Daniel Ellsberg, The Doomsday Machine

With recent news stories about big red buttons and a blockbuster movie (The Post) about the Pentagon Papers, Daniel Ellsberg’s story is very timely. He’s the legendary whistle-blower who revealed the Pentagon Papers, and his book is an eyewitness exposé of the dangers of America’s Top Secret, seventy-year-long nuclear policy that continues to this day.

Hoe de Engelse overheid het Sandstorm Report wilde onderdrukken

Deleted scene from The Spider’s Web documentary. Prem Sikka’s court case for the release of the Sandstorm Report. The Sandstorm report was the name of the secret report submitted on June 22, 1991 by financial consultants Price Waterhouse to the Bank of England, showing that the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI) had engaged in widespread fraud, and that organizations regarded as terrorist groups had maintained several accounts in BCCI in London, with the apparent knowledge of the British and American intelligence community. Sandstorm was Price Waterhouse’s codename for BCCI. The British government attempted to suppress the release of the Sandstorm Report.