Monthly Archives: October 2019

One Year Ago — Apartheid Foreign Minister Pik Botha Dies [Lockerbie Conspiracy]

“Had he known of the bomb, no force on earth would have stopped him from seeing to it that flight 103, with its deadly cargo, would not have left the airport. The minister is flattered by the allegation of near … Continue reading

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

“As a large government organization, eliminating barriers to action is a never-ending challenge for us, one that most of my predecessors faced as well. Porter Goss, who’s serving on one of our panels today, noted the problem during his tenure … Continue reading

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35 Years Ago — The Brighton Bombing (October 12 1984) [Understanding the Lockerbie Solution]

“Mrs. Thatcher will now realise that Britain cannot occupy our country and torture our prisoners and shoot our people in their own streets and get away with it. Today we were unlucky, but remember we only have to be lucky … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Christine Grahame MSP : “Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied” [Lockerbie]

“In the meantime, yet to be completed and sent to the Crown Office is the separate police-led Sandwood inquiry into the actions at the time of police, prosecutors and forensic officials. The inquiry, which is investigating claims of attempts to … Continue reading

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80 Years Ago — Einstein Letter to Franklin Roosevelt (October 11 1939) [Manhattan Project]

“I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.” “The release of atom power has changed everything except our way of thinking…the solution to this problem … Continue reading

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On This Day — James Bond “From Russia With Love” Premiere in London (October 10 1963) [2019]

 “… the film is highly immoral in every imaginable way; it is neither uplifting, instructive nor life-enhancing. Neither is it great film-making. But it sure is fun.” Richard Roud — The Guardian  (October 11 1963) “Fleming found he had a love for … Continue reading

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Dag Hammarskjöld — US, UK and South Africa still withholding crucial information

“Information of the type requested is the missing link that makes the present picture incomplete, and its conspicuous absence from the record means that conclusions about the cause of the crash cannot yet be reached. South Africa, the UK and … Continue reading

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On This Day — Che Guevara Is Executed (October 9 1967) [2019]

“The true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling of love. It is impossible to think of a genuine revolutionary lacking this quality.” “The only passion that guides me is for the truth… I look at everything from this point … Continue reading

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Havana Syndrome — The Fifth Estate : Investigating what made the diplomats sick [Documentary]

“Do the results known to me fully support that the signs / symptoms occurring in US embassy personnel were solely due to cholinergic neurotoxicity? No, not completely.” James Giordano PhD — Departments of Neurology and Biochemistry Georgetown University — Email … Continue reading

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On This Day — The Murder of Anna Politkovskaya (October 7 2006) [2019]

“Anna Politkovskaya paid the ultimate price for her bravery in investigating and reporting on human rights violations. Achieving justice and establishing the truth about her murder must become a top political priority. This is owed first and foremost to her … Continue reading

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