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‘Tenet’ Is Ambitious and Messy 13.9.2020 The Moderate Voice

Tenet is not the film that it was promised to be and it is one of Nolan’s weakest so far.

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Venezuela: President Maduro says US spy seized near oil sites 12.9.2020 BBC: World
The marine working for the CIA had weapons and large amounts of cash, the Venezuelan president says.
Intel expert explains how Trump could use a foreign crisis to hang onto power 26.8.2020 Raw Story
Many critics of President Donald Trump — from liberals and progressives to right-wing Never Trump conservatives — have emphasized that if former Vice President Joe Biden wins in November, he will need a landslide victory in both the popular vote and the Electoral College in order to ensure that Trump willingly makes a concession speech […]
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Op-Ed: The 'Russia hoax' probe netted one guilty plea, but it won't put away Trump's tormentors 22.8.2020 LA Times: Nation

The president predicts the Justice Department investigation will show his 2016 campaign was beset by a 'deep state' spy conspiracy. Don't count on it.

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The axe that killed Leon Trotsky now a museum exhibit 19.8.2020 Raw Story
The ice axe that was plunged into Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky’s skull during his gruesome murder in Mexico on August 20, 1940 is today among the prized exhibits at Washington’s International Spy Museum. It took Keith Melton, an espionage historian for the CIA, nearly four decades to find it — as well as to figure […]
Former CIA officer charged with spying for China 18.8.2020 BBC: World
It is the latest espionage arrest at a time of growing tension between Washington and Beijing.
Former CIA officer charged with spying for China — and how he got caught is ‘worthy of a spy novel’: NBC 18.8.2020 Raw Story
For the second time, a former CIA officer was charged with spying, NBC News reported Monday. Alexander Yuk Ching Ma was a 15-year veteran of the CIA, but on Monday he was charged with selling U.S. secrets to China. What was the most shocking, however, is how prosecutors said they were able to get Ma […]
Mueller report: FBI lawyer 'altered email' to wiretap Trump aide 15.8.2020 BBC News - US & Canada
The case will boost President Trump's view the special counsel's investigation was a "witch hunt".
CIA ignores request to brief GOP senators trying to dig up dirt on Joe Biden’s son: report 6.8.2020 Raw Story
On Wednesday, Politico reported that the Central Intelligence Agency is ignoring a request to brief the Republican senators mounting an investigation into Hunter Biden’s business dealings in Ukraine. “The spy agency’s resistance comes amid intelligence officials’ deep skepticism of the probe, which is being led by Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and focuses on Hunter Biden’s […]
Police Shouldn’t Be Anonymous 23.7.2020 Outside the Beltway
Cops aren't soldiers or spies but fellow citizens.
Iran executes former translator convicted of spying for CIA, Mossad 20.7.2020 Raw Story
Iran on Monday executed a former translator convicted of spying for the US and Israel, including helping to locate a top Iranian general killed later by the Americans, the judiciary said. The killing of Major General Qassem Soleimani in a US drone strike near Baghdad airport in January brought decades-old arch enemies Iran and the United States […]
Iran executes man convicted of selling missile information to CIA 14.7.2020 BBC: World
The ex-defence ministry employee was accused of selling information about Iran's missile programme.
Trump’s ability to ‘create distractions’ is ‘right out of’ the ‘authoritarian playbook’: Former CIA director 7.7.2020 Raw Story
When former CIA Director John O. Brennan appeared on MSNBC’s “The Last Word” on Monday night, July 6, host Lawrence O’Donnell asked him some very provocative questions: does Brennan see any similarity between the “propaganda style” of the Trump White House and some of the “authoritarian regimes” he has “studied around the world” — and does the […]
Top Democrat asks US spy chiefs for briefing on Russia bounty reports 29.6.2020 Raw Story
US Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday called on the heads of the intelligence services to hold a briefing on reports that Russia paid bounties to Taliban-linked militias to kill US soldiers deployed in Afghanistan. An explosive New York Times report, citing anonymous officials, said US President Donald Trump had been told about findings, which he […]
Paul Whelan: The strange case of the ex-marine jailed for spying in Russia 21.6.2020 BBC News - US & Canada
How an ex-US marine ended up with a 16-year prison sentence after Russia accused him of spying.
Iran to execute spy convicted of helping US kill Qassem Suleimani 9.6.2020 Raw Story
An Iranian national convicted of spying for the US and Israel by helping target top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani will be executed, Iran’s judiciary said on Tuesday. Mahmoud Mousavi Majd was convicted of spying on Iran‘s armed forces, which led to the killing of Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, in a US drone strike in Iraq. […]
The US Has a Long History of Weaponizing Aid to Other Countries 24.5.2020
There is a covert U.S. strategy in which humanitarian aid is weaponized not by withholding it, but by providing ...
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Trump is on the verge of repeating a historic disaster as he continues to push virus hoax 22.5.2020 Raw Story
There’s a meme that appears now and then on Facebook and other social media: “Those who don’t study history are doomed to repeat it. Yet those who do study history are doomed to stand by helplessly while everyone else repeats it.” That’s funny. What’s not is that the Trump administration and its coterie of China-bashers, […]
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Trump’s “Blame China” Strategy Echoes Bush’s Targeting of Iraq 21.5.2020
In shifting attention from its own bungling of the COVID-19 crisis, the U.S. is raising tensions with ...
How To Explain 'Unmasking' To Your Facebook Friends 14.5.2020 Crooks Liars
This whole fake "unmasking" fake "scandal" from Hannity is easy to understand, actually. It's about pizza delivery guys. There's a US SPY in the National Security Group. We find out about it because we are listening in on RUSSIAN SPY conversations. The Government is not allowed to report on US Citizens except when there's evidence that SPYING is going on. So if RUSSIAN SPIES order a pizza, that pizza guy is not going to be put on a watch list. But if the RUSSIAN SPIES talk secrets with someone at THE PENTAGON, people like THE PRESIDENT need to know that. That's called "unmasking." The President gets to know the name of the US citizen AT THE PENTAGON who is trading secrets with RUSSIAN SPIES. This protects pizza guys but "unmasks" US citizens who are doing SPY stuff. Michael Flynn was CAUGHT when his voice was taped listening in on RUSSIAN SPY conversations. This was such a huge deal that the CIA went through channels to "unmask" Michael Flynn, and tell the president that there's this guy trying to make ...
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