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PostPosted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 7:57 am    Post subject: Greece: Coup Feared Reply with quote

http://www.salem-news.com/articles/february252013/greece-coup.php
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Greece: Blackwater Mercenaries Guarding Govt and Overseeing Police; Coup Feared

Courtesy: darkernet.in/

(ATHENS Darker Net) - Blackwater mercenaries are currently overseeing the police in Greece as rumours of a coup abound. We understand the situation is extremely tense and that the mercenaries are there mainly to protect the Government and parliament should trouble break out either in the form of a revolution or counter-revolution. Already, a destabilisation plot involving the far-right and police has been uncovered. More below…

Over the last 12 months or more Greece has seen wave after wave of mass demonstrations, riots, battles between police and protesters, armed attacks on Government premises, attacks by fascists (i.e. Golden Dawn ) on migrants, as well as, of course, the complete collapse of the economy. The Government has been beset by scandals (e.g. secret bank accounts in Switzerland) and journalists have been arrested. Most people now exist day by day via co-operatives ; workers are taking over the factories .

As we have said, there is a revolution taking place – a messy revolution . And it’s going to get messier, for the situation in Greece has now entered a critical phase – here is a summary (with further details below):

* Strategy of tension has already commenced
* Government is under siege and is protected by mercenaries
* Military coup is now talked of openly
* Insider warns that revolution (or counter-revolution) is imminent

Strategy of tension

A few days ago we reported on a plot by the police in collusion with the far-right to instigate a massacre of police, which would then be blamed on anarchists – presumably this would then be used as an excuse to introduce martial law or a state of emergency. The plot may have been foiled (23 persons were arrested) by Blackwater working in conjunction with police officers who are loyal to the Government. Blackwater are expected to continue monitoring police operations generally, to identify those officers who may be involved in other, similar plots.

Note… The term strategy of tension came about in Italy in the 1970s and 1980s when bombings of civilian were committed by neofascist organisations such as Ordine Nuovo , Avanguardia Nazionale or Fronte Nazionale ).

Mercenaries protecting Government under siege

The Greek Government signed a contract with Academi (the new name for Blackwater) in November last year, though this was a secret agreement and you will not find details about it on the Academi website ). News of the contract leaked out end of January when the Greek ambassador to Canada, Leonidas Chrysanthopoulos, let slip about it in an interview, which was then published in a blog (see highlighted sentence in red). The contract with Academi was confirmed a few days later via the Greek military news site Defencenet.

Blackwater/Academi are infamous as the company that ran mercenary operations during the last Iraq War and were engaged in unnecessary fire fights in urban areas, taking civilian lives. They currently have a forward ops base in Afghanistan.

We understand their principal role in Greece is two-fold. One is to oversee police operations. They have been contracted to do this because the Government are aware that the police have been comprehensively infiltrated by members of the fascist Golden Dawn and so cannot trust the police to stay loyal. Their other role is to act as a neutral force to provide full protection to the Government against assault from any quarter. In effect, the Greek Government is under siege.

Coup possibility

Recently the Government secured an agreement from the army that under no circumstances would they resort to a coup (as happened in 1967, leading to the junta of 1967-1974 ). Whether this agreement will be honoured remains to be seen. As Greece is now part of the European Community a coup will be unlikely, but in the event of heightened tension martial law could be declared with curfews etc.

Warning of revolution/counter-revolution

According to Ambassador Chrysanthopoulos in his interview, “At a certain moment, quite soon, there will be an explosion of social unrest. It will be very unpleasant.” He then referred to fifteen armed incidents in the previous ten days, including the firebombing of the offices of the governing parties and the homes of pro-government journalists, the machine-gunning of the headquarters of the prime minister’s conservative New Democracy party, and a bomb explosion at a shopping mall belonging to the country’s second wealthiest citizen. Chrysanthopoulos predicts the trouble will begin when new tax bills arrive (soon)

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 4:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Can they actually afford one ?
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 4:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Can they actually afford one ?


According to Greek residents nothing particular is happening there, I mean the usual joblessness apart. Borderline paranoid articles like this are becoming common feature recently in social networks, probably to generate FUD among residents in countries subjected to austerity measures....

This was particularly funny, I'd say reminds almost counterintelligence communicates of the '70 '80 :-)

Or maybe, if true, it is related to this

I am starting to think it might not so bad to end like in Greece
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 5:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

/me grabs some popcorn to watch the fall of Western Civilization.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 8:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've said for a while that unemployment issues are often just the basic economic principle of supply and demand. We simply have TOO MANY PEOPLE and not enough work for them, in many areas.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 10:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The article is from darker net, not the most credible of sources. It's social media age left-wing agitprop. Government officials have hired private security contractors, therefore a "far-right-wing" coup is imminent! ZOMG!
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 10:40 pm    Post subject: Re: Greece: Coup Feared Reply with quote

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Blackwater Mercenaries Guarding Govt
If there's a coup, they'll likely die with them.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 4:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Blackwater doesn't exist anymore. Is "blackwater" just the new term for "mercenary" now?

Would the EU drop Greece if there was a coup?
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 4:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nobody knows who Academi are, but they know the name Blackwater.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 5:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Other than teens and vapid social media users, journalists are worst abusers of terminology around. They love to use jargon because they think it makes them sound like they know what they're talking about. Since most of them are fruitcake liberals, as a group they are largely ignorant of all things military (e.g., everything is a "tank", "air strike" = "air assault", rocket = missile = bomb, zomg "drones", etc.), so this is where their bullshit is deepest.

The generalization of a specific name into a generic term (e.g., "AK-47s" for all Warsaw Pact infantry weapons), or worse yet, an adjective (they "Black Hawked hundreds of troops in") is standard liberal journalistic stupidity. This "Kleenex" for facial tissue kind of generalization is what some mouth-breather did here with "Blackwater".
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 5:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Other than teens and vapid social media users, journalists are worst abusers of terminology around.

Yeah, every time I hear there has been a "fresh air raid" I think of soldiers opening windows and throwing in deodorant.

*edit* what about a Turkey coup? That's where the gobbling beasts should be kept.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 6:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's what obama said when briefed about the possible coup in Greece. He said, "Goddammit. Admiral Greenert, get lots of ammonia in a mop bucket and have some corpse men clean our chickens up! Do I have to think of everything, like Toby-wan Uhura or something?"
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 7:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Blackwater doesn't exist anymore. Is "blackwater" just the new term for "mercenary" now?

Would the EU drop Greece if there was a coup?


How can the EU force the Greeks into not being Greeks :-) It can't magically change the habits of entire populations, in Greece it was a coup after the other since the end of the Ottoman empire ...

a coup per se doesn't mean a lot, the question should be Would the EU drop Greece if there was a coup followed by [what you fear in coups]?

Do you fear more a coup or a bad government?
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 8:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This isn't by any chance a socialist government collapsing upon itself, is it?
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 8:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It is just that the majority of greece decided to stay in the Euro and clean up a nations deeply corrupted. The other half of Greece (corrupt, corruptors, embezzlers, profiters) might attempt a coup to avoid paying due taxes and keep the money.

Don't know who's red or black at the moment, but it doesn't matter they change shirt to the color of whoever is helping them. Why be so picky, money is money :-)

Political parties also change their attititude depending on whether they are helping the honest or dishonest.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 8:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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That's fairly gay. But that's Revolta for you.
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That's fairly gay. But that's Revolta for you.
He's a really good actor. I imagined your skin was crawling with Hairspray. LOL
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