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FTR #877 Update on the Ukrainian Crisis

Before we turn to con­tin­u­ing analy­sis of “The Earth Island Boo­gie” in suc­ceed­ing pro­grams, we set the stage by updat­ing events in Ukraine. To the sur­prise of no one, the OUN/B heirs in power in Ukraine have not indicted any­one in the burn­ing alive of 42 pro-Russian demon­stra­tors in Odessa in May of 2014. The Ukrain­ian “counter-terrorist” forces are inex­tri­ca­bly linked with the OUN/B heirs in gov­ern­ment and the per­pe­tra­tors of the act. Fail­ure of gov­er­nance is tak­ing its toll on the Ukrain­ian pop­u­lace, expressed by sup­port for OUN/B-style fas­cists such as Svo­boda in West­ern Ukraine, sup­port for the polit­i­cal forces grouped around the cor­rupt for­mer pres­i­dent Vic­tor Yanukovych in the east­ern and south­ern parts of the coun­try and the elec­tion to the Odessa city coun­cil of a politi­cian who assumed the name of a Star Wars vil­lain. In response to grow­ing crit­i­cism of the Ukrain­ian sit­u­a­tion, the EU is imple­ment­ing an infor­ma­tion war­fare pro­gram directed not only at EU mem­bers in East­ern Europe but in Rus­sia as well. A pri­mary the­o­ret­i­cal influ­ence on the infor­ma­tion war­fare the EU is con­duct­ing appears to be for­mer Wehrma­cht gen­eral Wolf Ste­fan Trau­gott Graf von Baud­issin, who served on Rommel’s staff dur­ing World War II. Pro­gram High­lights Include: the effect of anti-Russian sen­ti­ment expressed by the Maidan coup­sters on the pop­u­la­tion of the East­ern part of the coun­try; the effect of the war waged by the Ukrain­ian gov­ern­ment on pub­lic sen­ti­ment in the east; the over­whelm­ing prob­a­bil­ity that hard intel­li­gence on the shoot­down of Malaysian Air­lines Flight 17 does not sup­port the “Putin/Separatists did it” line; dis­cus­sion of the long-standing sen­ti­ment on the part of Crimeans for re-unification with Rus­sia; von Baudissin’s role in the re-institution of Nazi forces in the post­war Ger­man military.

FTR #876 The OUN/B and the Assassination of JFK

High­light­ing the links between the OUN/B and the assas­si­na­tion of JFK, the broad­cast under­scores the dis­in­for­ma­tion link­ing the alleged KGB assas­si­na­tion of Stephan Ban­dera with Lee Har­vey Oswald. Sup­pos­edly trained as an assas­sin by the same KGB units that allegedly killed Ban­dera, Oswald was “painted red” in order to deflect blame for the assas­si­na­tion onto the Soviet Union. The dis­in­for­ma­tion link­ing the Ban­dera assas­si­na­tion with the killing of Kennedy was largely dis­sem­i­nated by ele­ments that were to coa­lesce as the World Anti-Communist League a few years later. Both the OUN/B ele­ments in the United States and key fig­ures in the cover-up of the JFK assas­si­na­tion track back to the Cru­sade For Free­dom, a covert oper­a­tion that pre­cip­i­tated the for­ma­tion of a Nazi branch of the GOP. Pro­gram High­lights Include: Sen­a­tor Thomas Dodd’s role in spread­ing the KGB killed Kennedy dis­in­for­ma­tion; Dodd’s links to the Amer­i­can Secu­rity Coun­cil; the role of OUN/B func­tionary Lev Dobri­an­sky in dis­sem­i­nat­ing the Oswald/KGB/Bandera killing dis­in­for­ma­tion; the roles of Ronald Rea­gan, Allen Dulles, Richard Nixon and George H.W. Bush in both the Cru­sade For Free­dom activ­i­ties and the events in Dal­las in 1963.

