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Minstrel Boy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-05-04 06:32 PM
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26. Good stuff there, thanks.
There's an interesting little book by Justin Raimondo called The Terror Enigma, which goes into great detail on the Israeli "movers" and the "art students." I don't agree with Raimondo's conclusions, but it's of value because it's extremely well documented, and only with mainstream sources, including Israeli media and US government reports.

This is from an important article on the spy ring in Salon:

The extreme sensitivity of the Israeli art student story in government circles was made clear to this reporter when, in the midst of my inquiries at DEA and elsewhere, I was told by a source that some unknown party had checked my records and background. He proved it by mentioning a job I had briefly held many years ago that virtually no one outside my family knew about. Shortly after this, I received a call from an individual who identified himself only by the code name Stability. Stability said he was referred to me from "someone in Washington." That someone turned out to be a veteran D.C. correspondent who has close sources in the CIA and the FBI and who verified that Stability was a high-level intelligence agent who had been following the art student matter from the inside.

Stability was guarded in his initial conversation with me. He said that people in the intelligence committee were suspicious about my bona fides and raised the possibility that someone was "using" me. "Your name is known and has been known for quite a while," Stability said. "The problem is that you're going into a hornet's nest with this. It's a very difficult time in this particular area. This is a scenario where a lot of people are living a bunker mentality." He added, "There are a lot of people under a lot of pressure right now because there's a great effort to discredit the story, discredit the connections, prevent people from going any further . There are some very, very smart people who have taken a lot of heat on this -- have gone to what I would consider extraordinary risks to reach out. Quite frankly, there are a lot of patriots out there who'd like to remain alive. Typically, patriots are dead."


But to what end? What was the value? What was to be gained? "Unknown, unknown," Stability said. "You could be anywhere from D.C. to daylight on that one. Even on our side, you have to take all the stuff and draw it all out and clean out all the chaff. I will tell you that from those who are working ground zero of this case, it is a difficult puzzle to put together, and it is not complete by any means." Even the spooks are baffled; they have no answers.


Apparently, at least some agents in FBI remain quite concerned about the art student problem. According to several intelligence sources, including Stability, on Dec. 3, 2001, six separate FBI field offices simultaneously forwarded communiqus to FBI headquarters inquiring into the status of the investigation. The FBI agents wanted to have a "clarification" as to what was going on.
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  - I think I will print this out  JohnyCanuck   Aug-05-04 03:30 PM   #21 
  - Your assumption is correct  Minstrel Boy   Aug-05-04 03:44 PM   #22 
  - Excellent Post  Lyagushka   Aug-05-04 04:12 PM   #23 
  - Good stuff there, thanks.  Minstrel Boy   Aug-05-04 06:32 PM   #26 
     - wow, I just read that article  frank frankly   Aug-05-04 08:08 PM   #29 
  - MAGNIFICENT WORK!!!  frank frankly   Aug-05-04 04:14 PM   #24 
  - kickin' for the evening crowd. n/t  liberalnproud   Aug-05-04 06:27 PM   #25 
  - Excellent job! I'm sure this can be built upon too.  leesa   Aug-05-04 06:48 PM   #27 
  - "How many coincidences does it take to make a plot?" - Mae Brussell  Minstrel Boy   Aug-05-04 07:52 PM   #28 
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  - KICK  thecrow   Aug-06-04 06:55 AM   #43 
     - Good idea!  Karenina   Aug-06-04 08:30 AM   #45 

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