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FBI Raids Homes Linked to Russian Oligarch Oleg Deripaska

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F.B.I. agents on Tuesday morning searched homes linked to the Russian oligarch Oleg V. Deripaska in New York’s Greenwich Village and on Washington’s Embassy Row as part of an investigation into whether he violated sanctions imposed on him by the United States, according to people with knowledge of the matter and a spokeswoman for Mr. Deripaska.

The searches were carried out more or less simultaneously by agents in New York and Washington and were part of an investigation by the F.B.I. and federal prosecutors from the office of the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, the people said.

Mr. Deripaska, an aluminum magnate with ties to President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, was a client of Paul Manafort, who served for several months as Donald J. Trump’s campaign chairman in 2016 and was convicted in 2018 of financial fraud and other crimes.

A spokesman for the F.B.I. office in New York would say only that the agents were “conducting a law enforcement operation pursuant to a law enforcement investigation,” and did not provide details on the nature or scope of the inquiry. A spokesman for the Southern District declined to comment.

But a spokeswoman for Mr. Deripaska issued a statement confirming the searches, and saying that the investigation was related to U.S. sanctions.

“The F.B.I. is carrying out a search at two houses — located in Washington and New York — belonging to Mr. Deripaska’s relatives,” said the spokeswoman, Larisa Belyaeva. “The searches are being carried out on the basis of two court orders, connected to U.S. sanctions.”

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The agents searching the Greenwich Village house arrived in the early morning hours in about half a dozen SUVs and were seen leaving the building carrying several large flat rectangular boxes like those used to transport paintings.

The raid on the home in Washington was reported earlier by NBC News.

In 2018, the Treasury Department imposed sanctions against Mr. Deripaska and his mammoth aluminum company, saying he had profited from the “malign activities” of Russia around the world. In announcing the sanctions, the Trump administration cited accusations that Mr. Deripaska had been accused of extortion, racketeering, bribery, links to organized crime and even ordering the murder of a businessman.

Mr. Deripaska denied the allegations supporting the sanctions, and his allies contended that the sanctions were punishment for refusing to play ball with the Americans.

The Trump administration lifted the sanctions against Mr. Deripaska’s companies in 2019 under an agreement intended to reduce his control and ownership, though a confidential document showed the deal may have been less punitive than advertised, leaving him and his allies with majority ownership of his most important company.

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Weeks later, Mr. Deripaska unsuccessfully sued the U.S. government to overturn the sanctions on him, alleging they were levied without due process and were based on unproven smears that fell outside the sanctions program.

In the lawsuit, Mr. Deripaska’s lawyers claimed that the sanctions had cost him billions of dollars, made him “radioactive” in international business circles, and exposed him to criminal investigation and asset confiscation in Russia.

The sanctions restrict his ability to own property or do business in the United States.

Mr. Deripaska’s ability to travel to the United States has also been restricted in the past, though he had managed visits to New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Hawaii before the sanctions, people familiar with his travel said.

And he has also been a subject of investigations by the F.B.I. and federal prosecutors in Brooklyn for several years, according to people with knowledge of those inquiries, but it is unclear whether the searches have any connection to those matters.

The oligarch also came under scrutiny from the special counsel investigating ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, because of his connections to Mr. Manafort.

Mr. Deripaska hired Mr. Manafort and signed his firm to a $10-million-a-year contract in 2006 at least partly to help him with his visa, which the U.S. government revoked. Mr. Deripaska eventually fired Mr. Manafort and his partner and later sued them over an unsuccessful telecommunications venture they had pursued together.

But after Mr. Manafort joined Mr. Trump’s campaign in 2016, he instructed his deputy to periodically provide confidential Trump campaign polling data to an associate that the deputy understood would be shared with Mr. Deripaska, according to a report issued by the Senate Intelligence Committee.

During the campaign, the F.B.I. and the Justice Department unsuccessfully tried to turn Mr. Deripaska into an informant, signaling that they might provide help with his trouble in getting visas for the United States in exchange for information on possible Russian aid to Mr. Trump’s campaign. Mr. Deripaska told the American investigators that he disagreed with their theories about Kremlin collusion in the campaign.

