Monthly Archives: January 2018

CIA Director Marks One-Year Anniversary in Public Address at American Enterprise Institute

 “That trust that the American people have provided to us [is] central to us achieving our mission.” CIA Director Mike Pompeo January 23 2018 — Exactly one year into his tenure at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Director Mike Pompeo … Continue reading

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Alexander Litvinenko — UK Freezes Assets Of Two Suspects

“The evidence suggests that the only credible explanation is, in one way or another, that the Russian state is involved in Litvinenko’s murder.” Scotland Yard lawyer — Court hearing in London (2015) On January 22 2018, the UK issued the order to … Continue reading

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Who Tortured Giulio Regeni to Death? And Why? [UPDATE]

“On 7 January 2016, just a month after the union meeting, Mohamed Abdallah denounced Regeni to the authorities (…) because his questions were not about street vendors … and had other intentions. The Egyptian government placed Regeni under investigation, but decided … Continue reading

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UK — Theresay May Creates “Fake News” Intelligence Unit

“[Russia] is seeking to weaponise information. Deploying its state-run media organisations to plant fake stories and photo-shopped images in an attempt to sow discord in the West and undermine our institutions. So I have a very simple message for Russia. … Continue reading

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IRAN — Professor Ahmadreza Djalali Death Sentence Suspended

“We hope the sentence will be quashed. My client’s file is currently under investigation by a deputy prosecutor and his assistant in charge of enforcing sentences.” Zeinab Taheri —  Professor Ahmadreza Djalali’s lawyer January 24 2018 — The death sentence … Continue reading

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Remembering Argentina Prosecutor Alberto Nisman (December 5 1963 – January 18 2015)

“Over the next few weeks, every Argentine seemed to have an opinion about how Nisman had died; the case became the Latin-American equivalent of the J.F.K. assassination, grist for conspiracy theories involving spies and foreign governments and conniving politicians. Posters … Continue reading

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Fake News & Journalism for Peace — Pope Francis : “The Truth Will Set You Free.”

“Fake news is a sign of intolerant and hypersensitive attitudes, and leads only to the spread of arrogance and hatred. That is the end result of untruth. (…) This false but believable news is ‘captious’, inasmuch as it grasps people’s … Continue reading

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Should You Trust The New York Times and Its Official Sources?

“The evidence of a possible Libyan link, first reported publicly this week by the French newsmagazine L’Express, was confirmed and detailed by American officials involved in the investigation of the Pan Am bombing.” MICHAEL WINES — The New York Times … Continue reading

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One year Ago — Bob Woodward: “Trump Dossier Is a Garbage Document. Intelligence Chiefs Should Apologize to Trump”

“To your request of my opinion of the manner in which a newspaper should be conducted so as to be most useful, I should answer, ‘by restraining it to true facts and sound principles only.’ Yet I fear such a … Continue reading

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Wormwood — Searching the Truth to the Bitter End

“The most efficient accident, in simple assassination, is a fall of 75 feet or more onto a hard surface.” CIA assassination manual (1953) “What Wormwood tries to do is tell a story about how we know what we know and how reliable … Continue reading

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