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1984, as well as a year, is the title of the dystopian book by George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four.

Washington Conference on International Terrorism

Full article: Washington Conference on International Terrorism

The Washington Conference on International Terrorism, held in 1984, was more widely publicised than the Jerusalem Conference on International Terrorism which brought together many of the same people 5 years earlier.

Operation Gladio

Full article: Operation Gladio

The Westland New Post was disbanded after the untimely death of its founder, Paul Latinus.

 

Events

EventDateDescription
Operation Paperclip8 May 1945 - 1990A transfer of top German scientists to USA.
Cold War1947 - 1991The official narrative had 2 diametrically opposed systems locked in combat with one another since soon after WW2. Each of the "superpowers" and its team of allies needed to outdo each other by creating ever more and deadlier weapons, creating a kind of perpetual war for perpetual peace, with the warring parties engaging mainly in covert/proxy wars. Deep state interests blossomed in the climate of fear and paranoia.
The Troubles1966 - 1998
Operation Condor1968 - 1989
Inslaw1970 - 1990The Inslaw affair was a complex financial/political fraud the full dimensions of which were never uncovered, but some of which were forced onto the official record.
Red Brigades{{Expansion depth limit exceeded
Project STARGATE1978 - 1995Project STARGATE aimed to gain domination over entire nations by making them cede their autonomy and privacy to the controlling person or group.
1980s Afghan war24 December 1979 - 15 February 1989
Arms-to-Iraq1980 - 1988
Iran-Iraq war22 September 1980 - 20 August 1988
Brabant Massacres13 March 1982 - 9 November 1985A set of murders between 1982 and 1985, in which 28 people died and 40 were injured. It became Belgium's most notorious unpunished crime spree.
1982 Lebanon War6 June 1982 - June 1985An Israeli invasion of Lebanon. They militarily occupied some of the country until 2000.
1948 Palestine war1984
Le Cercle/1984 (Capetown)12 January 1984 - 15 January 1984Stellenbosch, Capetown, South Africa
Bilderberg/198411 May 1984 - 13 May 1984
Washington Conference on International Terrorism24 June 1984 - 27 June 1984A key conference in establishing the "War On Terror", 5 years after the seminal Jerusalem Conference on International Terrorism
Le Cercle/1984 (Bonn)5 July 1984 - 7 July 1984
Colloquium on Intelligence and Policy9 November 1984 - 10 November 1984A spooky conference in November 1984
 

New Groups

GroupImageDateTypeDescription
Investigative Group InternationalGroup.png1984 - PresentCommercial
George C. Marshall InstituteGeorge C. Marshall Institute.gif1984 - PresentThink tank
Competitive Enterprise InstituteCompetitiveEnterpriseInstitutelogo.png1984 - PresentThink tankA "vociferous anti-environmental" think tank.
Jamestown FoundationGroup.png1984 - Present501(c)(3) non-profit NGO
Merex CorporationGroup.pngFebruary 1984 - PresentCommercialImplicated in Iran-Contra
 

Groups that were Wound Up

GroupImageDateTypeDescription
Irish Joint SectionGroup.pngMay 1972 - 1984Intelligence agency
Paedophile Information ExchangePaedophile Information Exchange.jpgOctober 1974 - 1984Disbanded
Global International AirwaysGroup.png1977 - 1984
Westland New PostGroup.pngMarch 1981 - April 1984An offshoot of Gladio in Belgium, with an unclear connection to the Brabant Massacres
 

==Quotations== 

Deaths

TitleBornDiedPlace of deathCause of deathSummaryDescription
Geoffrey Arthur19201984Diplomat
Tony Sforza1984Spook
Assassin
An assassin accused of involvement in the JFK assassination
Steve Wilson1984heart failureSoldier
Assassin
Ralph Assheton24 February 19011984Politician
Spook
Michael Chomiak12 August 19051984Editor
Farmer
Soldier
Spook
Nazi Editor in Chief turned Canadian farmer
Yoshio Kodama18 February 191117 January 1984
Giuseppe Santovito12 August 19186 February 1984Florence
Italy
Spook
Deep state operative
Maurice Macmillan27 January 192110 March 1984Politician
Publisher
Aurelio Peccei4 July 190814 March 1984Rome
Italy
Academic
Businessperson
Roy Kellerman14 March 191522 March 1984St. Petersburg
Florida
United States
Hilda Murrell3 February 190623 March 1984Shrewsbury
Shropshire
UK
ActivistAn anti-nuclear activist unable to take part in the Sizewell Inquiry due to her sudden murder.
K. B. Andersen1 December 191423 March 1984Politician
Luigi Barzini21 December 190830 March 1984Rome
Italy
Journalist
Author
Paul LatinusApril 1984
Nuno Rodrigues dos Santos13 March 19105 April 1984Lisbon
Portugal
Politician
Frank Church25 July 19247 April 1984Bethesda
Maryland
LawyerLeader of the Church Committee, which probably did more than any other organisation to expose the activities of the US intelligence agencies.
Yvonne Fletcher195917 April 1984Westminster Hospital
London
United Kingdom
PolicemanYvonne Fletcher was shot dead while on duty during a protest outside the Libyan embassy on 17 April 1984, cue for the breakdown of diplomatic relations between the UK and Libya. In 2017 a decision was announced not to prosecute her murder on grounds of "national security".
Will Fritz189519 April 1984cancerPolice officer
Glen Taylor12 April 190428 April 1984Burlingame
California
Politician
Musician
Actor
Businessperson
Joan Miller1918June 1984Spook
Joseph Campbell25 March 190021 June 1984Sarasota
Florida
Accountant
Michel Foucault15 October 192625 June 1984Paris
France
Philosopher
Social critic
Author
Academic
Flora Solomon28 September 189518 July 1984Spook
Louis M. Bloomfield8 August 190619 July 1984JerusalemPolitician
Donato Menichella23 January 189623 July 1984Central banker
George Gallup18 November 190126 July 1984Tschingel
Bernese Oberland
Switzerland
StatisticianPioneer in the field of polling
J. B. Priestley13 September 189414 August 1984Stratford-upon-Avon
Warwickshire
United Kingdom
Author
Playwright
Broadcaster
Archibald Gordon9 July 19137 September 1984Author
Broadcaster
Carlo Pesenti190720 September 1984Businessperson
Alan Lake24 November 194010 October 1984Sunningdale
Berkshire
UK
United Kingdom
Actor
William Foster27 April 189715 October 1984Washington (D.C.)Deep state functionary
Indira Gandhi19 November 191731 October 1984Delhi
India
PoliticianLe Cercle
William Duncan16 December 19225 November 1984Businessperson
Graham Russell Mitchell4 November 190519 November 1984Sherington
Buckinghamshire
Spook
Trygve Bratteli11 January 191020 November 1984Oslo
Norway
Politician
Hans Speidel28 October 189728 November 1984Bad Honnef
Germany
Soldier
Chester Ronning13 December 189431 December 1984Camrose
Alberta
Diplomat
Politician
 

Births

TitleBornPlace of birthSummary
Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens1984Neoconservatism
Propagandist
Mark Zuckerberg14 May 1984White Plains
New York
United States
Programmer
Businessperson
Philanthropist
Owen Jones8 August 1984Sheffield
United Kingdom
Journalist
Author
Abby Martin6 September 1984Oakland
California
United States
Journalist