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Leaks: CIA helped Israel assassinate Hezbollah’s Imad Mughniyah

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 5:30pm 1/31/2015 at 5:30pm

Leaks of classified and politically-charged intelligence information often are purposeful.

So what to make of simultaneous leaks to The Washington Post and Newsweek Magazine that the CIA helped Israel assassinate Hezbollah master terrorist Imad Mughniyah, responsible for killing more Americans in terror attacks than anyone else prior to 9/11, and continued to...

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Former CIA Official: Democrats Knew About Enhanced Interrogation Techniques

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 6:00pm 12/14/2014 at 6:00pm

Democrats are trying to make political hay out of the recently released and highly partisan “torture report” even though they were briefed on enhanced interrogation techniques as far back as 2002.

Former CIA official Jose Rodriguez, who oversaw counterterrorism from 2002 to 2004, appeared on Fox News Sunday today. When asked directly...

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Dick Cheney – New Report on CIA Deeply Flawed

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 7:00am 12/11/2014 at 7:00am

Senator Mitch McConnell has characterized the new CIA report on “torture” as a last ditch effort by outgoing Democrats to stick their thumb in the eye of the George W. Bush administration and of course, he’s right.

Where were all these Democrats when Obama was pulverizing suspected terrorists into dust with drones...

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Another one bites the dust: Senate (D-isaster) Edition

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 3:00pm 12/10/2014 at 3:00pm

Senator Mark Udall (D-CO) may have lost his Senate seat to underdog candidate Cory Gardner in this November’s elections, but he hasn’t let that stop him from making some explosive statements on the Senate floor about the recently-released “torture report” detailing interrogation techniques used during the George W. Bush Administration.

Today,...

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CIA admits to searching Senate computers

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 8:05pm 7/31/2014 at 8:05pm

In extraordinary backtracking today, Central Intelligence Agency chief John Brennan apologized to Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) because some CIA officers improperly accessed computers used by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.

A declassified CIA inspector general’s report released to the Senators on Thursday revealed that agency officers...

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If you don’t ReTweet this, the CIA will drop a drone on your head

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 6, 2014 at 4:15pm 6/6/2014 at 4:15pm
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Personally, I’m partial to Rush Limbaugh’s first tweet:

But this one by the CIA is pretty good, too:

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Remembering Johnny Micheal Spann

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 25, 2013 at 7:00am 11/25/2013 at 7:00am

The first American killed in the Afghan war, during a prisoner uprising in northern Afghanistan.  On November 25, 2001.

We have written of Mike Spann several times before, Remembering Johnny “Mike” Spann:

The story of this small band of men has been told, but not told enough.

Spann was killed during the Battle of Qala-i-Jangi when Taliban...

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Remembering Mike Spann

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 25, 2011 at 9:20am 11/25/2011 at 9:20am

The first American killed in the Afghan war, on November 25, 2001.  I’ve told his story before, but it is worth remembering every year.

This interesting video by The Daily Caller recalls the group of special forces similar to Spann, who worked with Afhan warlord Abdul Rahdis Dostum to route the Taliban in...

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Remembering Johnny “Mike” Spann

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 7:00am 5/3/2011 at 7:00am

Hearing the news of Osama bin Laden’s death brought forward many emotions and memories.

One of those memories for me was the story of Johnny “Mike” Spann, from Winfield, Alabama, the first American killed in the Afghanistan war, on November 25, 2001.

Spann was a CIA operative, one of a small number of...

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