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Are the US and Russia in a "cool war?"

Old 10-15-16, 11:19 AM
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Looks like the US is looking to hit back against Russia for the recent cyber hacks.

The US is reportedly considering a cyberattack to 'embarrass' Russia over alleged hacking

The US is considering a plan to retaliate against Russia for its role in alleged cyberattacks that have plagued the Democratic Party, NBC News reported Friday.

CIA officials say the Obama administration requested options for a "clandestine" cyberattack designed to "embarrass" the Kremlin, according to NBC News sources.

The move comes after the US formally accused Russia last week of executing cyberattacks to interfere with the US presidential election.

The hacks have largely targeted people and entities associated with the Democratic Party.

The fallout from a hack that exposed emails from Democratic National Committee members forced Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz to announce her resignation just before the party's convention in July. Nancy Pelosi, the House minority leader, has called the breaches "an electronic Watergate break-in" and a "sad course of events" for the party and the nation.

Information gleaned from those security breaches has been published by WikiLeaks and, at times, cited by Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee.
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Re: Are the US and Russia in a "cool war?"

Maybe they have a video of Putin trying to autofellate.
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CIA officials say the Obama administration requested options for a "clandestine" cyberattack designed to "embarrass" the Kremlin, according to NBC News sources.
Phase 1 of any successful clandestine operation is to immediately leak the details to the press.
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Re: Are the US and Russia in a "cool war?"

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Phase 1 of any successful clandestine operation is to immediately leak the details to the press.
Announcing it is more of a diplomatic thing. They want to embarass the Russians publicly.
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Wow, Putin's tiny. Never knew that.
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Yeah, he really is tiny.

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Re: Are the US and Russia in a "cool war?"

CIA officials say the Obama administration requested options for a "clandestine" cyberattack designed to "embarrass" the Kremlin, according to NBC News sources.
I don't know much about "cyber" but this doesn't sound very clandestine.
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Biden when asked if the public would know about it, said hope not. So how exactly would Russia be embarrassed then
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I don't know much about "cyber" but this doesn't sound very clandestine.
Unca Joe's hearing is getting shaky, and he thought Barry was telling him to announce "overt" operations. A little letter can make a big difference.

I'm glad that they want to threaten retaliation and ramp up the hostile atmosphere over Russia's leaking of fabricated emails. There's no way that they would engage in such risky business if the leaks were just revealing the truth about the inner workings of the DNC/Clinton machine, because no one would accuse Russia of trying to "influence the elections" simply for revealing the truth.

After all, the Obamas & Clintons are 100% behind "transparency." It's their opponents who are always four-square in the "secrecy" camp.

And no way that any other leaks might be trying to influence the election.

Washington Journal's morning call-in segment was devoted to Biden's pronouncement and U.S. threats (actually, promise) to engage in cyber attacks on Russian interests. Some interesting Russian tv ads were shown advising Russian citizens how to prepare for nuclear war were aired as a result of Biden's comments.

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Washington Journal's morning call-in segment was devoted to Biden's pronouncement and U.S. threats (actually, promise) to engage in cyber attacks on Russian interests. Some interesting Russian tv ads were shown advising Russian citizens how to prepare for nuclear war were aired as a result of Biden's comments.

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Yes because they want the people to believe that Obama is going to Nuke Russia and the only one that can save them is Putin. Russia is turning into North Korea
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Re: Are the US and Russia in a "cool war?"

Putin. A strong leader. We need someone like him!

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