FTR #875 Update on Ukraine

Pravy Sek­tor asso­ciate Valen­tyn Naly­vaichenko had been the head of the SBU (the Ukrain­ian intel­li­gence ser­vice) since the Maidan Coup, up until his ouster in June of 2015. Not sur­pris­ingly, he had oper­ated the orga­ni­za­tion along the lines of the OUN/B. Pre­vi­ously, he had served in that same capac­ity under Vik­tor Yuschenko, see­ing the out­fit as a vehi­cle for rewrit­ing Ukraine’s his­tory in accor­dance with the his­tor­i­cal revi­sion­ism favored by the OUN/B. Very close to Pravy Sek­tor head Dymitro Yarosh, Naly­vaichenko employed Yarosh while serv­ing in the Ukrain­ian par­lia­ment. Yarosh claims that the two col­lab­o­rated on “anti-terrorist” oper­a­tions con­ducted against eth­nic Rus­sians. The bulk of the pro­gram con­sists of the read­ing of a review of a recent book about OUN/B leader Stephan Ban­dera. The encap­su­la­tion of the book sets forth the tan­gled, bloody his­tory lead­ing up to the for­ma­tion of the OUN/B and the evo­lu­tion of the orga­ni­za­tion into a Third Reich ally.

FTR #874 Update on Fascism and the New Age

In this pro­gram, we con­tinue our inter­mit­tent exam­i­na­tion of areas of over­lap between the New Age and fas­cism. In FTR #873, we exam­ined how the Atlantis myth has fed directly into Nazi occultism and “poly­ge­n­e­sis,” a key fea­ture of sci­en­tific racism. Inex­tri­ca­bly linked with the notion of space aliens hav­ing spawned the “Aryan race,” the con­cept of Atlantis has spawned the enter­prise of J.Z. Knight, aka “Ramtha.” Pur­port­ing to be the chan­neled spirit of a 35,000-year-old Atlantean/Lemurian war­rior, Ramtha/Knight have dis­sem­i­nated a racist, anti-Semitic phi­los­o­phy. Next, we turn to exam­i­na­tion of a major con­stel­la­tion in the New Age firmament–the Insti­tute of Noetic Sci­ences. Based in Petaluma, Cal­i­for­nia, the insti­tute was co-founded by SS offi­cer, Third Reich and NASA rocket sci­en­tist and Project Paper­clip import Werner von Braun. Another of the co-founders is for­mer EXXON exec­u­tive Paul Tem­ple, who also is deeply involved with Abra­ham Vereide’s Fel­low­ship Foun­da­tion. In FTR #697, we exam­ined the strong con­nec­tions between Vereide’s group, the Third Reich and post-war Under­ground Reich-connected ele­ments. After exam­in­ing Josef F. Blum­rich, a key NASA offi­cial and alum­nus of the Third Reich’s aero­space indus­try who advo­cates con­tact between the ancients and UFOs/space aliens, we con­clude with a re-broadcast of FTR #170, detail­ing “The Nine.” Over­lap­ping many aspects of the New Age, The Nine pur­port to be the ancient gods of Egypt, extrater­res­tri­als and many other man­i­fes­ta­tions of the New Age. Appar­ently evolved from ele­ments of the intel­li­gence community’s mind con­trol pro­grams, The Nine also rein­force the con­cept of polygenesis.

