U.S. citizens among targets likely on final 'high value' terror suspect list 06 Feb 2010
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U.S. citizens among targets likely on final 'high value' terror suspect list --100 preexisting Joint Terrorism Task Forces set up by the FBI will take the lead in national security incidents within the United States. 06 Feb 2010 Interagency interrogation teams have started to question key terrorism suspects under a classified charter approved last week. The High-Value Detainee Interrogation Group was not formally authorized until Jan. 28, under a previously unreported 14-page memo signed by the president's national security adviser, Gen. James L. Jones. Authorities, with help from the National Counterterrorism Center, are developing a list of terrorism suspects who represent critical intelligence targets. Each suspect will be assigned to an FBI-led interagency mobile interrogation team that will be ready in the event of a capture, several officials said. U.S. citizens are among the targets likely to appear on the final list, a senior counterterrorism expert said. The memo signed by Jones makes clear that more than 100 preexisting Joint Terrorism Task Forces set up by the FBI will take the lead in national security incidents within the United States. But intelligence analysts and interrogators who participate in the mobile teams can help with potentially deadly but previously unidentified suspects. FBI agents are allowed to interrogate people in the United States without informing them of their constitutional rights to remain silent and to secure an attorney if the agents want to gather intelligence and 'protect public safety.'
US intelligence chief claims right to assassinate Americans overseas By Joe Kishore 05 Feb 2010 US Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair said on Wednesday that government agencies have a policy of assassinating Americans overseas as required by the "war on terror." In testimony before the House intelligence committee, Blair said the assassinations would be justified if US citizens were "taking action that threatens Americans." This is an extremely broad category, giving the US intelligence apparatus general authority to engage in what amount to extra-judicial executions.
'The Obama Administration is morphing into the Bush Administration.' --GW Law Prof. Jonathan Turley, commenting on this nugget: Intelligence chief acknowledges U.S. may kill Americans involved in terrorism 04 Feb 2010 Director of National Intelligence Dennis C. Blair acknowledged Wednesday that government agencies may kill U.S. citizens abroad who are involved in terrorist activities if they are "taking action that threatens Americans." ['Morphing?' Has morphed. Obomba *has* morphed into Bush.]
FBI wants records kept of Web sites visited By Declan McCullagh 05 Feb 2010 The FBI is pressing Internet service providers to record which Web sites customers visit and retain those logs for two years... FBI Director Robert Mueller supports storing Internet users' "origin and destination information," a bureau attorney said at a federal task force meeting on Thursday... The FBI is not alone in renewing its push for data retention. As CNET reported earlier this week, a survey of state computer crime investigators found them to be nearly unanimous in supporting the idea.
US military vows indefinite stay in Haiti 06 Feb 2010 Amid allegations that the US is using Haiti's earthquake to occupy the country [don't forget the child trafficking] , Washington says its military forces would stay in the Caribbean nation as long as needed. "We are in Haiti as long as we are needed," US Army Colonel Gregory Kane, the director of US Joint Task Force Haiti operations, said on Saturday. This is while Haitian Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive had earlier announced that it would take about 10 years to reconstruct destroy the country devastated by the quake. [See: US as 'Facehugger' By Lori Price I've come to the conclusion that the US government most resembles the 'facehugger,' a stage in the life cycle of an alien, the 'primary antagonist' of the film series 'Alien.' 19 Jan 2010.]
U.S. Says 200 Troops on the Ground in Pakistan By Noah Shachtman 05 Feb 2010 The U.S. military has 200 troops on the ground in Pakistan. That’s about the double the previously-disclosed number of forces there. It’s a whole lot more than the "no American troops in Pakistan" promised by special envoy Richard Holbrooke. And let’s not even get into the number of U.S. intelligence operatives and security contractors mercenaries on Pakistani soil. The troop levels are one of a number of details that have emerged about the once-secret U.S. war in Pakistan since three American troops were killed yesterday by an improvised bomb. [Yes, but when the Pentagon's 'X to the power of 10' algebraic lie factor is integrated, that means about 2,000 troops are on the ground in Pakistan. --LRP]
Soldiers, not Blackwater personnel killed in Dir: US 05 Feb 2010 The three Americans killed by an improvised explosive device in Dir were US military trainers and not contractors mercenaries working for Xe Services, the firm formerly known as Blackwater, says Richard Holbrooke. The US special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan told reporters that two more American military personnel were injured in the roadside blast on Wednesday and were evacuated to Islamabad.
Afghan police kill seven boys collecting firewood 06 Feb 2010 Seven Afghan boys were shot dead today by police who mistook them for insurgents, a provincial police official said. The boys were collecting firewood when police opened fire on them in the border town of Spin Boldak, southern Kandahar province, Abdul Raziq, police commander for the town, said.
