Monthly Archives: May 2017

Manchester Bombing — What do we know so far?

“The question needs to be asked:  why was the Manchester bombing allowed to happen?” Paul F. — UK At about 2230 on Monday evening, 22 May, Salman Abedi exploded an improvised explosive device (IED) in the Foyer of the Manchester … Continue reading

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INTEL TODAY DIARY — May 27 2017

How Facebook’s tentacles reach further than you think — Jared Kushner says he will cooperate with Russia inquiry — Spanish police officer and thrillers writer is being investigated over allegations that he is damaging the force’s reputation — Did North Korean … Continue reading

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CIA Honors its Fallen in Annual Memorial Ceremony — May 22 2017

“There are now 125 stars on our Memorial Wall, each representing a life that is dear to us, and will be for all time. We remain forever devoted to them, as they were to us. And we will strive to … Continue reading

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INTEL TODAY DIARY — May 26 2017

US admits DEA lied about Honduras ‘massacre’ that killed four villagers — Top US diplomat in the UK condemns Manchester leaks — Was Laos the forerunner of today’s style of secret warfare? — Belgium King may be implicated in Kazakhgate

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Trump-Russia Investigation — Former CIA director John Brennan testifies before House Intelligence Committee

“I encountered and am aware of information and intelligence that revealed contacts and interactions between Russian officials and U.S. persons involved in the Trump campaign that I was concerned about because of known Russian efforts to suborn such individuals.” John … Continue reading

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INTEL TODAY DIARY — May 25 2017

Ex-CIA chief Brennan says Trump-Russia inquiry ‘well-founded’ — Trump Russia inquiry: Lawyer ‘chosen’ by president — Pressure mounts as Senate subpoenas Flynn again — UK – Police focus on Libya amid reports of arrest of Salman Abedi’s brother

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GCHQ — Sir Peter Harvey Marychurch (13 June 1927 – 21 May 2017)

“Sir Peter Harvey Marychurch never lost sight of what GCHQ was for, he recognised rising talent and encouraged it; and handed over to his successor a GCHQ which had as good a grip on its targets as Bletchley Park had … Continue reading

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Team Trump’s ties to Russian interests — Felix Sater

“As long as Donald Trump was just a high-profile and frequently clownish real estate tycoon from New York and the star of The Apprentice, this probably didn’t matter very much. It seems quite probable that as Trump moved closer to … Continue reading

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INTEL TODAY DIARY — May 24 2017

Flynn  ducks Senate’s Russia inquiry — UN experts investigating violations of sanctions on North Korea have suffered a “sustained” cyber-attack — Trump Asked the NSA and DNI to Repudiate the Russia Investigation — Fight club: Russian spies seek EU recruits

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Trump-Russia Investigation — Who is the White House Official identified as a “Person of Interest”?

As the president has stated before – a thorough investigation will confirm that there was no collusion between the campaign and any foreign entity.”  Sean Spicer — White House press secretary The Washington Post has reported that investigators have identified … Continue reading

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