by Jon Rappoport
October 20, 2015
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Here is another chunk, this time in the words of former CIA Director Arthur Meriden, an important character in the book:
“Operation Mockingbird? The CIA infiltrating and controlling the press? That was just one corner of a much larger program. Turning a reporter was like rolling out of bed in the morning.”
“Alexander Markov was the Agency’s most valuable prize. He set the standard for Cold War defectors. According to Cody Samuels, an Agency counter-intelligence expert, Markov was one of the least informed Russian spies in the world. Markov simply adopted the position that he knew everything. He sold that to the Agency. He sold the need to have someone who could give the appearance of being an absolute authority. ‘One of the basic problems we had with Markov,’ Samuels said, ‘stemmed from the fact that we were always on defense. He was telling new lies faster than we could combat his old ones. He understood that. He knew he had to stay out in front of what we were doing.’
“Well, Markov was doing more than that. He was inventing Russian spies that didn’t exist. But I came to see his revelations in a different light. Markov was digging down into the psyche of the KGB. He was explicating it through his inventions. I was getting a better picture of his agency than a compilation of facts could provide.
“Markov was doing multi-dimensional chess, except that time was also a factor. Time shifts, deleted time, non-serial time, as if the march of history hadn’t yet been invented. It occurred to me that the KGB had come upon a parallel universe which they could enter and exit and include in their plans.
“On one level, Markov was fabricating; he was a Salvador Dali. On another level, he was metaphorically representing the mind-set of his agency—and then he was also presenting information consistent with the appearance of another universe or realm.
“In that universe, he was a Homer. I never saw the Odyssey as a sequential poem. It was a series of islands in the fog.
“…The CIA makes up so many stories it then begins to plan as if some of them are real. Can you imagine the burgeoning effects? The spillover? The diabolical expansions? The CIA is the boy who cried many, many wolves. And there is no one there to doubt us. We’re cut loose and floating.
“The false trails we lay out in the aftermath of an operation that never happened become the basis for new operations. And the thing is, once in a while, by this ‘method’, we achieve stunning results.
“Taking a cue from Markov, I began to fabricate a whole raft of non-existent CIA operatives. I gave them names and missions. I had a unit build up a formidable series of their reports from the field. I ordered a few of them killed in action. I eventually found this sort of work far more interesting than my daily chores. I especially enjoyed keeping the President informed about several of his favorite CIA spies, who of course didn’t exist. ‘How is Brian Thatcher doing?’ he would ask me. ‘Oh,’ I would say, ‘we had to pull him out of Afghanistan. It was getting too hot there. But now he’s in East Germany. Very dangerous there as well, but he blends in more easily. His parents were German…’
“I once traveled to Berlin and impersonated Thatcher. Pulled off a few very useful moves.
“In the early 1970s, we began constructing a grid to lay over the world. Obviously, it was a very ambitious program. We would invent a bewilderingly complex series of data clusters, in order to describe, well, reality itself. It would be our grid. Therefore, we could enter and exit it at will. But no one else could. For them, it was entangled beyond any effort to unsnarl it. So if we could sell the grid as reality, we would be kings. Markov, our Russian defector, somehow understood all this. He was very enthusiastic. I decided to let him in. He could help us enormously. He told me, ‘You know, every realm is an artifact of some kind. Everything depends on who is doing the inventing.’ From that moment on, time sped up for us…”
“We invented space aliens, too. That was when we really went over the edge. One afternoon at Langley, one of those creatures strolled into my office. I almost had a heart attack. He said, ‘Well, what would you expect? Eventually, this had to happen.’ I asked him whether I could un-invent him. He told me that depended on how ‘advanced’ I was. I was led to explore the arts of the ancient Tibetan magicians. They knew all about this sort of thing. I left the Agency. I branched out into deeper areas. I founded a credit-card company. Talk about conjuring. You collect interest on money you invent out of thin air, and you become a bank. You work with men who decide who the next President will be. Pretty soon you’re going to see a hologram take up residence in the White House…”
The author of three explosive collections, THE MATRIX REVEALED, EXIT FROM THE MATRIX, and POWER OUTSIDE THE MATRIX, Jon was a candidate for a US Congressional seat in the 29th District of California. He maintains a consulting practice for private clients, the purpose of which is the expansion of personal creative power. Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, he has worked as an investigative reporter for 30 years, writing articles on politics, medicine, and health for CBS Healthwatch, LA Weekly, Spin Magazine, Stern, and other newspapers and magazines in the US and Europe. Jon has delivered lectures and seminars on global politics, health, logic, and creative power to audiences around the world. You can sign up for his free NoMoreFakeNews emails here or his free OutsideTheRealityMachine emails here.