To this day, the CIA still refuses to release an updated assessment on Malaysia MH17

A full year on and still silence from American intelligence agencies.

It blows the mind to think that the largest, most connected, and well funded intelligence apparatus will not (or cannot) release any insight into what it knows about the MH 17 tragedy. We wonder why?

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Western media have ignored officially documented information from eyewitnesses previously obtained by Russian media and investigators…he is correct.

The presence of a Ukrainian military jet in the vicinity of the doomed flight is never discussed in western media outlets.

As a matter of fact, since the crash and the two day media onslaught of “Putin done it” we have not heard a single peep from Obama, CIA, NATO, EU, UK, BBC, NYT…no one. It’s as if MH 17 never happened.

A final report is expected to be published by the Dutch Safety Board by mid-2015…let’s see what that reveals…if anything.

And then we have this from investigative journalist, Robert Parry, during his interview with Sputnik News Agency…

“Obviously, there have been updates they [CIA] just don’t want to say what they are,” Parry said. “I’ve been told the intelligence points in a different direction… there’s no evidence that the Russian government gave these missiles to the rebels. There’s even evidence that points to someone besides the rebels being implicated.”

Parry said when he asked the CIA for an update they provided him with the July 22 assessment, which was released just five days after the disaster and is now over eight months old.

A veteran commercial airlines pilot with over thirty years flight experience says that the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 clearly shows that the plane was shot down by a Ukrainian fighter jet.

Reliable sources told Parry that the CIA has indeed conducted more assessments of the crash based on fresher intelligence. However, he said the CIA responded to his pleas by maintaining that there were no updates.

“They [CIA] have a great deal of intelligence on MH17. They not only had satellite images, they also had intercepts. Not giving away secrets, but the United States does have capabilities to pry into people’s phone calls and other things,” Parry stressed. “And they’ve evaluated this information. But, they won’t share it.”


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Roland Heymanns
Roland Heymanns
March 30, 2015

8 months is not a full year

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