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Intelligence Chiefs Diverge From Trump On Main Threats to US

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posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 05:06 PM
a reply to: Sillyolme

So, you believe the media is not controlled?

posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 05:15 PM
a reply to: Sillyolme

Thar wuz evun butter :

posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 05:29 PM
a reply to: ausername

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posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 05:30 PM
a reply to: Sillyolme

I was thinking more actual cyber defense, not election influence via social media. There's no safeguard against anything like that aside from platforms self policing their content. As for preventing other countries from getting into national assets, look into groups that deal with APT. The only actual attack was the DNC hack, which if they had an actual incident response plan in place, would not have ended up with the scope it did. Then again when someone doesn't know who to call, or when the FBI calls about a cyber incident to escalate it up the chain, there's not a lot I can say but hire a better security person.

posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 05:51 PM
a reply to: 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.

Translated into DC bureaucrat-ese:

The IC does not stand to increase our budget share with this program. Our job is to increase IC budget share. Ergo, we oppose...what is it this time...oh yeah...the wall. People will die if we don't get more money than last FY.

Whether a wall will or will not affect national security is irrelevant.

posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 05:51 PM
a reply to: Sillyolme

There is a multifaceted attack
on the hull.
Consider the latest Fentanyl bust.
How many more shipments have managed
to make it across the same week unnoticed.
Consider the chaos and tragedy that would occur
if a nefarious group decided to mix in a teaspoon
of that substance into every gas station sugar bowl
across The Nation.
The populous of The United States is being Poisoned.

Pay Attention and survive, or be a foolish victim.
These new drugs are designed and weaponized to create instantaneous
It appears that Trump is not currently on the Cartel Payroll.
That is why he is hated.
S A V V Y?

edit on 31-1-2019 by Wildmanimal because: typo

posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 06:16 PM
a reply to: Sillyolme

I know I'm a star.... .....I love that but really...the member everyone loves to hate isnt the subject of the thread.

In the same aspect as Mama June, sure you're a star.

Intelligence agencies telling me to be worried about the things they mentioned though? Nah, I'm not worried, because 1/2 of what they speculate could and would cause WW3, and the other half is literally on the other side of Earth from me.

posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 06:28 PM
Deep.State losing some power it seems.

They can make officials "say" something but can't make Trump say it's true and/ohr real 😎

posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 06:31 PM
a reply to: Sillyolme

Do you ever get the suspicion that this is all theater? The pres, the 3 letter agencies, the reps & dems ... all of it.

I think it has been long enough to tell of trump was sincere with his election promises. He may have kept a few of the minor ones that really don't amount to squat, but the stuff that truly matters has been a big status quo. A status quo for the globalists/deep state people. A status quo for the rich and powerful who own our politicians and D.C. He has hired and retained deep state swamp people to the most important positions within out government, the financial appointments most of which went to goldman sachs scum.

The final tipping point for me came just this week when he put on a huge public display of meddling with a foreign sovereign government, venezuela. We are doing the same thing there that we do the world over, replacing the people in power with OUR people in power, basically a regime change. Pure Evil.

If we could view this entire vipers nest as actors who are simply doing their masters bidding, on both sides of the aisle, we could start fighting this evil.

posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 06:45 PM

originally posted by: Sillyolme
a reply to: olaru12

what happens when we really need to depend on him to tell us the truth about a real threat?
Who is going to believe the boy who cried wolf but ignored the real wolves at the back door.

Truth, truth? You couldn’t handle the truth.

posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 06:58 PM
Trumps priorities have always differed from the Deep State assholes. Trump is concerned with things that will defend the United States. The military “advisors” are concerned with threats to the global bankers.

posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 07:01 PM
It's their career, they've been doing it for most of their professional lives in service to the defense of the homeland and abroad. This is all fine and well but.. these morans need to get a brian and go back to their fraternities because.. why? Why would this need to be?

Hmm.. 🤔

You already know what it is, don't break yourself fool. Trump said so. If you aren't familiar, which is highly unlikely, I don't have to explain. Whatever leader says is gold, okay. It'll get spun, defended, explained. He's not good at explaining why he makes his benelovent statements and decisions but, he cannot be wrong and most importantly, he cannot lose. We have to hold him up, hold the line on all issues because the GOP is more important than the current or any future administration.

posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 07:38 PM
a reply to: Metallicus

Doesn't it concern you at all with what he is doing in Venezuela? How about his signature on rolling back the frank-dodd bill (I know it was laughable compared to the original glass-steagall act)?

What will it take for you to start questioning? I am not looking for confrontation here, I respect your opinion and just want to understand. I have a feeling you represent a great cross section of americans that still believe.


Agreeing with the other side is most painful, especially with their tendency in wanting to enslave humanity to their sick twisted desires. But at some point we have to come together and start making compromises or we will never right this ship before implosion. I really dislike those that want to grow the government bigger and remove self accountability/responsibility from the populace, but at some point shouldn't we recognize the current installment of our government to be the bigger evil?

posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 07:42 PM
It’s probably best to read the threat assessment rather than let the press do it for you.

They have an entire section dedicated to each corner of the globe, including the Western Hemisphere.

Nothing contradicts Trump. The media is lying.

posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 07:50 PM

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.

This subject snd the op is HILARIOUS !
Something about a naked emperor and new clothes.
What if he tells THE TRUTH?
You know THE TRUTH.
NOT a lie.

posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 07:50 PM
a reply to: Aphorism

Come on man, don't confuse her with facts.

From your link:

We assess that high crime rates and weak job markets will spur additional US-bound migrants from the Northern Triangle—El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras—while a political crackdown in Nicaragua dims that country’s already bleak economic outlook. Illicit migration northward from the region shows no signs of abating, despite increased messaging by governments to dissuade potential migrants and stepped-up immigration enforcement by Mexico. Many migrants apparently perceive that traveling in caravans on the journey north affords a certain level of security, and the decision to do so appears to result from a combination of individual motivation, encouragement from social media postings, and politically motivated efforts by some individuals and organizations.

posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 07:52 PM

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[/]

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.

LOL @Silly!!!

posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 07:59 PM

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.

You dont know any of this.
You wouldnt be fabricating any of this?

posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 08:10 PM
a reply to: Mandroid7

Remember the story of The Zen Master
and the Little Boy?

2nd line.

edit on 31-1-2019 by Wildmanimal because: rules

posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 08:12 PM
a reply to: Sillyolme

The story of The Zen Master
and the Little Boy.

S A V V Y ?

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