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The tag 'BCCI' is associated with 78 posts.

A Lie Can Run a Marathon Before the Truth Can Put Its Running Shoes on: (“Truther” Consequences)

The news cycle in this country is dominated by coverage of the Boston bombings. This is predictable. So is the tendency toward simplistic and/or one-dimensional analysis. Generally, we’re hearing: It was the “government,” “home-grown domestic (i.e. right-wing, Aryan types) terrorists,” or “Islamic terrorists.” As this post indicates, the divisions among these are not nearly so simple.

Reflections on the Petraeus Affair

As was the case with Bill Clinton, no sooner does Obama win reelection than his administration is involved in an expanding sex scandal, which may well undermine his Middle Eastern policy, as well as handing political to the GOP. Replacing David Petraeus–temporarily and perhaps permanently–is Michael J. Morell, who briefed George W.Bush on intelligence matters. Morell was with Bush on the morning of 9/11.

FTR #740 Update on the Meltdown Part 6: The Wachovia File

Wachovia deeply involved with laundering money for Sinaloa cartel; firm’s executives complicit with cover-up; World’s major financial institutions dependent on drug cartels for liquidity? Drug smugglers may have bailed out those institutions following crash of ’08.

FTR #725 Leak This! WikiSpooks and the World of Stieg Larsson

WikiLeaks inextricably linked with intelligence services around the world; A founder of the group says they act like “spies”; WikiLeaks’ Swedish base of operations overlaps the Swedish fascist political milieu portrayed in the Stieg Larsson books and movies.

Family of Secrets

The Bush Dynasty, the Powerful Forces That Put It in the White House, and What Their Influence Means for America

Guess Who Oversaw BCCI’s Afairs for the Treasury Department under Reagan/Bush?

Comment: The brilliant new book Family of Secrets by Russ Baker analyzes the BCCI imbroglio at great length. (It was the BCCI nexus that spawned the business relationship between the Bush and Bin Laden families.) Of course, the BCCI/James R. Bath concatenation lies at the foundation of the investigation into the terror-funding apparatus that was […]

Dubai, or Not Dubai?

Comment: The recent media flap about the assassination of a Hamas official in Dubai has obscured much about the political and economic reality of that small kingdom. Recently a threat to default and collapse the global financial system (until its rescue by a fellow Emirate), that country was one of the conduits for money to […]

FTR #687 Update on 9/11 and Related Matters

Saudi money power helps them evade 9/11 guilt; investigation revealing connection between Bush administration and terror financing moves forward; CIA’s [ex] Scheuer’s treasonous remarks; Syrian nuke investigation continues.

FTR #685 Interview [#4] with Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould

Fundamental changes are needed in U.S. Afghan policy, including moderation of the use of firepower, elimination of corruption, altering of policy toward opium production and redefinition of American society.

FTR #683 Interview (#3) with Elizabeth Gould and Paul Fitzgerald

Afghan government officials oversee massive Afghan heroin traffic; the BCCI at the center of decades of intelligence community drug trafficking in that area; U.S. may collapse like ancient Rome.