Operation Gladio: The Unholy Alliance Between the Vatican, by Paul L. Williams

By Paul L. Williams

This tense exposé describes a mystery alliance cast on the shut of global battle II by way of the CIA, the Sicilian and US mafias, and the Vatican to thwart the potential for a Communist invasion of Europe. Journalist Paul L. Williams provides facts suggesting the life of "stay-behind" devices in lots of ecu international locations such as 5 thousand to 15 thousand army operatives. in accordance with the author's learn, the preliminary investment for those guerilla armies got here from the sale of huge shares of SS morphine that have been smuggled out of Germany and Italy and of bogus British financial institution notes that have been produced in focus camps by way of expert counterfeiters. because the chilly struggle intensified, the devices have been used not just to beat back attainable invaders, but additionally to thwart the increase of left-wing hobbies in South the USA and NATO-based international locations through terror attacks.

Williams argues that Operation Gladio quickly gave upward thrust to the toppling of governments, wholesale genocide, the formation of loss of life squads, monetary scandals on a grand scale, the construction of the mujahideen, a world narcotics community, and, so much lately, the ascendancy of Jorge Mario Bergoglio, a Jesuit cleric with powerful ties to Operation Condor (an outgrowth of Gladio in Argentina) as Pope Francis I.

Sure to be arguable, Operation Gladio connects the dots in methods the mainstream media frequently overlooks.

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The Encyclopedia of Apocalypticism, vol. 1: The Origins of Apocalypticism in Judaism and Christianity, New York 1998. The assumption of Persian influence on Jewish apocalyptic thinking is problematic on the basis of the fact that we do not know how old Persian apocalyptic documents really are. For this see A. Hultg˚ ard, ‘Das Judentum in der hellenistisch-r¨ omischen Zeit und die iranische Religion – ein religionsgeschichtliche Problem’, in: W. Haase, H. Temporini (eds), Aufstieg und Niedergang der r¨ omischen Welt, Bd.

P. Carroll, When Prophecy Failed: Reactions and Responses to Failure in Prophetic Traditions, London 1979. 88 An example where this process is even traceable in the textual history is Mic. 7:1-13 where originally the prophet tried to exonerate God of failing to back him up in assuming that he himself must have committed some unspecified sin necessitating the postponement of the fulfilment of his prophecies of doom (retribution), but which was ultimately transformed into a confession of guilt of the post-exilic community (education).

In his (Pericope, 1), Assen 2000, 149-96. 89 In their contributions Houtman and Laato signal similar theodicean arguments based on divine providence in the Pentateuch and the Deuteronomistic History. xlii A. C. de Moor contribution Atkinson demonstrates that the Psalms of Salomon share the main Jewish theological solution to suffering which is retributive theology. However, even though the author of these Psalms emphasises that no one is innocent there are some righteous who have to suffer undeservedly.

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