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    Published on 02-10-2011 11:57 AM
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    2. Black Operations

    Originally posted on the WL Central Blog - 10 February 2011

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    HBGary Federal, provider of classified cybersecurity services to the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and other US government ...
    Published on 02-10-2011 11:44 AM
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    Originally posted on the Firedoglake Emptywheel blog - 10 February 2011

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    Published on 02-09-2011 03:55 PM
    1. Categories:
    2. America,
    3. Political Government Economic - Systems

    By Steven Gowans

    It started off promisingly enough. Over the weekend, the New York Times’ Scott Shane wondered why “the drama unfolding in Cairo” seems “so familiar” if “the United States, as so many presidents have said in so many speeches [is] the world’s pre-eminent champion of democracy.” Shane never arrived at ...
    Published on 02-06-2011 08:18 PM
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    2. Black Operations

    Wikileaks Is The "Cognitive Infiltration" Operation Demanded by Cass Sunstein
    By Webster G. Tarpley 20 January 2011

    Awareness is growing around the world that the Wikileaks-Julian Assange theater of the absurd is radically inauthentic – a psyop. Wikileaks and its impaired boss represent a classic form of limited hangout ...
    Published on 02-06-2011 04:11 PM
    1. Categories:
    2. Black Operations

    From The Scottish Review
    By Kenneth Roy - 2 February 2011

    Leading article
    For the truth to be revealed, the SNP government needs only four weeks

    During the public discussion between us in the Glasgow Concert Hall last week, Robert Black QC wondered aloud why the SNP, untainted by past association with the Megrahi case, had chosen not ...
    Published on 02-06-2011 12:42 PM
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    2. Black Operations

    Originally posted on Washingtons Blog on Tuesday, February 16, 2010

    DPF Comment: The article is 12 months old at the time of posting here, but remains useful as a reference

    Forget the claims and allegations that false flag terror - governments attacking people and then blaming others in order to create animosity towards those blamed - has been used throughout history. ...
    Published on 02-03-2011 09:36 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. Political Government Economic - Systems

    By Derek Martin
    Originally published at Global Research - 3 February 2011

    I was born in 1929. Despite the prevailing poverty of the 1930’s, followed by the horrors of the Second World War, there was a general spirit of optimism generated by the radical thinking of H. G. Wells, Bernard Shaw, and a host of left wing thinkers associated with the Labour Party. Despite the war this persisted, and led to ...
    Published on 01-26-2011 07:53 AM
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    2. 911
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    This article appears on DPF because it is a detailed well-written dig into aspects of Daniel Hopsicker's writings that seldom appear on the radar. It's publication does NOT necessarily imply DPF endorsement of the thesis presented.

    From Citizen Spook Blog
    May 2006
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    I haven't written about 911 before in this blog. So let me state what I believe has already been proved by the physical, scientific, testimonial -- repressed -- evidence: the US Government pulled off the 911 tragedy to further its own goals of reshaping the global power grid in favor of their interests. It's ...
    Published on 01-25-2011 01:12 PM

    By John Pilger
    Published in The New Statesman
    24 January 2011

    The attacks on WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange are a response to an information revolution that threatens old power orders in politics and in journalism.

    The incitement to murder trumpeted by public figures in the United States, together with attempts by the Obama administration to corrupt the law and send Assange to a hell-hole prison for the rest of his life, are the reactions of a rapacious system exposed as never before.

    In recent weeks the US Justice Department has established a secret grand jury just across the river from Washington in the eastern district of the state of Virginia.

    The object is to indict Assange under a discredited espionage Act used to arrest peace activists during the first world war, ...
    by Published on 01-25-2011 06:02 AM
    1. Categories:
    2. War,
    3. War is a Racket,
    4. Black Operations,
    5. Human Trafficking,
    6. Seminal Moments of Justice

