Monthly Archives: July 2017

One Year Ago — Former US Secretary chief of staff: “The CIA knew about the coming coup.”

“Just think a moment about what is happening right now.  In 25 years, your children and grandchildren will read [about this coup], as now people read about the 1953 overthrow of Prime Minister of Iran Mohammed Mossadegh. Does it not seem to … Continue reading

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Aspen Security Forum 2017 — CIA Director Mike Pompeo Full Interview

“WikiLeaks wants to take down America and will work with anyone to do so. We now need to understand that threats come from different sources like them.” CIA Director Mike Pompeo CIA director Mike Pompeo spoke in a wide-ranging conversation at … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Former CIA Valerie Plame – Wilson’s Long Fight to Publish Memoir

“It was a long journey – personally and professionally. At some times, it felt like I had fallen down Alice’s rabbit hole, where white is black and black is white. Very disorienting. The idea of the memoir was quite selfish … Continue reading

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Suspicious Aviation Tragedies: 1961 — Ndola United Nations DC-6 crash [UPDATE: The New York Times wakes up!]

“We saw a plane fly over Chifubu but did not pay any attention to it the first time. When we saw it a second and third time, we thought that this plane was denied landing permission at the airport. Suddenly, … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Spymasters: CIA In the Crosshairs

“Without the Camp Bucca, there would be no ISIS today. It made it all, it built our ideology. We could never have all got together like this in Baghdad, or anywhere else. It would have been impossibly dangerous. Here, we … Continue reading

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United Nations Report on the Tragic Death of Dag Hammarskjöld — [UPDATE JULY 2017]

“Hammarskjöld was at the point of getting something done when they killed him. Notice that I said ‘when they killed him’.” US President Harry Truman — September 19  1961 Dag Hammarskjöld Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed Tanzania’s former chief justice Mohamed … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — US Lockerbie & MH17 Lawyer: “President Vladimir Putin must be held responsible.”

“Some think MH17 must have been a terrible, inevitable mistake of war. I do not think that is the truth. The facts scream intent and motive. It was a calculated military strike as willful as the killing of one more … Continue reading

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USS LIBERTY Survivor: “Can you help locating a document?”

“I will never quit. My nation expects me to be physically harder and mentally stronger than my enemies. If knocked down I will get back up, every time. I will draw on every remaining ounce of strength to protect my … Continue reading

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CIA Director Mike Pompeo: “We Must Steal Secrets With Audacity!” [UPDATE: CIA Official transcript posted and modified]

“I got a call from the President one afternoon back in April. He wanted to talk about some disturbing images that were coming in from Syria. I’m sure you saw many of them yourselves — scenes of innocent civilians writhing … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — 9/11: The “28 Pages” Report

“There was an awful lot of participation by Saudi individuals in supporting the hijackers, and some of those people worked in the Saudi government. Our report should never have been read as an exoneration of Saudi Arabia.” John F Lehman … Continue reading

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