WikiLeaks Releases CIA Spy Orders For 2012 French Presidential Election

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Feb 172017
 
A new release from Wikileaks has revealed that the CIA took part in a seven-month long spying campaign against every major French political party and candidate before and after the nation’s presidential elections in 2012.

WikiLeaks Releases CIA Spy Orders For 2012 French Presidential Election

WikiLeaks released a set of documents showing CIA espionage on candidates in France’s 2012 presidential elections.

The documents disclose that all of France’s major political parties were targeted for infiltration by the CIA’s human (“HUMINT”) and electronic (“SIGINT”) spies.

According to Wikileaks, the CIA operation initially ran for 10 months from November 21, 2011, to September 29, 2012, and continued after the April-May 2012 French presidential election and into the formation of the new government.

Specific instructions tasked CIA officers to discover Sarkozy’s private deliberations “on the other candidates” as well as how he interacted with his advisors. Sarkozy’s earlier self-identification as “Sarkozy the American” did not protect him from US espionage in the 2012 election or during his presidency.

The CIA assessed that President Nicholas Sarkozy’s UMP party was not assured re-election and ordered officers to find out Sarkozy’s private deliberations “on the other candidates” as well as how he interacted with his advisors, according to the documents. The agency also reportedly outlined orders specific to the UMP (Union for a Popular Movement), including obtaining the party’s “Strategic Election Plans” and gleaning private thoughts within the party on Sarkozy’s campaign strategies.

 

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Press Release (English)

16 February, 2017

CIA espionage orders for the last French presidential election

All major French political parties were targeted for infiltration by the CIA’s human (“HUMINT”) and electronic (“SIGINT”) spies in the seven months leading up to France’s 2012 presidential election. The revelations are contained within CIA tasking orders published today by CIA Vault 7 series. Named the French Socialist Party (PS), the National Front (FN) and Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) together with President Francois Hollande, then President Nicolas Sarkozy, And training presidential candidates Martine Aubry and Dominique Strauss-Khan.

The CIA assessed that President Sarkozy’s party was not assured re-election. The Strategic Election Plans of the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP); Schisms or alliances developing in the UMP elite; Private UMP reactions to Sarkozy’s campaign stratagies; Discussions within the UMP on any “perceived vulnerabilities to maintaining power” after the election; Efforts to change the party’s ideological mission; And discussions about Sarkozy’s support for the UMP and “the value he places on the continuation of the party’s dominance”. Specific instructions tasked CIA officers to discover Sarkozy’s private deliberations “on the other candidates” as well as how he interacted with his advisors. Sarkozy’s earlier self-identification as “Sarkozy the American” did not protect him from US espionage in the 2012 election or during his presidency .

The espionage order for “Non Ruling Political Parties and Candidates Strategic Election Plans” which targeted Francois Holland, Information on internal party dynamics and rising leaders; Efforts to influence and implement political decisions; Support from local government officials, government elites or business elites; Views of the United States; Efforts to reach out to other countries, including Germany, Israel, Palestine, Syria & Cote d’Ivoire; As well as information about party and candidate funding.

Significantly, two CIA opposition spying tasks, “What policies do they promote to help boost France’s economic growth prospects?” And “What are their opinions on the German model of export-led growth?” Resonate with a US economic spy order from the same year . That ordered obtaining details of every prospective French export contract or deal valued at $ 200m or more.

The spying opposition also places the weight on the candidates’ attitudes to the EU’s economic crisis, centering around their position on the Greek debt crisis; The role of France and Germany in the management of the Greek debt crisis; The vulnerability of French government and French banks to a Greek default; And “specific proposals and recommendations” to deal with the “euro-zone crisis”.

The CIA espionage “NO-ORDINARY” (“NOFORN”) due to “Friends-on-Friends sensitivities”. CIA, the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), and the US Department of Intelligence and Research Branch.

The CIA is in the process of becoming a member of the CIA.

 
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Germany Tried To Influence The Election In Favor Of Hillary

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Dec 172016
 

Germany Tried To Influence The Election In Favor Of Hillary

Germany funded the Clinton Campaign and therefore acted as an external influence during the Election.

