Am I 5.
profrv at nex.net.au
Thu Apr 29 17:07:54 PDT 1999
MI5 and MI6 are the world's oldest secret intelligence agencies. They began
in 1909 with the formation of a military section (MOT, which became MI5)
and a naval section (M1-1C, later MI6).
Captain Vernon Fell was the first head of MI5, a post he retained for
thirty years. Fell was a xenophobic racist who believed that genuine
British people "are sorry for any of our women folk who marry a foreigner".
He set about compiling an "Alien Register" of all foreigners in the
country; by 1914 it had details of 16,000 people on its files.
Iggy pops singin',"I'm bored." terrific. "I'm the chairman of the
"MI5 installed Lord Tredegar, a well-known falconer, on the south coast of
England with his birds as part of the Falcon (Interceptor) Unit with
instructions to hunt down any suspicious-looking carrier pigeons that might
pass by. MI5 later had Lord Tredegar imprisoned in the Tower of London for
revealing his work to a fellow peer."
The original 'Falcon.'
"MI5's interrogation centre for enemy agents during the war was at
Latchmere House, run by Colonel Stephens, who was greatly disliked within
the service for his "almost Nazi behaviour and vile temper." One prisoner
was beaten nearly to death and there were several suicides and attempted
suicides in the cells.
MI5 commenced Operation Double Cross, which involved "turning" German
agents into working for British intelligence. There was, however, an
element of "triple cross" to the system, with agents still secretly working
for the Abwehr. Throughout the war, MI5 was at the centre of a series of
blunders and misinterpretation of information, which led to several
disasters in planning against German forces. For example, a captured map of
the German invasion of France was dismissed as a fake."
An army officer later to work in intelligence with Mi5 and ASIS,charles
ellis,was later found to have sold the allied order of battle to the
Abwehr.After the war he sold INT to the KGB.Shit happens.
"British intelligence made a deal with Nazi war criminal Joseph Mengele for
his records of the Nazis' development of the nerve gases Sarin, Tabun and
Soman. Soon afterwards, Mengele's brother, father and co-researcher were
all released from custody and allowed to resume their civilian employment
without regard to their Nazi pasts; Mengele himself was allowed to emigrate
Dont mess with those precursors,jimmy! Speaking of precursors,this ones
"In Iran, a popular nationalist leader Mohammed Mossadeq had become prime
minister in 1951 and was seeking to nationalise the British-owned
Anglo-Iranian Oil Company - the most powerful economic institution in the
country. A joint MI6/CIA operation was mounted to depose Mossadeq and
restore power to the pro-western Shah of Iran. MI6 provided a network of
agents inside Iran; the CIA supplied $2 million and arms. A campaign of
covertly-funded propaganda and bribery culminated in August 1953 with the
overthrow of Mossadeq by army leaders in the pay of Western intelligence.
The Shah always subsequently maintained close links with British
intelligence during his reign of brutal dictatorship."
"...a group of paranoid MI5 officers (notably Arthur Mann and Peter Wright)
became convinced that a Soviet mole was present in the senior ranks of MI5
- possibly even the Director General himself, Roger Hollis. However the
case against Hollis (who retired from MI5 in 1965) was largely
circumstantial and the case was never proved. The obsessive mole-hunter
Peter Wright left the service an embittered man; still convinced of Hollis'
Hollis helped set up ASIO. The CSIS and ASIO spy on you,(if your a septic.)
Your NSA /CIA/ FBI spy on us.Its called ECHELON.Great model in some ways
for APster.Responsibility is always offshore and deniable,cascading agencies.
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