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Thursday, February 16, 2017

CIA Deputy Director Asked To Testify In Torture Trial

The CIA has been out of control for decades: Hayden and Brennan need to be subpoenaed, put on the hot seat and FORCED to divulge crimes of the rogue agency under the Bush and Obama criminal regimes    
RT
02/15/2017

The official appointed by President Donald Trump to be the deputy director of the CIA may be compelled to testify in a case against two contractors who helped design the interrogation techniques widely denounced as torture.


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Gina Haspel, who was appointed to the post in early February, was named in the court filing on Tuesday that requested Judge Justin Quackenbush compel her deposition in a lawsuit. 

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is suing Bruce Jessen and James Mitchell, two psychologists who developed the so-called “enhanced interrogation techniques” such as waterboarding.

Attorneys for Jessen and Mitchell filed the motion after the Trump administration informed them it would “not authorize” the deposition, according to the Guardian


They say the deposition would help show that their clients’ actions or inactions were “within the scope of legally and validly conferred authority.”


“Ms. Haspel was centrally involved in the events alleged in plaintiffs Sulaiman Abdulla Salim, Mohamed Ahmed Ben Soud, and Obaid Ullah, on behalf of Gul Rahman’s… suit against Defendants for actions they purportedly took while contractors for the CIA,” wrote Brian Paszamant, one of the attorneys for the former contractors. Rahman died in November 2002 at a CIA-run prison in Afghanistan known as “the Salt Pit.” The facility was one of the “black sites,” secret detention centers operated by US intelligence in a number of countries across the world.


Haspel, a decorated CIA veteran with over 30 years of covert service, is rumored to have run a black site in Thailand at some point, where Al-Qaeda militant Abu Zubaydah was waterboarded 83 times. 

Acting as a deputy to former Counterterrorism Center chief Jose Rodriguez, Haspel reportedly wrote the notice ordering the videotapes of Abu Zubaydah's interrogation destroyed in 2005, according to NPR.


CIA murderers used U.S. military personnel to "soften up" prisoners for interrogation

The ACLU filed a lawsuit on behalf of Rahman and the three surviving detainees in 2015, after the Obama administration declined to press criminal charges against the two psychologists for designing the interrogation techniques.


CIA scum must be held responsible and 
accountable for illegal torture under Bush,
Obama criminal administrations
Quackenbush has already granted the defense lawyers’ request for testimony from Rodriguez and former CIA attorney John Rizzo. 

Their depositions are scheduled for March. 

Trump’s appointment of Haspel was criticised by Senators Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) and Martin Heinrich (D-New Mexico), both members of the Intelligence Committee, who wrote that “her background makes her unsuitable for the position.”

Former CIA Director Michael Morell, who openly endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, has called Haspel “simply exceptional” and “widely respected.”



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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-free fall after the 9/11 attacks 15 years ago.

Many researchers are focusing especially on the little-known collapse of World Trade Center (WTC) Building 7, portrayed in this 10:08 minute video.

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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

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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CIA Al Jazeera Dutch Spy Step Vaessen Compiles Yet Another Indonesian Hit Piece To Destabilize Indonesian Economy, Government



Following ejection from the Middle East countries of Iraq, Syria, Egypt and other nations, the CIA/Obama owned and operated Al Jazeera now turns it's sights on Indonesia, utilizing it's CIA cutout Step Vaessen as a proxy "journalist" to foment sectarian violence and the disruption of the Indonesian economy.

Vaessen has a long history with Western and Australian intelligence agencies and has been financed and...

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