The FBI investigation into a group of Russian spies was rushed to conclusion because these illegals seemed to have been tipped off that they were in trouble. The fact that the Russians knew that their spy ring had been discovered is worrying because it may mean that the Bureau or another American intelligence agency has been penetrated by SVR – the follow-on agency to the KGB. It would not be the first time.
Continue reading Trento’s Take: Russian spy ring not up to KGB standards
James Jesus Angleton, the legendary head of Central Intelligence Agency counterintelligence, warned me in the 1970s that a group of right-wing, anti-Castro Cubans had become assassins for a number of conservative governments around the world with the CIA’s blessing. Continue reading The Secret History: The United States and South Africa
The world is full of many strange materials, from silly putty to artificial blood and buckyballs, but none is stranger than the flammable ice called “methane hydrate” lying on the ocean floor in quantities vast enough to end the energy crisis. Continue reading Trento’s Take: Dumbing Down Fire and Ice to Stop C02 Regulation
Prince Alwaleed meeting with Rupert Murdoch. Photo: www.Kingdom.com.sa press release
Apparently, it is coming as a shock to some of the millions of angry, jingoistic Americans, who thought Fox News was seriously patriotic and not just one of Rupert Murdoch’s money grubbing ventures, that the prince of media darkness is now in business with a real Saudi prince. My earlier column on Rupert’s Saudi business playmate, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, a nephew of the Saudi king, seemed to upset the Tea Party crowd almost as much as Senator Scott “Benedict Arnold” Brown voting with the Democrats on the jobs bill last month. Continue reading Trento’s Take: Murdoch and Prince Bin Talal Demonstrate Money Is More Important Than Fighting Terrorism