Gallows Humor Sprouts “Outted Pool” At
According to high-level sources, the Central Intelligence Agency has launched an internal program to protect themselves from the White House, as the Bush Administration begins building up plans to invade and go to war with
The Garlic has been told, that with the leaker of Valerie Plame’s identity still not apprehended, top officials at the agency don’t rule out that person, or persons, striking again, crippling additional covert agents and operations.
It was Plame’s husband, former Ambassador Joseph Wilson who launched the White House into action, defending their reasons to go to war in
In the process of discrediting and smearing
One element of the precautions, ordered from Director Porter Goss, is that the CIA hasn’t ruled out giving the Bush Administration doctored, or dummied information, to see, first, if they cherry-pick or leak portions of it to bolster their version of any “threats”.
“They got burned pretty bad by the prelude for Iraq,” said Harold "Ace" Larson, an analyst for the counterintelligence think tank, 'Book'em and Beat'em', “and the Plame thing, They know it and they aren’t going to be put in that same position again.”
Larsen offers that steps have already been taken, from as early as when the Plame story first broke.
“Cheney is all but persona non gratis at
I. Lewis ‘Scooter” Libby, Vice President Dick Cheney’s former Chief of Staff, is currently awaiting trial, on Federal charges of lying and obstructing justice related to the leaking of Valerie Plame’s name.
Gallows Humor and New Pact With Reporters
Larsen, as well as additional sources say that the threat from the Bush Administration is viewed internally by the CIA as “above critical” and that gallows humor has set in among the agents in the field.
Covert agents have begun an “Outting Pool”, betting that, in the build-up to invading
Reportedly, the CIA has negotiated terms with
A similar agreement was reached with Time Magazine’s Matthew Copper, however, efforts to reach a similar accord with former
The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward refused to talk with the CIA, and would not confirm if he already has information that President Bush is planning on invading Iran, if he knows that the Bush Administration is planning on outting a CIA Agent related to war with Iran, nor would he say if he will write about it, or when he would write about it, if the situation were to develop.
CIA Memo Aimed At Protecting Agent and Agency
A memo circulated to all personnel last Friday suggested precautions agents and management could take, as the Bush Administration regurgitates its
Among the actions highlighted, included;
- Don’t write, or have your spouse write, Op-Ed articles critical of the Bush Administration
- Don’t appear on any cable news programs (we’re still checking about Fox) and offer evidence refuting Administration claims
- Absolutely do not accept any fact-finding missions, or other assignments, from Vice President Dick Cheney
- If the White House puts pressure on you for intelligence, and no supervisors are present, provide them the G5 Shadow Scenarios until such time proper verification of the request can be made
CIA doesn’t know who to trust in the White House
One of the biggest threats the CIA fears is the newly launched White House
This new group, and offshoot of WHIG – The White House Iraq Group – which was formed in the summer of 2002, to market the Iraqi War, or, as the group stated, to provide "public education" about
The White House has not publicly acknowledged WHIIG, and it is not known who the members are, or what their stated goals may encompass.
“What really worries the CIA,” said Larsen, “is that WHIG, or WHIIG, is a marketing group, it’s not policy ... And being based in the White House, or the Vice President’s office, they have, what amounts to, unlimited resources and budget ... The CIA can’t compete with that, even with their black holes and undercover business operations.”
“Right now,” added Larsen, “the CIA doesn’t know who to trust in the White House.”Vice President Dick Cheney is said to be "persona non gratis" at CIA Headquarters