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Freeway Rick Ross: Crack In The System. Remember Freeway Rick Ross?

Freeway Rick Ross: Crack In The System

Well just in case your memory of that sordid tale of the CIA, crack cocaine, allegedly murdered investigative reporter Gary Webb and legendary Los Angeles drug dealer “Freeway” Rick Ross is hazy, there’s a tremendous new film on Al-Jazeera America called Freeway: Crack In The System. The CIA's Secret Journal Articles Are Gossipy, Snarky, and No Longer Classified.

The CIA has declassified a trove of articles from its in-house journal, Studies in Intelligence.

The CIA's Secret Journal Articles Are Gossipy, Snarky, and No Longer Classified

Ostensibly a semi-academic review of spycraft, Studies emerges in the pieces, which date from the 1970s to the 2000s, as so much more, at turns mocking excessive secrecy and bad writing, dishing on problematic affairs, and bragging about press manipulation. CIA Torture Was Unnecessary, Senate Report To Conclude. By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - A U.S.

CIA Torture Was Unnecessary, Senate Report To Conclude

Senate committee report will conclude that the CIA's use of harsh interrogation after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks yielded no critical intelligence on terrorist plots that could not have been obtained through non-coercive methods, U.S. officials familiar with the document said. Foreshadowing the impending release of a report expected to suggest that the "enhanced" techniques were unnecessary and also to accuse some CIA officers of misleading Congress about the effectiveness of the program, President Barack Obama said on Friday that the CIA "tortured some folks. " He had banned the practices soon after taking office in 2009. Officials said the Senate Intelligence Committee was unlikely to release the report to the public without some additional review. "A preliminary review of the report indicates there have been significant redactions. The Top 4 Most Mind-Blowing CIA Operations You've Never Heard Of.

How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive, and Destroy Reputations. One of the many pressing stories that remains to be told from the Snowden archive is how western intelligence agencies are attempting to manipulate and control online discourse with extreme tactics of deception and reputation-destruction.

How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive, and Destroy Reputations

It’s time to tell a chunk of that story, complete with the relevant documents. Over the last several weeks, I worked with NBC News to publish a series of articles about “dirty trick” tactics used by GCHQ’s previously secret unit, JTRIG (Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group). These were based on four classified GCHQ documents presented to the NSA and the other three partners in the English-speaking “Five Eyes” alliance. National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Logo Collection: From HP Lovecraft to the Illuminati. Kudos to Animal New York for gathering the highly symbolic logos of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).

National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Logo Collection: From HP Lovecraft to the Illuminati

Check out this one, for instance, for some heavy handed Illuminati symbolism: There’s some Lovecraftian scariness too: Check ‘em all out at Animal New York. Modern art was CIA ‘weapon’ For decades in art circles it was either a rumour or a joke, but now it is confirmed as a fact.

Modern art was CIA ‘weapon’

The Central Intelligence Agency used American modern art – including the works of such artists as Jackson Pollock, Robert Motherwell, Willem de Kooning and Mark Rothko – as a weapon in the Cold War. Hi-Tech Fun and Games with the NSA. Voutenay sur Cure, France.

Hi-Tech Fun and Games with the NSA

The reports that the US National Security Agency is spying on foes and friends with happy abandon should not come as a surprise. The news channel France 24 described the affair as “Old Revelations; New Outrage,” which sums it up. But France is critical, as well it might be, of US “intrusion on a vast scale, both into the private space of French citizens and the secrets of major national firms.” And here’s where the real monkey business of all this cyber-spookery is centered. While it’s proper for any country to try to spy out a potential threat and discover a terrorist motive, it is quite a different thing for a nation to use its amazing technology to eavesdrop on foreign commercial enterprises for the profit motive. Faithful readers may recall a piece I had in Counterpunch in January 2003, before the catastrophic US war on Iraq.

Family Jewels (Central Intelligence Agency) The reports that constitute the CIA's "Family Jewels" were commissioned in 1973 by then CIA director James R.

Family Jewels (Central Intelligence Agency)

Intelligence-gathering by British state out of control. Among all the uncertainties and denials over the interception of communications by GCHQ and America’s National Security Agency some things should be crystal clear.

Intelligence-gathering by British state out of control

The bilateral relationship between GCHQ and the NSA is uniquely special. It is the core of the “special relationship”. Newly Released FBI Documents Support Sibel Edmonds’ Allegations. Thanks to a FOIA request, new evidence has emerged from the FBI’s own internal communications that appear to support many of the claims made by Sibel Edmonds regarding (largely though not exclusively) GOP collusion in the spying activities of the Turkish government.

Newly Released FBI Documents Support Sibel Edmonds’ Allegations

This is no small matter, as it involves blackmail and bribery of high-level officials like former Speaker of the House, Dennis Hastert, PNAC signatory Richard Perle, Congressman Roy Blunt, Congresswoman Jean Schmidt, Turkish Ambassador Marc Grossman, Congressman Stephen Solarz, Asst. Sec. Def. Douglas Feith, Congressman Dan Burton and others to “look the other way” from those engaged in spying activities with a foreign government against the United States.

Gladio in Italy. Operation Northwoods. Operation Northwoods memorandum (13 March 1962)[1] Operation Northwoods was a series of false flag proposals that originated within the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) of the United States government in 1962. False flag. "False colors" redirects here. For the imaging technique, see False-color. False flag (or black flag) describes covert operations designed to deceive in such a way that the operations appear as though they are being carried out by entities, groups, or nations other than those who actually planned and executed them. Operations carried out during peace-time by civilian organizations, as well as covert government agencies, may by extension be called false flag operations if they seek to hide the real organization behind an operation.

Geraint Hughes uses the term to refer to those acts carried out by "military or security force personnel, which are then blamed on terrorists. In its most modern usage, the term may also refer to those events which governments are cognizant of and able to stop but choose to allow to happen (or "stand down"), as a strategy to entangle or prepare the nation for war. Use in warfare[edit] [edit] Air warfare[edit] Art. 3. Art. 19. Land warfare[edit]