CIA caught red handed in Ukraine

CIA caught red handed in Ukraine

CIA Director Brennan CIA Director Brennan

Tue Apr 15, 2014 11:18AM GMT

By Jim W. Dean

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“Oh what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive” … Sir Walter Scott (1771 – 1832)

The three-ring diplomatic circus in Ukraine continues to entertain, even if sadly so. The White House found itself having to backtrack on the CIA’s denial that Director Brennan was not in Kiev over the weekend and his visit had no connection with the military crackdown ordered against East Ukraine during that time. It was a special moment.

Let us count the mistakes here. First, the Russians put the coup-deposed President Yanukovich out on point with the story about Brennan’s visit, which they would not have been so stupid to do if it were not true. Validation was coming in quickly anyway, as Brennan had met with a good number of senior coup members and the top security people.

Keeping the visit secret with that many in the loop was impossible. High level Intel people are supposed to anticipate problems before hand and be prepared to deal with revelations like this, and Brennan’s PR staff muffed this. The White House had to take the correction hit, and then the CIA people muffed it again with more song and dance.

They claimed that the military crackdown called for by President Turchinov was not associated with Brennan’s visit, but their attempt to hide Brennan’s visit cast an obvious shadow over that claim. The Kiev coup-meisters had to have made Brennan aware of their plans, and he was smart enough to realize that if they carried through with deploying military forces against the referendum cities, then all eyes would be on his visit as playing a key role. Denials are quite useless in such situations.

If the Kiev coup leaders did not tell him, then they put Director Brennan in a very bad situation. If that was the case, were they trying to make it appear that they must have had CIA endorsement of their action, lashing him to their mast, so to speak? That would be one hell of a desperate move on their part. But really, if anyone has a reason to be desperate it is the Kiev coup-meisters.

They have run the country like the Three Stooges, obviously having elevated themselves far beyond their competency… and that has been on display for weeks now. The US Embassy in Kiev has obviously been involved with a slow motion train wreck and is now keeping a very low profile… no more visits by Victoria Nuland to hand out cakes prior to the next sniper turkey-shoot.

Both the coup-meisters and the US State Department are joined at the hip on who has made the biggest fools of themselves. What the independent Intel community is seeing is anger replacing good judgment. As the US/Kiev bogus hyping of an impending Russian invasion becomes known to all, even down to the cab drivers of the world, they cripple themselves because nothing they say is believed anymore. They are in diplomatic quicksand.

So what did they do to fix the situation? They just kept making more and more charges against the Russians. NATO General Breedlove’s comment about the Red Army being ready to sweep through Ukraine to Molodova in a few days was a sure bet that panic was setting in on the real impending disaster, another US regime change miscalculation.

None of the scare tactics were working. Putin was using boxer Mohammed Ali’s rope-a-dope tactic of letting the US pound on him with charges of aggression, when every day it became more and more clear who the aggressors were.

The special UN Security Council meeting called for on Sunday night to deal with Kiev’s announcement of imminent military action found Ambassador Samantha Power digging the US into a deeper hole. She trotted out the same charges, that the Russians were coordinating the East Ukraine city hall and police station takeovers because only professional military people could do that. We are seeing a common affliction from the US State Dept., treating the rest of us like we are all morons, but we aren’t.

It does not take a UN Ambassador to be smart enough to realize that East Ukraine has a huge number of veterans there, many still in the reserves who have been trained to make a good showing of themselves as home guard. For weeks and weeks, they have been listening to Right Sector’s Dimity Yarosh bragging about how when he rolls all the nationalists up in the New National Guard, he was going to declare war on the enemies of the revolution.

During the recent Jada debates, when they are not brawling, there have been open calls from some MP’s including the nationalist Svoboda party to kill all those resisting Kiev in the East. The Eastern governors have budgets to fund 200-man personal militias, recruiting them from the nationalist thugs, from the Maidan battles to local petty criminals. When not providing security these political hoodlums are threatening and beating up opposition presidential candidates as they did in Odessa last week.

