Skip to comments.Spying on Princess Diana? (Princess Diana's Driver Reportedly Was a French Spy)
Posted on 02/28/2006 8:36:51 AM PST by presidio9
A British official conducting a coroner's inquiry into Princess Diana's death reportedly thinks American and French intelligence agencies may be able to shed new light on what happened that night in August 1997 as Diana and her boyfriend, Dodi Fayed, fled paparazzi.
The allegations read like something out of a James Bond novel that U.S. secret agents had bugged Diana's cellular phone and that her driver that night in Paris was a French spy.
Lord Stevens, the British official investigating Diana's death, has reportedly subpoenaed more than 1,000 pages of transcripts from U.S. authorities, who were monitoring Diana's calls at the request of their British counterparts.
British detectives have already confirmed the princess was using her cell phone moments before the crash and have raised the possibility that her last conversation was included in the top secret file.
French authorities also may not be cooperating fully with the inquiry. Diana's driver, Henri Paul, was reportedly a freelance agent for French intelligence. But anonymous sources quoted in the British press say French officials are refusing to hand over their files.
"Neither the CIA nor French intelligence seems to be cooperating," said Ingrid Seward, the editor of Majesty Magazine.
Stevens said he still assumed that Diana's death was an accident. She was killed in a car crash in a Paris tunnel in 1997. But in a rare television interview with Britain's GMTV, he recently hinted there might be more to it than that.
"The investigation was far more complex than we previously thought," Stevens said.
""Neither the CIA nor French intelligence seems to be cooperating," said Ingrid Seward, the editor of Majesty Magazine."
Assuming this is true...
Why would they withold cooperation with the British unless they suspected the British?
Gee, what a surprise.
Why would anybody bother spying on Diana - I really don't understand the fascination with her.
Oh, jeez. What next? Diana was a space alien?
I have always believed, and still do, that Diana's death was an accident. However, there have been too many mysteries to be just coincidental, IMHO. I don't believe that Mr. Paul was drunk and that the blood tested was not his. This new revelation makes me think that some of the mysteries could be due to cover-ups after the fact to prevent this type of info from coming out. I hope that the investigators get answers.
Diana was obviously murdered -- I mean, why else would the "accident" take place so close to the end of the month? The transaction clearly had to be completed by the 31st, in order to still be good. /tin foil sarc
As Maxwell Smart would say--This might be the the old suicide driver trick.- tom
Also, there are all kinds of mysteries surrounding JFK's death and Cheney's drunken attempted murder of his hunting partner (for being too liberal by one MSM speculation). Chappiquidick, on the other hand, is a closed case.
And why was Lee Harvey Oswald allowed to drive the car that night, anyway?
I can't figure out the level of interest either.
Why was Bill Clinton spying on Princess Diana?
He was doing a favor for the governor of Texas.
How gay is it to "spy" on a ditzy powerless princess? They were probably hoping to pick up cosmetic tips.
And he hid the rifle in a garage owned by John Kerry's cousin.
It's worse than that. She's dead Jim.
What's that word for "the simple answer is usually the right answer"? Can't think of it.
Car wreck people. A simple car wreck.
Oh, I do. She is the personification of an "uckly duckling" story. Chubby child gets engaged to the prince who turns out to be a frog, to be kind. She is needed to be a baby factory and is chosen because she's a virgin and it's believed not too bright. That way, frog can breed heirs to the throne and commit adultery without too much fuss. BUT, poorly educated virgin looses weight and turns out to be beautiful. And spunky. She stands up to the royal family while she's rung out to dry. She has to grow up before the world press. She makes lots of mistakes, but learns to find her way. I think she's a remarkable story. Frog never deserved a wife with her heart and spunk. No, I'm NOT dismissing her faults. She had loads of them. But she's an intriguing story and her death was a tragedy. Maybe except to the royal family (no, I don't think they had a hand in her death).
Bill Clinton was wiretapping Princess Diana? I wonder if he had a warrant?
If this is the case, then the reporters who were tried as "not helping" could come back and overturn the conviction with the defense of "I wasn't trying to interfere in IMPORTANT state intelligence...."
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