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Web Articles and Web Sites of Interest
Weingarten, Benjamin. “5 allegations that may have gotten a Russian spy-turned-whistleblower killed by a mini nuclear weapon.” The Blaze, January 28, 2015. This article covers Alexander Litvinenko‘s allegations concerning Moscow and terrorism. Related online and from 2005: http://www.thenewamerican.com/world-news/europe/item/15162-defector-putin-s-kgb-trained-top-al-qaeda-terrorists — the web serves better for ideas than for trials, but there’s a lode of similar KGB-AQ articles online.
Pacepa, Ion Mihai. “Russian Footprints: What does Moscow have to do with the recent war in Lebanon?” National Review Online. August 24, 2006. Note: hyperlink “http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/218533/russian-footprints/ion-mihai-pacepa” appears scrubbed from the web; a related query to National Review has not been answered. BackChannels is leaving the citation live just in case the ghost returns.
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