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FTR #900 The Panama Papers and the Underground Reich

Analy­sis of the Pana­ma-based Mos­sack Fon­se­ca law firm sug­gests the pos­si­bil­i­ty that the firm is an intel­li­gence front of some kind. Beyond that, there are indi­ca­tions that the out­fit and/or key peo­ple involved with its gen­er­a­tive milieu are linked to the Under­ground Reich. Erhard Mos­sack, father of Mos­sack Fon­se­ca co-founder Juer­gen, not only served in the SS, but appears to have been recruit­ed by U.S. after the war. Erhard Mos­sack was in pos­ses­sion of lists of Were­wolf gueril­la unit mem­bers. Orig­i­nal­ly assem­bled to con­duct gueril­la war­fare against Allied armies occu­py­ing Ger­many, the Were­wolves were a key ele­ment of post-war Nazi escape routes and the Otto Sko­rzeny-man­aged ODESSA net­work. The Were­wolves were also the tem­plate for the ear­ly CIA/Gehlen Org “stay behind” units, the gen­e­sis of what became pop­u­lar­ly known as Oper­a­tion Glad­io. Mos­sack Fon­se­ca has helped “off­shore” mon­ey for many inter­ests, includ­ing the Mar­cos fam­i­ly’s Gold­en Lily-derived for­tune and the Thyssen-Borne­misza fam­i­ly’s art deal­ings. One of the most inter­est­ing of Mos­sack Fon­se­ca’s oper­a­tions is its piv­otal­ly impor­tant Neva­da sub­sidiary, head­ed by a Chilean woman named Patri­cia Amu­nategui, an admir­er of Augus­to Pinochet, Sara Palin, Mitt Rom­ney, the Koch broth­ers, the Dalai Lama and the cult built around Swa­mi Yoganan­da. A well-known and sem­i­nal “guru,” Yoganan­da was an admir­er of Hitler and Mus­soli­ni in the 1930’s. Pro­gram High­lights Include: Mos­sack Fon­se­ca’s use of bear­er bonds for some of its sub­sidiary oper­a­tions; Erhard Mos­sack­’s prob­a­ble work spy­ing for the CIA on Cuba in Pana­ma; Juer­gen’s broth­er Peter’s work as Pana­ma’s Hon­orary Con­sul in Frank­furt, seat of the Euro­pean Cen­tral Bank; review of the use of stolen art as a key cap­i­tal resource by the Nazis; the BND’s refusal to release infor­ma­tion about Erhard, although they had a file on him; review of the BND’s prac­tice of recruit­ing from among the fam­i­lies of exist­ing BND mem­bers; Pierre Omid­yar’s refusal to pub­lish Ken Sil­ver­stein’s sto­ry on Mos­sack Fon­se­ca and sub­se­quent demand for pay­ment by “Vice News,” which did pub­lish the arti­cle.


FTR #894 Physicians, Heal Thyselves: Hypocrisy and the Trump Campaign

From the Repub­li­can Par­ty to Euro­pean polit­i­cal and intel­lec­tu­al elites to “The New York Times,” every­one is “shocked, shocked” at the fascis­tic nature of the Trump can­di­da­cy. They should­n’t be–his can­di­da­cy is the direct out­growth of pow­er­ful forces that have been at work in this coun­try for decades. After high­light­ing two op-ed pieces from the “Times,” accu­rate­ly not­ing the vir­u­lent fas­cism at the root of the Trump phe­nom­e­non, the broad­cast notes that nei­ther Europe, where fas­cism is on the march once again, nor the Amer­i­can so-called “pro­gres­sive sec­tor,” which has embraced the “Eddie the Friend­ly Spook,” Glenn Green­wald and Julian Assange are in a posi­tion to com­plain. Snow­den, Green­wald, Assange et al embody PRECISELY the same forces per­co­lat­ing at the sur­face of the Trump waters. Much of the broad­cast con­sists of excerpts of an impor­tant new book: “The Dev­il’s Chess­board: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of Amer­i­ca’s Secret Gov­ern­ment” by David Tal­bot. In that wor­thy vol­ume, Tal­bot chron­i­cles the role of the Dulles broth­ers and Sul­li­van and Cromwell in the cap­i­tal­iza­tion of Hitler’s Ger­many and the cov­er-up of the Nazi flight cap­i­tal pro­gram, Dulles’s long col­lab­o­ra­tion with Nazi Gen­er­al Rein­hard Gehlen, Gehlen’s pur­suit (with Dulles) of the Cold War as a con­tin­u­a­tion of Hitler’s war against the U.S.S.R., the Dulles/Gehlen col­lab­o­ra­tion in the for­ma­tion of the fas­cist net­works known as “Stay Behind/Gladio.” The pro­gram con­cludes with review of the Cru­sade For Free­dom, a Dulles project which cul­mi­nat­ed in the for­ma­tion of a Nazi branch of the GOP. Pro­gram High­lights Include: the gen­e­sis of the Bor­mann net­work and its appar­ent col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Dulles net­works; Prescott Bush, Sr.‘s role as the Sen­ate’s liai­son with Dulles’s CIA; the roles of Richard Nixon, Ronald Rea­gan, William Casey and George H.W. Bush with the Cru­sade For Free­dom; “The New York Times” and its own incor­po­ra­tion of Third Reich alum­ni as part of its col­lab­o­ra­tion with CIA.


