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    Here we go. Forget the B.C. This 'trumps' it all: Barack Obama worked for the CIA !!! ~ Jack


    If true the implications would be unprecedented.




    Barack Obama’s assertion today that there are more important things  to worry about than the place of his birth is technically accurate. As  we have documented since the very beginning of his presidential  campaign, the birther issue is, in the main, a distraction, a  smokescreen designed to whip up a frenzy that has effectively concealed a  much bigger story, the history of the CIA creation Barry Soetoro.

    The story of the poor son of a Kenyan goat herder who lived in a  tin-roofed shack, who made it good, a product of the unwavering American  dream, is compelling. But it is just that – a story, a fantasy, a  fiction.

    We will likely never know the full history of Barack Obama, because his first official act as president on January 21, 2009 was to seal the release of his records with an executive order.


    Those who have delved deeper into Obama’s past moved beyond his birth  certificate a long time ago. They have uncovered evidence and clues  that indicate Obama’s rare rise to power stems exclusively from  extensive intelligence connections.

    Obama is just one of many that were selected as part of a long-term  strategic plan to recruit promising candidates into intelligence and  steer these individuals and their families into positions of influence  and power.

    Investigative reporter and former NSA employee Wayne Madsen last year  put together an extensive three-part series conclusively documenting  that Barack Obama Sr., Stanley Ann Dunham, Lolo Soetoro and President  Barack Obama himself all hold deep ties to the CIA and larger  intelligence community. And that’s just the beginning.

    The centrepiece of these investigations is the fact that Obama legally changed his name to “Barry Soetoro” and became an Indonesian citizen, and that no records in the public domain show that he ever changed his name or citizenship back.


    WMR [Wayne Madsen Report]  previously reported on President Obama’s more than one year employment  by a CIA front operation, Business International Corporation,  Inc. (BIC) of New York after his graduation from Columbia University in  1983.

    However, the State Department’s recent revelation in response to a  Freedom of Information Act request that the pre-1965 passport files of  Obama’s mother, Ann Dunham Soetoro, were destroyed in the 1980s, has  re-ignited suspicions that Obama’s mother worked for the CIA under  non-official cover (NOC) cover in Indonesia while married to Lolo  Soetoro Mangunharjo, a retired colonel in General Suharto’s CIA-backed  ranks. Soetoro and Dunham married in 1965 after meeting at the  University of Hawaii. That same year, the CIA-backed Suharto launched an  anti-Communist coup that saw leftist President Sukarno eventually  ousted from power and up to one million suspected Communists, including  many ethnic Chinese Indonesians, massacred by government troops. Obama  recently lifted a ban on U.S. military support for the Indonesian Red  Beret KOPASSUS special operations forces imposed after the unit  committed human rights abuses in East Timor in the late 1990s. The  12-year ban, imposed by the Clinton administration, was maintained by  the Bush administration.

    In 1967, Dunham moved with six-year old Barack Obama to Jakarta. In  1966, as Suharto consolidated his power, Colonel Soetoro was battling  Communist rebels in the country. Dunham moved back to Hawaii in 1972, a  year after Obama left Indonesia to attend school in Hawaii, and  she divorced Soetoro in 1980. Soetoro was hired by Mobil to be a liaison  officer with Suharto’s dictatorship. Soetoro died in 1987 at the age of  52. Ann Dunham died in 1995, also at the age of 52. Obama, Sr. died in  an automobile accident in Kenya in 1982 at the age of 46. Obama, Sr.  attended the University of Hawaii courtesy of a scholarship arranged by  Kenyan nationalist leader Tom Mboya. Obama and Dunham married in 1961,  however, Obama, at the time, had a wife back in Kenya. Obama and Dunham  officially divorced in 1964, the same year Dunham married Soetoro.

    Obama, Sr. met his old friend Mboya, the Kenyan Minister of Economic  Planning and Development, shortly before Mboya was gunned down by an  assassin in Nairobi in 1969. Kenya’s autocratic president Jomo Kenyatta  was viewed as being behind the assassination of Mboya, a would-be rival  for the presidency. Mboya was 39 when he was assasinated. Obama, Sr.  testified at the trial of Mboya’s accused assassin and shortly  thereafter, Obama, Sr. was the target of an attempted hit-and-run  assassination attempt.

