In the night from 13 to 14 May Russian FSB counter-intelligence agencies in trying to recruit a staff member of one of the Russian special services detained a career member of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Ryan Christopher Fogle, working under the cover of the third secretary of the political department of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow
An alleged CIA agent has been briefly detained in Moscow for allegedly trying to [...]
January 23, 2013
“Democracies die behind closed doors” – Judge Damon J. Keith
For 15 years (1956-1971) the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) ran a broad and highly coordinated domestic intelligence / counterintelligence program known as COINTELPRO (COunter INTELligence PROgrams). What was originally deemed as a justifiable effort to protect the US during the Cold War from Soviet and Communist threats and infiltration, soon devolved into a program for suppressing domestic [...]
Creating the Enemies We Now Fight Against
We’ve extensively documented that the U.S. and Israel created Al Qaeda and other terrorist groups in an attempt to fight other enemies.
Larry Johnson – a counterterrorism official at the U.S. State Department – says:
The Israelis are their own worst enemies when it comes to fighting terrorism. They are like a guy who sets fire to his hair and then tries to put it out by hitting it [...]
A former top CIA covert officer who ran one of the spy agency’s secret domestic networks says there are now more foreign spies on U.S. soil than at the peak of the Cold War. The former officer, Hank Crumpton, who also served as deputy director of the CIA’s Counter-Terrorism Center and led the U.S. response to 9/11, speaks candidly to Lara Logan about his life as a spy on 60Minutes, [...]
It was a case captivated America: A group of Russian spies living in secret among American families for years – but like any other James Bond-style plot, there was room for one more deception.
The team of Russians, including sultry redhead Anna Chapman, were picked up in July 2010 after years of surveillance by the FBI.
The question of what caused the feds to move in was a mystery until this week [...]
November 29, 2011
Senator Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) wants federal agencies to stop hiring companies to perform jobs that are “inherently governmental functions,” which by their very definition are never supposed to be contracted out.
Examples of these jobs include criminal investigations, commanding military forces, directing and controlling intelligence and counter-intelligence operations, crafting agency policies and budgets, and awarding and administering contracts.
To achieve his goal, Durbin added language to the 2012 [...]
Less to live on for retirees, US unaware of austerity, Fed leader Bernanke doesnt see real inflation, expect big changes in November at the polls, on that downgrade of US Treasury debt, the US could default one day, could the world monetary system fall apart?
The investment world hasn’t been too excited about “operation twist.” After its announcement the S&P fell more than 14% and worldwide [...]
The Russian secret service authorised the “elimination” of individuals living overseas who were judged to be enemies of the state and ordered the creation of special units to conduct such operations, according to a document passed to The Daily Telegraph.
The directive refers specifically to the European Union and western Europe and appears to be signed by the head [...]
Congress tied the Obama administration’s hands in trying the alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks and his accomplices, Attorney General Eric Holder said Monday, announcing that he was left without a choice and has referred the cases to the Defense Department for trial.
In stark language, Holder lambasted Congress for imposing restrictions blocking any detainees from being tried in the U.S., saying that the “unwise and unwarranted [...]