Rough Diplomacy



Within two weeks of taking office Kennedy had declared “war on crime”. He meant organized crime. The greatest impediment to Kennedy’s war on crime was the director of the FBI, J. Edgar Hoover.  Edgar Hoover was the  first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation , but the incredibly bizarre claim for decades…

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Usable Intelligence.

The success of any mission depends just as much on the planning and intelligence behind it .By 1908, the time was right for a new kind of agent to protect America. The United States was, well, united, with its borders stretching from coast to coast and only two landlocked states left to officially…

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Who’s in Charge

FBI arrests nearly all of the top officials of Crystal City, Tex. By Sarah KaplanFebruary 8, 2016 FBI agents gather outside the home of Crystal City, Tex., Mayor Ricardo Lopez for his arrest on Thursday morning. (Bob Owen/San Antonio Express-News via AP) Joel Barajas was the only Crystal City council…

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