This takes about 5 minutes to read, but it is worth every second. Every Liberal should read this as well. Because, This is so very IMPORTANT, friends ! ! !
Obama is a traitor to America.This is something every person in America must know!!!!!As President George W. Bush's top speech writer, Marc Thiessen ( The KellyFile on FOX ) was provided unique access to the CIA program used ininterrogating top Al Qaeda terrorists, including the mastermind of the 9/11attack, Khalid Sheikh Mohammad (KSM).Now, his riveting new book, Courting Disaster: How the CIA Kept AmericaSafe (Regnery), has been published. Here is an excerpt from CourtingDisaster:"Just before dawn on March 1, 2003, two dozen heavily armed Pakistanitactical assault forces move in and surround a safe house in Rawalpindi. Afew hours earlier they had received a text message from an informant insidethe house. It read: "I am with KSM."Bursting in, they find the disheveled mastermind of the 9/11 attacks,Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, in his bedroom. He is taken into custody. In thesafe house, they find a treasure trove of computers, documents, cell phonesand other valuable "pocket litter."Once in custody, KSM is defiant. He refuses to answer questions, informinghis captors that he will tell them everything when he gets to America andsees his lawyer. But KSM is not taken to America to see a lawyer Insteadhe is taken to a secret CIA "black site" in an undisclosed location.Upon arrival, KSM finds himself in the complete control of Americans. Hedoes not know where he is, how long he will be there, or what his fate willbe. Despite his circumstances, KSM still refuses to talk. He spewscontempt at his interrogators, telling them Americans are weak, lackresilience and are unable to do what is necessary to prevent the terroristsfrom succeeding in their goals. He has trained to resist interrogation.When he is asked for information about future attacks, he tells hisquestioners scornfully: "Soon, you will know."It becomes clear he will not reveal the information using traditionalinterrogation techniques. So he undergoes a series of "enhancedinterrogation techniques" approved for use only on the most high-valuedetainees. The techniques include waterboarding. He begins telling his CIAde-briefers about active al Qaeda plots to launch attacks against the UnitedStates and other Western targets. He holds classes for CIA officials, usinga chalkboard to draw a picture of al Qaeda's operating structure,financing, communications, and logistics. He identifies al Qaeda travelroutes and safe havens and helps intelligence officers make sense ofdocuments and computer records seized in terrorist raids He identifiesvoices in intercepted telephone calls, and helps officials understand themeaning of coded terrorist communications. He provides information thathelps our intelligence community capture other high-ranking terrorists.KSM's questioning, and that of other captured terrorists, produces more than6,000 intelligence reports, which are shared across the intelligencecommunity, as well as with our allies across the world. In one of thesereports, KSM describes in detail the revisions he made to his failed1994-1995 plan known as the "Bojinka plot" to blow up a dozen airplanescarrying some 4,000 passengers over the Pacific Ocean. Years later, anobservant CIA officer notices the activities of a cell being followed byBritish authorities appear to match KSM's description of his plans for aBojinka-style attack. In an operation that involves unprecedentedintelligence cooperation between our countries, British officials proceed tounravel the plot.On the night of Aug. 9, 2006, they launch a series of raids in a northeastLondon suburb that lead to the arrest of two dozen al Qaeda terroristsuspects. They find a USB thumb-drive in the pocket of one of the men withsecurity details for Heathrow airport, and information on sevenTrans-Atlantic flights that were scheduled to take off within hours of eachother:* United Airlines Flight 931 to San Francisco departing at 2:15 PM* Air Canada Flight 849 to Toronto departing at 3:00 PM* Air Canada Flight 865 to Montreal departing at 3:15 PM* United Airlines Flight 959 to Chicago departing at3:40 PM* United Airlines Flight 925 to Washington departing at4:20 PM* American Airlines Flight 131 to New York departing at 4:35 PM* American Airlines Flight 91 to Chicago departing at4:50 PMThey seize bomb-making equipment and hydrogen peroxide to make liquidexplosives. And they find the chilling martyrdom videos the suicide bombershad prepared.Today, if you asked an average person on the street what they know about the2006 airlines plot, most would not be able to tell you much. Few Americansare aware of the fact al Qaeda had planned to mark the fifth anniversary of9/11 with an attack of similar scope and magnitude. And still fewerrealize the terrorists' true intentions in this plot were uncovered thanksto critical information obtained through the interrogation of the man whoconceived it: Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.This is only one of the many attacks