    F – 67075 Strasbourg Cedex | e-mail: assembly@coe.int | Tel: + 33 3 88 41 2000 | Fax: +33 3 88 41 2776
    AS/Jur (2010) 46 [provisional version]
    12 December 2010
    Ajdoc46 2010
    Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights
    Inhuman treatment of people and illicit trafficking in human
    organs in Kosovo*1
    Rapporteur: Mr Dick Marty, Switzerland, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
    A. Draft resolution
    1. The Parliamentary Assembly was extremely concerned to learn of the revelations of the former
    Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), who alleged that serious
    crimes had been committed during the conflict in Kosovo, including trafficking in human organs, crimes which
    had gone unpunished hitherto and had not been the subject of any serious investigation.
    2. In addition, according to the former Prosecutor, these acts had been committed by members of the
    "Kosovo Liberation Army" (KLA) militia against Serbian nationals who had remained in Kosovo at the end of
    the armed conflict and been taken prisoner.
    3. According to the information gathered by the Assembly and to the criminal investigations now under
    way, numerous concrete and convergent indications confirm that some Serbians and some Albanian
    Kosovars were held prisoner in secret places of detention under KLA control in northern Albania and were
    subjected to inhuman and degrading treatment, before ultimately disappearing.
    4. Numerous indications seem to confirm that, during the period immediately after the end of the armed
    conflict, before international forces had really been able to take control of the region and re-establish a
    semblance of law and order, organs were removed from some prisoners at a clinic in Albanian territory, near
    Fushë-Krujë, to be taken abroad for transplantation.
    5. This criminal activity, which developed with the benefit of the chaos prevailing in the region, at the
    initiative of certain KLA militia leaders linked to organised crime, has continued, albeit in other forms, until
    today, as demonstrated by an investigation being carried out by the European Union Rule of Law Mission in
    Kosovo (EULEX) relating to the Medicus clinic in Pristina.
    6. Although some concrete evidence of such trafficking already existed at the beginning of the decade,
    the international authorities in charge of the region did not consider it necessary to conduct a detailed
    examination of these circumstances, or did so incompletely and superficially.
    * All reference to Kosovo, whether to the territory, institutions or population, in this text shall be understood in
    full compliance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 1244 and without prejudice to the status of
    1 Draft resolution adopted unanimously by the Committee in Paris on 16 December 2010.
    AS/Jur (2010) 46
    7. Particularly during the first years of their presence in Kosovo, the international organisations
    responsible for security and the rule of law (KFOR and UNMIK) had to cope with major structural problems
    and serious shortages of staff with the skills to take on the tasks they were entrusted with, all this being
    aggravated by rapid and constant staff rotation.
    8. The ICTY, which had started to conduct an initial examination on the spot to establish the existence of
    traces of possible organ trafficking, dropped the investigation. The elements of proof taken in Rripe, in
    Albania, have been destroyed and cannot therefore be used for more detailed analyses. No subsequent
    investigation has been carried out into a case nevertheless considered sufficiently serious by the former
    ICTY Prosecutor for her to see the need to bring it to public attention through her book.
    9. During the decisive phase of the armed conflict, NATO took action in the form of air strikes, while land
    operations were conducted by the KLA, de facto allies of the international forces. Following the departure of
    the Serbian authorities, the international bodies responsible for security in Kosovo very much relied on the
    political forces in power in Kosovo, most of them former KLA leaders.
    10. The international organisations in place in Kosovo favoured a pragmatic political approach, taking the
    view that they needed to promote short-term stability at any price, thereby sacrificing some important
    principles of justice. For a long time little was done to follow-up evidence implicating KLA members in crimes
    against the Serbian population and against certain Albanian Kosovars. Immediately after the conflict ended,
    in effect, when the KLA had virtually exclusive control on the ground, many scores were settled between
    different factions and against those considered, without any kind of trial, to be traitors because they were
    suspected of having collaborated with the Serbian authorities previously in place.
    11. EULEX, which took over certain functions in the justice sector previously fulfilled by UN structures
    (UNMIK) at the end of 2008, inherited a difficult and sensitive situation, particularly in the sphere of
    combating serious crime: incomplete records, lost documents, uncollected witness testimony. Consequently,
    a large number of crimes may well continue to go unpunished. Little or no detailed investigation has been
    carried out into organised crime and its connections with representatives of political institutions, or in respect
    of war crimes committed against Serbians and Albanian Kosovars regarded as collaborators or as rivals of
    the dominant factions. This last-named subject is still truly taboo in Kosovo today, although everybody talks
    about it in private, very cautiously. EULEX seems very recently to have made some progress in this field,
    and it is very much to be hoped that political considerations will not impede this commitment.
    12. The team of international prosecutors and investigators within EULEX which is responsible for
    investigating allegations of inhuman treatment, including those relating to possible organ trafficking, has
    made progress, particularly in respect of proving the existence of secret KLA places of detention in northern
    Albania where inhuman treatment and even murders are said to have been committed. The investigation
    does not, however, benefit from the desirable co-operation from the Albanian authorities.
    13. The appalling crimes committed by Serbian forces, which stirred up very strong feelings worldwide,
    gave rise to a mood reflected as well in the attitude of certain international agencies, according to which it
    was invariably one side that were regarded as the perpetrators of crimes and the other side as the victims,
    thus necessarily innocent. The reality is less clear-cut and more complex.
    14. The Parliamentary Assembly strongly reaffirms the need for an absolutely uncompromising fight
    against impunity for the perpetrators of serious human rights violations, and wishes to point out that the fact
    that these were committed in the context of a violent conflict could never justify a decision to refrain from
    prosecuting anyone who has committed such acts (see Resolution 1675 (2009)).
    15. There cannot and must not be one justice for the winners and another for the losers. Whenever a
    conflict has occurred, all criminals must be prosecuted and held responsible for their illegal acts, whichever
    side they belonged to and irrespective of the political role they took on.
    16. The question which, from the humanitarian viewpoint, remains the most acute and sensitive is that of
    missing persons. Of more than 6,000 disappearances on which the International Committee of the Red
    Cross (ICRC) has opened files, approximately 1,400 individuals have been found alive ...

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