John Feltham wulguru.wantok at gmail.com
Thu Oct 30 12:18:59 GMT 2008

   The CIA is notorious in eliminating people who are perceived to be  
a threat to America . In that sense, it's not different from the  
underworld. Just how ruthless the CIA can be can be appreciated from  
the shocking admittance of a CIA top gun in the below interview. The  
man reveals how the CIA killed Dr Homi Bhabha, one of India 's  
greatest ever scientist, and Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri. The  
article is spine-chilling.


   SOURCE: http://www.tbrnews.org/Archives/a2880.htm#004

   Known as 'The Crow' within the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA),  
Robert T. Crowley ('Bob' Crowley) joined the CIA at its inception and  
spent his entire career in the Directorate of Plans, also know as the  
'Department of Dirty Tricks,' Crowley was one of the tallest man ever  
to work at the CIA. Born in 1924 and raised in Chicago , Crowley grew  
to six and a half feet when he entered the U.S. Military Academy at  
West Point in N.Y. as a cadet in 1943 in the class of 1946. He never  
graduated, having enlisted in the Army, serving in the Pacific during  
World War II. He retired from the Army Reserve in 1986 as a lieutenant  

   Bob (Robert) Crowley first contacted journalist Gregory Douglas in  
1993 and they began a series of long and often very informative  
telephone conversations that lasted for four years. In 1996, Crowley  
told Douglas that he believed him to be the person that should  
ultimately tell Crowley 's story but only after Crowley 's death.  
Douglas, for his part, became so entranced with some of the material  
that Crowley began to share with him that he secretly began to record  
their conversations, later transcribing them word for word, planning  
to incorporate some, or all, of the material in later publications.

   In 1998, when Crowley was slated to go into the hospital for  
exploratory surgery, he had his son, Greg, ship two large foot lockers  
of documents to Douglas with the caveat that they were not to be  
opened until after Crowley 's death. These documents, totaled an  
astonishing 15,000 pages of CIA classified files involving many covert  
operations, both foreign and domestic, during the Cold War.

   While CIA drug running, money-launderings and brutal assassinations  
are very often strongly rumored and suspected, it has so far not been  
possible to actually pin them down but it is more than possible that  
the publication of the transcribed and detailed Crowley-Douglas  
conversations will do a great deal towards accomplishing this.

   These many transcribed conversations are relatively short because  
Crowley was a man who tired easily but they make excellent reading.  
There is an interesting admixture of shocking revelations on the part  
of the retired CIA official and often rampant anti-social (and very  
entertaining) activities on the part of Douglas but readers of this  
new and on-going series are gently reminded to always look for the  
truth in the jest!


   Conversations with 'the Crow' - Part 14

   Originally published in TBRNews.org – July 11, 2008

   SOURCE: http://www.thetruthseeker.co.uk/article.asp?ID=8966

   JOURNALIST GREGORY DOUGLAS (GD): I am a man of sorrows and  
acquainted with rage, Robert. How about the Company setting off a  
small A-bomb in some hitherto harmless country and blaming it on mice.

   FORMER CIA OFFICER ROBERT T CROWLEY (RTC): Now that's something we  
never did. In fact, we prevented at least one nuclear disaster.

   JOURNALIST GREGORY DOUGLAS: What? A humanitarian act? Why, I am  
astounded, Robert. Do tell me about this.

   FORMER CIA OFFICER ROBERT T CROWLEY: Now, now, Gregory, sometimes  
we can discuss serious business. There were times when we prevented  
terrible catastrophes and tried to secure more peace. We had trouble,  
you know, with India back in the 60s when they got uppity and started  
work on an atomic bomb. Loud mouthed cow-lovers bragging about how  
clever they were and how they, too, were going to be a great power in  
the world. The thing is, they were getting into bed with the Russians.  
Of course, Pakistan was in bed with the chinks so India had to find  
another bed partner. And we did not want them to have any kind of  
nuclear weaponry because God knows what they would have done with it.  
Probably strut their stuff like a Washington nigger with a brass  
watch. Probably nuke the Pakis. They're all a bunch of neo-coons  
anyway. Oh yes, and their head expert was fully capable of building a  
bomb and we knew just what he was up to. He was warned several times  
but what an arrogant prick that one was. Told our people to fuck off  
and then made it clear that no one would stop him and India from  
getting nuclear parity with the big boys. Loud mouths bring it all  
down on themselves. Do you know about any of this?

