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Humint & Hubris:
The Decline of American Intelligence

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The United States government scrapes all of the telecom industry’s metadata, private telecom contractors and software corporations employ a vast web of back doors and intelligence gathering processes. Gone are the days where government employees monitored elite crime bosses in surveillance vans. The proliferation of technology has now empowered our government, and most other governments, to leverage voice recognition software and automated processes to monitor as much as it can handle processing.

I don’t wish to downplay the horrifying and Orwellian nature of this development, but it ought to be contextualized. This regime’s capacity to actually monitor (not merely record and archive) human intelligence is very limited, and increasingly limited as time passes. In fact, this government has less access to and control over domestic dissident groups than it had before the transistor was even invented. People are rightfully concerned about technology and intrusion, and I’m an advocate of communication security best practices, but the technology has never been the bottleneck, at least not for the United States government.

How can prehistoric shepherds effectively rout our military-industrial complex for decades on end? How do money and weaponry continue flowing unimpeded into the hands of anti-American terrorists and drug cartels? Why are its decision-makers often left with no choice but to monitor the very same media outlets and blogs available to the general public for information? It’s because the federal government’s intelligence infrastructure is fundamentally flawed…fatally flawed. You can’t exactly set up a call center and hire Indian sub-contractors to analyze the mountains and mountains of data being gathered. It requires advanced data mining by people who are highly trusted, highly skilled, and highly knowledgeable about varied subject-matter to find the data and to translate that data into actionable information. And taking action on that information requires exposing trustworthy and intelligent people to extraordinary risk in infiltrating the relevant communities being monitored and controlled.

If you’re a Russian femme fatale, you are working for a coherent identity group within the context of a coherent faith tradition. If you’re an Israeli double-agent, you have this phenomenally loyal tribe and rich tradition to lean upon. If you’re in an Islamic sleeper cell, you have the transcendent spirit of jihad. What does an American agent have to lean on? Faith? Folk? …Freedom?

The problem is that being more cerebral and abstract is negatively correlated with believing this regime’s bullshit. Toby Keith’s jingoistic patriotism might work with infantry, but how many in the coveted 99th percentile of the AFQT fall for this regime’s myths and narratives? Intelligence requires intelligence, and there’s no substitute for gifted people. Men as gifted as Edward Snowden are required to run the data gathering machine, and yet men of that caliber can’t be fooled into thinking that they’re not doing evil things on behalf of evil people.

It’s getting harder and harder to make superhero movies, as there’s less and less worth defending in this order. While watching Skyfall, one can’t help but wonder what James Bond is even fighting for. The monarchy and the Church of England, perhaps? We Americans don’t even have those fig leaves. Batman’s Dark Knight Rises tries and fails to offer a satisfactory answer, with both of these blockbuster films implicitly admitting to the audience that the heroes are deluding themselves. The waning moments of Zero Dark Thirty show the hero exhausted and broken in the wake of having trampled every liberal principle in her pursuit of an opponent of said principles.

All the federal government really has going for it is its tremendous power to bribe and blackmail. That’s great, and it remains their ace in the hole (at least for now), but as anybody who’s ever tried to supervise or manage employees knows all too well, financial incentives and disincentives can only go so far in manipulating human behavior. This is especially true in the behavior of the sort of people relevant to espionage work. You’ve got  ascetic ideologues, independently wealthy international playboys, and talented subject matter experts who are being bid up on the private market. Money is certainly powerful, and it is indubitably the backbone of America’s intelligence infrastructure (and thereby the backbone of America’s military infrastructure), but it’s not enough.

The only thing this federal government really stands for (aside from money and power, of course) is non-discrimination; And what is intelligence gathering but discrimination and profiling? The very first page of the U.S. Military Field Manual 2-0 contains this gem of gender studies relativism: “Unless otherwise stated, masculine nouns and pronouns do not refer exclusively to men.” In a world where the other global elites are rebounding from decades of suppression and regression, can ours really afford to be so effete and willfully ignorant? Can we really afford to embrace an ideology which trusts the aliens in our midst as much as our own? Can we really afford to embrace an ideology which insists that women are as inclined as men to be effective fighters?

The West’s current elites won’t be taken down by World War III, or by any specific event. There will surely be military conflicts, and proximate social and economic events. But what dooms it will be the Byzantine Generals Problem, wherein fewer and fewer links in their power structure are reliable. Too many of them will be loyal to other power structures, loyal to their own selfish interests, or incompetent quota hires of one kind or another hired to appease privileged identity groups. The only durable power structures are those built on a solid foundation of identity and faith: a common folk with a common vision. These are the only power structures which have ever worked for long in the past, and the Gods of the Copybook Headings don’t make exceptions.



