Tag Archives: CIA

One Year Ago — New York Times vs. CIA : “An Old Debate Wrapped in New Clothes”

“Because it’s a military operation, I don’t think we can completely treat the people who run it purely as intelligence operatives. It moves into a different realm in the discussion as far as I’m concerned. It’s not like you’re exposing … Continue reading

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On This Day — Who Killed Dag Hammarskjöld and Why? (July 29 1905 – September 18 1961)

“I continue to have a strong feeling that Hammarskjold’s death was not an accident.” Richard Goldstone “There is a significant amount of evidence from eyewitnesses that they observed more than one aircraft in the air, that the other aircraft may … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Dr A. Q. Khan : The Bomb, the Swiss and the CIA

“If you put the [A. Q. Kahn] puzzle together, you get the whole picture.”  Swiss magistrate Andreas Müller “If the Swiss can safeguard billions in hundreds of thousands of numbered accounts, they can guard a few CDs. The destruction of the documents … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — Former CIA Jeffrey Sterling : “Letter From Prison”

“For now, I’m confined to the black TV room at the Federal Correctional Institution in Englewood, Colorado. When I am free, I don’t want to feel that I’m merely going from one prison to another.” Former CIA Jeffrey Sterling “Sterling’s … Continue reading

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On This Day — The Chilean Coup (September 11 1973)

“I don’t see why we need to stand by and watch a country go communist due to the irresponsibility of its people. The issues are much too important for the Chilean voters to be left to decide for themselves.” Henry … Continue reading

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On This Day — Former CIA Boss John McLaughlin : “So, that’s it.” (September 11 2001)

“I typed a single sentence, a memo to myself: Nothing will ever be the same.” John McLaughlin — Former CIA Deputy Director & Acting Director (2000 to 2004) “The hijacked planes hit the twin towers at 8:46 and 9:03 a.m. … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — CIA Goes to War with WikiLeaks [POLL]

“It is the sense of Congress that WikiLeaks and the senior leadership of WikiLeaks resemble a non-state hostile intelligence service often abetted by state actors and should be treated as such a service by the United States.” 2018 US Intelligence … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — CIA and BND Employed Former SS “Bloody Brigitte” – Reflections on Nazis and ISIS

“Although she understandably questions the morality of the decision to hire Nazi SS scientists, Jacobsen balances her judgment with an understanding of the perceived threat of the Soviet Union under Stalin and the communists’ dialectical determination to prepare for total … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — CIA PALANTIR Sues Early Investor

“[Since 2013] U.S. spy agencies also employ Palantir to connect databases across departments. Before this, most of the databases used by the CIA and FBI were siloed, forcing users to search each database individually. Now everything is linked together using … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Wormwood : The Mysterious Death of Cold War Era Military Scientist Frank Olson

“Frank was viewed as a dissident. You understand that in 1953 if you thought somebody was detrimental to the war against the Russians, you have no problem dealing with them. It wouldn’t be a question of saying you just have … Continue reading

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