Right-Wing Countersubversion Networks & the Philadelphia Raid
What is the Maldon Institute and Who is John Rees?
Case Study of One Right-Wing Private Intelligence Network
By Chip Berlet
There have been a series of revelations about the role of private
right-wing countersubversion groups--such as the Maldon Institute,
and semi-private groups, such as the International Association For
Counterterrorism & Security or the Regional Information Sharing
System--in circulating concepts and information used to justify law
enforcement intelligence abuse. Repression against demonstrators in
Philadelphia during the Republican Party Convention, or in Seattle,
or Washington, DC, or Prague, make more sense if one explores the history
and background of public and private countersubversion networks. Right-wing
conspiracy theories similar to those used during the McCarthy Period
have been revived in "counter-terrorism" reports and semi-private conferences
shielded from the scrutiny of the federal Freedom of Information Act
and Congressional oversight because the information is collected and
held by "private" groups...
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