State Department Confirms Authenticity Of Intercepted Ukraine Phone Call: Accuses Russia Of Dirty Tricks

Tyler Durden's picture




 

If there was any doubt whether the intercepted "Fuck the EU" phone call between Assistant Secretary of State Nuland and the US Ambassador to the Ukraine Pyatt was authentic, it can now be laid to rest: in an earlier response to questions from reporters, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki did not dispute authenticity of recording and essentially confirmed it was real "I didn’t say it was inauthentic."

However, in the tried and true fashion of assigning blame elsewhere, the world learned that it was really all Russia's fault and the released intercept was a "new low of Russian tradecraft." Psaki added that there are moments "in every diplomatic relationship" when you disagree, Psaki says. But the absolute punchline: "It’s concerning that private conversation was recorded."

Perhaps maybe the NSA can opine on the concernability of a private conversation being recorded.

Then again in a world in which only the NSA is allowed to record every single private conversation, one can easily see why the State Dept thought it was safe to discuss its state subordination strategy over what appears to have been an unencrypted landline. At least the CIA used to communicate by encrypted redlines.

Finally, while Russian "tradecraft" may have hit a new low, so did US reputation and standing abroad, however offset by the humiliation and embarrassment of US foreign policymakers which has never been higher.

0
Your rating: None
 

- advertisements -

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.
Thu, 02/06/2014 - 19:46 | 4409742 cynicalskeptic
cynicalskeptic's picture

e.g. It's OK if the U.S. does something.  It's NOT OK if Russia or someone else does the same thing.

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 19:49 | 4409754 InjectTheVenom
InjectTheVenom's picture

This shit is gettin' good !!

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 20:00 | 4409802 gmrpeabody
gmrpeabody's picture

A little popcorn, please...,

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 20:03 | 4409813 layman_please
layman_please's picture

where's bieber when you need him?

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 20:16 | 4409861 strannick
strannick's picture

"The F**cking Russians made me do it" -Vicky Nuland

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 20:24 | 4409909 sixsigma cygnus...
sixsigma cygnusatratus's picture

Is it just my imagination or does Putin seem to be running circles around our finger-pointer in Chief?

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 20:35 | 4409955 zaphod
zaphod's picture

Look, I hate Obumers policies as much as the next guy, but I fail to see how someone saying Fuck the EU in a private phone call is a big deal.

I say Fuck the EU from time to time because Europeans are a bunch of socialists and keep giving the left in the US ideas. So I do support our foreign service agents taking a skeptical view on the EU, it shows that at least some people in government have somewhat of a clue.

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 20:40 | 4409965 Againstthelie
Againstthelie's picture

Can you spell IDIOT?

 

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 20:43 | 4409977 ShrNfr
ShrNfr's picture

O-b-a-m-a Also S-h-e-e-p-l-e that voted for him.

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 20:55 | 4410020 TruthInSunshine
TruthInSunshine's picture

Oh SNAP!!

Cult_of_Reason just got FACED!!!

There are billions of people who just came to the very basic realization that the NSA isn't the only intelligence agency with intercept powers in town.

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 21:27 | 4410139 knukles
knukles's picture

 

 

(ring ring, sound of phone in Oval office)

Reggie:  It's for you Barackie.  Some guy named Vlad.  Are you seeing someone named Vlad, Brarackiecrackie, huh?
Obie:  No, you stupid shit, it's Putin.  Gimme the Goddamned phone.  And go get some clothes on.
Obie:  Hello, Vlad, how are y... (Interrupted)
Vlad:  I just called you to tell you Fuck You
Obie:  Wait?  Vlad!  Why can't we all just get alon..  (interrupted)
Vlad:  Fuck You Obie.  Fuck you, fuck you, fuck you.  Making up shit ass (giggling) excuses for not coming to Sochi
Obie:  Look, Vlad, I tried my best to make it and we (interrupted)
Vlad:  Fuck you
Obie:  Vlad, we're not getting along like we shou...
Vlad:  Fuck you
Obie:  This isn't very diplomatic, Vlad and..
Vlad:  Fuck you, Obie.  You send me 10 gay athletes, I take Syria, natural gas transmission through the Middle East, Ukraine, Europe during the winter, Pakistan and India, as well as new arms and trade deals with the Saudis.  Fuck you.

  (laughing, sound of phone hanging up)

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 23:43 | 4410558 WillyGroper
WillyGroper's picture

I think you ALL got it wrong.

It was those mischevious muslims again.

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 01:57 | 4410790 Crash Overide
Crash Overide's picture

In Russia, phone listens to you...

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 03:16 | 4410857 SoundMoney45
SoundMoney45's picture

NSA, Chinese, Russians.  We know the NSA had the recording, and we think the Chinese and/or Russians might have had it.  

