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On Monday February 27th, 2012, WikiLeaks began publishing The Global Intelligence Files, over five million e-mails from the Texas headquartered "global intelligence" company Stratfor. The e-mails date between July 2004 and late December 2011. They reveal the inner workings of a company that fronts as an intelligence publisher, but provides confidential intelligence services to large corporations, such as Bhopal's Dow Chemical Co., Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon and government agencies, including the US Department of Homeland Security, the US Marines and the US Defence Intelligence Agency. The emails show Stratfor's web of informers, pay-off structure, payment laundering techniques and psychological methods.


Released on 2012-03-03 08:00 GMT

Email-ID 1705733
Date 2009-10-23 01:38:52
Of course. He will be protected.


From: Marko Papic []
Sent: Thursday, October 22, 2009 6:17 PM
To: Fred Burton
Subject: MX1
Hey Fred,

I was talking to MX1 and he said that it was great to see you working in

I mentioned to him that Stephen, who MX1 met in Austin, also now works for
DPS. He was a little concerned about that and asked if Stratfor has all
its employees sign confidentiality agreements. He said that it would make
his work liaison-ing with DPS difficult if his relationship with Stratfor
was known outside of the CT group in Stratfor.

Do you think you could perhaps mention that to Stephen one more time. I
know Stephen knows how to handle himself, but in the context of his
official work for the Mexican government, MX1 could come across Stephen's
office in the future and it would be a problem if the relationship
between MX1-Stratfor was revealed.

Looking forward to seeing you in a few weeks by the way. I've had an
interesting time in Europe. My final stop, Bosnia, is on Monday.