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While Obama Golfs, Vladimir Spies on America
frontpagemag.com/the-point/ ^ | Oct 8th, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield

Posted on 10/08/2012 8:17:32 AM PDT by expat1000

So much for the Reset Button. Clearly some Russian agents were taking premature advantage of Obama’s flexibility.

An indictment was unsealed today in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York charging 11 members of a Russian military procurement network operating in the United States and Russia, as well as a Texas-based export company and a Russia-based procurement firm, with illegally exporting high-tech microelectronics from the United States to Russian military and intelligence agencies.

The microelectronics allegedly exported to Russia are subject to strict government controls due to their potential use in a wide range of military systems, including radar and surveillance systems, weapons guidance systems, and detonation triggers.

Some of this technology was going directly to the Russian military, including into advanced submarines so that the United States was directly equipping the subs that it might one day have to fight.

Some of it was going to the FSB, the successor to the KGB, for use in eavesdropping and espionage equipment.

The FBI recovered a letter sent by a specialized electronics laboratory of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), Russia’s primary domestic intelligence agency, to an Apex affiliate regarding certain microchips obtained for the FSB by Arc. The letter stated that the microchips were faulty and demanded that the defendants supply replacement parts.

The quote from Lenin about the capitalists selling us the rope with which we will hang them comes to mind. This was espionage aimed at retrieving parts to be used in espionage.

“The receipt of U.S.-made, cutting-edge microelectronics has advanced Russia’s military technological capabilities. NCIS and the Department of the Navy have worked closely with the FBI, the Department of Justice, and the Department of Commerce in this investigation due to the potential for significant enhancement of Russian naval weapons systems that would result from the illegal acquisition of these export-controlled technologies,” said Special Agent in Charge Timothy W. Reeves, NCIS Central Field Office.

This network began operating around the time Obama won the election. And here’s the irony.

Posobilov was arrested at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston on his way to Singapore and Moscow.



TOPICS: Government; Military/Veterans; Politics
KEYWORDS: fsb; kgb; putinspying; russiaspying

1 posted on 10/08/2012 8:17:36 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: expat1000

"....for another 150 million we expect much more than you have given so far comrade"

2 posted on 10/08/2012 8:21:33 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle

Hey Obama. Look into Putin’s eyes and tell him how you killed Osama Bin Laden.


3 posted on 10/08/2012 8:24:54 AM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Doogle

Putin has the look of “How much longer must I sit next to and listen to this fool?”!


4 posted on 10/08/2012 8:33:53 AM PDT by Reily (l)
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To: Reily

Putin plays Chess, Obama plays tic-tack-toe.


5 posted on 10/08/2012 8:39:22 AM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: expat1000

they can’t help it. thats what they do.


6 posted on 10/08/2012 8:42:04 AM PDT by RitchieAprile (The 'great orator' Joe Biden? *That* Joe Biden??)
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To: expat1000

And some on FR swear up-and-down that Russia is our “friend”.

The USA should not consider any other nation to be our ‘friend’.


7 posted on 10/08/2012 8:50:21 AM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Learn three chords and you, too, can be a Rock Star!)
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To: RitchieAprile

It’s what we do too. Don’t fool yourself.


8 posted on 10/08/2012 8:57:46 AM PDT by Henry Hnyellar
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To: massgopguy

>>Hey Obama. Look into Putin’s eyes and tell him how you killed Osama Bin Laden.

I would love to see that!!


9 posted on 10/08/2012 9:01:24 AM PDT by expat1000
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

with himself and can’t remember the rules!


10 posted on 10/08/2012 9:19:28 AM PDT by Reily (l)
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To: Henry Hnyellar

Wonder how much Russian and Chinese money is going to Obama’s reelection coffers via small denomination contributions, without security codes, bundled in Singapore.


11 posted on 10/08/2012 9:47:29 AM PDT by binreadin
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To: spel_grammer_an_punct_polise
And some on FR swear up-and-down that Russia is our “friend” Who are you referring to noob? Please cite examples.
12 posted on 10/08/2012 11:21:39 AM PDT by DFG ("Dumb, Dependent, and Democrat is no way to go through life" - Louie Gohmert (R-TX))
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To: DFG

noob? If you only would know/knew. :-)

I’m not going to go back and research from years ago. There were high praises for Putin, ( reminder: so-called Ex-KGB - always KGB ), because he was the ‘first to express his condolences after 9/11’.

There were high praises for the ‘victims’ of the Kursk explosion and that ex-submariners here felt a “camaraderie” with the ‘victims’. I’m an ex-submariner and did not feel that “camaraderie” because I saw them as the enemy which they are/were.


13 posted on 10/08/2012 11:51:46 AM PDT by spel_grammer_an_punct_polise (Learn three chords and you, too, can be a Rock Star!)
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