Note: Just prior to the publication of this article the FTW web
site was hacked for the second time in a month. This hacking --
accomplished via sophisticated methods -- has been apparently
intended to prevent us from publishing the following interview.
FTW will be back up and running in an even more secure manner
in the near future.-- MCR]
(FTW) -- If all of its dark alleys were explored, the case of
Delmart Edward Joseph "Mike" Vreeland is one which is
worthy of a book that would rival "War and Peace." It
is a case that has sparked zealous attacks on FTW and me personally,
and one which has seriously disturbed many officials in Washington.
These attacks are an indication of the threat Vreeland poses to
the credibility of the U.S.
government. Only one question of any relevance exists. How was
this man able to write details that described the events of Sept.
11 while locked in a jail cell, more than a month before the attacks
It matters little to a
housewife in Kansas
if Mike Vreeland has a very confusing criminal arrest record --
some of it very contradictory and apparently fabricated -- for
a variety of petty criminal offenses including fraud. But it may
be a matter of the gravest importance for the same housewife if
this man knew accurate information about the attacks, tried to
warn both the U.S.
and Canadian governments about them, and was ignored. If a crazy
man runs up to you on the street and says that a house is on fire
with children trapped inside, and you smell smoke, who is the
crazy one if you decide not to investigate?
The U.S. Navy says that
Vreeland, arrested in Canada
on Dec. 4, 2000
and currently fighting a U.S.
extradition warrant, was discharged for unsatisfactory performance
after only four months of service in 1986. But a growing pile
of evidence, much of it filed in court records and undisputed
by Canadian or U.S. authorities, establishes clearly that Vreeland
was exactly what he says he was -- a spy.In three previous stories, FTW has described how his military
records, acknowledged to be in excess of 1,200 pages, have been
tampered with. We have described how, in open court on a speakerphone,
his lawyers obtained direct confirmation from the Pentagon that
he was a Navy officer. We have also reported that, as of March
14, all Canadian charges against Vreeland were dismissed. He was
released on bail and also granted temporary refugee status by
the Canadian government until his battle to beat the U.S.
extradition request is settled.
Something that Canadian
authorities have never disputed is that Vreeland wrote his ominous
and hastily scribbled warning a full month before the attacks,
and that the warning was sealed away by his keepers, beyond his
reach, until Sept. 14, three days after the attacks.
If he loses his extradition
fight, both Vreeland and his attorneys believe that his assassination
will occur within days of his return to U.S.
Mike Vreeland is not a
saint. Covert operatives are not made from such material, and
governments do not recruit or screen candidates for saintly qualities.
By his own admission in Canadian court documents and in several
conversations with FTW, Vreeland says he has done bad things.
He has been on probation for petty offenses, and he has behaved
the way covert operatives behave in the real world -- not in Hollywood.
I have been studying, interacting with, and talking to covert
operatives for more than 25 years. It is for that reason that
I avoid some of the questions being raised by dilettantes and
neophyte journalists who take all of the threads of Vreeland's
stories and run with them into a wilderness from which no professional
journalist could credibly emerge. Yes, I have listened to him
talk about so-called "red mercury," baseball-sized atom
bombs, and Star Wars weapons systems. Yes, I have heard him talk
about a great many things, and I believe that what he told me
was truthful according to his knowledge of events and the documents
he brought back from Moscow
in December 2000.
Even by his own statements,
Vreeland, now 35, was a relatively low ranking officer and an
intelligence field operative. Never in the history of covert operations
has any government entrusted field operatives with total strategic
knowledge because the knowledge held by those who make the plans
is compartmentalized and locked away. Perhaps 80 percent of all
intelligence work is disinformation, and governments know that
their field operatives risk capture, interrogation and torture.
Quite often field operatives are themselves fed disinformation
so that if they talk, they will still spread lies that serve a
larger strategic purpose. Quite often they carry documents that
are deliberately inaccurate and their capture is engineered to
give those documents credibility.
