“Intelligence, Secrecy & Power”, N. 642, 28 July 2014, Contents

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FRONT PAGE – HAMAS ROCKETS, ISRAELI MASSACRE, PRO-RUSSIANS DOWN PLANS & CIA IN GERMANY

Intelligence, Secrecy & Power, N. 642, 28 July 2014

WORLD MEDIA – FROM 27 JUNE 2014 TO 25 JULY 2014 REPORTS & SYNTHESIS

This issue of “Intelligence, Secrecy & Power” (ISP), number 642, covers from 27 June to 25 July 2014 and includes 44 pages of data in 491 entries or 24,005 words, and 59* noteworthy entries marked *. This ISP format provides information by topic and then by chronological listing of the media reports. In this issue, as with preceding issues, Israel/Palestine, but neither Syria nor Iraq appear as a separate topic, independent of the general Middle East topic, as distinct from certain past issues, and the topic US Extremists (Naz) has reappeared. As such these different topics are not strictly comparable with the preceding issues of ISP where these topics may be separate. The numbers for this issue’s specific topics over four weeks, as compared to the previous issue’s two-week period, are: ISRAEL/PALESTINE (Isr, 86X, 16*, previously 20X) Hamas Rockets & Israeli Massacre of Civilians; EASTERN EUROPE (East, 53X, 5*, previously 18X) Rebels Shoot Down Planes & Kiev Continues Attack; MIDDLE EAST (Mide, 50X, 3*, previously 57X) Iraq Civil War & Iran Nuclear Talks; AFRICA (Afr, 42X, 0*, 23X) Boko Haram in Nigeria, Attacks in Uganda, Kenya & Somalia; US INTERNAL SECURITY ( FBI, 40X, 8*, 9X) Police Brutality, 2-Hour Execution, Trouble with Kids; WESTERN EUROPE (West, 39X, 1*, 20X) Cameron Looses & Sarkozy’s Failing Comeback; US DOMESTIC POLITICS (Pol, 37X, 8*, 21X) Cheney Comeback, Supreme Court & Sex, Conservative Crazies; US NSA SCANDAL (Spy, 32X, 3*, 14X) Snowden’s Asylum, Sweden Still Demands Assange, US Blacklist Guide; ASIA (Asia, 32X, 1*, 14X) Japan’s Military, Rape in India, Chinese Graft; PAKISTAN/AFGHANISTAN (Paf, 28X, 1*, 21X) Major Taliban Assault & Pakistani Ground Offensive; ENVIRONMENT (Env, 14X, 1*, 5X) Monsanto & Kidney Disease, India Malnutrition & Sanitation; US FOREIGN INTEL (CIA, 12X, 6*, 3X) Spy Crisis in Germany; ECONOMICS (Eco, 12X, 2*, 5X) Epidemic Fraud, Inequality & Detroit Shuts Off Water; US EXTERMISTS (Naz, 9X, 3*, not in previous issue) Open Season on Abortion Clinics & Guns Everwhere; LATIN AMERICA (Amer, 9X, 0*, 4X) Children at US Border, Putin’s Visit; GLOBAL TOPICS & TECHNOLOGY (Tech, 6X, 1*, 7X); US DEPT OF DEFENSE (DOD, 4X, 0*, 2X).

This issue’s 59 significant entries are:

