Monthly Archives: July 2021

US National Whistleblower Day (July 30 2021) — “I, John Reidy, Declare…” [CIA Debacle in Iran & China]

“I cannot talk about the 2007 incident. It is classified. I risk incarceration. I have a family. If you are contemplating whistleblowing … you’re going to sit there and say, ‘If I go through that system, it will not end … Continue reading

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Lockerbie prosecutor-turned-judge sends blogger Craig Murray to jail [UPDATE : Supreme Court refuses permission to appeal]

“I can affirm that the FCO and MI6 knew that al-Megrahi was not the Lockerbie bomber.” Former UK Ambassador Craig Murray May 11 2021 — Former UK ambassador Craig Murray has been sentenced to eight months in jail for contempt … Continue reading

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POTUS : “I will never politicize Intelligence.”

“You have my full confidence. I know there’s no such thing as 100% certainty in the intelligence world. Occasionally that happens. Rarely, rarely, rarely.” U.S. President Joe Biden (July 27 2021) July 30 2021 — On Tuesday, President Biden made … Continue reading

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Three Years Ago — Maltese Investigative Blogger Killed in Car Bomb [UPDATE : Inquiry finds Malta government responsible for Daphne Caruana’s murder]

“Another year has passed, and there is still no truth or justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia in sight. Three years after her murder, it has still not been established who ordered it and what the motives behind her brutal assassination … Continue reading

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Deadly Floods in Belgium — A Monumental Intelligence Failure? [UPDATE : Belgium opens manslaughter investigation]

“The fact that people didn’t evacuate or get the warnings suggests that something is going wrong. If you’ve got some information about what risk you’re at and you can understand it, you can take action to protect yourself. These floods … Continue reading

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Havana Syndrome — Who is the new boss of the CIA Havana Syndrome Task Force?

“We have a very strong team of people — the best across CIA — focused on those questions of ‘What?’ and ‘Who?’, led by a very experienced and accomplished senior officer who, a decade ago, led the successful hunt for … Continue reading

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On This Day — “What a hornets’ nest I had stirred!” [Wikipedia edited by the CIA] (July 26/27 2007) — [UPDATE : Wikipedia Editor ‘SlimVirgin’ has died. What was the shadowy figure up to?]

“A nuclear scientist and reporter Ludwig De Braeckeleer suggested that intelligence agents may have been infiltrated Wikipedia to remove undesirable information from Wikipedia articles. The design and application of WikiScanner technology proved such suspicions to be well founded.” Internet Brigades … Continue reading

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On This Day — President Truman Creates the Central Intelligence Agency (July 26 1947)

“I think it has become necessary to take another look at the purpose and operations of our Central Intelligence Agency. (…) There is something about the way the CIA has been functioning that is casting a shadow over our historic … Continue reading

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Remembering French Investigative Journalist Pierre Péan (March 5 1938 – July 25 2019) [UPDATE : The power of reflection time]

“It is striking to note the similarity of the ‘scientific’ evidence discovered by the FBI’s Tom Thurman in both the Lockerbie and UTA cases. Of the tens of thousands of pieces of debris collected at each disaster site, one lone … Continue reading

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On this Day — French Military Government Finds Mata Hari Guilty of Espionage (July 25 1917) [Was she really guilty?]

“A harlot? Yes, but a traitor, never!” Mata Hari (during the trial) July 25 2020 — Margaretha Geertruida “Margreet” MacLeod (Born Zelle; 7 August 1876 – 15 October 1917), better known by the stage name Mata Hari, was a Dutch … Continue reading

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