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Germ Warfare Allegations Against the USA: The Smoking Gun Discovered!

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The allegations of US use of biological warfare (BW) during the Korean War is one of the lingering bad odors of that long and deliberately forgotten war. The US government and its retainers have vehemently denied the charges for nearly 7 decades, but the allegations of US germ war crimes have persisted because of the mountainous circumstantial evidence which exists supporting the BW charge. For the entire duration of 1952 and well into 1953, the US military undertook a large-scale, experimental campaign of spreading disease pathogens in North Korea and China by dropping infected insects from aircraft over enemy troops and the civilian population, in the hope of initiating disease pandemics to turn the tide of a stalemated battlefield. This large-scale clandestine military campaign failed to change the outcome of the war.

In 1981, my father, John W. (Bill) Powell, in an interview with Morley Safer on 60 Minutes, first used the colloquial phrase, the "smoking gun", to acknowledge that after seven years of Freedom of Information (FOIA) search and 20,000 pages of documents reviewed, he had not been able to find an archival document which admitted to this heinous criminal act of germ warfare.

Powell's research had brought to sunshine the hidden story of Japan's Unit 731 which had committed horrific war crimes in China and Manchuria during WWII. Unit 731 had run a bio-weapon research facility near Harbin, China, and along with Unit 100 of Japan's Kwangtung Army had murdered 400,000 people in North China by poisoning water supplies and spreading contagious disease by airplane. Powell had further exposed the US's quid pro quo role in shielding the Unit 731 war criminals including its mastermind, Dr. Shiro Ishii, from prosecution in exchange for their collaboration and scientific research. These ugly revelations garnered much public attention at the time, but made Powell a scholar-non-gratis. The well-intentioned FOIA did not compel any US military branch or federal government agency to produce any document or even admit to the existence of a document if the information was considered by agency censors to be not in the national interest.

Powell was locked out, but the smoking gun label subsequently gained a life of its own. It became a goal for a few scholars, but more often it became a cudgel wielded by the denial lobby. By labeling new BW revelations as "not the smoking gun", US defenders could discredit revelations categorically without having to address the findings on their merits. That has been an effective tactic for the BW denial lobby, but it has also set up its own ultimate train wreck, for now, at last, that irrefutable document evidence, the smoking gun, has been discovered and laid bare for public inspection by a dogged researcher named Jeffrey Kaye.

Kaye's discovery has lain dormant in a little-known trove of 1300 CIA signal intelligence (SIGINT) documents released electronically in 2010 in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War. A collection of these documents - the ones that referenced BW - have been published as a PDF and posted online by Kaye, along with their detailed history and content analysis. Kaye identifies communication intelligence (COMINT), a subset of SIGINT, as intercepted and decoded battlefield radio, telephone, and telegraph traffic. This is a highly prized and reliable form of military intelligence derived directly from the enemy's internal communication. Kaye states at the beginning of his essay:

"The CIA likely did not set out to document the COMINT history of the North Korean and Chinese response to what appeared to be US and/or UN bacteriological, biological, or 'germ' weapons, but that is in effect what happened."

The CIA's Baptism by Fire contains many dozens of intercepted People's Volunteer Army (PVA) of China and the North Korea's People's Army (KPA) internal communications describing US BW attacks by airplane from field commanders with requests to headquarters for instructions, back-up support, DDT and additional provisions. These intercepted communications spread across the war years from 1951 through 1953. They paint a vivid picture of the Chinese and North Korean tactical response to defend themselves from this sustained germ war attack.

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Now that germs have our attention, this article is both important and timely.

BTW, do you know where the term BRAINWASH came from? The CIA invented it to cover up the captured U.S. pilot confessions admitting that they dropped germ bombs.

Google and YouTube are filing a lot of the evidence in the memory hole.

