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Source of terror threat is in UK Government, says a police Principal Intelligence Analyst

Posted by seumasach on July 12, 2011

Terroronthetube

 

9th July, 2011

Tony Farrell had been employed for twelve years as ‘Principle Intelligence Analyst’ for South Yorkshire Police, 13th largest of the 44 police forces in the UK. His job involved producing a yearly ‘Strategic Threat Assessment Matrix’ to determine how the police force had to prioritise its activities. Assessed ‘threats’ ranged from ASBOs (anti-social behaviour orders) to the terrorist threat allegedly presented by Islamic extremists. Having a statistics degree, it was his job to translate the different ‘strategic threats’ into a ‘matrix’ of relative numerical weighted probabilities

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Colonel Mahoney, in Porton Down, with the flawed data

Posted by seumasach on March 1, 2011

7/7 Inquests

13th February, 2011

“There are known knowns; there are things we know we know.
We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know.
But there are also unknown unknowns – the ones we don’t know we don’t know.”

 

We know there may exist unknown unknowns but, in the instances of the 7 July Inquests, should unknown unknowns form the basis of an open, just and transparent inquest process?

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7/7 Inquest: Was someone afraid to reveal the causes of deaths?

Posted by seumasach on February 27, 2011

Terror on the Tube

26th February, 2011

It is quite startling to realise that a special room had been set up to receive the dead of the July 7thbombings in a temporary morgue built on army land, the contract for which (see [1] below) arrived on the contractor’s desk on July 6th, the day before the massacres.

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British government appeals against MI5 decision

Posted by seumasach on November 10, 2010

PressTV

10th November, 2010

The British government is to appeal against a coroner’s order after the investigations, by which MI5 evidence should be heard in open court.

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Tortured while MI5 left the room: Briton’s claim after 7/7 attacks

Posted by seumasach on May 30, 2009

‘Rahman says he agreed to make a lengthy tape-recorded confession to a number of terrorist offences, including masterminding the suicide bomb attacks on London’s transport network the previous July.”

Are they looking for an alternative mastermind to the compromised Haroon Rashid Aswat.

Guardian

26th May, 2009

 

When the Bangladeshi police came to take away Jamil Rahman, he says that among the armed officers surrounding the home of his wife’s family were a couple of incongruous figures. Wearing balaclavas that left only their eyes showing were two men who, according to Rahman, towered over the police.

 

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Intelligence officials ‘laughed’ at al Qaeda 7/7 bomb link

Posted by seumasach on May 19, 2009

Telegraph

19th May, 2009

For indispensable background to the 7/7 bombings see:

Inside the Crevice- Nafeez Mossadegh Ahmad

Chris Driver-Williams, a former senior IED analyst for the Defence Intelligence Staff said his claim provoked laughter at a meeting of intelligence agencies on the morning of the bombings.

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