[ 761 Pages, 42.82MB ] – Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz (born August 13,
1926) is a Cuban communist revolutionary and politician who was Prime
Minister of Cuba from 1959 to 1976, and President from 1976 to 2008. He also
served as the Commander in Chief of the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces from
1959 to 2008, and as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba from
1961 until 2011. Politically a Marxist-Leninist, under his administration the
Republic of Cuba became a one-party socialist state; industry and businesses
were nationalized, and socialist reforms implemented in all areas of society.
Internationally, Castro was the Secretary-General of the Non-Aligned
Movement, from 1979 to 1983 and from 2006 to 2008.
Hussein, Saddam –
#1 | File
#2 ] – Saddam Hussein (1937-2006) was the president of Iraq
from 1979-2003. In 2003, coalition forces invaded Iraq and deposed Hussein.
In 2006, he was tried by the Iraqi Interim Government and convicted of the
retaliatory executions of 148 Iraqi Shiites. He was executed on December 30,
2006. File 1 of this release is a March 10, 2005 “Prosecutive Report of
Investigation” written for the Iraqi Special Tribunal concerning Hussein’s
commission of crimes against humanity, war crimes, and genocide. File 2
consists of interviews conducted by the FBI while Hussein was in U.S. custody
in 2004; the release’s contents range from 2004 to 2006.
Robert – [ 679 Pages, 33.03 MB ] – Ian Robert
Maxwell, MC (10 June 1923 – 5 November 1991) was a Czechoslovakian-born
British media proprietor and Member of Parliament (MP). He rose from poverty
to build an extensive publishing empire. His death revealed huge
discrepancies in his companies’ finances, including the Mirror Group pension
fund, which Maxwell had fraudulently misappropriated.He escaped from Nazi
occupation, joining the Czechoslovak Army in exile in World War II and then
fighting in the British Army where he was decorated. After the war he worked
in publishing, building up Pergamon Press to a major publishing house. After
six years as an MP during the 1960s, he again put all his energy into
business, successively buying the British Printing Corporation, Mirror Group
Newspapers and Macmillan, Inc, among other publishing companies.
Qadhafi – [ 207 Pages, 47.56 MB ] – Muammar Qadhafi*
(1942-2011) was the dictatorial ruler of Libya from 1969 to 2011. This
release consists of FBI material related to Qadhafi ranging from 1976 to
1989. Investigations include security matters related to Qadhafi’s travel to
the United States in 1987, threats by Libyan dissidents against Qadhafi, and
Qadhafi’s possible involvement in threats to assassinate President Ronald
Reagan. Material has been withheld to protect personal privacy, the
identities of FBI sources, and classified material. * Name variations include
Khadafi, Khaddafy, Gaddafi, and Qadhafi.
Rhee, Syngman – [ 148
Pages, 32.93 MB ] – Syngman Rhee (March 26, 1875 – July 19, 1965) was
the first president of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea as
well as the first president of South Korea. When the way for the independence
movement in the Japanese colonial period and the comments stood apart, he
announced the domestic situation to foreign countries. His latter three-term
presidency (August 1948 to April 1960) was strongly affected by Cold War tensions
on the Korean peninsula.
Sharon, Ariel – [ 148
Pages, 32.93 MB ] – Ariel Sharon (1928 to 2014) was an Israeli politician.
This release consists of material related to diplomatic security issues
concerning Sharon’s visit to the United States in 1982 and 1991.
Trudeau, Pierre Elliott –
[ 248 Pages, 56.65MB ] – Joseph Philippe Pierre Yves Elliott
Trudeau, PC CH CC QC FSRC (October 18, 1919 – September 28, 2000), usually
known as Pierre Trudeau or Pierre Elliott Trudeau, was the 15th Prime
Minister of Canada from April 20, 1968 to June 4, 1979, and again from March
3, 1980 to June 30, 1984. (Source:
Yew, Lee Kuan (State
Department Release) – [60 Pages, 3.0MB ]
Lee Kuan (FBI Release) – [65 Pages,
4.3MB ] – Lee Kuan Yew, GCMG, CH, SPMJ (born Harry Lee Kuan
Yew, 16 September 1923 – 23 March 2015), informally known by his initials
LKY, was the first Prime Minister of Singapore, governing for three decades.
Lee is recognised as the nation’s founding father, with the country described
as transitioning from the “third world to first world in a single generation”
under his leadership. This is the first of an unclear number of releases.
This release was processed by the State Department, since they were the
Office of Primary Responsibility (OPR) for the records. I am unclear, at this
time, if additional records will come from the FBI.