Monthly Archives: September 2021

Five Years Ago — Who Tortured Giulio Regeni to Death? And Why? (January 25 2016) [UPDATE : Italian inquiry heads to Cambridge]

“On 7 January 2016, just a month after the union meeting, Mohamed Abdallah denounced Regeni to the authorities (…) because his questions were not about street vendors … and had other intentions. The Egyptian government placed Regeni under investigation, but decided … Continue reading

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On This Day — Stanislav Petrov Saves the World from Nuclear War (September 26 1983) [2021]

“The siren howled. But I just sat there for a few seconds, staring at the big, back-lit, red screen with the word ‘LAUNCH’ on it.” Colonel Stanislav Petrov September 26 2020 — On September 26 1983 — just three weeks … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Havana Syndrome : Pesticide may have caused diplomats’ illness. Really? [Comments from Dr James Giordano] [UPDATE : Beside Microwave, what else could it be? Maybe, Hyponatremia.]

“We report the clinical, imaging and biochemical evidence consistent with the hypothesis of over-exposure to cholinesterase inhibitors as the cause of brain injury.” Canadian Study (September 2019) ***** ***** *****  “Do the results known to me fully support that the … Continue reading

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On This Day — The Lockerbie DIA Memo (September 24 1989) [The Legend of The Iranian Payment]

“The bombing of the Pan Am flight [103] was conceived, authorised and financed by Ali-Akbar Mohtashemi-Pur, Iran’s former interior minister. The execution of the operation was contracted to Ahmad [Jibril], Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine General Command [PFLP-GC] … Continue reading

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Havana Syndrome — Two new cases in Vietnam delay Vice President Harris’ visit [UPDATE : CIA station chief in Vienna sacked amid criticism]

“It’s real. It’s affecting our officers. It’s affecting others around the community, in government, and we’re going to figure it out.” CIA Deputy Director David Cohen Annual Intelligence and National Security Summit (Sept. 14 2021) August 3 2021 — Judy … Continue reading

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Brussels, Den of Spies — Brussels Times Publishes Huawei Propaganda Disguised As Journalism [UPDATE — POLITICO : “Huawei’s under-the-radar Brussels blitz”]

“The campaign included anonymous news articles that were taken almost word-for-word from Huawei’s press releases (…) and opinion articles authored by senior company executives that were not disclosed as paid-for posts.” POLITICO (September 22 2021) July 1 2019 — The … Continue reading

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Havana Syndrome — Textbook case of disinformation from Reuters

“[CIA Director William] Burns has said there is a ‘very strong possibility’ that the syndrome is intentionally caused and that Russia could be responsible.” Reuters (September 21 2021) September 23 2021 — On Monday, CNN and the New York Times … Continue reading

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On This Day — French Prime Minister Laurent Fabius : “DGSE Agents Sank the Rainbow Warrior” (September 22 1985) [UPDATE — France deliberately underestimated environmental impact of nuclear tests in Polynesia]

“The French Government does not deal with its opponents in such ways.” French embassy in Wellington (July 1985) ***** ***** ***** “The truth is cruel. Agents of the DGSE sank this boat [Rainbow Warrior]. They acted on orders.” French Prime … Continue reading

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On This Day — The VELA Incident (September 22 1979) [2021]

“Now, 40 years later, there is a scientific and historical consensus that it was a nuclear test and that it had to be Israeli.” Avner Cohen (September 22 2019) September 22 2020 — A CIA-sponsored panel of well-respected scientists concluded … Continue reading

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On This Day — Former FSB Officer Alexander Litvinenko Dies (November 23 2006) [UPDATE — ECHR : “Assassination imputable to Russia”]

“The evidence suggests that the only credible explanation is, in one way or another, that the Russian state is involved in Litvinenko’s murder.” Scotland Yard lawyer — Court hearing in London (2015)   November 23 2020 — On November 1st 2006, … Continue reading

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