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  • "Nigergate, French spymaster debunks Sismi version"

    12/04/2005 10:26:12 AM PST · by DurtySanches · 9 replies · 1,051+ views
    Here is an english translation from french. http://www.boomantribune.com/story/2005/12/1/12030/8816#2 Paris - The Direction Générale de la Sécurité extériéure (Dgse) is the French counter-espionage abroad. Alain Chouet was Vice-Director. Today he is enjoying his retirement in the country but - up to the summer 2002 - he was the man who handled the `Nigergate' on behalf of Paris. He says: "I know what happened. When it happened. How it happened. I guided the French intelligence in this affair. I made the decisions. I communicated and exchanged with the Americans all information concerning this case. At the time I was head of the...
  • MYSTERY: Awan Brothers Court Date Disappears From Calendar After Being Postponed Twice

    12/28/2017 8:29:29 PM PST · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 38 replies
    gatewaypundit ^ | December 28, 2017 | by Joshua Caplan
    Another day, another plot twist to the 'Awan Brothers,' story. Daily Caller reporter Luke Rosiak discovered Thursday that the Awan brothers' next court date, scheduled for January 8th, 2018, disappeared from the calendar. "Strange: The next #AwanBrothers court date was supposed to be January 8 (after being postponed twice) but it is not showing on the court's calendar as of now," tweeted Rosiak on Thursday. News of the disappearing court date comes amid a report suggesting Imran Awan ran a car dealership that may have fronted as an overseas money laundering operation. Luke Rosiak of the Daily Caller reports: "On...
  • Awans involved in Hezbollah Drug/Vehicle Smuggling..?

    12/19/2017 4:22:13 PM PST · by gaijin · 138 replies
    Twitter ^ | Dec. 19th 2017 | Imperator_Rex
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  • Did Another Intelligence Director Lie to Wyden About Surveillance?

    06/07/2017 1:03:22 PM PDT · by deplorableindc · 9 replies
    Privacy advocates and journalists want to know what Sen. Ron Wyden is up to -- and whether the Oregon Democrat elicited another lie about surveillance from a director of national intelligence during Wednesday's Senate intelligence committee hearing. Wyden asked one of the final questions at the hearing that dealt with the investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 election and with Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, which expires later this year if Congress does not act. Wyden, a forceful privacy advocate, asked Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, with whom he had sparred earlier, a simple standalone...
  • ‘We Can’t Take That Risk’ — FBI Officials Discussed ‘Insurance Policy’ Against Trump Presidency

    12/13/2017 4:49:37 AM PST · by EVO X · 182 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12/13/2017 | Chuck Ross
    Two FBI officials who worked on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation exchanged text messages last year in which they appear to have discussed ways to prevent Donald Trump from being elected president. “I want to believe the path you threw out for consideration in Andy’s office — that there’s no way [Trump] gets elected — but I’m afraid we can’t take that risk,” FBI counterintelligence official Peter Strzok wrote in a cryptic text message to Lisa Page, an FBI lawyer and his mistress. “It’s like an insurance policy in the unlikely event you die before you’re 40,” Strzok wrote...
  • Fusion GPS told media of Trump-Russia claims, but did not verify dossier: source

    11/15/2017 4:05:08 PM PST · by mojito · 5 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/15/2017 | Catherine Herridge
    The co-founder of the firm behind the anti-Trump ‘dossier’ told House investigators Tuesday that he personally discussed with members of the media allegations of Trump-Russia collusion, though he did not speak to the sources behind the claims, a source told Fox News. According to a source familiar with the matter, Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson refused to answer key questions during his seven-hour, closed-door appearance before the House Intelligence Committee. The source said he would not answer questions on his relationship with specific journalists or ties to the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton campaign, which financed the anti-Trump research...
  • Justice Official Demoted as House Investigators Subpoena Records of His Fusion GPS Meetings

    12/07/2017 3:49:20 PM PST · by righttackle44 · 56 replies
    Breitbart ^ | December 7, 2017 | Kristina Wong
    A senior Justice Department official was demoted on Wednesday amid an ongoing House intelligence committee investigation into his contacts with Fusion GPS, the firm responsible for the Trump dossier, according to Fox News. Bruce G. Ohr, who was until Wednesday associate deputy attorney general, met during the 2016 campaign with the author of the dossier, Christopher Steele, according to evidence obtained by committee investigators. Ohr also met “shortly after” the election with Glenn Simpson, co-founder of Fusion GPS, investigators also found. Congressional sources told Fox News that Simpson and Ohr met sometime around Thanksgiving last year, when President-elect Trump was...
  • Jim Jordan Makes the Case Against the FBI and Peter Strzok