stopped with the help of the CIAinterrogation program established by the Bush Administration in the wake ofthe Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.In addition to helping break up these specific terrorist cells and plots,CIA questioning provided our intelligence community with an unparalleledbody of information about al Qaeda.Until the program was temporarily suspended in 2006, intelligence officialssay, well over half of the information our government had about al Qaeda-howit operates, how it moves money, how it communicates, how it recruitsoperatives, how it picks targets, how it plans and carries out attacks-camefrom the interrogation of terrorists in CIA custody.Former CIA Director George Tenet has declared: "I know this program hassaved lives. I know we've disrupted plots. I know this program alone isworth more than what the FBI, the Central Intelligence Agency, and theNational Security Agency put together have been able to tell us."Former CIA Director Mike Hayden has said: "The facts of the case are thatthe use of these techniques against these terrorists made us safer. Itreally did work." Even Barack Obama's Director of National Intelligence,Dennis Blair, has acknowledged: "High-value information came frominterrogations in which those methods were used and provided a deeperunderstanding of the al Qaeda organization that was attacking this country."Leon Panetta, Obama's CIA Director, has said: "Important information wasgathered from these detainees. It provided information that was acted upon."John Brennan, Obama's Homeland Security Advisor, when asked in an interviewif enhanced-interrogation techniques were necessary to keep America safe,replied: "Would the U. S. be handicapped if the CIA was not, in fact, ableto carry out these types of detention and debriefing activities, I would sayyes."On Jan. 22, 2009, President Obama issued Executive Order 13491, closing theCIA program and directing that, henceforth, all interrogations by U. S.personnel must follow the techniques contained in the Army Field Manual.The morning of the announcement, Mike Hayden was still in his post as CIADirector. He called White House Counsel Greg Craig and told him bluntly:"You didn't ask, but this is the CIA officially non-concurring." Thepresident went ahead anyway, overruling the objections of the agency.A few months later, on April 16, 2009, President Obama ordered the releaseof four Justice Department memos that described in detail the techniquesused to interrogate KSM and other high-value terrorists. This time, notjust Hayden (who was now retired) but five CIA directors - including Obama'sown director, Leon Panetta objected. George Tenet called to urge againstthe memos' release. So did Porter Goss. So did John Deutch. Hayden says:"You had CIA directors in a continuous unbroken stream to 1995 callingsaying, 'Don't do this.'" In addition to objections from the men who ledthe agency for a collective 14 years, the President also heard objectionsfrom the agency's covert field operatives. A few weeks earlier, Panetta hadarranged for the eight top officials of the Clandestine Service to meet withthe President. It was highly unusual for these clandestine officers tovisit the Oval Office, and they used the opportunity to warn the Presidentthat releasing the memos would put agency operatives at risk. The Presidentreportedly listened respectfully, and then ignored their advice. Withthese actions, Barack Obama arguably did more damage to America 's nationalsecurity in his first 100 days of office than any President in Americanhistory.But how many people know this?.... only the few that read this email frombeginning to end.
Foreword in German:
Hallo Freunde, die
Bekämpfung der PTSD - Posttraumatische Belastungsstörungen, ist eine ernste Sache, die Beziehungen eines Soldaten, Eheschließungen, Gesundheit ruinieren kann, Rob Sie oder gut schlafen, und viele andere Dinge, einschließlich tiefer Depression und schlechter. Die feinen Artikel, den ich hier unten wird hoffentlich dazu beitragen, diejenigen, die heraus zu erreichen und besser informiert werden, und erhalten dann Hilfe. Das ist meine kühnsten Wünsche. Und es ist egal, wo wir leben oder in welchem Land wir kämpften für oder gegen. Es gibt auch sexuelle PTSD, und dass muss auch angesprochen werden, und Sie benötigen Hilfe zu erhalten.
Meine e-Mail Adresse: email@example.com
Thomas G. Schuckman
deaktiviert Vietnam Veteran: 68-70.
Hello Friends and Veterans,
I would certainly like to see ALL combat Veterans who have -- or THINK that they have Combat PTSD, and also sexual assault PTSD, to learn as much about this Disorder, do you home work and study until you become an expert, or a 'near- expert !'
When I went back to college, at MATC [Milwaukee Area Technical College], I thought that I knew a lot about this subject matter, as I almost lived in the College Library. But, I just learned a lot more TODAY, reading this Info !! So, I encourage you all to seek out this new information and get HELP, now ! Sorry to say, bad things can happen, and only an expert in this field can really help you.
