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Obama orders US to draw up overseas target list for cyber-attacks
Guardian ^ | 6/7 | Greenwald

Posted on 06/07/2013 3:43:44 PM PDT by RummyChick

Barack Obama has ordered his senior national security and intelligence officials to draw up a list of potential overseas targets for US cyber-attacks, a top secret presidential directive obtained by the Guardian reveals.

The 18-page Presidential Policy Directive 20, issued in October last year but never published, states that what it calls Offensive Cyber Effects Operations (OCEO) "can offer unique and unconventional capabilities to advance US national objectives around the world with little or no warning to the adversary or target and with potential effects ranging from subtle to severely damaging".

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KEYWORDS: cyberattacks; obama
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"Exclusive: Top-secret directive steps up offensive cyber capabilities to 'advance US objectives around the world'"

The Guardian is on fire

1 posted on 06/07/2013 3:43:44 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

Who is leaking Top Secret/NOFORN memos???
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/interactive/2013/jun/07/obama-cyber-directive-full-text

Is it the CIA?


2 posted on 06/07/2013 3:44:49 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

You know, everyone knew one of these kids when they were young.

This guy is a bleeder, not a leader.


3 posted on 06/07/2013 3:45:35 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama lied and four men died after he went to hide...)
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To: RummyChick

“Barack Obama has ordered his senior national security and intelligence officials “...

There are neither security or intelligent people in his admin to turn to...


4 posted on 06/07/2013 3:46:07 PM PDT by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: RummyChick

I’m okay with publishing the “Top Secret” information that Obama is violating the 4th Amendment, but not with publishing anything on target lists. Even admitting that we have such a list can harm our security. Guardian should have skipped this one.


5 posted on 06/07/2013 3:46:36 PM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: RummyChick

I’m wondering that, too. And WHY The Guardian?


6 posted on 06/07/2013 3:46:45 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Maybe it can’t be US papers because of Holder and his prosecuting under the Espionage Act???

Harder to get the info????????

I am kind of blown away at the hits that keep coming.

I keep thinking it is the CIA retribution for Obambi and Benghazi.


7 posted on 06/07/2013 3:48:34 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: DoughtyOne

He reminds more of the sissy who always followed a bully to laugh and cheer as someone else got pounded. No one could hit our Dear Leader at any age without being embarrassed - that’s like hitting a kindergartener when you are in high school.


8 posted on 06/07/2013 3:48:58 PM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: RummyChick

I would argue Obama leaked it. He is panicked and trying his best, pulling out the stops, to appear strong and actually doing something.

He will probably wag the dog if he actually knows how


9 posted on 06/07/2013 3:49:53 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....Lerner must be tried and executed..... crime against the Republic)
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To: RummyChick

But the Guardian is rabidly leftist and not know to like the US very much.


10 posted on 06/07/2013 3:50:33 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: Pollster1

I hear ya...


11 posted on 06/07/2013 3:51:47 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama lied and four men died after he went to hide...)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

“Known”


12 posted on 06/07/2013 3:51:51 PM PDT by RushIsMyTeddyBear (Great vid by ShorelineMike! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOZjJk6nbD4&feature=plcp)
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To: RummyChick

BINGO!!!!

CIA is seeking revenge for Benghazi and some patriots are actually trying to defend & save our Constitution.

Just keep the hits coming, CIA!!!!!


13 posted on 06/07/2013 3:51:53 PM PDT by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: RummyChick

Someone is PO’ED in the intel community or its a setup to forment discord amongst the populace. Can’t decide which it is...


14 posted on 06/07/2013 3:51:53 PM PDT by seeker41 (Take back your country before it is too late-STOP islamic expansion in the USA remove zero)
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To: bert

I look for the wagging the dog soon now. Possibly even with a false flag within CONUS. It will be used to justify the database and snooping within CONUS.


15 posted on 06/07/2013 3:52:03 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

“I’m wondering that, too. And WHY The Guardian?”