    Files released by the State Department on Dunham’s name-change  passport application lists two dates and places of marriage to Soetoro:  March 5, 1964, in Maui and March 15, 1965, in Molokai — almost a year’s  difference. In her 1968 passport renewal application, Barack Obama’s  name is listed as Barack Hussein Obama (Saebarkah). In passport renewal  and amendment applications filed from Jakarta, Dunham uses two different  names: Stanley Ann Dunham Soetoro and Stanley Ann Soetoro.

    Dunham again applied for a passport from Jakarta in 1981 while  working for the Ford Foundation. Her New York-based boss at the time was  Peter Geithner, the father of Obama’s Treasury Secretary Timothy  Geithner. Dunham also worked in rural villages in Java for the US Agency  for International Development (USAID), which was and remains notorious  for conducting CIA operations around the world.

    Ann Dunham and President Obama’s father, Barack Obama, Sr., a native  of the British colony of Kenya, met in a Russian language class at the  University of Hawaii in 1959. The teaching of Russian in Hawaii, which  hosted a number of US military bases and intelligence operations, is  significant since a Russian language class during the height of the Cold  War would normally attract a majority of U.S. intelligence  professionals.

    At the time Dunham met Obama, Sr. in Russian-language class at the  University of Hawaii, the CIA was engaged in major covert operations in  Asia, including attempted assassinations of Asian leaders. In an August  1975 article in Penthouse by former New York Times reporter  Tad Szulc reported on two high-level planned CIA assassinations that  were turned down by the ‘highest levels’ at the White House in the late  1950s: ‘. . . senior CIA officials proposed the assassination of  Indonesian President Sukarno as part of a broader plot to overthrow his  left-leaning government. At least one American pilot, employed by the  CIA, was captured by Sukarno’s forces during the coup attempt. To kill  Sukarno, the CIA, according to intelligence sources, planned to fire a  shell from a ceremonial 105-mm cannon in front of the presidential  palace while Sukarno spoke from a balcony.’ The CIA finally succeeded in  ousting Sukarno in 1965, with the help of Barack Obama’s step father.

    Szulc also wrote: “In 1958, a plot was concocted to kill China’s  Premier Chou En-lai during a visit to Rangoon, Burma. This was at the  beginning of the Soviet-Chinese split, and apparently the CIA reasoned  that Chou’s death would aggravate the developing split. The notion was  that Chou was a moderate and thus posed an obstacle to a possible  Soviet-Chinese confrontation. Furthermore, intelligence sources said,  the CIA planned, by the dissemination of ‘disinformation’ through  intelligence channels, to lead the Chinese to believe that Chou was  killed by the Russian KGB. This murder plot, which was also stopped by  Washington, provided for a Burmese CIA agent to place untraceable poison  in a rice bowl from which Chou was expected to be eating at a  government dinner in his honor. This particular kind of poison,  intelligence sources said, would have acted within forty-eight hours and  there would be no trace of it if an autopsy were performed. The plan  was countermanded at the last moment.”

    As WMR previously reported, “At the same time he was attending  Occidental [College in Los Angeles, 1979-81], Obama, using the name  Barry Soetoro and an Indonesian passport issued under the same name,  traveled to Pakistan during the U.S. buildup to assist the Afghan  mujaheddin. WMR has learned from informed sources in Kabul that Obama  has been extremely friendly, through personal correspondence on White  House letterhead, with a private military company that counts among its  senior personnel a number of Afghan mujaheddin-Soviet war veterans who  fought alongside the late Northern Alliance commander Ahmad Shah Masood.