All of this has been closely watched by the military veterans of East Ukraine. They saw that the Kiev government state bastions were being used against them and would be bases for outside reinforcements if tensions escalated. Interior minister Avakov announced that Kiev was ready “to attract” 12,000 into the new force that will be given arms, equipment and supervision, and he further claimed that East Ukraine will get the first taste of this unit.

It does not take a genius to read between the lines that the Right Sector thugs, whom Avakov forced out of Kiev without their baggage being searched for weapons, were being recycled for deployment. They were going to be used as front line political muscle for nasty work that the coup regime did not trust the military or local police to do.

The East Ukraine natives obviously have their own intelligence network. They saw what Kiev was gearing up to do, and what would you expect veterans to do? Would they sit back and wait until these nationalist stormtroopers were deployed to the cities, fortified, and THEN take them on with a substantial loss of life?

Of course not… they pre-empted them by taking over the Kiev bases in their midst. It would have been irresponsible for them to do otherwise. Without heavy weapons they must control defensible ground for inner-city fighting, if it comes down to that, where non-local Right Sector fighters are at a great disadvantage as graveyard candidates.

The only army units we have seen so far have been outside the cities manning road blocks so they can block reinforcements being moved around if Kiev should decide to take one city back at a time. Local airports are now being taken over so special operations troops cannot be flown in and attack from a wide number of directions.

I will close with Samantha Fox’s empty hand she showed at the Sunday night UNSC meeting. I am old enough to clearly remember watching another Security Council meeting where the US ambassador was showing U2 spy plane photographs of Russian missile emplacements in Cuba. It was the defining television moment of that JFK-era crisis.

After the endless accusations of the evil Russian Bear orchestrating the East Ukraine protests, with charges of intelligence and active duty military widely involved, Ms. Fox showed us no photographs or videos of captured Russian prisoners, no cell phone intercepts, and no grand-plan map case found like on D-Day and Operation Market Garden. Even at this late stage of the game, all Fox had to give us was more charges.

Frankly, I am bored listening to them. Ms. Fox knows we have a very commonly-used saying here in the US in such situations, “It is time to put up…or shut up.” East Ukraine is not going to let the US or the EU shove a coup government down their throats… period. There are a lot of Americans who would go there now to fight by their side. Descendents of Confederate Americans especially know what it is like to live under the boot. And I am one of them.


