WikiLeaks: We Don’t Know Source Of Leaked Documents
LONDON — WikiLeaks’ editor-in-chief claims his organization doesn’t
know who sent it some 91,000 secret U.S. military documents, telling
journalists that the Web site was set up to hide the source of its data
from those who receive it.
Julian Assange didn’t say whether he meant he had no idea who leaked
the documents or whether his organization simply could not be sure. But
he did say the added layer of secrecy helps protect the site’s sources
from spy agencies and hostile corporations.
“We never know the source of the leak,” he told journalists
gathered at London’s Frontline Club late Tuesday. “Our whole system is
designed such that we don’t have to keep that secret.”
U.S. federal agents nationwide bilked by brazen Ponzi scheme | | the narcosphere
U.S. federal agents nationwide bilked by brazen Ponzi scheme
Posted by Bill Conroy – July 25, 2010 at 9:16 pm
Law enforcement agencies actually paid crook to sponsor “seminars” used to hook his marks
Investment broker Kenneth Wayne McLeod was found dead, Vince Foster-style, inside his SUV in a park in southeast Jacksonville, Fla., on June 22.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Department said he died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to media reports. A rumor now popular among some federal law enforcement agents casts a bit of bitter irony over McLeod’s fate, indicating that he killed himself with a pistol given to him by the DEA to commemorate his years of service to the agency.
Whether that rumor has any basis in reality is not clear, but it speaks volumes about how some law enforcers feel about what McLeod did to a number of DEA agents, as well as dozens of other former and retired federal agents.
McLeod’s death came only some five days after he confessed to Securities and Exchange Commission investigators that he had been operating a 22-year-long Ponzi scheme that had victimized hundreds of government employees, primarily federal law enforcement agents.
Valerie Plame Wilson: How to Dismantle 23,000 Atom Bombs | Mother Jones
— By Victoria Rossi
| Mon Jul. 26, 2010 4:00 AM PDT
Valerie Plame Wilson suddenly went from being a CIA covert operations officer to a household name in the summer of 2003, when the Bush administration outed her to the press in retribution for her husband, former ambassador Joe Wilson, dismantling its shaky claims about Saddam Hussein’s nuclear ambitions. After unwillingly becoming a public figure, Plame laid low for a couple of years. But now she’s lent her expertise as an expert on nuclear proliferation to Countdown to Zero, the new documentary from the makers of An Inconvenient Truth that aims to jumpstart a post-Cold War movement to ban the bomb. (See David Corn’s recent article on the making of the film.) The film will leave you wondering why one of the world’s 23,000 nuclear bombs hasn’t already gone off—and how much longer it is until one does.
MI5 agent told me that Kelly had been ¿exterminated | Mail Online
KGB man: MI5 agent told me that David Kelly had been ‘exterminated’
By Glen Owen
Last updated at 2:45 AM on 25th July 2010
The mystery over the death of David Kelly took a further twist last night after a former KGB officer said he had evidence that the scientist did not commit suicide.
Boris Karpichkov, who worked as a Russian spy for 15 years before fleeing to Britain, has sent a dossier to Attorney General Dominic Grieve in which he claims to relay information from an ‘MI5 agent’ that Dr Kelly had been ‘exterminated’.
Pakistan Aids Insurgency in Afghanistan, Reports Assert – NYTimes.com
Americans fighting the war in Afghanistan have long harbored strong suspicions that Pakistan’s military spy service has guided the Afghan insurgency with a hidden hand, even as Pakistan receives more than $1 billion a year from Washington for its help combating the militants, according to a trove of secret military field reports made public Sunday.