Monthly Archives: August 2017

One Year Ago — ISIS: 3 Belgian Citizens at the ‘Creation’ Meeting

“Then Baghdadi asked each commander to bring in some of his fighters. Abu al-Atheer, the MSM commander, invited Belgian, Dutch, and French fighters who were under his command to the occasion.” Foreign Policy —  August 16 2016 Three Belgian citizens … Continue reading

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German court rejects request to release Swiss suspected spy — [UPDATE]

“The scandal reaches new proportions when spies sign up informers in the finance administration, in order to spy on successful NRW [North Rhine-Westphalia ] tax investigators and play into the hands of people who make billions in profit at the … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — MK-ULTRA in Popular Culture

“While the court must limit its analysis to the four corners of the complaint, the skeptical reader may wish to know that the public record supports many of the allegations [in the family’s suit], farfetched as they may sound.” U.S. … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Former CIA Analyst Ray McGovern: “Michael Morell’s Comments are Reckless and Vapid”

“Watching Michael Morell respond to those softball pitches from Charlie Rose on Monday, it is hard to avoid the conclusion that glibness, vacuousness and ambition can get you to the very top of U.S. intelligence in the Twenty-first Century – and can … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — German Bill will allow BND to Spy on Foreign Journalists

“The increasing surveillance capabilities on journalists is a clear threat to media freedom. This draft law runs counter to the very core of fundamental freedoms such as media freedom and freedom of expression.” Dunja Mijatovic  — OSCE Representative on Freedom … Continue reading

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Cyber Hero Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty in US

“The government needs to show intent to further a crime. Merely creating a selling malware, on its own, isn’t enough.” Orin Kerr –Professor at George Washington University Law School and expert on computer crime “Marcus Hutchins is a brilliant young … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Former DST Director Yves Bonnet: “Libya NOT responsible for Lockerbie!”

“Let me take, for example, the Lockerbie case and also the case of the Ténéré [UTA] that were blamed on Libya when all Intelligence Services know that these attacks were committed by Ahmed Jibril under the inspiration and funding from … Continue reading

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The KRYPTOS Sculpture — History of the NSA Involvement

“Maintaining secrecy about the sculpture became a challenging part of creating Kryptos. Both Jim and I were under scrutiny by the media who wanted badly to know the answer. To be honest, I don’t know the answer. After Jim finished … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — TRUMP: “Second Amendment People” Could Stop Clinton!

“If she [Hillary Clinton] gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do [about your right to bear arms], folks. Although the Second Amendment people — maybe there is, I don’t know.” Donald Trump What are we supposed to make of this … Continue reading

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Dag Hammarskjöld — UN Report Presented to the Secretary-General

“Seeking a complete understanding of the circumstances is our solemn duty to my illustrious and distinguished predecessor, Dag Hammarskjöld, to the other members of the party accompanying him, and to their families.” Former UN Secretary General  Ban Ki-moon New York, … Continue reading

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