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Friday, March 14, 2014

Report : Obama Withholding CIA Torture Records From Investigators

Congressional hearings required immediately

PRESS TV
03/13/2014

The US administration has been preventing the Senate Intelligence Committee and investigators from reviewing CIA records about torturous interrogation techniques carried out during the presidency of George W Bush, according to US media reports


The White House, despite publicly vowing to support the committee’s probe, has been rejecting or ignoring requests by Senate members in order to help them find ways to study some 9,400 pages of documents in past five years, an investigation by McClatchy DC has revealed.


Out of lies, excuses, Obama will now have to produce
The report indicates that the documents came into committee’s attention in 2009 and that the US president has still not formally issued an order to protect them by executive privilege.

The Obama administration’s unwillingness to cooperate with the committee raises speculations that the documents could contain significant information about the CIA’s use of waterboarding and other harsh interrogation techniques against detainees in CIA custody.


The report comes as the CIA and the Senate Intelligence Committee have been involved in a bitter battle over secret agency’s alleged spying on Senate staff members who were investigating the controversial CIA interrogation program.

Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein, who is highly regarded on the Capitol Hill, has been spending a lot of political capital to go after the head of the CIA John Brennan. Feinstein, a Republican who has been supported by the Obama administration, has waged an aggressive counterattack against Feinstein.


U.S. Senator Diane Feinstein
Trying to distance himself from the dispute, President Barack Obama on Wednesday said that it would be inappropriate for the White House to get involved into the issue.

Now the McClatchy report suggests that the Obama administration has been more involved in the power struggle between the two sides.


“These documents certainly raise the specter that the White House has been involved in stonewalling the investigation,” said Elizabeth Goitein, the co-director of the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty and National Security Program at the New York University Law School.

Both the CIA and Senate Intelligence Committee have refused to comment on the report.

DT/DT




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ANDREW KREIG: EXPERTS REJECT FIRE AS CAUSE FOR 9/11 WTC COLLAPSES

The real truth on 9/11 slowly continues to bleed out

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Technical experts are mounting major challenges to official U.S. government accounts of how three World Trade Center skyscrapers collapsed in near-freefall after the 9/11 attacks 15 years ago.

Many researchers are focusing especially on the little-known collapse of

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The Geopolitics Of The United States, Part 1: The Inevitable Empire

The Empire and the inevitable fall of the Obama criminal regime

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STRATFOR Editor’s Note: This installment on the United States, presented in two parts, is the 16th in a series of STRATFOR monographs on the geopolitics of countries influential in world affairs.

Like nearly all of the peoples of North and South America, most Americans are not originally from the territory that became the United States.

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Geopolitics Of The United States Part 2: American Identity And The Threats of Tomorrow

A look back at 2011 predictions for the future in order to put events of today into perspective

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We have already discussed in the first part of this analysis how the American geography dooms whoever controls the territory to being a global power, but there are a number of other outcomes that shape what that power will be like. The first and most critical is the impact of that geography on the American mindset.

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By Robert S. Finnegan

This e-mail outlines and confirms the acts of espionage against Indonesia and Indonesians by Akiko Makino and the others involved both in Kobe University and in AI Lab at University of Airlangga, Surabaya; Bahasa Indonesia original follows English translation...

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THE 5TH ESTATE UNEQUIVOCALLY WARNS THE PUBLIC NOT TO TAKE OR GIVE THIS PROVEN DANGEROUS, INEFFECTIVE DRUG TO ANYONE

Obama criminals now resulting to biowarfare in quest to destroy Chinese and ASEAN economy; "novel virus substrain" points directly to a Kawaoka / Fouchier / Ernala-Ginting Kobe lab virus weaponized and genetically altered to specifically target and infect the Asian population: Ribavirin...

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The 5th Estate has just purchased a library on H5N1 "Novel" virus pandemics, there are dozens of PDF and Exel documents we feel will assist you in saving lives following intentional releases of the H5N1 and now MERS viruses; we will begin by printing those that appear to be extremely relevant here: H5N1 Kobe-Kawaoka-Ernala series continues soon with more "Smoking Gun" e-mails from Teridah Ernala to The 5th Estate . . .

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By Robert S. Finnegan

On October 12, 2002 the Indonesian island of Bali experienced a terrorist attack that rocked the world. It was unquestionably well-coordinated and executed, the largest in the country's history.

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