Berto Jongman: ICSR Report – As American As Apple Pie – How Anwar al-Awlaki Became the Face of Western Jihad + US Government Assassination RECAP

From the Introduction: This is an ICSR Insight written by Research Fellow, Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens On the ten year anniversary of 9/11 earlier this month ICSR published an authoritative report on Anwar al-Awlaki, As American as Apple Pie: How Anwar al-Awlaki became the Face of Western Jihad. The demise of Anwar al-Awlaki, if reports of his …

Robert Young Pelton: Bin Laden “Kill” & Back Story

The story continues to develop.   This “house arrest” thing popped up when the US was beating on the Talibs to hand him over in Kandahar in 2001, then some faux intel from Brad Thor about Mullah Omar being under “house arrest” in Karachi and then now this. Sounds very familiar. Two fiction authors in the …

Wall Street Journal On Bin Laden Raid Planning

More that should never have been written Wall Street Journal May 23, 2011 Pg. 1 Spy, Military Ties Aided Bin Laden Raid By Siobhan Gorman and Julian E. Barnes In January, the chief of the military’s elite special-operations troops accepted an unusual invitation to visit Central Intelligence Agency headquarters. There, Adm. William McRaven was shown, …

Bin Laden Show Part 03: Fox News Take

1.  Waterboarding produced the first “lead”–waterboarding is good, this is the silver bullet on waterboarding. 2.  Intelligence Community nailed it, over the years, and finally did this without Pakistani assistance to include surveilling the courier in what is the equivalent of a denied area. 3.  Bin Laden’s presence so close to the military academy in …

Bin Laden Show Part 02: Basic Questions

Rush to Judgment 2011 Style President Obama’s May Day announcement that Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. Forces has been a cause of general rejoicing in the U.S. and, apparently, a good deal of backslapping among the National Security Establishment. Yet prudence would suggest that some caution might be in order until more …

Journal: Sam Adams and WikiLeaks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 7, 2010 4:00 PM CONTACT: Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA) Sam Husseini, (202) 347-0020; or David Zupan, (541) 484-9167 Ex-Intelligence Officers, Others See Plusses in WikiLeaks Disclosures WASHINGTON – December 7 – The following statement was released today, signed by Daniel Ellsberg, Frank Grevil, Katharine Gun, David MacMichael, Ray McGovern, Craig …

Journal: Nuclear War Against Iran…Again

UPDATED 17 August 2010 to add: NIGHTWATCH Extract: Iran: Ali Shadmani, head of the armed forces Department of Operations, outlined three plans that Iran could carry out in the event of an act of aggression from the United States, Iranian news website Tabnak reported 17 August. First, Shadmani said Iran would take over complete control …