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"... Areshev voiced suspicions about the High-Frequency Active Aural Research Program (HAARP), funded by the US Defense Department and the University of Alaska. HAARP, which has long been the target of conspiracy theorists, analyzes the ionosphere and seeks to develop technologies to improve radio communications, surveillance, and missile detection. Areshev writes, however, that its true aim is to create new weapons of mass destruction 'in order to destabilize environmental and agricultural systems in local countries.'"
He worked for the Government listening hub not just at Cheltenham but on secondment to Ascension Island, Hong Kong and Cyprus.
Williams, 31, was a genius who cracked the Taliban’s codes. He oversaw Echelon, a network that links satellites and super-computers in Britain and US with those of other allies. Echelon eavesdrops on suspects of terrorism, drug dealers and searches for other political and diplomatic intelligence. It intercepts five billion forms of communications a day.
The death of Williams hampers GCHQ’s thrust to go into Voice Over Internet Protocol.