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KuKservative about town, historian, author, provocateur, bon vivant, polyglot, counterspy, cat guy. Former NSA, NAVSECGRU, NWC. My #realtalk feed: @thespybrief

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It's one of the stranger paradoxes of the Trump era that the IC and DoJ now are pushing back harder on Kremlin espi… https://t.co/yS0xSs1JIa#OTD in 1984, a young catholic priest was beaten do death by communist agents and his body was dumped in a river.… https://t.co/fZ4buutpdE
Retweeted by John SchindlerVery disturbing story. Alleged attacks in CONUS represent a significant escalation requiring USG response. However… https://t.co/11IZkTpRoH
10/20
2020
This, ladies & gentlemen, is just a tiny sample of the necessary mindset all of us will need to adopt if we want to… https://t.co/zEzMM0zEq6
Retweeted by John SchindlerLiberals need to concede that Hunter's deal with Burisma, while legal, was unpleasant and corrupt. Conservatives n… https://t.co/lSV1NEvWMROur @NewsHour report: a senior former intelligence official tells me President Trump’s entire national security tea… https://t.co/Ry5K2vHBBK
Retweeted by John Schindler @amlivemon You should really read my assessment. What's going on here is quite interesting.Nope. The sudden appearance of Rudy's pal Andrii "Just sanctioned by Trump's own Treasury Dept for being a Russian… https://t.co/a3PNIfVFuFThe most effective disinformation contains a lot of truth -- it can be very largely true, even. That doesn't mean i… https://t.co/CbpBmjFcmr @ektrit Only 50/50 LOLTry reading before commenting. https://t.co/YG4WclHDxLIn these times, I can’t recommend any higher qualified person to be following than this man. Premium Twitter channe… https://t.co/CVy8zp8rEF
Retweeted by John SchindlerRussian intelligence has known about Hunter Biden and Burisma for years, why are they dumping their disinformation… https://t.co/sQQeVG6h7c
10/17
2020
@smarmyEOD @john_sipher @BethanyHerwegh The DoS effort to counter Kremlin propaganda was reborn in the GEC under Tr… https://t.co/Q5li7ZPAL8 @smarmyEOD @john_sipher @BethanyHerwegh Grandson-of-AMWG shifted from USIA (when Clinton closed it in 1999) to DoS,… https://t.co/dRq52Es1Ka
10/16
2020
@catspecter This story has been great news for the GOP generally and the Hawley 2024 campaign specifically.1 year and 4 days before Trump's election, ICYMI: https://t.co/UqlCybYUpqNo, they don't know that. I warned everybody about that explicitly in NOV 2015, a full year before the election.… https://t.co/vJXzBrRVN6 @catspecter @BethanyHerwegh Tell me more about #deza, I'm new at this @BethanyHerwegh @20committee >debunking doesn't do jack Four US Presidents (two of them Cold War) and the EU disagree.
Retweeted by John SchindlerUm....right here. The guy who took all the shit back in 2013 for calling out Snowden as a Kremlin disinformation o… https://t.co/weqHTBDb1zI've been professionally debunking Kremlin lies & propaganda since the 1990s but, go right ahead, tell me how it re… https://t.co/AFXpdcLBBQDebunk disinformation. Don't censor it. Censoring it is a great way to turn a sketchy 2-day story that was mostly… https://t.co/U08vZmiGveWhat is this "history" you speak of? https://t.co/XQqiVVObx4
10/15
2020
So all the stuff that Snowden hacked and stole is off-limits on Twitter now. Looking forward to seeing that enforce… https://t.co/a77QQwOmxm @saltysam98 Can't make the customer read the product...maybe add more pictures? @PikeGrey1418 Funderwear at war!We can debate how useful FFRDCs are and whether they spend USG money wisely -- I think they broadly do but I'm open… https://t.co/YAgAsqkb6nRAND was created in 1948 as basically the USAF's own civilian think-tank. It has grown since then. It was the found… https://t.co/tXC7FdiPFZ @GrinningNumpty And CNA and IDA.... @batess Oh you and your #facts -- and by #facts I mean "your spirited defense of