News you may have missed #687

Hans BlixBy IAN ALLEN | |
►►Analysis: Is Obama abusing the US Espionage Act? Prosecutors may still attempt to indict WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange under the 1917 Espionage Act, though their case will likely depend on exactly how he received his information. But, WikiLeaks aside, the Obama administration has made increasing use of the act to clamp down on whistleblowers.
►►Ex-head admits IAEA does work with spies (shock, horror). The International Atomic Energy Agency, which acts as the nuclear watchdog of the United Nations has been closely cooperating with the world’s spy agencies, including on Iran and Syria, for years, according to its former director. Hans Blix told RT that the IAEA’s cooperation with the world’s intelligences started following the Iraqi crisis of the 1990s. “Of course, intelligence can always try to fool everybody”, he said. “Half of the information may be true, half of it may be disinformation, and therefore they have to examine it critically”.
►►Afghanistan arrests diplomat on spying charges. Afghanistan’s State Intelligence Agency (KHAD) on Monday said that a senior foreign ministry diplomat and three other government officials had been arrested over charges of spying for Iran and Pakistan. The men were detained “on charges of spying for neighboring regions” and “the arrests were made with concrete evidence”, KHAD’s spokesman, Lutfullah Mashal, said. An unnamed source in the same agency also claimed that the deputy head of KHAD’s Asia desk and two government employees had been arrested in a similar incident in the eastern Afghan province Nangarhar a month before.

3 Responses to News you may have missed #687

  1. ChrisYAHanWatcher4YAH says:

    A: C.I.A. Trained, Revolutionary, Enenmy programmed, Under Cover in Disguise as an American POTUS Trojan Horse styled, invasion FORCE asset,Why would His CONspirit-ing with other SPIES; supris anyONE, save it the Complicit Lame Stream Medai accessories after the Fact?

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  3. Anonymous says:

    I agree with your above assessment that the Obama administration is abusing the 1917 Act. Also, I believe that the current administration in Washington has pointed the country in the wrong direction with the passage of the NDAA. While it might not be abused with the current administration in Washington at the helm, it does leave the door open for a future dictator. In fact it’s something similar to the Weimar Republic. You guys should be careful. Some black suit may
    -come knocking on your door because they didn’t like what was reported on your blog.

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