USA. What poet Claude McKay can teach national security whistleblowers

by Martin Edwin Andersen – Writer. Historian. Strategic Communications Specialist Protected in Vladimir Putin’s human rights gulag, Edward Snowden is a leaker who promotes himself as a champion of national security whistleblowing.   During the Harlem Renaissance, the poet Claude McKay sought to spread the good word about how those “abused, outraged and … fighting against… Read More

ARGENTINA. Latin America’s history, a tragedy that went on for years while the world averted its gaze.

by Martin Edwin Andersen – Writer. Historian. Strategic Communications Specialist The New York Times: “‘Dossier Secreto’ is a sort of ‘Nunca Mas’ with a thesis. Like the Argentine report, this book by a former Argentine-based reporter for Newsweek and The Washington Post chronicles one of the grimmest chapters in Latin America’s history, a tragedy that went… Read More

ARGENTINA. No hay peor ciego que el que no quiere ver

Martin Edwin Andersen – Writer. Historian. Strategic Communications Specialist En cuanto de Derechos Humanos, “siempre tenés que jugar en línea recta.” – Patt Derian, héroe y profeta de la Administración de Jimmy Carter.   El libro de Gaby Levinas , Doble agente. La biografía inesperada de Horacio Verbitsky , llega en un momento delicado. En las… Read More

USA. Should Special Counsel Mueller see this?

Martin Edwin Andersen – Writer. Historian. Strategic Communications Specialist “Mr. Deare had been selected for the role by Michael Flynn, who resigned less than a month after taking office over revelations he had spoken to a Russian diplomat about US sanctions before Mr Trump took office.” https://lnkd.in/dXi4KnB Why important: 1) The DIA person who brought him into… Read More

US: Whistleblower reprisal and the #LilPutins of U.S. Southern Command

Martin Edwin Andersen – Writer. Historian. Strategic Communications Specialist Torture Tales, whistleblower reprisal, and the Lil Putins of U.S. Southern Command and their fellow travelers (Band OfBros) ..   From an e-mail received on June 13, 2017 and forwarded to the DoD Inspector General Office:  “______ stated as known fact that (Ken) LaPlante called ‘various places”… Read More

US. Vladimir Putin, Trump and Latin America

Martin Edwin Andersen – Writer. Historian. Strategic Communications Specialist Patt Derian, Jimmy Carter’s human rights defender, has her heralded her records rather than turn them over to the Reagan Administration … WASHINGTON — The real and imagined plots that color discussions of the relationship between President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin recall an earlier age… Read More

HONDURAS. Anti-corruption mission denounces legal reforms in Honduras

Martin Edwin Andersen – Writer. Historian. Strategic Communications Specialist Martin Edwin Andersen, a former assistant professor at the National Defense University, is a national security and human rights whistleblower in the Departments of Justice and Defense.   Re: Anti-corruption mission denounces legal reforms in Honduras Supposed “reforms”–seen as mask for wrongdoing–reflect measures already in effect at… Read More

US. Human Rights. Craig Deare’s ‘ethical and moral flaws’ make him unfit for NSC job.

Martin Edwin Andersen – Writer. Historian. Strategic Communications Specialist Martin Edwin Andersen, a former assistant professor at the National Defense University, is a national security and human rights whistleblower in the Departments of Justice and Defense. Michael Flynn’s firing as Donald Trump’s national security adviser after just 24 days in the job should raise among good-government… Read More

USA. On this day of reflection on the life of Martin Luther King

Martin Edwin Andersen – Writer. Historian. Strategic Communications Specialist On this day of reflection on the life of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., @ADMKurtWTidd should be asked how U.S. Southern Command squares respect for Dr. King’s work with a continued preference for certain “older (much older) white males.” (Please read to the end … ) Racist… Read More

USA. Centennial of the Birth of Conservative Human Rights Hero Amb. Robert C. Hill

Martin Edwin Andersen – Writer. Historian. Strategic Communications Specialist The Hill story continues to be a crucial example of the importance of those willing to tell truth to power and who see human rights and human dignity as something that necessarily extends to foes as well as to friends, no matter what, or how personal, the… Read More