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Polish Intelligence Official Confirms CIA Use of Polish Facility

by Chris Kulczycki Mon Dec 19th, 2005 at 06:05:02 PM EST

The following is from STERN (as translated by Watching America)

While regular employees have no access to the Polish Intelligence Services building, the CIA definitely does. In the Kiejkuty area, Americans  interrogating al-Qaeda detainees.

The CIA is apparently using a training center run by Polish intelligence in order to question al-Qaeda prisoners. As Stern has learned, there are now more indications that that this intelligence camp near Kiejkuty is used as a base by the Americans.

According to statements by a high-ranking Polish intelligence officer from Kiejkuty, Americans have lived on the premises for months on end during the past five or six years. At the time, a 50x100 yard interior area, where the perimeter was protected by barbed wire and a 10-foot-high wall, was also erected within the one-by-two mile facility.

Regular Polish intelligence employees had no access to this inner area, but the Americans apparently did. Furthermore, there were small cars with tinted windows parked at the camp site. The same kind of cars that employees at Szymany Airport told Stern were always driven to CIA airplanes, which were waiting with engines running at the end of the runway.

The intelligence service camp Kiejkuty is located some 5 miles from Szymany Airport in northeastern Poland. In 1968, the Soviet Military there planned the suppression of the Prague Spring revolution.

I apologize if this has already been posted; I've been busy and have not read all posts these past few days.

Nevertheless, CIA camps can use some highlights, perhaps there is new additional information to be added in comments. Seems the Polish Government will come forward with its own report in a few days.

CIA Secret Flights: Part 16 ◊ by soj
Thu Dec 15th, 2005 at 02:11:29 AM PDT

'Mounting evidence' of CIA prisons in Poland  
WARSAW (Expatica) Dec. 14 --  There is mounting evidence that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency kept prisoners detained and interrogated them in Poland, according to the German weekly Stern. In its edition to be published, the magazine reports that a closed off "inner zone" had been set up within the Polish military training centre at Stare Kiejkuty in northeastern Mazuria ...  

"Treason doth never prosper: what's the reason?
For if it prosper, none dare call it treason."


'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Tue Dec 20th, 2005 at 02:08:11 AM EST

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