Monthly Archives: June 2017

German court rejects request to release Swiss suspected spy

“The scandal reaches new proportions when spies sign up informers in the finance administration, in order to spy on successful NRW [North Rhine-Westphalia ] tax investigators and play into the hands of people who make billions in profit at the … Continue reading

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INTEL TODAY DIARY — June 30 2017

Moscow prepares retaliation for U.S. seizure of Russian diplomatic compounds — A German court on Tuesday rejected a request to release a Swiss man being held on suspicion of spying. —  Obama Admin Relied On Outside Country For ‘Critical Intelligence’ Claiming … Continue reading

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CIA Director blames “worship of Edward Snowden” for rise in leaks

“In some ways, I do think [leaking has] accelerated. I think there is a phenomenon, the worship of Edward Snowden, and those who steal American secrets for the purpose of self-aggrandizement or money or for whatever their motivation may be, … Continue reading

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INTEL TODAY DIARY — June 29 2017

British spy behind Donald Trump dossier creates new company with a Jane Austen link — German police warned lawmakers of possible Turkish spying — Ukrainian military intelligence commander killed in Kiev car explosion — CIA Document Shows The Agency Recruited Legendary … Continue reading

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CNN journalists resign over retracted Trump-Russia story

“CNN did the right thing. Classy move. Apology accepted. Everyone makes mistakes. Moving on.” Anthony Scaramucci — Senior Trump advisor CNN  has accepted the resignations of three journalists involved in a story about a supposed investigation into a pre-inaugural meeting … Continue reading

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INTEL TODAY DIARY — June 28 2017

Three CNN journalists resign over retracted Trump-Russia story — Many firms hit by global cyber-attacks — Syria chemical attack may be being prepared, US warns — ‘Petya’ Ransomware Outbreak Goes Global

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Remembering: “Ich bin ein Berliner” — 26 June 1963

“Two thousand years ago, the proudest boast was ‘civis romanus sum’. Today, in the world of freedom, the proudest boast is ‘Ich bin ein Berliner!’ … All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin, and therefore, as … Continue reading

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Vladimir Putin on General Drozdov (Sept. 19 1925 – June 21 2017)

“The death of Yuri Ivanovich is a great, irreplaceable loss for his relatives, colleagues, friends, for all who knew and appreciated this remarkable man and a true patriot.” President Vladimir Putin Legendary KGB General Yuri Ivanovich Drozdov has died at … Continue reading

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INTEL TODAY DIARY — June 27 2017

Russia targets Telegram app after St Petersburg bombing — Yuri Drozdov, handler of Soviet undercover spies during Cold War, dies at 91 — France’s Macron says sees no legitimate successor to Syria’s Assad — Journalists Are Dying in Mexico

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Appeals court affirms most convictions of ex-CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling

“We’re both just shocked. It was like hearing the verdict read all over again, for me. I really don’t understand it. There was absolutely no proof.” Holly Sterling On Thursday (June 22 2017), a three-judge panel with the U.S. Court of … Continue reading

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