Monday, February 27, 2017

And the Oscar for Best Documentary Short goes to…”ISIS – Al Qaeda”



If there were any doubts that the Oscars were merely a political tool wielded by the globalist elite, doubt no more.

It should come as no surprise that a film celebrating the White Helmets scooped up an Oscar for best short documentary. Might as well hand the Oscar to ISIS leader Abū Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Far from a humanitarian organisation, the White Helmets are an Al Qaeda staffed propaganda group that is embedded with brutal jihadists looking to overthrow the sovereign government of Syria.

http://theduran.com/oscar-documentary-short-goes-isis-al-qaeda/





A look through CIA’s declassified Bilderberg files



The annual Bilderberg Conference is shrouded in nearly as much mystery as CIA itself, with a number of conspiracy theories that seeing these meetings of the elite as where the strings of the world are pulled. To get an idea of how intelligence agencies view the Bilderberg meetings, I reviewed the references in the CREST archive. While there weren’t many references, they were enlightening.

The earliest declassified reference in CIA files to the Bilderberg conference actually comes shortly before the group’s first meeting. A formerly TOP SECRET description of a Deputies Meeting from May 21, 1954 shows that the conference was brought up in a meeting between CIA Director Allen Dulles and his deputies. Although the conference isn’t referred to by name, it lists several attendees of the inaugural Bilderberg meeting and mentions the general location. On May 29th, the Bilderberg conference began.

https://www.muckrock.com/news/archives/2017/feb/27/bilderberg-cia/

Welcome Aboard, But First US Marshals Will Scan Your Retina



For some 15 years, airport security has become steadily more invasive. There are ever more checkpoints, ever more requests for documents as you make your way from the airport entrance to the airplane. Passengers adapt to the new changes as they come. But my latest flight to Mexico, originating in Atlanta, presented all passengers with something I had never seen before.

https://fee.org/articles/welcome-aboard-but-first-us-marshals-will-scan-your-retina/

How Many Times Has the Government Spied on You Today?



In this WhoWhatWhy Podcast, Jennifer Granick, the Director of Civil Liberties at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society, talks to Jeff Schechtman about the technology that tracks and stores emails and follows personal movement, about the amassing and mining of metadata, and how all this information is used and misused by the government.

https://whowhatwhy.org/2017/02/27/many-times-government-spied-today/

House Intelligence chairman denies evidence of Trump team’s ties to Russia



House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes denied on Monday morning that there was any evidence from the intelligence community of contacts between Trump campaign officials and Russian operatives.

“As of right now, I don’t have any evidence of any phone calls. It doesn’t mean they don’t exist. . . . What I’ve been told by many folks is that there’s nothing there,” Nunes (R-Calif.) said.

Nunes contended there was no need at this time for a special prosecutor to investigate allegations of contact between Russian officials and Trump campaign aides. Instead, the Republican said that the “major crimes” that have been committed are leaking to the news media on the subject of Russia, as well as other accounts of what should be confidential dealings with the Trump White House, including calls with foreign leaders like the Australian prime minister.

“There’s been major crimes committed,” Nunes said, referring to the leaks. “What I’m concerned about is no one is focusing on major leaks that have occurred here. . . . We can’t run a government like this. A government can’t function with massive leaks at the highest level.”

https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/house-intelligence-chairman-denies-evidence-of-trump-teams-ties-to-russia/2017/02/27/66495ce8-fcfd-11e6-99b4-9e613afeb09f_story.html

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Documents Indicate Germany Spied on Foreign Journalists



Germany's foreign intelligence agency, the BND, apparently spied on large numbers of foreign journalists overseas over the course of several years, including employees of the BBC, Reuters and the New York Times. Critics see a massive violation of press freedoms.

http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/german-intelligence-spied-on-foreign-journalists-for-years-a-1136188.html



Pablo Escobar's Son: My Dad Worked With The CIA, Contra Operations


Killing Kim Jong Nam With VX Nerve Agent Crossed a ‘Red Line’



In 1995, Japan’s Aum Shinrikyo cult turned the nerve agent on a small number of its members, whom leaders believed to be police informants. On a larger scale, VX was one of the chemical weapons deployed in the Iran-Iraq war. The Kim Jong Nam case, though, would be the first VX assassination on record, and the first time chemical weapons were used to that end since a ricin pellet—fired from an umbrella gun—took Bulgarian dissident Georgi Markov’s life in 1978.

“That this particular chemical weapon would be used in a political assassination in a third country is very alarming. It’s a red line,” says Ingelsby. “It should be considered a new threshold that’s been crossed in terms of unconventional weapons.”

Those norms matter. After decades without any nation deploying chemical weapons, Syria used sarin and chlorine gas. If a nation-state such as North Korea uses VX once, they or other actors may well do it again.

https://www.wired.com/2017/02/using-vx-nerve-agent-kill-kim-jong-nam-crossed-red-line/

Friday, February 24, 2017

Trump White House blocks CNN, New York Times, BuzzFeed, Politico from press briefing



In the latest shot fired between the White House and the press corps, the Trump administration reportedly blocked numerous mainstream media outlets from being in on Friday afternoon's scheduled press briefing.

CNN, the New York Times, BuzzFeed, the Los Angeles Times and Politico were all denied access to the small briefing known as a "gaggle"—an informal session that's on the record, but without cameras televising the event.

Those that were allowed to attend included NBC, ABC, CBS, and Fox, as well as conservative outlets Breitbart, the Washington Times, and One America News Network.

The Associated Press and Time reportedly boycotted the briefing.

http://mashable.com/2017/02/24/white-house-press-gaggle-briefing-blocked/#u7e0IkTGJSqN

"Mystery Poison" Used To Murder Kim Jong Nam Revealed As VX Nerve Agent



VX is described by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as “the most potent of all nerve agents”, with a large dose leading to loss of consciousness, paralysis and respiratory failure. Its only known use is as a chemical warfare agent.

VX is banned under the UN Chemical Weapons Convention, to which North Korea is not a party.

The nerve agent, also known as ethyl N-2-Diisopropylaminoethyl Methylphosphonothiolate, was developed in the UK in the 1950s.

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-02-23/mystery-poison-used-murder-kim-jong-nam-vx-nerve-agent

Thursday, February 23, 2017

No Agenda: Thursday (2-23-17) Episode 906 - Hitler's Playbook

CNNLeaks: Project Veritas Releases Over 100 Hours of Audio From Inside CNN

James O'Keefe Offers $10,000 Award for Content Which Exposes Media Malfeasance

Anonymous Source Within CNN Provided Audio to Project Veritas

More Audio Yet to be Released in a WikiLeaks Style Dump

Project Veritas released 119 hours of raw audio in a WikiLeaks style dump, with over 100 more hours still yet to be released. The audio was secretly recorded in 2009 by an anonymous source inside CNN's Atlanta headquarters who we are identifying as Miss X.

http://veritaslive.com/02-23-2017/project-veritas-releases-over-100-hours-of-audio-from-inside-cnn.html




https://www.cnnleaks.com/

Ex-CIA Sabrina De Sousa Detained in Portugal — to be Extradited to Italy



The Portuguese authorities have detained a former undercover C.I.A. officer whose extradition has been sought by Italy, where she faces a prison sentence over her role in the 2003 kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric as part of a secret United States rendition program.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/21/world/europe/portugal-cia-sabrina-de-sousa.html?_r=0

There is a documentary online about this affair: “The Italian Job”. [Vice News]



https://gosint.wordpress.com/2017/02/22/ex-cia-sabrina-de-sousa-detained-in-portugal-to-be-extradited-to-italy/