FTR #873 The New Age, Fascism and the Atlantis Myth

The gulf between Nazism and the so-called New Age might seem to be so wide as to be unbridge­able. Sadly, that is not the case. At the core of Nazi belief was occultism, draw­ing on Pan-Germanic mythol­ogy deriv­ing from the Thule Soci­ety, arios­o­phy, ele­ments of Hindu reli­gious doc­trine and more com­monly rec­og­niz­able belief sys­tems such as astrol­ogy. The SS Ahnenerbe drew together many of these threads and anointed them with a man­tle of respectabil­ity. As a result, New Age sects and reli­gion have fre­quently dove­tailed with ele­ments of Nazi and fas­cist phi­los­o­phy. We intro­duce the theme of the pro­gram with dis­cus­sion of some huge works of art in Kaza­khstan. Note that an ana­lyst referred dis­mis­sively to the notion that these were built by ancient astro­nauts linked to Hitler, Atlantis, the Hyper­bore­ans, Lemuria and/or any num­ber of com­mon focal points of Nazi occultism. One of the prin­ci­ple fea­tures of the “Nazi/Atlantis/New Age syn­the­sis” is a fun­da­men­tally racist con­cept called “poly­ge­n­e­sis.” Inher­ent in the con­tention that parts of the human species orig­i­nated from outer space, Atlantis, etc., poly­ge­n­e­sis is cen­tral to the “sci­en­tific racism” prop­a­gated by eugeni­cists and their Nazi pupils. Among the edi­fices sited by occult poly­ge­n­e­sis advo­cates is Tiwanaku in Bolivia, seen by SS offi­cer Edmund Kiss as proof of the set­tle­ment of Latin Amer­ica by “Aryans” from Atlantis, Hyper­borea, Lemuria etc. The notion of an ancient, Aryan-controlled past brought low by “sub-humans,” (gen­er­ally grouped around “Da Joos”) recalls a com­mon fea­ture of fascism–a pre­oc­cu­pa­tion with a long-gone, ide­al­ized past. The pro­gram high­lights the polit­i­cal and reli­gious phi­los­o­phy of “eso­teric Nazism,” a sub­ject we will explore in our next pro­gram as well. One of the prime expo­nents of “eso­teric Nazism” was Miguel Ser­rano, a Chilean Nazi who was also dis­cussed in our con­ver­sa­tions with Peter Lev­enda. Fus­ing tra­di­tional Nazi anti-Semitism with var­i­ous occult strains, Ser­rano posited that the Nazis and Hitler were the man­i­fes­ta­tion of an oth­er­worldly and supe­rior civ­i­liza­tion which would ulti­mately tri­umph after an apoc­a­lyp­tic, cat­a­strophic war involv­ing UFOs, Aryans from Antarc­tica, “Hyper­borea” etc. The Nazi/New Age/Atlantis the­ory pre-supposes a mythic, ide­al­ized past and exem­pli­fies the notion of Nazism as a cult–a form of weaponized religion.

FTR #872 Interview with Elizabeth Gould and Paul Fitzgerald about Zbigniew Brzezinski, Afghanistan’s Untold Story and the Ukraine Crisis

Revis­it­ing Eliz­a­beth Gould and Paul Fitzger­ald, co-authors of “Invis­i­ble His­tory: Afghanistan’s Untold Story,” we exam­ine Zbig­niew Brzezinski’s role in lur­ing the Soviet Union into the first Afghan war, and his promi­nent role as a geopo­lit­i­cal the­o­reti­cian behind the Ukrain­ian cri­sis. Seek­ing to give the USSR “their Viet­nam,” Brzezin­ski delib­er­ately set the stage for the war that ulti­mately led to the cre­ation of al-Qaeda. See­ing Ukraine as a key to con­trol of Eura­sia and the World Island or Earth Island, Cit­i­zen Brzezin­ski has been a lead­ing advo­cate for West­ern involve­ment in Ukraine. His son Ian has advo­cated for loos­en­ing the chain of com­mand gov­ern­ing the use of nuclear weapons. Pro­gram High­lights Include: review of the cor­po­ratist eco­nomic phi­los­o­phy of the Mus­lim Broth­er­hood; CIA offi­cer Gra­ham Fuller’s role in the pre­cip­i­ta­tion of the first Afghan war; dis­cus­sion of the Rock­e­feller milieu and its role in spawn­ing Brzezin­ski, as well as Henry Kissinger; review of the role of ISIS-linked Chechen fight­ers in the fight­ing in Ukraine; review of the Amer­i­can vio­la­tion of a promise made to Gor­bachev not to expand NATO up to the Russ­ian bor­der; review of the Boston Marathon Bomb­ing, which appears to have been “blow­back” from an appar­ent covert oper­a­tion in the Caucasus.

FTR #871 Daniel Hopsicker Rides Again!