FTR #887 Miscellaneous Articles and Updates

The ongo­ing occu­pa­tion of an Ore­gon wildlife pre­serve in Ore­gon by para­mil­i­tary forces led by Ammon Bundy (son of Cliv­en Bundy) may seem far removed from the gild­ed realms in which the Koch Broth­ers move. They may also appear to be of an entire­ly dif­fer­ent polit­i­cal stripe from the likes of Edward Snow­den and Julian Assange. That is not the case. In fact, the “Bundy­ists” are real­iz­ing the agen­da of the Wise Use move­ment and the Koch broth­ers, both advo­cates of ced­ing con­trol of fed­er­al lands to local con­trol, in order that cor­po­rate inter­ests such as tim­ber, min­ing and cat­tle ranch­ing can use the ter­ri­to­ry for their own use and prof­it. By the same token, the likes of Edward Snow­den and Julian Assange have arro­gat­ed to them­selves the use, con­trol and dis­sem­i­na­tion of sen­si­tive infor­ma­tion that was not theirs to own or dis­trib­ute. David Golum­bia not­ed the atti­tude of “coders” such as Snow­den, Assange and “hack­tivists ” . . . the polit­i­cal world is theirs to do with what they want, and the rest of us should stay out of it . . . mem­bers of demo­c­ra­tic poli­ties have no choice but to accept them hav­ing that role.” Turn­ing to tur­moil in Europe, the recent assaults on women by Mid­dle East­ern immi­grants in Ger­man, Finnish and oth­er cities on the con­ti­nent have fueled the rise of fas­cist groups, mint­ing valu­able polit­i­cal coinage from the assaults. Some observers com­pared a recent ram­page in Leipzig with the 1938 Kristall­nacht pogrom. The broad­cast con­cludes with an overview of P‑2 Lodge grand­mas­ter Licio Gel­li, the recent­ly deceased fas­cist who pro­found­ly influ­enced events on three con­ti­nents. Pro­gram High­lights Include: Fred C. Koch’s con­struc­tion of an oil refin­ery for Hitler; Ex-CIA offi­cer and author Robert Baer’s belief that Hitler escaped Ger­many at the end of the war; review of the par­tic­i­pa­tion of Fox News host Andrew Napoli­tano and Snow­den Pres­i­den­tial can­di­date of choice Ron Paul at a lib­er­tar­i­an stu­dents con­fer­ence; review of the par­tic­i­pa­tion of Edward Snow­den at that same con­fer­ence; review of Carl Lund­strom’s financ­ing of the anti-immi­grant Swe­den Demo­c­rat fas­cist par­ty and his fund­ing of the Pirate Bay web­site that host­ed Wik­iLeaks.


