The Press, the CIA, and the FBI

A journalist, a CIA operative, and an FBI agent walk into a bar. Journalist: Why are we having drinks? I hate you guys! CIA operative and FBI agent: Yep. Journalist: You made illegal recordings of Martin Luther King Jr. and threatened to make them public? FBI agent: Yep Journalist: You launched coups in South America, … Continue reading The Press, the CIA, and the FBI

Inside the Gates: the Enemy [UPDATED]

by baldilocks After previously denying it, James Clapper admitted that the FBI “might have been” spying on the Trump campaign. Real Clear Politics: Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told CNN's Don Lemon Thursday night that the president's claim that the Obama administration spied on his campaign is "hyperbole" but if it is true, … Continue reading Inside the Gates: the Enemy [UPDATED]

The CIA’s Long List of Failures

The CIA has such a lousy record that the country might be better without it. Let me run through just a few of the examples I know about from years of reporting in the Middle East and the former Soviet Union. My all-time favorite happened in Lebanon. The pro-Iranian group Hezbollah identified numerous CIA operatives … Continue reading The CIA’s Long List of Failures

Obama’s Hezbollah Drug Report Mirrors the CIA Drug Cartel Theory

by baldilocks I’m old enough to remember when it was considered a lunatic conspiracy theory to assert that a government entity would knowingly and intentionally allow drugs to enter the United States and, thereby, allow drug cartels to become filthy rich. Politico: In its determination to secure a nuclear deal with Iran, the Obama administration … Continue reading Obama’s Hezbollah Drug Report Mirrors the CIA Drug Cartel Theory

No Mistake

by baldilocks Remember Valerie Plame and the outcry which accompanied the “outing" of her name and profession? I do. But now… 11 years after former CIA operative Valerie Plame was deliberately exposed by the Bush administration as the US officials tried to apply pressure on her husband [Joseph Wilson], an American diplomat criticizing the US … Continue reading No Mistake

Officials on Libya get there 8 days late

DaTechGuy March 24 2011: #3 The partition/administration of Libya. Almost certainly the final result. The west without US leadership doesn’t have the staying power or the willingness to actually win the war or commit the ground troops necessary to do so. Sans such will the end result will be a deal to save face for … Continue reading Officials on Libya get there 8 days late