Hap­pily recov­ered from major heart surgery, heroic inves­tiga­tive jour­nal­ist Daniel Hop­sicker rejoins our air­waves to recount some of his inves­ti­ga­tions, old and new. We begin with Daniel’s reportage on Jeb Bush’s role in cov­er­ing up the milieu of Huff­man Avi­a­tion and Mohamed Atta’s activ­i­ties in South Florida. Daniel’s inves­ti­ga­tions into intelligence-community-connected drug smug­gling began with his inves­ti­ga­tion into Barry Seal. Seal’s involve­ment with spook activ­i­ties appar­ently began with his mem­ber­ship in a Civil Air Patrol unit com­manded by CIA offi­cer David Fer­rie, a unit that included Lee Har­vey Oswald. Much of the pro­gram was spent high­light­ing some of Daniel’s over­lap­ping sto­ries about the intel­li­gence com­mu­nity and the drug traf­fic. Pro­gram high­lights include: the role of H.L. Hunt’s grand­daugh­ter in the activ­i­ties sur­round­ing what Daniel terms “Cocaine One;” the hero­ism of sev­eral Mex­i­can women who are telling the truth about the involve­ment of the Mex­i­can gov­ern­ment with the car­tels; the bust of a major drug smug­gling flight on prop­erty owned by socialite Paris Hilton; a con­stel­la­tion of appar­ent drug smug­gling activ­i­ties sur­round­ing actor Vince Vaugh’s mother.

FTR #870 The Underground Reich and Indonesia

This pro­gram is set against the back­ground of our recent dis­cus­sions with Peter Lev­enda about the pro­found Nazi pres­ence in Indone­sia before, dur­ing and after World War II. The bloody 1965 coup against Sukarno is known to have been largely engi­neered by the CIA. We now learn that the BND–the Ger­man for­eign intel­li­gence ser­vice and the final incar­na­tion of the Gehlen spy outfit–played a major role in the coup, as well. The appar­ent BND point man for the Fed­eral Republic’s role in the coup was Rudolf Oebsger-Roder, like so many Gehlen org offi­cers, a vet­eran of the SS. The sec­ond half of the broad­cast con­sists of a read­ing of a sec­tion of Ter­ence McKenna’s book “True Hal­lu­ci­na­tions.” McKenna allegedly came across a Ger­man min­ing engi­neer work­ing for what may well have been the post-war Bor­mann cap­i­tal network.

FTR #869 The Assassination of Olof Palme, Part 2

Con­tin­u­ing dis­cus­sion and analy­sis from FTR #868, this pro­gram under­scores the pos­si­ble role of Swedish and Scan­di­na­vian fas­cists over­lap­ping both WACL and Sapo, the Swedish intel­li­gence ser­vice. Involved with escape net­works forged to aid the inter­na­tional flight from jus­tice of fas­cists and Nazis, the prin­ci­pals in these net­works exhib­ited behav­ior around the time of the Palme killing that is sug­ges­tive. Worth not­ing in this regard is the late Stieg Larsson’s inves­ti­ga­tion of the Palme killing, which pointed in the direc­tion of some of the same fig­ures exam­ined in the Kruger essay. The pro­gram con­cludes with an exam­i­na­tion of the Bofors muni­tions firm and its cor­po­rate links to Third Reich indus­try and the post­war Bor­mann cap­i­tal net­work, with which it may well be affiliated.

FTR #868: The Assassination of Olof Palme, Part 1

The first of two pro­grams high­light­ing the unsolved 1986 assas­si­na­tion of Swedish Prime Min­is­ter Olof Palme, the broad­cast fea­tures a 1988 arti­cle by the bril­liant free­lance Dan­ish jour­nal­ist Hen­rik Kruger, author of “The Great Heroin Coup: Drugs, Intel­li­gence and Inter­na­tional Fas­cism.” Through this exam­i­na­tion of the inter­sected net­works that Kruger has termed (in “The Great Heroin Coup”) “The Inter­na­tional Fascista,” we are able to observe the ele­ments of Oper­a­tion Con­dor, key indi­vid­u­als and insti­tu­tions com­pris­ing the for­mer World Anti-Communist League, indi­vid­u­als and orga­ni­za­tions under­ly­ing “the Strat­egy of Ten­sion” in Italy, as well as the cast of char­ac­ters that man­aged the Iran-Contra machi­na­tions. Long the focal point of death threats and assas­si­na­tion attempts, Palme had earned the lethal ire of fas­cists in North and South Amer­ica, as well as Europe. The fail­ure to solve the killing, despite the pas­sage of almost 30 years and some very strong evi­den­tiary trib­u­taries, under­scores the grav­i­tas of the forces that destroyed Palme. Kruger’s arti­cle also serves as some­thing of an “in vitro” win­dow into many of the polit­i­cal net­works we have exam­ined over the years.