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NSA: The True Power Of One Of The Worlds Largest Intelligence Agencies

NSA: The True Power Of One Of The Worlds Largest Intelligence Agencies

  February 27, 2012, Wikileaks began publishing the Global Intelligence Files (GIFiles). These files consist of over five million emails from the “Global Intelligence” company named Stratfor, headquartered in Texas. April 22, 2011, Brian Genchur sent an email to Stratfor’s analysts detailing future expansion plans of the NSA. According to the email, the installations slated for upgrade/expansion are Buckley AFB, Fort Gordon, Fort Meade, Camp Williams, and UK RAF Menwith...

 
 

Egyptian politicians discuss Ethiopian dam sabatoge on live television

After the Ethiopian government began diverting the course of the Nile to make way for a new hydroelectric dam at the end of May, Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi called his cabinet for talks on the issue. Apparently a presidential aide had decided last minute decision to air the meeting live, but forgot to inform the meeting participants. Unaware of the world watching them live, some party leaders suggested hostile acts...

 
 

San Diego CityBeat: What we learned from the Stratfor document dump

Valuable information about the border buried in WikiLeaks / Anonymous’ ‘Global Intelligence Files’ Published on San Diego CityBeat on Wednesday, Jan 09, 2013 by Dave Maass   Barrett Brown, the sort-of spokesperson and public face of the hacktivist group Anonymous, was indicted by a federal grand jury in December in connection with the theft of several million emails snatched from a well-known and well-connected private intelligence firm. The feds alleged...

 
 

Stratfor: Algerian Secret Services’ grip on power

Demonstrations in Algiers and Oran as protesters call for government to resign. source: Al Jazeera

On 27 February 2012, WikiLeaks began publishing 5 million emails – called the Global Intelligence Files – from the American global intelligence company Stratfor, which has been providing intelligence to private companies as well as the US government. Many of the emails discuss a figure seldom talked about in the media, General Mohammed Mediene – also known as Toufik – who is nonetheless a key actor in Algerian politics. The head of the powerful Algerian secret services, Mediene is one of the most secretive public figures in Algeria: there are only two official photos …

 
 

Stratfor’s investigation into Ethiopian airlines flight 409 crash

Stratfor’s investigation into Ethiopian airlines flight 409 crash

On 25 January, 2010, 5 minutes after taking off from Beirut, Ethiopian Airlines flight 409 crashed into the Mediterranean Sea. On board were 82 passengers and 8 crew members en route to the capitol city of Ethiopia Addis Ababa; no survivors were found. Shortly afterwards, Lebanese Civil Aviations opened an investigation in to the crash. While the investigation was taking place, Lebanese President Michel Suleiman said, “sabotage is ruled out...

 
 

The Global Intelligence Files: analysis of media coverage by country

The Global Intelligence Files: analysis of media coverage by country

An analysis of mainstream media coverage of the Global Intelligence Files emails. Dagens Nyheter