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OBAMA AND POLITICAL JOURNALISM, May 21, 2013

This episode of The People Speak features two professors: Professor Noam Chomsky of M.I.T. during the first half hour and Professor James Tracy of the Florida Atlantic University during the last half hour.

SYRIA ISRAEL PALESTINE MIDDLE EAST, August 27, 2013

Norman G. Finkelstein received his doctorate in 1988 from the Department of Politics at Princeton University.  For many years he taught political theory and the Israel-Palestine conflict.   He currently writes and lectures.  In this episode of The People Speak, Dr.

INTRODUCING SIMON PETER, August 19, 2013

The True Testament introduces you to "Simon Peter's True Testament", a book that tells the true story of who Jesus was and what he actually taught, much of which has been distorted or left out of the New Testament. There are shocking revelations, and wonderful, liberating truths. Prepare to be amazed! And relieved!

Guest Name, Charles S Faddis

Charles S Faddis
Occupation: 
AUTHOR
Biography: 

RESUME Charles S. Faddis 3435 Kings Retreat Court Davidsonville, Maryland 21035 410-798-1525 443-603-6044 charlesfaddis@hotmail.com ¬¬¬EMPLOYMENT Served 20 years in the Central Intelligence Agency as an Operations Officer. HUMINT SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT, TRAINING SECTION, ARMY STRATEGIC INTELLIGENCE UNIT – April 2011 – Present. Conduct platform instruction and role-play. Design complex HUMINT training courses. Supervise teams of contract personnel. Evaluate overall training program. Provide operational guidance as required. INSTRUCTOR JOINT COUNTERINTELLIGENCE TRAINING ACADEMY – March 2009 – April 2011. Conducted platform instruction, role-play and lead small group seminars. Curriculum included surveillance, counter-surveillance, source operations and tradecraft. Also designed and created complex HUMINT training courses. ADJUNCT FACULTY ANNE ARUNDEL COMMUNITY COLLEGE – Fall 2009 to Present. Instructing homeland security and intelligence analysis classes. ADJUNCT FACULTY UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND UNIVERSITY COLLEGE - Fall 2012 to Present. Instruct Master’s level courses in intelligence management. SENIOR INTELLIGENCE EDITOR AND MAGAZINE – Fall 2011 to Present. Write articles and conduct interviews on national security, politics and intelligence related topics. CONTRACTOR, ABRAXAS CORPORATION- June 2008- August 2008. Worked on contract proposals and other business development projects at corporate headquarters in Herndon, Virginia. DEPARTMENT CHIEF, CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY’S COUNTER-TERRORIST CENTER, WASHINGTON, DC – September 2006 – May 2008. Supervised a staff of over 100 OO’s, SOO’s, CMO’s, DI analysts, targeteers, legal staff, etc. Oversaw worldwide operations against the terrorist WMD target, coordinated extensively with other government agencies. CHIEF OF STATION – MIDDLE EAST – Summer 2003 – Summer 2006. Supervised internal operations, in addition to coordinating the operational activities of other government agencies. CHIEF OF BASE – MIDDLE EAST – Summer 2002 – Summer 2003. Served as the Chief of the first intelligence collection team to establish a presence in this region of the Middle East. BRANCH CHIEF – CIA HEADQUARTERS – WASHINGTON, DC – Summer 2001 – Summer 2002. During this time period also carried out extended deployment to South Asia. CHIEF OF OPERATIONS - SOUTH ASIA – Summer 1998 – Summer 2001. Oversaw and directed the operational activity of over a dozen operations officers and additional support staff. Responsible for the direction of operations against a wide variety of targets. OPERATIONS OFFICER - SOUTHWEST ASIA – Summer 1995 – Summer 1998. Conducted operations against various targets. Additionally, served as lead liaison contact. TURKISH LANGUAGE PROGRAM (DC) – Summer 1994 – Summer 1995. SOUTHWEST ASIA DESK OFFICER - HEADQUARTERS – Fall 1993 – Summer 1994. OPERATIONS OFFICER - EUROPE – Summer 1991 – Fall 1993. GREEK LANGUAGE PROGRAM (DC) – Summer 1990 – Summer 1991. TRAINEE – CIA (DC) – Fall 1988 – Spring 1990 – Completed FTC PRE CIA EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL, WASHINGTON STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE, OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON – Fall 1987 – Fall 1988 CAPTAIN, UNITED STATES ARMY JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL’S CORPS, FORT LEWIS, WASHINGTON – Fall 1984 – Fall 1987 ADMITTED TO BARS OF BOTH WASHINGTON STATE AND MARYLAND. PRACTICED IN COURTS MARTIAL, STATE CIRCUIT COURT, FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT AND NINTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS. LIEUTENANT, ARMOR CORPS, UNITED STATES ARMY – Fall 1983 – Fall 1984. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND JD – UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND SCHOOL OF LAW, BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – 1980 – 1983 BA – POLITICAL SCIENCE – THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY, BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – 1976 – 1980 LANGUAGES TURKISH – TESTED – 3/3/3+, 1998 GREEK – TESTED – 3/3+/3+, 1991 CLEARANCES - TS/SCI AND Q CERTIFICATIONS - Field Tradecraft Course (FTC), Advanced Foreign Counterintelligence Operations Course (AFCIOC) and Defense Intelligence Agency Basic Intelligence Trainers Course (BITC). AUTHOR - Have had three works of non-fiction published, the first, “Operation Hotel California”, an account of my team’s actions inside Iraq in advance of the last Gulf War, the second, “Beyond Repair”, an analysis of the state of the Central Intelligence Agency and an argument for human intelligence reform and the most recent, “Willful Neglect”, a street level look at homeland security eight years after 9/11. Recently released third novel, “Caffa” based on my experiences as a counterterrorist operative abroad.