Property records show that the homes searched by the F.B.I. on Tuesday — a sprawling mansion in an affluent neighborhood in Northwest Washington and a three-story historic Greenwich Village townhouse that was once a speakeasy called the Pirate’s Den and later home to Mayor Jimmy Walker’s paramour — are owned by opaque limited liability corporations.

The L.L.C. that owns the Greenwich Village property is connected to a person identified in British court filings as a cousin of Mr. Deripaska.

Nate Schweber and Rebecca Davis O’Brien contributed reporting. Susan C. Beachy and Kitty Bennett contributed research.

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Нечаев считает, что законодательство об иностранных агентах требует корректировки - Политика

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МОСКВА, 19 октября. /ТАСС/. Глава фракции "Новые люди" в Госдуме Алексей Нечаев считает, что положения закона об иностранных агентах требуют корректировки, решение и признании иноагентом должен принимать суд.

"Мы с вами видим, что более 80 СМИ относятся к иноагентам, более 70 НКО [признаны иноагентами]. Конечно, масштаб правоприменения закона об иноагентах требует корректировки самих положений закона", - сказал Нечаев во вторник журналистам. "Понятно, когда, например, СМИ-иноагентами признаются "Радио Свобода", "Голос Америки" (признаны СМИ-иноагентами в РФ - прим. ТАСС). Это, действительно, пропагандистские, политические и государственные СМИ в других странах. Но сейчас мы видим, масштаб правоприменения вышел из разумных берегов, в частности по физическим лицам", - добавил он.

Парламентарий напомнил, что в настоящее время Минюст РФ принимает решение о признании иноагентом, и предложил, чтобы такое решение находилось в ведении судебной власти. "В России же действует презумпция невиновности, а теперь люди, СМИ, которые признаны иноагентами, должны идти в суд и доказывать, что они никакие не иностранные агенты. Может быть, все-таки восстановим презумпцию невиновности в России, и суд будет принимать какие-то запретительные меры?" - сказал он.

При этом Нечаев выразил беспокойство тем, что логика, которая была заложена в законодательство об иноагентах "начинает переворачиваться, когда люди достойные, уважаемые, многое сделавшие хорошего для страны, реальные гражданские активисты становятся иностранными агентами". "Я думаю, пришло время, <...> очень важно в этой, осенней сессии Государственной думы, чтобы профильный комитет по средствам массовой информации нашел, как отредактировать это законодательство", - считает он.

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Миронов и Нечаев выступили за пересмотр закона об иноагентах

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Председатель партии «Справедливая Россия – За правду» Сергей Миронов предложил изменить закон об иноагентах, чтобы не допускать перегибов – таких, как включение в реестр информационного агентства «Росбалт».

Сергей Миронов. Фото: duma.gov.ru

Политик отметил, что решение о включении в реестр СМИ-иноагентов одного из крупнейших информагентств «Росбалт» «должно быть как минимум подробно аргументировано, а лучше всего пересмотрено».

Он также подчеркнул, что это решение «доказывает необходимость пересмотра всего законодательства во избежание подобных перегибов».

Критерии включения в реестр довольно размыты и нуждаются в уточнении. Кроме того, должна быть доказана прямая связь между иностранным финансированием и политической деятельностью. Возможно, процедуру включения в реестр стоит пересмотреть, чтобы решение принималось в судебном порядке, а не просто по усмотрению Минюста. В любом случае это решение должно быть объяснено и анонсировано заранее, а у СМИ должна быть возможность исправить ситуацию, если оно не хочет, чтобы его включали в число иноагентов,

– написал Миронов в своем телеграм-канале.

Позже с заявлением о том, что закон об иноагентах должен быть пересмотрен, выступил и лидер «Новых людей» Алексей Нечаев.

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Russia is the world’s leading exporter of instability

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Russia is the world’s leading exporter of instability

We live in an era of great geopolitical transformation. As the rules and certainties of the past are exposed as outdated and discarded as redundant, the only thing we can forecast with any degree of confidence is more instability.

