This is the part of the story that Josh Marshall has been questioning: why doesn't the FBI investigate the Niger fogeries? (Marshall posts on the Plame affair.)
AlterNet story about Iran-Contra participant Michael Ledeen, dated May, 2003:
Read more...The American Conservative has a June 2003 article about Ledeen titled: Flirting with Fascism - Neocon theorist Michael Ledeen draws more from Italian fascism than from the American Right, in which it quotes Ledeen's book:
Okay, back to the present:
Italy has ordered the arrest of 13 CIA agents. And uncovered a "parallel counter-intelligence network".
Calipari was the SISMI chief in the Giuliana Sgrena rescue operation killed by American soldiers at a roadblock in Iraq. Baldoni was the reporter taken hostage and killed in Iraq.
Wayne Madsen is on the story:
I have some links to information about Operation Gladio (NATO's secret army) on my webpage here (for some reason I'm not getting the link to work properly, so you may have to scroll about half-way down the page to a blue box). Here are some excerpts:
Are you beginning to see how deep the rabbit hole goes? The crap that's happening now is not something new - it's just being brought to the surface, perhaps due to the bungling of the idiots now in the WH, and perhaps simply because it's time.
Back to Madsen's article:
Remember the Hariri incident?
Of course, the biggest Gladio operation that we may be faced with in this country is the attack on the World Trade Towers. September 11.