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  • Wiretapped: Israel Eavesdropped on John Kerry in Mideast Talks

    08/04/2014 4:43:37 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 24 replies
    Spiegel Online ^ | 8-4-2014 | Der Spiegel Online
    SPIEGEL has learned from reliable sources that Israeli intelligence eavesdropped on US Secretary of State John Kerry during Middle East peace negotiations. In addition to the Israelis, at least one other intelligence service also listened in as Kerry mediated last year between Israel, the Palestinians and the Arab states, several intelligence service sources told SPIEGEL. Revelations of the eavesdropping could further damage already tense relations between the US government and Israel.
  • Clarice Feldman: Three Ninnies and a Jackass: This Week in Gaza

    08/03/2014 11:57:05 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 3, 2014 | Clarice Feldman
    This week we learned that former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, the elected choice of the wealthy denizens of San Francisco, believes that Hamas is a humanitarian organization. Qatar, Hamas’ principle supporter, told her so. From former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton we learned that the reason Hamas’ weapons are found stored in civilian sites -- schools, mosques, hospitals, and UNWRA buildings -- is because the area is so small there’s nowhere else to hide them. And from the UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights, the viciously anti-Israeli Navi Pillay, we learned that the Israel may have committed war...
  • Campy Ken Bennett: Making all the wrong moves

    07/17/2014 4:19:10 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal
    Term limited Secretary of State Ken Bennett is one of the pack of six running in the Republican primary for governor. He’s generally regarded as a low-key guy better known for strumming his guitar and making budget presentations using Kleenex boxes, than for the time he served in the state senate from 1998 – 2007. He also gained attention for incidents surrounding verification of Obama’s birth certificate. Not nearly as much for the inquiry itself as for his inane follow-up apology as reported here on KTAR News. Now, as if he isn’t busy enough running a statewide campaign financed by...
  • Kerry: I Get "A Little Uptight When I Hear Politicians Say How Exceptional We Are"

    07/15/2014 6:47:52 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 46 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | July 15, 2014 | Jeryl Bier
    As John Kerry travels from country to country on various diplomatic missions as secretary of state (almost half a million miles so far), he often addresses the staff and their families at the U.S. embassies in the countries he visits. Remarks at these informal gatherings are often more casual than the usual speeches or press appearances, and Kerry often jokes with the staff and recognizes employees of long standing with the State Department. Monday, Kerry had one such opportunity in Vienna, Austria, the last stop on his most recent trip, and towards the end of his talk he recalled his...
  • Arpaio endorses Horne's re-election campaign

    Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has endorsed Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne's re-election campaign. The sheriff said Monday that he endorsed Horne because he's impressed with his record as attorney general, particular his efforts to confront illegal immigration. Horne faces former Arizona Department of Gaming director Mark Brnovich in the GOP primary.
  • Kathleen Willey blasts Hillary's 'dead broke' claim

    06/14/2014 9:45:26 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 46 replies
    WND.com ^ | 6/13/2014 | BOB UNRUH
    Kathleen Willey, a Democrat activist who with her husband, Ed, founded Virginians for Clinton and helped send Bill and Hillary to the White House in 1992, is blasting Hillary Clinton’s recent claim that she and the president left the White House in 2000 dead broke. “For her to say dead broke. … I can tell you what it is to be dead broke and owing money,” she told WND in an interview. Hillary Clinton, who has walked back her claim, told ABC’s Diane Sawyer she and her husband “came out of the White House not only dead broke but in...
  • Radioactive material stolen from lab in Mexico

    06/13/2014 9:28:20 AM PDT · by opentalk · 15 replies
    FOX News Latino ^ | June 12, 2014
    A device containing radioactive substances was stolen from a government research facility and authorities are working to track it down, Mexico's No. 2 official said."We have the report regarding the theft of this material and the alerts and protocol we follow in these cases have already been implemented," Government Secretary Miguel Angel Osorio Chong told reporters after speaking at a conference of state law enforcement chiefs and attorneys general.Exposure to the cesium-37 and americium-beryllium inside the stolen piece of equipment is not likely to cause permanent injury, the central government said in an alert distributed to authorities in Mexico City...
  • Walid Shoebat: Infamous ‘Muhammad-video’ filmmaker actually a Muslim agent for Obama admin

