The Persistent Shadow of a Secret Prison

About a 20 minute drive outside the Lithuanian capital Vilnius, a legacy of the CIA that helped usher in a new era sits at the end of a dirt road shrouded in miles of dark forest. Close to a river and beside a lake, a front company for the CIA1 is reported to have acquired …

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NATO, Russian Expansionism

The Cold War saw Eastern Europe with the Soviet Union and Western Europe with the United States squaring off against each other for over 40 years, each vowing to mutually destroy the other with defense agreements should an attack take place. The West’s mutual defense pact, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was founded in …

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