Tag Archives: ISIS

One Year Ago — EU Counter-terrorism Coordinator: “The Caliphate Is Imploding.”

“The big question is this: What will we do with the 2000 ISIS returnees?” Gilles de Kerkhove Gilles de Kerchove d’Ousselghem (born 3 October 1956 in Uccle/Ukkel, Belgium) is a Belgian senior European Union official. Follow us on Twitter: @INTEL_TODAY

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MI5 Boss : “More attacks are inevitable.”

“They [staff at MI5] are constantly making tough professional judgements based on fragments of intelligence; pinpricks of light against a dark and shifting canvas. (…) The threat is multi-dimensional, evolving rapidly and operating at a scale and pace we’ve not … Continue reading

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One Year 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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One Year Ago — Cosa Nostra & ISIS: Weapons and Illegal Immigrants

“We know Isis has a very commercial eye. They need to raise revenue, so I would certainly say it’s a distinct possibility that Isis may be  involved in sending migrants to southern Europe.” Tim Morris — Executive director of police services at … Continue reading

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INTEL TODAY DIARY — JUNE 13 2017

U.S. Cyberweapons, Used Against Iran and North Korea, Are a Disappointment Against ISIS — Monitoring Nuclear Testing is Getting Easier — What Did [CIA Director] Mike Pompeo Do? — Manchester bombing was planned for months, Libya says

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Former DIA Colonel Pat Lang: “The jihadi war will last forever.”

“Islam, as I have often said, is a religion of laymen.  It has no hierarchy, no clergy, no sacraments.  There are only groups of Muslims of varying size who agree on what Islam and most especially what Islamic religious law … Continue reading

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How Europe Left Itself Open to Terrorism

“The flaws in the European system are multiple. The Paris and Brussels attacks should never have happened. I don’t know what we are waiting for. Do we have to wait for hundreds of deaths?” Jean-Louis Bruguiere — Former French investigating … Continue reading

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INTEL TODAY DIARY — JUNE 6 2017

Putin plays down ties with President Trump’s ex-adviser Flynn — Isis surrenders Iraqi hideout of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi — CIA’s new Iran chief appointment-bad news for Iran-US ties — US Senate panel explores the EMP threat

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The Secret History of ISIS

“The speech supposedly had been prepared in the White House and the NSC. But when we were given what had been prepared, it was totally inadequate, and we couldn’t track anything in it. And when I asked Condi Rice, the … Continue reading

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Former CIA Officer Sabrina de Sousa forced to testify in Italy on ‘rendition program’

“The Italian Intelligence Oversight Committee has contacted my lawyer in Italy asking that I come testify on a CIA operation. Several members have been pushing the Italian intelligence services for release and declassification of documents related to this case.” Former … Continue reading

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