Okay, we’re diving in. And, I’m only doing this because Operation Gladio represents a snapshot of what governments and organizations become, when you give them power, money and secrecy.
Any two of those is bad.
All three together are catastrophic.
The core of the problem isn’t an ‘-ism’ like communism, fascism or the fervent belief in lasagna. It’s not an ideology or even a philosophy. It’s not even religion or the lack of one.
The problem is that we human beings are awful. And, you won’t find books examining proven conspiracies from the light of our human awfulness. We don’t like looking to closely at how awful we are.