Monthly Archives: May 2018

Egypt — Who Tortured Giulio Regeni to Death? And Why?

“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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Fake News & Disinformation — Murdered Kremlin Critic Feeling Good

“I can understand perfectly how the report of my illness got about, I have even heard on good authority that I was dead. James Ross Clemens, a cousin of mine, was seriously ill two or three weeks ago in London, … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — The long history of CIA involvement in the international narcotics trade — [Documentary]

“US officials in Central America failed to address this drug issue for fear of jeopardising the war efforts against Nicaragua … and senior US policymakers were not immune to the idea that drug money was a perfect solution to the … Continue reading

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FBI PSA : “Think Before You Post” — FLASHBACK : “The Helsinki Warning”

“And he comes in early the next morning, 6 o’clock the next morning, and there is, obviously, confusion and concern. And he is asked to do a number of things. And he is asked to work on Weber’s desk with … Continue reading

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Breaking NEWS — Three Killed in Belgium Shooting

“There are elements that point in the direction that this is a terrorist act.” Eric Van Der Sypt — Spokesman for the Belgian federal prosecutor’s office “The question of whether this man should have been given leave is striking because … Continue reading

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On This Day — Happy Birthday to Ian Fleming (May 28 1908 – August 12 1964)

“Fleming found he had a love for espionage, and combined with his support for all things British, provided purpose to his life. But after WWII ended, he found himself at loose ends, and took a job with a newspaper. He … Continue reading

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UK — Is the Father of the Manchester Bomber a MI6 Asset?

“The revelation that the British government likely had contacts with the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) and the 17 February Martyrs Brigade during the 2011 war in Libya – groups for which the 2017 Manchester bomber and his father reportedly … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Israel Modifies Intelligence-Sharing Protocols with US after Trump’s Leak

“Intelligence cooperation [with the US] is terrific. It’s never been better.” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (May 2017) “Before he [Donald Trump] makes any decision, he posts on Twitter. He tweets and then checks the responses in order to make his … Continue reading

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Colombia — Juan Pablo Escobar: “My Father Worked for the CIA.” [UPDATE]

“My father worked for the CIA selling cocaine to finance the fight against Communism in Central America.” Juan Pablo Escobar “What we’ve learned is that if you look at history what happened with the Medellin Cartel after we took them … Continue reading

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Microwave Spying — Leon Theremin & “The Thing”

“Theremin did some of his best scientific work while imprisoned by one of the most repressive regimes of the 20th century. This brilliant scientist crossed path with the CIA more than once — to our detriment.” Benjamin R. Fisher — … Continue reading

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