CIA & Secrets

24 Aug: The CIA's original "Boys of Jakarta"

A decade before President Obama’s mother Stanley Ann Dunham arrived with young Barack in Jakarta to push for World Bank, Ford Foundation, and Central Intelligence Agency-promoted economic solutions for the massive underdeveloped island nation, the CIA had set its sights upon two U.S.-trained Indonesians to eventually replace the leftist nationalist government of President Sukarno.… Keep on reading

02 Dec: Does "ROYAL" classification have roots in Carter administration?

December 2-3, 2013 — Does “ROYAL” classification have roots in Carter administration?

The French have a famous saying, plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose or the “more things change, the more they stay the same.” In the often “old tricks” world of intelligence, the French saying may explain the utmost secrecy assigned to two joint National Security Agency/British Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) signals intelligence programs codenamed “ROYALNET” and “ROYAL CONCIERGE.”

The first, ROYALNET, is designed to bypass encryption systems, including those used by banks and multinational companies, to read the plaintext of traffic.… Keep on reading

29 Sep: Seymour Hersh Concurs with Wayne Madsen

Seymour Hersh Concurs with Wayne Madsen Osama Killing a Hoax

Wayne Madsen Report

May 2-3, 2011 — Bin Laden: Body buried at sea, shoddy proof of death — another “Made in Hollywood” performance from “Ari Gold”

Years after Public Enemy Number One, Osama Bin Laden, was reportedly killed in the mountains of the Afghan-Pakistani border region or died from kidney failure in his native Hadhramaut region of Yemen, President Obama pulled the Bin Laden rabbit out of his political hat during a Sunday late-night television address, when many Americans were already watching the tube, thus increasing Obama’s market share for his “surprise announcement.” After all, Obama, who has close links to Oprah Winfrey and Rahm Emanuel’s super-Hollywood agent brother, Ari Emanuel, depicted as the vile “Ari Gold” in fiction, is well-aware of TV Sunday prime time ratings.… Keep on reading