Holness government ditches Phillips era secret MOU’S

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The Andrew Holness administration has pulled the plug on Operation ANTHEM – the Peter Phillips’ era electronic surveillance memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the United States and United Kingdom, signed in 2004 and allowing for the eavesdropping on telephone calls to disrupt and dismantle transnational criminal operations.

Prime Minister Andrew Holness

The operation has been ditched, reportedly for a new one with Israel, via Mossad – the feared and respected Israeli secret intelligence agency created in December 1949 by Israel’s co-founder David Ben-Gurion, the tentacles of which were not known or acknowledged until the 1960s.


Opposition Leader Dr. Peter Phillips

The Phillips-backed MOUs were built on eavesdropping, and were commonly referred to as “secret MOUs”. They gave local and foreign law enforcement agencies the right to intercept landline and mobile phone conversations “in an effort to gather intelligence in the fight against drug trafficking and organised crime” under the programme named Operation ANTHEM.

Staff Reporter

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