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Spy Fall: Russian Diplomat Who Died in Berlin Was the Son of Senior FSB Official

Spy Fall: Russian Diplomat Who Died in Berlin Was the Son of Senior FSB Official

This story originates with Der Spiegel, a leading newsweekly in Germany and has been advanced by Bellingcat, the open source investigative platform. Bellingcat has confirmed, using open source data, that the diplomat was the son of the deputy director of FSB’s Second Service and the head of the FSB’s Directorate for Protection of Constitutional Order,...

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Bellingcat: FSB Team of Chemical Weapon Experts Implicated in Alexey Navalny Novichok Poisoning 

Bellingcat: FSB Team of Chemical Weapon Experts Implicated in Alexey Navalny Novichok Poisoning 

From the crowd-sourced investigative site bellingcat,a story about the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alex Navalny A joint investigation between Bellingcat and The Insider, in cooperation with Der Spiegel and CNN, has discovered voluminous telecom and travel data that implicates Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) in the poisoning of the prominent Russian opposition politician Alexey...

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Britain Names New MI5 Chief: The Spy Who Investigated 2018 Novichok Attack  

Britain Names New MI5 Chief: The Spy Who Investigated 2018 Novichok Attack  

His name is Kenneth McCallum. MI5 is the British domestic security service, the equivalent of America’s FBI. MI5, established in 1909 to counter German espionage ahead of World War One, is tasked with protecting British national security. Its main job is currently countering international terrorism though it is also a counter-intelligence agency. It employs about...

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Bellingcat: The Implausible ‘False Flag’ Theory About a Syrian Chemical Attack

Bellingcat: The Implausible ‘False Flag’ Theory About a Syrian Chemical Attack

Last year I reviewed the evidence of the chemical attack in Douma, Syria and came away unconvinced by the “false flag” scenario advanced by some critics of U.S. policy. While the U.S. is known to mount “false flag” operations, the evidence from Douma does not support the claim that an attack was staged to blame...

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