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  • Ronald Reagan's Secret Anti-Soviet War

    06/10/2004 2:26:53 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 34 replies · 3,354+ views
    Insight ^ | June 10, 2004 | Richard Sale
    As president of the United States, Ronald Reagan initiated a sweeping and unprecedented program of covert actions and economic-warfare initiatives that acted to greatly weaken the Soviet economy, its support for "wars of liberation," and its hold on its power in Eastern Europe, former top Reagan administration officials said. The elements of these programs were contained in top-secret national-security directives signed by Reagan in 1982 and 1983, these sources told United Press International. "Any kind of covert-action program had to be expressed in a presidential finding," after consultations with attorneys, a former Reagan White House official explained. He said one...