Monthly Archives: March 2019

On This Day — UN Security Council Nominates Dag Hammarskjöld for Secretary-General (March 31 1953)

“With strong feeling personal insufficiency I hesitate to accept candidature but I do not feel I could refuse to assume the task imposed on me should the [UN General] Assembly follow the recommendation of the Security Council by which I … Continue reading

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Animal Spies & Warriors — Red Army Trained 1500 Moose to Invade Finland

“If you think ‘Navy Seals’ sound fearsome, how about the ‘Soviet Battle Moose’? They’ve certainly been getting the media in Finland fired up – although a little basic journalistic fact-checking might have saved them from all the worry.” Russia Today … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Dag Hammarskjold Investigation Reauthorized by U. N. Secretary General

 “His death was almost certainly the result of a sinister intervention.” Susan Williams — University of London scholar of African decolonization “I also received information regarding an unauthenticated claim made by a Belgian pilot, Beukels, to Claude de Kemoularia in … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Turkey : “Ex-CIA Director Allegations on Gülen Forced Removal Are Ludicrous”

“We will continue to work decisively in cooperation with the U.S. judicial authorities to finalize this process and obtain positive results without further delay. Any other allegation in connection with the extradition of Fetullah Gulen to Turkey is false, ludicrous … Continue reading

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Remembering CIA Barbara A. Robbins (July 26, 1943 – March 30, 1965) [2019]

“I imagine you’re still wondering about Doug (Johnson). I still haven’t given him an answer and I may not between now and at the time he leaves. . . . The trouble is I’m not at all sure how I feel about … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy to Face Trial For Corruption

“Sarkozy has to give back the money he accepted from Libya to finance his electoral campaign. We financed his campaign and we have the proof… The first thing we’re demanding is that this clown gives back the money to the … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — MOSSAD Turned French Spies Into Double Agents

“Recruiting allies as spies would cross a red line. There is a clear line between electronic spying and trying to co-opt allied intelligence agents. This was never done during my era as it was known as something that was completely off-limits.” Top … Continue reading

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Havana Syndrome — CBS 60 Minutes : “Foreign Government Targeting U.S. Diplomats With Microwave Weapons”

“Dear Jeff, two years ago I tried to contact so many journalists. Not one ever replied…. We could have caught them ‘Red Handed’. Pure and simple. I actually recommended a simple way to document these attacks in Brussels, Belgium, in … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — NSA Expert Blasts Russiagate Hype

“By devoting so much attention to the Russia story, journalists are failing in the difficult job of developing sources within what the spy world calls “hard targets”—the CIA, the NSA, and other parts of the intelligence community. No one, it … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Former CIA John Kiriakou : “Doing Time Like A Spy”

“Even if torture works, it cannot be tolerated — not in one case or a thousand or a million. If their efficacy becomes the measure of abhorrent acts, all sorts of unspeakable crimes somehow become acceptable. I may have found … Continue reading

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