    06/13/2014 4:08:51 AM PDT · by blueyon · 64 replies
    By The Right Scoop ^ | 6.12.14 | By The Right Scoop
    I’ve been trying to get to this story for a couple of days now, but there are so many tentacles to it I’ve had trouble making the time to put it together. In short, Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, the alleged ‘Coptic Christian’ who made the infamous Muhammad video that the Obama administration blamed the Benghazi attack on — well it turns out Nakoula is really a Muslim, not a Coptic Christian. And that’s been confirmed. It also turns out that the official terms of Nakoula’s parole in 2009 was bogus, and that the administration used his parole as leverage to help...
  • Why did 287,000-plus Californians vote for Leland Yee?

    06/04/2014 2:11:48 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 38 replies
    SF Gate ^ | 6-3-14 | Joe Garofoli
    <p>One of the odder stats of Election Night: As of Wednesday morning, 287,590 Californians had cast ballots for indicted state Sen. Leland Yee for secretary of state. That’s good for nearly 10 percent of the vote.</p> <p>Never mind for a second that the San Francisco Democrat has been indicted on multiple federal money laundering and weapons charges. Yee DROPPED OUT of the race in March. Folks were voting for an indicted man who didn’t even want their votes.</p>
  • Here is why there is not more outrage about the outing of the CIA station chief in Kabul

    05/30/2014 8:52:03 AM PDT · by AU72 · 30 replies
    AEIdeas ^ | May 28, 2014 | Marc Thiessen
    Over at Commentary, our friend Jonathan Tobin rightly asks “Where’s the Outrage Over CIA Outing?” It should be remembered that it was only a few years ago that the same Democratic Party that currently runs the White House was up in arms because the name of a CIA official was leaked to the press…. the outrage about [Valerie] Plame’s outing in the liberal mainstream press was universal and white-hot. An angry Washington press corps helped manufacture a crisis that forced President Bush to appoint a special prosecutor to look into an act that was proclaimed to be nothing short of...
  • State Dept. misplaced $6B under Hillary Clinton: IG report

    05/28/2014 8:41:34 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 49 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon via The Washington Times ^ | Friday, April 4, 2014 | By Adam Kredo - The Washington Free Beacon
    The State Department misplaced and lost some $6 billion due to the improper filing of contracts during the past six years, mainly during the tenure of former Secretary of State Hilary Clinton, according to a newly released Inspector General report. The $6 billion in unaccounted funds poses a “significant financial risk and demonstrates a lack of internal control over the Department’s contract actions,” according to the report. The alert, originally sent on March 20 and just released this week, warns that the missing contracting funds“could expose the department to substantial financial losses.” The report centered on State Department contracts worth...
  • Surprise! Obama Administration Outs Kabul CIA Chief During Obama’s Afghanistan Visit

    05/26/2014 5:03:52 AM PDT · by rktman · 34 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 5/26/2014 | Eric Owens
    An unidentified Obama administration official exposed the name of the highest-ranking CIA officer in Kabul on Saturday by accidentally placing it on a list of names provided to a bunch of media outlets. The list contained the names of several senior U.S. officials who took part in a military briefing during President Barack Obama’s surprise Memorial Day visit to Afghanistan to glad-hand with the troops, reports The Washington Post.
  • White House Mistakenly Identifies CIA Chief in Afghanistan Name sent to 6000 reporters)

    05/25/2014 6:00:17 PM PDT · by kristinn · 104 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Sunday, May 25, 2014 | Greg Miller
    The CIA’s top officer in Kabul was exposed Saturday by the White House when his name was inadvertently included on a list provided to news organizations of senior U.S. officials participating in President Obama’s surprise visit with U.S. troops. The White House recognized the mistake and quickly issued a revised list that did not include the individual, who had been identified on the initial release as the “Chief of Station” in Kabul, a designation used by the CIA for its highest-ranking spy in a country. SNIP The Post is withholding the name of the CIA officer at the request of...
  • ‘Whoops!’ Did White House inadvertently publicly identify CIA station chief in Kabul?