Angela Merkel has been caught funneling up to $5 million of German taxpayers money to the Clinton Foundation in an underhanded effort to try to influence the U.S. Election.

Between July and September 2016, Merkel gave millions of German taxpayers money to the Clinton Foundation, according to German newspaper Die Welt.

In the latest list of donors published on the Clinton Foundation website, the name of Germany’s Federal Ministry for the Environment (BMU) appears among those which gave between $1 million and $5 million.

Germany Influence Election - Germany Tried To Influence The Election In Favor Of Hillary

The Federal Ministry for the Environment (BMU) transferred the money to the Clinton Foundation in the third quarter of 2016, at the height of Clinton’s campaign.

The German government has some explaining to do for the donation. Why would a Federal German Ministry support the election campaign of a U.S. presidential candidate? It seems German taxpayers unwittingly financed Hillary Clinton’s election campaign.

 

Forgotten French Castle

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Dec 282015
 

Located in the midst of a large wood stands the Château de la Mothe-Chandeniers a former stronghold of the illustrious Bauçay family, lords of Loudun.

The stronghold dates to the thirteenth century and was originally called Motte Bauçay (or Baussay). The Motte Baussay was taken twice by the English in the middle ages and devastated during the French Revolution.

It was bought in 1809 by François Hennecart, a wealthy businessman who undertook to restore its former glory. But it passed in 1857 to Baron Joseph Lejeune.

In 1932, a major fire destroyed most of the buildings in the castle. It has been abandoned ever since.

She’s a sleeping beauty situated in the midst of a large wood, surrounded by a medieval moat in the town of Les Trois-Moutiers in the Poitou-Charentes region of France. There’s something distinctly magical about it, not its size or grandeur, because there are bigger and bolder chateau designs out there, but this place has that ability to inspire a thousand stories, to feed the imagination and ignite the flames of an inexplicable nostalgia…

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These days it seems like castles only exist in storybooks and Disney movies. What happened to the foreboding dwellings of our wealthiest ancestors? The truth of the matter is, while there are still many castles in Europe and a few in the United States, many have fallen into disrepair and ruin over time. However, in the Poitou-Charentes region of France, a group of preservationists are trying to save a 13th century castle that is slowly being reclaimed by nature. The story behind the abandoned property is just as fascinating as what’s left standing today.

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Obama Declares ISIS Contained

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Nov 142015
 

Earlier yesterday, before the attacks in France, Obama declared that ISIS was contained.

Yep… he really is dumber than a box of rocks!

Friday on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” President Barack Obama seemingly downplayed the threat of ISIS in an interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos that aired on Friday’s broadcast of “Good Morning America.”

Stephanopoulos asked Obama if ISIS was gaining in strength, to which Obama denied they were.

“I don’t think they’re gaining strength,” Obama responded. “What is true is that from the start, our goal has been first to contain and we have contained them. They have not gained ground in Iraq, and in Syria they’ll come in, they’ll leave, but you don’t see this systemic march by ISIL across the terrain.”

“What we have not yet been able to do is to completely decapitate their command and control structures,” he admitted. “We’ve made some progress in trying to reduce the flow of foreign fighters and part our goal has to be to recruit more effective Sunni partners in Iraq to really go on offense rather than simply engage in defense.”

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Horse And Baby Goat

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Apr 022015
 

This is the cutest thing you will see all day.

A plucky goat has been caught on camera trying to impress his horse friend with some adorable nose rubs.

Virginie Bourdes, who lives on a farm in the South of France, captured her pet dwarf goat Bibi performing a courtship-like dance on his hind legs to a horse in the stable.

As he nears the large equine, he gives its nose an affectionate rub with his own.

When he loses his balance, he shuffles backwards and performs the move again towards the stable door.

Bourdes can be heard giggling in the background as she watches the comical moment unfold.

At one point the horse issues a few licks to its new hoofed friend.
The patchy brown and white goat appears to be the same height as the horse’s knees.
Many viewers have deemed the animal’s bond ‘cute’ and ‘adorable’.

