Richard Clarke: Russia Invaded Our Country, And Won … And They Are Not Done



By Sarah K. Burris
The Raw Story (6/30/17)

Richard Clarke is the former National Coordinator for Security, Infrastructure Protection and Counter-terrorism for the United States, so when he warns of President Donald Trump’s ignorance, he’s not kidding around.

In his new book, Warnings: Finding Cassandras to Stop Catastrophes, he talks about Cassandra of Greek Mythology, who was blessed by the gods to see the future but cursed that no one would believe her.

The first thing Maher asked him about was the election of 2018 and 2020. “They’ll be back,” Clarke warned. “The Russians will be back… What should have happened after the last election is that the U.S. government should have instituted very comprehensive programs to make sure the Russians could never get involved in our democracy again. And we’ve done nothing. Nothing at all.”

He cited former FBI Director James Comey, who sounded the alarm during his hearing, saying, “they will be back.”

The most important thing he said that gets very little attention is that the Russians had tens of thousands of fake social media accounts that were used to sway opinion based on an online mob mentality.

“They were microtargeting individual voters in swing districts shaping their opinions — its psychological warfare on a grand scale. They conducted the largest psychological warfare campaign in history and they won,” Clarke said. …

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NOTE: As of the time of this posting the video link on the Raw Story article to the Richard Clarke interview was not active. You can see a 7-minute portion of the interview HERE.

The other thing to note, Clarke was an outspoken, vocal critic of the bungled official 9/11 “investigation” and a real-time critic of the Cheney/Bush war on Iraq. His concerns on those past issues were proven right and he should be listened to carefully now. The link above provides good background on Clarke’s career as well as another link HERE. Both show that Richard Clarke is a credible source.


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“I welcome any opportunity to share my insights. I myself launched an inquiry into interference in the elections and into hacking in the elections in the form of a recount, which is still seeking, actually, through the court of law and through followup litigation, to get our hands on the machines and the software.”

“Because what we do know is there was a whole lot of hacking going on. and a whole lot more has surfaced since the election,” she continued. “So, you know, it’s important not to lose the forest through the trees here. There are real concerns about cybersecurity and there are real concerns about the security of our elections. So these fortunately are solvable problems and, in terms of cybersecurity, no less than the president of Microsoft, Brad Smith, has been calling for months for a Geneva summit on cybersecurity. Because right now it’s a wild west out there.”

Link to 7+-Minute Video