Monday, January 11, 2010

The Weird Factor

Update below.

Justin Raimondo discusses what he calls “The Weird Factor”. He gives us more information than we have seen to date on the “well-dressed Indian” man who apparently ushered the Underpants Bomber through the screening process without a passport (a claim which is now being denied by authorities).

He offers a piece of information that I had not yet seen about a mystery person who was filming the whole thing (something two different passengers have reported).

He reports an incident with another “Indian man in orange” being handcuffed and led away once the plane landed.

And he reports something else I did not know: Israeli personnel are in charge of interviewing all passengers before their flight at the Dutch airport where this flight originated.

Raimondo also refers to a story I had not heard in relation to the 9/11 attacks:

Reports of the mysterious Israelis with an inexplicable interest in peddling art to G-men came in from more than 40 U.S. cities and continued throughout the first six months of 2001. Agents of the DEA, ATF, Air Force, Secret Service, FBI, and U.S. Marshals Service documented some 130 separate incidents of "art student" encounters. Some of the Israelis were observed diagramming the inside of federal buildings. Some were found carrying photographs they had taken of federal agents. One was discovered with a computer printout in his luggage that referred to "DEA groups."

In some cases, the Israelis visited locations not known to the public -- areas without street addresses, for example, or DEA offices not identified as such -- leading authorities to suspect that information had been gathered from prior surveillance or perhaps electronically, from credit cards and other sources. One Israeli was discovered holding banking receipts for substantial sums of money, close to $180,000 in withdrawals and deposits over a two-month period.


Along with this reminder that at least somebody in Israel knew of “the event” – which is what they are calling 9/11 - before it happened so that five Israelis were there to “document it” (more on that story), possibly connected to the receipt of an instant message by two Odigo Messenger Service workers in Israel two hours before the 9/11 attack that it was going down, and the AIPAC spying case, my sense of the terrorism we are experiencing is that it is a result directly of our government’s policies on the Middle East, and the likelihood that these incidents are being encouraged, if not instigated, by the Israelis as a means to embroil us in a war against their Arab neighbors. Our attempts to control the oil in the Middle East might have otherwise been done by bribes and negotiations.

A good case could be made for the U.S. military being Israel’s Proxy Army.

And one last bit of information in The Weird Factor which I stumbled upon in following some links, which if investigated might tie a lot of the weird pieces together: the Dutch airport isn’t the only one that uses an Israeli company for security:

One company had automatic inside access to all of the airports from which hijacked planes departed on 9-11, and to the airports used by Richard Reid, the shoe bomber. An Israeli company.


Hours before the House version of the first Patriot Act went to a vote, "technical corrections" were inserted into the body of the legislation whereby foreign security companies such as [Israeli] ICTS-International would be immune from lawsuits related to the events of 9/11.

What Really Happened

I think at one point I knew, but had long since forgotten (as I imagine most people have – for good reason), that originally, Osama bin Laden denied being responsible for the 9/11 attack.)

”I have already said that we are against the American system, not against its people, whereas in these attacks, the common American people have been killed.[...] The United States should try to trace the perpetrators of these attacks within itself; the people who are a part of the U.S. system, but are dissenting against it. Or those who are working for some other system; persons who want to make the present century as a century of conflict between Islam and Christianity so that their own civilization, nation, country, or ideology could survive. They can be anyone, from Russia to Israel and from India to Serbia. In the U.S. itself, there are dozens of well-organized and well-equipped groups, which are capable of causing a large-scale destruction.


General Noriega was made a drug baron by the CIA and, in need, he was made a scapegoat. In the same way, whether it is President Bush or any other U.S. President, they cannot bring Israel to justice for its human rights abuses or to hold it accountable for such crimes. What is this? Is it not that there exists a government within the government in the United Sates? That secret government must be asked as to who carried out the attacks.”


Of course, a large number of U.S. PNAC members are intimately tied to Israel, and these people held powerful positions in the Bush administration. And they’re not dead yet. PNAC, as you may recall, has a goal of recreating the Middle East under the control of the U.S.

And at least in the eyes of the leaders of Israel, the US is under Israel’s control.

