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US intelligence expert says Ben Affleck could be hanged for war crimes

If the makers of Argo are deposed under oath, they may be forced to reveal that their film -- like the fictitious film-within-the-film -- is a covert operation disguised as a movie. One of America's leading experts on covert operations believes that Argo is the propaganda project of an intelligence agency or agencies, and that its purpose is to convince the American people to go along with Israel's plan to drag America into a war on Iran."
Is Argo "just a movie?" Or is it a disguised intelligence operation - maybe even a war crime?
Ben Affleck could be hanged for war crimes: US intelligence expert

Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:21PM
By Dr. Kevin Barrett

If the makers of Argo are deposed under oath, they may be forced to reveal that their film -- like the fictitious film-within-the-film -- is a covert operation disguised as a movie. One of America's leading experts on covert operations believes that Argo is the propaganda project of an intelligence agency or agencies, and that its purpose is to convince the American people to go along with Israel's plan to drag America into a war on Iran."
Is Argo "just a movie?" Or is it a disguised intelligence operation - maybe even a war crime?

These questions may soon be answered in court. Well-known French lawyer Isabelle Coutant-Peyre has met with Iranian officials planning a lawsuit against the makers and distributors of the controversial film.

Mohammad Lesani, General Secretary of Monday's Hoax of Hollywood conference in Tehran, announced, "Argo is made by three film-producing companies in Hollywood...the Islamic Republic of Iran is going to sue all those who have been active in the anti-Iran domain, including directors and producers."

If the makers of Argo are deposed under oath, they may be forced to reveal that their film -- like the fictitious film-within-the-film -- is a covert operation disguised as a movie. One of America's leading experts on covert operations believes that Argo is the propaganda project of an intelligence agency or agencies, and that its purpose is to convince the American people to go along with Israel's plan to drag America into a war on Iran.

That expert, Barbara Honegger, was a Special Assistant to the President as well as White House Policy Analyst (1981-83), and worked for over a decade as Senior Military Affairs Journalist with the Naval Postgraduate School, the premiere science, technology and national security affairs graduate research university of the US Department of Defense. The author of October Surprise, she is one of America's leading experts on ultra-secretive covert operations or "black ops."

In a radio interview Tuesday on the Kevin Barrett Show, Honegger stated that filmmaker Ben Affleck might one day be hanged for war crimes and treason - not only for Argo, which she said is designed to pave the road to war on Iran, but also for his role in the 2001 film Pearl Harbor, an earlier intelligence operation designed to pave the road to the 9/11 "New Pearl Harbor." According to Honegger, Affleck - like his character in Argo - appears to be a covert operator posing as a filmmaker.

At the 2001 Golden Raspberry Awards, Pearl Harbor was nominated for six awards: Worst Picture, Worst Director, Worst Actor (Ben Affleck), Worst Screenplay, Worst Screen Couple, and Worst Remake or Sequel. This pathetic excuse for a movie cost over USD150 million. Whoever invested that USD150 million was not interested in making money - or even making a movie. Pearl Harbor had only one purpose: To spread the "Pearl Harbor" meme in the public mind in preparation for 9/11. In a sense, Pearl Harbor was like Argo's fictional science fiction film-within-a-film: It was a fake movie, but a real intelligence operation.

Donald Rumsfeld, like Affleck and the makers of Pearl Harbor, spent 2000 and 2001 hyping the "Pearl Harbor" meme in preparation for 9/11. According to Swiss researcher TH Meyer, Rumsfeld gave away hundreds if not thousands of copies of Roberta Wohlstetter's book Pearl Harbor, 'Warning and Decision.' (Roberta Wohlstetter was the wife of neocon godfather and rabid Zionist Albert Wohlstetter, Paul Wolfowitz's mentor, named in his obiturary "The world's most influential unknown figure of the past half-century.")

Rumsfeld's (and Affleck's) Pearl Harbor propaganda campaign set the stage for the chorus of "Pearl Harbor, Pearl Harbor, Pearl Harbor" on September 11th, 2001. On Air Force One, as Bush flew from Florida to Nebraska, the event was already being framed as a new Pearl Harbor. Henry Kissinger quickly echoed the Pearl Harbor comparison. Zbigniew Brezezinski pronounced, "It (9/11) is more murderous even than Pearl Harbor, and the psychological impact is the same." On the evening of September 11th, 2001, George W. Bush reportedly confided to his diary, "The Pearl Harbor of the 21st century took place today."

In Argo, the fake film (and real covert operation) is a CIA project, and Affleck plays a CIA agent. But were the Pearl Harbor and Argo movies covert operations by the CIA or by the Israeli Mossad?

