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Western Goals Foundation

The Western Goals Foundation was a private intelligence dissemination network active on the right-wing in the United States. It was wound up in 1986, when the Tower Commission revealed it had been part of Oliver North's Iran–Contra funding network.

After the John K. Singlaub to form the Western Goals Foundation in 1979. One of its principal sponsors was the Texan billionaire Nelson Bunker Hunt.

Western Goals was sued by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) after a police officer was caught adding information from the disbanded Los Angeles Police Department "Red Squad" to a related computer Bulletin board system.[1][2]

It also founded an offshoot, Western Goals (UK), later the Western Goals Institute, which was briefly influential in British Conservative politics.


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External links

  • International Relations Center, March 1989, Profile: Western Goals Foundation
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