    05/25/2014 5:35:28 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 37 replies
    President Obama made a surprise appearance in Afghanistan on Sunday. There is now buzz that the White House revealed the name of the CIA station chief in Kabul to a pool of reporters:
  • Gaffe-prone John Kerry suggests governing war-torn Libya is as easy as running Massachusetts

    05/16/2014 11:21:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Mail online ^ | May 16, 2014 | FRANCESCA CHAMPERS
    War-torn African country Libya could get back on track if it wanted to, Secretary of State John Kerry suggested on Thursday. Kerry insinuated that it shouldn't be too hard for Libya and its population of just over six million people given the country's small size and wealth of resources. After all, Libya's roughly the same size as his home state of Massachusetts, the former Senator said. 'I know something about what you can provide when you want to.'
  • Did Hillary refuse to designate Boko Haram as a terrorist organization?

    05/08/2014 8:34:18 AM PDT · by blueyon · 18 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 5/08/14 | Ed Morrissey
    Boko Haram has wreaked havoc in Nigeria and portions of surrounding nations since 2009, when the Nigerian government tried to crack down on their arms-gathering operations. The group of Islamist terrorists had been known for much of that time to have ties to al-Qaeda, both ideological and tactical. Hundreds, perhaps thousands died in terrorist attacks from 2009 to 2013, many of them targeted for their Christianity. And yet, not until November 2013 did the US finally list Boko Haram as a terrorist group. Why? We should ask Hillary Clinton. Josh Rogin at The Daily Beast reported last night that the...
  • Exclusive: Kerry Warns Israel Could Become ‘An Apartheid State’

    04/28/2014 10:34:53 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 53 replies
    DailyBeast ^ | April 27 2014 | DailyBeast
    The secretary of state said that if Israel doesn’t make peace soon, it could become ‘an apartheid state,’ like the old South Africa. Jewish leaders are fuming over the comparison Kerry also said that at some point, he might unveil his own peace deal and tell both sides to “take it or leave it.”
  • Mob of Pro-Illegal Immigrant Goons Storm Kansas Secretary of State’s Home (Video)

    06/18/2013 1:32:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 47 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | June 18, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    Hundreds of pro-immigration goons stormed Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s home this past weekend. The mob brought megaphones and rallied on his front porch. And they hurled threats at his family. (VIDEO-AT-LINK) The leftists dared the Secretary of State to come outside. Todd Starnes at Townhall reported: Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is calling for a criminal investigation after a huge mob of illegal alien supporters surrounded his private home Saturday and held a rally on his front porch. At least 200 members of Sunflower Community Action were bussed into Kobach’s Kansas City-area neighborhood on Saturday – to...
  • Leland Yee withdraws from Secretary of State race

    03/27/2014 2:28:19 PM PDT · by Second Amendment First · 25 replies
    Mercury News ^ | 03/27/2014 | Howard Mintz, Josh Richman and Jessica Calefati
    A day after his stunning arrest on corruption charges, State Sen. Leland Yee withdrew from the Secretary of State's race. His attorney, Paul DeMeester, made the announcement about the withdrawal during a brief Thursday press conference in front of the federal building. Yee notified current Secretary of State Debra Bowen of the decision in a brief letter. "I hereby withdraw my candidacy for election of Secretary of State, effective immediately," said Yee in the letter, which ends "With best regards." State Sen. Leland Yee leaves Federal Court in San Francisco, Calif., after posting $500,000 bail Wednesday March 26, 2014, following...
  • Michael Savage: SEALs 'executed' or 'moron responsible' (...somebody should go to prison for this)

    01/02/2014 10:59:52 PM PST · by Perseverando · 38 replies
    WND ^ | January 02, 2014 | Unattributed
    In the opening hour of his inaugural East Coast drive-time show, Michael Savage signaled he has no intention of abandoning his passion for uncovering the full story behind the deaths of 22 members of Navy SEAL Team 6 in Afghanistan shortly after it was leaked that their unit killed Osama bin Laden. The subject came up for a second time in the show when a regular listener said she liked the fact that he covered subjects no one else on talk-radio seemed to be talking about. “They were killed. They were assassinated. They were executed. Or it was done because...
  • Seven Hundred Retired Military Special Ops Tell Congress to Form Select Committee on Benghazi

