How the CIA Launched the “Financial Pearl Harbor” Attacks on Russia and Venezuela

By Wayne Madesn Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan’s long familiarity with Saudi Arabia, owing to the time he spent there as the CIA station chief in Riyadh in the 1990s and his knowledge of Saudi oil operations, has paid off. Petroleum industry insiders claim that Brennan’s agents inside Saudi Aramco convinced the firm’s management…

Update: The “Shape-Shifting Sheik” and the “Sydney Siege”

The “Shape-Shifting Sheik” and the “Sydney Siege” Suspect had multiple aliases, granted political asylum by Australian government, interviewed by Australian media, spent years as fake pro-Western “Shia’a cleric” condemning Iran and Syria before recently “converting” to Sunni and supporting ISIS. By Tony Cartalucci Another embarrassing chapter has unfolded for Western intelligence and security communities in the wake of…

US: FBI Will Never Count Those Injured and Murdered by Police

By John McDevitt The writer set up an emergency hate crimes and incidents reporting system involving government and community agencies in Southern California in the wake of 9/11, discovering both intentional undercounting by government agencies and the possibility of a real count when communities are mobilized. As Kashad Ashford lay unconscious in the car he crashed on Sept. 16,…

Torture Report Reveals CIA’s Manipulation of Media

By Bill Conroy The recently released “Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Study of the CIA Detention and Interrogation Program” pillorying the CIA’s Bush-era detention and interrogation program is replete with lurid details of what would commonly be called torture, if those practices were carried out on you or me. Waterboarding, rectal feeding, sleep deprivation, coffin-size…

US Senate Torture Report Exposes Eastern European Collaborators

By Wayne Madsen The recently-released U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s Detention and Interrogation [torture] Program reveals that three NATO nations in Eastern Europe hosted CIA detention and interrogation centers, also known as «black sites.» The three countries identified as hosting DETENTION SITES BLUE, BLACK, and VIOLET are Poland, Romania, and…