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Trump is Right: The Intelligence Community Needs to ‘Go Back to School’ | The American Conservative

Posted by M. C. on February 10, 2019

Their leadership got Iraq wrong. Now they’re making the same mistakes all over again.

https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/trump-is-right-the-intelligence-community-needs-to-go-back-to-school/

By Scott Ritter

Earlier this week, the collective leadership of the United States intelligence community briefed Congress on the Worldwide Threat Assessment Report. In doing so, they provided testimony that seemed to contradict virtually every aspect of President Donald Trump’s foreign policy, including the decision to withdraw troops from Syria and Afghanistan, the threat posed by Iran, North Korean denuclearization, and improving relations with Russia.

The president, in typical fashion, lashed out, criticizing the intelligence community’s collective analysis, which predictably elicited criticism from both Democrats and Republicans. They accused him of undermining public confidence in the pronouncements of the intelligence agencies and damaging national security.

In this case, Trump is right and his detractors are wrong.

The current crop of national intelligence chiefs are cut from the same cloth as their predecessors. They are careerists who have risen to the top not through their analytical or operational talents, but through their willingness to conform to a system that is designed not to challenge conventional thinking—especially when such thinking sustains policies that have been given the imprimatur of the entrenched establishment… Read the rest of this entry »

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FBI Head Shocked To His Core by FISA Memo – LewRockwell

Posted by M. C. on January 31, 2018

Dear FIB Director: Me Thinks Thou Protest Too Much!

https://www.lewrockwell.com/2018/01/tyler-durden/fbi-director-wray-shocked-to-his-core-by-fisa-memo/

FBI Director Christopher Wray was allegedly “shocked to his core” after viewing the four-page FISA memo Sunday night – hours before asking Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe to step down, according to journalist Sara Carter.

Hannity sat down once again with journalist Sara Carter, whose sources say McCabe may have instructed FBI agents to alter their “302” forms – the paperwork an agent files after interviewing someone: Read the rest of this entry »

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