Monthly Archives: June 2021

On This Day — The First NSA Defection : William H. Martin and Bernon F. Mitchell (June 25 1960) [2021]

“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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The search for the “Fifth Man” — Spooks and Chess Players [UPDATE — Intel Today Analysis Quoted in Top Russian Newspaper]

“They began a mad search for enemies inside the organisation itself – seeking to find more hidden traitors who could be used to explain why MI5 kept failing to do its job properly. It was the search for the “Fifth … Continue reading

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Remembering Alan Turing (23 June 1912 – 7 June 1954) [UPDATE — Alan Turing £50 note enters circulation]

“A new inquiry is long overdue, even if only to dispel any doubts about the true cause of his death—including speculation that he was murdered by the security services (or others). I think murder by state agents is unlikely. There … Continue reading

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On This Day — The Intelligence Identities Protection Act (June 23 1982) [2021]

“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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Dead Man Diary : Sarkozy 2007 Presidential Election Campaign Funded by Gaddafi? [UPDATE : Prosecutor seeks prison time — again — for French ex-president Sarkozy]

“In February 2020, Sarkozy quoted Nelson Mandela during a conference: ‘I never lose. I either win or learn.’ I expect Sarkozy to learn a big lesson next month.” Intel Today — February 11 2021 September 30 2016 — French news … Continue reading

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On This Day — The Central Intelligence Agency Act Is Signed (June 20 1949) [2021]

“I think it has become necessary to take another look at the purpose and operations of our Central Intelligence Agency. At least, I would like to submit here the original reason why I thought it necessary to organize this Agency … Continue reading

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Sunday Parody — Comedian Jon Stewart on the Wuhan Lab-Leak Theory

“I think we owe a great debt of gratitude to science. Science has in many ways helped ease the suffering of this pandemic, which was more than likely caused by science.” Comedian Jon Stewart (June 14 2021) June 20 2021 … Continue reading

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On This Day — Atomic Spies Rosenbergs Are Executed (June 19 1953) [New Book: Ethel Rosenberg: An American Tragedy.]

“If the English want a king, it is their business. If the Russians want communism, it is their business. If the Americans want our form of government, it is our business.” “This death sentence is not surprising. It had to … Continue reading

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Remembering American Journalist Michael Hastings (January 28 1980 – June 18 2013) [2021]

“The CIA was also looking at infecting the vehicle control systems used by modern cars and trucks. The purpose of such control is not specified, but it would permit the CIA to engage in nearly undetectable assassinations.” WikiLeaks — Vault … Continue reading

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Havana Syndrome — White House Official Confirms Micro-Wave Attacks [UPDATE — Micro-Wave Weapons deployed in Brussels for Biden’s visit]

“I will have no higher priority than taking care of people, of colleagues, and their families. And I do commit to you that, if I am confirmed, I will make it an extraordinarily high priority to get to the bottom … Continue reading

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