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Here are the pilot confessions: DEPOSITIONS OF Nineteen Captured U.S. Airmen 011 Their Participation in Germ Warfare in Korea

The US now has hundreds of germ warfare labs all over the world. The U.S. also helped fund the Chinese lab is Wuhan, and it was not stopped until 2019 by Trump.

David Swanson has also reviewed the book Bitten: Where Lyme Disease Came From and Why It Eludes Treatment. It escaped from a U.S. germ lab on Plum Island, NY.

It is also widely known that the U.S. has used germ warfare against Cuba.

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While we're at it, it is worth considering this:

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Thanks. The Netflix documentary is surprisingly good.

P.S. In the future the "New World Order" is being reset to the "4th industrial revolution". It's the same thing but catchier.

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70 years of undeclared US war crimes can not go on. We best stop looking for strict justice against anyone or there won't be anyone left. :)

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Also there is a video Dirty Secrets, 50 minutes and worth every one of them.

The evil of the U.S. boggles my mind. This same sh*t is still going on today, which makes the Korean War so fascinating. It takes decades for the sh*t to come out. Of course the excuse then is "oh, that was a long time ago, we don't do that anymore". A State Department official I heard said that anything that happened over 25 years ago "doesn't matter". 25 years! It takes 50 plus years for the secrets to be declassified. That is why leakers such as Julian Assange etc are so important and persecuted by the establishment.

Actually they does much worse today than in the Korean crime. The Korean War give us a naked look into modern U.S. imperialism, its motives, methods, means and lies.

One of the best book I have read is The Hidden History of the Korean War, by I.F. Stone. Remarkable he uncovered the inconsistances and lies in real time. It convinced me that the official story of a North Korean invasion that started the war is phony. Besides, the U.S. was a foreign colonizer in the South with a puppet fascist government. The Koreans had every right to try to kick the U.S. out and overthrow an illegitimate south korea government. The History of the U.S. after WW2 is a crime. In fact, the U.S. has committed crimes against Korea since the first invasion in the late 19th century.

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Our own Bio-Labs, which deal with deathly pathogens, should be a key news story 24/7 in whatever venue can investigate and publicize them.

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I agree. There are about 200 U.S. germ warfare labs all over the world. Big Pharma is up to it to its neck. Gates, Fauci, CDC, WHO, the techs and many others.

The unthinkable is now the reality.

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You know you got them scared when censor you:


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The heat is about to get turned up. According to Whitney Webb writing for TLAV Sat Oct 17th, US vaccine skeptics are aligning with right wing conspi'racists to hinder the acceptance of dna altering vaccines. Therefore this new alignment is essentially domestic terrorism according to the Dept. of Fatherland Security (DHS). It's interesting that the left now supports the murderous CIA, FBI and MIC...oh. YouTube has launched additional salvos against anyone hindering the Military and security state vaccine roll out operation. What a mess!

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Correct shad, or is it Shad?

Twitter is censoring a lot of opednews. The censorship has become the worst in U.S. history. Evidence of how fascist the U.S. has become.

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I am abusive to capital letters, italics, quotation marks. I should have studied harder! Of course you know it matters not!

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I got one of those warnings by Franklin Graham on a word press blog of mine I shared. He'd best give a few thoughts to some of what say or he is in for some hard times-soon-sooner be better.

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Not hard to pick which sides people would be on if Trial of the Chicago 7 was today. ( New Movie of 69 Trial of Abbey Hoffman,,, a Black Panther who couldn't get a Lawyer so Judge had him tied up and mouth taped shut, (before "duck tape.) sitting in court room. It ends with a defendant reading the list of all dead Vietnam Vets, with Judge jumping up and down screaming and banging his hammer.
"The Chicago 7 69 trial with Abby Hoffman and The Blank Panther man they couldn't get a lawyer so Judge him him roped and mouth tied up. "Won't you please come to Chicago."
Arlo was a witness at the real trial and writes about it in Roller Stone this year. They didn't put him in great movie on Netflix.

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