Barbara Honegger, who has been studying intelligence agencies and their covert operations for three decades, said that both films "appear to have made by the CIA - or worse." I asked what she meant by "or worse." Honegger suggested that the criminal, drug-smuggling, 9/11-complicit "Bush crime family" wing of the CIA may have been working with the Israeli Mossad in all three co-productions: The movies Pearl Harbor and Argo, and the 9/11 covert operation itself.

Honegger voiced her hopes that the Argo covert operation will "blow up in Ben Affleck's face." How?

According to Honegger, Argo has stimulated US public interest in the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis - and that as a result, the story of the 1980 "October Surprise" that overthrew US president Jimmy Carter in a CIA coup d'état is being picked up by the mainstream media. She pointed to a March 5th Christian Science Monitor story reporting the testimony of then-Iranian-president Bani-Sadr, who has repeatedly confirmed that George H.W. Bush and William Casey made a deal with top Iranian leaders to keep the US hostages locked up long enough to ensure the defeat of then-US-president Jimmy Carter.

Honegger stated that the Bush-linked criminal wing of the CIA, in some cases together with the Israeli Mossad, perpetrated several of the worst crimes in recent history, including the JFK assassination and the 9/11 false-flag event. She said that the same forces, led by extremist Likud elements in Israel, are planning to launch a war on Iran, via a false-flag attack against a US ship in the Persian Gulf, by this summer. According to Honegger, the exposure of the 1980 October Surprise can help prevent such a war.

Will Ben Affleck, and other covert operators working to launch a criminal war of aggression against Iran, ever be brought to justice? Iran's lawsuit against the makers of Argo is a good place to start.

KB/PR

Dr. Kevin Barrett, a Ph.D. Arabist-Islamologist, is one of America's best-known critics of the War on Terror. Dr. Barrett has appeared many times on Fox, CNN, PBS and other broadcast outlets, and has inspired feature stories and op-eds in the New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, the Chicago Tribune, and other leading publications. Dr. Barrett has taught at colleges and universities in San Francisco, Paris, and Wisconsin, where he ran for Congress in 2008. He is the co-founder of the Muslim-Christian-Jewish Alliance, and author of the books Truth Jihad: My Epic Struggle Against the 9/11 Big Lie (2007) and Questioning the War on Terror: A Primer for Obama Voters (2009). His website is www.truthjihad.com. More articles by Dr. Kevin Barrett

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what in the hell is this crap? 20.Mar.2013 15:07

Clyde

Seriously. You are seriously claiming that Carter was overthrown by the CIA?

This is pure garbage. The only person guilty of anything here is the author of this article, for violating good taste.

White House Sanctioned 20.Mar.2013 19:29

dude

First Lady reads the Oscar for best picture...

Certainly with our courts, Hollywood has nothing to worry about.

We have the worry.
Shuck and Jive
Shuck and Jive

Kevin Barrett = White Supremacist and Holocaust denier 20.Mar.2013 20:56

Google kevin barrett American Third Position

The man is out of touch with reality, what do you expect?

. 20.Mar.2013 22:33

.

"Seriously. You are seriously claiming that Carter was overthrown by the CIA? "

American "democracy" is a charade put on for gullible people like yourself. You clearly have no idea how this blood sport is played.

Educate yourself:

 http://consortiumnews.com/2011/05/12/jimmy-carters-october-surprise-doubts/

Technically? ... 21.Mar.2013 01:48

Tracy Mapes news1st@hotmail.com

The U.S. Government's Presidential Office was usurped of Power during the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Era, and quite Possibly before.

The entire Organization has become an Entertainment Division, and most of the People involved Go Along purely for their own Social Benefit, or become Complacent for fear of losing their Livelihood. Which is not an unfounded fact of brushing against the Grain of those benefiting from the Corrupt Enterprise We Call Our Government Today.

To the Nay Sayers on this Board, I Only have One thing to Say, "You People Don't know Your Ass from a Hole in the Ground."

I've seen Bill Clinton in a Motel Room Shooting Dope. President Barack Obama sucked my cock as a Cross-Dressing Prostitute, and his Wife is the First Black Girl I ever had Sex with, Without a Rubber. I Fucked Sarah Palin for $40 Bucks, in the front seat of my Truck. These People are Pre-Chosen up to 20 to 30 Years before they enter Office. The Narcotics Kick and Degradation Hazing are to put them on notice that if they Deviate from their Given Instruction, there will be Serious Consequences.

As far as the Movies being Propaganda Related. There is little chance that they would Spend that much Money making a Film if it were not. These People are all pre-screened. If You see Someone on television making Talking Points on Any Subject, They are All Pre-Screened to Deliver whatever lines they have been Instructed. From all of the TV Doctors, Legal Experts, FBI Experts, to Julian Assange, if You get a Lot of Media Talk Time or a Little, your message will be Tailored to the beat of the "Official" position Drum.

