Monthly Archives: November 2016
“One of the most discouraging aspects of the filling out of the Donald Trump cabinet is the array of Iran haters that seem to be lining up in the foreign policy and national security areas. Trump has been personally advocating … Continue reading
“CIA EITs program was not torture. If it was, I would be in jail.” “I am just the guy who was asked to do something for his country.” Dr. James Mitchell In Enhanced Interrogation, Mitchell now offers a first-person account … Continue reading
“IN-Q-Tel operates in the shadow” Wall Street journal The DGSI [French internal intelligence service] is completely overwhelmed by the fight against terrorism. According to Patrick Calvar, the current DGSI Director, the Agency has huge amounts of data but lacks the … Continue reading
“If surviving assassination attempts were an Olympic event, I would win the gold medal.” Fidel Castro The man in charge of protecting Castro claims that he dodged 638 CIA plots to assassinate him.
“There is a wonderful book that you might read… And the title of it is from a quote from Winston Churchill: ‘In time of war, the truth is so precious, it must be attended by a bodyguard of lies.’ ” … Continue reading
“Are you going to pardon Edward Snowden?” Der Spiegel “I can’t pardon somebody who hasn’t gone before a court and presented themselves, so that’s not something that I would comment on at this point.” POTUS Barack Obama “I think that … Continue reading
“They devoted their hearts and minds to a mission unlike any other, at an agency unlike any other, serving on the world’s most dangerous frontiers to defend our people, defeat our adversaries, and advance our freedoms. Their words and deeds … Continue reading
“The Constitutional Court’s ruling is a blow for any clarification on the activities of the BND and the NSA and for the entire parliamentary monitoring of secret services.” Anna Biselli — Digital research organization Netzpolitik Last Tuesday, he German Federal … Continue reading
“Rendition was totally counterproductive” Sabrina de Sousa, HARDtalk – BBC World News Sabrina De Sousa, a former CIA officer, has lost another appeal in her ongoing fight to avoid being sent from Portugal to Italy, where she has to serve a … Continue reading
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