    04/07/2013 6:01:09 PM PDT · by markomalley · 56 replies
    Big Peace ^ | 4/7/13 | Kerry Picket
    Seven hundred retired Military Special Operations professionals from the organization "Special Operations Speaks" sent a letter to the House of Representatives urging members to support H.Res 36, which will create a House Select Committee to investigate last September’s deadly terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya. “It appears that many of the facts and details surrounding the terrorist attack which resulted in four American deaths and an undetermined number of American casualties have not yet been ascertained by previous hearings and inquiries,” the letter states. It continues further, "Additional information is now slowly surfacing in the media, which makes a comprehensive bipartisan...
  • Former Navy SEAL Team Six Commander Says Special Ops Assault on Obama Is Just Beginning

    08/17/2012 5:20:54 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 64 replies
    Politicker ^ | 8-17-12 | Hunter Walker
    Earlier this week, Special Operations OPSEC Education Fund Inc., a group of former U.S. intelligence and Special Forces personnel, launched a campaign criticizing President Barack Obama for unfairly taking credit for killing Osama bin Laden and leaking national security information for political gain. This is the second high-profile attack on the president from ex-elite military operatives. Last month, Ryan Zinke, a Montana State Senator and former commander of Navy SEAL Team Six, started a super PAC, Special Operations for America, which is dedicated to supporting Mitt Romney and hitting President Obama on leaks and on politicizing Bin Laden’s death. According...
  • Seal Commander Says Special Operations Assault On Obama Has Begun!

    12/30/2013 8:00:01 PM PST · by huldah1776 · 41 replies
    Conservative Infidel (Blog) ^ | December 29, 2013 | William Wallace Posted by Benjamin Franklin
    By William Wallace Posted by Benjamin Franklin Liberty Digest Last week saw US Military Special Forces be raised to the forefront of the political picture. Retired Navy Seal Commander Ryan Zinke stepped up and says that the Special Operations Assault on President Obama has just begun. Last week it seemed like your typical week in the saga of President Obama accusing Republicans of unfairly criticizing him over the Benghazi situation and leaked classified information. Trouble is, it wasn’t the pesky Republicans he should have been blaming for the attack on his presidency. It is not an unfair assessment either, considering...
  • FORMER NAVY SEALS TO OBAMA: 'WE ARE NOT BUMPS IN THE ROAD'

    09/25/2012 5:04:49 PM PDT · by kingattax · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Sep 2012 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    Former Navy SEALs are speaking out after President Barack Obama referred to recent events in the Middle East, including the deaths of two former Navy SEALs, as "bumps in the road." Tyrone S. Woods and Glen A. Doherty were providing security at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya when it was attacked on 9/11. They were both hailed in the aftermath of the attacks by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Both had gone into private security after retiring from the Navy after distinguished careers. Former SEAL and current Montana State Senator Ryan Zinke issued the following statement: The President refuses...
  • Prosecutor: Manning dumped info into enemy hands

    06/03/2013 11:58:14 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | June 3, 2013 | David Dishneau and Pauline Jelinek
    FORT MEADE, Md. -- Pfc. Bradley Manning went on trial Monday for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, including sensitive information prosecutors said fell into enemy hands. Manning, a 25-year-old former intelligence analyst from Oklahoma, has admitted to giving troves of information to WikiLeaks, but military prosecutors want to prove Manning he aided the enemy, which carries a potential life sentence. They said they will present evidence that former al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden asked for and received information WikiLeaks published. "This is a case of about what happens when arrogance meets access to...
  • Vets Want Benghazi Testimony Made Public

