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Jose
Jul 24, 2007




They're definitely the ones blowing things up in venezuela

https://twitter.com/Megankstack/sta...823536424280064

quote:

At least two of the 10 assailants who broke into the embassy and interrogated diplomatic staff have been identified and have connections to the US intelligence agency. The CIA has denied any involvement but government sources say their response was “unconvincing.”

If it is proven that the CIA was behind the attack, it could lead to a diplomatic spat between Madrid and Washington. Government sources say that it would be “unacceptable” for an ally to take such action. Not only would it mean that the US agency had operated on Spanish soil without asking for authorization or informing the authorities, it would also be a violation of the international conventions that protect diplomatic delegations.

What’s more, unlike other intelligence activities – such as cyberattacks, which are characterized by their discretion, the attack on the North Korean embassy was especially violent. On February 22 at 3pm, 10 masked men carrying alleged imitation weapons broke into the embassy, located north of the capital in the residential area of Aravaca. They tied up the eight people inside and put bags on their heads. The victims were beaten and interrogated. A woman managed to escape from a window on the second floor and her screams for help were heard by a neighbor, who contacted the police.

Officers arrived at the scene but when they tried to enter the embassy a man opened the door to them and told them that there was nothing going on. Minutes later, two luxury vehicles sped out of the embassy. The cars used for the getaway belonged to the diplomatic mission and were later abandoned in a nearby street.

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RaySmuckles
Oct 14, 2009




Grimey Drawer

*ahem*


"lmao"

Fast Luck
Feb 2, 1988



https://www.washingtonpost.com/worl...m=.ab6f2e69b549

The washington post says the cia would not have been involved in a raid of a North Korean embassy ahead of the nuclear summit. Also they note incidentally that the US has worked with the shadowy group responsible for this before, and the embassy in Spain is where the guy running point in the negotiations for the Koreans was stationed before and that the treasure trove of information collected could be worth a lot to intelligence agencies 🤔

Chokes McGee
Aug 7, 2008

A Good Day to
ACTION DUCK


Fast Luck posted:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/worl...m=.ab6f2e69b549

The washington post says the cia would not have been involved in a raid of a North Korean embassy ahead of the nuclear summit. Also they note incidentally that the US has worked with the shadowy group responsible for this before, and the embassy in Spain is where the guy running point in the negotiations for the Koreans was stationed before and that the treasure trove of information collected could be worth a lot to intelligence agencies 🤔

oh well if the washington post says it

Fast Luck
Feb 2, 1988



Collecting dirt on the negotiator a few days before the negotiations? It just doesn't check out. Even though the Spanish police are straight up saying there are CIA links here, the premise is so illogical as to preclude the US from involvement altogether.

byob historian
Nov 5, 2008

     b e e p


Fast Luck posted:

Collecting dirt on the negotiator a few days before the negotiations? It just doesn't check out. Even though the Spanish police are straight up saying there are CIA links here, the premise is so illogical as to preclude the US from involvement altogether.

oh yeah big brained geniuses runnin america these days for sure

Grapplejack
Nov 27, 2007



Why would you bother collecting Intel when Trump won't read any of it and will talk endlessly to KJU about how Not Mad he is about Cohen

Peanut President
Nov 5, 2008





byob historian posted:

oh yeah big brained geniuses runnin america these days for sure

iran contra happened under Reagan who was suffering from Alzheimers during his entire reign

Willie Tomg
Feb 2, 2006


Grapplejack posted:

Why would you bother collecting Intel when Trump won't read any of it and will talk endlessly to KJU about how Not Mad he is about Cohen

preparing for the increasingly slim probability that we'll have another president, one day

got any sevens
Feb 9, 2013

Only the smallest QB can ascend.


spain woulda done something by now if they were going to

Dr. Killjoy
Oct 9, 2012


the Russians have been pulling birdbrained poo poo like that these last few years, my personal favorite was the time FSB phoned in some security guards to beat the poo poo out of a CIA dude before he could enter an embassy. When nothing matters it works alright.

BrutalistMcDonalds
Oct 4, 2012

POTTY TIME


Lipstick Apathy

you really need to impress on the #resistance folks that the CIA are not james bond heroes but low-life rent-a-thugs, alcoholics, and boring civil servants playing "cowboys and indians"

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BrutalistMcDonalds
Oct 4, 2012

POTTY TIME


Lipstick Apathy

maybe i'm especially grouchy because i was over at mom's and she had me watch some bill maher, who she likes, and his procession of spook guests and also 99-percent-certain spooks like that former ambassador to russia who is a darling of twitter weirdos

and maher at one point said "well two years ago you guys were the devil and now you're here to save america? what happened hruhhh?" played totally straight. so cynical and bad.

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