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Covert Warriors for Hire

Kyle Burke

in Revolutionaries for the Right: Anticommunist Internationalism and Paramilitary Warfare in the Cold War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640730
eISBN:
9781469640747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640730.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the late 1970s, a new set of Americans took up the dream of a global anticommunist revolution. Many were high-ranking CIA and military officers who had been forced from their jobs by the Ford and ... More


Private Wars in Central America

Kyle Burke

in Revolutionaries for the Right: Anticommunist Internationalism and Paramilitary Warfare in the Cold War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640730
eISBN:
9781469640747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640730.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Growing more confident, John Singlaub and other retired covert warriors launched a series of paramilitary campaigns in Central America in the 1980s. As the Reagan administration faced stiff ... More


Rebels for the Cause

Kyle Burke

in Revolutionaries for the Right: Anticommunist Internationalism and Paramilitary Warfare in the Cold War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640730
eISBN:
9781469640747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640730.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the mid-1980s, John Singlaub and those around him tried to globalize the covert war campaigns they had launched in Central America. By 1985, he and others were working to support paramilitary ... More


A Straight-Talking Advocate

Carolyn L. Karcher

in A Refugee from His Race: Albion W. Tourgée and His Fight against White Supremacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627953
eISBN:
9781469627977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627953.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 1 introduces Tourgée and illuminates his ethos, first, by tracing his career from the Reconstruction era to 1890, when he entered on his most intensive collaboration with African Americans, ... More


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