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Monday, May 10, 2021

U.S. officials suspect that a notorious Russian spy agency may be behind alleged attacks that are causing mysterious health issues among U.S. government personnel across the world, according to three current and former officials with direct knowledge of the discussions.



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Time to deploy the same type of weapons on Russian personnel.

#1 | Posted by FedUpWithPols at 2021-05-11 08:14 AM | Reply

Aim them at Mar A Lago. Then we'll see how enamored the former guy is of Putin.

#2 | Posted by AMERICANUNITY at 2021-05-11 09:06 AM | Reply

There is a big question for me - what is the purpose?

#3 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2021-05-11 09:56 AM | Reply

Proof of concept.

#4 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-05-11 12:17 PM | Reply

#4 | Posted by LegallyYourDead

I doubt that. They have plenty of Russians to try it out on. I don't think it is a weapon and more likely some for of data collection device. They have to be gaining some intelligence. Is it only US personnel too?

Either that or it is an act of war. They for instance could be seeking to disable key people valuable to specific functions/agencies.

#5 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2021-05-11 02:08 PM | Reply

It's one thing to drop your own citizens, another to actually be in the country and find out there are no Faraday cages around the CIA offices.

#6 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-05-11 05:58 PM | Reply

@#4 ... Proof of concept. ...

I think the concept had been proven before these recent attacks.

My guess of the "why" is more along the lines of, ~let's see how they react to this small initial onslaught..."

Now, (let's say) the Russians are watching how we react, what defenses we may deploy.

I'd say this is beyond proof of concept, that it is in an early attack phase.

If there were a "proof of concept" phase, I'd say it was back when US diplomats in Cuba were attacked.

Think about an end-aim... scrambled the brains of US leaders, and attack the critical infrastructure of the US.

Are we going through a trial run?

#7 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-05-11 08:17 PM | Reply

There is a big question for me - what is the purpose?

Target someone creating trouble for you. They develop a health issue and have to return to the US for treatment. That's what happened in Cuba

#8 | Posted by johnny_hotsauce at 2021-05-11 11:16 PM | Reply

"There is a big question for me - what is the purpose?

Quite simple- It is a response to whatever we did to make them upset. Syria was a stupid situation to get into. We never learn and when we do it is too late and we quickly forget the lessons.

Plus, some capabilities need to be used a few times in order to be more effective as a future deterrent.

#9 | Posted by NerfHerder at 2021-05-12 12:13 AM | Reply

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