These People are not Always Happy about their position or the Situation. I wouldn't be Alive Today, if I hadn't treated a Good many of these People with kindness and Respect back in the Hood.

I wouldn't know about All of this Two-Talking, Media Double Speak Bullshit if they didn't Teach me a basic principle of How it Works. They Don't make the Big Salaries that are Always touted on the Big Screen or the TV. They do what they are fucking told, hit their marks, and get fed. That's about it.

I would never have Discovered any of this Bullshit, if I hadn't been a Newsman. And much to the Chagrin of Many, Who are not Happy about Reporting on the Status of from which by where they came, I would never have known if an Arrogant Group of them decided to Play some kind of Payback for their Time with me back in the Days of the Late Eighties and Early 90's. They really fucked it up for everyone else. Because there is One Thing for Sure in this Life. If You Fuck with Me, You Will Be Getting Fucked Back even if it Takes a Lifetime to Do it.


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By Text, I have conversed with at least 5 Living Presidents. It is my best understanding from what they have Conveyed, that, This is an Extension of the Screen Actors Guild. Despite the Atrocities suffered by the World under the Administrations of the Last 2 Decades, I Hold no animosity toward any of them, including George W. Bush. He Play his part. Nothing More. Nothing Less.

If I were to hold any grievance with them as far as Complicity, it would be George Bush Sr. for his close ties to the Central Intelligence Agency. Just as of Eric Holder, and FBI Director Mueller, These People have been up to their Assholes in this Shit since Iran-Contra and the Drug Sales that pervaded the Streets of many major Cities and this Podunk Shit called Sacramento that currently Reside.


Mueller has been Director of the FBI across All of these Administrations, and is Fully Knowledgeable of these Goings On. Eric Holder is Also Fully Aware as he Shields the Illegal Gun Running to Mexican Drug Lords, and in the Next Breath would be the First to put further Limitation on the Rights of American Citizens to Possess Firearms. That's Right. The Pre-Cursory Rhetoric that will lead to an eventual Call for Public Dis-Armament in the Interest of their Continuity of Government, and National Security. Fuck Them!

They should All Be Gathered Up and Shot for Treason.

But what is One to Do? ...When they've written an Executive Order exonerating themselves from Prosecution for Past Crimes. When the Department of Justice Invokes the Presidential Shield Law as if it extended to their Office. The FBI sits on its Ass, hoping for Underwear Bombers while the Country goes too Hell in a Hand Basket?

What the Fuck Do You Do Then?


Take Care,


-Tracy Mapes


The Israelis are White Supremacists. 22.Mar.2013 10:09

We are all Palestinians

"Kevin Barrett = White Supremacist and Holocaust denier"

You say the same shit about the Iranians, whose Press TV outlet published Barret's article.

But wait a minute -- aren't the Israelis White Supremacists?

Israel's Ethiopian Birth Control Story Reflects A Broader Problem
by Emily L. Hauser Jan 28, 2013 4:00 PM EST

On Sunday it was reported that Israel has finally admitted to systematically depressing the fertility of the Ethiopian immigrant community (information first reported five years ago) by injecting Ethiopian-Israeli women with the long-acting birth control drug Depo-Provera without informed consent.

In some cases, women were first given the drug while still in transit camps; in other cases, it seems women were regularly injected after arriving in Israel. Some women apparently knew they were being given birth control but were told they wouldn't be let into Israel if they didn't agree; others report being told the shots were "inoculations."

 link to www.thedailybeast.com

Manufactured history, State propaganda, and professional sycophancy. 22.Mar.2013 11:11

Lefty

The US Government, the US Military, and the CIA provide funding, support, and a career path for propaganda writers and filmmakers through various agencies. Shortly after 9/11, the US Government announced that it was recruiting writers to construct a narrative around the War on Terrorism. Later the US Military announced that it was directing active-duty service personnel to write pro-war and pro-military blogs on the Internet. Journalists are embedded with the US Military and the CIA in war zones, in foreign assignments, and within the USA. Since World War Two, the US Military has maintained a film propaganda agency, headquartered in Los Angeles, that "liaisons" with the Hollywood film industry to produce propaganda films that masquerade as action films and as historical or political dramas.

