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The Case for Stripping Former Officials of their Security Clearances 26.7.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
COMMENTARY: Former CIA agent John Kiriakou argues that no former intelligence official should be allowed to keep their security clearances when they leave government, especially if they work in the media. By John Kiriakou Special to Consortium News Libertarian senator…Read more →
Inside WikiLeaks: Working with the Publisher that Changed the World 20.7.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
Italian journalist Stefania Maurizi has worked with WikiLeaks for nine years on the Podesta emails and other revelations. Here’s an insider’s view of the publisher that has incensed rulers around the world, desperate to hide their corruption. By Stefania Maurizi…Read more →
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Working with the Publisher that Changed the World 20.7.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
Italian journalist Stefania Maurizi has worked with WikiLeaks for nine years on the Podesta emails and other revelations. Here’s an insider’s view of the publisher that has incensed rulers around the world, desperate to hide their corruption. By Stefania Maurizi…Read more →
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Suppressing US War Crimes: The Cold War Denial Machine Lives On 24.6.2018 Truthout.com
Biological warfare remains one of the deepest kept secrets of the Cold War.

The post Suppressing US War Crimes: The Cold War Denial Machine Lives On appeared first on Truthout.

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Kim Jong-pil, ex-South Korean premier and spy agency founder, dies at 92 23.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
His political skills helped him also serve twice as Prime Minister
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An Elite Coalition Emerges Against a Trump-Kim Agreement 21.6.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
Media coverage of the Trump-Kim summit has highlighted a political reaction that threatens to torpedo any possible U.S-North Korean agreement on denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, says Garth Porter. By Gareth Porter Special to Consortium News An implicit coalition of…Read more →
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Vault 7: CIA engineer Joshua Schulte charged with data leak 20.6.2018 BBC News - US & Canada
Software engineer Joshua Schulte released information on how the CIA can take over iPhones.
Ex-CIA worker charged with disclosing classified information 19.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Head of the New York FBI office, said Mr. Schulte “utterly betrayed this nation and downright violated his victims. As an employee of the CIA, Schulte took an oath to protect this country, but he blatantly endangered it by the transmission of classified Information.”
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Letter From Britain: An Establishment Blinded By Russophobia 15.6.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
A British elite challenged by large parts of the British population is rallying around trumped-up fear of Russia as a means of protecting its interests, as Alexander Mercouris explains. By Alexander Mercouris  Special to Consortium News in London  Hostility to…Read more →
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Former CIA official convicted of transmitting classified info to China 9.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
A federal jury on Friday convicted a former CIA officer on espionage charges related to his transmission of classified documents to a Chinese agent,
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Former Defense Secretary Frank Carlucci Dies At 87 5.6.2018 Outside the Beltway
Frank Carlucci, who served as President Reagan's last Secretary of Defense, has died at 87.
Distorting the Life of Bobby Kennedy 5.6.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
As the 50th anniversary of his assassination is being remembered on Tuesday, it is vital to have a complete and accurate picture of the complex figure of Robert F. Kennedy, explains James DiEugenio.    By James DiEugenio  Special to Consortium News TV…Read more →
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In historic moment, Trump welcomes first North Korean official to White House in 18 years 1.6.2018 Denver Post: Local
A top North Korean official arrived at the White House on Friday and planned to deliver President Donald Trump a letter from dictator Kim Jong Un, as the two sides scrambled to reinstate a nuclear summit between the leaders this month.
Spooks Spooking Themselves 31.5.2018 ConsortiumNews.com
As the role of a well-connected of group of British and U.S. intelligence agents begins to emerge, new suspicions are growing about what hand they may have had in weaving the Russia-gate story, as Daniel Lazare explains. By Daniel Lazare…Read more →
U.S. delegation holds talks with North Korean officials in DMZ 28.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
An American delegation met with North Korean officials in the Demilitarized Zone on Sunday as planning seemed to move ahead for the on-off-perhaps-on-again summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Rudy Giuliani Calls Former Intel Officials James Clapper And John Brennan 'Two Clowns' 27.5.2018 Crooks Liars
Rudy Giuliani, a lead attorney for President Donald Trump, called former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and former CIA Director John Brennan "clowns" on Sunday because they have spoken about Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. elections. During an interview with Giuliani on CNN, host Dana Bash noted that the former federal prosecutor had "worked closely with intelligence agents throughout your decades in public life." "You really believe that people like Brennan and Clapper are part of a deep state conspiracy?" Bash asked. "I don't know what you want to call it," Giuliani replied. "But I have no regard for all for Clapper and Brennan. I think they're two clowns. Clapper is talking about spying, which he doesn't realize it's spying on the Trump campaign. He's [had] an obligation to tell them." "Brennan was chief torturer in charge," he added. "Then he disowned it, then I don't know what he did for the CIA. He's the most political CIA director I have ever met." Giuliani continued, ...
'The Americans' stars reflect on the series' end and the new demonization of Russians 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

When "The Americans" was first being developed as an FX series, there was one potential hitch in telling a story about a suburban couple in the 1980s who actually were embedded KGB agents: Post-Cold War Russians didn't scare us anymore.

"People were wondering whether Russians were a credible enemy...

Truth or fiction? Maybe both as the U.S.-Russia dynamic plays out on television and in the news 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

A few days after former spy Sergei Skripal was poisoned in London by nerve toxins associated with Russian intelligence agencies, fictional ex-Russian agent Ivan Krupin died at the hands of a Kremlin operative in TV's "Homeland." And in April on "The Americans," KGB agent "Nadeshda" shot an uncooperative...

'No Deep State': Pompeo Shatters Trump's PR Campaign In Three Words 24.5.2018 Crooks Liars
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo found himself on the hot seat during a Congressional oversight hearing after his boss tweeted this nonsense about a "criminal deep state." Look how things have turned around on the Criminal Deep State. They go after Phony Collusion with Russia, a made up Scam, and end up getting caught in a major SPY scandal the likes of which this country may never have seen before! What goes around, comes around! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 23, 2018 Rep. Ted Lieu questioned Pompeo about this so-called "criminal deep state" carefully during a hearing earlier today. "Do you believe there is a 'criminal deep state' at the State Department, Lieu asked. Pompeo was clear: “I haven’t seen the comments from the president. I don’t believe there is a deep state at the State Department.” Uh oh, that's the Secretary of State contradicting his boss, Donald Trump, the Big Boss of the Whole World. Just to be sure he was clear, Pompeo elaborated ...
An Indian spook and a Pakistani spy decided to team up. Here's what happened next. 23.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
An Indian spook and a Pakistani spy decided to team up. Here's what happened next.
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