2 March 2017 — Moon of Alabama
In its last months the Obama administration ordered the intelligence agencies to collect and distribute information of contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia. This to prevent any change by the Trump administration of the hostile policy towards Russia that the Obama administration instituted. The intent was also gives the intelligence services blackmail material to prevent any changes in their undue, freewheeling independence. Continue reading this...
3 March 2017 — Rania Khalek
Contrary to popular media portrayals, the Middle East wasn’t always plagued by regressive fundamentalism. Salafi jihadist groups like Al Qaeda were not popular in the region. They still aren’t. They have been violently imposed on people thanks in large part to the actions of the US, which has a longstanding pattern of backing religious fundamentalists to further its geopolitical ambitions.
Vladimir Putin was Never Head of the KGB, Nor Did He Order the Hacking of the DNC By Prof Michel Chossudovsky
17 December 2016 — Global Research
Vladimir Putin, tagged by president Barack Obama as a “former head of the KGB” at his National Press Conference (December 16) is said to have ordered the hacking of the Democratic National Committee (DNC).
”Over a third of Republican voters approve of Vladimir Putin, the former head of the KGB. Ronald Reagan would roll over in his grave.”
This statement regarding Putin’s affiliation to the KGB borders on ridicule. Obama is either ignorant or “misinformed” by his White House intelligence advisers. Putin was never a high ranking official in the Soviet era KGB.
16 December 2016 — FAIR
It is, of course, worth knowing what involvement any other country might have had in the US election, but elite media’s consumption with the Russia-did-it storyline so far is discouraging to say the least.
The Vela Incident: South Atlantic Mystery Flash in September 1979 Raised Questions about Nuclear Test
8 December 2016 — National Security Archive
CIA Panel Found Evidence “Consistent” with a “Nuclear Explosion in Outer Space” But White House Board Later Disagreed
- Critics Labeled White House Report a “Whitewash”
- New Declassified Records Deepen the Debate on the 22 September 1979 Event – Including Whether Israel and South Africa Were Involved
National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 570
15 November 2016
US President Barack Obama has just given the Pentagon orders to assassinate commanders of the Al Nusra terror network in Syria. American media reports over the weekend say the new urgency arises from US intelligence fears that al Qaeda-affiliated groups are preparing to mount terror attacks against Western targets from strongholds in Syria.
1 November 2016 — — National Security Archive
2016 Change in FOI Law Overturns Agency Stonewalling
National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 564
10 September 2016 — National Security Archive