Category Archives: CIA

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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Havana Syndrome — Who is the new boss of the CIA Havana Syndrome Task Force?

“We have a very strong team of people — the best across CIA — focused on those questions of ‘What?’ and ‘Who?’, led by a very experienced and accomplished senior officer who, a decade ago, led the successful hunt for … Continue reading

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On This Day — “What a hornets’ nest I had stirred!” [Wikipedia edited by the CIA] (July 26/27 2007) — [UPDATE : Wikipedia Editor ‘SlimVirgin’ has died. What was the shadowy figure up to?]

“A nuclear scientist and reporter Ludwig De Braeckeleer suggested that intelligence agents may have been infiltrated Wikipedia to remove undesirable information from Wikipedia articles. The design and application of WikiScanner technology proved such suspicions to be well founded.” Internet Brigades … Continue reading

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On This Day — President Truman Creates the Central Intelligence Agency (July 26 1947)

“I think it has become necessary to take another look at the purpose and operations of our Central Intelligence Agency. (…) There is something about the way the CIA has been functioning that is casting a shadow over our historic … Continue reading

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Former CIA Chief of Disguise : “No Priest, No Peace Corps & No Journalist” [UPDATE — SSCI : CIA’s Use of Journalists & Clergy]

“There are three covers that are basically off-limits to the CIA, and that would be a religious figure, media figure and Peace Corps.” Jonna Mendez — Former CIA Chief of Disguise September 29 2019 — Jonna Mendez, former CIA Chief … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — NYT Apologizes For Misreporting On Skripal Incident [UPDATE — TV Series : The Salisbury Poisonings]

“Which story is worse? (…) The answer is they’re both as bad. In both scenarios, an utterly false picture of what happened in Salisbury was given to the skeptical President to twist his arm into taking action he didn’t want … Continue reading

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The search for the “Fifth Man” — Spooks and Chess Players [UPDATE — Intel Today Analysis Quoted in Top Russian Newspaper]

“They began a mad search for enemies inside the organisation itself – seeking to find more hidden traitors who could be used to explain why MI5 kept failing to do its job properly. It was the search for the “Fifth … Continue reading

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On This Day — The Intelligence Identities Protection Act (June 23 1982) [2021]

“The legislation ultimately will harm, not help, our national security interests (…)  If left to stand, it will curtail legitimate journalistic scrutiny of a particularly important and sensitive area of government, creating the possibility that wrongdoing or wrong-headedness could flourish in … Continue reading

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On This Day — The Central Intelligence Agency Act Is Signed (June 20 1949) [2021]

“I think it has become necessary to take another look at the purpose and operations of our Central Intelligence Agency. At least, I would like to submit here the original reason why I thought it necessary to organize this Agency … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — CIA New Order of Succession (June 14 2019)

“The following officers of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), in the order listed, shall act as and perform the functions and duties of the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (D/CIA), during any period in which the D/CIA has died, … Continue reading

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