   JOURNALIST GREGORY DOUGLAS: Not my area of interest or expertise.  
Who is this joker, anyway?

   FORMER CIA OFFICER ROBERT T CROWLEY: Was, Gregory, let's use the  
past tense if you please. Name was Homi Bhabha. That one was  
dangerous, believe me. He had an unfortunate accident. He was flying  
to Vienna to stir up more trouble when his BOEING 707 had a bomb go  
off in the cargo hold and they all came down on a high mountain way up  
in the Alps . No real evidence and the world was much safer.

   JOURNALIST GREGORY DOUGLAS: Was Bhabha alone on the plane?

   FORMER CIA OFFICER ROBERT T CROWLEY: No it was a commercial Air  
India flight.

   JOURNALIST GREGORY DOUGLAS: How many people went down with him?

   FORMER CIA OFFICER ROBERT T CROWLEY: Ah, who knows and frankly, who  

   JOURNALIST GREGORY DOUGLAS: I suppose if I had a relative on the  
flight I would care.



   FORMER CIA OFFICER ROBERT T CROWLEY: Then don't worry about it. We  
could have blown it up over Vienna but we decided the high mountains  
were much better for the bits and pieces to come down on. I think a  
possible death or two among mountain goats is much preferable than  
bringing down a huge plane right over a big city.

   JOURNALIST GREGORY DOUGLAS: I think that there were more than  
goats, Robert.

   FORMER CIA OFFICER ROBERT T CROWLEY: Well, aren't we being a  
bleeding-heart today.

   JOURNALIST GREGORY DOUGLAS: Now, now, it's not an observation that  
is unexpected. Why not send him a box of poisoned candy? Shoot him in  
the street? Blow up his car? I mean, why ace a whole plane full of  

   FORMER CIA OFFICER ROBERT T CROWLEY: Well, I call it as it see it.  
At the time, it was our best shot. And we nailed Shastri as well.  
Another cow-loving rag head. Gregory, you say you don't know about  
these people. Believe me, they were close to getting a bomb and so  
what if they nuked their deadly Paki enemies? So what? Too many people  
in both countries. Breed like rabbits and full of snake-worshipping  
twits. I don't for the life of me see what the Brits wanted in India .  
And then threaten us? They were in the sack with the Russians, I told  
you. Maybe they could nuke the Panama Canal or Los Angeles . We don't  
know that for sure but it is not impossible.


   FORMER CIA OFFICER ROBERT T CROWLEY: A political type who started  
the program in the first place. Bhabha was a genius and he could get  
things done so we aced both of them. And we let certain people there  
know that there was more where that came from. We should have hit the  
chinks too, while we were at it but they were a tougher target. Did I  
tell you about the idea to wipe out Asia 's rice crops? We developed a  
disease that would have wiped rice off the map there and it's their  
staple diet. The fucking rice growers here got wind of it and raised  
such a stink we canned the whole thing. The theory was that the  
disease could spread around and hurt their pocketbooks. If the Mao  
people invade Alaska , we can tell the rice people it's all their fault.

   JOURNALIST GREGORY DOUGLAS: I suppose we might make friends with  

   FORMER CIA OFFICER ROBERT T CROWLEY: With the likes of them? Not at  
all, Gregory. The only thing the Communists understand is brute force.  
India was quieter after Bhabha croaked. We could never get to Mao but  
at one time, the Russians and we were discussing the how and when of  
the project. Oh yes, sometimes we do business with the other side.  
Probably more than you realize.

   JOURNALIST GREGORY DOUGLAS: Now that I know about. High level  
amorality. They want secrets from us and you give them some of them in  
return for some of their secrets, doctored of course. That way, both  
agencies get credit for being clever.

   FORMER CIA OFFICER ROBERT T CROWLEY: Well, you've been in that game  
so why be so holy over a bunch of dead ragheads?

   JOURNALIST GREGORY DOUGLAS: Were all the passengers Indian atomic  

   FORMER CIA OFFICER ROBERT T CROWLEY: Who cares, Gregory? We got the  
main man and that was all that mattered. You ought not criticize when  
you don't have the whole story.

