Friday, May 28, 2010

CIA: We faked bin Laden videos

Buried about half-way into this story about the CIA's pedophile Saddam conspiracy - whoops...there's that word again - is an admission that the CIA actually doctored a fake bin Laden video showing him swilling booze and bragging about his exploits with adolescent boys.

Of course, nobody in the establishment batted an eyelash, because while the CIA may have doctored a video of bin Laden bragging about banging little boys, they would never doctor videos of him admitting he was behind 9-11, even though he's not even wanted by the FBI for 9-11. The thought never crosses their minds.

    WaPo Spy Talk -

    [...]
    The agency actually did make a video purporting to show Osama bin Laden and his cronies sitting around a campfire swigging bottles of liquor and savoring their conquests with boys, one of the former CIA officers recalled, chuckling at the memory. The actors were drawn from “some of us darker-skinned employees,” he said.

    Eventually, “things ground to a halt,” the other former officer said, because no one could come to agreement on the projects.

    They also faced strong opposition from James Pavitt, then head of the agency’s Operations Division, and his deputy, Hugh Turner, who “kept throwing darts at it.”

    The ideas were patently ridiculous, said the other former agency officer.

    “They came from people whose careers were spent in Latin America or East Asia” and didn’t understand the cultural nuances of the region.

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