[The] Israeli Prime Minister has stopped short of saying that Israel controls the US government. Speaking to the Israeli media this week, Olmert said he had asked President Bush to order Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to abstain in a key UN vote on the Israeli genocidal onslaught in the Gaza Strip.

“She was left shamed. A resolution that she prepared and arranged, and in the end she didn’t vote in favor,” said Olmert, bragging about “our clout and influence” in the US .


Olmert said he demanded rather aggressively to talk to President Bush and when Bush was on the phone, he told him to order Rice not to vote for the resolution.

“I said ‘get me President Bush on the phone.’ They said he was in the middle of giving a speech in Philadelphia . I said I didn’t care. I need to talk to him now. He got off the podium and spoke to me.

“I told him the US could not vote in favor. It cannot vote in favor of such a resolution. He (Bush) immediately called the Secretary of State and told her not to vote in favor.”


In 2001, an acrimonious argument reportedly erupted during the Israeli cabinet weekly session between then Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and then foreign Minister Shimon Peres during which Sharon reportedly yelled at Peres, saying: "Don't worry about American pressure, we control America."

Peres reportedly warned Sharon that refusing to heed incessant American requests for a cease-fire with the Palestinians would endanger Israeli interests and turn the US against Israel.

At this point, a furious Sharon turned toward Peres, saying:

"Every time we do something you tell me America will do this and will do that . . . I want to tell you something very clear:

“Don't worry about American pressure on Israel. We, the Jewish people, control America, and the Americans know it."

Jalur Gaza News

Indeed, some do.

Of course, both of those accounts have been denied.

And do I need to mention Operation Gladio again?

And where is Mad Michael Ledeen* ( extreme right-wing former consultant to the National Security Council and the Pentagon, involved in the Niger forgeries) these days? Why, cheerleading the invasion of Iran, of course.

Meanwhile, the Western world clicks its collective tongue and criticizes "the violence" and the lack of respect for rights of free speech and assembly, as if that were the point. Not a single Western "leader" has found the nerve and the common sense to denounce the regime and call for regime change. Indeed, President Obama couldn't drag himself away from the beach and the basketball court on Oahu to say anything at all. Nor could our secretary of state. Or Robert Gates, for that matter, whose men and women are being blown up in Iraq and Afghanistan, courtesy of the mullahs.

Michael Ledeen in National Review

"In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way." - Franklin D. Roosevelt

…but hey, do what you want…you will anyway.

*A little more about Mr. Ledeen, founder and currently on the Advisory Board of JINSA – Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs:

JINSA —which has long served as a route for Israeli intelligence to penetrate the U.S. military and recruit agents of influence for its interests—has played a significant role in pushing through the pre-emptive war policy.


After he left the position of Secretary of Defense in the Bush "41" Administration, [Dick] Cheney again hooked up with the Libby/Wolfowitz circle, joining the International Advisory Board of JINSA. JINSA was founded by three of Israeli intelligence's leading agents in America: Dr. Stephen Bryen, who was investigated for passing classified information to the Israelis from the Senate in 1978; Richard Perle; and Michael Ledeen. All three JINSA big-wigs were named as members of the circle known as the "X Committee" behind the espionage of the convicted spy for Israel, Jonathan Jay Pollard.


[The] Iraq occupation government's first appointed "Viceroy," Jay Garner, is a JINSA collaborator. James Woolsey, the former Director of Central Intelligence and currently an Iraq war fanatic on the Defense Policy Board, who has been the attorney for the discredited Iraqi National Congress of Ahmed Chalabi, is on JINSA's board. And on May 18, JINSA's Ledeen played a major role at a neo-con/Christian fundamentalist rally to oppose the Road Map for Mideast peace, and to call for extending the Iraq war to Syria, Iran, and Saudi Arabia, after which the idea of a Palestinian state could be dropped for good.



[General David] Petraeus declined to comment on reports that Israel, which says Iran presents an existential threat to the Jewish state, may attack its arch-foe's nuclear facilities.

But he told CNN the facilities "certainly can be bombed" even though they are reportedly heavily fortified. "The level of effect would vary with who it is that carries it out, what ordnance they have, and what capability they can bring to bear," he added.

Without elaborating on the contingency plans, the general said it could be some time before Washington decides whether to execute them and that diplomatic efforts would continue in the meantime.

  Raw Story

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