Who Killed Che?: How the CIA Got Away with Murder

  • Title: Who Killed Che?: How the CIA Got Away with Murder
  • Author: Michael Ratner
  • ISBN: 2940013545465
  • Page: 368
  • Format: Nook
  • Who Killed Che How the CIA Got Away with Murder In compelling detail two leading U S civil rights attorneys recount the extraordinary life and deliberate killing of the world s most storied revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara Michael Ratner and Micha
    In compelling detail two leading U.S civil rights attorneys recount the extraordinary life and deliberate killing of the world s most storied revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara Michael Ratner and Michael Steven Smith survey the extraordinary trajectory of Che s career, from an early politicization recounted in the Motorcycle Diaries, through meetings with his compa ero FIn compelling detail two leading U.S civil rights attorneys recount the extraordinary life and deliberate killing of the world s most storied revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara Michael Ratner and Michael Steven Smith survey the extraordinary trajectory of Che s career, from an early politicization recounted in the Motorcycle Diaries, through meetings with his compa ero Fidel Castro in Mexico, his vital role in the Cuban revolution, and his expeditions abroad to Africa and Latin America But their focus is on Che s final days in Bolivia where, after months of struggle to spread the revolution begun in Havana, Che is wounded, captured and, soon after, executed Bound and helpless, Che s last words to his killer, a soldier in the Bolivian Army, are Remember, you are killing a man Referencing internal U.S government documentation, much of it never before published, Ratner and Smith bring their forensic skills as attorneys to analyze the evidence and present an irrefutable case that the CIA not only knew of and approved the execution, but was instrumental in making it happen Cables from the agency disavowing any U.S role in the murder were merely attempts to provide plausible deniability for the Johnson administration.The spirit of Che Guevara, as an icon and an inspiration, is as vibrant today as it ever was News photographs of democracy protestors in the Middle East carrying his image have circulated the world in recent months For anyone drawn to his remarkable life and its violent, unlawful end, Who Killed Che will engage, anger and educate.

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    About Michael Ratner


    1. Attorney and President Emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights CCR , a non profit human rights litigation organization and president of the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights ECCHR based in Berlin.He was co counsel in representing the Guantanamo Bay detainees in the United States Supreme Court, where, in June 2004, the court decided his clients have the right to test the legality of their detentions in court.


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    1. When the American Empire finally collapses there will be many questions to be addressed. At the top of that list is exactly how much the United States government was aware of the execution of Che Guevera in Bolivia 45 years ago. Smith and Ratner make a convincing case that the CIA not only knew of the murder, but ordered it in the best interests of foreign policy. Included in the book are declassified documents related to Che, and his final mission that can lead of course to no other conclusion. [...]

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    2. “Under the laws that govern warfare, including guerrilla war, the killing of a prisoner is murder and constitutes a war crime. It is not just the actual shooter who is guilty of a war crime. Those higher up that ordered, acquiesced or failed to prevent the murder are guilty of a war crime as well. There is no statute of limitation for this crime.” (Ratner and Smith, 2011)In ‘Who Killed Che? How the CIA got away with Murder?’(OR Books, 2011) Michael Ratner and Michael Steven Smith discuss [...]

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    3. This was a quick read and I would say a good starting point for someone who wants the very starting details of this story. I didn't learn all that much I didn't already know about the Cuban revolution or Che. This was more of a fact finding book about the relationship of the CIA with Che's assassination.

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