This turbulence is being driven by a range of factors, including the disruptive role of new technologies and the unpredictability of black swan events like the coronavirus pandemic. However, when it comes to fueling and exploiting today’s rising tide of international instability, one country in particular stands out.

Russia has emerged over the past two decades as the world’s leading exporter of instability. This has become a central pillar of Vladimir Putin’s foreign policy, allowing Moscow to undermine potential opponents from within while enabling the Kremlin punch well above its true geopolitical weight.

Russia has proven itself particularly skilled at exporting instability throughout the post-Soviet space. This relentless Russian destabilization is the reality in today’s Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and beyond. The current situation in Belarus offers a glimpse of Russia’s opportunism in this regard, with Moscow taking advantage of the unexpected instability caused by last year’s pro-democracy uprising to tighten its control over the country.

Events in Belarus are a source of mounting alarm in Ukraine. Military planners in Kyiv are already confronted by a shared border with Russia of around 2000 km. If Belarus loses its independence, Ukraine will face the prospect of a vast new border to the north of the country manned by Russian troops.

The threat of a major conflict erupting in Ukraine cannot be overstated. For the past seven-and-a-half years, Russia has been waging a hybrid war against Ukraine involving a conventional military component along with cyber, informational, and economic elements.

Around fourteen thousand people have been killed in this war, while millions of Ukrainians have been forced to flee their homes. Crimea and parts of eastern Ukraine remain under Russian occupation. Ukrainians will struggle with the trauma of the conflict for generations to come, and must live with the day-to-day menace of a new escalation.

Many of the destabilization tools developed by the Kremlin in its war against Ukraine have subsequently been deployed elsewhere with great success against European countries and the United States. We must admit that Russia is very good at what it does.

Moscow has rewritten the propaganda rule book and set new standards in the dark art of digital disinformation. The post-Cold War dominance of CNN and other flagships of the mainstream Western media now seems like a distant memory. Instead, it is Russia that is increasingly setting the informational agenda and leading the global conversation.

Disinformation is just one of the Kremlin’s many destabilization tactics. Russia also launches cyber attacks, weaponizes energy supplies, deploys mercenaries, and fans the flames of separatism wherever possible.

It should come as no surprise that Moscow backs far right and far left political movements across Europe with equal enthusiasm. The ideology in question is of no consequence. All that matters is the ability to spread instability. It is difficult to avoid the conclusion that whatever is good for Putin’s Russia is bad for the wider world.

Russia will continue to export instability until it is decisively confronted. Efforts over the past seven years to reason with Russia or dial down the confrontation sparked by the 2014 seizure of Crimea have only served to encourage further escalations by the Kremlin.

Moscow has developed a persuasive narrative about the rotten West, and many in Russia remain confident that the democratic world is ultimately toothless. Given the reluctance of European leaders to confront Putin over his war in Ukraine, it is hardly surprising that Russians believe they have little to fear.

Putin does not hold all the cards, of course. China and Turkey retain the ability to grab the Kremlin’s attention, while the United States continues to dominate Russian foreign policy thinking. However, many in Moscow see today’s America as preoccupied with domestic problems. They have convinced themselves that the sole global superpower is unable to assert itself as it once did on the world stage. Predictably, the recent debacle in Afghanistan was gleefully welcomed in Russia as evidence of this declining US influence.

In reality, the West is not weak. On the contrary, it is overwhelmingly more economically and militarily powerful than Russia, while also light years ahead in any honest contest of ideas and aspirations. The main reason why Moscow’s destabilization tactics have proven so successful is because the West refuses to acknowledge the reality of a hostile Russia.

It is time to wake up from this dangerous slumber. The Cold War victory of democracy is now ancient history and a new generation of conflicts has long since dawned. Western leaders must stop viewing the world through the prism of the past and come to grips with the novel form of destabilizing hybrid warfare currently being practiced by Putin’s Russia.

One of the keys to countering the Kremlin is education. We must rethink our entire approach and place a far greater emphasis on improving digital literacy. Russia has brilliantly exploited the vulnerabilities created by the Information Revolution and the breakdown of old media models. The only way to address this is through educational innovation.