To the U.S.
government, Vreeland is totally expendable. And those who run
with every piece of information he has disclosed will themselves
be proven fools in a fool's game.
But one question remains.
And it is a question that now stands vindicated by time and events.
He knew something chillingly accurate about the 9-11 attacks before
they happened. And if he knew something, based upon documents
given to him by Russian officials indicating U.S.
knowledge, and if the U.S.
government went to great lengths to discredit him, rather than
bring him in from the cold -- then there is real meat on the plate
for journalists, the American government, and all of mankind.
I have asked him 35 questions,
and now you can read Mike Vreeland's answers as he speaks for
himself. The first 32 questions were jointly submitted to both
Vreeland and his attorney, Paul Slansky, for review. The remaining
three questions were asked after the most recent hacking of FTW's
website, which we believe was perpetrated by the CIA. This made
the publication of this story an emergency and also made a statement
about the survival of a free press in America:
1. What part of the U.S.
government did you work for? Was it the CIA?
Naval intelligence. What the CIA directs us to do is their business,
so we have no way of knowing whether we're working for them
2. Was your assignment
primarily connected to terrorism/oil?
Yes, on both
issues, in part.
3. Why were you in Moscow
in the latter part of 2000?
sent there by the U.S.
government and the ONI [Office of Naval Intelligence]. I got
my orders between Sept. 4 and Sept.
7, 2000. Marc Bastien departed for Russia
on Sept. 7, 2000.
I had orders to meet him. Bastien was going to work at the Canadian
embassy regarding diagrams and blueprints of a weapons defense
system. The U.S.
government had a direct influence on his mission. The name of
the defense system is SSST [Stealth Satellite System Terminator].
There are five different individual and unique defensive and
strike capabilities of the system. The only portion that I have
publicly spoken on is one frame regarding actual current orbiting
satellites, which are not at this time owned by the US
government. On advice of counsel I cannot discuss the other
component is a satellite system. Within the confines of the
system there are multiple, deployable space/orbital EMP [Electromagnetic
Pulse] missiles that are not aimed at the ground. They are targeted
at everyone else's satellites. These would kill worldwide communications.
The satellites of some countries that are shielded with titanium
are protected from these weapons. The protected countries are
satellites are vulnerable and Putin has told Bush that the U.S.
missile defense system doesn't work, and that Bush knows it.
why I went to Russia
was because I needed to meet with Bastien and another individual
from the Russian Ministry of Defense named Oleg. The purpose
was to get the Canadian diplomat who had made contact with Oleg
to get the book of designs out of the ministry's R&D. That
was done. We copied the entire book. Then we took certain documents,
and we changed serious portions of the defense design so the
program wouldn't work. They know this now. Additionally I was
to pick up docs from other agents and bring them back.
4. You told Canadian authorities
that Bastien was murdered when?
I never told them
he was murdered. I wrote a letter to Bastien around June of
2001 from jail. I sent it to CSIS [Canadian Security and Intelligence
Service] in Ottawa,
to the director for his eyes only. I had restructured the diagram
to put it back in its original state. But I never told anyone
exactly how to turn it on and how to build it. CSIS already
knew that Bastien was dead. He died six says after I was arrested
on Dec. 6. I was discharged on Dec. 9. He was killed on Dec.
12. CSIS sent RCMP [Royal Canadian Mounted Police] (Sgt.
Mabe, Corporal Kispol) to visit me in jail on Aug. 8, 2001,…and
they advised me that he was dead. They didn't say he was murdered.
They told me he was dead. I told them that if Bastien was dead,
it was murder, and that they should get a
toxicology report. And I would tell you how it was done,
and who did it.
5. When did they finally
admit that Bastien was murdered?
admitted that I was correct in mid-January.
6. When did you first learn
details of the attacks that were to happen on Sept. 11?
the first week of December 2000.
