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Dublin - Event Notice
Thursday October 19 2017
07:00 PM

Public Meeting with Ray McGovern Former CIA Analyst

category dublin | anti-war / imperialism | event notice author Saturday October 14, 2017 22:16author by Irish Anti War Movement Report this post to the editors

US-Russian Tension - Highest since the Cuban Missile Crisis
Organised by the IAWM and PANA

Speaker: Ray McGovern
Former CIA Presidential Briefer / Russian Expert

When & Where: Thursday 19th of October @ 7pm - 9pm
The Pearse Centre 27 Pearse St Dublin 2

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Ray was around in the fall of 1962 and watched the Cuban missile crisis up close and personal. He served as an Army Infantry/Intelligence officer from 1962-1964 and then joined the CIA AS AN ANALYST (never had to overthrow any governments or ship kidnapped people thru Shannon). During Ronald Reagan's first term (1981-85) he briefed Vice President Bush, the Secretaries of State and Defense, and other very senior officials in the morning with the President's Daily Brief. He was chief of the Soviet Foreign Policy Branch of CIA, had three of my analysts supporting the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) in Geneva and Vienna, and was in Moscow in May 1972 to take part in the ceremonies marking the signing of the ABM Treaty -- the pillar of strategic stability until Bush Junior walked out of the treaty. VIPS and Ray are now focusing very much on the new acerbic tone in U.S.-Russia relations, the intense public campaign to blame Russia for everything, and THEY ARE EXPOSING, WITH FORENSICS TO BACK THEM UP, THE FACT THAT "THE RUSSIANS HACKED LAST YEAR'S ELECTION" IS AS FRAUDULENT AS THE WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION OF 15 YEARS AGO.

The Legend of the Russian Hack

from the most recent to the VIPS Memo to President of July 24, 2017 (not to mention several earlier ones, including op-eds by Bill and Ray in the Baltimore Sun, over the past year)

https://consortiumnews.com/2017/09/20/more-holes-in-russia-gate-narrative/

A New Report Raises Big Questions About Last Year’s DNC Hack
http://raymcgovern.com/2017/08/09/a-new-report-raises-big-questions-about-last-years-dnc-hack/
August 9, 2017

Former NSA experts, now members of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS), say it wasn’t a hack at all, but a leak—an inside job by someone with access to the DNC’s system.

By Patrick Lawrence
https://www.thenation.com/article/a-new-report-raises-big-questions-about-last-years-dnc-hack/

https://consortiumnews.com/2017/07/24/intel-vets-challenge-russia-hack-evidence/



How To Find The Pearse Centre

By Dart and Train: Tara Street Station (01 828 6400); Pearse Station on Westland Row, Dublin 2 (01 703 3634)

By Bus: 1, 3, 5, 7, 7A, 8, 44B, 44C, 47A, 47B, 48A, 62, 63 and 86

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author by leftypublication date Sat Oct 21, 2017 16:50Report this post to the editors

Ray will also be speaking in Galway on Sunday
upstairs in richardson's pub at 3pm

 
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