Obama Warned on Intel about Syrian Chemical Attack

7 September 2013 — Dissident Voice

by Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS)

Exclusive: Despite the Obama administration’s supposedly “high confidence” regarding Syrian government guilt over the Aug. 21 chemical attack near Damascus, a dozen former U.S. military and intelligence officials are telling President Obama that they are picking up information that undercuts the Official Story.

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INTEL WARS: The Lessons for U.S. Intelligence From Today’s Battlefields

13 February 2012National Security Archive

For more information contact: Tom Blanton – 202/994-7000 | nsarchiv@gwu.edu

Washington, D.C., February 13, 2012 – Spendthrift, schizophrenic policies and a massive, multi-tiered bureaucracy more focused on preserving secrets than on mission accomplishment leave our intelligence operatives drowning in raw data, resource-starved, and choked on paperwork, according to a new book, Intel Wars: The Secret History of the Fight Against Terror (Bloomsbury Press, 2012), by intelligence historian Matthew Aid. Excerpts from the book and declassified documents cited in it were posted today by the National Security Archive, where Aid is a Visiting Fellow.

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Information Clearing House Newsletter October 17, 2011: Who Are The One Percent in America?

17 October 2011 — Information Clearing House

U.S. Officials Peddle False Intel to Support Terror Plot
By Gareth Porter
The information about two Iranian officials leaked to NBC News, the Washington Post and Reuters was unambiguously false and misleading, as confirmed by official documents.

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Information Clearing House Newsletter August 1, 2011: The President Surrenders

1 August 2011 — Information Clearing House

Why the West is Committed to the Murderous Rebels in Libya
By Patrick Cockburn
William Hague chose to recognise the rebel leaders at the very moment some of them may have been shooting or torturing to death their chief military commander.

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Yemen Newslinks 8 June 2011

8 June 2011 — williambowles.info

Yemen: Political talks open as Saleh recovers in Riyadh
BBC News
Yemen’s ruling party has opened talks with the country’s main opposition coalition following the departure of President Ali Abdullah Saleh to Saudi Arabia for medical treatment. Protesters have called on the acting president, Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, …www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-13693731

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Britain’s Failed Intel Operation in Libya: Her Majesty’s Bungling “Secret Intelligence Service” By Felicity Arbuthnot

12 March 2011 — Global Research

‘Do not hold the delusion that your advancement is accomplished by crushing others.’ —  (Marcus Tullius Cicero,106-43 B.C. Roman Statesman, Philosopher.)

British Style ‘Liberation’: Beware the Ides of March. Part Two

Even by the standards of a near bankcrupt island off Europe, run currently, largely, by a bunch of seemingly gung-ho, out of touch millionaires, the gun boat diplomacy of Messrs Cameron, Fox and Hague (Prime Minister, Defense Minister and Foreign Minister respectively) was a monumental farce of historic proportions.

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Wikileaks Afghanistan Latest Stories 28 July – 2 August, 2010

2 August, 2010 — Creative-i

WikiLeaks’ material on Afghan war: anybody could download it – Neil Sheehan

How Ireland Went Bust By Harry Browne

This little country is going to hell in a turbo-charged handbasket.

DUBLIN – The unemployment rolls in the Republic of Ireland are growing by more than 30,000 per month. It might not sound like a lot, but on a straight per-capita comparison, in a state of some four million people, that’s more than three times worse than what’s been afflicting the US.

In a country notorious for self-conscious postcolonial agonising about its essential national character, this precipitous collapse has come both as body-blow and fuel for nonsensical palaver. Pundits who would prefer not to dwell on the mechanics of the fall have wondered if perhaps we’re still the work-shy and law-averse rogues of ancient stereotype, if our brief transformation into the entrepreneurial engine of the new millennium wasn’t a mere chimera.

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