We must also learn to join up the dots. In recent years, individual countries have become so preoccupied with domestic issues that they have often failed to notice the evidence of a Russian role in the instability spreading from nation to nation around the globe. It is vital to refocus on international cooperation and recognize the common interests we all share in working together to overcome this threat.

The world we live in is currently changing at an unprecedented pace, but not all of the instability we encounter is organic or unavoidable. We must adapt our thinking to the new environment if we wish to prevent bad faith actors from exporting instability to further their own ambitions.

Iuliia Mendel is a Ukrainian journalist and former Press Secretary of President Zelenskyy.

The views expressed in UkraineAlert are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Atlantic Council, its staff, or its supporters.

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Antibody tests can’t give answers you want about COVID-19 immunity

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A health care worker administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine at a mass vaccination site at The Forum arena in Inglewood, Calif., on Feb. 26, 2021.

A health care worker administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine at a mass vaccination site at The Forum arena in Inglewood, Calif., on Feb. 26, 2021. (Eric Thayer/Bloomberg)

Talk of the need for coronavirus booster shots has prompted many Americans to seek antibody tests.

In most cases, however, getting an antibody test to determine immunity is a fool's errand, infectious-disease doctors agree. The tests for antibodies, also known as serology tests, do not provide the answers that most people are seeking.

Both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration advise against using antibody tests to determine one's level of immunity against COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. So does the Infectious Disease Society of America, which represents infectious-disease specialists.

While some states, including Maryland and South Carolina, are conducting targeted antibody testing for specific purposes, no state is promoting the tests' use for residents to determine whether they have sufficient immunity or need a booster shot.

The tests might indicate the presence or even the level of coronavirus-fighting antibodies in the bloodstream, but scientists don't yet know what number of antibodies provide protection from COVID-19. Antibodies are protein molecules the immune system produces to neutralize viruses or bacteria that have entered the body.

Antibody levels do help health-care providers establish whether a patient has immunity against other, more familiar infectious diseases, such as measles and hepatitis A and B. But doctors say our relatively short experience with COVID-19 hasn't yet provided the same information.

"Because our journey is so young, we don't yet know what value means immunity," said Mary Hopkins, associate program director of the Infectious Disease Fellowship Program at Tufts Medical Center.

Testing for coronavirus antibodies has some benefits — especially for determining whether someone with COVID-like symptoms had an earlier, undetected COVID-19 infection — but not for the reasons many are seeking the tests.

"Doctors are ordering antibody tests for people who are worried about waning immunity, but I see that as problematic," said Alan Wells, medical director of clinical labs at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. "For a normal person, knowing your level eight months later (after their initial vaccine dosages) is of relatively little value."

In general, the more antibodies, the better, Wells said. But even with a low level of antibodies months after exposure or receiving a vaccine, the body can mount a stout defense against the virus by generating new antibodies in response to a fresh infection. "There is more to your immune response than antibody levels," Wells said.

Wells said his hospital, like others, has had a big increase in requests for antibody tests in recent weeks, although he recommends to his colleagues that they use them judiciously.

Another problem with coronavirus antibody tests, doctors say, is that they are not standardized, so values associated with antibody tests in one version might not be the same as another.

Some states perform antibody testing on a targeted basis. In South Carolina, the Department of Health and Environmental Control conducts sample antibody testing for vaccinated people to correlate antibody levels with episodes of reinfections or breakthrough cases, said Derrek Asberry, a spokesperson for the department.

Maryland has done antibody testing on more than 500 nursing home residents and determined that 50% of them showed declining antibodies over time. On the basis of those tests, Gov. Larry Hogan ordered boosters for all older Marylanders living in congregate housing.

Hopkins said large-scale antibody testing eventually should help to determine what antibody levels would provide coronavirus immunity.

"It would be wonderful and important if you could test every month 5,000 patients 60 years and older and find out who gets reinfections or infections for the first time and see if there is a correlation," she said. "If you found infections and could say those people had antibodies below 200, that would be helpful."

Some antibody tests are able to assign a numerical value to an individual's antibody levels, although the numbers are not uniform from one manufacturer's test to another. The level above which a person can be considered to have sufficient immunity is unknown.