ISRAEL/PALESTINE (Isr, 86X, 16*) Hamas Rockets & Israeli Massacre of Civilians
Isr* 0630 NYT/ After West Bank Kidnapping, 2 Mothers Embody a Divide [the NYT trying to be “even-handed”]
Isr* 0701 Daily Beast/ Israel Responds Militarily to Dead Teens [“military solutions only” are still Israel’s only policy]
Isr* 0701 Haaretz/ Ya’alon proposes new settlement in memory of murdered teens [more of the same, and the problem gets worse]
Isr* 0703 NYT/ Arab Boy’s Death Escalates Clash Over Abductions [Israel now has death squads just like authoritarian Third World countries]
Isr* 0705 Daily Beast/ American Teen Beaten by Israeli Police [will the US Embassy strenuously protest]
Isr* 0706 James M. Dorsey/ Israeli investigation into murder of Palestinian focuses on Jerusalem soccer fan group – Suspects in the murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir [a detailed look at an Israel death squad]
Isr* 0706 NYT/ Autopsy Suggests Palestinian Teenager Was Burned to Death After Abduction [Israel descends into death squads and barberry]
Isr* 0707 Bloomberg/ Liberman to End Alliance With Israel’s Likud Over Rockets [and why doesn’t Liberman demand another Israeli invasion of Lebanon]
Isr* 0708 LAT/ More than 100 rockets hit Israel as its forces strike back at Gaza (CBC/ Israeli offensive against Hamas in Gaza kills 10, Palestinians say) [who besides right-wing Israeli think that another military campaign will solve the problem instead of making it worse]
Isr* 0709 NYT/ Israel Warns Gaza Targets by Phone and Leaflet [“Dear resident, your home is about to be destroyed”]
Isr* 0711 Just Foreign Policy/ Thousands Gather for NYC Protest for Palestine [will NYC Jews join in]
Isr* 0711 NYT/ Killing of Palestinian Youth Puts an Israeli Focus on Extremism [successive Israeli government have been right-wing to the point of being anti-Arab racists so all Israelis have learned from that]
Isr* 0715 ProPublica/ US Taxpayers Are Subsidizing Defense [by controversial Honenu] of Alleged Killers of Palestinian Teen
Isr* 0723 NYT/ Hamas Gambled on War as Its Woes Grew in Gaza [having entered a joint Palestinian government with Fatah, other less pro-Israel analyst than the NYT would say Hamas was doing well and causing political trouble for Israel and it’s only ally, the US]
Isr* 0724 Firstpost/ India’s pro-Gaza UNHRC vote leaves foreign policy hawks howling in protest [Israel looses one of its last allies]
Isr* 0724 Fox/ Hamas resists Kerry’s attempts at Gaza cease-fire deal [the US is in a very poor position to broker a deal since it is the only nation in the world not criricizing the Israeli invasion of Gaza]

US INTERNAL SECURITY ( FBI, 40X, 8*) Police Brutality, 2-Hour Execution, Trouble with Kids
FBI* 0627 Buzz Flash/ Police SWAT Teams in Massachusetts Claim They are Nonprofit Organizations and Unaccountable
FBI* 0628 NYT/Border Patrol Scrutiny Stirs Anger in Arizona Town [but Arizona voters voted in the anti-immigrant laws thus being enforced]
FBI* 0628 NYT/Here Comes the Judge, in Cuffs – Three judges in Broward County, Fla., have been arrested recently on driving under the influence charges, leading lawyers to wonder – strange coincidence or sign of a larger problem [some people just think they are above the law]
FBI* 0702 Science Daily/ Nearly 80 percent of US deaths in first three decades of life are due to unintentional injury or violence
FBI* 0703 Miami Herald/ FBI records – Chilling find in Bradenton dumpster [about 11 September 2001]
FBI* 0721 Gua/ Report – Government Agents “Directly Involved” in Most High-Profile US Terror Plots – Human Rights Watch documents ‘sting’ operations – Report raises questions about post-9/11 civil rights
FBI* 0724 7sur7/ The terrorist watch list based on mere suspicion
FBI* 0724 Fox/ Arizona murderer [Joseph Rudolph Wood] gasps for more than 1 1/2 hours in death chamber before dying [very good argument against the death penalty]