Guest Name, E A James Swagger

E A James Swagger
Occupation: 
Systems Analyst/Engineer
Biography: 

James Swagger was first introduced to topical science writing for a historical mysteries magazine in Ireland. Sadly it doesn't run anymore but it did wet his appetite for researching ancient knowledge and lost science in a professional sense. Initially it was for a favour due to his science and engineering background, although his career in this field soon took him away to Europe. James trained as a Systems Analyst in the energy industry. He has a taught Masters degree in engineering, a Bachelors degree in Physics with astronomy, and a Masters degree in Science, Research and Society. Initially James Swagger sought out the megalithic monuments of Western Europe in his spare time traveling around the UK, Ireland, and Denmark. His embrace of a multidisciplinary approach to the research of megalithic sites, and the larger view of 'passage grave cosmology' produced his first book, "The Newgrange Sirius Mystery: Linking Passage Grave Cosmology with Dogon Symbology". He also hosts his very own internet radio show called Capricorn Radio, which explores historical mysteries. He interviews fellow authors’ to unveil the true cultural blueprint of humanity. History has always been a passion for James from early on, most notably Egyptology, Assyrian, and Akkadian civilization of the middle-east. The megalithic civilization that dominates most of Western Europe also played a major role when James was growing up. James was born to Irish and Danish parents, whereby both countries host large numbers of well preserved passage graves and megaliths. He had spent equal time in both countries growing up and we would regularly take the ferry run from Ireland to Brittany to get to mainland Europe. It was on one of these journeys to Brittany that he stopped off in Carnac. It was then in his middle teens, that the mystery deepened for him. He realised for the first time the scale of the megalithic civilization, that it was lost, and that in the modern world we knew absolutely nothing of it. It wasn't until much later that he would research the megaliths in depth. Admittedly James finds the glory of Egyptian and Middle Eastern civilizations much more alluring than the megaliths. The mystery of the megaliths however are his first true calling in terms of research.

LIFE OF TREES, November 16, 2012

This week, Caroline shares a special message from Mother Earth. It is told like a campfire storyteller would tell it, and has a beautiful message.

JESUS AND SHAMANISM, November 30, 2012

Join Caroline this week as she explores perspectives inspired by divine inspiration and revealed through Shamanic Journeys - revelations about Life, Love, Birth, Death, Karma, and the role we have chosen to play in this incarnation.

MANCHU AND MONGOL SHAMANISM, December 7, 2012

Susan Grimaldi, internationally renowned for producing documentaries on Manchu and Mongol Shamanism, will be my guest this week. She is a member of the Choctaw Nation, and has been practicing Shamanism for over 35 years.

WISDOM OF ANCIENT AFRICA, January 11, 2013

My guest this week is MALIDOMA SOME, a West African Elder, author, teacher, diviner, and healer.

CRIMINAL INSANITY, January 25, 2013

OLGA KARITIDI, author of "Enter The Circle", will share her experiences of being born in Russia during the Cold War period, working as a psychiatrist in a Siberian mental hospital, and ultimately being drawn into Shamanism by meeting a kam (shaman) in the mysterious Altai mountains.

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