the soft-corruption status quo", Steve!OMG DEEPSTATESWAMP, amirite? So your comeback to my pointing out that your piece is completely inaccurate at a bas… https://t.co/j4dgspr74WFor the pedants: RAND technically runs 4 different FFRDCs (3 for DoD, 1 for DHS). If you don't know what an FFRDC… https://t.co/NutLq7Fz1dThis is officially the dumbest #natsec story of 2020. "ZOMG RAND got over $1 billion from USG!!" Yes, RAND is an… https://t.co/yY4SXa7bQqI mean, we did this to them in the 80s, why would they not do this to us more recently? What part of this is compl… https://t.co/TpV5zdZf1N @natvogel @LilyWhi01557949 YETFor months, debate has swirled around DC over whether the Kremlin secretly helped the Taliban kill US/NATO troops i… https://t.co/yAJWBMcNG9
Retweeted by John SchindlerTallboy, Tallboy... no Tallboy. Controlled explosion during defusing operation. Nobody got hurt @thespybriefhttps://t.co/5vmD1vH53Z
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10/14
2020
@MikaPeltokorpi No need...Taliban has it covered @fredzannarbor @SpyTalker Some of it's even realUPDATE: We have more detailed intelligence that GRU, in fact, did help the Taliban kill US/NATO troops in Afghanist… https://t.co/73MGZWYt3VThis, from @MollyMcKew, is an important think piece and backgrounder to the GRU bounties story, read it ICYMI: https://t.co/CvyC3xoTa2For months, debate has swirled around DC over whether the Kremlin secretly helped the Taliban kill US/NATO troops i… https://t.co/yAJWBMcNG9That Tallboy has been lying deep in the mud in a narrow canal since 16 APR 1945, when a raid by 18 Lancasters of 61… https://t.co/Rk9ufGSJYzIt's a Tallboy, an enormous 12000-lb bomb used by the RAF in WW2 to hit hard targets. Only specially modified Lanca… https://t.co/Ow2vNmCRAh
10/12
2020
⚠ James Albert Bond was compromised by the #IPN🇵🇱 2 weeks ago❗ This @UKOfficial_MI6 famous operative’s namesake ca… https://t.co/EaZkKk2vO6
Retweeted by John SchindlerAmazing @NYTimes investigation: Trump properties got money from 200+ special-interest groups, corps & governments r… https://t.co/Y9fM94RhE9
Retweeted by John SchindlerMy new weekly INTSUM for subscribers: Why is Trump running on 2016 and Hillary's emails in 2020? Because AG Barr… https://t.co/vbxAf6i0E6
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10/11
2020
#Deza Alert! https://t.co/vOnYo6E17bMy new weekly INTSUM for subscribers: Why is Trump running on 2016 and Hillary's emails in 2020? Because AG Barr… https://t.co/vbxAf6i0E6 @chey_cobb @MiraTweeta @The_Blue_Cross https://t.co/mUASCAP9agChekism 101 https://t.co/U2JFBtWbVg
10/10
2020
@tensigma Read....to the end @reallyruth Exactly @SydneCatherine Read....to the endTrump never wanted to be president. That was never Don's plan. He hates the job, he's broke, and he needs lots of c… https://t.co/sm7UOkTuOMI address that in my column. Which you would know if you read it (it's free) before tweeting. #Crazytalk, I know. https://t.co/SQASCz37b8It's time to say it, folks: Don wants out. He hates being president, he's sick, and he's broke. My assessment, fo… https://t.co/f7DHLhGU2JFun while it lasted. https://t.co/odiAjTUZFn https://t.co/Q8CueJTBD0 @brentauble @CadetCunningham @profmusgrave Take a bow @RiffDC @profmusgrave @thegrugq You might @SergeantClub @profmusgrave @Steve_Sailer Zero-minusSounds about right to me https://t.co/ZVgLgXbjdQ
10/9
2020
Very important piece, folks. https://t.co/gbbeqHEgZKIf we want to punish Putin's inner circle there is no better target than #NordStream2 feeding him and his friends w… https://t.co/5lBWSoPs30
Retweeted by John SchindlerGreat work by the Bureau. Half of the malevolent idiots in this "militia" group were FBI confidential informants or… https://t.co/FFDxHEWYrh
10/8
2020
Spike of new cases in DC, which you may have heard about. https://t.co/shMwGljHGg
