On the anniversary of the “assessment” blaming Russia for interfering in the 2016 election there is still no evidence other than showing the media “colluded” with the spooks, Ray McGovern wrote on Jan. 7, 2019.
John Pilger: A Judicial Kidnapping
Julian Assange’s High Court judges offered no mitigation, no suggestion that they had agonised over legalities or even basic morality, writes John Pilger.
Key US Witness Against Assange Arrested in Iceland
It’s unclear if Thordarson recanting his testimony is related to his arrest. He said the FBI promised not to tell Iceland about crimes he committed there, but also said the deal would be off if he lied, reports Joe Lauria.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Reporting a Federal Crime
Last week I tried to provide evidence of what I believe is major international fraud. The FBI wasn’t interested.
With Clinton Lawyer Charged, Russiagate Scam Now Under Indictment
Michael Sussmann is charged for failing to disclose he was acting on behalf of Clinton’s team, Aaron Maté reports. But the indictment makes clear the special counsel uncovered a wider deception.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: Treason!
The perplexing overuse of the word is a testament to the vitriol with which Americans now conduct political discussions.
9/11 Families to Biden: Release Details of Saudi Involvement
The survivors’ latest push for declassification follows a call by several Democratic senators for a review of the FBI documents just short of 20 years after the attacks.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: The Same FBI
From the Michigan kidnapping plotters to the Portland occupiers to my own brush with a sting, not much has changed since J. Edgar Hoover.
RUSSIAGATE: Luke Harding’s Hard Sell
The only interests this leak serves — if it was a leak — are those of Harding and U.S. intelligence, who were hung out to dry by the collapse of the Russiagate narrative, writes Joe Lauria.
Key Witness in US Case Against Assange Changes His Story
An FBI informant on Julian Assange upon whose information the U.S. based a key part of its computer intrusion charge against Assange has now admitted that he lied.