CIA Study Shows That Supporting Syrian Rebels Unlikely To Work

By: Wednesday October 15, 2014 5:49 am

President Barack Obama is not the only one who thinks arming the Syrian rebels is a “fantasy,” an exhaustive study by the CIA shows that throughout the agency’s history covert support of rebel fighters has had very little success. According to The New York Times, the still classified study was commissioned in 2012 and continued [...]

Holder And FBI Looking To Stop Civilian Use Of Strong Crypto

By: Friday October 10, 2014 9:32 am

Need more evidence that the government wants access to all your private information? Then check out the recent move by Attorney General Eric Holder and the FBI to subvert the use of strong cryptography by the average citizen. As noted by Cory Doctorow, the move to weaken civilian use of strong crypto is actually a [...]

Even More Military Equipment Being Sent To Local Police Forces

By: Tuesday August 5, 2014 8:11 am

Despite crime being on a steady decline for the past decade and the threat of international terrorism being wildly overstated, local police departments are stockpiling military grade weaponry. The militarization of police forces has become such a prominent phenomenon that the ACLU now dedicates a portion of its resources to studying the trend. Community policing [...]

USAID Used AIDS Organization As Front For Operations Against Cuba

By: Monday August 4, 2014 7:47 am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has once again been caught using humanitarian work as a cover for US intelligence operations. According to the Associated Press, USAID used work on HIV AIDs as a cover to send in agents to recruit young Cubans to overthrow their government. USAID often serves as a CIA [...]

Ahmad Chalabi Still Wants To Lead Iraq

By: Friday July 11, 2014 8:22 am

Call in the clowns. If the disgraced so-called “journalists” who peddled Ahmad Chalabi’s lies are still allowed in the debate over the future of Iraq, why not Chalabi himself? This is a question Chalabi seems to be asking as he makes yet another attempt at becoming the leader of Iraq. Ahmad Chalabi is most known [...]

Germany Boots CIA Station Chief Over Spying Scandals

By: Friday July 11, 2014 5:34 am

The German government appears to have reached the breaking point over US espionage in the country and has now ejected the CIA Station Chief in Berlin – a move generally not done by friendly nations and represents a considerable deterioration of US-German relations. Earlier this year it was revealed by Edward Snowden that the NSA [...]

Justice Dept Will Not Investigate CIA Spying On Congress, UK Gov Destroys CIA Rendition Files

By: Thursday July 10, 2014 10:48 am

One of the reasons the CIA and other US intelligence services can operate continuously, even after being repeatedly caught breaking America’s most dearly held laws, is the lack of consequences. The CIA, NSA, and US intelligence community in general is allowed to wage endless war on American democracy and face no official response because they [...]

White House Promises No More CIA Staged Vaccinations After Polio Outbreak

By: Tuesday May 20, 2014 4:51 am

Three years ago the CIA staged a phony vaccination program in Pakistan as part of an espionage operation to track down Osama Bin Laden. A Pakistani doctor, Shakil Afridi, used the cover of a hepatitis B vaccination program to gain access to an area where Bin Laden was believed to be hiding. Afridi’s operation failed though [...]

Judge Opens Door For Drone Society

By: Friday March 7, 2014 8:46 am

Can anyone stop the forces of history, of technology and its proliferation? But I do drone on. Administrative Law Judge Patrick Geraghty ruled that attempts by the FAA to prevent the use of civilian drones below 400 feet were illegal given there was no administrative rule in place. This ruling opens the door for widespread [...]

CIA Hacked Senate To Learn About Torture Report

By: Wednesday March 5, 2014 8:58 am

I guess we should be surprised? In an act of extreme illegality and impudence the CIA has been caught not only operating domestically but doing so against American citizens who were working for the US Senate according to a report by McClatchy.  The CIA Inspector General has reportedly made a referral to the Justice Department [...]

Right Wing Groups Riot In Venezuela As State Department Dodges Questions of US Involvement

By: Tuesday February 18, 2014 8:58 am

Here we go again. As right wing groups with shady connections riot in Venezuela, demanding the democratically elected left wing president resign, the US State Department is dodging questions as to whether US intelligence agencies are assisting the rioters. For those with hazy memories, we’ve seen this movie before. In 2002 the Venezuelan right wing [...]

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