    In 1981, Obama spent time in Jacobabad and Karachi, Pakistan, and  appeared to have an older American ‘handler,’ possibly a CIA officer.  WMR previously reported that Obama also crossed the border from Pakistan  and spent some time in India. At the time of Obama’s stay in Pakistan,  the country was being built up as a base for the anti-Soviet Afghan  insurgency by President Carter’s National Security Adviser Zbigniew  Brzezinski and later by President Reagan’s CIA director William Casey.  Obama has suspiciously refused to release his transcripts from  Occidental or Columbia University and he has remained cagey about his  post-Columbia employment with BIC.”

    In early 2008, when employees of The Analysis Corporation, a CIA  contractor headed up at the time by Obama’s current deputy national  security adviser John O. Brennan, a former CIA official, were illegally  accessing Obama’s State Department passport files, WMR reported: “An  informed source has told WMR that Obama’s tuition debt at Columbia was  paid off by BIC. In addition, WMR has learned that when Obama lived in  Indonesia with his mother and his adoptive father Lolo Soetoro, the  20-year-old Obama, who was known as ‘Barry Soetoro,’ traveled to  Pakistan in 1981. He was hosted by the family of Muhammadmian Soomro, a  Pakistani Sindhi who became acting President of Pakistan after the  resignation of General Pervez Musharraf on August 18, 2008. WMR was told  that the Obama/Soetoro trip to Pakistan, ostensibly to go ‘partridge  hunting’ with the Soomros, related to unknown CIA business. The covert  CIA program to assist the Afghan mujaheddin was already well underway at  the time and Pakistan was the major base of operations for the CIA’s  support.”

    WMR also reported: “Dunham Soetoro was in Indonesia when the Soviets  invaded Afghanistan in 1979. Barack Obama visited Lahore, Pakistan,  where his mother worked as a ‘consultant,’ in 1981. According to a  declassified Top Secret CIA document titled ‘Worldwide Reaction to the  Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan,’  dated February 1980, Indonesia became a  hotbed of anti-Soviet students demonstrations after Moscow’s invasion  of Afghanistan. The report states, ‘Indonesian students have staged  several peaceful demonstrations in Jakarta and three other major cities.  They have also demanded the recall of the Soviet Ambassador because of  remarks he made to a student delegation on 4 January and have called for  a severance of Soviet-Indonesian relations.’”

    Obama’s mother was in Lahore as a consultant for the Asian  Development Bank, a perfect NOC job at the time the CIA, under  William Casey, was beefing up its covert presence in Pakistan to battle  the Soviets in Afghanistan.

    Obama’s grandmother, Madelyn Dunham, known to Obama as “Toot”, began  working for the Bank of Hawaii in 1960, a year after her daughter met  Obama, Sr. and in 1970 she became one of the first female bank vice  presidents. Madelyn Dunham retired from the bank in 1986. It is  suspected that the Bank of Hawaii acted as a financial vehicle for CIA  operations in Asia and the South Pacific.

    The Bank of Hawaii has, according to published reports, been linked  to a number of CIA-connected operations in the Asia-Pacific region,  including links to the Indonesian Lippo Group and Mochtar Riady’s  contributions to the presidential re-election campaign of Bill Clinton;  American International Group (AIG) — bailed out by Obama; the CIA’s  Nugan Hand Bank in Australia; another CIA-influenced bank, the Bank of  Credit and Commerce International (BCCI) and an affiliate bank in the  Cook Islands, Commercial Bank of Commerce Cook Islands, Ltd. (CBCCI) in  Rarotonga – which in the 1980s were funneling money to South Pacific  islands to counter Soviet influence in the region; the USAID officer in  Suva, Fiji, William Raupe, who was actually a CIA official cover agent;  global bullion trader Deak International; European Pacific  investments; and a CIA front company in Honolulu called Bishop Baldwin  Rewald Dillingham Wong (BBRDW), Ltd., which maintained financial and  political links to Asia-Pacific leaders, including Philippines President  Ferdinand Marcos, Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi of India, Suharto in  Indonesia, the Sultan of Brunei, the chiefs of the New Zealand Security  Intelligence Service – which acted on behalf of the CIA in South Pacific  small island states, and maintained slush fund accounts in the Cayman  Islands, the Cook Islands, Spain, and South America. The CIA cut-out,  which took over the assets of the collapsed Nugan Hand Bank in  Australia, also used actor Jack Lord, from Hawaii 5-0 fame, on  its promotional material as a way to “open doors” and maintained close  links with the US Pacific Command based in Hawaii.