In "Seal Target Geronimo" (2011), a book about the alleged raid by US Navy Seals that supposedly killed Osama bin Laden, author Chuck Pfarrer wrote:

"Just days after the operation, the CIA started to meet with authors. The agency knew that JSOC [Joint Special Operations Command] would not cooperate with journalists or historians -- and that would allow them a chance to "inform the narrative" of the raid at Abbottabad. There was a legend to be made, and all that was necessary was to pour out the facts into the waiting notebooks of eager journalists.
But which story was the right one? The forty-five minute firefight? The "kill mission" to Abbottabad? The story was becoming muddled with corrections, and it looked like the tail was starting to wag the dog. The White House cracked down, and in the second week of May, the word went out -- no more leaks. Anyone who talked would be fired. This wrong-footed the CIA's Office of Public Affairs (OPA), who had already begun to meet with several authors. Writers and screenwriters who had been invited to headquarters for talks on background suddenly found themselves frozen out.[...]
As he prepared to move over to the Pentagon, Leon Panetta gave a CIA tour to a gaggle of twenty-five freshman congressmen. The topic of the Bin Laden movie actually came up, and one of the congressmen asked Panetta who he wanted to play him in the movie. Panetta answered right away -- "Al Pacino," he said.
Before Leon Panetta left the CIA, he'd quietly given the go-ahead to bring back the writers. But not just any [italics] writers. Those frozen few who had hoped the agency would call them back now read that the CIA was in the movie [italics] business.
Vanity Fair [italics] reported that Oscar-winner Kathryn Bigelow [who directed the Hollywood war-fiction propaganda film "The Hurt Locker," which was released in 2008] would direct the CIA's version of the Abbottabad raid for Sony Pictures. As Ms Bigelow lunched in the CIA's food court, she was unlikely to have spotted a table of plain-clothed SEALs, but they saw her."

Kathryn Bigelow's film "Zero Dark Thirty" (2012), about the alleged raid by US Navy Seals at Abbottabad, Pakistan, that supposedly killed Osama bin Laden, was nominated for five Oscars for the 85th Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actess (Jessica Chastain), and Best Original Screenplay. It was a theatrical triumph of manufactured history, State propaganda, and professional sycophancy.

War Lovers Pitch Book at Powells, Meet Blowback from Wise Elders 22.Mar.2013 11:21

Lefty

On Wednesday, March 20th, at 7:30pm, Powell's City of Books on Burnside hosted three of the authors, including the co-editor, of the war-fiction anthology "Fire and Forget: Short Stories from the Long War."

Powell's Books' advert for the event said: "Fire and Forget: Short Stories from the Long War (Da Capo) is an unprecedented collection of hard-hitting, poignant short stories written by 13 young veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. On-hand for a panel discussion will be coeditor/contributor Roy Scranton and contributors David Abrams and Gavin Kovite. This event is cosponsored by the Returning Veterans Project."

At their appearance at Powell's, Scranton, Abrams, and Kovite tried to sell the idea that the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars were "just wars" which improved the lives the people of Iraq and Afghanistan while protecting Americans. They said they hoped that their book would help to persuade the
public that the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars were justified.

During the Question and Answer session that followed the three "Fire and Forget" authors' presentation at Powell's Books, the authors were asked why they chose fiction, instead of non-fiction, to describe the US-led wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. The authors replied that fiction provided a more creative way to present their message, which they hoped would become the dominant narrative for the history of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

As the Question and Answer session continued, an Asian-American woman stood up and said that the Iraq and Afghanistan wars were based on lies, were crimes against the people of Iraq and Afghanistan, and were extremely detrimental for the US troops and for the US economy. Then a Viet Nam War veteran stood up and said basically the same thing.

A young Powell's staffer interrupted both the woman and the veteran, and he tried to pressure them to stop speaking, but they both ignored him, and they both said what they wanted to say. The crowd was swayed by the woman and the veteran's speeches, and for the remainder of the evening the three pro-War authors were conducting a damage-control operation for their Imperialist ideology.

The knowledge and ethics gap between the elder, wiser generation and the young war-lovers was palpable at the event.

@We are all Palestinians 22.Mar.2013 11:41

missing point

the point is anyone who REALLY wants justice for palestinians will shun white power nazi so called "supporters" like the plague.

this is activism 101...avoid damaging associations. barrett is a douche and so is anyone making excuses for him.

even if israelis are white power freaks, is doesn't mean alleged pro palestinian white power freaks get off the hook.

ur arguments come from the far right racist creeps trying to fuck things up MORE for palestinians btw

Israel is a Western Colonialist project ruled by White Supremecists. 22.Mar.2013 18:11

We are all Palestinians

The only people who are calling Kevin Barrett an "antiSemite" are the Zionists.

The Israelis are racists toward the Ethiopian and Arab Jews, and toward the Palestinians.

Israel is a Western Colonialist project ruled by White Supremecists.

a Double Standard that's designed to protect Israel. 23.Mar.2013 14:48

Khaled

So you can label pro-Palestinian activists as "antiSemitic," but we can't label the Israelis as White Supremecists?

You're employing a Double Standard that's designed to protect Israel.

I'm not quite sure h 05.Sep.2014 11:47

FfN1fO76L096 ffp0qhpdj1@mail.com

I'm not quite sure how to say this; you made it exrmetely easy for me!