Jim W. Dean comes from an old military family dating back to the American Revolution. His father was a WWII P-40 and later P-51 Mustang fighter pilot. Jim’s mother was a WWII widow at 16, her first husband killed with all 580 aboard when the SS Paul Hamilton, an ammunition ship with 7000 tons of explosives aboard, was torpedoed off the coast of Algiers. He has appeared on PBS most recently on the Looking for Lincoln documentary with Prof. Henry Lewis Gates and lectured at the Army Command and General Staff School at Fort Gordon. His current writing focus is on national security, intelligence, black and psyops, military/Intel history including personal video archives, and the current wars. Jim Dean is the managing editor of Veterans Today.
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Apr 16, 2014 12:46 PM
……The deceptive acts of CIA and McCain/ Nuland types …Left Ukraine a snow ball falling down with slow motion….No ONE can predict its out come!!….an avalanche in to the making…..How big?…How many lives in its path?…..WW3?….Can it be contained?…depend how FAR Russia is willing to go to ensure SAFTY of Ukrainian /Russians?…..Or IF America is willing to STAY OUT?….Let’s not forget Russia can help to keep Ukraine intact( minus Crimea)…meaning BOTH the U.S( CIA) & Russia stay out….Let Ukrainians resolve their own internal issues…While maintaining its SOVEREIGNITY & INDEPENDENCE & it’s SAFTY?…Just CIA presence in Ukraine is enough to creat suspicions leading to MORE unrest…CIA a factory in business of manufacturing…Coups…UNRESTS…false flags on MANY nations soil tainted with innocents blood…..Why CIA chief was there?!…..Why?..CIA the body… ..America the brain?…One does not want to follow other..The Result?…..A BIG mess threatening the WORLD!
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Tadan Thomus
Apr 16, 2014 6:26 AM
Sweet War, may we forever embrace thee. At the battle of MON in 1914 a soldier said after the first exchange “This is fun”.We all know what’s at stake yet the band plays on. Just think of how you would feel if New York City is reduced to ashes.
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Seth Blathstein USA
Apr 16, 2014 3:4 AM
Hey Jim , i think you made a mistake, the ambassador’s name is Samantha Power, Samantha Fox is a 1980’s… singer.Yes, What was Brennan doing traipsing around KIev this weekend, is he that arrogant and incompetent like the rest of Obama’s Kibbutz ?
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Jiw W. Deanin reply to Seth Blathstein USA
4/16/2014 12:55:59 PM
Ah yes I did. I had a vision of Fox in my mind from a hyphenated last name which many women use, but alas it was a ‘senior momenton my part. We often are sending these in to Press TV after midnight here in Atlanta to catch their morning post time over there, so that is also a ‘foggy’ time for us after a long day.
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Apr 16, 2014 2:13 AM
When the stupid and incompetent are desperate and under pressure, they tend to make stupid and sometimes fatal mistakes. I think Washington, is now under so much pressure from the Bankers who own them, that they are beginning to lose it. Let us hope that is the case, and not the Banker’s supreme arrogance. If it is arrogance, the World, better be prepared for a very bad time.
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Apr 15, 2014 11:59 PM
The rules have changed. Peaceful protesters are now terrorists. That means the US EU did use terrorists to knock out a President in Ukraine. They hid behind the scenes very typical of the Eu and weaved disaster as now today, thugs are telling government what to do. Where goes the US is where all goes down.
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Apr 15, 2014 11:57 PM
My heavens, the US can’t even lie effectively, nor get their “stories straight”. Hubris, arrogance and ignorance don’t mix well.
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Seyyed Mohammad
Apr 15, 2014 8:50 PM
There is a very interesting line in this article: “It does not take a genius to read between the lines that the Right Sector thugs, … were going to be used as front line political muscle for nasty work that the coup regime did not trust the military or local police to do”. Brennan’s visit has clearly empowered the Ukrainian Nazi/Zionist far-right extremist fascists in a new important role. These fascist thugs are designed for street-fights, a perfect tool for bloody crackdown of people/masses on the streets of Europe, as Mussolini have proven it before. Right now Zionist Big-bankers have a big problem with enforcing harsh austerities to cashing inn for bankrupt Spain, Portugal, Greece, and soon Italy, France, etc, too. Is it just a coincident that they are empowering fascists thugs in time of mass-uprising in Europe?
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Apr 15, 2014 4:28 PM
Great Jim Dean !!! Love your quote and your “SPECIAL MOMENT”Good to have a veteran speak out about what veterans are capable of…. I look forward to see something of the same sort in the USA… one day…. lets join hands across the whole planet and sing “We shall over come” and then go for the charge ….
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Jim W. Deanin reply to Bente
4/15/2014 5:12:50 PM