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Surprise! Andreas Lubitz Was A Muslim Convert

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Mar 272015
 

From Gateway Pundit:

GERMAN REPORT —HE WAS RADICALIZED!

GERMAN CO-PILOT WAS MUSLIM CONVERT–
— STAYED AT Bremen Mosque

Police have reportedly found an “item of significance” at the apartment of the co-pilot who crashed the Germanwing passenger plane into the Alps this week.
The item was NOT a suicide note.
Andreas Lubitz
28-year-old German Andreas Lubitz trained in the Phoenix, Arizona and is pictured here in San Francisco.

A German news website claims Andreas Lubitz was a Muslim convert.
Speisa.com reported:

According to Michael Mannheimer, a writer for German PI-News, Germany now has its own 9/11, thanks to the convert to Islam, Andreas Lubitz.
Translation from German:

All evidence indicates that the copilot of Airbus machine in his six-months break during his training as a pilot in Germanwings, converted to Islam and subsequently either by the order of “radical”, ie. devout Muslims , or received the order from the book of terror, the Quran, on his own accord decided to carry out this mass murder. As a radical mosque in Bremen is in the center of the investigation, in which the convert was staying often, it can be assumed that he – as Mohammed Atta, in the attack against New York – received his instructions directly from the immediate vicinity of the mosque.

Converts are the most important weapon of Islam. Because their resume do not suggests that they often are particularly violent Muslims. Thus Germany now has its own 9/11, but in a reduced form. And so it is clear that Islam is a terrorist organization that are in accordance with §129a of the Criminal Code to prohibit it and to investigate its followers. But nothing will happen. One can bet that the apologists (media, politics, “Islamic Scholars”) will agree to assign this an act of a “mentally unstable” man, and you can bet that now, once again the mantra of how supposedly peaceful Islam is will continue. And worse still, the attacks by the left against those who have always warned against Islam, will be angrier and merciless.

For now the German Islam supporters like never before have their backs against the wall.

Michael Mannheimer, 26.3.2015

Apparently from the comments at German PI – Andreas Lubitz was Muslim convert from his Facebook page.

 

The Religion Of Peace Kills Again

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Jan 072015
 

The Religion Of Peace Kills Again - The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam.

The news today from Paris where Islamists killed twelve journalists is yet another reminder that Islam is at war with the West, the world, and itself.

By Alan Caruba

The news from Paris about the killing of twelve journalists highlights Islam’s war on the West that represents a fundamental truth about this cult of Mohammad.

Most are familiar with the Islamic schism between the majority Sunnis and the minority Shiites. It dates back to the very earliest days of Islam when the two groups disagreed over who should be the successor to Mohammad.

There is a new schism in Islam these days and it is between a moderate interpretation of Islam and fundamentalism. We have all seen what fundamentalism produces.

The past year had dramatic and tragic slaughters by the Islamic State (ISIS) in the Syrian-Iraqi area they control, the murder of more than 140 school children in Pakistan by the Taliban, and the kidnapping of 276 girls by Boko Haram in Nigeria. These acts represent a strict interpretation of Shia law based on the Koran.

That is why an address by Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, on New Year’s Day to clerics at Al-Azhar and the Awqaf Ministry is particularly significant. As reported by Raymond Ibrahim of the Middle East Forum, Sisi “a vocal supporter for a renewed vision of Islam, made what must be his most forceful and impassioned plea to date.”

His speech was a warning that “the corpus of (Islamic) texts and ideas that we have made sacred over the years” are “antagonizing the entire world.”

Referring to the 1.6 billion Muslims, Sisi said it is not possible that they “should want to kill the rest of the world’s inhabitants—that is 7 billion—so that they themselves may live.” Islam, said Sisi “is being torn, it is being destroyed, it is being lost—and it is being lost by our own hands.”

I cannot recall any other Islamic leader saying anything this bold and this true. Directly addressing the clerics, Sisi said “It’s inconceivable that the thinking that we hold most sacred should cause the entire umma (Islamic world) to be a source of anxiety, danger, killing and destruction for the rest of the world.” That is, of course, exactly what has been occurring.