Because they cant trust the American media to publish this info especially if it makes Obama look bad.


16 posted on 06/07/2013 3:52:09 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: RummyChick

Targeting veterans of allies and overseas Christian groups?


17 posted on 06/07/2013 3:54:06 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: RummyChick

Targeting veterans of allies and overseas Christian groups?


18 posted on 06/07/2013 3:54:06 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: RummyChick

It certainly seems that Obama has ticked off someone who knows the dirty secrets-maybe not just one agency either.

My only question is what took so long? I am sure that what we know so far is just the tip of the iceberg.


19 posted on 06/07/2013 3:55:52 PM PDT by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: M Kehoe; Nachum; sickoflibs; MestaMachine

ping


20 posted on 06/07/2013 3:56:15 PM PDT by Perdogg (Sen Ted Cruz, Sen Mike Lee, and Sen Rand Paul are my adoptive Senators)
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To: RummyChick
This of course is a Congressionally-authorized act of war.

I'm sure Code Pink will get right on it.

21 posted on 06/07/2013 3:57:18 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (An economy is not a zero-sum game, but politics usually is.)
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To: greeneyes

If it isn’t Obama leaking this stuff then it has to be a Liberal who is might hacked off.

So

Clinton

or

CIA


22 posted on 06/07/2013 3:57:42 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick
draw up a list of potential overseas targets for US cyber-attacks,

Look out CanadaFreepress.com!

Yeah, I know, there's no ocean between us, but there is a bold dashed line.

23 posted on 06/07/2013 3:58:51 PM PDT by meadsjn
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To: RummyChick

24 posted on 06/07/2013 3:59:10 PM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: RummyChick
The directive also contemplates the possible use of cyber actions inside the US, though it specifies that no such domestic operations can be conducted without the prior order of the president, except in cases of emergency.

That's good I feel much better with a strong caveat.

25 posted on 06/07/2013 4:00:14 PM PDT by IrishPennant (Excuse me...Here's your nose. I found it in my business....agian!)
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To: IrishPennant
Michael Moore ‏@MMFlint 1h For the 3rd day in a row, another stunning expose by Glenn Greenwald. Revealed: How U.S. plans to cyber attack others http://mmflint.me/11xPEZI Retweeted 113 times
26 posted on 06/07/2013 4:01:06 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick; LucyT; thouworm; maggief; Myrddin; shibumi; Hardraade; Candor7; Absolutely Nobama; ...

Hint. Where is david petraeus right now?


27 posted on 06/07/2013 4:01:34 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: RummyChick
GregorydJohnsen ‏@gregorydjohnsen 3h So the cyber attack leak should make for an extra awkward meeting for President Obama with President Xi Jinping tonight
28 posted on 06/07/2013 4:01:48 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Obama through the leftist Guardian, then, is sabotaging U.S. operations and security.


29 posted on 06/07/2013 4:01:57 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: greeneyes; M Kehoe; RummyChick

My guess there is more.


30 posted on 06/07/2013 4:02:17 PM PDT by Perdogg (Sen Ted Cruz, Sen Mike Lee, and Sen Rand Paul are my adoptive Senators)
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To: RummyChick

Since the Chinese know everything we are doing due to their increasing cyber-hacks...the target list will be publish - you know...so Obama can learn about who made the list from the press...who needs traditional secure channels anymore...that’s so 80’s!


31 posted on 06/07/2013 4:03:31 PM PDT by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html - A real life experience book about the war in Iraq)
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To: MestaMachine

He is supposedly doing something for Bilderberg...

So uh......has the New World Order had enough of Obambi???


32 posted on 06/07/2013 4:05:36 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: MestaMachine

You think it is Petraeus? How would he have gotten a hold of the FISA brief?


33 posted on 06/07/2013 4:06:39 PM PDT by Perdogg (Sen Ted Cruz, Sen Mike Lee, and Sen Rand Paul are my adoptive Senators)
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To: MestaMachine
Hint. Where is david petraeus right now?

