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Britain Names New MI5 Chief: The Spy Who Investigated 2018 Novichok Attack  

Britain Names New MI5 Chief: The Spy Who Investigated 2018 Novichok Attack  

His name is Kenneth McCallum. MI5 is the British domestic security service, the equivalent of America’s FBI. MI5, established in 1909 to counter German espionage ahead of World War One, is tasked with protecting British national security. Its main job is currently countering international terrorism though it is also a counter-intelligence agency. It employs about...

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Bellingcat: The Implausible ‘False Flag’ Theory About a Syrian Chemical Attack

Bellingcat: The Implausible ‘False Flag’ Theory About a Syrian Chemical Attack

Last year I reviewed the evidence of the chemical attack in Douma, Syria and came away unconvinced by the “false flag” scenario advanced by some critics of U.S. policy. While the U.S. is known to mount “false flag” operations, the evidence from Douma does not support the claim that an attack was staged to blame...

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Why Russian Media Identified the Alleged CIA Agent, While U.S. Outlets Did Not

Why Russian Media Identified the Alleged CIA Agent, While U.S. Outlets Did Not

Mulitple Russian news sites identified the CIA spy exfiltrated from Russia because of concerns about his safety, while U.S. news outlets did not. He is Oleg Smolenkov, an assistant to a top foreign policy adviser to President Vladimir Putin. American outlets reported the asset fed the CIA secrets for years and was able to photograph...

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As China Absorbs Xinjiang, Mosques Are Disappearing |

As China Absorbs Xinjiang, Mosques Are Disappearing |

The scope of Chinese social engineering in the western province of Xinjiang is amazing and appalling. The province, home to the non-Chinese Uighur people, most of the Muslim, is now subject to surveillance and “re-education”on a scale not seen anywhere else in the world. Now Bellingcat, the online investigative site, says the Chinese government is...