Monthly Archives: March 2017

A meditation on Alliances and Coailtions in war. Someone is always on top, someone on the bottom.

Such relationships are never equal. In the "God of War" methodology (Napoleon I) a coalition and set of alliances was recruited in the context of the unification of Europe, but it was always understood that French interests would come first. … Continue reading

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“[Northern] Syrian War Report – March 8, 2017” – TTG

“The Syrian army’s Tiger Forces, backed by Russian warplanes, reached the Euphrates River in the province of Aleppo, liberating a large chunk of the area from ISIS. The town of Khafsah and the nearby Water Treatment Station were the most … Continue reading

Posted in Syria, The Military Art, TTG | 90 Comments

Intercepts – Help me count the ways …

I used to think that I understood the rough outline of US law and capability with regard to the intercept and collection of signals intelligence.   In light of all the media reporting and accusations flying around just now I see … Continue reading

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Today’s Wikileaks CIA dump. by Cee

All, Whoa! I want to disable my auto and Smart TV functions. Thoughts. Wikileaks Unveils 'Vault 7': "The Largest Ever Publication Of Confidential CIA Documents"; Another Snowden Emerges Tyler Durden's picture by Tyler Durden Mar 7, 2017 7:56 AM WikiLeaks … Continue reading

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Open Thread 7 March 2017


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IMO Lynch and Kristof are among the seditious conspirators.

"The Obama administration’s former Attorney General Loretta Lynch has made an impassioned video plea for more marching, blood and death on the streets – a video that was later posted on the Facebook page of Senate Democrats as “words of … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, Justice, Media, Politics | 43 Comments

“Is There More to the Flynn Story?” Giraldi

  "The Hannigan resignation is not occurring in a vacuum, and some in the large and highly networked retired intelligence community have come to believe that it is connected to the investigation and downfall of Trump’s first national-security advisor, Lt. … Continue reading

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Clapper – “No evidence of collusion with Russia”

  "CHUCK TODD: Well, that's an important revelation at this point. Let me ask you this. Does intelligence exist that can definitively answer the following question, whether there were improper contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian officials? JAMES CLAPPER: … Continue reading

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The torment of the neocons – reprinted 4 March 2017

Having lured America into two foolish wars filled with national pride and hubris, the neocons, to include their later converts like: McCain, the old lady from South Carolina, Hillary, their media servants et al are now faced with the obvious truth that … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, Iraq, Syria | 119 Comments

Ambassador Nick Burns is either ignorant or a liar.

  Nicholas Burns said on one of the seditious MSM chatter shows today that Russia is not attacking IS in Syria.  This is utterly untrue and a standard propaganda meme of the neocons, of which he is obviously one.  Russian … Continue reading

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