In Kentucky, the state Senate passed a resolution in September that would have enabled residents to substitute an antibody test for proof of vaccination. The resolution proposed that an individual with antibodies at a level above the 20th percentile of the immunized population should be recognized as having protection equal to that of a fully immunized individual. The measure died when the state House didn't take it up before the special session ended in September.

Doctors interviewed for this story said that without knowing what level of antibodies provides immunity or the parameters — especially the timing — of testing vaccinated people, such a measure may not provide the assurance its sponsors suggested. But Wells added that the idea is not without merit, because higher levels of antibodies do correlate with fewer hospitalizations and deaths.

Thomas Denny, chief operating officer at Duke University School of Medicine's Human Vaccine Institute, however, said the resolution's demise was probably a positive development.

"Given how few labs can do this test and the issues of test validation, it's good that this bill died," he wrote in an email. "Also, I would need to go review data in the literature but not sure their stated criteria makes sense."

Antibody testing can determine whether someone has been exposed to coronavirus or has received any of the vaccines used against the virus. Some tests detect antibodies created in either case. Others only detect antibodies that are generated by exposure.

Those tests are different from the PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests most often used to determine whether someone has the virus. A PCR test detects genetic material present in the coronavirus.

From early in the pandemic, public health agencies and other medical organizations used PCR tests or antigen tests, which detect certain proteins in the virus and are cheaper and faster though less reliable than PCR tests, as the main tool for diagnosing people with the virus.

Health-care workers didn't generally use antibody tests because, as Elitza Theel, an expert in serologic testing at the Mayo Clinic, an academic research center, said, "It takes a good one or two weeks after infection to get a detectable level of antibodies.

"You don't want to rely on an antibody test because you will miss people who are acutely affected."

Hopkins said that antibody tests are useful for patients suspected of having long COVID-19, the lingering severe symptoms that affect some people months after their first exposure to the virus. PCR tests only detect the virus in its initial phase, in the first two weeks or so.

If someone with COVID-19 doesn't get a PCR test in that time, the best way to determine exposure later is with an antibody test, even months after contact with the virus, Hopkins said. "When I see a patient in my clinic who's short of breath or has mysterious aches, I give them an antibody test to see if it's long COVID."

Doctors say antibody testing also can be useful in determining whether individuals, especially nursing home residents, developed antibodies after they were vaccinated. If not, they could be considered good candidates for infusion with monoclonal antibodies to mimic antibodies produced by the immune system.

Antibody testing also benefits immunocompromised patients, such as those undergoing cancer treatment, Denny said. "We can test those individuals and show their levels are much lower than the general population and give them a boost and test them again and see if their numbers go up," he said.

Still, doctors say, healthy people should be reassured that the human immune system remembers what to do in the face of a new risk.

Even as the initial antibodies decline after a coronavirus infection or vaccine, the memory cells store information about the original attack, react to a renewed threat and begin to stimulate the body to resume its defense, including by generating a whole new army of antibodies.

People "shouldn't freak out" if they learn their coronavirus antibodies have declined over time, Theel said.

"Memory immunity remains strong. That's what we need to underscore to the public."

This report is a product of Stateline, an initiative of the Pew Charitable Trusts.

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#FBI FBI: #RussianMob, closely allied with the #Russian, #Israeli, UAE, possibly other States, & under ultimate #NewAbwehr control, appears to be behind many if not all acts of mass terror... The #NewAbwehrHypothesis By Michael Novakhov

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GRU, the Russian Military Intelligence masks as FBI – (?!). Do we know about it? Do we think about it? | Suspect in Capitol car attack posted about fears of FBI and CIA week before ramming officer. | M.N.: FBI: Declassify and disclose all the background information on Noah Green.  His name might also be a “telling name”. Those who are in the know might guess what it means.  Try to unravel the mysteries of the situation by examining closely this person’s life and his connections. 

The same day, Green uploaded an image of a certificate that appeared to recognize a gift he had made to the Nation of Islam of $1,085.” 