    In the 1960s, the Bank of Hawaii began opening up branches all over  the Pacific: Palau, Guam, Yap, Ponape, and Kosrae. It also bought the  Bank of American Samoa and the First National Bank of Arizona and had  gained significant, if not fully controlling, financial stakes in the  Bank of New Caledonia, Bank Indosuez in Vanuatu, National Bank of the  Solomon Islands, Bank of Queensland, Bank of Tonga, and Bank Indosuez  Niugini in Papua New Guinea, Bank Paribas Polynesia. The Bank of Hawaii  also opened up branches in Suva, Saipan, and Tokyo. By the time Madelyn  Dunham retired in 1986, the bank was also deeply connected to John  Waihee, the first Native Hawaiian governor of Hawaii, elected in 1986.  The CIA’s BBRDW and an affiliate, Canadian Far East Trading  Corporation, also maintained close links with Waihee and Governor George  Ariyoshi.

    When Barack Obama graduated from the private Punahou High School in  Hawaii in 1979 and transferred to Occidental College in Los Angeles,  Eugene Welch was the CIA’s station chief in Hawaii. Punahou High School  was also the alma mater of another US Senator, Hiram Bingham III of  Connecticut, who was said to be the inspiration for Indiana Jones, the  movie character popularized by George Lucas and Steven Spielberg. At the  time, the CIA was engaged in a major recruiting campaign, including on  college campuses, after Admiral Stansfield Turner, the CIA director, was  ordered by President Jimmy Carter to clean up the agency after previous  scandals.

    The CIA’s Hawaii-based Asia-Pacific financial operation appears to  have been the brain child of retired CIA deputy director for  intelligence Ray S. Cline, a proponent of the CIA’s paying pro-American  strongmen around the world large sums of cash to ensure their loyalty,  including Mobutu Seso Seko of Zaire, King Hussein of Jordan, Chiang  Kai-shek in Taiwan, General Lon Nol of Cambodia, the Shah of  Iran, Suharto, and Marcos. Helping to assist these operations was  Madelyn Dunham who was in charge of the Bank of Hawaii’s secretive  escrow account business. During her grandson’s presidential campaign in  2008, Madelyn Dunham refused all media interview requests. She died in  Hawaii two days before her grandson was elected president. With the  death of Toot, the early chapters of the life of Barack Obama, Jr, his  father, mother, and step-father also went to the grave.

    At the time Obama’s mother and father met in Russian language class  in Hawaii, the CIA was embarked on an aggressive covert campaign in  Asia, one that involved starting a Soviet-Chinese war and aiming to  assassinate Sukarno of Indonesia. The CIA was similarly involved in an  aggressive covert war with the Soviets in Africa, vying for control of  the continent’s newly-independent states. In the world of the CIA there  are no coincidences.


    Wayne Madsen is a Washington, DC-based investigative journalist,  author and syndicated columnist. He has written for several renowned  papers and blogs.


    Madsen is a regular contributor on Russia Today. He has been a frequent political and national security commentatoron  Fox News and has also appeared on ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, CNN, BBC, Al  Jazeera, and MS-NBC. Madsen has taken on Bill O’Reilly and Sean  Hannity on their television shows.  He has been invited to testifty as a  witness before the US House of Representatives, the UN Criminal  Tribunal for Rwanda, and an terrorism investigation panel of the French  government.

    As a U.S. Naval Officer, he managed one of the first computer  security programs for the U.S. Navy. He subsequently worked for the  National Security Agency, the Naval Data Automation Command, Department  of State, RCA Corporation, and Computer Sciences Corporation.

    Madsen is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists  (SPJ), Association for Intelligence Officers (AFIO), and the National  Press Club. He is a regular contributor to Opinion Maker.

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