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One Year Later : The August 4 2020 Beirut Explosion — HRW Report: “Lebanese government officials foresaw the possible devastation and tacitly accepted the risk.”

“The actions and omissions of Lebanese authorities created an unreasonable risk of life. Under international human rights law, a state’s failure to act to prevent foreseeable risks to life is a violation of the right to life. Under domestic law, … Continue reading

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Remembering Sir Roger Casement (1 September 1864 – 3 August 1916) — “Hanged on a Comma” [2021]

“If there be no right of rebellion against a state of things that no savage tribe would endure without resistance, then I am sure that it is better for men to fight and die without right than to live in … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Lockerbie : The TRUTH, And Now What? [Leo Tolstoy on Time and Truth]

“History is a set of lies that people have agreed upon.” Napoleon Bonaparte August 3 2020 — Over the last two decades, I have written over a hundred pieces about the tragedy of Pan Am Flight 103. This year I … Continue reading

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Havana Syndrome — CIA still investigating cause of ‘Havana Syndrome’ ailments affecting U.S. diplomats [PBS NewsHour]

“We do not know who, if anyone, is actually responsible, state actor, individuals. This is exactly what we’re trying to get to the bottom of.” Secretary of State Tony Blinken August 3 2021 — Judy Woodruff and Nick Schifrin discuss … Continue reading

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On This Day — Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani Takes Many Secrets to His Grave (January 8 2017) [UPDATE : Case before Swedish court could reveal key detail about 1988 mass executions.]

“With what is happening in the U.S. and the possible instability that is going to come in U.S. policy you needed a voice of reason and pragmatism that had some heft to it. He was that voice. Losing that voice … Continue reading

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2020 Beirut Explosion — Negligence or Missile? (Quick Analysis of the Main Blast) [UPDATE : The FBI is dead wrong. Again!]

“It is possible that it (the explosion) was caused by negligence or by external action, with a missile or a bomb.” Lebanese president Michel Aoun (Friday August 7 2020) August 10 2020 — On August 4 2020, a devastating explosion … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago —  Oliver Stone Interview With Vladimir Putin [The Skripal Affair]

“This gentleman, Skripal, had already been punished. He was arrested, sentenced and then served time in prison. He received his punishment. For that matter, he was off the radar. Why would anybody be interested in him? He got punished. He … Continue reading

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JOKE — OSS Society : “Don’t believe the BS from The Good Shepherd.” [UPDATE : “Don’t believe the BS from the ODNI.”]

“Don’t believe the BS from ‘The Good Shepherd.’ Donovan recruited lots of first- and second-generation Americans like himself. He said no country in the world had more citizens with knowledge of other countries. The best example are the OSS Operational … Continue reading

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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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