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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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Belgium — Bpost CEO Investigated by FBI

“According to the most recent report of  the Council of Europe anti-corruption group, Belgium is close to the bottom of the class in terms of preventing corruption among legislators, judges and prosecutors. An Ernst & Young 2019 study indicates that … Continue reading

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15 Years Ago — Puerto Rican Pro-Independence Movement Leader Assassinated by FBI Agents (September 23 2005) [Filiberto Ojeda Ríos]

“Few times have we hated so, and so united in our hate.” Julio Muriente — University professor and co-leader of the Hostosiano Movement “We have every reason to believe the agents acted properly.” FBI Spokesperson September 23 2020 — On … Continue reading

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On This Day — 1,000 Boeing 747 Jumbo Plane Produced (September 10 1993) [2020]

“Aviation investigations are replete with accident scenarios that couldn’t happen. And given the lack of bomb evidence so far, neither scenario has been ruled out, officials said. First is the possibility that the doomed plane’s front section, which has a … Continue reading

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Lockerbie – The TRUTH, And Now What? [Leo Tolstoy on Time and Truth] — [UPDATE : Quick Note from Lobster Magazine]

“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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On This Day — J. Edgar Hoover Becomes FBI Deputy Director (August 22 1921) [2020]

“I regret to say that we of the FBI are powerless to act in cases of oral-genital intimacy, unless it has in some way obstructed interstate commerce.” “Above all, I would teach him to tell the truth. Truth-telling, I have … Continue reading

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