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"The Jewish people as a whole will be its own Messiah. It will attain world domination by the dissolution of other races...and by the establishment of a world republic in which everywhere the Jews will exercise the privilege of citizenship. In this New World Order the Children of Israel...will furnish all the leaders without encountering opposition..." (Karl Marx in a letter to Baruch Levy, quoted in Review de Paris, June 1, 1928, p. 574)

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Wikileaks Global Intelligence Files: Israel

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Revealed: US plans to charge Assange (See below)


The website WikiLeaks has begun releasing what it says are 5 million e-mails sent between July 2004 and late December 2011 from the private intelligence company Stratfor. The emails were obtained from a series of hacking attacks against Stratfor in December 2011, carried out by the online activist collective Anonymous.


Stratfor describes itself as a provider of “strategic intelligence on global business, economic, security and geopolitical affairs” and has about 300,000 subscribers. The Texas-based company has issued the following statement: “Some of the e-mails may be forged or altered to include inaccuracies; some may be authentic. We will not validate either. Nor will we explain the thinking that went into them. Having had our property stolen, we will not be victimized twice by submitting to questioning about them”.


The emails are part of what WikiLeaks calls “The Global Intelligence Files” and one of the first items released is a document titled “The Stratfor Glossary of Useful, Baffling and Strange Intelligence Terms” which was attached to an email sent by Stratfor CEO George Friedman in 2007.


The “glossary” contains some terms and definitions about U.S. government agencies, ranging from humorous to derogatory. The following terms are taken directly from the Stratfor e-mail sent out by Mr. Friedman:


Clandestine:

Operation that has no open connection to anyone. Israeli maxim: “If you’re captured, we don’t know you. If you’re killed, we won’t bury you. So…don’t get captured and don’t get killed.” Clandestine is synonymous with suicidal.”

Duplicitous little bastards:

Israeli Intelligence

Megawatt/Kilowatt:

Megawatt: Israeli term for CIA. Kilowatt: Israeli term for themselves. They don’t really mean it.

Sigint and ELINT:

Signal intelligence and Electronic intelligence: from wiretaps to satellite intercepts. Usually expensive, dangerous and requires physical effort. Good first mission for BYM (bright young man). Suggest that he try planting a bug in the Israeli Embassy in order to get good first hand experience in ELINT. You can find him the next morning at the curb in a plastic garbage bag.

Target—hard:

A tough target. A thirty year veteran of Israeli intelligence who has gone totally paranoid.


Approximately 3 months before the Gaza flotilla incident, Turkish prime minister, Erdoğan, was looking to “break with Israel and the United States”, according to an internal email conversation involving Stratfor CEO George Friedman and several Stratfor staff. The same email chain mentions that “Erdogan has made it clear to him that he plans to break with Israel at some point and reorient toward the Islamic world. He intends to be their leader.”


This email also mentions that former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, believes that Israel will attack Iran.


George Friedman says “I believe the US will preempt. But there is no clear time line”,when replying to a question about a possible Israeli attack on Iran. Another Stratfor staff member states, “All my sources – regardless of factional affiliation – are convinced that Iran is preparing for war and one that will make the regime more stronger.”


An email dated November 14, 2011, refers to a deadly munitions blast at an Iranian Revolutionary Guards base. The email lists the following claim from a source: “The Israelis already destroyed all the Iranian nuclear infrastructure on the ground weeks ago. The current ‘let’s bomb Iran’ campaign was ordered by the EU leaders to divert the public attention from their at home financial problems.”


This was later clarified as: “Israeli commandos in collaboration with Kurd forces destroyed
few underground facilities mainly used for the Iranian defense and nuclear research projects.”


A different email dated July 21, 2011, refers to a source described as a former Pakistani intelligence officer. The source refers to “Pakistan bashing” and states “…covert and overt influence Israel enjoys through funding American congressmen and the control Israel has on American policies through coercion and fear of Jewish lobby.”


In another email dated November 17, 2010, a Stratfor staff member refers to former Spanish PM Azner as “…hardcore.. Way more extreme than even the Israeli officials I’ve heard speak.”


