleigh1960Chicago
US writer and investigative journalist.
Ivan Rogers1960Bournemouth
Yoram Cohen1960Spook
Abu Hamza Rabia196030 November 2005
James Orbinksi1960EnglandAuthor
Bilderberg physician/health administrator busy with COVID research
Nuray Mert1960Turkey
Turkish journalist reportedly arrested on charges of "conducting terrorist propaganda" after calling for peace.
Abu Qatada1960(age 57–58)
Jordan-annexed West Bank
Salafi cleric and Jordanian national, expelled from UK
Joseph Mifsud1960Spook
Russiagate connected spook, last seen alive in May 2018.
Pedro Baños1960Spain
A Spanish soldier and academic scheduled to become Director of the Spanish Department of Homeland Security but who was passed over after influence was applied by the Integrity Initiative.
Rosemary Vrablic1960BankerPrivate banker to Donald Trump and Jeffrey Epstein (via the late Thomas Bowers).
Adrienne van HeterenJanuary 1960regime change expert
Tatiana Gfoeller1960DiplomatUS diplomat with an awareness of U.S. foreign policy interests in the Caspian Basin and Central Asia
Charles Powell (Integrity Initiative)1960MadridHistorian
Deep state operative
Director of the Elcano Royal Institute, member of the Integrity Initiative's Spanish cluster
John Bellinger1960Spook
A spook/lawyer representing the more patient and more PR-friendly approach to Empire
Wayne Smith196025 July 2021Activist
COVID-19/Premature death
Researched the use of euthanasia drug Midazolam in the UK during the Covid event. One of 28 people in the UK to die "of Covid" that day.
Majid Al Futtaim1960Middle East?Billionaire
Emirati billionaire. One of the many World Economic Forum/Strategic Partners.
Bonnie Jenkins1960New York
DiplomatUnder Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs under Joe Biden
Stephan Steins1960Communism
Political activist, called for general strike in Germany in December 2020.<a href="#cite_note-1">[1]</a>
Henry Vinson1960
Peter van Buren1960New YorkWhistleblower
Government official
Foreign Service official who exposed the extremely wasteful and ineffective spending during the reconstruction effort after the 2003 Iraq War.
Russel Bentley1960US
Geordie Greig1960Journalist
Former editor of the Daily Mail. "Britain's most connected man".
Rhetta Moran1960
William L. Meaney1960WEF regular
Victor Chu1960China
Hong Kong-based businessman and deep state actor. GLT 1998, Chatham house governor, WEF Trustee, Atlantic Council..
Dino Bellasi1960Switzerland
Customs official
Swiss spook and officer who was exposed as organizing secret armed group - several years after the Swiss stay behind allegedly was dissolved.
Ken Caldeira1960Academic
Pierre Jovanovic3 January 1960Yugoslavia
A critic of the system of fiat currency and central banks. His page was removed from French Wikipedia.
Jane Halton4 January 1960Gloucestershire
Deep state functionaryFormer leader of the murderous People Smuggling Taskforce, event 201 participant
John Mann10 January 1960Leeds
West Riding of Yorkshire
PoliticianUK Labour Party politician
Ferdinando Brachetti Peretti13 January 1960Italy
BusinesspersonThe husband of Nicole Junkermann
Andrea Fischer14 January 1960Politician
Big pharma/Lobbyist
WEF backed German health minister turned pharma lobbyist
Luis de Guindos16 January 1960Spain
Central banker
Double Bilderberg Vice President of the European Central Bank
Ismail Sabri Yaakob18 January 1960MalaysiaPolitician
The new Prime Minister of Malaysia in 2021
Udo Ulfkotte20 January 1960Germany
13 January 2017Whistleblower
Former editor of a German broadsheet who exposed press corruption while also subscribing to Islamophobic views.
Paul Mason23 January 1960Leigh
Spooky English writer and broadcaster who, with Carole Cadwalladr, was "unmasked as lap dogs for the security state.<a href="#cite_note-1">[1]</a>
Robbert Dijkgraaf24 January 1960Netherlands
One time Bilderberger. String theorist
Rick Ross26 January 1960Author
Drug trafficker
Eduardo Elsztain26 January 1960Argentina
Buenos Aires
Businessman close to Edgar Bronfman and George Soros. The prime Argentine supporter of and fundraiser for the World Jewish Congress. Annual conferee at the World Economic Forum, which selected him a Young Global Leader in 2000.
Kevin AbrahamFebruary 1960Soldier
Institute for Statecraft businessman
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  1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9fIdHpFoxI Open Source Learning, Walkabout London, Australia, 2007