Category Archives: CIA

One Year Ago — Obama’s Crackdown on National Security Leaks

“The current state of whistleblowing prosecutions under the Espionage Act makes a truly fair trial wholly unavailable to an American who has exposed classified wrongdoing. Legal scholars have strongly argued that the US Supreme Court – which has never yet … Continue reading

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Ex-CIA Officer Suspected of Spying for China

“The disclosure [of this information] could have caused exceptionally grave damage to the national security of the United States.” Anonymous FBI investigator “Some former officials who reviewed the evidence described the case against Mr. Lee as strong but circumstantial, not bulletproof. Some … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — No Presidential Pardon for Ex-CIA Jeffrey Sterling

“At the same time that Mr. Obama commuted the sentence of Ms. Manning, a low-ranking enlisted soldier at the time of her leaks, he also pardoned James E. Cartwright, the retired Marine general and former vice chairman of the Joint … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Former CIA Jeffrey Sterling Released to a Halfway House

“We welcome the forthcoming release of Jeffrey Sterling into a halfway house, but hope that he can be reunited with his family soon. His conviction was a breach of First Amendment protections. Simply being in contact with a journalist does … Continue reading

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Remembering Dr Udo Ulfkotte (20 January 1960 – 13 January 2017)

“I’ve been a journalist for about 25 years and I was educated to lie, to betray and not to tell the truth to the public. The truth will come out one day, the truth won’t die.” Dr. Udo Ulfkotte: German … Continue reading

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TOP INTEL TODAY 2017 STORIES #3 : “WikiLeaks: ‘Vault 7’ dump reignites debate about deadly car crash of Michael Hastings”

“The CIA was also looking at infecting the vehicle control systems used by modern cars and trucks. The purpose of such control is not specified, but it would permit the CIA to engage in nearly undetectable assassinations.” WikiLeaks — Vault … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — The “Trump Dossier”: A Clever Fabrication?

“I think it was disgraceful – disgraceful that the intelligence agencies allowed any information that turned out to be so false and fake out. I think it’s a disgrace… and that’s something that Nazi Germany would have done and did … Continue reading

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CIA Director — “Mike Pompeo on North Korea, Iran, and Pakistan”

“I got a call from the President one afternoon back in April [2017]. He wanted to talk about some disturbing images that were coming in from Syria. I’m sure you saw many of them yourselves — scenes of innocent civilians … Continue reading

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TOP INTEL TODAY 2017 STORIES #5 : “Flynngate — The Mysterious Svetlana Lokhova”

“Multiple sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said the CIA and FBI were discussing this episode, along with many others, as they assessed Flynn’s suitability to serve as national security adviser. The Cambridge meeting was part of a … Continue reading

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TOP INTEL TODAY 2017 STORIES — #6 : Juan Pablo Escobar: “My Father Worked for the CIA.”

“My father worked for the CIA selling cocaine to finance the fight against Communism in Central America.” Juan Pablo Escobar “In a new book, Pablo Escobar’s son claims that his father worked for the CIA.” This post was published on February … Continue reading

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