    12/07/2017 3:11:55 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 95 replies
    Powerline ^ | December 7,2017 | John Hinderaker
    Jordan acts like he knows something we don’t. If he is right, this is the biggest scandal in American political history:If you want to understand the news that has been swirling around the FBI’s Peter Strzok, who played a key role in both the Hillary Clinton email investigation and Robert Mueller’s wide-ranging Russia probe (including interviewing General Flynn), you should watch this riveting seven-minute video of Congressman Jim Jordan interrogating FBI Director Christopher Wray earlier today. Wray was testifying before the House Judiciary Committee. Jordan does a beautiful job of tying together the Strzok-related stories that have bubbled to the...
  • White House denies planning private global spy network to circumvent U.S. agencies

    12/05/2017 2:21:45 PM PST · by ColdOne · 18 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 12/5/17 | Steven Nelson
    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Tuesday the Trump administration is not preparing to set up a private global spy network to circumvent U.S. intelligence agencies. "I haven't asked [President Trump], but it's not something that's currently in the works," Sanders said at the daily White House press briefing. The denial followed a report in The Intercept that the administration was considering reliance on private spies to avoid "deep state" biases against Trump and to provide CIA Director Mike Pompeo supplemental information. The idea reportedly is being considered at the urging of Blackwater founder Erik Prince and Oliver North,...
  • Did Brits Plant the Hillary Bomb?

    12/04/2017 12:46:11 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Dec 04, 2017 | James Lewis
    Americans generally know nothing about our European "allies" and the nefarious plans they may occasionally hatch against us. But people familiar with history know how the British Foreign Office was a primary mover in getting the United States into World War I. Winston Churchill certainly wanted us to join the Brits in WWII, and after Pearl Harbor, we did. By the 1930s, the Soviets had deeply suborned and penetrated the U.K., and sentimental Marxism is still the main religion of Britain, though the name "Mohammed" is now the most popular name for baby boys. A BBC survey several years ago...
  • Justice probes deals with China by FBI

    10/01/2003 4:38:46 AM PDT · by kattracks · 5 replies · 190+ views
    AP | 10/01/03 | JOHN SOLOMON
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department inspector general is investigating whether FBI agents involved in espionage and terrorism cases improperly used informants and subjects of investigation to benefit private businesses they were running on the side, according to officials and documents. The allegations, according to court documents reviewed by The Associated Press, include that agents' and intelligence assets' private companies were involved in business deals in China and the Middle East about the same time the FBI was investigating Chinese efforts to acquire sensitive technology. The FBI says it is cooperating with the investigation. "Any time there is a request...
  • Former Intelligence Operative Says Author of Phoenix Memo Endangered His Life

    05/23/2002 2:20:24 PM PDT · by TomGuy · 43 replies · 793+ views
    AP ^ | May 23, 20002 | Jacques Billeaud
    Former Intelligence Operative Says Author of Phoenix Memo Endangered His Life By Jacques Billeaud Associated Press Writer Published: May 23, 2002 PHOENIX (AP) - A former U.S. intelligence operative alleges in a court document that the FBI agent who wrote the memo warning about Arabs training in U.S. fight schools endangered his life three years ago by blowing his cover. Two Arizona congressmen and a former U.S. senator made inquiries on Harry Ellen's behalf about his complaints about the agency and Special Agent Kenneth Williams. The FBI reviewed the complaints but determined they did not warrant an investigation. Williams has...
  • Iranian nuclear scientist 'tortured on suspicion of revealing state secrets'

    01/05/2011 12:36:21 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 7 replies
    Guardian ^ | 1/4/10 | Julian Borger and Saeed Kamali Dehghan
    Shahram Amiri, who claimed he was abducted by CIA, has not been seen since return from US last yearAn Iranian nuclear scientist who claimed to have been abducted by the CIA and who returned to a hero's welcome in Tehran in July has been imprisoned and tortured on suspicion of giving away state secrets, according to an opposition website. Iranbriefing.net – run by a US-based group that normally reports on political prisoners and the activities of Iran's revolutionary guard – said the scientist, Shahram Amiri, had been interrogated intensively for three months in Tehran before spending two months in solitary...
  • Did Clinton's Email Negligence Lead to the Execution of an Iranian Defector?