Helmand province the scene of another bomb 05 Feb 2010 People attending a dog fight in southern Afghanistan have been killing and wounded in a bomb blast. The remote controlled bomb, placed on a motorcycle which was parked near a dog-fighting pit in Lashkar Gah, killed up to 20 people.
Report says 8 Americans died defending worthless Afghan outpost 06 Feb 2010 A U.S. military investigation into a battle last October in eastern Afghanistan that cost eight American soldiers their lives has concluded that the small outpost was worthless, the troops there didn't understand their mission, and intelligence and air support were tied up elsewhere in the province. According to an unclassified executive summary of the report that was released to McClatchy Newspapers and other news organizations Friday, "There were inadequate measures taken by the chain of command, resulting in an attractive target for enemy fighters."
Karbala blast leaves 42 killed, hundreds wounded 05 Feb 2010 At least 42 people have been killed and 150 others wounded after a bomb went off in the Iraqi holy city of Karbala amid tight security for a huge religious procession. Initial reports said explosion took place after a bomb planted in a civilian car went off in al-Shibanat area, four kilometers east of Karbala on Friday, also leaving three Iraqi army vehicles destroyed.
'Dubai will issue arrest warrant for Netanyahu' 05 Feb 2010 Dubai has said it will issue an arrest warrant for the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu if Mossad is proved to be behind the killing of a Hamas leader in the sheikhdom. The Israeli premier would have been the first one to have signed the order to kill, Dubai's police chief Dahi Khalfan said on Thursday. According to the police chief, the method used in the assassination is one used by Mossad.
PA calls for ICC probe into Israeli war crimes 06 Feb 2010 The Palestinian Authority says it has sent a memorandum to The Hague-based International Criminal Court (ICC) in a bid to seek justice for "all Israeli crimes" in the occupied Palestinian lands. On Friday, Palestinian UN observer Riyad Mansour called on the court to adjudicate on war crimes committed against Palestinians during Israel's December 2008-January 2009 war on the Gaza Strip.
Israel Reportedly Training Kurdish Forces 05 Feb 2010 According to recent media reports, Israeli military and intelligence agents are currently operating in Iraqi Kurdistan. Their primary role, according to reports, is to train elite Kurdish commandos in guerrilla warfare and anti-terror tactics. Kurdish commandos have also reportedly accompanied Israeli operatives across the Iraq-Iran border in recent years to install sensory devices meant to monitor suspected Iranian nuclear facilities.
BAE admits guilt over corrupt arms deals --Arms firm pays out £300m after long-running Guardian investigation 06 Feb 2010 The arms giant BAE yesterday agreed to pay out almost £300m in penalties, as it finally admitted guilt over its worldwide conduct, in the face of long-running corruption investigations. For 20 years, the firm refused to accept any wrongdoing, despite mounting evidence of alleged bribes and kickbacks, much of it uncovered by the Guardian. But BAE yesterday said it would plead guilty to charges of false accounting and making misleading statements, in simultaneous settlement deals with the Serious Fraud Office in the UK and the department of justice in Washington.
Intel Chief: U.S. at Risk of Crippling Cyber Attack 04 Feb 2010 The United States is at risk of a crippling cyber attack that could "wreak havoc" on the country because the "technological balance" makes it much easier to launch a cyber strike than defend against it, Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair said Wednesday. Blair, speaking to the House Intelligence Committee, said U.S. tools are not yet up to the task to fully protect against such an attack. [Translation: US sociopaths want to shut down the Internet for the next false flag.]
Airport Body Scanning Raises Radiation Exposure, Committee Says 05 Feb 2010 Air passengers should be made aware of the health risks of airport body screenings and governments must explain any decision to expose the public to higher levels of cancer-causing radiation, an inter-agency report said. Pregnant women and children People should not be subject to scanning, even though the radiation dose from body scanners is "extremely small," [?!?] said the Inter-Agency Committee on Radiation Safety report, which is restricted to the agencies concerned and not meant for public circulation.
Judge: Pratt can't move jobs out of US --Judge sides with union, says jet engine maker in US can't move out 1,000 jobs out 06 Feb 2010 A federal U.S. judge ordered jet engine maker Pratt & Whitney to halt its plans to move 1,000 jobs out of Connecticut and to Japan, Singapore and the state of Georgia. U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall in Bridgeport issued a permanent injunction, stopping the company's plans to shift the jobs. The judge strongly criticized the subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., saying it evaded the spirit of its union contract requiring it to make every effort to keep the jobs in the state.
CLG: Aetna Announces CT Layoffs on Free Health Care Clinic Day In Hartford By Lori Price, www.legitgov.org 04 Feb 2010 National Association of Free Clinics --A free health care clinic will be held in Hartford, Connecticut, on Wednesday, February 3. Guess what Aetna -- a member of the 'insurance cartel' based in the same city -- announces on the same day? 'Aetna Lays Off 100 in Connecticut.'
