Monthly Archives: March 2022

On This Day — UN Security Council Nominates Dag Hammarskjöld for Secretary-General (March 31 1953) [What Really Happened to Dag Hammarskjold’s Plane?]

“It will be necessary to find some way of pulling Hammarskjold up short.” UK Prime Minister Harold Macmillan  (September 13 1961) *** *** *** “Hammarskjöld was at the point of getting something done when they killed him. Notice that I … Continue reading

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Remembering CIA Barbara A. Robbins (July 26, 1943 – March 30, 1965) — The Enduring Mystery of the Anonymous 1965 Star

“To this day, Barbara Robbins is the youngest officer memorialized on our Wall. She was the first American woman to die in Vietnam and the first woman in our Agency’s history to make the ultimate sacrifice.  Nine women since then … Continue reading

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On This Day — Julius And Ethel Rosenberg Are Convicted of Espionage (March 29 1951) [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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The Causes and Consequences of the Ukraine Crisis [UPDATE — The Economist : “Why the West is principally responsible for the Ukrainian crisis”]

“My argument is that the West, especially the United States, is principally responsible for this disaster. But no American policymaker is going to acknowledge that line of argument. So they will say that the Russians are responsible.” John Mearsheimer (February … Continue reading

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Parody –“Party In The CIA” by Weird Al Yankovic

“Yeah, we’ve got our black ops all over the world,from Kazakhstan to Bombay; (…)Need a country destabilized?Look no further, we’re your guys!”  “Weird Al” Yankovic –“Party In The CIA” March 27 2022 — Thank God, It’s [Parody] Sunday! Time to … Continue reading

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10 Years Ago — SCCRC report published online by Sunday Herald [Unmasking The GOLFER. Who was Lockerbie Deep Throat?]

“Golfer was interviewed three times by the SCCRC officials but to date his identity has been one of the most closely guarded secrets concerning the whole Lockerbie affair. Let’s underline Golfer’s importance. If Lockerbie is Scotland’s Watergate then Golfer is … Continue reading

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On This Day — Madeleine Albright Discovers Her Jewish Roots (February 4 1997) [UPDATE — POLL : Do you think that Madeleine Albright Was “A Great Person” ?]

“So many Americans and other nationals died in that terrible, terrible accident.” Lockerbie U. S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright (August 2009) February 4 2021 — On February 4 1997,  U. S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said she had … Continue reading

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On This Day — Remembering Archbishop Oscar Romero (August 15, 1917 — Assassinated March 24, 1980) [Is the CIA to blame?]

“There are clear evidential threads on who gave the original order and who paid for the murder that any concerted investigation in El Salvador would absolutely be able to gather enough evidence to prosecute those involved.” Matt Eisenbrandt — Assassination … Continue reading

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Bad Science & Bad Scientists : IRA suspect Issues Apology for the Birmingham Pub Bombings [UPDATE : UK Journalist Wins Historic Case]

“Exactly the same forensic scientists who produced the wrongful conviction of Guiseppe Conlon, the Maguire family and of Danny McNamee, and had been stood down for the role they played. Yet here they were. Without them, there wouldn’t have been … Continue reading

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On This Day — 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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