    06/25/2013 3:04:31 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 18 replies
    US News & World Report ^ | June 25, 2013 | By Emily Stanton
    With a former head of U.S. Africa Command scheduled to testify at a closed-door hearing Wednesday about the events surrounding last year's attack on an American outpost in Benghazi, former members of the military are demanding the hearings be made public. OPSEC, a grassroots advocacy organization composed of former members of the intelligence community and special operations forces, has launched an online petition calling for an end to closed-door hearings on the Benghazi attacks. "Americans have been demanding answers on the lack of a U.S. military response to the attack in Benghazi, but what they're getting in reply are committee...
  • Encrypted email Lavabit used by Snowden shuts to avoid 'complicity in crimes against Americans'

    08/09/2013 7:15:15 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 45 replies
    The highly encrypted email service reportedly used by NSA leaker Edward Snowden has gone offline - and its administrator claims the company is legally barred from explaining why. On Thursday, the homepage of Lavabit.com was changed to a letter from the company’s owner announcing that the site’s operations have ceased following a six-week long ordeal that has prompted the company to take legal action in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Now in the midst of an escalating fight from the federal government aimed at cracking down on encrypted communications, one of the last free and secure services has thrown...
  • Dennis Kucinich says attack on Syria will make U.S. "al-Qaida's air force" (Does MSNBC & CNN agree?

    08/28/2013 7:27:04 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 27 replies
    Cleveland Plain Dealer ^ | 8/28/2013 (8:17 am) | Sabrina Eaton
    Former Cleveland congressman Dennis Kucinich, who has met repeatedly with Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, was quoted yesterday in a Capitol Hill newspaper as saying that a U.S. military strike on Syria would turn the U.S. military into "al Qaida's air force." ...
  • Navy SEALs abort mission to capture al-Shabab leader in Somalia

    10/06/2013 7:08:57 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 39 replies
    CBS News ^ | October 6, 2013
    In a stealthy seaside assault in Somalia, U.S. special forces on Saturday struck out against Islamic extremists who have carried out terrorist attacks in East Africa, before eventually aborting the mission to capture a leading terrorist suspect linked to last month's Nairobi shopping mall attack after a fierce firefight. A U.S. Navy SEAL team swam ashore near a town in southern Somalia before militants of the al-Qaeda-linked terrorist group al-Shabab rose for dawn prayers. The raid on a house in the town of Barawe targeted a specific al-Qaeda suspect related to the mall attack, but the operation did not get...
  • 60 Minutes confirms Benghazi is a real scandal, and you’ve been lied to

    10/27/2013 5:24:01 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 84 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 10-27-2013 | William A. Jacobson
    60 Minutes had an absolutely devastating report on the Obama administration’s failure to protect Ambassador Chris Stevens and other Americans in Benghazi. I’ll post the video when available (update – available and added), but the heart of the report is that there were clear and unequivocal warnings which were ignored, and the Obama administration lied about these warnings after the attack. Hillary and Obama blamed a video and stood by the caskets perpetuating that lie. And remember how almost all of the media obsessed with Mitt Romney’s statement over Benghazi, and colluded to ask Romney gotcha questions while downplaying and...
  • Wickr: Free texting app has military-grade encryption, messages self-destruct.

    12/17/2013 1:21:43 PM PST · by Yehuda · 42 replies
    Network News ^ | 09/17/13 | Ms. Smith
    If you value privacy & security, then try the free, self-destructing encrypted messaging app Wickr so you can 'leave no trace.'If you have an Android or an iPhone, & if you value privacy & security, then please do yourself a tremendous favor today by installing Wickr, a self-destructing messaging app that uses military-grade encryption for texts, pictures, audio, video & PDFs & also exceeds NSA's compliancy standards for Top Secret communications. Equally terrific, the experts behind Wickr say it's your data; you own it. Wickr is setup so it is technically impossible for its creators to access your messages. Like...
  • The American military is using Chinese satellites

    04/30/2013 4:21:45 PM PDT · by w4women · 9 replies
    Chinadailymail.com (Can't post Bloomberg) ^ | April 30, 2013 | PIOTR CHODAK
    U.S. forces are so heavily saturated with different communication devices that if not transmitted by satellite would cause serious problems. Data flow is so great that there are no adequate available satellites. The Pentagon has quietly hired a Chinese satellite, APSTAR-7, through which will flow communications with the army in Africa. Information about buying Chinese satellite transfers arose at a meeting of one of the sub-committees of the U.S. Congress. - snip - Due to the embargo of military technology, it is ironic that the APSTAR-7 is used by he Americans, who are the leaders in the construction of satellites,...
  • Families of Slain SEAL Team 6 Members Are Making Serious Allegations Against the Government

