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Exclusive Q&A with Carla Ortiz from Ghouta, Syria [UPDATE – Chomsky: “OPCW cover-up of Syria probe is shocking”]

“I can say the following very confidently. Many officials in our Western governments have really no knowledge of the truth! This is what is so scary. Our decision-makers have been deceived either by misinformation or lies provided by their Intelligence Agencies regarding this conflict.” Carla … Continue reading

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On This Day — The Beirut Barracks Bombings (October 23, 1983) [2020]

“Though he never said so explicitly, he [President Ronald Reagan] ended America’s military commitment to a strategic mistake that was peripheral to America’s interests. Three-and-a-half months after the bombing of the Marine barracks in Beirut that killed 241 U.S. military … Continue reading

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Spy Quotes — Leon Theremin & “The Thing”

“Theremin did some of his best scientific work while imprisoned by one of the most repressive regimes of the 20th century. This brilliant scientist crossed path with the CIA more than once — to our detriment.” Benjamin R. Fisher — … Continue reading

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On This Day — El Aro Massacre (Colombia – October 22 1997) [2020]

“There are repeated accusations that the recordings were made by the British agency MI6, friends of Juan Manuel Santos, in a ruse against me.” Former Colombia President Alvaro Uribe “A cada cerdo le llega su San Martín.” (Every pig will … Continue reading

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On This day — Aldous Huxley Writes to George Orwell (October 21 1949)

“My own belief is that the ruling oligarchy will find less arduous and wasteful ways of governing and of satisfying its lust for power.” Aldous Huxley — Letter to George Orwell (October 21 1949) October 21 2020 — On this … Continue reading

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On This Day — Pablo Neruda Awarded Literature Nobel Prize (October 21 1971) — Was Neruda a KGB Agent? [2020]

“And you’ll ask: why doesn’t his poetry speak of dreams and leaves and the great volcanoes of his native land? Come and see the blood in the streets.” Pablo Neruda — I explain a few things   October 21 2020 … Continue reading

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Brussels, Den of Spies — Belgian Justice Minister : “Chinese Espionage is Very Real.”

“Belgium may seem an unlikely destination for a Chinese agent. In fact, it’s a den of spies, according to domestic intelligence agency State Security (VSSE). It says the number of operatives is at least as high as during the Cold … Continue reading

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Spy Quotes — Three Days of the Condor (1975)

“Listen. I work for the CIA. I am not a spy. I just read books! We read everything that’s published in the world. And we… we feed the plots – dirty tricks, codes – into a computer, and the computer … Continue reading

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On This Day — Black Monday (October 19 1987) [2020]

“Many people remember the events leading up to October 19, 1987. Unfortunately, very few of them recall the specifics. When many people talk about the dramatic drop in the overall stock market, they either blame a single cause (portfolio insurance) … Continue reading

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Spy Quotes — CIA Whistleblower Victor Marchetti (December 23, 1929 – October 19, 2018) [#11]

“The real reason for the official secrecy, in most instances, is not to keep the opposition (the CIA’s euphemistic term for the enemy) from knowing what is going on; the enemy usually does know. The basic reason for governmental secrecy … Continue reading

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