Thanks Bente, I am not a veteran myself, but come from an old military family going back to the American Revolution. And I have a lot of Confederate ancestors who knew what it was like to live under the boot of the victor, the reality of which is censored from our school programs for the fairy tale version the manipulators prefer. You see the West doing this spinning in real time on this Ukraine fiasco.
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Apr 15, 2014 3:28 PM
In general Eastern Ukrainians will have a higher standard of living if Eastern Ukraine becomes part of Russia.
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Luckiest 12
Apr 15, 2014 3:25 PM
And from the dust of war, not only veterans will emerge to be Aces of War, there will be new Vatsily Zaitsev confronting and hunting the neo Nazi, to protect their Mother Russia. For real Russian, sacrificing their own life for the glory of Mother Russia… is not a big deal. Salute for all Russian warrior, may God bless you with Glorious Victory. From Indonesia with love, comerades.
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randhir singh, captain
Apr 15, 2014 1:53 PM
Thanks for yr detailed insight and plain truth. I feel Psdt Putin should act now, rather than waste time talking to Obama.He shd send in a “peace keeping force” to protect the Russian community/towns otherwise I’m afraid he’ll lose the plot, because these hydra headed MONSTERS (US/NATO) will stop at nothing. It will show he means business, and the Ukranian military knows they don’t have a chance. So far 100[[]%] admiration for the Russians.
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randhir singh, captainin reply to randhir singh, captain
4/16/2014 10:41:51 AM
I agree with u. The Zio led rulers will take advantage of the fact that the common US citizen is struggling to make ends meet.Lets hope the ‘tough rustic and simple’ Russian folk in east ukraine can convince the ukranian military not to proceed further. I have a lot of faith in them.
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Jim W. Deanin reply to randhir singh, captain
4/15/2014 5:08:44 PM
Captain, The Russians cannot move fast as that will validate all the false claims the West is making. So Putin has to sit back and let Kiev slaughter those in the East, with US and EU approval, so the rest of the world sees that before considering intervention. The West supported the killings in Kiev to get what they wanted. They will support more in the East, thinking they can continue to blame the Russians, but the credibility of the West is frankly in the toilet. Tare so brazen now because they know people back home are distracted with economic issues. That is the trap we are in.
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Apr 15, 2014 12:10 PM
well written sir , it seems that every person with little intellect can see what is happening (people are waking up to these tricks)apart from US government which has its head in some sort of foggy sands.
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Apr 15, 2014 12:7 PM
To tell the truth is very simple.But to tell lies,it takes a lot of complicated and twisted turns that eventually end up making no sense at all.The usa zionists are at the stage where nobody believes in their cock and bull stories anymore.Well done mr Dean for your contributions to getting the truth out there for the people to see for themselves what their so called leaders are really up to.
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Jim W. Deanin reply to putingotcha
4/15/2014 4:54:48 PM
Puting, The Zionist main strength is from infiltrating our political structure who gives orders to the security people. With 2000 outsourced security contractors and 500,000 individuals with top security clearances…there frankly is no security. They have set up a system so huge it is not manageable, which makes it an infiltration bonanza. The bad news is that the public views this as a kind of sports event. Those who are not that stupid, they feel hopeless to impact these faraway events. We are fighting defeatism, plus ‘divide and conquer’ all the time here. But we are grateful to have our own media platforms where we are not censored so we can reach an audience like you. It is…a bit of a miracle really, and we are most grateful.
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Apr 15, 2014 11:33 AM
Zionist infested CIA has been the major cause of war around the world. The US need a purge of the bad elements in govt causing chaos. CIA has been a trouble maker from Venezuela, to Cuba, down to Syria and now Ukraine.But they should understand that Putin will NEVER allow Ukraine to join NATO
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Jackin reply to realtalk
4/16/2014 4:36:28 AM
The OSS/CIA, along with The Mossad, and their older sister MI6, have been the mechanics behind practically all of the World’s wars in the last 100 years. They are the Banker’s private army, along with their much more useful, and subversive, Crown Agents. The Crown of The City of London, incorporated the Jewish Bankers of Amsterdam, into their fold more than 300 years ago. Their Zionist invention, is just another arrow in their quiver, nothing more. The US, is one of their assets, and it’s people are their slaves. The Crown, is the disease, the US, is just a symptom.
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Just World!
Apr 15, 2014 11:30 AM
america has ridiculed itself with its own lying media machine. It will take some incredible ‘re-branding’ to recover from these recent failures!!!
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