Category Archives: FBI

On This Day — FBI Robert Hanssen Is Arrested (February 18 2001)

“F.B.I. officials knew as far back as the mid-1980’s that Robert P. Hanssen, the longtime agent and convicted Russian spy, had repeatedly mishandled classified data and violated procedures but did nothing to prompt an investigation, a Justice Department report released … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Pulitzer-prize winner Tim Weiner : “US Intel Agencies are targeting the top of this government.”

“Mike Flynn has fallen farther faster than any powerful official in any government in the 20th Century, in America.”  Tim Weiner — Pulitzer-prize winner (February 16 2017) February 16 2017 — Journalist Tim Weiner, who won a Pulitzer Prize for … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — RUSSIA : FSB Shaken by a Major Reshuffle

“One might think this would be a good time for Russian cyber intelligence officials, credited as they are with hacking and leaking Democratic emails that may have altered the course of the U.S. presidential election. One would be wrong.” Emily … Continue reading

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Just Ask Molly Hale — The Differences Between the FBI and the CIA? [Joke]

“Meet Molly Hale. She’s been the CIA’s public voice since 2002, responding to faxes, phone calls, emails, and snail mail sent to the Agency. Now she’s going digital.” CIA Website (February 4 2019) “The competing messages, according to officials in … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Obama’s Crackdown on National Security Leaks

“Leaks related to national security can put people at risk. They can put men and women in uniform that I’ve sent into the battlefield at risk. I don’t think the American people would expect me, as commander in chief, not … Continue reading

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Can US Intelligence officials legally disclose classified information to members of the press?

“Let me tell you, you take on the intelligence community, they have six ways from Sunday at getting back at you. So even for a practical, supposedly hard-nosed businessman, Trump is being really dumb to do this.” Senate Minority Leader Charles … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Russiagate Intel Report Suspiciously Anachronistic

“The newly-released intelligence report describing Russia’s efforts to undermine the US election is a brick short of a load.” General Michael Hayden — Former head of the CIA and National Security Agency (January 7 2017) “The weight of evidence for … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Russia Hacking : The Facts about Obama’s Warning Message to Putin

“International law, including the law for armed conflict, applies to actions in cyberspace. We will hold Russia to those standards.” US Message to Moscow over the Red Phone (October 31 2016) “Moscow’s hacking and dumping of Democratic emails to WikiLeaks … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — FBI Counterintelligence Agent : “Trump is a Fucking Idiot.”

“I am riled up. Trump is a fucking idiot, is unable to provide a coherent answer. I can’t pull away. What the fuck happened to our country??!?!” Peter Strzok — FBI counterintelligence agent (Email to FBI lawyer dated October 18 … Continue reading

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70 Years Ago — Did Richard Nixon Frame Alger Hiss? [Dec. 6 1948 – The Pumpkin Papers]

“It has been 50 years since Alger Hiss was convicted of perjury for denying that he had been a Soviet spy, but his case continues to fascinate and stir controversy. The reasons for this are not surprising. The case had … Continue reading

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