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DECODING THE LANGUAGE OF COVERT WARFARE

Josh Begley
This is a labyrinth with 12 entrances and no exit. It is built on a cache of documents provided toThe Intercept by a source within the intelligence community.



DRONES ARE A TOOL, not a policy. The policy is assassination. While every president since Gerald Ford has upheld an executive order banning assassinations by U.S. personnel, Congress has avoided legislating the issue or even defining the word “assassination.” This has allowed proponents of the drone wars to rebrand assassinations with more palatable characterizations, such as the term du jour, “targeted killings.”

When the Obama administration has discussed drone strikes publicly, it has offered assurances that such operations are a more precise alternative to boots on the ground and are authorized only when an “imminent” threat is present and there is “near certainty” that the intended target will be eliminated. Those terms, however, appear to have been bluntly redefined to bear almost no resemblance to their commonly…

CHINA IS BUILDING AN ARTIFICIAL ISLAND IN THE PACIFIC IN PREPARATION FOR WAR

So China is building these artificial islands in the Pacific and claim now full ownership of everything in the area. Well that doesn’t sit very well with the surrounding countries including the US. China has now vowed to repeal any intruders with force even if it’s an US Warship. We always talk about how a simple event will ignite world war 3 and I believe that this is one of these situations. Who cares about a small group of islands but the tension between China and the surrounding countries could lead to a fatal decision. If they attack a US warship this might be the trigger. With Russia fully back on the international table and confident in it’s ability, the middle eastern in full warfare, China reaching a level to battle US forces, this might be it. This is like history repeats itself. In WW2 the main theater was in Europe and it was not until end of 1941 when the Pacific theater was in full effect. Today we have the Middle Eastern Theater in full warfare and the island event cou…