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  • Beijing Doubles Down On Claims COVID Leaked From Maryland Military Base in Fort Detrick

    05/28/2021 8:16:40 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Indeki Media ^ | 05/28/2021 | Tyler Durden
    President Biden's decision to give intelligence agencies 90 days to determine the origins of the coronavirus, along with last night's revelation that US intelligence agencies have been sitting on a massive pile of evidence suggesting that SARS-CoV-2 leaked from the Wuhan Institute of Virology, has prompted the CCP to fire up its propaganda machine.In comments made Thursday, a top spokesman for China's Foreign Ministry revived one of the CCP's favorite false narratives from the early days of the outbreak: the notion that the virus was created in the US (not China), and was purposefully deployed by the American military to...
  • Gunman dead, two in critical condition after shooting near Fort Derrick, Maryland

    04/06/2021 9:11:14 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 41 replies ^ | Updated: April 6, 2021 - 11:35am | By Nicholas Sherman
    The suspect was shot by police after the incident. Agunman is dead, leaving two people in critical condition after a shooting Tuesday outside of Fort Detrick, Maryland. After the shooting, the suspect then fled to a nearby military base, Fort Detrick, where he was shot by police who had followed him, according to the Associated Press. Reports say the suspect was a navy medic. Frederick Police Chief Jason Lando said the shooting took place at Riverside Tech Park in Frederick, although it is unclear if the shooting happened inside or right outside the park. "We have two different scenes. All...
  • Military lab, handles Ebola & other dangerous pathogens, suspended after failing CDC inspection

    08/08/2019 10:30:33 PM PDT · by Freedom56v2 · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | 08/08/19 | Paulina Dedaj
    A military laboratory in Maryland used for biological defense research, which houses some of the world’s most dangerous pathogens, was ordered to stop research last month after failing an inspection. The U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at Fort Detrick was ordered to cease all operations last month after an inspection by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in June found several causes for concern regarding safety precautions, The Frederick News-Post reported. Spokeswoman Caree Vander Linden confirmed the news to the outlet, adding that inspectors questioned standard operating procedures including failure to follow local procedures and a...
  • Despite Son's Pleas, Scientist's Death Remains A Cold War Mystery

    08/19/2002 6:25:03 AM PDT · by robowombat · 13 replies · 246+ views
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | August 18, 2002 | Frederic N. Tulsky
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel August 18, 2002 Pg. 5 Despite Son's Pleas, Scientist's Death Remains A Cold War Mystery Given LSD, he died in a fall from hotel room; government later promised to tell all, but didn't By Frederic N. Tulsky, Knight Ridder News Service San Jose, Calif. -- The death in 1953 of a government scientist, Frank Olson, in a fall from a New York hotel window is one of the most notorious cases in CIA history. Only in 1975 did Olson's family learn that the CIA had slipped LSD into his drink, days before his death. President Ford apologized...
  • Fort Detrick Disease Samples May be Missing (Swine Flu?)

    04/29/2009 12:02:26 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies · 1,781+ views
    Frederick News-Post ^ | April 22, 2009 | Justin M. Palk
    Army criminal investigators are looking into the possibility that disease samples are missing from biolabs at Fort Detrick. As first reported in today's edition of The Frederick News-Post by columnist Katherine Heerbrandt, the investigators are from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division unit at Fort Meade. Chad Jones, spokesman for Fort Meade, said CID is investigating the possibility of missing virus samples from the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases. He said the only other detail he could provide is that the investigation is ongoing. Fort Detrick does not have its own CID office, Jones said, which is...
  • Vets sue CIA, Defense over military experiments

    01/07/2009 12:07:48 PM PST · by BGHater · 4 replies · 423+ views
    AP ^ | 07 Jan 2009 | PAUL ELIAS
    Six veterans who claim they were unwittingly exposed to dangerous chemicals and germs during government-sponsored Cold War experiments have sued the CIA, Department of Defense and other agencies. The vets volunteered for military experiments they say were part of a program started in the 1950s to test nerve agents, biological weapons and mind-control techniques. They allege in their federal lawsuit filed Wednesday in San Francisco that they are in poor health today because of the experiments. They are demanding health care and a court ruling that the program was illegal.
  • FBI Seeks Anthrax-Scare Culprit

    10/24/2008 10:36:28 AM PDT · by Prunetacos · 55 replies · 2,702+ views
    The FBI has posted a $100,000 reward for help in finding who sent identical letters containing what turned out to be a harmless white powder to banking offices across the country. All 50 letters, which were sent between Oct. 17 and 18, were postmarked Amarillo, Texas. FBI today released the text of the letters on its Web site: "STEAL TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE'S MONEY AND NOT EXPECT REPERCUSSIONS. IT'S PAYBACK TIME. WHAT YOU JUST BREATHED IN WILL KILL YOU WITHIN 10 DAYS. THANK (Redacted) AND THE FDIC FOR YOUR DEMISE."
  • Ivins: Anthrax Spores 'Got on My Pants'

    09/24/2008 2:42:34 PM PDT · by Justice Department · 14 replies · 1,421+ views
    Bruce E. Ivins, the Army scientist the FBI says is the sole culprit behind the 2001 anthrax-by-mail attacks that killed five people, apparently was barred from all government labs in March after spilling anthrax on himself and going home to wash his clothes before telling his bosses....
  • Cracking the anthrax case