At the Bilderberg meeting.

34 posted on 06/07/2013 4:07:01 PM PDT by Excellence (9/11 was an act of faith.)
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To: Perdogg

Me too. LOTS more!


35 posted on 06/07/2013 4:07:08 PM PDT by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: Excellence

I put up a thread about Obama saying he would not be POTUS sometime in the next 3 1/2 years.

Dang, maybe that was a Freudian slip and he knows he is on his way out.


36 posted on 06/07/2013 4:09:22 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

I think we determined yesterday it was Reggie Love.


37 posted on 06/07/2013 4:09:50 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: Perdogg

This is going to make obama’s summit with the chicoms quite interesting.


38 posted on 06/07/2013 4:13:46 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: Perdogg

petraeus has low friends in VERY high places. He was billy’s boy since Haiti.


39 posted on 06/07/2013 4:14:08 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: RummyChick

Hmmm... Mossad? A very po’d CIA? Deliberate leaks to overwhelm/incapacitate the investigations?

We haven’t had this much to ponder around here since the Clinton Task List was posted.


40 posted on 06/07/2013 4:14:56 PM PDT by Nita Nupress
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To: lodi90

< This is going to make obama’s summit with the chicoms quite interesting. >

Actually, i would add the PRC to the list of leak suspects. It makes it very hard for obama to call them out for their cyberhacking with all his recent spying revelations exposed.


41 posted on 06/07/2013 4:20:37 PM PDT by Nita Nupress
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To: Tijeras_Slim; Lurker; hiredhand

Erkel Mugabe considers New Mexlarado -Texlahoma overseas targets....

Stay safe !


42 posted on 06/07/2013 4:23:00 PM PDT by Squantos ( Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet ...)
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To: Nita Nupress
Look Obambi...I can't refresh Drudge fast enough to find out the lastest scandal
43 posted on 06/07/2013 4:29:50 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: MestaMachine

We have a winner Ding Ding Ding Ding!


44 posted on 06/07/2013 4:33:10 PM PDT by Shady (The Truth will set us free....WE KNOW THE TRUTH!)
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To: DannyTN

It won’t be the first time Christian groups have been targeted by the US regime. Bosnia comes to mind.

The US sponsored “Arab Spring” seems to be racking up a pretty impressive body count of fresh Christian Martyrs in Egypt and Libya. Iraqi Christians are having a rough go of it as well, apparently.

Now we are arming the Syrian “Rebels” who have already demonstrated a strong penchant for slaughtering any Christian they can get their hands on.

Who won’t be on the secret list?
Saudi Arabia, China, Cuba for starts.
Who WILL be on the list?
I will be very amazed if Israel isn’t right at or very near the top.


45 posted on 06/07/2013 4:39:07 PM PDT by George Varnum (Liberty, like our Forefather's Flintlock Musket, must be kept clean, oiled, and READY!)
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To: RummyChick

LOL! Good one!


46 posted on 06/07/2013 4:42:45 PM PDT by Nita Nupress
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To: RummyChick

Actually, it’s good, because Obama was grandstanding about Chinese cyber attacks and it was very destabilizing. He’s going to get us in major war if this continues.


47 posted on 06/07/2013 4:46:23 PM PDT by sunrise_sunset
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To: RummyChick

These will be a new type of cyber attacks.

They will be executed by drones with hellfire missiles.


48 posted on 06/07/2013 4:54:39 PM PDT by CriticalJ (Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress.. But then I repeat myself. MT)
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To: RummyChick
Overseas targets are merely a smokescreen for domestic targets.

Obama's enemies live in America.

"Tea Party, Patriot, Constitution, etc."

49 posted on 06/07/2013 4:59:13 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: RummyChick

WTF? !!!!


50 posted on 06/07/2013 5:07:01 PM PDT by Robert357 (D.Rather "Hoist with his own petard!" www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1223916/posts)
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