Posts Tagged ‘collusion’

US Embassy Cables on James Bond and Ian Fleming

While searching around the US National Archives digital collections I came across a total of 20 US embassy cables from the 1970s that mention James Bond and Ian Fleming.  Most of them are records of ongoing covert affairs across the world that simply liken what's going to 'a James Bond ...
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FBI informants committed over 5600 crimes in one year

FBI informants committed over 5600 crimes in one year

A recently obtained report covering the year 2011 shows that FBI informants carried out 5658 acts of 'Otherwise Illegal Activity' (OIA) that were pre-approved by their Bureau handlers. All the detail in the report, such as which field offices approved how many acts of OIA, are redacted. However, the DOJ ...
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CIA on recruiting Jennifer Garner

In 2004 the CIA used the popular TV actress and star of CIA drama Alias Jennifer Garner in a recruitment video to be shown at colleges and similar venues.  The video was made available for a time on their website though is sadly no longer accessible. Garner was not paid ...
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Profile: Frederick Forsyth

Born: 25 August 1938 Died: N/A Intelligence involvement: Occasional work for MI6.  Served in the RAF. Culture involvement: Author of widely read and acclaimed thrillers most notably The Day of the Jackal, Icon and The Odessa File. Many of these books were subsequently adapted for the big screen. Bio:  Frederick ...
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Fresh calls for Pat Finucane Inquiry

I was alerted to this story via an anonymous text message I received last night from an unknown number, but yesterday the head of the opposition in the UK parliament, Labour party leader Ed Miliband, called for a public inquiry into the assassination of Belfast human rights lawyer Pat Finucane ...
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