Monthly Archives: June 2018

FBI Experts : Monkey Science in Monkey Courts?

“For over thirty years, FBI experts testified about comparative bullet lead analysis (CBLA), a technique that was first used in the investigation into President Kennedy’s assassination. CBLA compares trace chemicals found in bullets at crime scenes with ammunition found in … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — 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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Pompeo, Tehran and a Mysterious Murder in the Netherlands [Hafte Tir Bombing – June 28 1981]

“Today, the Iranian Quds Force conducts covert assassination operations in the heart of Europe.” Mike Pompeo — US Secretary of State (May 21 2018) “It’s unlikely to be true. There is no evidence to back the claim that currently they … Continue reading

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Obituary — Paul Harris, Maverick Reporter & MI6 Agent (July 22, 1948 – May 24, 2018)

“Of course, I still care about this appalling miscarriage of justice [Lockerbie].  My view is that Bollier was a CIA agent. That is still my view based on my personal experience.” Paul Harris — Email to Intel Today (November 16 … Continue reading

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On This Day — “Ich bin ein Berliner” (June 26 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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On This Day — The First NSA Defection : William H. Martin and Bernon F. Mitchell (June 25 1960)

“The United States Government is as unscrupulous as it has accused the Soviet Government of being. Our main dissatisfaction concerned some of the practices the United States uses in gathering intelligence information … deliberately violating the airspace of other nations … Continue reading

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Parody — NSA : “Every Post You Make”

“The way things are supposed to work is that we’re supposed to know virtually everything about what they [the government] do: that’s why they’re called public servants. They’re supposed to know virtually nothing about what we do: that’s why we’re … Continue reading

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United States — The “Intelligence Identities Protection Act” (June 23 1982)

“The legislation ultimately will harm, not help, our national security interests (…)  If left to stand, it will curtail legitimate journalistic scrutiny of a particularly important and sensitive area of government, creating the possibility that wrongdoing or wrong-headedness could flourish in … Continue reading

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Havana Syndrome & Microwave Weapons: Q&A with Professor James Lin [UPDATE 3]

“Whether or not a microwave weapon was the culprit, this stealth technique may be a weapon of the future. I would not be surprised if some military establishment around the world invests or has already been engaged in such a program.” … Continue reading

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CIA VAULT 7 Leak — Suspect Identified, Charged for Child Porn [UPDATE]

“This case has been dragging since August 2017. The government should be required to indict so Mr. Schulte has the opportunity to defend himself. Otherwise he is just languishing.” Sabrina P. Shroff of the federal public defender’s office “From a … Continue reading

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