US DOMESTIC POLITICS (Pol, 37X, 8*) Cheney Comeback, Supreme Court & Sex, Conservative Crazies
Pol* 0628 NYT/Reporter’s Case Poses Dilemma for Justice Dept – The administration confronts a hard choice
Pol* 0629 NYT/In Military Care, a Pattern of Errors but Not Scrutiny [“scrutiny” is “big government” and costs money, so forget it]
Pol* 0701 NYT/ Supreme Court Rejects Contraceptives Mandate for Some Corporations [now, will all corporations discover that they have religion also and should not pay]
Pol* 0702 Truthout/ Cheney’s Campaign for Iraq War 3 – Shaping the Narrative [which means replacing the evil Commies with Muslim jihadists]
Pol* 0703 Progress Report/ Clergy Protest Supreme Court By Handing Out Condoms At Hobby Lobby [instead of preaching and going to court, a bit of practical application is a good solution]
Pol* 0711 NYT/ A Provocateur’s Book on Hillary Clinton Overtakes Her Memoir in Sales [does “barely sourced” mean automatically a “best seller”]
Pol* 0719 Other Words/ The End of Pot Prohibition as We Know It [State by State depenalization]
Pol* 0720 NYT/ Pathogen Mishaps Rise as Regulators Stay Clear [if you don’t like Big Government, you’ll love anthrax and smallpox]

US FOREIGN INTEL (CIA, 12X, 6*) Spy Crisis in Germany
CIA* 0705 NYT/ German Man Arrested as Spy Implicates US – German news media reported that the man, 31, worked for Germany’s intelligence service and was suspected of spying for the United States
CIA* 0708 NYT/ Chilean Court Rules US Had Role in Murders [of two US citizens]
CIA* 0709 NYT/ Spying Case Left Obama in Dark, US Officials Say [further evidence that Obama is a “captive” of the US intelligence establishment which can keep him in the dark]
CIA* 0709 RT/ Berlin conducts raids on Ministry of Defense following second US spy charges [Obama was wrong to not promise to reigning in NSA spying against Germany]
CIA* 0716 Reader Supported News/ Welcome to Spy Wars [CIA, KGB & Phil Agee], Steve Weissman [the ADI, having known the two women who worked with Agee to make his book possible, can also added support to Weissman’s critique of Mitrokhin and Andrews]
CIA* 0724 Reu/ European Court Says CIA Ran a Secret Jail in a Polish Forest

EASTERN EUROPE (East, 53X, 5*) Rebels Shoot Down Planes & Kiev Continues Attack
East* 0703 UN/ Tripartite talks on eastern Ukraine imminent [you may wonder why the US wasn’t invited by these Europeans]
East* 0711 NYT/ Shadowy Rebel [former intelligence officer Igor Strelkov] Flexes Iron Fist in Ukraine Fight
East* 0721 NYT/ Bodies From Malaysia Airlines Flight Are Stuck in Ukraine, Held Hostage Over Distrust [if world authorities don’t recognize the separatists, why should the latter recognize the former]
East* 0723 USA Today/ Fist fight breaks out in Ukraine parliament – Political disagreements came to blows in the Ukraine parliament Wednesday, as lawmakers were seen punching and hitting each other in the aisles mid-meeting [a very civilized Western ally, over army killing of Ukrainians]
East* 0723 WSJ/ Malaysia’s Risky Talks With Rebels in Ukraine Paid Off [recognizing the separist republic]

US NSA SCANDAL (Spy, 32X, 3*) Snowden’s Asylum, Sweden Still Demands Assange, US Blacklist Guide
Spy* 0715 Gua/ Germany “May Revert to Typewriters” to Counter High-Tech Espionage [just like the Russians]
Spy* 0720 WP/ Meet Executive Order 12333 – The Reagan Rule That Lets the NSA Spy on Americans
Spy* 0722 Truthout/ A Complete Lack of Shame [NSA protecting Snowden’s “privacy”], William Rivers Pitt

MIDDLE EAST (Mide, 50X, 3*) Iraq Civil War & Iran Nuclear Talks
Mide* 0629 Daily Beast/ Iraq – The Paper Tiger of the Tigris – How ISIS Took Tikrit Without a Fight
Mide* 0701 NYT/ For Iraq, Potential Leader With a Tarnished Past [“tarnished” includes the largest fraudulent bankruptcy in the history of the Middle East]
Mide* 0724 Think Progress/ No, ISIS Isn’t Ordering Female Genital Mutilation In Iraq