George Friedman has not resigned despite some media reports to the contrary.



http://www.algemeiner.com/2012/02/28/wikileaks-global-intelligence-files-israel/


Revealed: US plans to charge Assange
Philip Dorling

UNITED STATES prosecutors have drawn up secret charges against the WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, according to a confidential email obtained from the private US intelligence company Stratfor.

In an internal email to Stratfor analysts on January 26 last year, the vice-president of intelligence, Fred Burton, responded to a media report concerning US investigations targeting WikiLeaks with the comment: ''We have a sealed indictment on Assange.''

He underlined the sensitivity of the information - apparently obtained from a US government source - with warnings to ''Pls [please] protect'' and ''Not for pub[lication]''.

Mr Burton is well known as an expert on security and counterterrorism with close ties to the US intelligence and law enforcement agencies. He is the former deputy chief of the counter-terrorism division of the US State Department's diplomatic security service.

Stratfor, whose headquarters are in Austin, Texas, provides intelligence and analysis to corporate and government subscribers.

On Monday, WikiLeaks began releasing more than 5 million Stratfor emails which it said showed ''how a private intelligence agency works, and how they target individuals for their corporate and government clients''.

The Herald has secured access to the emails through an investigative partnership with WikiLeaks.

The news that US prosecutors drew up a secret indictment against Mr Assange more than 12 months ago comes as the Australian awaits a British Supreme Court decision on his appeal against extradition to Sweden to be questioned in relation to sexual assault allegations.

Mr Assange, who has not been charged with any offence in Sweden, fears extradition to Stockholm will open the way for his extradition to the US on possible espionage or conspiracy charges in retaliation for WikiLeaks's publication of thousands of leaked US classified military and diplomatic reports.

Last week the US Army Private Bradley Manning was committed to face court martial for 22 alleged offences, including ''aiding the enemy'' by leaking classified government documents to WikiLeaks.

In December the Herald revealed Australian diplomatic cables, declassified under freedom of information, confirmed WikiLeaks was the target of a US Justice Department investigation ''unprecedented both in its scale and nature'' and suggested that media reports that a secret grand jury had been convened in Alexandria, Virginia, were ''likely true''.

The Australian embassy in Washington reported in December 2010 that the Justice Department was pursuing an ''active and vigorous inquiry into whether Julian Assange can be charged under US law, most likely the 1917 Espionage Act''.

In recent answers to written parliamentary questions from the Greens senator Scott Ludlam, the former foreign affairs minister Kevin Rudd indicated Australia had sought confirmation that a secret grand jury inquiry directed against Mr Assange was under way.

Mr Rudd said ''no formal advice'' had been received from US authorities but acknowledged the existence of a ''temporary surrender'' mechanism that could allow Mr Assange to be extradited from Sweden to the US. He added that Swedish officials had said Mr Assange's case would be afforded ''due process''.

The US government has repeatedly declined to confirm or deny any reported details of the WikiLeaks inquiry, beyond the fact that an investigation is being pursued.

The Stratfor emails show that the WikiLeaks publication of hundreds of thousands of US diplomatic cables triggered intense discussion within the ''global intelligence'' company.

In the emails, an Australian Stratfor ''senior watch officer'', Chris Farnham, advocated revoking Mr Assange's Australian citizenship, adding: ''I don't care about the other leaks but the ones he has made that potentially damage Australian interests upset me. If I thought I could switch this dickhead off without getting done I don't think I'd have too much of a problem.''

But Mr Farnham also referred to a conversation with a close family friend who he said knew one of the Swedish women who had made allegations of sexual assault against Mr Assange, and added: ''There is absolutely nothing behind it other than prosecutors that are looking to make a name for themselves.''

While some Stratfor analysts decried what they saw as Mr Assange's ''clear anti-Americanism'', others welcomed the leaks and debated WikiLeaks's longer-term impact on secret diplomacy and intelligence.

Stratfor's director of analysis, Reva Bhalla, observed: ''WikiLeaks itself may struggle to survive but the idea that's put out there, that anyone with the bandwidth and servers to support such a system can act as a prime outlet of leaks. [People] are obsessed with this kind of stuff. The idea behind it won't die.''

Stratfor says it will not comment on the emails obtained by WikiLeaks. The US embassy has also declined to comment

http://www.smh.com.au/technology/technology-news/revealed-us-plans-to-charge-assange-20120228-1u14o.html

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