A Brief Domestic and Global Terror Timeline {Updated}

“My love is vengeance. That’s never free.”

1950s: Fort Detrick CIA and US Army chemist Frank Olson takes part in a experiments conducted in the UK by British military intelligence. The experiments involve a deadly nerve gas and are used on a handful of British soldiers. There are a few deaths.

Olson, clearly disturbed by how the tests were conducted, reports his doubts to a psychiatrist. Upon his return to the US, Sidney Gottlieb calls a private meeting in a cabin including Olson and several others involved in MKULTRA research. There, most everyone present drinks liquor from a flask. Immediately after drinking it, Gottlieb tells everyone that the liquor is laced with LSD. Years later during a court hearing, it is revealed that Olson may have been given a separate flask from someone else.

The result is that Olson thinks he is losing his mind. He goes to NYC to see a CIA psychiatrist. There, he either jumped from his hotel room window or was more likely pushed. Within the pushed theory, it is believed that OSS/CIA/FBI/FBN officer/agent George Hunter White and French-born OSS/CIA ‘Pierre Lafitte’ were responsible.

Still the 1950s: Primarily as a result of Olson’s death, an agreement between the Department of Justice and the CIA is created assuring CIA that there will be no prosecutions for breaking the law, including murder and drug smuggling, when the operations include classified methods or sources. Virtually all of CIA’s covert operations include classified methods and sources, so it is essentially carte blanche and largely nullifies the restraints set forth in CIA’s charter regarding domestic covert operations.

1950-1960s: Ted Kaczynski–a domestic terrorist who will be later known as the Unabomber, “Whitey” Bulger who is one of the most notorious gangsters in US history, and Lois Lang–a ‘bad lady’ who wound up shooting a CIA money man named Nick Deak, among many others, took part in drug and hypnosis experiments conducted by the CIA.

1960s: The Joint Chiefs of Staff draft an operation they call NORTHWOODS. In it, they suggest blowing up a plane full of American college students and framing Cuba in order to drum up support for an invasion of the country. The plan also included other operations intended to be carried out by “others” {this is a euphemism for CIA} such as blowing up ships. Both of these events are eerily similar to the USS Cole bombing and 9/11 itself.

1970s-1980s: The Soviet Union controls a significant portion of the world’s heroin trade by occupying Afghanistan.

1979: Zbigniew Brzezinski, the Carter administration’s National Security Advisor, starts supplying Afghanistan and Pakistan with text books for children through USAID and the CIA. The annual budget is around $35million.

1984: The Reagan administration increases the budget for radicalizing children in Afghanistan and Pakistan to around $350million. The CIA also has men like Graham Fuller training and radicalizing people in Afghanistan in order to fight the USSR.

Mid- to Late-1990s until 2004: Graham Fuller’s daughter, Samantha, is married to Ruslan “Uncle Ruslan” Tsarnaev who lived with Graham for a year in Maryland.

4 September 2001: Robert J. Mueller takes over as director of FBI from Louis Freeh.

11 September 2001: The 9/11 attacks occur.

12 October 2001: The latest in a string of anthrax-laced letters winds up at NBC studios in Rockefeller Center in Manhattan. I discovered this because at lunch my co-workers and I were dining al fresco and saw Tom Brokaw with a few interns. This was at a place I think was then called Piatti Pronti, in the below-street-level area east of the Societe Generale building {formerly known as the McGraw Hill building}. I heard Brokaw trying to calm the interns and looked up the news on my mobile.

Eventually the FBI, despite the urging of several people in the White House and apparently the CIA to blame Al Qaeda or Iraq for the letters, fingers Fort Detrick CIA and US Army biological weapon expert Bruce Ivins for the letters. Ivins had apparently, prior to 9/11, tried to warn people about the possibility of such attacks by terrorists and not found the response from the government to be adequate. The letters depict Ivins as mimicking a serial killer, using codes. Alternative theories suggest that even Ivins was framed, probably by CIA itself.

15 April 2013: The Boston Marathon bombings occur. The suspects are Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, nephews of Ruslan.

October 2014: While awaiting the Canadian Immigration and Review Board’s decision on allowing Matt DeHart to stay in Canada, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the 32-year old son of Susan Bibeau, a deputy chair person on that very board, was killed after allegedly shooting a Canadian soldier. The DeHart’s request for sanctuary in Canada due to concern over Matt having seen documents showing FBI investigated CIA regarding the anthrax attacks, despite all the evidence and claims by Matt of having been drugged and tortured by FBI, is denied. He currently faces charges was forced into a plea deal due to facing up to 40 years and a $1/2 million fine related to sexting with a minor in Tennessee.


COIN-Cidence #5,067 – Pictured, early 1980s: A future FBI agent stationed in Tennesssee, me, and a bunch of other ‘Patriots.’


Colin Freeze and Les Perreaux, “Suspected killer in Ottowa shootings had religious awakening,” Globe and Mail, 22 October 2014:


F. William Engdahl, “Graham Fuller, Uncle Raslan, the CIA and the Boston Bombings,” Veterans Today, 20 May 2013:


H.P. Albarelli, A Terrible Mistake: The Murder of Frank Olson and the CIA’s Secret Cold War Experiments, 2010.

Jeff Kaye and H.P. Albarelli, “Cries From the Past: Torture’s Ugly Echoes,” TruthOut, 23 May 2010:


James Bamford, “Pentagon Proposed Pretexts for Cuba Invasion in 1962,” National Security Archive, 30 April 2001:


Joe Stephens and David B. Ottoway, “From U.S., the ABC’s of Jihad,” Washington Post, 23 March 2002:


Max Rivlin-Nadler, “Ex-CIA [Officer] Denies Rumors of Ties to Ruslan Tsarnaev,” Gawker, 27 April 2013:


Robbie Martin, “Alleged CIA Involvement in 2001 Anthrax Attacks,” Media Roots, 26 October 2015:


Name unrecalled, a documentary on Olson and the UK nerve gas experiments.

More at the CIA Radicalization tab.

And a fun and ironic quote from CIA’s World Factbook at the bottom of the Afghanistan entry:

world’s largest producer of opium; poppy cultivation increased 7 percent, to a record 211,000 hectares in 2014 from 198,000 hectares in 2013 while eradication dropped sharply; relatively low opium yields due to poor weather kept potential opium production—6,300 metric tons—below the record set in 2007; the Taliban and other antigovernment groups participate in and profit from the opiate trade, which is a key source of revenue for the Taliban inside Afghanistan; widespread corruption and instability impede counterdrug efforts; most of the heroin consumed in Europe and Eurasia is derived from Afghan opium; Afghanistan is also struggling to respond to a burgeoning domestic opiate addiction problem; vulnerable to drug money laundering through informal financial networks; illicit cultivation of cannabis and regional source of hashish


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