Monthly Archives: July 2019

Lockerbie — Appeal Decision Delayed Until 2020

“I regard the Lockerbie verdict against Megrahi as a ‘Grand Monument to Human Stupidity’.  Indeed, the written opinion of the Lockerbie judges is a remarkable document that claims an ‘honoured place in the history of British miscarriages of justice.’ If the … Continue reading

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The CIA Book of Honor — Star 84 : James McGrath (October 24, 1927 – January 1957)

“IN HONOR OF THOSE MEMBERS OF THE CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY” Memorial at the CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia “James McGrath joined CIA in 1951 … He was searching for a … Continue reading

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Animal Spies & Warriors — Operation Acoustic Kitty

“They slit the cat open, put batteries in him, wired him up. The tail was used as an antenna. They made a monstrosity. They tested him, and tested him. They found he would walk off the job when he got … Continue reading

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Barcelona Terror Attacks — Imam was CNI Informant [UPDATE]

“The imam did, in fact, stay in Belgium, but he was not known to the judicial authorities.” Thierry Werts — Spokesman of the Office of the Public Prosecutor November 18 2017 — Abdelbaki Es Satty — the Imam from the small … Continue reading

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CIA — The Language of Espionage : Lockerbie & The CIA Darkest Blunder [UPDATE]

“We’re investing in foreign-language excellence as a core attribute for our officers. We’re strengthening our language training to ensure that our people are more capable and better attuned to the cultures in which they operate.” CIA Director Gina Haspel “[Our … Continue reading

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On This Day — President Clinton Fires FBI Director (July 19 1993)

“We cannot have a leadership vacuum at an agency as important to the United States as the FBI. It is time that this difficult chapter in the agency’s history is brought to a close.” President Bill Clinton — White House … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Times : “Congress is rushing to make the CIA less accountable”

“You’re exactly right. Barbara Bush perpetuated the lie that Philip Agee’s revelations led to Dick Welch’s murder. It wasn’t true, and Agee successfully sued Bush and got a retraction. IIPA was passed based on a lie.” Former CIA officer John … Continue reading

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On This Day — Remembering Dr David Kelly (May 14, 1944 – July 17, 2003)

“Some people are natural conspiracy theorists. I’m not. Maybe this is a weakness — an indication of a readiness to accept the official version of events and not to see evil plots lurking in the background. But after reading Miles … Continue reading

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On This Day — US Detonates First Nuclear Weapon (July 16 1945)

“We knew the world would not be the same. A few people laughed, a few people cried. Most people were silent. I remembered the line from the Hindu scripture, the Bhagavad Gita. Vishnu is trying to persuade the Prince that … Continue reading

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The CIA Book of Honor — Stars 82 & 83 : Christopher Glenn Mueller and William “Chief” Carlson

“IN HONOR OF THOSE MEMBERS OF THE CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY” Memorial at the CIA Headquarters in Langley, Virginia “The bravery of these two men cannot be overstated. Chris and Chief … Continue reading

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