Brussels bomb made in Molenbeek. Once again… [UPDATE — June 24 2017]

“The man was named by Belgian media as Oussama Zariouh and the mayor of Molenbeek said he was known for drugs offences but was not on any jihadist watch list. The prosecutor said there were indications that he had sympathies for so-called Islamic State.”

Oussama Zariouh

The man shot while trying to set off a bomb at Brussels Central Station on Tuesday night has been identified as a 36-year-old Moroccan. He was a resident of Molenbeek. Follow us on Twitter: @INTEL_TODAY  Continue reading

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INTEL TODAY DIARY — June 24 2017

German intelligence agency spied on thousands of targets in the United States — Yuri Drozdov: The man who turned Soviet spies into Americans — Britain wants a ‘way out’ of the Julian Assange standoff, says Ecuador — The Secrets Of The Spy In The Bag

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Trump-Russia Investigation — Felix Sater: ‘The X Files’

“Trump was trying to build his brand and Bayrock was trying to market it. It wasn’t clear who needed each other more. This was before the show, remember.”

Jody Kriss — Bayrock insider

A RICO lawsuit could open up yet another direction in which the Russia/Trump investigations may go. Follow us on Twitter: @INTEL_TODAY Continue reading

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INTEL TODAY DIARY — June 23 2017

Psychologists Open a Window on Brutal C.I.A. Interrogations — Intel chiefs tell investigators Trump suggested they refute collusion with Russians — Russian Foreign Ministry Diplomat found dead in apartment — Trump: I did not record ex-FBI chief James Comey

Bruce Jessen and James E. Mitchell

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Flynngate — Senator Ron Wyden: “CIA Director Pompeo owes the public an explanation.”

“Either Director Pompeo had no idea what people in the C.I.A. reportedly knew about Michael Flynn, or he knew about the Justice Department’s concerns and continued to discuss America’s secrets with a man vulnerable to blackmail. I believe Director Pompeo owes the public an explanation.”

Senator Ron Wyden — Member of the Senate Intelligence Committee

Mike Pompeo being sworn in as director of the Central Intelligence Agency

By January 2017, Senior officials across the government became convinced that the incoming national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn, had become vulnerable to Russian blackmail. And yet, Flynn was allowed to listen to the President Daily Briefs (PDB) almost every day for the next three weeks. Follow us on Twitter: @INTEL_TODAY Continue reading

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Brussels bomb made in Molenbeek. Once again…

“The man was named by Belgian media as Oussama Zariouh and the mayor of Molenbeek said he was known for drugs offences but was not on any jihadist watch list. The prosecutor said there were indications that he had sympathies for so-called Islamic State.”

Oussama Zariouh

The man shot while trying to set off a bomb at Brussels Central Station on Tuesday night has been identified as a 36-year-old Moroccan. He was a resident of Molenbeek. Follow us on Twitter: @INTEL_TODAY  Continue reading

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INTEL TODAY DIARY — June 22 2017

Brussels bomb suspect was Moroccan and ‘known to police’ — Despite Concerns About Blackmail, Flynn Heard C.I.A. Secrets — Russian defence minister’s plane ‘buzzed’ by Nato jet — Trump, Russia and a Shadowy Business Partnership

Security is tight around Brussels Central Station

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Mexico spy on journalists, lawyers and activists using NSO Group’s Pegasus

“Once NSO’s systems are sold, governments can essentially use them however they want. NSO can say they’re trying to make the world a safer place, but they are also making the world a more surveilled place.”

Bill Marczak — Senior fellow at the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs

On Monday, Citizen Lab, along with a handful Mexican organizations, released a new report identifying 76 text messages designed to phish several targets and infect them with NSO’s sophisticated spyware known as Pegasus.

Several prominent journalists and activists in Mexico have filed a complaint accusing the government of spying on them by hacking their phones. Follow us on Twitter: @INTEL_TODAY Continue reading

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INTEL TODAY DIARY — June 21 2017

Julian Assange cancels planned ‘special announcement’ — Otto Warmbier, US student sent home from N Korea, dies — Using Texts as Lures, Government Spyware Targets Mexican Journalists and Their Families — Former decorated Navy SEAL and CIA special agent is arrested for ‘being part of a DRUG RING smuggling marijuana from Colombia’

Julian Assange

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There’s Something That Michael Flynn Knows That Has Trump Extremely Nervous

“People who obstruct Justice are trying to hide something.”

 Nick Akerman — Former Assistant Watergate Prosecutor

Former assistant special Watergate prosecutor Nick Akerman says Trump obstructed justice. Follow us on Twitter: @INTEL_TODAY Continue reading

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