For one thing, just KNOWING the fact that many other people have this challenge, and there are more good methods now days to cope and deal with this problem that can also mess up too many marriages, relationships, jobs, work and happiness. I would know ! Long ago, I was having a really hard time coping with life, and someone helped me out, big time. And so I feel that I MUST morally also each out and touch other people to help them too. I feel that I have some good ideas on how to employ 'coping mechanisms' that I learned in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, from smart Ph., D's [that stands for: post hole diggers]. Smile. And sleep deprivation is down right dangerous to your health.
Here is my email address: firstname.lastname@example.org --So contact me, and then we can talk on the phone.
IMHO, PTSD cannot be cured, but like cancer or diabetes, you can successfully learn to LIVE WITH IT, and calm down the negative effects. Reading the KJV Bible, especially Psalms and Proverbs, before you go to bed at night, also taking special, herbs that help you sleep better, have also helped me and others. Prayers to Father God, thru the Son, Jesus Christ, and surely help too, and these things have already help me...... a simple Soldier, did my AIT at Fort Rucker, Alabama, USA, Aviation School, then Germany, U.S. Army, then 2 years in Vietnam, Helicopter 'door gunner.' So when I came home in 30 March 70, I had a hard time cooling off, hard time re-adjusting back to civilian life, nightmares, and "day-mares", and many more challenges, so I am one of YOU good people, my fellow combat Veterans. WELCOME HOME !!
And if I knew that you lived near me, I would invite you out for breakfast or lunch, with a cold drink, too !!
Right now I live in the Northern deep Forests of the Michigan UPPER PENINSULA, near Iron Mtn., MI. But one way or another, I intend to move back down to my native Wisconsin, one way or another, to be closer to friends and families, or where ever, if the Lord leads me to a good, Christian lady, in time. I also ask you for your prayers, please. I am just an average, hard working, retired Chrysler auto worker and welder [for 30.5 years with good, full, pension and bennies], and also worked many other places to support my family, and survive, like everyone else who inherited a hard work ethic from Mom and Dad, on the beef and hog farm in WI.
I hope that this Blog post helps some Veterans, and I also hope I get some feed back. ----Jesus is Lord ----
Thomas G. Schuckman
PTSD: National Center for PTSD
PTSD Research Quarterly (RQ)
PTSD Research Quarterly (RQ)The National Center for PTSD produces the PTSD Research Quarterly (RQ) newsletter.
Each RQ contains a review article written by guest experts on a specific topic related to PTSD.
The article has a selective bibliography with abstracts and a supplementary list of annotated citations.
- PTSD and Sleep (PDF)
RQ Vol. 27(4), 2016 by Philip Gehrman, PhD, Gerlinde Harb, PhD, and Richard Ross, MD, PhD.
- PTSD and Accelerated Aging (PDF)
RQ Vol. 27(3), 2016 by Erika J. Wolf, PhD.
- Group Treatment for PTSD - Revised (PDF)
RQ Vol. 27(2), 2016 by Denise M. Sloan, and J. Gayle Beck. (REVISED version posted 6/24/2016)
- Forty Years After the War: How are Vietnam Veterans Doing Today? (PDF)
RQ Vol. 27(1), 2016 by Nida H. Corry, PhD, Richard Kulka, PhD and John A. Fairbank, PhD, and William E. Schlenger, PhD.
- Implementation of Evidence-Based Treatment for PTSD (PDF)
RQ Vol. 26(4), 2015 by Joan M. Cook, PhD and Shannon Wiltsey Stirman, PhD
- New Research in Treating Child and Adolescent Trauma (PDF)
RQ Vol. 26(3), 2015 by Judith A. Cohen, MD
- Technology and PTSD Care: An Update (PDF)
RQ Vol. 26(2), 2015 by Leslie Moreland, PsyD, Joe Ruzek, PhD and Craig Rosen, PhD.
- Biomarkers for Treatment and Diagnosis (PDF)
RQ Vol. 26(1), 2015 by Ann M. Rasmusson, MD and Chadi G. Abdallah, MD.
- Resilience: An Update (PDF)
RQ Vol. 25(4), 2014, by Steven M. Southwick, MD, Robert H. Pietrzak, PhD, MPH, Jack Tsai, PhD, John H. Krystal, MD and Dennis Charney, MD.
- Impact of Mass Shootings on Individual Adjustment (PDF)
RQ Vol. 25 (3), 2014, by Holly K. Orcutt, PhD, Lynsey R. Miron, MA, and Antonia V. Seligowski, MA
- Literature on DSM-5 and ICD-11 (PDF)
RQ Vol. 25 (2), 2014, by Matthew J. Friedman MD, PhD
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