   JOURNALIST GREGORY DOUGLAS: Well, there were too many mountain  
goats running around, anyway. Then might have gotten their hands on  
some weapons from Atwood and invaded Switzerland .

   FORMER CIA OFFICER ROBERT T CROWLEY: You jest but there is truth in  
what you say. We had such a weight on us, protecting the American  
people, often from themselves I admit. Many of these stories can never  
be written, Gregory. And if you try, you had better get your wife to  
start your car in the morning.

   # # # #

   Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homi_J._Bhabha

   Dr Homi Jehangir Bhabha died in the Air India Flight 101 air  
disaster near Mont Blanc in 1966.[12] Conspiracy theories point to a  
sabotage intended at impeding India 's nuclear program, but his death  
still remains a mystery. The reason for the conspiracy was primarily  
the intense pressure by the US and Britain on India not to follow the  
Chinese - who exploded in 1964 - in testing a nuclear weapon. Dr.  
Bhabha had the technical expertise but not the political backing to go  
ahead with a test. His death was also very similar to the death of  
Enrico Mattei - the Italian oil magnate who also started work on Italy  
's 1st nuclear reactor and was allegedly killed by the CIA - by  
sabotaging his private airplane.

   # # #

   Air India Flight 101
   From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

   Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_India_Flight_101

   Air India Flight 101 was a scheduled Air India passenger flight  
that crashed into Mont Blanc in France on the morning of 24 January  


   On the 24th of January 1966 at 0702 UTC, Air India Flight Number  
101, a Boeing 707-437 called 'Kanchenjunga' crashed on its regular  
route from Mumbai ( Bombay ) to London via Delhi , Beirut and Geneva .  
The plane was carrying 106 passengers and 11 crew members. It crashed  
into Glacier des Bossons (Bossons Glacier) on the South West face of  
Mont Blanc in France . At 4807 meters altitude, Mont Blanc is the  
highest summit in Western Europe . There were no survivors. It was  
quickly determined that the pilot had made a navigational error while  
descending for landing into Geneva .

   FLIGHT 101 – 2nd of two similar accidents: It was the second time  
such an air disaster had occurred on that part of the mountain, both  
crashes involving aircraft operated by Air India. Earlier on 3rd of  
November 1950 Air India Super Constellation called the 'Malabar  
Princess,' carrying 48 passengers and crew had crashed in almost  
exactly the same spot killing all on board.

   Sequence of Events

   The flight to and takeoff from Beirut were routine, except for a  
failure of the no. 2 VOR ( VHF Omni-directional Radio Range ). At  
07:00 GMT the pilot reported reaching FL190 to Geneva . He was told to  
maintain that flight level 'unless able to descend VMC (Visual  
meteorological conditions) one thousand on top'. The pilot confirmed  
this and added that they were passing abeam Mont Blanc . The  
controller noted that the flight wasn't abeam Mont Blanc yet and  
radioed 'you have 5 miles to the Mont Blanc ', to which the pilot  
answered with 'Roger.' Flight 101 then started to descend from FL190  
until it struck the Mont Blanc at an elevation of 15585 feet.


   The victims consisted of 106 passengers and 11 crew. One of the  
victims included chairman of the Indian Atomic Energy Commission Dr  
Homi Jehangir Bhabha, who was on his way to Vienna. The remaining  
passengers were Indian nationals, 46 of whom were sailors and 6 were  
British citizens.


   The captain of the Air India Boeing 707, who was one of the  
airline's most experienced pilots, had radioed the control tower a few  
minutes earlier to report that his instruments were working fine and  
the aircraft was flying at 19,000ft (5,791 metres) - at least 3,000 ft  
(914 metres) higher than the Mont Blanc summit.

   'The commission concluded that the most likely hypothesis was the  

   a) The pilot-in-command, who knew on leaving Beirut that one of the  
VORs was unserviceable, miscalculated his position in relation to Mont  
Blanc and reported his own estimate of this position to the  
controller; the radar controller noted the error, determined the  
position of the aircraft correctly and passed a communication to the  
aircraft which, he believed, would enable it to correct its position.;

   b) For want of a sufficiently precise phraseology, the correction  
was mis-understood by the pilot who, under the mistaken impression  
that he had passed the ridge leading to the summit and was still at a  
flight level which afforded sufficient safety clearance over the top  
of Mont Blanc, continued his descent.'

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