    09/01/2008 10:28:31 AM PDT · by Prunetacos · 36 replies · 888+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | Sep. 1, 2008 | Faye Flam
    Investigators were at an impasse when a lucky discovery narrowed the hunt for the culprit who mailed the deadly spores.
  • Three Scientists Probed In 2001 Anthrax Attacks

    03/28/2008 11:08:46 AM PDT · by SargeK · 97 replies · 2,254+ views
    Fox News ^ | 3/28/08 | Catherine Herridge and Ian McCaleb
    WASHINGTON — The FBI has narrowed its focus to "about four" suspects in the 6 1/2-year investigation of the deadly anthrax attacks of 2001, and at least three of those suspects are linked to the Army’s bioweapons research facility at Fort Detrick in Maryland, FOX News has learned.Among the pool of suspects are three scientists — a former deputy commander, a leading anthrax scientist and a microbiologist — linked to the research facility, known as USAMRIID.
  • A Spy Among Us?

    07/31/2006 8:49:42 AM PDT · by jpl · 21 replies · 1,541+ views
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | Sunday, July 30, 2006 | Douglas Birch
    It could be the plot of a Cold War thriller: A Soviet mole burrows into America's top biodefense lab and steals strains of the deadly viruses that cause Rift Valley and Lassa fevers. He ships the killer microbes back to Moscow in the bags of Aeroflot pilots, who turn them over to a super-secret arm of the KGB that plots bioterror attacks.
  • Profile of a Killer

    01/05/2002 4:37:59 AM PST · by CrossCheck · 101 replies · 1,139+ views
    The New York Times ^ | January 4, 2002 | By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF
    I think I know who sent out the anthrax last fall. He is an American insider, a man working in the military bio-weapons field. He's a skilled microbiologist who did not aim to kill anybody or even to disrupt the postal system. Rather, he wanted to sow terror. Like many in the bio-warfare field, he felt that the government was not sufficiently attuned to the risks of anthrax, so he seized upon the opportunity presented by Sept. 11 to get more attention and funding for bio-terror programs like those that have been his career. How do I know all this? ...
  • Hatfill Sues U.S. Over Anthrax Probe

    08/26/2003 11:40:15 AM PDT · by freeperfromnj · 74 replies · 284+ views
    Associated Press Writer ^ | August 26, 2003, 2:26 PM EDT | SAM HANANEL
    WASHINGTON -- The bioterrorism expert under scrutiny in the 2001 anthrax attacks filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing Attorney General John Ashcroft and other government officials of trampling his constitutional rights and using him as a scapegoat for their failure to make an arrest in the case. Dr. Steven J. Hatfill claims that, by labeling him a "person of interest" in the case, Ashcroft and other federal authorities have destroyed his reputation and ruined his job prospects.
  • Buried WMDs Found ... In Maryland

    05/29/2003 8:31:35 AM PDT · by cgk · 22 replies · 291+ views
    CBS News ^ | 5-28-03
    Buried WMDs Found ... In Maryland FORT DETRICK, May 28, 2003 Aan exterior view of the lab building of U. S. Army Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at Fort Detrick.  (AP) "You never know what's there until you start digging."Col. John Ball,Fort Detrick garrison commander,to The Post (CBS) U.S. weapons experts are struggling to deal with the remnants of a decades-old biological weapons program. They are trying to find potentially dangerous materials — once shrouded in secrecy — with only poorly kept records and fading memories to go on. Thousands of tons of hazardous substances like anthrax are at stake. Only...
  • Anthrax Theory Emerges (2002)

    06/13/2002 6:21:14 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 51 replies · 553+ views
    Anthrax Theory Emerges Scientists: FBI Questions Suggest Insider Grew Spores At Lab, Refined Them Elsewhere By DAVE ALTIMARI And JACK DOLAN Courant Staff Writers June 13 2002 The FBI is investigating whether the anthrax spores used in last fall's attacks could have been grown secretly inside an Army lab and then taken elsewhere to be weaponized, according to three sources familiar with the ongoing probe. A former government microbiologist, who was interviewed in recent days by the FBI, said agents focused their questioning on the logistics of how someone with access to the U.S. Army's biodefense labs at Fort Detrick,...
  • Remembering Rather's red smear [note: Ft. Detrick, MD]

    07/06/2002 9:46:43 AM PDT · by First_Salute · 11 replies · 186+ views
    Washington Times - National Weekly Edition | July 20 - 26, 1998 | Arnold Beichman
    The expose and apologies by CNN and Time Magazine for disseminating the smear-story of the American military in Southeast Asia raise another question, one which has received far too little attention among media ethicists: What is the responsibility of an editor when a reporter submits an expose story for publication without having confirmed the allegation made in that story? Specifically: On March 30,1987, Dan Rather's lead story on CBS was a shocker. He reported a Soviet statement accusing the United States of having started the AIDS epidemic with a gene-splicing experiment in a Pentagon laboratory at Fort Detrick, Maryland. Obviously...
  • BREAKING - FBI Raiding home of Ft. Detrick researcher at this moment...

    06/25/2002 3:04:53 PM PDT · by John H K · 138 replies · 486+ views
    ABC Channel 2, Baltimore | June 25, 2002
    Reported FBI is raiding (and they did use the term "raiding") the home of a Ft. Detrick researcher in connection with the Anthrax case. Didn't have any further info, just came in.