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 03:31 | 4410870 wintermute
wintermute's picture

Psaki always reminds me of X-files Scully.

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 16:49 | 4413054 NZ Watcher
NZ Watcher's picture

and her "cute" Brittany Spears voice - NOTTTTTTTTTTT

Hate these new age women - like fucking clowns !!!

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 10:20 | 4411469 11b40
11b40's picture

All I have to say about this is:  HaHaHaHaHaHa.

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dNxK_wslqo

 

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 20:53 | 4410021 Xibalba
Xibalba's picture

She's sweating bullets

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 21:01 | 4410042 Pegasus Muse
Pegasus Muse's picture

It's clear Hitlary left the indelible Clinton mark on the State Department. 

The fish rots from the head down.

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 21:30 | 4410150 Joseff Stalin
Joseff Stalin's picture

 The fish rots from the ass up.

http://www.etherzone.com/body.html

CLINTON BODY COUNT

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 22:29 | 4410364 Lost Word
Fri, 02/07/2014 - 04:42 | 4410908 Whalley World
Whalley World's picture

Bro, balls the size of Bentleys to post that link, you could be next....

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 01:39 | 4410771 CheapBastard
CheapBastard's picture

No doubt about who wears the pants in the Pyatt house.

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 21:11 | 4410100 RaceToTheBottom
RaceToTheBottom's picture

My money is on her for carrying the Olympic flame the final leg for the Russians!!!!

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 20:42 | 4409970 ShrNfr
ShrNfr's picture

Ah, but you do that in the capacity of a private citizen. Imagine Obama getting caught on an open mike saying "Fuck the Republican Party, I'm going to tell Reid to ..." I am sure that he says something like that in private. Getting caught at it would be a major faux pas.

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 20:55 | 4410026 object_orient
object_orient's picture

You missed the point like a real pro. Go watch DWTS reruns please.

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 21:03 | 4410064 piceridu
piceridu's picture

@zaphod, slap yourself and wake the fuck up

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 00:01 | 4410596 Loose Caboose
Loose Caboose's picture

No, no, no, no ....... I get to slap him.  The rest of you ..... stand in line.

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 20:42 | 4409971 Occident Mortal
Occident Mortal's picture

2014, the year of de-Americanization of the world.

Moscows secret society and Beijings neopolitiks have abandoned communism and are seizing world power via sophisticated financial warfare. They have been at it since before the Russian default (which merely wiped their slate clean).

They now have all the bonds and the gold and the land and the people.

China is already the biggest economy in the world, the Yuan peg merely hides this fact.

We in the West are living an extremely precarious existence.

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 20:56 | 4410034 john39
john39's picture

hardly a nation vs nation issue.  rather, a global problem of a conspiracy to take over all governments from the inside.  Using the power of the printing press to buy up all media and the politicians.  If anything, Beinjing and Russia are opposing the NWO psychopaths.

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 21:53 | 4410229 Joseff Stalin
Joseff Stalin's picture

 

"...and Russia are opposing the NWO psychopaths....":


 

 

About 42,500 results

  1.   30:46http://s.ytimg.com/yts/imgbin/www-hitchhiker-vfl3_86OG.webp); vertical-align: middle; height: 13px; background-position: -105px -488px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat;" src="http://s.ytimg.com/yts/img/pixel-vfl3z5WfW.gif" alt="Watch Later" /> Putin's speech exposes the NWO Putin's speech on 10 February 2007 at 43rd Munich Security Conference.exposes the NWO.
  2.   5:29http://s.ytimg.com/yts/imgbin/www-hitchhiker-vfl3_86OG.webp); vertical-align: middle; height: 13px; background-position: -105px -488px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat;" src="http://s.ytimg.com/yts/img/pixel-vfl3z5WfW.gif" alt="Watch Later" /> How Putin Will Change The World http://www.realjewnews.com/ http://brothernathanaelfoundation.org/http://brovids.com/
    • HD
  3.   10:52http://s.ytimg.com/yts/imgbin/www-hitchhiker-vfl3_86OG.webp); vertical-align: middle; height: 13px; background-position: -105px -488px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat;" src="http://s.ytimg.com/yts/img/pixel-vfl3z5WfW.gif" alt="Watch Later" /> Putin über NWO (Neue Weltordnung), Globalisierung, US-Imperialismus
    • by StKail
    • 4 months ago
    • 2,204 views
    • HD
  4.   9:54http://s.ytimg.com/yts/imgbin/www-hitchhiker-vfl3_86OG.webp); vertical-align: middle; height: 13px; background-position: -105px -488px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat;" src="http://s.ytimg.com/yts/img/pixel-vfl3z5WfW.gif" alt="Watch Later" /> VLADIMIR PUTIN exposes the NWO - part 1 VLADIMIR PUTIN exposes the NWO - part 1.
  5.   2:06http://s.ytimg.com/yts/imgbin/www-hitchhiker-vfl3_86OG.webp); vertical-align: middle; height: 13px; background-position: -105px -488px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat;" src="http://s.ytimg.com/yts/img/pixel-vfl3z5WfW.gif" alt="Watch Later" /> Vladimir Putin Takes Stand Against New World Order
  6.   13:09http://s.ytimg.com/yts/imgbin/www-hitchhiker-vfl3_86OG.webp); vertical-align: middle; height: 13px; background-position: -105px -488px; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat;" src="http://s.ytimg.com/yts/img/pixel-vfl3z5WfW.gif" alt="Watch Later" /> The NWO Setup for WWWIII, w' Putin playing his role The NWO Setup for WWWIII, w' Putin playing his role When western leader make extreme blunders, it becomes obvious that there ...
    • HD