Goldman CEO gets $9 mln restricted stock award [What the F*CK is a 'restricted stock award?' It's a *bonus,* but the douchebags don't want to call it that!] 05 Feb 2010 Goldman Sachs Group awarded Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein $9 million in restricted stock units, according to a regulatory filing by the investment bank late Friday. Blankfein got 58,381 restricted stock units... The stock can't be sold until January 2015, Goldman added in the filing. At current prices, the award is worth just over $9 million.
Tancredo: Obama Elected Because 'We Do Not Have A Civics, Literacy Test' 05 Feb 2010 Organizers of the National Tea Party Convention, who have been at pains to present their confab as a gathering of patriotic and mainstream Americans, may not have been pleased by the speech given by their opening-night speaker. Former congressman Tom Tancredo declared that President Obama was elected because "we do not have a civics, literacy test before people can vote in this country." Literacy and civics test, of course, were notoriously used during the Jim Crow era to keep blacks from voting. [Well, if a literacy test is brought back, Sarah Palin would be disqualified from voting along w. 3/4 of the Fox Noose staff.]
Tea Party Fireworks: Speaker Rips McCain, Obama, 'Cult of Multiculturalism' --Ex-Rep. Tom Tancredo Suggests 'Civics, Literacy Test' Would Have Foiled Obama's Election; High-Priced National 'Tea Party' Convention Stirs Debate Among Factions 04 Feb 2010 The opening-night speaker at first ever National Tea Party Convention ripped into President Obama, Sen. John McCain and "the cult of multiculturalism," asserting that Obama was elected because "we do not have a civics, literacy test before people can vote in this country." The speaker, former Rep. Tom Tancredo, R-KKK-Colo., told about 600 delegates in a Nashville, Tenn., ballroom that in the 2008 election, America "put a committed socialist ideologue in the White House ... Barack Hussein Obama."
E-mails detail Todd Palin's role in Alaska decision-making 06 Feb 2010 During the 2 1/2 years that his wife, Sarah, was governor of Alaska and then a vice presidential candidate, Todd Palin inserted himself into a host of state decisions, including judicial nominations and gas pipeline bids, according to e-mails released Friday. Before Sarah Palin resigned her office in July, the "First Dude," as Todd Palin became known, weighed in on appointments to state boards, labor disputes and the use of government aircraft, according to the documents, which were obtained by MSNBC.com under Alaska's public records law.
Records show that cabins on Sarah Palin's Alaska properties weren't noted in tax assessments 04 Feb 2010 Records show that Sarah Palin hasn't paid any property taxes on cabins that have been built on two backcountry plots partially owned by the former Alaska governor. There are no tax assessments for the two-story, house-sized cabins, a workshop and a sauna spotted Thursday in an aerial survey.
Postal Service Suspended in Mid-Atlantic Areas Hit With Storm 06 Feb 2010 Postal delivery was suspended Saturday for Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., Southern Maryland, and Suburban Maryland, MyFoxDC.com reported. Patrick Murphy, spokesperson for the Postal Service for Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C., made the announcement early Saturday morning as a blizzard continued to batter the Mid-Atlantic region.
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Previous lead stories: Expect al Qaeda attack soon: CIA [Ok, thanks for letting us know. Hey, Panetta: Can you schedule the attack in the late morning, so that I can update the CLG site in a timely fashion? I'm kind of a night owl. Thanks.] 04 Feb 2010 Al Qaeda [al-CIAduh] can be expected to attempt an attack on the United States in the next three to six months, senior intelligence officials told Congress yesterday. CIA Director Leon Panetta said the terror organisation was deploying operatives to the US to carry out new attacks from inside the country, including "clean" recruits with a negligible trail of terrorist contacts. Al Qaeda was also inspiring homegrown extremists [!] to trigger violence on their own, he said.
Intelligence chief acknowledges U.S. may kill Americans involved in terrorism 04 Feb 2010 Director of National Intelligence Dennis C. Blair acknowledged Wednesday that government agencies may kill U.S. citizens abroad who are involved in terrorist activities if they are "taking action that threatens Americans." Blair told members of the House intelligence committee that he was speaking publicly about the issue to reassure Americans that intelligence agencies and the Department of Defense "follow a set of defined policy and legal procedures that are very carefully observed" in the use of lethal force against U.S. citizens.
Soldiers 'could fight terrorism on Britain's streets' 04 Feb 2010 The UK's armed forces could be used on the streets of the Britain to confront the threat of terrorism, under the terms of a strategic defence review (SDR) announced yesterday. Two of the six "key questions" to be considered by the SDR will focus on domestic threats which "cannot be separated from international security", according to a Green Paper setting out the grounds for a full scale review to start after the General Election.
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