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1) @realDonaldTrump @WhiteHouse @POTUS
#QAnon drop No. 2844...
@JuliansRum #Tweet

You need appropriate clearances & scheduling 2enter a SCIF. Security protocols are relevant to information status level. Those not holding clearance level needs must be
2) under continuous oversight. What happens in a #SCIF should remain there. One must be nominated by letter, specific adjudicative guidelines are followed in vetting. A SCIF#NondisclosureAgreement needs to be signed & undergo a security indoctrination process. So, the end all is
3) that paper trails exist, not regarding the content within the #SFIC, but related to all that comes & goes. As to the 29th Jan meet, what we're looking at here
"[not for anons]", is the timeframe when the release of the #R #FISAMemo was at issue. You know the #HouseIntelComm
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Heavy traffic! This map shows routes of #Dutch, #English and #Swedish East India companies, based on the amazing #CLIWOC dataset (thanks @stvno!). The data is based on naval logbook records; here I only show data pre-1800. #twttterstorians #AsianTwitter #maritimehistory #VOC
You can download the data here: or here:…
I'll soon tweet some more maps using this dataset, they allow (among others) linkage with the VOC crews dataset.
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Today is the Jayanti of V.O.Chidambaram Pillai, freedom fighter, who started India's first ever shipping service. While we celebrate today in honor of Dr.S.Radhakrishnan, not many know about VOC Pillai, except in TN. A truly selfless patriot, who gave his all.
Also called as Kapalottiya Tamizhan( The Tamil Helsman), one of the foremost freedom fighters of Tamil Nadu, V.O.Chidambaram Pillai, was also a sucessful entrepreneur, who challenged the British monopoly in shipping sector, and paid a rather heavy price for it too.
VOC Pillai, was born in Ottapidaram, a small town in Thoothukodi district of TN, the legendary Veera Pandya Kattabomman's fort too is located nearby just 3 km away at Panchalankurichi. His parents were Olaganerohathan Pillai and Paramayee Annal.
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