zondag 4 februari 2007

The war on ???
The Albanian government has seized the assets of a wealthy Saudi that, for several years, reportedly maintained simultaneous connections to both al-Qaeda and the U.S. government while serving the interests of the CIA. (...) Despite his alleged affiliations to terrorism, al-Qadi has maintained concurrent contacts within influential Washington circles. In fact, prior to being publicly connected to money laundering and terrorist financing, al-Qadi regularly spoke of his relationship with Vice President Dick Cheney. Al-Qadi, who has been identified as one of Osama bin Laden’s “chief money launderers,” owned a prominent U.S. technology firm and alleged CIA front known as Ptech. He also escorted U.S. officials around during their visits to Saudi Arabia.
The American Monitor, 16 januari 2007.*

Iran 2008
U.S. policy must be clear and unequivocal: We cannot, we should not, we must not permit Iran to build or acquire nuclear weapons. In dealing with this threat ... no option can be taken off the table.
Hillary Clinton, afgelopen vrijdag tijdens een diner van de American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC). Zie ook deze timeline.*

And on and on and on
A newly declassified document gives a fascinating glimpse into the US military's plans for "information operations" - from psychological operations, to attacks on hostile computer networks. (...) Officials in the Pentagon wrote it in 2003. The Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, signed it.
BBC News, 27 januari 2007. *

* Bovenstaande quotes en linkjes met dank aan Fringe Intelligence (No 116)