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James Angleton interview, British TV ("This Week") - shortly after his firing (circa, early 1975)


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I’d like to watch it, but the link doesn’t appear to work. 

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I do not understand why. . .

Here's the link that works on my MacIntosh, a link sent to me by someone in Southern California, who simply sent it from his cell phone.

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/FMfcgxwKhqmknBdJmrCkfKjFMBWXTxGb?projector=1

I can only suggest that someone follow up with the British TV source ("This Week"), or with YouTube.

Its certainly worth watching.

DSL

 

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I just clicked on the link.

It worked OK on my Mac.  

7 minutes ago, David Lifton said:

I do not understand why. . .

Here's the link that works on my MacIntosh, a link sent to me by someone in Southern California, who simply sent it from his cell phone.

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/FMfcgxwKhqmknBdJmrCkfKjFMBWXTxGb?projector=1

I can only suggest that someone follow up with the British TV source ("This Week"), or with YouTube.

Its certainly worth watching.

DSL

 

I just tried it again, using the link provided in the original email that I sent (see email above, the earliest one). That works on my Mac. Don't know how to fix the glitch you are experiencing.

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2 minutes ago, David Lifton said:

I just clicked on the link.

It worked OK on my Mac.  

I just tried it again, using the link provided in the original email that I sent (see email above, the earliest one). That works on my Mac. Don't know how to fix the glitch you are experiencing.

David,

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/

is a link to YOUR gmail account inbox.  It will only work for someone logged into google with your credentials.  

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Is this it?

 

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On 10/16/2020 at 9:42 PM, Cliff Varnell said:

Is this it?

 

Thanks for sharing that, gives you an idea of his character. 

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On 10/19/2020 at 12:54 AM, Chris Barnard said:

Thanks for sharing that, gives you an idea of his character. 

I agree.

A few notable specifics:

At the 6:27 mark, Angleton contrasted the ability of the Soviet system to achieve objectives by allowing their intelligence agencies free rein, with the restraint imposed on western intelligence agencies by "lawmakers who destroy your secrets. The very people who profit from living in a democratic institution are those who denigrated the word 'national security' until it has no meaning." 

(Angleton's contempt for elected politicians here could not be more clear. One can only wonder of whom he was thinking at that moment . . .)

Later, the narrator helpfully spelled it out for us: "national security is above the law."

To which Angleton added that Nixon should have argued that the election of a president entails inherent national security (powers) that supersede the laws. Further, Angleton believed that inhibitions on intelligence agencies in democratic societies could (best?) be overcome through "a national crisis, a Pearl Harbor for people to then understand what survival means."

Angleton noted that even a small intelligence service, "with one great penetration, can move the world." 

Hmm.

Again, I wonder to which "small service" he was referring.

https://deepstateblog.org/2019/03/09/in-honor-of-james-angelton-founding-father-of-the-cia-mossad-alliance/

 

 

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5 hours ago, Paul Jolliffe said:

I agree.

A few notable specifics:

At the 6:27 mark, Angleton contrasted the ability of the Soviet system to achieve objectives by allowing their intelligence agencies free rein, with the restraint imposed on western intelligence agencies by "lawmakers who destroy your secrets. The very people who profit from living in a democratic institution are those who denigrated the word 'national security' until it has no meaning." 

(Angleton's contempt for elected politicians here could not be more clear. One can only wonder of whom he was thinking at that moment . . .)

Later, the narrator helpfully spelled it out for us: "national security is above the law."

To which Angleton added that Nixon should have argued that the election of a president entails inherent national security (powers) that supersede the laws. Further, Angleton believed that inhibitions on intelligence agencies in democratic societies could (best?) be overcome through "a national crisis, a Pearl Harbor for people to then understand what survival means."

Angleton noted that even a small intelligence service, "with one great penetration, can move the world." 

Hmm.

Again, I wonder to which "small service" he was referring.

https://deepstateblog.org/2019/03/09/in-honor-of-james-angelton-founding-father-of-the-cia-mossad-alliance/

 

 

They were pretty much my feelings, utter contempt. I didn’t automatically think Mossad but, you’re absolutely right, they are indeed ruthlessly committed and effective, despite being less well resourced than other agencies. 

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On 10/16/2020 at 12:15 PM, David Lifton said:

I do not understand why. . .

Here's the link that works on my MacIntosh, a link sent to me by someone in Southern California, who simply sent it from his cell phone.

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/FMfcgxwKhqmknBdJmrCkfKjFMBWXTxGb?projector=1

I can only suggest that someone follow up with the British TV source ("This Week"), or with YouTube.

Its certainly worth watching.

DSL

 

This reads like a parody of a Mac user. It's sad and hilarious at the same time.

Hey, Lifton: That's a link that corresponds to your own gmail account. It's a link directly to an item in your personal inbox, which of course it works when you click on it. 

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The interview with Angleton reminds me of footage I saw of Paul Nizte, Scheslinger and a few others from the late 70's. They came across as methodically spoken rationalists endlessly dwelling on the threat of the Soviets. Once you pictured the way their meetings must have gone, you could have a better idea of how they must have eventually reached certain ideas.

 

An Australian broadcasting outlet (I forget if it was TV or radio) asked Angleton about the Whitlam dismissal, and he again was quite cagey in his response. It'd be lovely if that withheld report on Angleton's activities ever saw the light of day.

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1 hour ago, Anthony Thorne said:

The interview with Angleton reminds me of footage I saw of Paul Nizte, Scheslinger and a few others from the late 70's. They came across as methodically spoken rationalists endlessly dwelling on the threat of the Soviets. Once you pictured the way their meetings must have gone, you could have a better idea of how they must have eventually reached certain ideas.

 

An Australian broadcasting outlet (I forget if it was TV or radio) asked Angleton about the Whitlam dismissal, and he again was quite cagey in his response. It'd be lovely if that withheld report on Angleton's activities ever saw the light of day.

Anthony, long live the Queen and hopefully with help from the British Empire  we can finally solve the JFK murder. 

https://larouchepub.com/other/2006/3339j_train_intro.html

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On 11/22/2020 at 1:54 AM, Jim Harwood said:

Anthony, long live the Queen and hopefully with help from the British Empire  we can finally solve the JFK murder. 

https://larouchepub.com/other/2006/3339j_train_intro.html

Ha!  Long live the Queen to keep us from King Charles III.

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