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  • There Sure Has Been A Lot Of “International Intrigue” Lately…

    05/22/2024 9:20:20 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 8 replies
    End of The American Dream ^ | 5/20/24 | Michael Snyder
    World leaders have been targeted quite frequently this month, and that should deeply alarm all of us. I think that all of this geopolitical instability is a sign that there is far more going on behind the scenes than we are being told. The major powers appear to be making moves in anticipation of what they believe is coming next. Right now, the death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi is dominating the news cycle, and at this stage we don’t know if that was an accident or not. But as a Twitter user known as “Cillian” has pointed out, there...
  • U.S. threats led to rupture of vital military ties, Nigerien leader says

    05/14/2024 2:21:41 PM PDT · by hardspunned · 23 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 5/14/24 | Rachel Chason
    NIAMEY, Niger — A crucial military relationship between the United States and its closest West African ally, the country of Niger, ruptured this spring after a visiting U.S. official made threats during last-ditch negotiations over whether American troops based there would be allowed to remain, according to the country’s prime minister. In an exclusive interview, Prime Minister Ali Mahaman Lamine Zeine put the blame for the breakdown squarely on the United States, accusing American officials of trying to dictate which countries Niger could partner with and failing to justify the U.S. troop presence, now scheduled to end in the coming...
  • USAID 'Disinformation Primer' targets gamers, advertisers, memes, 'right not to be disinformed'

    03/16/2024 4:47:06 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 26 replies
    Just the News ^ | March 15, 2024 11:00pm | Greg Piper
    Going further than the Treasury Department's tacit support for debanking alleged "hate groups" after the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot, a State Department component that "strengthen[s] resilient democratic societies" developed a more sweeping plan for financially choking off disfavored narratives a month later. The U.S. Agency for International Development wrote a "Disinformation Primer" that appears to have been started in "late 2020," judging by a reference to the most up-to-date "social media initiatives" by Facebook and Twitter "to address disinformation and misinformation."It was still being written at least 10 days into the Biden administration, referring twice to the Jan. 31,...
  • People Like Me Instigated America’s War in 2015: A Former Liberal Speaks Out

    06/10/2023 11:55:25 AM PDT · by grundle · 24 replies ^ | June 9, 2023 | Nate Terani
    My heart feels shattered into a thousand pieces every time I think about what was unwittingly unleashed upon this nation. If you wonder how in America we ended up rehashing the — already won — civil rights battles of the 1960s in the year 2023, you can blame people like me. In the wake of the 2015 Republican primaries, a massive and well-oiled machine consisting of hundreds, if not thousands, of media and social media outlets started to come together to harness an outrage mob of tens of millions of Americans, aiming to make President Donald Trump — and, by...
  • Tutored by the Tragedy of Turkish Democracy (rise of AKP)

    03/08/2017 2:40:54 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 5 replies
    War on the Rocks ^ | March 7, 2017 | Nick Danforth
    When Turkey’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) came to power in 2002, it generated considerable debate between those who saw its success as a potentially liberalizing force and critics who feared it would ultimately bring the end of Turkish democracy. Depending on who you spoke to, the AKP was poised to turn Turkey into either Sweden or Iran; to finally realize Ataturk’s vision of making the country modern and Western or permanently destroy it.Today, a decade and a half later, the future of Turkish democracy certainly looks grim. With President Recep Tayyip Erdogan now leading a heavy-handed campaign to further...
  • Kerry Promises to 'Immediately Evaluate' Extradition of Coup-Accused Scholar

    07/17/2016 2:56:47 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 47 replies
    PJ Media ^ | July 17, 2017 | Bridget Johnson
    Secretary of State John Kerry said this morning that the Obama administration is "open" to considering the extradition of a Poconos scholar accused by the Turkish regime of being behind Friday's coup attempt.Kerry said on NBC's Meet the Press that the U.S. has asked President Recep Tayyip Erdogan not to become more authoritarian in response to the coup.Hurriyet Daily News reported that Erdogan has detained some 6,000 soldiers, judges and prosecutors in less than 48 hours. They're being charged with “membership of an armed terrorist organization” and “attempting to overthrow the government of the Turkish Republic using force and violence...
  • The Secret History of the Shadow Campaign That Saved the 2020 Election

    02/05/2021 5:29:20 AM PST · by MNDude · 49 replies
    That's why the participants want the secret history of the 2020 election told, even though it sounds like a paranoid fever dream–a well-funded cabal of powerful people, ranging across industries and ideologies, working together behind the scenes to influence perceptions, change rules and laws, steer media coverage and control the flow of information. They were not rigging the election; they were fortifying it.“
  • The Russia Hoax Orbiting Hunter Biden’s Laptop Is So Much Bigger Than Blinken

