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Top Dems Say Russian Dossier 'True' - New Evidence Turns That Claim Upside Down
Officials from the FBI and the U.S. Department of Justice have told congressional investigators recently that the controversial "Steele dossier," outlining collusion between the Russian government and the Donald Trump presidential campaign, has yet to be verified. "An August 24, 2017, subpoena from
James Clapper on Donald Trump, Russia, and the First Line of His Obituary
As director of national intelligence, James Clapper was charged with protecting America's secrets. But now he's unwilling to keep silent-speaking out about Russia's role in our politics and about Donald Trump, whom he calls "downright scary and disturbing." James Clapper met Donald Trump for the fir
Here are some of the biggest myths of the Russian-collusion story
Polls show voters are jumping to the same conclusion as much of Washington: that President Trump "colluded" with Vladimir Putin to steal the presidential election. But the evidence doesn't back that up. Instead, such perceptions are driven by a number of key government and media assertions, which o
The feds needs to be held accountable for role in Russia scandal
If a building in New York were hit by a Russian missile, no one would be blaming the building owner for the attack. If someone got shot on Fifth Avenue, no one would blame the victim for not wearing body armor. Rightfully, if someone is walking at night in a high crime area and gets mugged, the indi
After 7-week trial, Benghazi jury weighs $7 million informant, surveillance video and phone traces
Spencer S. Hsu, The Washington Post Published 5:44 am, Monday, November 20, 2017 WASHINGTON - Ahmed Abu Khattala's militia hit men formed "the tip of the spear" in 2012 attacks that killed Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other Americans at U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya, prosecutors
News not fit to print: Holmes, Binney, Speier, RT America, JIM, and the Arms-dealer in chief
Quite a few things going on under the radar this week. Of course you could say that practically every week, since our media only reports what advances their agenda. Before I get into what was not reported, I saw an ex-CIA agent commenting on CNN this week named Stephen Holmes (also known as Steven H
Amazon is launching a 'Secret' cloud service for the CIA
Amazon Web Services CEO Andy JassyAmazon Amazon Web Services introduced Secret Region, a new service specifically for the CIA and the rest of the intelligence community. It's not really a secret service: It's name just indicates it can handle data that's been classified at the "secret" level. Amazo
ICC prosecutor requests investigation in Afghanistan, alleging crimes by US military, CIA, Taliban and Afghan forces.
ICC prosecutor requests investigation in Afghanistan, alleging crimes by US military, CIA, Taliban and Afghan forces. ICC prosecutor requests investigation in Afghanistan, alleging crimes by US military, CIA, Taliban and Afghan forces.
35 Years with the CIA: Enemies, adversaries and threats to freedom
Over 35 years ago, the Central Intelligence Agency hired me to become a case officer. I just retired after returning from the last of nearly a dozen field assignments, and it's a time to reflect. After training in tradecraft to conduct the full gamut of clandestine operations in the foreign field,
He became a SEAL to fight terrorists. Now he's a Navy lawyer defending an accused one
MC2(EXW) Kilho Park/U.S. Navy/TNS Rick Kammen in an April 2012 file image. GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - After suicide bombers attacked the USS Cole 17 years ago, this young Navy SEAL from Wisconsin would have gladly risked his life on a mission to snatch someone suspected of plotting the atta
Brandon Spink Talks 'Berlin Station' [Exclusive Interview]
Actor Brandon Spink is quickly making a name for himself. You might recognize Spink from his roles on Game of Silence and Once Upon a Time, and now, you can catch him on the Epix series Berlin Station as Noah Kirsch. Berlin Station is a contemporary spy drama that takes a look at the activity of a C
U.S. Military And CIA Leaders May Be Investigated For War Crimes
On November 3, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) informed the court's Pre-Trial Chamber, "[T]here is a reasonable basis to believe that war crimes and crimes against humanity have been committed in connection with the armed conflict in Afghanistan." In what Amnesty Inter
The Punisher - Season 1 - Episode-by-Episode Reviews
Netflix released the first season of The Punisher today, and below I've got some thoughts on each of the 13 episodes. These were written as things went along, which means you can read to wherever in the season you've seen without fear of future spoilers. A warning, though, that full spoilers are di
The White House may be interfering in an AT&T and Time Warner deal for political gain
Every administration, both Democratic and Republican, has been politicized. This inappropriate interference by federal government officials into all manners of business, taxes and other matters is disturbing and at times illegal. But the level of politicization of the Trump White House seems to be
CIA not inviting reporters to annual holiday party
CIA Director Mike Pompeo declined to invite the press to the CIA's annual holiday party this year after journalists had been welcomed to the event for consecutive years in a row. Pompeo has been a frequent critic of the media. One Obama-era official told Politico that he would have actually been "mo
Truth Jihad: Robert David Steele on "War in the Middle East"
Robert David Steele is a former CIA Clandestine Services Officer who, after leaving the Agency, played a major role in creating the Open Source Intelligence movement. Along with Cynthia McKinneyhe has spearheaded #UNRIG - and suffered intense pushback as a result. His latest article, and the main to
Judge considers whether Trump's tweets should open up government's dossier probe
President Donald Trump has taken to his favorite social media forum to denounce the so-called dossier as "fake." | Evan Vucci/AP Photo A federal judge is considering whether President Donald Trump's own tweets could force the federal government to reveal more information about its efforts to verify
Latest Kushner revelation once again brings WikiLeaks into spotlight
Jared Kushner is coming under scrutiny for failing to provide Senate investigators with an email related to WikiLeaks as part of the Judiciary Committee's Russia probe, according to reports Thursday. Kushner - President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser - did not disclose a document he w
The curious journey of Carter Page, the former Trump adviser who can't stay out of the spotlight
Carter Page, PhD, is texting us in big paragraphs, from somewhere in New York, about his upended life. "It's sort of like an extended plebe year ..." he writes. (At Page's alma mater, the U.S. Naval Academy, first-year plebes endure a humbling boot-camp-style orientation.) "... bringing the humil
If America Topples North Korea and Iran, What Happens Next?
If America Topples North Korea and Iran, What Happens Next? On October 19, National Security Advisor H. R. McMaster declared that President Donald Trump was not going to accept the North Korean regime threatening the United States with a nuclear weapon. "He just won't accept it," McMaster reported.