This article appears in the July 20, 2018 issue of Executive Intelligence Review.
Mueller Issues Fake Indictment; Brits in Fit that Putin, Trump
Might Make Peace
The LaRouche Political Action Committee released the following statement by Barbara Boyd on July 13, 2018.
Desperate to head off a possible accommodation between President Trump and President Putin, which could result in a principled approach to a viable peace, the British, Robert Mueller, and the “resist” holdover forces in the U.S. intelligence community and news media have staged a trifecta of calculated information warfare operations within the last 24 hours to sabotage the summit.
Mueller Indicts Russian GRU
In the United States, two interrelated events have occurred: First, embattled FBI Agent Peter Strzok appeared before a joint House hearing on Thursday, July 12, to claim that the Republicans on the House Judiciary and Government Oversight committees were doing “Putin’s work” for him by continuing to examine the British and Obama Administration/Democratic Party origins of Russiagate. Strzok’s charge, obviously choreographed with Congressional Democrats, was greeted by them with Jacobin cheers, and endlessly cycled in the news media.
The Democrats otherwise sought to obstruct the discredited FBI agent’s testimony, by any and all means necessary, to the delight of the fawning news media and the “resist” social media universe. Strzok was the lead FBI case agent on both the Hillary Clinton email investigation and the Trump Russiagate investigation. The Justice Department’s independent Inspector General, Michael Horowitz, found that Strzok’s prioritization of the Trump Russiagate investigation over the Clinton email investigation was not free from bias, an inconvenient fact largely glossed over in Thursday’s staged event. Strzok and his mistress, former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe’s counsel, Lisa Page, exchanged daily texts vowing to stop Trump’s election, disparaging Trump’s supporters, and declaring themselves the saviors of the nation from the catastrophic danger they saw in Trump. Less than 24 hours after the House hearing, Special Counsel Robert Mueller today indicted twelve members of Russia’s GRU, the military intelligence branch, for allegedly hacking the DNC, John Podesta, and various other Democratic Party entities, in order to interfere in the 2016 U.S. elections against Hillary Clinton. Russia’s alleged cyber activities are, of course, the central premise of Robert Mueller’s entire witchhunt against President Donald Trump. Democratic leader Sen. Chuck Schumer immediately demanded that Trump cancel his meeting with Putin based on the indictment. Reached today, after conducting a quick review of Mueller’s indictment, former NSA Technical Director William Binney declared the document to be “a fabrication.” “The only actual forensic investigations performed on available data regarding ‘hacks’ of the DNC are independent investigations assessed and approved by a group of us at the Veterans Intelligence Professionals for Sanity,” Binney noted. He continued,
The FBI never even bothered to examine the DNC computers, relying instead on the DNC and Atlantic Council cyber contractor CrowdStrike for its evidence. Our analysis demonstrated that the Guccifer 2.0 and DCLeaks personas were created inside the United States. Our analysis also fully demonstrated that the transfer of the information was consistent with a download to a thumb drive, not transmission over the Internet. Separate and apart from the VIPS analysis, Ray McGovern and I have consistently said that available data surrounding charges regarding “Russian hacking” suggest that the CIA’s Vault 7 cyber weapons arsenal, enabling false attribution and “tell-tale” signs in Cyrillic and other “obfuscation” may be at work in at least some of this.
Former Director of National Intelligence and former CIA Director John Brennan’s benighted views on Russia seem also to be in play over the past several years. Suffice it to add that, despite our assessment of John Brennan’s cyber-operations and false attribution programs at the CIA, Brennan’s geopolitical fixation on Russiagate, and despite our work with independent forensic analysts (or perhaps because of it), we have never been contacted by Robert Mueller or any Congressional investigative committee.
Since members of the GRU are unlikely to present themselves to the U.S. courts, nothing in Mueller’s indictment will ever have to be actually proved in a court of law. The indictment does demonstrate, however, that substantial time was spent in creating a “save the appearances” version of a crime for the credulous, after the Obama intelligence community’s initial presentation of an “assessment” of the hack never achieved general credibility beyond very gullible and technically challenged members of the U.S. press corps and the U.S. Congress. Moreover, with all the hullabaloo attached to Mueller’s stunt, the fact remains that the DNC and John Podesta emails revealed a stunning and irrefutable truth: Hillary Clinton and the DNC were rigging the election against her Democratic primary opponent, Bernie Sanders. So much for “interference.”
The third element of this coordinated assault on the prospect of peace was the discovery of a bottle or vial of the so-called Novichok nerve agent that had allegedly been used to poison former British spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. The bottle was discovered at the home of Charlie Rowley and Dawn Sturgess in Amesbury, England. The British had gone on an international rampage over the March 4, 2018, Skripal poisoning, claiming that it was Putin conducting the murder of a long-retired British spy on British territory in some form of retaliatory action, demanding war-like sanctions against Putin and Russia. When their claims failed to achieve substantive credibility, even with the British bio-weapons lab, Porton Down, Rowley and Sturgess appeared as new victims of the nerve agent poisoning on June 30. Sturgess subsequently died.
The British press is filled with the imputation that the found vial will somehow be traceable back to Russia, a connection which eluded the original Skripal hoax.
Desperate Ploys Won’t Work
These are desperate ploys and will not survive scrutiny outside their wave-like propaganda effect on the public mind. Strzok’s portrayal of himself as Captain America, hating Putin, hating Trump for being rational about Putin, hating the smell of Trump supporters, deriding the intelligence of every Trump voter, defending the country against the destabilizing destruction represented by Donald Trump, yet somehow able to “follow the facts, wherever they lead,” simply did not sell. As even CNN commented, his own text messages, demonstrating both his overt bias and willingness to shape his official actions in that light, were fatally “damning.”