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On This Day — U.S. Admits CIA Payments to Noriega (January 19 1991)

“US officials in Central America failed to address this drug issue for fear of jeopardizing the war efforts against Nicaragua… and senior US policymakers were not immune to the idea that drug money was a perfect solution to the Contras’ … Continue reading

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Four Years Ago — Former DCI Admiral Stansfield Turner Dies (January 18 2018) [Opinion — The CIA Knew the Truth about the Vela Incident. And I suspect, they know the Truth about Havana Syndrome.]

“Turner’s most disturbing discovery was the harsh questioning and illegal imprisonment that the Agency’s Counterintelligence Staff had imposed for several years on Soviet defector Yuri Nosenko. This convinced him that CIA could be a dangerous organization if not kept closely … Continue reading

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5G Belgium — Chaos Across the Spectrum [UPDATE — U.S. Airlines Warn of Chaos if 5G Is Deployed]

“The interferences caused to GSM-R receivers have been a very strong concern for Railway operators over the last years. Several cases of interference have been reported in various Member States, causing non-acceptable operational and even safety issues.” EU Agency for … Continue reading

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MLK Day — Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King (January 15 1929 – Assassinated April 4 1968) [The FBI Suicide Letter]

“The debate over how much the government should know about our private lives has never been more heated. Should intelligence agencies be able to sweep our email, read our texts, track our phone calls, locate us by GPS? Much of … Continue reading

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On This Day — Patrice Lumumba is assassinated (January 17 1961) [“Project Wizard” — CIA covert action program]

“Classified U.S. government documents, including a chronology of covert actions approved by a National Security Council (NSC) subgroup, reveal U.S. involvement in — and significant responsibility for — the death of Lumumba.” Stephen R. Weissman — Staff director of the … Continue reading

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On This Day — Reagan Approves Covert Arms Sales to Iran (January 17, 1986) [The Lockerbie Solution — Timeline]

“My purpose was… to send a signal that the United States was prepared to replace the animosity between the U.S. and Iran with a new relationship… At the same time we undertook this initiative, we made clear that Iran must … Continue reading

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On This Day — The Zimmermann Telegram Is Intercepted (January 16 1917)

“No account of the stirring episodes leading up to our entry into the World War can be considered complete without at least a reference to the one in which the Zimmermann telegram played the leading role.”   War Department Office … Continue reading

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Breakthrough Prize — 2023 Breakthrough Prize Nominations

“The Breakthrough Prize celebrates the great discoveries of our times, and the scientists who make them. It honors those at work in the fields that ask the biggest questions, seek the deepest explanations and have the most profound impact on … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Lockerbie Third Appeal : Judges uphold guilty verdict [Errare humanum est, perseverare diabolicum]

“On March 11 2020, the Scottish Criminal Cases Review Commission [SCCRC] decided to refer the Lockerbie case back to the High Court of Justiciary for determination. As a result of the Commission’s decision, Mr. Megrahi’s family was therefore entitled to … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Anniversary — Operation “On Wings of Eagles” [Disinformation]

“Excessive consumption of sugar has been implicated in the onset of obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and tooth decay. Numerous studies have tried to clarify those implications, but with varying results, mainly because of the difficulty of finding populations for use … Continue reading

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