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Tuesday, December 09, 2014

EXPAT ADVISORY : CIA Enhanced Interrogation Techniques Report May Fuel Attacks Against U.S.

Timing of release no accident; American military, expats now at further risk    

By Howard Koplowitz
12/08/2014

The impending declassification of a Senate report that slams “enhanced interrogation techniques” conducted by the CIA under President George W. Bush as torture has American embassies bracing for possible attacks from Islamic militants. 


The possible repercussions of the torture report have prompted some Republicans to ask the Senate Intelligence Committee not to release it, while the White House has asked that certain portions of the document be redacted.

The report by the Senate Intelligence Committee is expected to be released sometime this week since the committee’s chairwoman, U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., won’t be heading the panel in January when the new Congress convenes and Republicans take over.




The torture report is the culmination of five years’ worth of investigation by the committee, and is a review of policies such as waterboarding, sleep deprivation and other methods of extracting information from terrorists after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. President Barack Obama banned the controversial practices under his administration.


A few of the Bush war criminals still at large

Calling waterboarding and other “enhanced interrogation techniques” torture, and going into detail about how the methods were used, may provoke terrorist groups to strike U.S. targets, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Mich., told Fox News. "I think this is a terrible idea," Rogers said of publicizing the torture report. "Foreign leaders have approached the government and said, 'You do this, this will cause violence and deaths.' Our own intelligence community has assessed that this will cause violence and deaths."


Petraeus responsible for Abu Ghraib abominations
The State Department has put embassies on alert, but for security reasons would not say what measures are being taken, Reuters reported.

The Obama administration is advocating for the release of a 500-page executive summary of the 6,000-page report, but wants pseudonyms of CIA agents mentioned in the report to be blacked out, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.



Feinstein said it’s important that the fake names remain in the report, saying in a statement that “the redactions eliminate or obscure key facts that support (the committee's) report's findings and conclusions."


Powell's infamous Iraq "WMD" speech at the UN laid the groundwork for Abu Ghraib torture

She said the techniques damaged “societal and constitutional values that we are very proud of,” according to the Los Angeles Times. “Anybody who reads this is going to never let this happen again.” The report has already been published, but it’s classified.

Bush is supporting the conduct of the CIA operatives, with a former administration official telling the New York Times “we’re going to want to stand behind these guys," even though the report is expected to say the CIA misled Bush about the tactics.


CIA murderers must now be prosecuted, CIA disbanded
once and for all
The idea that the techniques are torture has support from both parties. 

In August, Obama casually confessed that “we tortured some folks”shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. 

When he was running for Senate in 2010, then-candidate Rand Paul condemned the techniques as “torture” in a 2009 interview.



“I’m opposed to torture and I think our country should have a higher ideal than that and I would oppose it,” he told radio host Scott Horton. “I think torture is always wrong and shouldn’t be performed.” 

The United Nations has defined torture as "any act by which severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, is intentionally inflicted on a person." The International Committee of the Red Cross officiallydeclared waterboarding torture earlier this year.



Bush war criminal prosecutions must begin immediately
"The definition of torture is any technique that causes severe pain or suffering, whether physical or mental, inflicted for a purpose, such as obtaining information or a confession, exerting pressure, intimidation or humiliation," Anna Nelson, the International Red Cross spokeswoman in Washington, said at the time. 


"Waterboarding fits into this category and therefore qualifies as torture" under U.S. and international law, she added.




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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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UPDATED 01/07/2015 : New Analysis Challenges Tamiflu Efficacy; Hong Kong Corona Virus Outbreak

UPDATED 01/07/2015 : FOX NEWS CORPORATE PHARMA SHILL MEGAN KELLY AND FOX NEWS QUACK DOCTOR NOW PUSHING TAMIFLU FOR PREGNANT WOMEN AND CHILDREN;

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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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