US EXTERMISTS (Naz, 9X, 3*) Open Season on Abortion Clinics & Guns Everwhere
Naz* 0627 Brad Blog/ “Open Season on Reproductive Health Care Clinics” – A Clinic Escort Responds to McCullen Ruling
Naz* 0627 Truthout/ The Ultra-Right-Wing State Nobody Mentions
Naz* 0701 MSNBC/ Georgia “Guns Everywhere” Bill Takes Effect [get ready for the “angry white men” shot outs]

ECONOMICS (Eco, 12X, 2*) Epidemic Fraud, Inequality & Detroit Shuts Off Water
Eco* 0708 Bill Moyers/ Joseph Stiglitz – No, Spiraling Inequality Isn’t Inevitable [it’s just government policy]
Eco* 0716 NYT/ Documents Show General Motors Kept Silent on Fatal Crashes [business as usual]

PAKISTAN/AFGHANISTAN (Paf, 28X, 1*) Major Taliban Assault & Pakistani Ground Offensive
Paf* 0703 NYT/ Pakistan Approves Sweeping Antiterror Bill, Prompting Warnings From Rights Groups [the ISI has already been using these tactics illegally for decades, so what change is there]

WESTERN EUROPE (West, 39X, 1*) Cameron Looses & Sarkozy’s Failing Comeback
West* 0629 Gua/ Cameron was right about Juncker – Which makes his defeat more dire – If he couldn’t swing this one, what are the chances now for the humiliated prime minister’s European ambitions

ASIA (Asia, 32X, 1*) Japan’s Military, Rape in India, Chinese Graft
Asia* 0724 Courrier International/ China – Food Scandal – Burgers of rotten meat

ENVIRONMENT (Env, 14X, 1*) Monsanto & Kidney Disease, India Malnutrition & Sanitation
Env* 0710 Truthout/ Monsanto’s Herbicide Linked to Fatal Kidney Disease Epidemic – Could It Topple The Company

GLOBAL TOPICS & TECHNOLOGY (Tech, 6X, 1*)
Tech* 0715 Time/ Police Arrest Japanese Artist Who Invited Fans to 3-D Print Her Genitalia [probably a better idea than 3-D printing of handguns]

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“Intelligence, Secrecy & Power”, N. 641, 30 June 2014

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FRONT PAGE – IRAQ EXPLODES, US GUN VIOLENCE, THAI COUP & EU RIGHTWING VOTE

Intelligence, Secrecy & Power, N. 641, 30 June 2014

WORLD MEDIA – FROM 14 JUNE 2014 TO 27 JUNE 2014 REPORTS & SYNTHESIS

This issue of “Intelligence, Secrecy & Power” (ISP), number 641, covers from 14 June to 27 June 2014 and includes 20 pages of data in 243 entries or 10,650 words, and 12* noteworthy entries marked *. This ISP format provides information by topic and then by chronological listing of the media reports. In this issue, as with preceding issues, Israel/Palestine, but neither Syria nor Iraq appear as a separate topic, independent of the general Middle East topic, as distinct from certain past issues, and as such these different topics are not strictly comparable with the preceding issues of ISP where these topics may be separate. The numbers for this issue’s specific topics over two weeks, as compared to the previous issue’s three-week period, are: MIDDLE EAST (Mide, 57X, 0*, previously 65X), Iraq’s Shiite/Sunni civil war; AFRICA (Afr, 23X, 0*, previously 33X), Rebel attacks in Kenya & Nigeria, Ebola virus spreads; US DOMESTIC POLITICS (21X, 4*, previously 19X), Cheney’s lost it, Detroit without water; PAKISTAN/AFGHANISTAN (Paf, 21X, 0*, 29X), Pak military offensive & Afghan vote problems; ISRAEL/PALESTINE (Isr, 20X, 1*, previously 20X), 3 teenagers kidnapped & Presbyterian divestment; WESTERN EUROPE (West, 20X, 0*, previously 36X), Juncker in, Cameron out, Bugging, Murdoch’s phone hacking; EASTERN EUROPE (East, 18X, 1*, 34X), Fighting continues in Eastern Ukrain; US NSA SCANDAL (14X, 2*, 21X), Cellphone privacy, Assange & Verizon; ASIA (Asia, 14X, 0*, 48X), China continues to asset itself; US INTERNAL SECURITY (FBI, 9X, 0*, 48X), Cops’ get bad press; GLOBAL TOPICS & TECH (7X, 1*, 8X), Torture, Muslim Football, Facebook spying, Refugees, Drones; ECONOMICS (Eco, 5X, 1*, 13X), Poverty & Business as usual; ENVIRONMENT (Env, 5X, 0*, 6X), Pollution, disease & water; LATIN AMERICA (Amer, 4X, 1*, 5X); US FOREIGN INTEL (CIA, 3X, 1*, 10X), Torture & Drones; US DEPT OF DEFENSE (DOD, 2X, 0*, 5X), VA problems.

