Tag Archives: Italy

On This Day — The Cavalese Cable Car Disaster (February 3 1998) [2021]

“Many believe one of the reasons the Italian judges went after the CIA RDI [Rendition, Detention, Interrogation]  and [former CIA Officer] Sabrina De Sousa in the Abu Omar case was the USMC and USG accountability failures and arrogance.” Mark Fallon — International Security … Continue reading

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Five Years Ago — Who Tortured Giulio Regeni to Death? And Why? (January 25 2016) [UPDATE : Italy charges 4 Egyptian security agency officials]

“On 7 January 2016, just a month after the union meeting, Mohamed Abdallah denounced Regeni to the authorities (…) because his questions were not about street vendors … and had other intentions. The Egyptian government placed Regeni under investigation, but decided … Continue reading

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Four Years Ago — Who Tortured Giulio Regeni to Death? And Why? (January 25 2016) — UPDATE : Italy charges 4 Egyptian security agency officials over Regeni’s murder

“On 7 January 2016, just a month after the union meeting, Mohamed Abdallah denounced Regeni to the authorities (…) because his questions were not about street vendors … and had other intentions. The Egyptian government placed Regeni under investigation, but decided … Continue reading

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15 Years Ago — Remembering SISMI General Nicola Calipari (June 23, 1953 – March 4, 2005)

“Out of the 30 cars that came to the blocking position, why was this the only car fired upon that night?” Mel Sembler — US Embassy in Rome (May 5 2005) March 4 2020 — Nicola Calipari (June 23, 1953 … Continue reading

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On This Day — The Cavalese Cable Car Disaster (February 3 1998) [2020]

“Many believe one of the reasons the Italian judges went after the CIA RDI [Rendition, Detention, Interrogation]  and [former CIA Officer] Sabrina De Sousa in the Abu Omar case was the USMC and USG accountability failures and arrogance.” Mark Fallon — International Security … Continue reading

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Four Years Ago — Who Tortured Giulio Regeni to Death? And Why? (January 25 2016)

“On 7 January 2016, just a month after the union meeting, Mohamed Abdallah denounced Regeni to the authorities (…) because his questions were not about street vendors … and had other intentions. The Egyptian government placed Regeni under investigation, but decided … Continue reading

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Three Years Ago — Who Tortured Giulio Regeni to Death? And Why? (January 25 2016) [UPDATE]

“On 7 January 2016, just a month after the union meeting, Mohamed Abdallah denounced Regeni to the authorities (…) because his questions were not about street vendors … and had other intentions. The Egyptian government placed Regeni under investigation, but decided … Continue reading

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Remembering SISMI General Nicola Calipari (June 23, 1953 – March 4, 2005)

“Out of the 30 cars that came to the blocking position, why was this the only car fired upon that night?” Mel Sembler — US Embassy in Rome (May 5 2005) Nicola Calipari (June 23, 1953 – March 4, 2005) … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — CIA Covert Ops in Italy Lasted Long After the 1948 Elections (National Security Archive)

“Despite rhetoric, Eisenhower was not prepared to intervene militarily to block Communists short of forcible seizure of power.” Dr. Ronald D. Landa — State Department Office of the Historian February 14 2017 – CIA covert aid to Italy continued well … Continue reading

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On This Day — The Cavalese Cable Car Disaster (February 3 1998) [2019]

“Many believe one of the reasons the Italian judges went after the CIA RDI [Rendition, Detention, Interrogation]  and [former CIA Officer] Sabrina De Sousa in the Abu Omar case was the USMC and USG accountability failures and arrogance.” Mark Fallon — International Security … Continue reading

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