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  1. reiner arischer Tor
    Posted June 18, 2013 at 4:14 am | Permalink

    Great article.

    However, we shouldn’t be complacent. First, some information is probably being smuggled out of US intelligence services to Israel and to the ADL/$PLC/etc. Moreover, these in turn have independent intelligence capabilities. I’m not sure how Obese Heide at the $PLC could find out the identity of an anonymous WNist writer, but it should serve as a warning to us all. The story of the ADL files is similar. Probably some stupid error (slowly giving away personal details in comment after comment, etc.) could lead to total exposure.

  2. Donar van Holland
    Posted June 18, 2013 at 9:12 am | Permalink

    This seemed a very encouraging article! Unfortunately, it overlooks one decisive factor. The people who do the monitoring in – or through – the US data gathering are Jews! Many of the people working for the “American” secret service will be Jews. Secondly, most western secret services share their information with the Mossad. Finally, in many western countries the surveillance hardware and software is provided by Jewish corporations, and there are many indications that the gathered information is forwarded to the Jewish secret service. So unfortunately, the intelligent people doing the monitoring do have a one, very fierce loyalty.

    • Jaego
      Posted June 18, 2013 at 5:30 pm | Permalink

      Thank you for reminding us. In other words, thank you for the sanity. The intellect always wants new things to chew on. I’ve known brilliant minds that can generate an enormous number of good ideas, but are unable to choose the right one or the best one. So time constraints or weariness often cause them to choose the last one as their choice. They have no higher mind in play that would provide any other criterion. So some White Nationalists are bored with the Jews as a subject and are now looking for new answers to our plight. Fine of course – as long as they and we don’t forget about the huge Jewish role in our demise. We cannot allow the Jews to become unfashionable in other words. We have to be above such things and preach the Truth in season and out of season.

      • Donar van Holland
        Posted June 18, 2013 at 7:41 pm | Permalink

        Thank you, but I did not make my remark just to bring up Jewish influence again. It just struck me that unfortunately the people doing the monitoring are not the indifferent paycheck liberals Parrot assumes, but highly committed Jews. They have always been very interested in espionage. It was already a major business advantage of the Rothschilds.

        And I do think that besides removing Jews and Jewish influence we need to reform our people so as to prevent any alien influence from creeping in again. We probably need a combination of fascism, paganism and elitism. The Männerbund should rule.

  3. Robert Pinkerton
    Posted June 18, 2013 at 9:18 am | Permalink

    Still another problem with the spook trade is moral, and the example that stands out, is leaving Pyotr Popov and Oleg Penkovski in place, to the tender mercies of a regime which perpetrated the judicial — not impromptu and impulsive — atrocities of burning them alive in furnaces.

    • Razvan
      Posted June 21, 2013 at 5:56 am | Permalink

      The CIA history looks more and more like a looong row of “inexplicable” blunders, blunders hurting the real America but obviously serving an unmentionable someone. Until that someone is not brought into the plain light America will have less and less friends and credibility.

      Enough to look at these men:
      recruited by CIA, parachuted behind the enemy lines, sold to the enemy the very next day and executed shortly after. But of course, America was fighting communism…

      And this:
      Now, the US Embassy looks more and like a bar mitzvah and sometimes like an NGO dedicated to whatever sexual fashion.
      Duane C. Butcher, the US representative in Romania, is married to a muslim Azeri woman and parading at gays marches. He recently invited the writer (?!) Kevin Sessums with great honors to promote “American culture”.

      Are these real blunders? Most probable the “unmentionable one” is doing a great job to destroy everyone, including America.

      They can gather all the information in the world, deploy the utmost sophisticated algorithms, spend billions upon billions and analyze whatever they want, only, and only to discover that they are simply irrelevant, and ridiculous.

  4. Lew
    Posted June 19, 2013 at 1:41 am | Permalink

    A few observations:

    1) Well obviously they are building this horrific Orwellian machine to protect the global elite not to stop “terrorism.”

    2) Snowden revealed a weakness. The elite is vulnerable because they can’t have a fully vetted, stone cold sociopath in every sensitive position.

