Monthly Archives: March 2020

CIA — Order of Succession… In the event of a Major Global Catastrophe

“The following officers of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), in the order listed, shall act as and perform the functions and duties of the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (D/CIA), during any period in which the D/CIA has died, … Continue reading

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30 Years Ago — Gerald Bull Is Assassinated in Brussels (March 22, 1990)

“Who murdered the 62-year-old artillery genius? (…) No one has stepped forward to claim responsibility. However, senior Israeli intelligence officials in several recent interviews with us have claimed responsibility for the slaying. (…) The killing was ordered after Mossad, Israel’s … Continue reading

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On This Day — Remembering the Brussels Attacks (March 22, 2016) [2020]

“With the usual reservations, it seems to indicate that Oussama Atar is dead and, importantly, that the judicial investigation continues. It is essential to continue to try to shed light on this dark affair.” Georges Dallemagne — Belgian Federal representative … Continue reading

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Biography — Boris Hagelin (July 2 1892 — September 7 1983) [Crypto AG] — Part I : Childhood & Education

“The Story of the Hagelin Cryptos could never have been written if Russia after the revolution had become a democratic republic. The expected defeat of the Bolshevik minority and the return of a moderate government would have caused me to … Continue reading

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Lockerbie — Diabolical Endgame — Part I : SCCRC & The Grounds of Appeal [UPDATE — Kenny MacAskill : New trial will not provide closure on Lockerbie.]

“The Devil’s cleverest wile is to make men believe that he does not exist.” Charles Baudelaire — “Le Joueur Généreux” (Le Figaro –1864) On March 11 2020, the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission [SCCRC] decided to refer the Lockerbie case … Continue reading

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Wikipedia : A Disinformation Operation? [Swiss Propaganda Research]

“Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.” Francis Bacon “This story is demented and broken on so many levels, it is quite difficult to know where to begin, even. Here we have an excellent Wikipedia administrator who has … Continue reading

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Spy Glossary — On the Origin of “GLOMAR Response” [March 18 1975]

“We can neither confirm nor deny the existence of the information requested but, hypothetically, if such data were to exist, the subject matter would be classified, and could not be disclosed.” CIA — March 18 1975 “45 years ago, a … Continue reading

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30 Years Ago — The Great Gardner Museum Heist (March 18 1990)

“This [$10m] reward demonstrates the commitment of the museum and its board of trustees to the recovery of these important works. We are the only buyer for these works and they belong in their rightful home.” Steve Kidder — President … Continue reading

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Coronavirus — “Potential Emergence of a Global Pandemic” [NIC — Global Trends 2025 (November 2008)]

“Other pathogens—such as the SARS coronavirus or other influenza strains — also have this potential. (…) Outside the US, critical infrastructure degradation and economic loss on a global scale would result as approximately a third of the worldwide population became … Continue reading

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On This Day — The Bombing of the Israel Embassy in Buenos Aires (March 17 1992) [2020]

“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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