By 2021, US Navy destroyers will be armed with new ship-fired lasers able to sense and incinerate enemy drones, low-flying aircraft and small boat attacks — at the speed of light. [Unspoken is the obvious application for use against crowds of dissidents and politically incorrect leaders in their homes.]
Rappoport shows that Google, Facebook, and YouTube are deeply influenced by government intelligence agencies. Facebook received $13-million in 2004 from Accel Partners, which is indirectly funded by the CIA and DARPA, a research division of the US military. Google works closely with the military-industrial complex.
For many years, it has been rumored that CIA operatives have been placed into sensitive positions in what normally is considered the private sector – particularly the media, education, and law enforcement. A record-setting number of ex-CIA operatives are openly seeking Democratic nominations for Congress in the 2018 midterm elections. The potential influx of military-intelligence personnel openly moving into legislatures has no precedent in US political history.
The Syrian Army discovered warehouses filled with US military equipment left behind by ISIS militants who recently retreated. A Leaked memo from the Pentagon to the State Department acknowledged that “The West, Gulf countries, and Turkey support [this] opposition” which referred to the Muslim Brotherhood and al-Qaeda.