    05/08/2013 8:26:50 PM PDT · by Mortrey · 54 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May. 8, 2013 9:49pm | Jason Howerton
    "The families will reportedly be joined by retired military experts to explain 'how and why the government is as much responsible for the deaths of their sons as the Taliban,' the release adds."
  • TrentoVision 5.9.13 - Navy SEAL Extortion 17 EXPOSED - Obama Failures

    05/09/2013 7:41:35 PM PDT · by Iscool · 42 replies
    Youtube ^ | 5/09/2013 | National Press Club, Washington DC
    Navy SEAL Extortion 17 EXPOSED - Obama Failures Sick Video: Obama Has Islamic Iman Curse Dead Soldiers at Their Memorial Service (Seal Team VI)
  • SEAL Mom: “This is Submission and the Cost of that Submission on August 6 was My Only Son”(VIDEO)

    05/10/2013 8:50:25 AM PDT · by IChing · 9 replies
    FrontPageMag ^ | 5/9/13 | Daniel Greenfield
    I’ve said before that the Rules of Engagement are a much bigger scandal than Benghazi. I don’t have much else to say, except watch this video. Find an Obama supporter who still has some sense of right and wrong and show them this video. “The hearts and minds of the enemy are more valuable to this government than my son’s blood. This is submission and the cost of that submission on August 6 was my only son.”
  • BOMBSHELL: Was the downing of SEAL Team 6's CH-47 helicopter an inside job?

    05/10/2013 12:33:21 PM PDT · by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost · 79 replies
    May 10, 2013 | GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
    Fox News' Megan Kelly interviewed the parents of SEAL Team 6 member Aaron Vaughn who perished in the tragic crash of a CH-47 helicopter on August 06 2011 in Afghanistan. During this interview the Vaughs stated that this crash was a direct result of traitorous rules of engagement ordered by the Obama administration that have consistently proven deadly to our troops (It should be noted here that "Over Twice as Many U.S. Soldiers Have Died in Afghanistan Under Obama In 3 1/2 Years Than Did Under Bush in 8 Years..") Although the exact number of SEALs killed has been misstated...
  • 3 Questions About the SEAL Team Six Helicopter Crash

    05/13/2013 6:35:05 AM PDT · by YankeeReb · 22 replies
    Popular Mechanics ^ | August 7, 2011 | Joe Pappalardo
    The loss of a Chinook helicopter carrying members of Navy SEAL Team Six made yesterday the deadliest single day in the entire Afghan War for the U.S., The New York Times reports. Here are the three most pressing questions that need to be answered after this attack. The loss of a helicopter carrying more than 20 U.S. special forces and as many as 8 other U.S. military service members is an unprecedented one in this war. The United States Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DevGru)—better known by its former name, Team 6-reportedly suffered the bulk of the casualties. The incident...
  • Al-Qaeda Infiltrator’s Cover Blown…But Where Is The Media Hysteria?

    05/17/2012 8:02:22 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 11 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-16-12 | Curt
    Do you recall a time, a few years back, when the media wouldn't shut up about a supposed outing of an agent? Yup, the left and the media were pissed. I bet you could just imagine the firestorm of coverage that would result if instead of a former Secretary of State leaking a name it was our President....right? Guess not: Just a week ago the establishment media was aflutter with news that a CIA double-agent had thwarted a new type of underwear bomb attack targeting U.S. flights in a plot devised by al-Qaeda of the Arabian Peninsula. But as...
  • Report: Obama Administration Apologizes for Another National Security Leak