    04/27/2023 7:21:55 AM PDT · by CFW · 16 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 4/27/23 | Margot Cleveland
    Antony Blinken represents neither the beginning nor the end of the info ops run to convince voters the Hunter Biden laptop was Russian disinformation. Revisiting the contemporaneous coverage of the laptop story in light of last week’s revelations about Blinken reveals the scandal extends far beyond the Biden campaign and involves government agents. Last week, news broke that a former top CIA official, Michael Morell, testified as part of a House Judiciary Committee investigation that Blinken, now-secretary of state and then-Biden campaign senior adviser, had contacted Morell to discuss the New York Post’s Hunter Biden laptop story. Blinken and Morell...
  • Maine secretary of state rules Trump ineligible for state's 2024 primary ballot.

    12/28/2023 4:07:07 PM PST · by janetjanet998 · 104 replies
    Maine Secretary of State Shenna Bellows has decided Donald Trump is ineligible to appear on the state’s 2024 Republican primary ballot.
  • The Secret History of the Shadow Campaign That Saved the 2020 Election

    12/23/2023 12:20:06 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 29 replies
    Time Magazine ^ | FEBRUARY 4, 2021 5:40 AM EST | MOLLY BALL
    A weird thing happened right after the Nov. 3 election: nothing. The nation was braced for chaos. Liberal groups had vowed to take to the streets, planning hundreds of protests across the country. Right-wing militias were girding for battle. In a poll before Election Day, 75% of Americans voiced concern about violence. Instead, an eerie quiet descended. As President Trump refused to concede, the response was not mass action but crickets. When media organizations called the race for Joe Biden on Nov. 7, jubilation broke out instead, as people thronged cities across the U.S. to celebrate the democratic process that...
  • Mueller adds muscle for Russia investigation

    06/11/2017 2:30:13 PM PDT · by be-baw · 96 replies
    Axios ^ | June 11, 2017 | Mike Allen
    "The Worst Thing That Happened to Donald Trump this Week" — Paul Rosenzweig, on the Lawfare blog: Special counsel "Robert Mueller has hired Michael Dreeben, on a part-time basis, to help with his investigation. Dreeben, a deputy in the Office of the Solicitor General, has argued more than 100 cases before the Supreme Court. His specialty has, for the last 20 years, been criminal matters and he has an encyclopedic knowledge of criminal law." Be smart: Mueller is amassing the talent arsenal you'd build to bring criminal charges.
  • The Complete Richard Higgins Memo

    08/10/2017 8:17:47 PM PDT · by BRK · 20 replies
    Circulating | May 2017 | Richard Higgins
    Here is the entire memo... POTUS & POLITICAL WARFARE   May 2017   BACKGROUND.  The Trump administration is suffering under withering information campaigns designed to first undermine, then de legitimize and ultimately remove the President. Possibly confusing these attacks with an elevated interplay of otherwise normal D.C. partisan infighting and adversarial media relations, the White House response to these campaigns reflects a political advocacy mindset that it is intensely reactive, severely under-inclusive and dangerously inadequate to the threat. If action is not taken to re-scope and respond to these hostile campaigns very soon, the administration risks implosion and subsequent early...
  • McMaster Purges NSC Staffer For Warning Of Islamic-Leftist Threat

    08/03/2017 7:57:24 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 40 replies
    frontpagemag ^ | August 2, 2017 | Daniel Greenfield
    McMaster had purged Derek Harvey, one of the NSC's best people on the Middle East, for trying to fire Obama holdovers. "In the late 1980s, Harvey traveled throughout Iraq by taxicab—500 miles, village to village—interviewing locals, sleeping on mud floors with a shower curtain for a door. He [was] full of questions, intensely curious and entirely nonthreatening. After the 1991 Gulf War, when the CIA was predicting the inevitable fall of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, Harvey, then a major, insisted that Hussein would survive because members of the Sunni community knew their fortunes were tied to his. He was right....
  • Why Fired NSC Author of Memo Warning Trump of Deep State Says There's a Whiff of Tyranny in the Air

    10/04/2018 11:25:58 AM PDT · by fredericbastiat1 · 20 replies
    Big Ideas with Ben Weingarten ^ | 2018-10-04 | Ben Weingarten
    For this week's Big Ideas with Ben Weingarten podcast, my guest was Rich Higgins. Higgins, an expert in unconventional warfare and combatting terrorism with over 20 years experience at senior levels of the Defense Department, and early supporter of President Trump, served as director for strategic planning in President Trump's National Security Council (NSC). That all changed when a memo that he produced for President Trump warning of the political warfare he was to face internally from the Deep State, and externally from the media and like-minded interest groups in collusion with the administrative state, leaked out to the public....
  • Meet the Real "Insurrectionists" - For seven years now we've watched a slow-moving coup hiding in plain sight

