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Robert David Steele

Blog of former CIA spy who is also the founder of the Marine Corps Intelligence Activity, the leader of the Open Source Intelligence movement, and the most published intelligence reformer in the English language -- two of his eight books have Forewords from US Senators themselves Chairmen of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.

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July 3, 2018

This is one of those rare books where I am compelled to start reading at the index and then read each endnote with great care, before beginning to read the main volume. It is an important book that makes an important contribution, but most readers –…

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June 20, 2018

James R. Clapper, Facts and Fears: Hard Truths from a Life in Intelligence (Viking, 2018), 432 pages, $17.99, ISBN-13: 978-0525558644. [IMG ID=254]There was a time when I thought James Clapper was one of the top five flag officers among the sixty-five…

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June 13, 2018

IDEN A is not John McAfee but of equivalent substantive stature. This is the pre-Amazon calculation. The future of block chain will be known as BA and AA — before and after Amazon. It is not clear if PayPal, among others, sees the threat as well as the…

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June 7, 2018

This book (essay) is a double-spaced screed, not to be confused with the lengthier and more substantive but no less mendacious Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror (Penguin, 2017)[i] in which the author told many lies as part…

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June 4, 2018

On 23 May 2018 Politico featured a story, “Pompeo: No ‘deep state’ at State or CIA,”[1] in which the Secretary of State, a few months ago and ever so briefly the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (D/CIA), is quoted as being dismissive of the…

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May 18, 2018

Everybody has this wrong – Trump is not bluffing and he is not Netanyahu’s puppet. What has really happened here is that Xi, Trump, and Putin agreed over a year ago to take down the Deep State. The denuclearization of Korea, combined with the destruction…

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May 2, 2018

Middle East Next – after a Global Financial Re-Set – Ideas for Iran Korea Unification & Denuclearization as Proof of President Donald Trump’s Serious Intent[IMG ID=211] When I reported in the American Herald Tribune on 4 March 2018 (in the aftermath…

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March 31, 2018

Could General Secretary Xi Jinping and President Donald Trump Earn the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019?      [IMG ID=187] As I have previously reported, when I was in Japan in February meeting with Benjamin Fulford, he introduced me to a number of most…

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March 26, 2018

What If We Could Bury the Deep State & Create Peace & Prosperity for All? As I contemplate the possibilities of Xi Jinping as General Secretary for the People’s Republic of China, and both Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump as Presidents of their…

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March 11, 2018

The Americans Rigged Our Election, Bribed Our Government, Stole Our Gold, Killed Our Men, Raped Our Women, and Poisoned our Air, Water, and Earth – and You Want to Blame Something on the Russians? [IMG ID=126] The Russians did not “hack” the US…

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February 5, 2018

Two important commentaries have appeared recently that reflect on how Russia should deal with the United States of America (USA). The first, “Russian Approaches to the United States: Algorithm Change Is Overdue,” by Andrey Kortunov, Director…

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February 5, 2018

An Open Source Internet Can Create Peace and Prosperity for All The recent decision by President Vladimir Putin to create an independent Internet with a separate Domain Name System (DNS) that is impervious to Western attack including data corruption…

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  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
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    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
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