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The Real Calculus Affair : The Seattle Windshield Pitting Epidemic (April 1954)

“It is very common for people to believe that they have contracted an illness when they hear a doctor describe a medical problem and the symptoms associated with that problem. I suspect that most people already had these pits all … Continue reading

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The CIA Book of Honor — Star 122 : Nathan Ross Chapman

“For as long as this Agency endures, we will never shy away from the risks that must be taken to protect America and to further freedom’s cause. Today, we pay tribute to our heroes who accepted those risks and placed … Continue reading

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Deadly Floods in Belgium & Germany — A Monumental Intelligence Failure? [UPDATE : Two German officials under investigation for negligent homicide]

“The fact that people didn’t evacuate or get the warnings suggests that something is going wrong. If you’ve got some information about what risk you’re at and you can understand it, you can take action to protect yourself. These floods … Continue reading

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Sport Intelligence — Tokyo Olympics Women’s Heptathlon

“A sports intelligent athlete has the ability to search and detect relevant cues, identify patterns of play and behaviours, use short- and long-term memory and recall, make effective decisions and possess a baseline level of knowledge about sport specific tasks.” … Continue reading

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POTUS : “I will never politicize Intelligence.”

“You have my full confidence. I know there’s no such thing as 100% certainty in the intelligence world. Occasionally that happens. Rarely, rarely, rarely.” U.S. President Joe Biden (July 27 2021) July 30 2021 — On Tuesday, President Biden made … Continue reading

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Deadly Floods in Belgium — A Monumental Intelligence Failure? [UPDATE : Belgium opens manslaughter investigation]

“The fact that people didn’t evacuate or get the warnings suggests that something is going wrong. If you’ve got some information about what risk you’re at and you can understand it, you can take action to protect yourself. These floods … Continue reading

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Deadly Floods in Belgium — A Monumental Intelligence Failure? [UPDATE : How do you define Terrorism?]

“The fact that people didn’t evacuate or get the warnings suggests that something is going wrong. If you’ve got some information about what risk you’re at and you can understand it, you can take action to protect yourself. These floods … Continue reading

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Deadly Floods in Belgium — A Monumental Intelligence Failure?

“The fact that people didn’t evacuate or get the warnings suggests that something is going wrong. If you’ve got some information about what risk you’re at and you can understand it, you can take action to protect yourself. These floods … Continue reading

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25 Years Ago — Remembering the crash of TWA 800 (July 17 1996)

“The FBI didn’t want to hear about anything but a missile or a bomb, because otherwise there was no FBI case. Their conduct was disturbing from the very beginning.” Chuck Grassley — Chairman of the Judiciary subcommittee on administrative oversight –Washington … Continue reading

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Natural Disasters — Just a poem : Darkness by Lord Byron [Deadly flooding in Europe]

“Climate change will increasingly exacerbate risks to human and national security and force states to make hard choices and tradeoffs. The burdens will be unevenly distributed, heightening competition, contributing to instability, straining military readiness, and encouraging political movements.” National Intelligence … Continue reading

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