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I've become suspicious of these articles [Wikileaks/Manning news] due to the repetitious nature of their content, almost as if some were cut and paste jobs assembled from a media talking point. One in particular a resent article by Kevin Poulsen and Kim Zetter, published on Monday, June 7, 2010 by Wired.com, titled US Intelligence Analyst Arrested in Wikileaks Video Probe.
...Like I mentioned, flags were raised alter looking at the abundant internet posts. I strongly believe the recent Manning arrest is in fact the operation discussed in the mentioned Government report.
From news source:
In this document the creator reports possible ways to discredit and/or undermine the claims that those who post documents to the site do so with complete anonymity. It goes further to detail a brief court win resulting in a two week shut down of the site, that was later overturned.
The following are the key sticking points that make me believe we are seeing a staged false flag operation in action. They are doing exactly what they outlined in the report, and are trying to make a public example out of Manning, to discourage others from following suit.
-The article then reports
“Manning’s aunt, with whom he lived in the United States, had heard nothing about his arrest when first contacted by Wired.com last week; Debra Van Alstyne said she last saw Manning during his leave in January and they had discussed his plans to enroll in college when his four- year stint in the Army was set to end in October 2011.”
Read More www.wired.com/threatlevel/2010/06/leak/#ixzz0r0Yvx2rN
With this info in hand, I proceeded to run her name through several free online people finder type sites, and attempted to confirm that Brad lived with her. I found her and relatives but no mention of Brad. I even attempted to locate his father who is also quoted in the article but was also unable to verify that Brad was ever registered to live in Oklahoma with his father.
Originally posted by LurkerMan
the whole thing is phony.
cia front organization gaining credit for itself by falsely going after itself.
easiest thing in the world to do, playing the bad guy and the good guy at the same time.
matter of fact isnt that like their signature move?
reply to post by serbsta
Just a second note on the OP, those conversations between Manning and Lamo that were posted on Wired, how sure are we that those were 100% verbatim? The thing that gets me the most, and I want your guys opinion on this, is the whole deal with the supposed 260,000 documents which Manning apparently leaked to Wikileaks. Isn't making up a lie like this a pretty good way of showing how insecure Wikileaks could be?