    08/08/2016 7:10:45 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 11 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | August 8, 2016 | Ari Lieberman
    In 2009, Shahram Amiri, an Iranian nuclear scientist, traveled to Saudi Arabia, ostensibly to visit Muslim holy sites located in the Kingdom. Once there, he disappeared only to reappear later in some peculiar online rants, claiming to be residing in Virginia and alternatively, in Arizona, and expressing a desire to return to Iran. Amiri, who conducted nuclear research at the military affiliated Malek Ashtar University of Technology and worked for Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization, was said to possess a treasure trove of classified information on Iran’s illicit nuclear program. On his YouTube channel, he alleged that he was kidnapped by...
  • Obama File 111 Degrees of Separation - Obama, Socialist Scholars and the East German Spy

    10/13/2010 10:37:47 AM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    new zeal ^ | 10/13/10 | Trevor Loudon
    Obama File 110 hereStanley Kurtz's new book "Radical-in-Chief: Barack Obama and the Untold Story of American Socialism", finally proves that Barack Obama attended the Democratic Socialists of America - run Socialist Scholars Conferences in 1983 and 1984. He also reveals how some of the marxists participating in those conferences would influence Obama's career in later years. In this post I look at the 10th annual Socialist Scholars Conference held at the Borough of Manhattan Community College in April 1992. One panel in particular was important: "Towards a New Party", with Elaine Bernard, Arthur Lipow, Kurt Stand and Judy Page. The...
  • Bolshevik Bernie and the Communist Spy

    09/16/2015 1:00:33 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 20 replies
    http://canadafreepress.com/article/75290 ^ | Sep 15, 2015 | Cliff Kincaid
    In a 1,500-word article about the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign, The Washington Post waited until the 25th paragraph to note that the self-declared socialist faces an “obstacle” to winning the presidency. The paper said that “…Sanders has not faced the kind of media scrutiny, let alone attacks from opponents, that leading candidates eventually experience.” The authors, Philip Rucker and James Wagner, added, “Sure to follow his summer surge is an autumn of investigations that could reveal new details about his personal background and record.” One of the more interesting members of the DSA is Kurt Stand, a communist spy for...
  • Hezbollah cell in America proves the need for a travel ban

    06/14/2017 7:17:02 PM PDT · by huldah1776 · 21 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | June 14, 2017 | Daniel Horowitz
    Hezbollah is a greater and more longstanding foundational threat to our homeland than ISIS. This was brought to the forefront last week when two Hezbollah operatives were arrested on charges of surveilling targets for the Iranian-backed terror group on our own soil. They were also naturalized citizens who were admitted from Lebanon as immigrants years ago. Sadly, this story received very little media coverage. President Trump would be wise to give a televised address making the case for his immigration moratorium and travel ban by using this case as a perfect case study for the need for smarter vetting and...
  • Exiled Billionaire Says Dozens of Chinese Spies Sent to U.S. in Recent Months

    10/06/2017 9:41:15 PM PDT · by RohanKapoor · 4 replies
    Radio Free Asia ^ | October 6, 2017 | RFA
    The ruling Chinese Communist Party is flooding the United States with its spies, according to exiled billionaire Guo Wengui, who is on Beijing's most-wanted list for a number of criminal charges. Guo, who also goes by the name Miles Kwok, revealed a document to the National Press Club in Washington on Thursday that he said backed up his claim that China has stepped up its U.S.-based spying operations, sending dozens of new operatives from the state security police to work in the country. "This document has been verified as genuine for us by government agencies in the U.S. and in...
  • First Look to Support Defense of Reality Winner in Espionage Act Prosecution

    07/12/2017 12:21:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    The Intercept ^ | July 11, 2017 | Betsy Reed
    The Intercept’s parent company, First Look Media, has taken steps to provide independent support for the legal defense of Reality Winner, the NSA contract employee who was recently arrested in the first instance of the Trump administration using the 100-year-old Espionage Act to prosecute an alleged journalistic source. Winner, who has pleaded not guilty, is accused of having anonymously mailed a document to The Intercept relating to a federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The NSA report, which was the basis of a story published by The Intercept on June 5, describes efforts by Russian military...
  • Chelsea Manning says she was denied entry to Canada

    09/26/2017 7:28:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    Reuters ^ | September 25, 2017 | Anna Mehler Paperny and Alastair Sharp
    Chelsea Manning was turned back at the Canadian-U.S. border because she was convicted of espionage for passing information to Wikileaks, the former U.S. intelligence analyst said on Monday. Manning told Reuters via direct message on Twitter that she drove up to the Canadian border in Lacolle, Quebec, on Thursday evening, planning to vacation in Montreal and Vancouver. She said she was stopped at the border and detained overnight before being handed a report stating she was inadmissible “on grounds of serious criminality,” according to a picture of the report she posted online. The offenses Manning was convicted of under the...