    3) This is conjecture based on fleeting impressions, but do the visible members of the American Deep State seem a bit goyish? Hayden, Alexander, Clapper, generals or ex-generals. The big three whistle blowers at NSA are Drake, Binney and Snowden.

    4) Look up William Binney’s story. A mathematician who gave the NSA 30 years. When he blew the whistle on the NSAs unconstitutional surveillance, the US gov sent the FBI to put guns in his face.

    • reiner arischer Tor
      Posted June 19, 2013 at 4:44 am | Permalink

      1) The elite will protect itself, they don’t need the services to do that. And most especially Jews and half-Jews only make up a third of the Forbes 400 top richest Americans. (The proportion is increasing, I think when Dr. MacDonald wrote his seminal trilogy, he only mentioned a quarter.) So they don’t need the services to protect them, neither could the services be spectacular in their performance in this regard either. (Who is dedicated to the non-Jewish elite? Nobody, of course.)

      2) Sociopaths are not good for the services (I’m not sure if they are trying to filter them out, but they should be), because sociopaths are not bonding with anybody or anything, so they might even betray their bosses just for the chill of it.

      3) The services were formed based on the military (military intelligence usually preceded the civilian one) and the diplomatic corps (diplomats usually have double jobs as diplomats and as… it’s top secret!), both were traditionally WASP territories, and at least the military has to a large extent remained one. Joining the services requires some kind of idealism, willing to serve your country, because I’m sure someone with Snowden’s abilities could have made a killing in Silicon Valley. Jews aren’t quite willing to join the military (even if probably there’s an ethnic network for them inside, protecting them from mortal danger), and neither do I think most of them are quite willing to join the US services. (As opposed to the Mossad.) Also, those Jews who are willing to join are probably not the most brilliant ones. Probably there’s still a good deal of Jews there, but I’m not sure how many. They sure couldn’t use the CIA to produce ‘evidence’ for Saddam’s WMD, and the CIA currently believes that Iran is not working on a weapon… For all the conspiracy theories surrounding the CIA, I’m sure that even if there are many Jews with access to a lot of sensitive information, I’m also sure the majority of employees are not Jews. Either they are meritocratic (like the US Navy Seals), in which case they could be mostly Aryan, or they are affirmative action-based, in which case they consist of a mixture of Whites (mostly White women), Jews, Asians, Blacks, Mexicans, etc. (with Jews a strong minority), or they could be a mixture of the two models. I don’t think there’s any way they could have Jews as a majority there.

      4) I think he’s still alive.

    • Ghana Serapis
      Posted June 20, 2013 at 12:26 pm | Permalink

      May we provide a new term or name for this group described as elite? They are the middle men/women of strife, niggardliness, and prejudice. Being in the middle is like being a taint. I believe it is the proper definition of where they lay and everything they touch becomes “tainted”. Would it not help the consciousness become educated if we were to use the proper names of things, people and places? The taints of the West, or Europe’s taints, or the Global taints? It does have a loud ring of truth, does it not?

  5. Lew
    Posted June 19, 2013 at 2:02 pm | Permalink

    These inter-locking oligarchies reinforce each other’s power. The MIC, IIC (Intelligence Industrial Complex), governments, banks and multi-nationals form a kind of web of evil not an axis. They have their tentacles in everything. I found this this morning. Turns out Obama has been working on some kind of Death Star free trade agreement that essentially hands over the country to the global rich.

  6. reiner arischer Tor
    Posted June 19, 2013 at 5:42 pm | Permalink

    I’m now thinking I might have been a bit naive in believing that Israel might not easily access the whole database thus gathered. Dr. MacDonald’s article on is highly informative, illuminating a lot of aspects of the scandal. To me it was new information that Israeli software was involved…

  7. DaveE
    Posted June 20, 2013 at 11:49 am | Permalink

    You’re right, spying by itself is harmless. It all depends on what you DO with the information you collect. That’s where the other branches of the Jewish Syndicate come in, DHS, the FBI (who just whacked yet another courageous journalist who stood in the way of the Jewish agenda) and the FEMA concentration camps come in.

    Study what the Jews did to Russia under Stalin (“the Little Jew”) and the Cheka, NKVD and KVD, the Stasi and the history of the SOTE zionists and you will see that spying and information gathering is only the first step to making the “kill lists.”

  8. Lew
    Posted June 21, 2013 at 10:03 pm | Permalink

    The British equivalent of the NSA is tapping the cables. This is global. I love The Guardian and that guy Greenwald in particular. Won’t be surprised if Greenwald turns up dead.

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