Thursday, 20 January 2022 — Consortium News
A U.S. government-funded agency that claims to promote democracy but which helps undermine governments independent of Washington has moved decisively into Britain’s media space since 2016.
- National Endowment for Democracy (NED) has funded groups such as Bellingcat, Index on Censorship, Article 19, Finance Uncovered, and the Thomson Reuters Foundation
- Former C.I.A. officer tells Declassified the NED is a “vehicle” for U.S. government “propaganda”
By Matt Kennard and Mark Curtis