"The men and women of the CIA
are a national treasure." John O. Brennan
John O. Brennan:
CIA Drone Director
Well, Barak Obama got his wish on the second try. With the confirmation of John Owen Brennan by the Senate, the CIA has a new director from their own ranks. "Brennan's 25 years with
the CIA included work as a Near East and South Asia analyst, as station chief in Saudi Arabia, and as director of the National
Counterterrorism Center." He proudly attests, "I'm neither Republican nor Democrat. I've worked for the past five
administrations." Imagine a non-partisan spook as D/CIA. If this development is intended to restore confidence in the
agency, just what kind of organization will emerge from a careerist covert agent at the helm?
The role of a spy network is to obtain intelligence and analyze
the significance of information on advocacies bent on causing harm to our national security. Notwithstanding, its long history,
the CIA has departed from the art of spying and often substituted the belligerent waging of combat outside the international
general rules of war. The aftermaths of condoning a sub rosa intervention, in
place of a declared military action, has transformed and prevented the meaning and legitimacy of a valid national security
The net result of sanctioning surreptitious
operations outside the command of the military branches, has allowed the CIA to evolve into a free-lance warfare entity that
often betrays the constitutional republic. Loyalty to the "Agency" often supersedes a pledge of allegiance to the
nation. Within this context, the Brennan appointment signals a dangerous escalation of black op missions, using mercenary
contactors, which conceal political fallout and provide the cover of plausible deniability.
use of CIA drones to assassinate expected terrorists with impunity is a major technological departure from intelligence gathering.
The indiscriminate elimination of suspected targets with drone bombing that knowingly causes collateral damage is a war crime. The institutional operatives of the agency discard the fact that
America is less secure from the inevitable blowback that such killing produces.
The recent Drone Strikes Protest provides some of the real inconvenient truths about the reign of terror
from Hellfire missiles.
has continuously denied that drones cause collateral damage, claiming in a July 2011 speech that not a single "collateral" death had taken place as a result
of drone strikes in Pakistan, a view he continued to uphold during his Senate hearings. However, this was proven false by
the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, which found that out of a total of 311 drone strikes ordered by the Obama administration,
between 473-893 civilians were killed, many of them reportedly children."
"John O Brennan is a key architect
of that change by stealth of the nature of the CIA," said Scott Horton, a contributing editor on national security to
Harper's magazine and a lecturer at Columbia Law School. "I think there's no question in which direction he would push
the CIA. It would be towards a greater militarization, and a more prominent role being played in these drone-type operations.
"And the drones are just the beginning of it. The CIA has its toe there, but we're
going to see the CIA probably take a very prominent role in robotic warfare."
fundamental argument that Brennan seeks to expand the role of CIA "private army" aggression should give pause to
any patriot. However, the NeoCons are working double time to discredit Brennan on an entirely different level. World Net Daily
publishes the article, Shock claim: Obama picks Muslim for CIA chief.
"As WND has reported, former FBI Islam expert John Guandolo has long warned that the federal government is being infiltrated by members
of the radical Muslim Brotherhood. But Guandolo now warns that by appointing Brennan to CIA director, Obama has not only chosen
a man "naïve" to these infiltrations, but also picked a candidate who is himself a Muslim."
"Mr. Brennan did convert to Islam when he served in an official capacity on
the behalf of the United States in Saudi Arabia," Guandolo told interviewer and radio host Tom Trento.
"That fact alone is not what is most disturbing," Guandolo continued.
"His conversion to Islam was the culmination of a counterintelligence operation against him to recruit him. The fact
that foreign intelligence service operatives recruited Mr. Brennan when he was in a very sensitive and senior U.S. government
position in a foreign country means that he either a traitor … [or] he has the inability to discern and understand
how to walk in those kinds of environments, which makes him completely unfit to be the director of Central Intelligence."
Now watch the YouTube video, Beck It Is Plausible That CIA Nominee John Brennan Is An Islamic Convert, from the renown Zionist proponent that will go to any length to keep the
faux, War on Terror, hysteria going. While the determination that Brennan is "unfit to be the director of Central
Intelligence" is correct, the basis upon which he is unqualified should not be based upon his alleged Islam conversion.
The emphasis and need for verifiable intelligence to protect
against existential threats must account for dangers that far exceed what is coming out of the backwaters of Afghanistan.
Where is the acknowledgement that China is engaged in significant and pervasive acts of war against our economic and cyber
For students of the clandestine paramilitary
record, the information from the Church Committee Hearings regarding a Timeline of CIA Operations is revealing. The prospects of another venture into the deep secret failures
during the era that Brennan and his cohorts conducted their trade are remote. Just consider the refinement in the use of plausible
deniability, when the technocrats are in charge of the stealthy termination machine.
"The doctrine of plausible deniability led to many of the widespread abuses of power that occurred in the CIA
before the Intelligence Reform Era in the mid-1970s. It led the agency to believe that CIA officers had a green light to conduct
almost any actions they saw fit to reach their goals."
of the major reasons that the CIA has gone astray over the last forty years is the veritable freedom from any type of control
or restriction that it has enjoyed. Though Congress investigated the activities of the Agency in 1975 and subsequently instituted
more stringent oversight procedures, the CIA of today is once again an agency that is able to do almost as it pleases."
Former CIA intelligence officer, Michael F. Scheuer in his essay, John Brennan as CIA chief would serve his own interests, not America’s, cites examples from his sycophant career. Read the Scheuer comments
for each illustration and his conclusion: "The foregoing four points, I think, provide firm substantive ground on
which to evaluate Mr. Brennan’s fitness to be chief of the CIA, and will allow his reputation for servile toadyism and
deception to be left aside."
CIA authority, Philip Giraldi makes a significant point in the American Conservative article, CIA After the War on Terror.
was not questioned at all about the conflict of interest or ethical issues raised by the revolving door that he benefited
from when he left CIA as deputy executive director in 2005 and joined a British-owned company, The Analysis Corporation (TAC),
where he was named CEO. He almost certainly made millions when CIA and other federal agencies awarded TAC contracts to develop
biometrics and set up systems to manage the government’s various watch lists."
"Attorney General Eric Holder wrote Sen. Rand Paul,R-Ky., to confirm that President Obama does not have the
authority to kill an American on U.S. soil in a non-combat situation, Obama’s spokesman announced today."
Does anyone really believe that the CIA adheres to the Congressional restriction
on operating inside country? What might be expected from a new Director that takes his oath of office on a draft of the Constitution that did not
include the Bill of Rights?
The Jihad that Americans should
be concerned about is the one waged by the intelligence community against the principles of our nation. John Brennan’s
selection as CIA Drone Director has the sign of payback. He would reliably keep the American people in the dark. The David
Petraeus forced resignation was more about silencing disclosure about Benghazi gunrunning to supply Syrian CIA backed factions, than a sex scandal. Brennan is a poor choice to defend liberty.
"We're trying to be very careful and precise in our use of language, because I think
the language we use and the images we project really do have resonance. It's the reason why I don't use the term jihadist
to refer to terrorists. It gives them the religious legitimacy they so desperately seek, but I ain't gonna give it to them." John O. Brennan