M.N.: This number: $1,085 is odd (not the usual even number, such as $1,000, $2,000, etc.), therefore it might contain the message; I think, most likely it points to a year in the World History: year 1085. The most notable events of that year in history appear to be: 1. Completion of the “Domesday Book“, and 2. The beginning of the introduction of the paper money in China: The output of copper currency for the Chinese Song Dynasty reaches 6 billion coins a year, prompting the Chinese government to adopt the world’s first paper-printed money later in the 1120s.’

Both events can be viewed as the references and allusions to the present day situations and circumstances: “the doomsday scenario” for the Western Civilization and the “America as the global monetary printing press“. 

The allusions to the WW2 may also be present: The Operation Doomsday of the WW2. 

These allusions and references lift the veil (deliberately semitransparent) over the minds, mentality, and the backgrounds of the putative masterminds of these hypothetical intelligence operations. In my opinion, humble or not, they are the leaders and the functionaries of the New Abwehr, the hypothetical construct which I use in the attempts to analyze and to understand these phenomena. This point of view is supported by the the quite visible activization of the Extreme Rightist and the frankly Fascist political and social movements and groups. 

The twist in this concept is that after the WW2 the remnants of the Nazi Abwehr adopted the anti-Hitler and the anti-Nazi stance, outlooks, and “ideologies”, placing them in the Leftist camp. However, the New Abwehr stays high above all the transient political plays and frays, it is concerned mostly with the overcoming the effects of the formal German defeat in the WW2 and their many feelings of guilt, sorrows, recriminations, post mortem analyses, repetition compulsions elements, rationalizations, etc., etc. Their main preoccupations are the German dominance in the World, the new World order (“my way”, anyway),  and the global political and economic matters which are their tools in governing the World. 

This concept of mine may be right or wrong but it has to be considered and explored further, if we really want to get to the Truth. 

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Just like the scores of others involved in the similar incidents and accidents? 

Does the FBI investigate this hypothesis? 

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The New Abwehr Hypothesis

The 9/11 was inadequately investigated and incorrectly and superficially diagnosed. The price was the twenty years of relentless Hybrid (Intelligence) War attacks, large and small, deadly and symbolic, intimidating and threatening in their nature and directions. This undeclared, invisible, masked Cold War 2 culminated in the Trump PresidencyCorona Pandemic (I think the connection is present), and the Capitol Riot of 1.6.21. The same mistake of the inadequate investigation, committed again, can be very costly. It very well might be the existential threat, in its various aspects. 

“All roads lead to Putin”, Nancy Pelosi diagnosed the situation in five words. I agree with her, it is almost obvious. I will take this Interpretation a couple of steps down the same logical road: 

1. Putin is the agent of the German Intelligence, which is in alliance with the elements of the Russian Intelligence Services, the Russian Mafia State, which are the KGB revived, and with the Russian Jewish Organized Crime, the TOC. 

2. I came to believe that the German Military Intelligence after WW2 played the major role in all the historically significant World events and made inroads into the other services and the Government structures, including the FBI, the CIA, the State Department, etc., etc. The structures of the Russian State were penetrated in a similar fashion, however more secretively, carefully, and discreetly. I call this the New Abwehr Hypothesis of the major World events after WW2

3. I believe that behind the 9/11 is the the hypothetical, very powerful and skillful structure of the New Abwehr. They use the Arabs, the Russians, the Chinese, the Israelis, and others as their covers. 

4. I think that the New Abwehr hypothesis has to be researched and investigated in the utmost depth. You cannot cure or even help the illness if your diagnosis is incorrect. It makes it worse. And there were a lot of incorrect diagnoses in both the Medicine and in the Intelligence Work. Not the political correctness but the complete and total independence in the Intelligence and the Counterintelligence Analysis. Speak Truth to Power. 

The Delphic Truths are the greater truths. They are the intuitive correct diagnoses, the sacred whispers, the dreams coming from the depths. They are the Essence, they are the Truth. Their coherence and internal consistency, logic and knowledge differentiate them from delusions and conspiracy theories. However, these Delphic Truths have to be checked out and convincingly translated and proven in clear and evidence based concepts and language. 

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