This issue’s 12 significant entries are:

US DOMESTIC POLITICS (20X, 4*), Cheney’s lost it, Detroit without water, VA troubles
Pol* 0622 MSNBC/ Dick Cheney, Rand Paul spar over blame for Iraq crisis [even today’s GOP can’t stand Cheney]
Pol* 0623 Al Jazeera America/ Detroit Activists Call for UN Help as City Shuts Off Water for Thousands [if Big Business-GOP America can’t provide water, why not ask the UN]
Pol* 0626 IPS/ Water Cut-Off in Detroit Violates Human Rights, Say Activists
Pol* 0627 NYT/ Money Splits a City Still Mourning Its Firefighters [Prescott, Arizona, solidarity disappears when money and more taxes are involved]

US NSA SCANDAL (14X, 2*), Cellphone privacy, Assange & Verizon
Spy* 0622 Intercept/ How Secret Partners Expand NSA’s Surveillance Dragnet
Spy* 0627 CSM/ Germany moves to kick out Verizon, citing concerns of US spying [kick out or boycott all compliant companies involved with the NSA]

ISRAEL/PALESTINE (Isr, 20X, 1*), 3 teenagers kidnapped & Presbyterian divestment
Isr* 0621 NYT/ Presbyterians Vote to Divest Holdings to Pressure Israel

EASTERN EUROPE (East, 18X, 1*), Fighting continues in eastern Ukraine
East* 0614 NYT/ Russia Sent Tanks to Separatists in Ukraine, US Says [but does the US also say Ukrainian military entered Russia]

GLOBAL TOPICS & TECH (7X, 1*), Torture, Muslim Football, Facebook spying, Refugees, Drones
Tech* 0626 NYT/ Use of Drones for Killings Risks a War Without End, Panel Concludes in Report [a home-made bombs are simply poor men’s drones]

ECONOMICS (Eco, 5X, 1*), Poverty & Business as usual
Eco* 0626 Daily Beast/ Too Big to Jail – Confessions of a Goldman Sachs Brat [Deeb Salem]

LATIN AMERICA (Amer, 4X, 1*)
Amer* 0624 NYT/ Brazil – A Win for Latin America’s Middle Class [just as the middle class disappears in the US]

US FOREIGN INTEL (CIA, 3X, 1*), Torture & Drones
CIA* 0623 Gua/ Ex CIA spy – The open source revolution is coming and it will conquer the 1% – The man who trained more than 66 countries in open source methods calls for re-invention of intelligence to re-engineer Earth

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Intelligence, Secrecy & Power, N. 641, 30 June 2014

DATA ENTRIES BY TOPIC – FROM 14 JUNE 2014 TO 27 JUNE 2014

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DAILY MEDIA DATA ENTRIES – FROM 14 JUNE 2014 TO 27 JUNE 2014

IRAQ’S SHIITE/SUNNI CIVIL WAR, DETROIT WITHOUT WATER, PAK MILITARY OFFENSIVE & JUNCKER/CAMERON

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