Tag Archives: ISIS

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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FRANCE — DGSI thwarts terror plot

“The two French men intended to commit an attack on French soil in the very short term, which is to say in coming days.” Matthias Fekl — France Interior Minister April 18 2017 — France Interior Minister Matthias Fekl said … Continue reading

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Is Belgian ISIS Jihadist Osama Atar the ‘Mastermind’ of the Paris and Brussels attacks?

“Abdelhamid Abaaoud [a Belgian-Moroccan killed by police five days after the November 13 atrocities] was only a go-between, not a senior figure. We know the mastermind [of the Paris Attacks] but I will remain discreet on this point.” DGSE Director … Continue reading

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Italian Intel Agencies: ISIS Terrorism Risk “increasingly acute”

“Fundamentalist terrorism is spreading to a worrying degree in other areas, such as Southeast Asia, Afghanistan and Sub-Saharan Africa as well as the Balkans.” DIS — Annual Report 2016 The 2016 annual report by the Italian Department of Intelligence and … Continue reading

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New Documents: Benghazi Had Nothing to Do With Protests

“This document removes any further doubt that the State Department and the Obama administration knew immediately after the assault on Benghazi that it was a well-orchestrated terrorist attack and not a ‘spontaneous demonstration’ over a ‘hateful video,’ as the Obama … Continue reading

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