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It took guts for The Nation magazine to publish a take down of the most horrific psyops ever levied against the American people by their own government. News broke this week when an array of intelligence experts from the US and the UK performed the missing forensics on the leaked DNC emails published by Wikileaks in order to determine how they were lifted, altered, and transmitted. In their report, they have debunked — once and for all — the national sickness known as Russiagate.
The Nation gave the article a deliberately modest and understated title: "A New Report Raises Big Questions About Last Year’s DNC Hack." It's one of those clarity-bringing revelations you will remember for a long time. The truth will signal, to any thinking American, that the Democratic Party will not and cannot recover from the sabotage it inflicted on this nation. They cynically used a false flag "attack" to deflect their losses and in the process pushed the US to the brink of a nuclear war with Russia. The Democratic leadership is complicit in this and cannot be redeemed. The Internet Security company that ran this fiasco, CrowdStrike, has spent years attempting to spike tensions between Russia and the United States. Their frequent assessments of Russian hacking, which they've had to retract more than once — and their close association with the anti-Russian, Soros-funded Atlantic Council has earned them some contempt among their technology peers. What would you suggest be done with them?
The article presents the context for this long-awaited forensic metadata from the documents illegally copied from the DNC server. The fact that this important analysis was either not done at all, or it was withheld from the American people, tells an ominous story of the political corruption and government-agency collusion that has befallen the nation. One must fully entertain the facts that are revealed to comprehend how deeply compromised the Federal government is, particularly the State Department and the Pentagon. There is no oversight of the government's highest authorities. Congressional hearings are a careful study in the art of asking only the wrong questions.
In essence, NSA experts say the the theft of the DNC email wasn’t a hack at all, but a leak — an inside job by someone with direct access to the DNC’s computer system. The article explains what really occurred with the DNC server and it provides the first solid evidence that Americans can see, pertaining to the factual details that define this event. The "government" cannot present physical evidence for the breach — which was widely attributed to the Russian government acting on behalf of Donald Trump — because the story was fabricated out of whole cloth. The rudimentary clues that point to Russia, if they actually exist, were deliberately planted, just as the metadata was. The American people were never shown this or any evidence to evaluate. Yet nearly half of the American public was successfully brainwashed into believing something that the other half found to be preposterous. That speaks to the ethics and quality of the American media.
US intelligence agencies and associated institutions hid their absence of evidence behind the claim that they had to maintain secrecy to protect NSA programs. “Everything that they say must remain classified is already well-known,” William Binney said in an interview. Binney was the former technical director of the NSA and designer of many NSA surveillance programs in use today. “They’re playing the Wizard of Oz game.”
So, let's mark where we are right now. With its unthinking mandatory Russia sanctions Bill, the US Congress has effectively declared war on Russia, while alienating the European Union. Europe can now see its dismal future as the holding pen for the tens of millions of dislocated victims of US wars and CIA-staged revolutions. Europe is again being set up as the theatre for another World War.
Forced into a corner and having no choice, Trump just signed legislation imposing severe new sanctions on Russia and European companies working with it on pipeline projects vital to Russia’s energy sector. Striking this close to the core of another nation’s economy is customarily considered an act of war, we must not forget…. To suggest that military conflict between two nuclear powers inches ever closer can no longer be dismissed as hyperbole.
All this was set in motion when the DNC’s mail server was first violated in the spring of 2016 and by subsequent assertions that Russians were behind that “hack” and another such operation, also described as a Russian hack, on July 5. These are the foundation stones of the edifice just outlined.
The evolution of public discourse in the year since is worthy of scholarly study: Possibilities became allegations, and these became probabilities. Then the probabilities turned into certainties, and these evolved into what are now taken to be established truths...
This was accomplished via the indefensibly corrupt manipulations of language repeated incessantly in our leading media.
The article's author, Patrick Lawrence, speaks to us directly at times, sharing his disappointment and recognizing the jeopardy that he and other contributors have put themselves in by publishing this piece. He has been advised by government contacts not to drive at night, and never rurally. That is sobering for a journalist to hear, but the truth is, journalists are dying in record numbers, even inside the US. Accident prone, they are.
Lawrence spoke with a team of notable professionals who have been investigating this alleged "hack" from the outset. The accusation was far too improbable for most of us to accept without evidence. It is this forensic team, itself, that brings great gravity to the report:
Qualified experts working independently of one another began to examine the DNC case immediately after the July 2016 events. Prominent among these is a group comprising former intelligence officers, almost all of whom previously occupied senior positions. Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS), founded in 2003, now has 30 members, including a few associates with backgrounds in national-security fields other than intelligence. The chief researchers active on the DNC case are four: William Binney, formerly the NSA’s technical director for world geopolitical and military analysis and designer of many agency programs now in use; Kirk Wiebe, formerly a senior analyst at the NSA’s SIGINT Automation Research Center; Edward Loomis, formerly technical director in the NSA’s Office of Signal Processing; and Ray McGovern, an intelligence analyst for nearly three decades and formerly chief of the CIA’s Soviet Foreign Policy Branch. Most of these men have decades of experience in matters concerning Russian intelligence and the related technologies.
The report comes with a demand, which is clearly stated at the beginning:
Under no circumstance can it be acceptable that the relevant authorities—the National Security Agency, the Justice Department (via the Federal Bureau of Investigation), and the Central Intelligence Agency—leave these new findings without reply. Not credibly, in any case. Forensic investigators, prominent among them people with decades’ experience at high levels in these very institutions, have put a body of evidence on a table previously left empty.
Silence now, should it ensue, cannot be written down as an admission of duplicity, but it will come very close to one.
It requires no elaboration to apply the above point to the corporate media, which have been flaccidly satisfied with official explanations of the DNC matter from the start.
The Nation deserves recognition for their courageous journalism. Kudos to Patrick Lawrence, and to his publisher, Katrina vanden Heuvel.