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 22:32 | 4410374 Proofreder
Proofreder's picture

Aaaaah Dude !

Check your HTML

Idiot fail.

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 02:15 | 4410809 HardAssets
HardAssets's picture

Russia opposing ?  Perhaps.  China ?  Maybe . . . and maybe they are part of it and have made a deal.

I wouldnt be too anxious to pin angel wings on any of these psychopaths, however.

They're all basically predators and parasites on the rest of humanity.

 

 

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 06:01 | 4410942 Johnny Cocknballs
Johnny Cocknballs's picture

You're right.  And it's all hidden in plain site.

Nuland says fuvk the EU to our very curious ambassador to Ukraine, meaning its not about the EU, but about people like herself and her husband having power.

 

The two opp leaders she mentions are like her.

 

And guess who is running ukraine's central bank and largest private bank.

 

And people are just absolutely brainwashed... they can't see what should be obvious.

 

It's heartbreaking.

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 20:01 | 4409803 dtwn
dtwn's picture

I'd Pasaki all over her face!

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 20:35 | 4409958 Wait What
Wait What's picture

skeet! skeet! skeet! skeet!

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 21:53 | 4410227 Ness.
Ness.'s picture

I love redheads, don't know why, I just do.  But that woman is a fucking lying cunt and she disgraces all the beautiful red headed women around the globe.

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 00:34 | 4410642 Lore
Lore's picture

Look at the roots. She ain't no redhead. It's a stale dye job. She could benefit from color and wardrobe and makeup advice. Nice features, though. But the brazen duplicity tells the rest of the story: a natural born liar. Men of conscience are hors d'oeuvres.

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 00:25 | 4410652 Meat Hammer
Meat Hammer's picture

She's a prime candidate for an ATM.

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 12:21 | 4411866 rwe2late
rwe2late's picture

Nuland is married to  Robert Kagan, with whom she has two children.

Her HUSBAND: Robert Kagan is co-founder of the PROJECT for the New American Century...

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 16:55 | 4413063 NZ Watcher
NZ Watcher's picture

mine wouldn't even stand up for this thing (not a woman in my view)

Pretend voice on Britt Spears that sounds like a blunt chainsaw - fucking awful.

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 20:03 | 4409805 FL_Conservative
FL_Conservative's picture

If Russia won't produce the evidence, I'm sure that the NSA can.

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 20:17 | 4409873 Bunga Bunga
Bunga Bunga's picture

Maybe Putin and Obama should work that out in a Sochi double toilet.

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 20:31 | 4409945 blown income
blown income's picture

Would love to see Putin kick Obamas ass!!!

Fri, 02/07/2014 - 08:37 | 4411061 kralizec
kralizec's picture

A 7 year old girl can kick Obama's ass...and it would be more satisfying.

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 22:08 | 4410304 f16hoser
f16hoser's picture

Obama only uses the Womens toilet. It's a Trans-gender thing. He's been confused since childhood.

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 20:38 | 4409963 Jim in MN
Jim in MN's picture

Forced hag's false flags frag fags?

Is that close?

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 20:51 | 4410012 TheFourthStooge-ing
TheFourthStooge-ing's picture

She shills by the shoe store?

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 23:24 | 4410518 royal
royal's picture

LOL...yeah it is.

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 20:06 | 4409778 Millivanilli
Millivanilli's picture

A senior adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused the US of meddling in Ukraine, in breach of a 1994 agreement over non-intervention.

Sergei Glazyev said the US was spending $20m (£12.3m; 14.8m euros) a week on Ukrainian opposition groups, supplying "rebels" with arms among other things.

Accusing the US of ignoring the Memorandum on Security Assurances, he suggested Moscow could also intervene.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-26068994

HAHAHAHAH  

Proxy WAR!  And did Congress authorize arming rebels?

 

EAT SHIT,

VLAD

PS you play checkers like a retard.  In Russia a retard is a retard.

 

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!