By Elizabeth Woodworth
The connections between the foreign intervention crisis in Syria, the vast NSA surveillance program that has recently been exposed, and the sequence of events that began with NSA program changes in February, 2001 — six months before 9/11 — are illuminating.
In mid June 2013 the Obama administration announced that it will start arming insurgents against the Syrian government because the regime crossed a “red line” by using chemical weapons — which it estimates have killed, over time, an estimated 100-150 rebels.
Posted in 911, Obama and Company, Region: Africa
Tagged 911, 911 consensus, caspian war, iran, iraq, lebanon, libya, NSA, prism, somalia, Sudan, syria
By Susan Lindauer
Former U.S. Asset covering Libya at the United Nations during the Lockerbie negotiations
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In the U.S. battle with Libya, Americans are witnessing the consequence of gutting U.S. Intelligence during the Iraqi War, when President Bush drove out CIA officers and Assets who criticized his War policy. In my case, I got slapped with the Patriot Act and thrown in prison on a Texas Military Base, while Republican leaders reinvented the entire story of my work on 9/11 and Iraqi Pre-War Intelligence. It was not pretty.
The consequences for intelligence gathering and policymaking are not pretty, either. Last week President Obama demonstrated the most stunning ignorance by declaring that Libya—of all countries— has some link to terrorism. Obama was trying to justify NATO’s War against Gadhaffi’s government. However his argument exposed whopping gaps in the intelligence base from which his Administration has been drawing.
This time it’s not Obama’s fault. When Assets got forced out by Bush and Cheney, a lot of deep knowledge got shoved out the door with us.
Posted in 911, Human Rights Civil Liberties, Land Grab, Military, NWO, Obama and Company, Region: Africa
Tagged al qaeda, bekaa valley, cia, CIA heroin, Dr. Richard Fuisz, Gaddafi, heroin, intelligence, lebanon, libya invasion, lockerbie, middle east, obama
By Robert Fisk
It is the season of grovelling.
Only a week after CNN’s Octavia Nasr and the British ambassador to Beirut, Frances Guy, dared to suggest that Sayyed Hassan Fadlallah of Lebanon was a nice old chap rather than the super-terrorist the Americans have always claimed him to be, the grovelling began. First Ms Nasr, already fired by the grovelling CNN for her effrontery in calling Fadlallah a “giant”, grovelled herself. Rather than tell the world what a cowardly outfit she had been working for, she announced that hers was “a simplistic comment and I’m sorry because it conveyed that I supported Fadlallah’s life’s work. That’s not the case at all”.
Posted in 4th Estate, Censorship, Human Rights Civil Liberties, Land Grab, NWO, Obama and Company, Region: Middle East, War and Peace
Tagged Censorship, cnn, frances guy, israeli censorship, israeli genocide, israeli lobby, lebanon, octavia nasr, palestine, sayyed hassan fadlallah