Category Archives: John Brennan

Three Years Ago — TRUMP & the CIA Briefings

“There were so many things I did not know when I became President.” US President Harry Truman (1952) “By his words and his actions, Mr Trump is putting our national security and our collective futures at grave risk.” Former CIA … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Trump Revokes Former CIA Director Security Clearance

“It’s astounding how often you fail to live up to minimum standards of decency, civility, & probity. Seems like you will never understand what it means to be president, nor what it takes to be a good, decent, & honest … Continue reading

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Remembering CIA Molly C. H. Hardy (Dec. 15 1946 – Aug. 7 1998) [2019]

“For a small cadre of CIA veterans, the death of Osama bin Laden was more than just a national moment of relief and closure. It was also a measure of payback, a settling of a score for a pair of … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Former CIA director John Brennan testifies before House Intelligence Committee (May 23 2017) [UPDATE : John Brennan Perjured Himself Over Steele Dossier]

“I encountered and am aware of information and intelligence that revealed contacts and interactions between Russian officials and U.S. persons involved in the Trump campaign that I was concerned about because of known Russian efforts to suborn such individuals.” John … Continue reading

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Spygate — Will Former CIA Director John Brennan Go to Prison? [UPDATE : Attorney General William Barr doubles down on spying claims]

“Spying did occur [on the Trump campaign in 2016]. The question is whether it was adequately predicated. And I’m not suggesting that it wasn’t adequately predicated. But I need to explore that.” US Attorney General William Barr (April 10 2019) … Continue reading

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Spygate — Will Former CIA Director John Brennan Go to Prison? [POLL]

“Spying did occur [on the Trump campaign in 2016]. The question is whether it was adequately predicated. And I’m not suggesting that it wasn’t adequately predicated. But I need to explore that.” US Attorney General William Barr (April 10 2019) … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Turkey Investigates 17 US Officials & Academics Over Failed Coup

“According to Turkey’s government, terrorist group FETO and its U.S.-based leader Fetullah Gulen orchestrated the defeated coup of July 2016 which left 249 people martyred and nearly 2,200 injured.” Anadolu Agency — April 15, 2017 April 16 2017 — Turkish prosecutors … Continue reading

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Former CIA Director John Brennan : “I really don’t do evidence.”

“The competing messages, according to officials in attendance, also reflect cultural differences between the FBI and the CIA. The bureau, true to its law enforcement roots, wants facts and tangible evidence to prove something beyond all reasonable doubt. The CIA … Continue reading

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On This Day — Remembering CIA Jacqueline K. Van Landingham (1962 – March 8 1995)

“African Americans have long made critical contributions to our Agency’s mission, taking the risks and bearing the sacrifices that intelligence work often demands. We at CIA join our fellow citizens in remembering the immeasurable sacrifice, strength, and courage of African … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — The Trump Dossier : Raw Intelligence or Clever Fabrication? — POLL [UPDATE — Chris Steele Gets Cold Feet]

“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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