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Iraq All Over Again? And Where Is Katharine Gun

“A rush to war based on faulty intelligence and a manufactured crisis sounds very familiar.   Some called her a traitor; others insisted she was a hero. Whatever, she blew the whistle ultimately revealing the truth behind the build-up to the Iraq War—regime change, disguised as terrifying threats of weapons of mass destruction… Enter Katharine […]

VIPS: Extradition of Julian Assange Threatens Us All

Published on Consortiumnews. Retaliation against Julian Assange over the past decade plus replicates a pattern of ruthless political retaliation against whistleblowers, in particular those who reveal truths hidden by illegal secrecy, VIPS says. DATE: April 30, 2019 MEMORANDUM FOR: The governments and people of the United Kingdom and the United States FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) […]

Part of SFFILM Festival Closing Night Film: “Official Secrets”

Wow! A new film is débuting in San Francisco this month about Katherine Gun’s act of conscience to try and stop the morally depraved Iraq War. More details here: https://sffilm.org/event/closing-night-film-official-secrets/?fbclid=IwAR1kpOHuwm48oNXD5_15LPGwZWXl9x_MmI255_TWlFRUouotpPR5yAk5_cY “The story of Katharine Gun is one that’s often been overlooked and undervalued since the Iraq war and there’s immense satisfaction in seeing her bravery […]

Karen Kwiatkowski Receives 2018 Sam Adams Award

Here is Karen Kwiatowski’s acceptance speech for the 2018 Sam Adams Award at a ceremony in Washington on Saturday night, preceded by the citation, that was read by former CIA analyst Ray McGovern. Citation for Karen Kwiatkowski Know all ye by these presents that Karen Kwiatkowski is hereby honored with the traditional Sam Adams Corner-Brightener […]

2018 Sam Adams Award Goes to Karen Kwiatkowski

Presentation of 2018 Sam Adams Award to Karen Kwiatkowski December 8, 7:30 PM Main Conference Room The Festival Center 1640 Columbia Road, NW Washington, DC 20009 “Shock and Awe” is a Rob Reiner film about how Knight Ridder journalists did a far better job on pre-iraq war intelligence than other news organizations. To refresh memories, […]

VIPS Asks Twitter to Restore Van Buren’s Account

The Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity in a memo to the Twitter board of directors questions its decision to suspend the account of one of its members without due process. August 8, 2018 (published on Consortiumnews.com) TO: Twitter Board of Directors FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) SUBJECT: Suspension of VIPS Associate Peter Van […]

VIPS Plead for Humanitarian Asylum for Julian Assange

(Published in Consortiumnews.com on August 6, 2018.) Memorandum for: The US Embassies of Ecuador and the United Kingdom, and the U.S. State Department From: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity Subject: Humanitarian Asylum for Julian Assange For six years, WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange has been effectively imprisoned without charges at Ecuador’s London embassy. In that time, […]

VIPS to Trump: Intel on Iran Could be CATASTROPHIC

As drums beat again for war — this time on Iran—-the VIPS’ warning is again being disregarded as it was before the Iraq debacle and this time VIPS fear the consequences will be all-caps CATASTROPHIC. (published on Consortiumnews.com on August 1, 2018) August 1, 2018 MEMORANDUM FOR: The President FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity […]