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Israel Behind The Crime
Israel's nuclear smuggling network was key element in Carnaby murder in Houston

Israel, working with deeply-embedded intelligence moles in the United States, including
within the U.S. government and "off-the-books" intelligence front companies, has been
pilfering spent U.S. nuclear fuel from American nuclear arms caches at a phenomenal rate
over the last several years. U.S. and foreign intelligence sources have confirmed that much
of the nuclear fuel has been shipped to Israel and other locations via the port of Houston.

The illegal smuggling of spent highly-enriched uranium (HEU) and plutonium fuel from U.S.
nuclear weapons facilities is the same outbound Houston shipping pipeline used by Bush-
influenced Carlyle Group and the firm's front companies in Spain and France to ship
precursor nerve gas chemicals to Saddam Hussein's Iraq in the 1980s, according to one
Pentagon intelligence source.




The nuclear smuggling is a major back story to a September 8 Government Accountability
Office (GAO) report titled "Nuclear Nonproliferation: U.S. Agencies Have Limited Ability to
Account for, Monitor, and Evaluate the Security of U.S. Nuclear Material Overseas." The
most serious finding in the GAO report states:

"DOE [Department of Energy], NRC [Nuclear Regulatory Commission], and State are not
able to fully account for U.S. nuclear material overseas that is subject to nuclear cooperation
agreement terms because the agreements do not stipulate systematic reporting of such
information, and there is no U.S. policy to pursue or obtain such information. U.S. nuclear
cooperation agreements generally require that partners report inventory information upon
request, however, DOE and NRC have not systematically sought such data. DOE and NRC
do not have a comprehensive, detailed, current inventory of U.S. nuclear material–including
weapon-usable material such as highly enriched uranium (HEU) and separated plutonium–
overseas that includes the country, facility, and quantity of material. In addition, NRC and
DOE could not fully account for the current location and disposition of U.S. HEU overseas in
response to a 1992 congressional mandate. U.S. agencies, in a 1993 report produced in
response to the mandate, were able to verify the location of 1,160 kilograms out of 17,500
kilograms of U.S. HEU estimated to have been exported. DOE, NRC, and State have
established annual inventory reconciliations with five U.S. partners, but not the others it has
transferred material to or trades with."

The report also states that a nuclear cooperation agreement between the United States and
Israel was allowed to lapse. The GAO report also states: "DOE's Global Threat Reduction
Initiative (GTRI) removes U.S. nuclear material from vulnerable facilities overseas but can
only bring back materials that have an approved disposition pathway and meet the program's
eligibility criteria." WMR has been informed that because of the amount of HEU and
plutonium smuggled from the United States outside of "approved disposition pathways,"
there is no way for the United States to know exactly where HEU and plutonium has been
distributed, especially to unauthorized end-users who have been using the spent nuclear
material in violation of the nuclear non-proliferation treaty (NPT) or U.S. export control laws.
Countries that fall into this category, according to our sources, include Japan, Israel, South
Korea, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, India, Syria, Iran, Burma, Egypt, Turkey, Taiwan, and
Pakistan.

The major reason behind the nuclear material smuggling from the United States stems from
Israel quietly re-establishing its global nuclear smuggling operations, rampant during the
1960s when it was working to acquire nuclear weapons. Israel's Dimona nuclear reactor
capabilities have always been clouded in maximum secrecy but it is known that the facility
suffered a major equipment failure in the 1990s that impacted on Israel's ability to re-process
nuclear fuel. The diminished capabilities of the Negev Nuclear Research Center prompted
Israel, in the 1990s, to actively smuggle nuclear materials, including enriched plutonium, to
Israel. The smuggling operations immediately became known to the CIA's
Counterproliferation Division and its non-official cover (NOC) Brewster Jennings &
Associates operation headed up by Valerie Plame Wilson's. It was a major reason why Vice
President Dick Cheney, his counsel Scooter Libby, State Department Undersecretary for
Political Affairs (and President Obama's current envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan) Marc
Grossman, and others within the Bush administration exposed the Brewster Jennings
operations.

Israel's search for replacement enriched plutonium hit pay-dirt when its intelligence service
discovered that the Pantex nuclear facility near Amarillo, Texas, stores enriched plutonium
fuel that is 99 percent pure plutonium that does not require reprocessing for another 60 to 90
years.Israel gained access to the classified details of the Pantex operation by tapping into
classified government communication networks through the Israeli-owned communication
company AMDOCS.

The Israelis discovered that only U.S. nuclear cores composed of plutonium alloys were ripe
for theft at Pantex. The 99 percent plutonium fuel was more well-guarded. However, the
older plutonium alloy cores were unstable and the shipment of the cores through the port of
Houston required refrigerated containers to keep them cooler than 150 degrees.The Israelis
used refrigeration trucks to move the cores through the port of Houston from Amarillo and
into refrigeration containers loaded on board ships belonging to Zim-American Israeli
Shipping Company, a firm with close links to the Mossad. The plutonium cores were shipped
to Israel and Dimona.

One individual who had the port of Houston under close scrutiny was CIA
contractor/informant/source Roland "Tony" Carnaby. Carnaby had set up a number of video
surveillance cameras at the port of Houston and routinely uploaded the stored videos from
the camera units to his Macintosh computer. WMR has learned from intelligence sources
that Carnaby possessed a major secret about the smuggling operation: much of the nuclear
material being shipped through Houston by Israel, more than its needs, was being re-sold by
Israel on the international black market. On April 29, 2008, Carnaby was shot to death by two
Houston police officers after what was reported to have been a high-speed chase by police.
After he was killed, the Houston police took possession of Carnaby's Macintosh computer.
WMR previously reported that Carnaby kept Israeli intelligence assets and agents under
close scrutiny in Houston and that he had a strange encounter with an Israeli Consulate
General official the evening before he was shot. WMR also previously reported on Mossad's
penetration of the Houston Police Department and the Harris County Sheriff's Office.
Radiation detectors routinely scan containers at Houston for the presence of nuclear
materials, hence, it was important for the Mossad to counteract Carnaby's security systems
at the port.

It is known that Carnaby used a number of cell phones to dial into port video cameras to turn
them on, stop them, and download captured video data. However, an Israeli firm, Orsus, was
scheduled to begin installation of its own surveillance at the port, putting Carnaby's
surveillance operations in jeopardy. The financial backers of Orsus include ComSor Venture
Fund LDC, a joint operation of Comverse Technology, which includes its subsidiary Verint
Systems, and Soros Fund Management's Quantum Industrial Holdings Ltd. Other investors
in Orsus include Israel's Koor Industries, the leading shareholder of Tadiran, the Israeli
defense electronics firm; Cial Industries and Investment, an Israeli holding company; the
Cedar Fund, an 'Israeli-related' venture capital firm; Israel Infinity Venture Capital Fund; and
Poalim Capital Markets, a subsidiary of Bank Hapoalim, Israel's largest bank."

Carnaby was, reportedly, working with the FBI on the Israeli nuclear smuggling issue and the
FBI office in Houston requested that the Houston police call off their chase of Carnaby. It
was too late for Carnaby. He was marked for assassination by Mossad and its friends in
Houston area law enforcement because of his knowledge of the nuclear smuggling program.
Israel was also concerned that Carnaby, a Lebanese-American with close ties to some of
Lebanon's political groups opposed to Israel, might leak details of the operations to his
Lebanese friends, information that would soon end up in the hands of Iranian and Syrian
counter-intelligence.
One of the countries that received re-sold American plutonium fuel from Israel was Japan.
However, the Japanese soon discovered that the plutonium for which they were paying the
Israelis top dollar was too old and provided only short-life usable nuclear weapons. Japan
decided to go it alone on their nuclear weapons development but not before they planned to
blow the whistle on the Israeli and American smuggling operation to the International Atonic
Energy Agency (IAEA). Before the Japanese could act, the super-quake struck Japan, along
with the devastating tsunami. At that point in time, Israel and the Americans programmed
their Stuxnet computer virus to trigger the nuclear catastrophe at Fukushima, the major site
for Japan's nuclear weapons development program. Stuxnet, developed to disrupt Iran's
nuclear program, is also effective against the nuclear power generation systems of other
nations using standard supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) software, including
the plutonium MOX fuel processing operations at Fukushima. Stuxnet can be used to
blackmail recipients of the smuggled plutonium material, including MOX fuel, into silence.
The Fukushima disaster destroyed physical evidence of the Israeli smuggling operation to
Japan. However, Japanese intelligence possesses other evidence of the Israeli smuggling
operations.

The recent explosion at a MOX fuel plutonium processing facility at the French Marcoule
nuclear power plant was a warning to France, courtesy of Stuxnet, not to support Palestine's
bid for UN membership. It is not yet clear whether the MOX being used at Marcoule was
developed from the unstable and old American plutonium cores smuggled and re-sold by
Israel. However, U.S. intelligence has evidence that Israel has re-sold some of its stolen
plutonium material to India in return for that nation providing Israel with missile systems and
related technology.

The disassociation of the CIA and FBI from Carnaby's murder in Houston was directly linked
to the power of the Israel Lobby in Washington, which will stop at nothing to ensure that
Israeli crimes and intelligence activities in the United States remain unexposed and
unpunished.

				
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