7. How did you learn of
document was written in English by a U.S.
agent, who had picked up a copy of a document that had been
sent to V. Putin by K. Hussein, Saddam Hussein's son. This is
what the translation of the doc indicates. The Iraqis knew in
June 2000 that I was coming. I didn't get my orders until August.
The letter said that Bastien and Vreeland would be dealt with
"in a manner suitable to us." The letter specifically
stated on page two, "Our American official guarantees this."
8. Who put the
information on the attacks into the pouch, and what would have
been their motive for doing so?
not allowed to answer that. It would jeopardize the lives of
active agents, and it would violate the National Security Act
9. After having learned
of the details of the impending attacks on the WTC and the Pentagon,
how long did you wait before trying to notify Canadian and U.S.
authorities of the information?
Dec. 6, 2000
I told Canadian authorities to their face that I needed to contact
the Canadian military immediately. I wrote it down. She [the
Canadian official] was playing games, so I wrote down that I
was a Russian spy and a weapons systems expert, and that I wanted
to talk to them TODAY. I said I was a Russian because figured
it would get their attention. The name they had on me was Mikhail
Cristianov (Michael Christian), because I had ID that used this
10. What was their reaction?
Canadians turned blue, walked away, and I never saw them again.
11. How did it make you
pissed off. It's on video [referring to a standard jail surveillance/security
12. Did the U.S.
and Canadian response lead you to reach any conclusions? If so,
what were they?
I was dealing with idiots who had no clue about what was about
to happen. It's been put to me that there were certain officials
who wanted the attacks to happen. No one ever had any intention
of building the system I was after because it would have made
the defense budget obsolete. One thing that happened after 9-11
was that the Pentagon budgets soared.
13. Your written warning
contains the statement, "Let one happen, stop the rest."
Who was going to let one happen? Who was going to stop the rest?
can't comment on the advice of counsel.
14. Does that statement
imply that the U.S.
or some other intelligence agency had achieved complete penetration
of the terrorist cells?
That goes without
question. Sometimes certain governments design, create networks
like Al Qaeda, which was really the government in Afghanistan.
Those entities create specific problems at the creating government's
15. Do you know who had
achieved this penetration?
cannot comment on that.
16. Is it possible that
the terrorist cells were being "run" without knowing
most common excuse people use to discredit you is that you have
prior arrests on fraud charges, and there are several press stories
linking you to alleged criminal activity. How do you explain this?
American Express charges are b.s.,
and Amex has stated on tape that the specific charges in question
were approved. They admit that there was no fraud on this card.
That card had been issued to Lt. Delmart Michael Vreeland. The
Amex people admitted that the card was a U.S.
have accused me of identity theft. If anybody checked with the
police departments in the U.S.,
they would find that there is not one police report form any
individual in the U.S.
who has alleged that I have stolen anyidentities.
There is not a single identified victim anywhere. Three judges
have denied my requests to have discovery and disclosure on
these alleged charges.
press stories that have circulated about my past are lies. Portions
of the stories alleging fraud and ID theft are lies. I have
threatened to sue these papers, and the stories have been pulled.
I'm working with ONI. Certain government officials -- politicians,
brass, and high ranking military – have 11th Amendment privileges
and can't be sued. Another government agency has to go investigate
activities connected to weapons smuggling, organized crime and
drug trafficking. They use their power to break laws, and we're
not allowed to investigate them. Thus certain parts of the U.S.
government designed an entity called UID (Unofficial Intelligence
Investigation Division). It was designed by Adm. Jeremy Michael
Boorda, who allegedly committed suicide. Boorda put this together
prior to becoming CNO [Chief of Naval Operations]. He was not
a bad guy. Intelligence officers are sometimes put into positions
where they are given assignments to infiltrate specific organizations
that are powerful enough to check out a newcomer's background.
Page 335 of the Charter Application in Canadian
Court shows a copy of orders from
Southern Command. These orders are dated April 18, 2000, concerning an anti-drug
operation we were mounting. At approximately the same time the
media released widespread stories that I was a wanted criminal.