Sisi called for “a religious revolution”, what Christians would call a reformation. “You, imams, are responsible before Allah. The entire world is waiting for your next move…”

Based on negotiations led by the U.S., the world is waiting to see what Iran, the home of the Islamic Revolution—the name given to the ayatollah’s movement that overthrew the Shah in 1979—will do in the face of demands that it cease its quest to produce its own nuclear weapons.

You don’t have to be a U.S. diplomat to know the answer to that. As Behnam Ben Taleblu of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies recently wrote, for decades the Iranian leadership has referred to “American Islam”, a term that describes what Iran “perceives to be a depoliticized perversion of the true faith, devoid of the revolutionary sentiment that guides the Islamic Republic.” Calling it “American” demonstrates their contempt for everything American.

The Iranians even apply the term to Muslim nations “deemed pliant before the will of superpowers like the United States.” In their view, they are the champions of “the pure Islam of Mohammad.” The Iranians are Shiites. As such, they are a minority sect within Islam, though a large one by any standard.

Those U.S. diplomats negotiating to get Iran to agree to cease pursuing the ability to construct their own nuclear weapons should read the memoirs of Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s foreign minister and lead nuclear negotiator. As Taleblu notes, Zarif has a PhD from an American university, but he still wrote “We have a fundamental problem with the West and especially with America. This is because we are claimants of a mission, which has a global dimension.”

That mission is to impose Islam—their fundamental brand of it—on the entire world. That would get easier if they can threaten the world with nuclear weapons. Iran has been the leading sponsor of Islamic terror since its revolution in 1979.

The gap between Egyptian President Sisi’s concerns about the state of Islam today and the intention of fundamentalists like Zarif are a capsule version of what is occurring among Muslims throughout the world.

Islam is not inclined toward any form of modernity and most certainly not toward any form of personal freedom so the world has to remain watchful and, at this point, far less inclined to give its terrorists a pass with the claim they do not represent Islam.

© Alan Caruba, 2015

 

Homeless Bodybuilder Jacques Sayagh

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Dec 162014
 

Meet Jacques Sayagh, the most ripped homeless man in Paris.

Frenchman Jacques Sayagh has found a novel way to make sure he never misses a workout.

Rather than travel long distances to a gym at ungodly hours, the 50-year-old bodybuilder works out right next to his “home” – on the streets of Paris.

“I don’t want to live in a small apartment,” he says in the video above, which has gone viral since it was uploaded to YouTube last week. “People do not understand why I sleep on the floor, but I never feel cold.”

The short film, made by director Julien Goudichaud, documents Sayagh’s daily workout routine. He does push-ups on the pavement, pull-ups using belts suspended from lampposts, and bicep curls using bungee ropes attached to railings.

Shots of his stretch of street show that he lives with his dog, various bits of workout apparatus, and tubs of creatine powder.

“Bodybuilders are futurists, they dare everything,” explains Sayagh, who competes in bodybuilding contests despite a diseased liver from his days of alcohol abuse. “It’s a world that I like.”

Sayagh says that a simple motivation propels him to work out, even when Paris’s streets are at their very coldest. “I have grandchildren. I don’t want them to think that their grandfather is an asshole. I want them to be proud of me, that’s all I want.”

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The Vespa 150 TAP

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Oct 012014
 
The Vespa 150 TAP

 
This is probably the deadliest Vespa in the world.

Vespa 150 TAP

The Vespa 150 TAP is a Vespa scooter modified for use with paratroops. Introduced in 1956 and updated in 1959, it was produced by Ateliers de Construction de Motocycles et Automobiles (ACMA), the licensed assembler of Vespas in France at the time. Modifications from the civilian Vespa included a reinforced frame and a three inch recoilless rifle mounted to the scooter.

The 150 TAP’s mounted M20 75 mm recoilless rifle, a U.S.-made light anti-armour cannon, was very light in comparison to a standard 75 mm cannon but was still able to penetrate 100 mm of armour by HEAT warhead. The recoil is counteracted by venting propellant gases out the rear of the weapon which eliminated the need for a mechanical recoil system or heavy mounts, enabling the weapon to be fired from the Vespa frame.