Retweeted by John SchindlerAHEM https://t.co/OBDwitHzkiAn asshole who went to bat publicly for Eastern Europe's worst human trafficker. #details (Gen Hayden is a nicer… https://t.co/8dKkHAGeO7Folks, @GenMhayden is an American hero. Not a term I use lightly. A working-class kid from Pittsburgh, no silver sp… https://t.co/pIPf5UjQVZ
10/7
2020
@smotyndu @thespybrief None I know of!With Putin's goons assassinating Kremlin foes all over the world, without much effort at covering Moscow's tracks,… https://t.co/hIHRSyOD8j
Retweeted by John SchindlerGeorgi Markov was not available for comment https://t.co/HBwnhstSgcWith Putin's goons assassinating Kremlin foes all over the world, without much effort at covering Moscow's tracks,… https://t.co/hIHRSyOD8j"Intelligence sources say one of the victims, Paul King Jin, attended meetings organized in Canada by the Chinese C… https://t.co/7sEiZ75alsStark @PavloKlimkin warning about the #Kremlin modus operandi to the US sons and daughters. / @20committeehttps://t.co/3PyAoP7u4X
Retweeted by John SchindlerPowerful stuff, folks ===> https://t.co/1zzDJffRfv
10/5
2020
With breaking news that Marine One is about to medevac Trump to Walter Reed, this week's just-landed TSU INTSUM see… https://t.co/XEQK322fFb
10/2
2020
@ektrit LOLZIt's not every day the head of Russian Foreign Intelligence blames the US Deep State for destabilizing Belarus and… https://t.co/pyRFPNoky1
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10/1
2020
It's not every day the head of Russian Foreign Intelligence blames the US Deep State for destabilizing Belarus and… https://t.co/pyRFPNoky1Hmm. This was a nice little golden nugget of a read.... #espionage #illegals PING @20committee @oplatsenhttps://t.co/VWiyUv71rB
Retweeted by John SchindlerDirectors of intel agencies don't run investigations. GS-12s & 13s do that, managed by 14s & 15s, with multiple lay… https://t.co/C1j8bpPVXF
9/30
2020
@john_sipher Just a tadNEW for @4freerussia_org: @pierrevaux and I examine Yevgeny Prigozhin's manifold operations in Africa, from Wagner… https://t.co/jOi7RuWFRe
Retweeted by John SchindlerRussia's CIA equivalent is the SVR, as any real snr IC official would know. "A fmr snr intel official told… https://t.co/1bxf0mkwdBIf someone claims they predicted a certain market event that's prima facie evidence they don't understand markets.
Retweeted by John Schindler @dollymad1812 @Comey Projection, what is it?Ratcliffe is really incompetent, even for a Trump appointee. https://t.co/anzLfqMhyDAn Austro-Hungarian soldier standing in a trench running straight through a house in the village on the Isonzo Fron… https://t.co/msHYWoxW0M
Retweeted by John SchindlerWithout knowing WHAT this RIS information was and how it was obtained, it's impossible at the UNCLAS level to say m… https://t.co/VDnoVqIJagKey phrase: "The IC does not know the accuracy of this allegation of the extent to which the Russian intelligence a… https://t.co/O19nrspTBjOK, folks, let's be clear here: US IC "obtained insights into Russian intelligence analysis" is very vague wording.… https://t.co/NemafwfWi7
9/29
2020
Yes, I do. This is textbook. Don wasn't lying about 1 thing: of course the IRS audited him. https://t.co/H5dwykwp4M @RKTlaw Just stack LLC on top of LLCs and the IRS doesn't care and can't tell anyway without a very deep dive on ALL their records. @suzannamimi I explain that here: https://t.co/damEaq8kGlJust have the decency to admit that if it turned out that Obama -- a POTUS whom I was not a big fan of -- had owed… https://t.co/wjfBMhoRFcFine, be upset at the NYT leaking Trump's taxes (sorta). Point out there's nothing directly pointing at Russia in t… https://t.co/mmpRNilhra @TonyLimaPOL A billion-plus seems excessive, no? $421M is coming due kinda soon. How's Don gonna pay that? Doesn'… https://t.co/4pIw75OdxK @20committee Earlier from a Canadian with experience: https://t.co/uUfOKx0vn2
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9/28
2020

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