Tag Archives: Mike Pompeo

40 Years Ago — The Hafte Tir Bombing (June 28 1981) [Pompeo, Tehran and a Mysterious Murder in the Netherlands]

“Today, the Iranian Quds Force conducts covert assassination operations in the heart of Europe.” Mike Pompeo — US Secretary of State (May 21 2018) June 28 2018 — Mike Pompeo’s claim that the Iran’s Revolutionary Guard is carrying out “assassination … Continue reading

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Four Years Ago — CIA Establishes Korea Mission Center [UPDATE: U.S. DNI visits DMZ as Biden administration is charting new course. Same objective but new policy.]

“Creating the Korea Mission Center allows us to more purposefully integrate and direct CIA efforts against the serious threats to the United States and its allies emanating from North Korea.” CIA Director Mike Pompeo (May 2017)   May 13 2017 … Continue reading

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Four Years Ago — The True Story of Dr A. Q. Khan’s Nuclear Black Market [UPDATE — Five decades later, Dutch Authority absolves whistleblower.]

“There have been only two kinds of CIA secret operations: the ones that are widely known to have failed—usually because of almost unbelievably crude errors—and the ones that are not yet widely known to have failed.” Edward Luttwak May 3 … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Mike Pompeo : “I was the CIA director. We lied, we cheated, we stole.” [April 15 2019]

“What’s the cadet motto at West Point? You will not lie, cheat, or steal, or tolerate those who do. I was the CIA director. We lied, we cheated, we stole. It’s – it was like – we had entire training … Continue reading

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Three Years Ago — Former DCI Admiral Stansfield Turner Dies (January 18 2018)

“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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On This Day — Ayatollah Khomeini declares US “The Great Satan” (November 5 1979) [Playing the Anniversary Game]

“In this revolution, the Great Satan is America that gathers around other devils blatantly… If we see the US, this great Satan, raising chain and bringing the devils together around him, it is because the US grip over our country … Continue reading

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Three Years Ago — CIA Director Pompeo Delivers Opening Keynote at 2017 Conference on Ethos and Profession of Intelligence

“The truth is, CIA has always had a bias for quick, decisive action. It’s a tradition that goes back to World War II and our predecessors in the OSS. As former CIA Director William Casey put it, in the OSS, … Continue reading

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Three Years Ago — CIA Goes to War with WikiLeaks [POLL]

“I love WikiLeaks!” Mike Pompeo (October 10 2016) “WikiLeaks is a non-state hostile Intelligence Service that recruits spies and reward people who steal secrets and use that information to subvert western democracies.” CIA Director Mike Pompeo (July 11 2017) “It is … Continue reading

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Three Years Ago — The True Story of Dr A. Q. Khan’s Nuclear Black Market [UPDADE — New Series : The Man Who Stole The Bomb]

“Our accomplishments generally remain classified, but a few special ones are known to the world.” CIA Director Mike Pompeo (April 13 2017) “I was the CIA director. We lied, we cheated, we stole. It’s – it was like – we … Continue reading

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Cholo Pompeo Gangsta Rap: “We Lie, We Cheat, We Steal.” [UPDATE : Did I forget to mention VAULT-7?]

“What’s the cadet motto at West Point? You will not lie, cheat, or steal, or tolerate those who do. I was the CIA director. We lied, we cheated, we stole. It’s – it was like – we had entire training … Continue reading

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