The scooters would be parachute-dropped in pairs, accompanied by a two-man team. The gun was carried on one scooter, while the ammunition was loaded on the other. Due to the lack of any kind of aiming devices the recoilless rifle was never designed to be fired from the scooter; the gun was mounted on a tripod, which was also carried by the scooter, before being fired.

The “Bazooka Vespa” was relatively cheap: Vespas cost roughly US $500 at the time, and the M20s were plentiful. Five hundred Vespa TAP scooters were produced.

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WWII Widow’s Journey For Reconciliation

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Mar 202014
 
WWII Widow’s Journey For Reconciliation

 
The wife of a Texas World War II soldier waited for more than 68 years for solid proof that her husband is either dead or alive. Then she learned the stunning truth in Normandy, France.
 

“Billie was married to me all of his life, and I choose to be married to him all of my life.”

Peggy S. Harris, a native of Vernon, Texas, was working at Altus AFB as an electrical instrument mechanic in 1942 when she first heard from 1st Lt. Billie D. Harris, a native of Altus, Okla.

“I worked with my husband’s father at that time,” Peggy said. “He was writing letters to [Billie], telling him about me, and I refused to write to him first or give him or his father my address. So he wrote a letter to me and put it in an envelope to his father to give to me. That was my first acquaintance with him.”

After that, they wrote letters back and forth.

“I tried to discourage him,” Peggy said. “I wrote to him that I loved opera and listened on Saturday afternoons. I thought that would turn any man off, but he wasn’t and he wrote back. I wrote him that I memorized poetry and he wrote back that he memorized poetry as well and he thought that was really great.”

“So over and over, when I tried to put him off, he still came back and wrote,” she said.

Peggy and Billie finally met in person in a hangar at Altus AFB.

“When he came home for leave, I hid in the cockpit of an airplane so he wouldn’t find me,” she said. “Then all of a sudden, even though I was crouched down in the cock pit, the door opened and there he was. Evidently, he saw me squatting in the plane.”

Since then, they were inseparable, Peggy said.

Peggy was married to 1st Lt. Billie Harris for only six weeks before he deployed in World War II.

“He wrote me that the ship was needed for wounded and he would come home as soon as there was space available,” Peggy said.

1st Lt. Harris flew his last mission over Normandy, France July 17, 1944 after which he never returned.

For more than 60 years, Peggy has been on a journey to find answers to her husband’s whereabouts.

He was first reported as missing, and then reported as alive and coming home. But Peggy later received a letter saying he was killed and buried at a certain cemetery, then another letter that said he was buried in another cemetery, and then was told that those remains weren’t her husband’s after all.

“And then Alton (Billie’s cousin) reached out and decided to request Billie’s military records,” Peggy said. “They told Alton in September (2005) that it would take six months, and then they called him back and said ‘you’ll never believe this, but six months ago a woman from France asked for these files and we sent copies to her’.”

Peggy and Alton attained the woman’s name and contacted her.

They were then informed that 1st Lt. Harris was buried in Normandy.

“The woman said that the people in Normandy wanted to have a parade and ceremony and she invited us to come,” Peggy said. “She told us to set the date, and we set it for Easter of 2006.”

Peggy also discovered that a small town in Normandy called Les Ventes named the main road “Place Billie D. Harris” where members of the town have marched down every year for 60 years to honor his sacrifice. 1st Lt. Harris veered the plane he flew into the woods, avoiding crashing into the town.

Peggy said that the people of Normandy welcomed her to their home with open arms.

Since then Peggy sends flowers to adorn her husband’s grave ten times a year–for anniversaries, Easter, his birthday, and Valentine’s Day to name a few.

At an assembly to honor U.S. Veterans at Vernon High School Nov. 12, the Altus AFB Blue Knights Honor Guard performed a flag folding ceremony in commemoration of 1st Lt. Billie D. Harris. The flag was presented to Peggy by Col. Ted Detwiler, 97th Operations Group commander.

“Veteran’s Day means so much to me, and always will,” Peggy said. “We will always remember.”

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