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One Year Ago — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo : “US Government Determined to Change the Behavior of Ayatollah Khomeini”

“Today, Secretary Mnuchin and I will discuss one of the many lines of effort to achieve these fundamental changes in the Iranian regime’s behavior as directed by the President. While important, these economic sanctions are just a part of the … Continue reading

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40 Years Ago — Ayatollah Khomeini declares US “The Great Satan” (November 5 1979)

“In this revolution, the Great Satan is America that gathers around other devils blatantly… If we see the US, this great Satan, raising chain and bringing the devils together around him, it is because the US grip over our country … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — CIA Director Pompeo Delivers Opening Keynote at 2017 Conference on Ethos and Profession of Intelligence

“As a large government organization, eliminating barriers to action is a never-ending challenge for us, one that most of my predecessors faced as well. Porter Goss, who’s serving on one of our panels today, noted the problem during his tenure … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — New York Times vs. CIA : “An Old Debate Wrapped in New Clothes” [UPDATE — Trump Whistleblower Is CIA Officer]

“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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Two Years 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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Two Years Ago — Under pressure from the CIA, Harvard rescinds Chelsea Manning’s visiting fellowship

“[However] we are withdrawing the invitation to her to serve as a visiting fellow – and the perceived honour that it implies to some people – while maintaining the invitation for her to spend a day at the Kennedy School … Continue reading

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Two Years 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 Director Pompeo “We Must Steal Secrets With Audacity!” (July 15 2017)

“I got a call from the President one afternoon back in April. He wanted to talk about some disturbing images that were coming in from Syria. I’m sure you saw many of them yourselves — scenes of innocent civilians writhing … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago — The True Story of Dr A. Q. Khan’s Nuclear Black Market

“Our accomplishments generally remain classified, but a few special ones are known to the world.” CIA Director Mike Pompeo (April 13 2017) “I was the CIA director. We lied, we cheated, we stole. It’s – it was like – we … Continue reading

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Cholo Pompeo Gangsta Rap: “We Lie, We Cheat, We Steal.”

“What’s the cadet motto at West Point? You will not lie, cheat, or steal, or tolerate those who do. I was the CIA director. We lied, we cheated, we stole. It’s – it was like – we had entire training … Continue reading

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