national intelligence

Trump Takes On The Deep State

"The deep state" is shorthand for a force within Washington that is able to guide the US' ship of state over periods of time longer than presidential terms, and at times despite the stated intentions of elected officials. If Trump has indeed embroiled himself in a conflict with this entity, then, what does that mean for his policy plans and for the post-Inauguration markets?

'Bipartisan' Senate Intelligence Committee To Probe Russia-Campaign Contacts

Hours after WaPo reports anonymous sources claiming Trump's national security adviser Flynn contacted Russian officials, and Politico details Hillary's dealing with Ukrainian officials, the Senate Intelligence Committee announced in a statement that it will launch an inquiry to look at any links between Russia and individuals associated with U.S. political campaigns as part of bipartisan inquiry into Russia and cyber activity.

World Faces Rising Risk Of Conflict: US Intel Report Admits "Era Of American Dominance Drawing To A Close"

"It will be much harder to cooperate internationally and govern in ways publics expect... It will be tempting [for US leaders] to impose order on this apparent chaos, but that ultimately would be too costly in the short run and would fail in the long run...For better or worse, the emerging global landscape is drawing to a close an era of American dominance following the Cold War."

U.S. Intelligence Agencies Have No Clothes

The significance of the above cannot be overstated. U.S. intelligence agencies, like so many other national institutions, have lost nearly all credibility in the eyes of the American public. The list is long, but includes economists, politicians, the mainstream media, central bankers, the financial system, and a lot more. The loss in credibility is well deserved and has nothing to do with Russia. Rather, it’s a function of a disastrous 21st century outcome for U.S. citizens both at home and abroad.

Is Israel, Not Russia, To Blame For Hillary's Election Loss?

"Before anyone hyperventilates, I am not saying Israel was responsible. Nor am I stating Russia was not responsible. I am simply going to present “evidence” in the same fashion as the intelligence report did regarding allegations, innuendo, and a smear campaign aimed at news agency RT."