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🚀BuckleUp!🚀

📌Global threats multiply: similar to lead-up to World War I

Petraeus & McMaster: Russia & China

Napolitano: climate change, cyberattacks & gun violence.

Panetta: cyber threats

Monaco: deadly pandemic.

📌Trump is like a 20th-century fascist, says Sadiq Khan
🚀GetReady2🚀

The Most Powerful Arab Ruler Isn’t MbS, It’s MbZ

Active probes:

Operatives & go-betweens working for MbZ who sought to influence Trump

Trump campaign contacts w/ PsyGroup who has worked for MbZ

Rick Gates Sought Online Manipulation Plans From PsyGroup
🚀GetReady3🚀

Active probes:

UAE used cyberespionage techniques from former American operatives to spy on American citizens.
#ProjectRaven

SCO also questioned Rashid al-Malik, an UAE real-estate developer who is close to MbZ & to his brother — the head of UAE intelligence.
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Project Raven, a clandestine team that included more than a dozen former US intelligence operatives recruited to help the United Arab Emirates engage in surveillance of other governments, militants & human rights activists critical of the monarchy. reuters.com/article/us-usa…
a group of ex-NSA employees to work in UAE in support of UAE signals intel service, under the name of #ProjectRaven. Later, the Project Raven team was transferred in some fashion from Cyber Point contract to a contract with UAE-based firm #DarkMatter. lawfareblog.com/project-raven-…
[2015] So why is Cyberpoint listed as a “partner” to Hacking Team, the Italian company under fire for selling spyware used by repressive regimes across the world? theintercept.com/2015/07/07/bal…
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A New Age of Warfare: How Internet Mercenaries Do Battle for Authoritarian Governments nytimes.com/2019/03/21/us/…
NSO Group, Mr. al-Qahtani spoke of grand plans to use its surveillance tools throughout the Middle East and Europe, like Turkey and Qatar or France and Britain.
nytimes.com/2019/03/21/us/…
Today even the smallest countries can buy digital espionage services, enabling them to conduct sophisticated operations like electronic eavesdropping or influence campaigns that were once the preserve of major powers like the United States and Russia.
nytimes.com/2019/03/21/us/…
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2016: Andrés Sepúlveda rigged elections throughout L Am for almost a decade.

His boss: Juan José Rendón, a Miami-based pol consult’t aka the Karl Rove of Latin Am.

2015: Colombian media reported that Rendón worked for Trump’s prez campaign—both denied.🤔 bloomberg.com/features/2016-…
Sepúlveda wrote a software program, called Social Media Predator, to manage & direct a virtual army of fake Twitter accts.

The software let him quickly change names, profile pictures, & bios to fit any need.

bloomberg.com/features/2016-…
📌Sepúlveda found he could manipulate the public debate as easily as moving pieces on a chessboard.

cc @WizardEightThem interesting 2016 article.
bloomberg.com/features/2016-…
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The booming tech-driven private intelligence industry continues to be unmasked as former spooks have become mercenaries for foreign regimes doing black ops on innocents. #ProjectRaven reuters.com/investigates/s…
Mueller-probed Zamel had a Cyber-Mercenaries project that simulated the election interference of 2016 in 2015 with Wikistrat and Psy Group. thedailybeast.com/mueller-witnes…
The Trinidad Tapes revealed in #TheGreatHack at #Sundance expose CA/SCL as a diabolical voter suppression, election rigging, data harvesting PSYOPs shop. (CA also partnered with Psy Group per wsj.com/articles/israe…)
opendemocracy.net/brexitinc/paul…
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