This was a means of providing cover and credibility for me with
the people I was infiltrating.
18. How many times
have you been arrested on criminal charges?
three. Some of this I did, like a DUI
charge in New York.
I had been at the UN, and I had definitely been drinking.
19. How many times have
you been convicted?
never been legally convicted of any criminal, felony activity
anywhere. The drunk driving charge
is still pending, and I have admitted in open court that I did
20. The Michigan
warrant for credit card fraud is based upon the use of your own
credit card. How do you explain this?
is a setup.
21. Were your credit cards
authorized or facilitated by the U.S. Navy or any part of the
22. Could the U.S.
government or any of its intelligence agencies have "inserted"
the charges through state and local agencies?
23. You were in custody
in New York on the
date the alleged Michigan
offense took place. What was the charge, and what was the disposition
of that case?
was the DUI charge.
24. Was working with organized
crime families a part of your duties with the Navy?
25. Were any of the organized
crime families in Michigan?
what reason were you working with organized crime?
under orders to do so 90 percent of the time. Organized crime
supplies the weapons and drugs that go to the people we investigate.
27. Are you afraid that
you will be killed if you are extradited to the U.S.?
Because I have spoken out.
28. Can you explain why
the Canadian courts will not allow your attorneys to introduce
evidence that verifies your position with the U.S. Navy?
The Canadians are totally subservient to U.S.
intelligence interests. They're afraid of Uncle Sam. It would
also prove that CSIS covered up Marc Bastien's death, and that
there was a cover-up involving a member of a major drug organization
that had planned assassinations against prominent Canadians.
In fact, one individual was found dead in a vat of acid. He
was a hit man.
29. What do you want?
my uniform back, my back pay at $4,210.90 a month and my honor.
I want President Bush to give me a full and complete pardon
and the amnesty of the U.S.
government. I am owed that. I want Bush personally to know everything
that I know, and what kind of threats there are against the
U.S.It's never going to happen, so I am now seeking
permanent refugee status in Canada
and the protection of the United Nations.
30. What do you think will
happen next in your case?
know. My attorney is in court seeking a postponement of the
extradition case because the Canadian government will not allow
me to subpoena very important U.S. witnesses from the Pentagon
and other places.
31. Is the war on terrorism
about something other than what the people of the world are being
war on terrorism?
32. What do you think will
happen next in the war on terror?
someone's going to have to tell the truth. Once those people
are dealt with according to law, there will be no more false
terror spread across the globe.
33. You have recently had
dealings with an American journalist named Rick Wiles. What is
your opinion of Wiles and what was your experience?
opinion of Wiles is that he is a psychopath, who will print
anything that will make him money. My experience with him was
that I had private conversations with him that he recorded,
not telling me he was going to post them on the Internet and
sell them to the world. Then once I contacted him and told him
that he was not to do that, he said he would take them down
right now. Instead of taking them down he placed a bigger ad.
He made a bigger ad!
my opinion he is neither honorable nor professional. He has
placed my story right next to a story about someone who talked
to aliens 25 years ago. Yeah, that's right where I want my story
to be, right next to some bozo who talks to aliens. The idiot!
So now he's selling this phony exclusive interview with me for
$20 and he's making all the money. He never had my permission
to do that.
34. You have recently had
dealings with an American journalist named J.R. Nyquist. What
is you opinion of Nyquist and what was your experience?
even get me started. My opinion: I think he might be working
for the government. I did not know that he was writing a story
about me. He asked me some questions. I answered some questions.
I recorded it, and then he went off on a wild tangent about
psychological crap, and I didn't even read the whole story I
was so mad. He went off about the Russians, and it's all b.s. He sent me this fax about you saying that Ruppert
was not my friend. He was saying that the Russians had me boxed
in. The truth is, the American government
is boxing me in. He's full of shit.