Walks through a sunken dream: the CIA report on life on Mars

Take me to your leader oh OWSTTS! 
Is FISA retroactive in time and space?
This is no reverse targetting
Or some bad hombre marketing
Hmm … I am stargazed … wondering
While sincerely pondering
Do aliens have unalienable rights?
Across many suns … a million lights?

In 1984, the CIA sent a psychic back in time to talk to Martians. This is not code language. The CIA sent psychics back in time to talk to Martians because the CIA had time-traveling spacefaring psychics. Nothing else we could say would make more sense given what the CIA had and did.

Source: Walks through a sunken dream: the CIA report on life on Mars

Opponents of Closing Sec. 702’s Backdoor Search Loophole are Distorting How the Fix Works

With less than five months to go until Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) expires, we still do not have a clear path forward to a reauthorization that would also address the law’s substantial problems. 

Source: Opponents of Closing Sec. 702’s Backdoor Search Loophole are Distorting How the Fix Works

Don’t Expect Indictments Soon in Russia Probe: When Counterintelligence and Prosecutorial Interests Meet

Former top CIA official explains how counterintelligence and criminal probes can work at cross-purposes such that the guilty walk free.

Source: Don’t Expect Indictments Soon in Russia Probe: When Counterintelligence and Prosecutorial Interests Meet

Intel Report on Russia is as Close as it Comes to Absolute Certainty – The Cipher Brief

Gun-shy, physicists radical empiricists win! Notwithstanding past excuses which will be scrutinized — at this point — dismissing the conclusions is not just irresponsible, it is collusion and treason. It ain’t going away — hell burning hot or freeing over!

Nearly everyone now accepts that Russia attempted to interfere with the U.S. electoral process with the aim of harming Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. Even President Donald Trump has grudgingly admitted that Russia was behind the hacking of the Democratic National Committee.

Source: Intel Report on Russia is as Close as it Comes to Absolute Certainty – The Cipher Brief

A Candid Conversation with the White House’s Man on Cyber

The White House’s National Security team is expected to issue a report early this week outlining U.S. options for deterring adversaries in cyber space.  The report, called for as part of President Donald Trump’s Cyber Executive Order issued last May, is expected to offer a range of options from economic to military measures, to be used against those who choose the fifth domain from which to launch attacks against Americans.

Source: A Candid Conversation with the White House’s Man on Cyber