How the CIA Used Disinformation and the ‘Jakarta Method’ to Change the World

Starting in the 1960s, a US-sponsored campaign of disinformation and violence was used around the world -- with deadly results. It was known as “the Jakarta Method.” The tactic originated in Indonesia, with the help of the CIA. “The Jakarta Method is the intentional mass murder of leftists or people accused of being leftist,” journalist Vincent Bevins told Inside Edition Digital. “It was such a big success that it inspired movements elsewhere around the world, specifically in Latin America.”