FTR #879 Further Update on Pan-Turkism, Islamism and the Earth Island Boogie

As the title indi­cates, this broad­cast con­tin­ues analy­sis of the grow­ing con­flu­ence of Mus­lim-Broth­er­hood dom­i­nat­ed Islamism and Pan-Turk­ist ele­ments, this against the back­ground of the mount­ing hos­til­i­ties over­tak­ing the region. After repeat­ing a quote from Zbig­niew Brzezin­s­ki read by Eliz­a­beth Gould in FTR #872 propos­ing to use Islamists to desta­bi­lize post-Cold War Rus­sia and Chi­na, we high­light an arti­cle detail­ing Turk­ish mil­i­tary sup­port for Turk­men mili­tia and over­lap­ping Nus­ra Front (al-Qae­da) and ISIS com­bat­ants in Syr­ia. Turkey’s recent shoot­down of a Russ­ian com­bat jet appears to have result­ed from Turk­ish air cov­er for the so-called “mod­er­ates” in Syr­ia. Much of the first half of the pro­gram con­sists of analy­sis of an arti­cle exam­in­ing how U.S. mil­i­tary inter­ven­tions of recent decades have helped install Islamist regimes in place of sec­u­lar ones–this in areas that had once been part of the Ottoman Empire. As not­ed by the author, Ger­many is a qui­et, prin­ci­pal bene­fac­tor of the U.S. action. In our series about the so-called “Arab Spring.” (we call it “The Mus­lim Broth­er­hood Spring”), we not­ed that Erdo­gan’s Turkey was not a “mod­er­ate” Islam­ic democ­ra­cy at all, but a Mus­lim Broth­er­hood autoc­ra­cy evolved from the al-Taqwa milieu. Even many Turk­ish cit­i­zens are now open­ly charg­ing Erdo­gan with being a fas­cist. As we see Grey Wolf ele­ments work­ing in Syr­ia, Asia and (in all prob­a­bil­i­ty) in Ukraine, we should not for­get that Turkey is also a NATO coun­try. The pro­gram con­cludes with a re-broad­cast of FTR #59, high­light­ing the Grey Wolves’ role as the Turk­ish “Stay Behind” forces. Oper­a­tion Stay Behind was a NATO pro­gram to use fas­cist for­ma­tions as reserve gueril­la forces, to be used either in the event of World War III or against a demo­c­ra­t­i­cal­ly-elect­ed left­ist gov­ern­ment in Europe. Not sur­pris­ing­ly, the Stay Behind forces often pre­cip­i­tat­ed ter­ror attacks and assas­si­na­tions in their host coun­tries.


BND in 1950’s: “We Should Sound Out Opinions There [in The SS] Before Making a Decision”

A recent piece in Der Spiegel dis­cuss­es what we are told was an “under­ground army” com­posed of Third Reich Wehrma­cht and SS vet­er­ans. Close­ly linked with the Gehlen “Org,” the clan­des­tine army had the approval of the Ger­man gov­ern­ment, worked with the Bun­deswehr gen­er­al staff, appeared to receive secret fund­ing from the U.S. and uti­lized the ser­vices of ODESSA king­pin Otto Sko­rzeny [right]. BND offi­cers over­see­ing the group advised that the SS should be con­sult­ed [present tense] about the oper­a­tion.


German Intelligence and the 9/11 Conspirators

Ger­man intel­li­gence and law enforce­ment had the Ham­burg cell involved in the 9/11 attacks under sur­veil­lance by August of 1998 and did noth­ing. The offi­cer in charge of law enforce­ment activ­i­ties for Ham­burg at the time has report­ed­ly become head of the BND. Cou­pled with Atta’s Ger­man and Aus­tri­an asso­ciates in Flori­da, his spon­sor­ship by the Carl Duis­berg Gesellschaft and Ger­many’s sus­pi­cious manip­u­la­tion of “Curve­ball,” seri­ous ques­tions must be asked about the role of Ger­many and its intel­li­gence ser­vices with regard to 9/11 and the Iraq war.


The bloody irrationality of political violence returns to Italy...?

Sense­less vio­lence for ambigu­ous caus­es has once again reared its ugly head in Italy.


FTR #360 Ties That Bind Pt 4

Past imbroglios which have impelled var­i­ous 9/11 par­tic­i­pants down their respec­tive roads to des­tiny.


FTR #321 The Return of Il Duce, Part II

Return of the fas­cist Allean­za Nazionale as part of the coali­tion gov­ern­ment of Sil­vio Berlus­coni.


FTR #213 Interview with Kevin Coogan on Dreamer of the Day: Francis Parker Yockey and the Post-War Fascist International

Lis­ten: MP3 One Seg­ment Begin­ning with review of Yock­ey and the post-war fas­cist inter­na­tion­al, the pro­gram ana­lyzes Yock­ey’s mag­num opus Imperi­um. This fas­cist tract pro­pos­es a Euro­pean pan-fas­­cist empire as a bul­wark against the for­mer Sovi­et Union and the Unit­ed States. (It should be not­ed that Yock­ey viewed the U.S. as the greater threat.) Yock­ey […]