Monthly Archives: January 2019

On This Day — Nixon Announces Vietnam Peace Agreement (January 23, 1973) [Was Nixon a Traitor?]

“We have found that our friend, the Republican nominee, our California friend, has been playing on the outskirts with our enemies and our friends both, he has been doing it through rather subterranean sources. Mrs Chennault is warning the South … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Should You Trust The New York Times and Its Anonymous Sources? [Lockerbie]

“The evidence of a possible Libyan link, first reported publicly this week by the French newsmagazine L’Express, was confirmed and detailed by American officials involved in the investigation of the Pan Am bombing.” MICHAEL WINES — The New York Times … Continue reading

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Two years Ago — Bob Woodward : “Trump Dossier Is a Garbage Document. Intelligence Chiefs Should Apologize to Trump”

“To your request of my opinion of the manner in which a newspaper should be conducted so as to be most useful, I should answer, ‘by restraining it to true facts and sound principles only.’ Yet I fear such a … Continue reading

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On This Day — President Carter Signs Executive Order 12036 (January 24 1978)

“The most efficient accident, in simple assassination, is a fall of 75 feet or more onto a hard surface.” CIA assassination manual (1953) “No person employed by or acting on behalf of the United States Government shall engage in, or … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Wormwood : Searching the Truth to the Bitter End

“The most efficient accident, in simple assassination, is a fall of 75 feet or more onto a hard surface.” CIA assassination manual (1953) “What Wormwood tries to do is tell a story about how we know what we know and how reliable … Continue reading

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Political Intelligence — The End of Donald Trump? [Poll]

“Only two presidents in US history have been impeached – Andrew Johnson in 1867 and Bill Clinton in 1998, with both motions having subsequently been voted down in subsequent Senate votes. With a current Republican majority in the Senate, few … Continue reading

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On This Day — Cambridge Five Member Kim Philby Vanishes from Beirut (January 23 1963)

“Tell them Jesus Christ only had twelve, and one of them was a double agent.” FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover — Upon learning that Philby was a spy for the Russians On January 23 1963, Kim Philby vanished from Beirut, … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — French Minister of Defence Acknowledges the Death of 6 DGSE Officers in Libya

“I remember a violent discussion regarding Libya with Vladimir Putin near the end of 2011. We had obtained — thanks to Russia’s vote — that the UN would impose a no-fly zone and that we would take no further actions. Then Gaddafi was killed. … Continue reading

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On This Day — President Truman Creates the Central Intelligence Group (January 22, 1946)

“At lunch today in the White House, with only members of the Staff present, Rear Admiral Sidney Souers and I were presented [by President Truman] with black cloaks, black hats, and wooden daggers, and the President read an amusing directive … Continue reading

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5G — Will European Countries Ban Huawei? [UPDATE — Canada Former Spy Chief : “Ignore the threats and ban Huawei”]

“Perhaps, the most puzzling part of the [Belgian Intelligence Services] report is what it does not mention. Although most countries are extremely concerned about China investments in their Telecom infrastructure, the Belgian report is silent on this issue. Why, on … Continue reading

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