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"The things that worry America’s intelligence community can’t be stopped by a wall." These are the words uttered by Dan Coats in an address to congress on global security two days ago.
I know I'm a star.... .....I love that but really...the member everyone loves to hate isnt the subject of the thread.
originally posted by: Sillyolme
a reply to: shooterbrody
Im so glad you think its funny....
What happens when he lies about a really serious threat? What if he ignores one because it doesnt match the crap that came out of his mouth on the subject.? What happens when people start to die? Oh I know start talking about Benghazi.
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originally posted by: Sillyolme
The things that worry America’s intelligence community can’t be stopped by a wall.
These are the words uttered by Dan Coats in an address to congress on global security two days ago.
U.S. intelligence heads went to Capitol Hill on Tuesday and described the threats facing America in terms quite different from those offered by the White House.
From China and Russia cyber threats to North Koreas continued development of WMDs. Or ISIS steady ongoing growth the message from our intel community is very different from the message that trump wants you to believe.
His continued pushing back of the intel community makes it seem like he is playing into the hands of our enemies.
While the threats from the middle east and the far east represent the greatest threats to the country trump continues to focus on the southern border which apparently received little interest in this symposium.
The list of threats from Russia and China continues.
Coats wrote that China and Russia, which play starring roles in the Defense Department’s National Defense Strategy as America’s main competitors, are growing closer than ever. They are “more aligned than at any point since the mid-1950,” much to Washington’s discomfort, he said.
The threats from North Korea never wavered...
North Korea is still committed to developing nuclear missiles. ISIS, though weakened, still commands thousands of fighters. China’s reach into the global telecommunications industry presents an intelligence and security concern. Russia continues to sow disinformation to undermine the United States and its allies. It was a list of security problems that defied easy solutions. Agency heads and lawmakers seemed unsure what to do about the disconnect, besides talking more in a closed session. The issue of North Korea provided the starkest disconnect between the intelligence community and the White House. Emerging from list June’s unprecedented summit with leader Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump triumphantly declared, “There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea.” The president has since curbed his boasts — yet speaking to the United Nations in September, still tried to paint North Korea’s cessation of missile testing as evidence of a reduced threat. (Pyongyang has said that their ICBMs are now reliable enough to need no further tests.)
ISIS continues to spread its threats...
Coats painted a grim picture of the conflict with ISIS, which continues to command thousands of fighters in Iraq and Syria. The group maintains eight branches, a dozen-plus networks, and followers around the world. In his written testimony, he highlighted the danger of a precipitous troop withdrawal from Syria, albeit indirectly. “The group will exploit any reduction in [counter-terrorism] pressure to strengthen its clandestine presence and accelerate rebuilding key capabilities, such as media production and external operations. ISIS very likely will continue to pursue external attacks from Iraq and Syria against regional and Western adversaries, including the United States,” he wrote[/exnewwww.defenseone.com...]
President Donald Trump lit into the U.S. intelligence community on Wednesday, telling his intel chiefs to "go back to school" just one day after they publicly contradicted him on several of his foreign policy priorities. "The Intelligence people seem to be extremely passive and naive when it comes to the dangers of Iran," Trump wrote on Twitter. "They are wroTrump’s tweets were a direct rebuttal of the public testimony his top intelligence chiefs gave Tuesday morning while discussing the gravest threats to the U.S. worldwide.
originally posted by: Sillyolme
How is it that this man is in direct opposition to the thousands of intelligences agents risking their lives the world over to gain information?
When he gets all of his information from Fox News.
He refuses to deal with any facts at all.
Oh and in his admonishment to the intel chiefs whom he said should probably go back to school it needs to be pointed out that he used the wrong spelling of their in his tweet when referring to Iran's economy. Ironically...
Here we go again... Just one more subject you guys have chosen to ignore this week.