Sunday Essay: Loose Twits Sink Ships 04-16-23
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TAKING THE INTELLIGENCE OUT OF MILITARY INTELLIGENCE.
by Michael P. Ramirez, April 16, 2023
The Biden administration has taken the intelligence out of military intelligence.
On Friday, the FBI arrested 21-year-old Air National Guardsman, Jack Teixeira for leaking classified documents. According to the charging document, the first of these was leaked to a social media site that was revealed to be a closed Discord server in December of 2022.
In February, 107 images were shared, followed by more documents posted in March and the subsequent distribution of the material on other servers. ABC News reviewed 38 images at the beginning of March. The New York Times confirmed the existence of classified material on April 6th.
According to the charging documents, the FBI finally interviewed a member of the online platform on April 10th.
Two days later, the Washington Post published an interview with a friend of the leaker, stating it had reviewed 300 documents. According to a CNN story, the friend indicated that these were a “near-verbatim transcription of classified documents that OG (Teixeira) indicated he had brought home from his job on a ‘military base.’” Because of fear of being caught at work transcribing the documents, the accused leaker then took them home and photographed them.
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