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2018-11-23 Britain
British Spy Agency Reportedly Opposes Russian Document DECLAS
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Posted by Besoeker 2018-11-23 01:21|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6478 views ]  Top

#1 Of course they object to the release. Steele and his Orbis Business Intelligence Ltd are their assets.

Excerpt from Daily Caller "Unholy Alliance" 7/09/2018 article:

What suggests continuing GCHQ involvement is the British locus of subsequent spying and entrapping activity, such as approaches to London resident George Papadopoulos by Joseph Mifsud, Sergei Millian and Australian diplomat Alexander Downer, all occurring in March through mid-May 2016. Later Stefan Halper lured Papadopoulos, Carter Page and, unsuccessfully, Steven Miller to London for more entrapping initiatives. Indeed, GCHQ chief Robert Hannigan traveled to Washington in August 2016 to personally discuss the investigation with Brennan.

We know that retired British spies stay close and loyal to their alma mater, with reciprocity, which would suggest that Christopher Steele’s retention in June 2016, by Clinton’s Fusion GPS, was likely sanctioned by GCHQ, with the approval of its partners CIA and FBI. Let’s put it this way: could Steele do what he did, seemingly exploiting CGHQ assets regarding sensitive American issues, without the explicit approval of GCHQ and its partners the CIA and FBI? Of course not.

Posted by Besoeker 2018-11-23 02:06||   2018-11-23 02:06|| Front Page Top

#2 Flashback to when Steele literally went into hiding.
Posted by Woodrow 2018-11-23 06:06||   2018-11-23 06:06|| Front Page Top

#3 Let’s put it this way: could Steele do what he did, seemingly exploiting CGHQ assets regarding sensitive American issues, without the explicit approval of GCHQ and its partners the CIA and FBI? Of course not.

Of course not. He had an intelligence business to run.
Posted by Besoeker 2018-11-23 07:18||   2018-11-23 07:18|| Front Page Top

#4 The swamp (British pool) takes care of its own:
Robert Hannigan, former director of GCHQ, becomes RUSI [Brit think tank] Senior Associate Fellow. News, 4 January 2018
Cyber, Intelligence, Technology. "RUSI is delighted to announce the appointment of Robert Hannigan CMG as Senior Associate Fellow."
Posted by Chereting Pelosi1889 2018-11-23 07:57||   2018-11-23 07:57|| Front Page Top

#5 Ref #4: Similar appointments might have taken place under a Hillary Clinton presidency.
Posted by Besoeker 2018-11-23 08:22||   2018-11-23 08:22|| Front Page Top

#6 Sunlight - the best disinfectant
Posted by Frank G 2018-11-23 08:49||   2018-11-23 08:49|| Front Page Top

#7 Live from MI6 boardroom Vauxhall Coventry conference

Posted by Bright Pebbles 2018-11-23 09:25||   2018-11-23 09:25|| Front Page Top

#8 The Deep State in GB pushes back. Sunlight can be good in government.
Posted by JohnQC 2018-11-23 10:59||   2018-11-23 10:59|| Front Page Top

#9 Maybe some of those folks in the British government should be embarrassed.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2018-11-23 13:23||   2018-11-23 13:23|| Front Page Top

#10 Steele, Misfud, Halper, even Alex Downer.

Trump should place in hold any US-UK free trade agreement until the UK comes completely clean (name names, release documents on all involved) on trying to overthrow the elected President of the USA.
Posted by Whinetle Sneatch8884 2018-11-23 13:33||   2018-11-23 13:33|| Front Page Top

#11 Rest assured, Perfidious Albion had accomplices here in the colonies.
Posted by Besoeker 2018-11-23 13:36||   2018-11-23 13:36|| Front Page Top

#12 Is this the current iteration of the Socialist/Communist penetration of the British Bureaucracy? When the Soviet Union collapsed in the 1990s did these people transfer their loyalties to the EU?
Posted by magpie 2018-11-23 13:54||   2018-11-23 13:54|| Front Page Top

#13 Shocking use of a codeword program to conduct domestic spying by Brennan, ValJar, Champ and Rice ? Now one of the other four, (remember the curious spontaneous resignation) players threatens disaster if they are outed? Dirty laundry everywhere may keep this out of the light, but I suspect this was an abuse car greater than ever before.
Posted by NoMoreBS 2018-11-23 16:30||   2018-11-23 16:30|| Front Page Top

#14 Officials with MI6, Britain’s equivalent to the CIA, have warned the Trump White House that releasing the documents could hinder intelligence gathering operations,

And the downside would be?

Yes, sunlight is the best disinfectant here. But washing it in the Ganges would be a big improvement, too.
Posted by gorb 2018-11-23 21:28||   2018-11-23 21:28|| Front Page Top

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