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    ...(yes I read links):

    "It was a natural choice: The chief architect of Booz Allen’s cyberstrategy is Mike McConnell, who once led the N.S.A. and pushed the United States into a new era of big data espionage. It was Mr. McConnell who won the blessing of the American intelligence agencies to bolster the Persian Gulf sheikdom, which helps track the Iranians.

    “They are teaching everything,” one Arab official familiar with the effort said. “Data mining, Web surveillance, all sorts of digital intelligence collection.”

    So let me get this straight. If you're a current employee of the NSA and you divulge cryptic-top secret data, you are committing treason and espionage. But, if you're a former Director trusted with our nation's most sensitive components of it's vital security interests("war on terror"), you get a "get out of jail free" card, if the UAE hires you as a "civilian consultant". Just marvelous! And we all know the UAE is going to keep all of our state secrets safe and sound and snug as a bug in a rug! Right, and I'll bet the farm he's doing it because he loves America more than his own portfolio.

    "I wish to have no connection with any ship that does not sail fast, for I intend to go in harm's way." John Paul Jones

    by ImpeachKingBushII on Sat Jun 22, 2013 at 02:22:44 PM PDT

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