    05/20/2013 12:06:38 PM PDT · by kimtom · 5 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | May. 19, 2013 | Sharona Schwartz
    The Justice Department’s seizure of Associated Press reporters’ phone records was reportedly one element of a “sweeping” federal investigation to find out who leaked classified information about a failed Al-Qaeda plot to bomb an American airliner. Now, the Obama administration has reportedly apologized to Israel for another leak of classified information to the media, one that occurred earlier this month and which Israeli officials are concerned could place Israeli lives at risk. Israel Radio’s diplomatic correspondent Chico Menashe reported Sunday morning (via the Jerusalem Post): American officials apologized to their Israeli counterparts for confirming that Israel was behind the airstrikes...
  • Report: Leon Panetta Gave Classified Material to 'Zero Dark Thirty' Screenwriter

    06/05/2013 11:52:42 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 29 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 6-5-2013 | William Bigelow
    Not only did former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta leak the name of the Navy SEAL group responsible for the killing of Osama Bin Laden in 2011, but the release of the Pentagon Inspector General’s (IG) report revealing the incident, which was ready in July 2012, was delayed until now. In the spring of 2012, GOP members accused Barack Obama’s administration of leaking national security secrets to help Obama get reelected, but the administration denied it. At a CIA awards ceremony on June 24, 2011, Panetta named the SEAL group and its commander. Among those present were 1300 military and...
  • ‘BETRAYED’ The Shocking Sacrifice of America’s Special Ops Forces

    07/15/2013 9:54:42 AM PDT · by robowombat · 24 replies
    Family Security Matters ^ | July 15, 2013 | MAJ. GEN. PAUL E. VALLELY, US ARMY (RET)
    ‘BETRAYED’ Exposing the High Cost of the War on Terror: The Shocking Sacrifice of America’s Special Ops Forces by MAJ. GEN. PAUL E. VALLELY, US ARMY (RET) July 15, 2013 The Tragedy of Extortion 17 (the demise of Navy SEALs and other Special Ops) On August 06, 2011, Taliban forces ambushed the US Army helicopter CH-47, call name "Extortion 17," in the Tangi River Valley of Afghanistan. This transport helicopter was moving an American reaction force in a relief operation of US Army Rangers that were engaged in a three-hour firefight. Thirty Americans, twenty-five of which were Special Operations, Were...
  • KUHNER: The betrayal of the Navy’s SEAL Team 6 ...'outed’ to assist Obama’s re-election campaign

    07/26/2013 12:17:58 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 41 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 7, 2013 | Jeffrey T. Kuhner
    Did the Obama administration put a target on the backs of members of Navy SEAL Team 6? This is the question that parents of slain SEALs are now asking — and rightly so. Forget Benghazi, the IRS, Eric H. Holder Jr. and the National Security Agency spying on U.S. citizens. Important as these scandals are, what happened to SEAL Team 6 could very well dwarf them. Our government betrayed America’s finest warriors. Navy SEAL Team 6 became a household name for their role in killing Osama bin Laden. On May 1, 2011, the country rightly celebrated the death of bin...
  • Special Operations Speaks Benghazi Event, Capitol Hill July 23, 2013 (Full 52 min. video)

    07/28/2013 10:06:33 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 11 replies
    Youtube/Special Operations Speaks ^ | 7-25-2013 | Special Operations Speaks
    Special Operations Speaks Benghazi Scroll Out Event, Capitol Hill July 23, 2013 Complete 52 minute video of the live event-click the image below: Published on Jul 25, 2013 End the Benghazi Cover-up Months after the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans, critical questions still remain unanswered: Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Virginia) has introduced a congressional resolution, H. Res. 36, calling for the establishment of a special Congressional committee to investigate the Benghazi attack and the Obama administration's handling of it in the weeks that followed. It's an opportunity for a comprehensive investigation that connects all the dots, and...
  • Intel Community Worried Obama Administration Disclosed Too Much About Latest al Qaeda Threat

    08/03/2013 3:25:59 PM PDT · by kristinn · 34 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Saturday, August 3, 2013 | Lisa Ruth
    In warning about possible al Qaeda attacks against Americans overseas, U.S. officials may have provided too much detail about intercepted chatter and the source of the information, and that may make it more difficult to get such tips next time, former and current intelligence officials say. On Friday, the U.S. State Department issued a worldwide travel alert for Americans, citing an unspecified al Qaeda threat. The bulletin said that the highest threat levels are the Middle East and North Africa, “and possibly occurring in or emanating from the Arab Peninsula.” As a result of the threat, the United States will...
  • Obama 'Leaking Info on Israeli Strikes in Syria'

