Thursday, February 23, 2006

Christian evangelical organisations as fronts for the CIA; news from Uganda.

The following allegations are taken from the site of Wayne Madsen


February 23, 2006 - More evidence surfaces of Christian evangelicals being folded into U.S. intelligence operations.

WMR has previously reported on Christian evangelical groups, linked to an entity called Mission Aviation Fellowship, being involved in off-the-books operations in Afghanistan involving transporting Afghan warlords and high-grade heroin.

Two days ago, just before Uganda's first multiparty elections in 20 years, Ugandan police arrested Peter Waldron, a 59-year old U.S. citizen from Wyoming, was arrested In the Kisugu suburb of Kampala along with three Ugandan nationals and a citizen of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Waldron had a business card that identified him as founder of City of Faith Ministries, Inc. and an adviser to an organization called Contact America Group. Waldron was also identified as a freelance journalist, a photographer, and a correspondent for a newsletter called The Africa Dispatch.

Waldron had billed himself in an interview with The New Republic as a preacher and information technology consultant. Waldron told the magazine that he was a former member of the U.S. military who became a missionary.

He also claimed he was a radio talk show host, Republican Party campaign adviser, and GOP lobbyist. Waldron had worked with the Ugandan Health Ministry since 2002.

However, Waldron was also caught in Kampala with four assault rifles and 180 rounds of ammunition.

Waldron's publisher was noticed seated in the Ugandan High Court during the show trial of Uganda's opposition leader, Col. Kizza Besigye, who is giving Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni - a close U.S. ally - a strong challenge in today's elections.


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