    11/16/2023 7:42:52 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 34 replies
    Free Thinking ^ | 13 Nov, 2023 | Sasha Stone
    [An interesting article from a former leftist. A very interesting perspective.] You wouldn’t know me if you met me in May of 2019, as I drove to a luncheon for Joe Biden sponsored by a big donor at one of the mansions in a wealthy pocket of Los Angeles. I’d been hand-picked as an influencer after rising in the ranks of Team Hillary on social media. I’d thrown myself into politics in 2015, panicking about climate change. “We have to win,” I thought. By the end of 2020, just one year later, I’d have left the Democratic Party for good,...
  • VIDEO: Laurence Tribe Reveals Plot to Make Nancy Pelosi President

    08/03/2020 7:22:57 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 49 replies
    YouTube ^ | August 3, 2020 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO Liberal Supreme Court Justice In Waiting Who Never Was Laurence Tribe gave away the ultimate Democrat election game plan to Joy Reid on MSNBC on July 31. As he explains, via massive use of mail-in ballots which, as we have already seen, cause chaos, confusion, and delay, the electoral college could be unable to choose a clear winner of the election. If no winner is determined by this January 20 then, according to Tribe, Nancy Pelosi would become president...if the Democrats retain control of the House.
  • Charges Dropped Against Sai Kandula – The East Asian Migrant Terrorist with Nazi Flag Who Tried to Ram White House and Take Over the Country

    05/29/2023 10:51:40 AM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 56 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | May 29, 2023 | Jim Hoft
    Last Monday night, one week ago, a young migrant from Chesterfield, Missouri drove a U-Haul truck and attempted to ram his way through a White House barrier. his plot failed and police arrested the young man in shorts. Police investigators then pulled an apparent Nazi flag from a U-Haul truck after the crash near the White House and laid it on the street for photographers. It was a white supremacist attack! ...... Snip...... Local FOX 5 on Tuesday identified the driver on Tuesday morning. Sai Varshith Kandula – a 19-year-old man from Chesterfield, Missouri, a suburb west of St. Louis...
  • Driver of U-Haul that rammed White House gate is not a U.S. citizen, prosecutors say

    05/25/2023 12:30:45 PM PDT · by T.B. Yoits · 67 replies
    NBC News ^ | 5/24/2023 | Daniel Barnes and David K. Li
    WASHINGTON — The man accused of ramming a U-Haul truck into barriers near the White House earlier this week isn't a U.S. citizen, authorities said Wednesday. Sai Varshith Kandula, a 19-year-old from suburban St. Louis, wore an orange jail-issued jumpsuit in his brief courtroom appearance — his first since the Monday incident — when prosecutors requested pre-trial detention. A government prosecutor told the court that Kandula is not a citizen or lawful permanent resident. But later on Wednesday, a Department of Justice official clarified the open-court remarks and said Kandula does hold a green card for lawful, permanent U.S. residency....
  • Eric Ciaramella Attorney, January 2017: “Coup Has Started” – July 2017: “We Will Remove Him”…

    11/06/2019 2:53:13 PM PST · by bobsunshine · 162 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | November 6, 2019 | Sundance
    A few people have started looking at the connections behind Mark Zaid, the attorney for CIA “whistleblower” Eric Ciaramella. What is starting to emerge is evidence of what CTH outlined yesterday; the current impeachment process is part of a coup continuum, and everything around the whistleblower is part of a long-ago planned and pre-constructed operation. Two strong examples are very poignant: Mark S. Zaid @MarkSZaidEsq "It's very scary. We will get rid of him, and this country is strong enough to survive even him and his supporters. We have to" 9:45 PM · Jul 1, 2017 AND Mark S. Zaid...
  • The Durham Report's lingering consequence for Joe Biden, Congress and U.S. allies

    05/15/2023 9:08:13 PM PDT · by bitt · 76 replies ^ | 5/23/2023 | ben whedon and John Solomon
    Current president was briefed in August 2016 about Clinton plan for Russia collusion dirty trick Special Counsel John Durham’s final report will have lasting consequences far beyond the FBI failures he unmasked in the now-discredited Russia collusion scandal. President Joe Biden, as he faces a re-election campaign, Congress as it weighs whether to end warrantless spying and U.S. allies often enlisted to help U.S. intelligence all face "sobering" questions from the report’s bombshell revelations. In the end, Durham’s top line conclusion Monday was hardly unexpected: The FBI had no evidence or intelligence to warrant opening a probe of Donald Trump...