    08/04/2013 1:48:07 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 48 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 8-3-2013 | Arutz Sheva
    The U.S. intelligence community has been leaking information on Israeli air strikes in Syria, and U.S. President Barack Obama is behind the leaks, according to a report in the World Tribune. Diplomats told the Tribune that the Obama administration has enabled the U.S. intelligence community to disclose details of Israeli military operations against the armed forces under Syrian President Bashar Assad. These leaks include reporting Israeli air and naval strikes on advanced Iranian and Russian weapons that arrived in 2013. “This is a decision that could come only from Obama,” a diplomat said. “[T]his reflects his dismay over the Israeli...
  • Israel ‘furious’ with White House for leak on Syria strike

    11/01/2013 4:16:16 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 31 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | 11-1-2013 | By Times of Israel staff and Yifa Yaakov
    Jerusalem considers administration’s confirmation of Israeli air attack on missile stores to be ‘scandalous’; TV analyst warns US risks starting ‘major flare-up’
  • Obama's Leaks & Sabotaging Israel's Defense

    11/04/2013 4:07:00 PM PST · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | 11/4/13 | Joseph Klein
    Israel has established a clear-cut red line when it comes to preventing the transfer of advanced arms from Syria to Hezbollah. And unlike the Obama administration, Israel means what it says. Israel has conducted military strikes to destroy advanced Iranian and Russian weapons in the Syrian regime’s hands before they could be added to Hezbollah’s growing stockpile of offensive arms aimed at Israeli population centers or used to thwart Israeli defense systems. Instead of providing covert support for Israeli operations, or at least staying out of Israel’s way, the Obama administration is deliberately compromising Israel’s security by leaking sensitive information...
  • White House leaks Israel attack on Syria

    11/04/2013 10:40:05 AM PST · by Col Vit · 10 replies
    POLITISITE ^ | 4 November 2013 | Colonel Steven B. Vitali USMC (Ret)
    American diplomacy was in full display when Times of Israel publication reported that the White House leaked information of an Israeli strike against the Syrian port city of Latakia to destroy sophisticated weaponry expected to be transferred to Hezbollah. Israel, Obama’s black sheep of American allies, is enraged at what it sees as Washington’s betrayal of Israel. The leak that appears intended to send Israel a message is harmful to its safety. Any reported Israeli attack on Arab soil heightens tensions in the volatile Middle-East region. Islamist terrorist are expected to retaliate against Israel. Israel is frustrated with Washington politics,...
  • General (Vallely): Americans must confront Obama's tyranny ('It is time to recall the reprobates...)

    12/17/2013 6:11:46 PM PST · by Perseverando · 23 replies
    WND ^ | December 17, 2013 | Bob Unruh
    Impeachment isn’t really a solution to America’s woes under President Obama, as Vice President Joe Biden and Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett are waiting in the shadows, according to a prominent critic of Washington. No one really wants to consider a revolution, either. So what is the nation to do to save itself from the “tyrannical centralized rule” developing under Obama? A vote of no confidence, according to the founder of Stand Up America, an organization that provides education resources for leaders and activists based on the values of the Founding Fathers. “Clearly America has lost confidence and no longer trusts...
  • ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ leak investigators now target of leak probe

    12/21/2013 7:03:09 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 5 replies
    McClatchy ^ | December 20, 2013 | By Marisa Taylor and Jonathan Landay
    WASHINGTON — More than two years after sensitive information about the Osama bin Laden raid was disclosed to Hollywood filmmakers, Pentagon and CIA investigations haven’t publicly held anyone accountable despite internal findings that the leakers were former CIA Director Leon Panetta and the Defense Department’s top intelligence official. Instead, the Pentagon Inspector General’s Office is working to root out who might have disclosed the findings on Panetta and Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence Michael Vickers to a nonprofit watchdog group and to McClatchy. While the information wasn’t classified, the inspector general’s office has pursued the new inquiry aggressively, grilling its...