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20 Years Ago — FBI Robert Hanssen Is Arrested (February 18 2001)

“F.B.I. officials knew as far back as the mid-1980’s that Robert P. Hanssen, the longtime agent and convicted Russian spy, had repeatedly mishandled classified data and violated procedures but did nothing to prompt an investigation, a Justice Department report released … Continue reading

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Parody — Do you have what it takes to be an FBI Intelligence Analyst?

“Even though most of their work is behind the scenes, FBI intelligence analysts serve our country on the frontlines. If you want to protect the public and uphold the Constitution, join us as an intelligence analyst. Apply now through May … Continue reading

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Four Years Ago — Russiagate Intel Report Suspiciously Anachronistic

“The newly-released intelligence report describing Russia’s efforts to undermine the US election is a brick short of a load.” General Michael Hayden — Former head of the CIA and National Security Agency (January 7 2017) January 8 2017 — The … Continue reading

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On This Day — Pan Am 103 Debris Show Evidence of Plastic Explosive (December 28 1988) [2020]

“I need not go into the rest of the story and the explosion, except to say that some of us believe that, within hours, the Americans had guessed, at a very high level, what had gone wrong. It is a … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Robert A. Levinson Rewards Upped to US $ 25M (November 4 2019) [UPDATE : FBI blames Iran for the presumed death of former FBI agent]

“Today, the Department of State Rewards for Justice Program announced a reward of up to $20 million for information leading to the safe location, recovery, and return of Bob Levinson.” RFJ — November 4 2019 November 4 2020 — On … Continue reading

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On This Day — Did Richard Nixon Frame Alger Hiss? (December 6 1948 – The Pumpkin Papers) [2020]

“As to whether Nixon would actually have gone as far as to frame Hiss, the later record includes disquieting instances of forgery or planting false information.” Anthony Summers — The Arrogance of Power: The Secret World of Richard Nixon  December … Continue reading

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On This Day — Lockerbie : “The Helsinki Warning” (December 5 1988) [2020]

“And he comes in early the next morning, 6 o’clock the next morning, and there is, obviously, confusion and concern. And he is asked to do a number of things. And he is asked to work on Weber’s desk with … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Robert A. Levinson Rewards Upped to US$ 25M (November 4 2019)

“Today, the Department of State Rewards for Justice Program announced a reward of up to $20 million for information leading to the safe location, recovery, and return of Bob Levinson.” RFJ — November 4 2019 November 4 2020 — On … Continue reading

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Spy Quotes — The Differences Between the FBI and the CIA? [Joke]

“The competing messages, according to officials in attendance, also reflect cultural differences between the FBI and the CIA. The bureau, true to its law enforcement roots, wants facts and tangible evidence to prove something beyond all reasonable doubt. The CIA … Continue reading

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On This Day — Hemingway Wins Nobel Prize (October 28 1954) [2020]

“Hemingway may have said ‘yes’ to the Soviet recruitment pitch, but unless there is some additional trove of material in the NKVD archives that argues otherwise, it is clear Hemingway was never a productive Soviet agent.” CIA website — Intelligence … Continue reading

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