Posts Categorized: American Intelligence

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Chris Matthews Plays Hardball with Mike Morrell

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Former CIA Deputy Director Mike Morrell has been making his rounds in the media, promoting his new book. Earlier this week, he appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews; and the Iraq war critics have been salivating over this “Aha! Gotcha!” moment: Host Chris Matthews asked Morell about a statement Cheney made in 2003: “We know… Read more »

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The “False Narrative” of the Feinstein Report is a Dark Stain on America’s Image

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Lawfare Blog: Following an American special forces raid on the compound of Islamic State operative Abu Sayyaf, U.S. interrogators, who are part of the High Value Detainee Interrogation Group, have flown to Iraq in order to question Umm Sayyaf, the wife of Abu Sayyaf, who was taken during the operation. Umm Sayyaf was allegedly involved… Read more »

Was toppling Libya all about the money?

Was toppling Libya all about the money?

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In 2011 Barack Obama led from behind a NATO coalition bent on removing Moammar Gaddafi from power in Libya. The removal and death of Gaddafi was, Obama put it, a warning to “iron fisted” rulers everywhere. Syria, Iran and North Korea excepted, of course. Over at Foreign Policy this was hailed as a huge success…. Read more »

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As a supporter of the Iraq War, if you knew then what you know now….

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Paul Krugman: Thanks to Jeb Bush, we may finally have the frank discussion of the Iraq invasion we should have had a decade ago. But many influential people — not just Mr. Bush — would prefer that we not have that discussion. There’s a palpable sense right now of the political and media elite trying… Read more »

20 ex-CIA chiefs outs "the Grey Lady" for the Sleazeball Newsrag it Is

20 ex-CIA chiefs outs “the Grey Lady” for the Sleazeball Newsrag it Is

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The New York Times, even to this day, remains “America’s newspaper”. But why?! The latest brouhaha scandalous decision made by the newspaper involves the outing of 3 CIA officials in wake of reporting that two innocent hostage lives were taken in a drone attack. In response, 20 former senior CIA leaders penned a blistering response… Read more »

Obama kills another American. And an ally. They were good guys.

Obama kills another American. And an ally. They were good guys.

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  An American drone strike in January killed four people in Afghanistan: An American and an Italian held hostage by al-Qaida, as well as two Americans working with the terror group, were inadvertently killed in U.S. counterterrorism operations earlier this year, the White House said Thursday. The White House said that Warren Weinstein, an American… Read more »

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Iran: Nuke Deal Doesn’t Include Inspection Of Our Military Sites

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  No one saw this coming right? Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan categorically rejected as a “lie” a Guardian report alleging that Tehran has granted access to its military facilities under the recent framework agreement with the world powers. “No such agreement has been made; principally speaking, visit to military centers is among… Read more »

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‘Peace In Our Time!’…Obama Announces ‘Historic’ Consensus On Broad Parameters To Guide Future Conversations With Iran

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Proof that this is Obama’s Chamberlain moment? Back in Lausanne, @JohnKerry says framework provides confidence that Iran's nuclear program will remain "exclusively peaceful." — Mark Knoller (@markknoller) April 2, 2015 Obama calls his capitulation to Iran ‘historic’ and in the same breath says ‘IF it leads to final comprehensive deal we’ll all be safer’ Well… Read more »

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Obama Administration Declassified Top-Secret Document About Israel’s Nuclear Program

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The petulant child continues his foot stomping: In a development that has largely been missed by mainstream media, the Pentagon early last month quietly declassified a Department of Defense top-secret document detailing Israel’s nuclear program, a highly covert topic that Israel has never formally announced to avoid a regional nuclear arms race, and which the… Read more »

The President cannot protect us when he is out of touch with reality

The President cannot protect us when he is out of touch with reality

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It’s getting hard not to think that Obama has taken complete leave of his senses. During his Vox fellating interview Barack Obama said something that glaringly departed from reality. He called the shootings in the Paris kosher deli “random.” President Barack Obama has called the terror attack on Jews in a kosher supermarket in Paris… Read more »