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Russia is suspected of attacks against diplomats in Cuba. Will US strike back?
2018-09-12
[Stars&Stripes]
First, does anybody have a feel if Russia did this or is it just another shout of "Squirrel!"?
An NBC report quoting unidentified U.S. officials said federal agencies investigating the incidents have intercepted intelligence communications that point to Russian responsibility for the attacks, although the evidence is not conclusive enough to formally accuse Moscow.

But if a Russian role is confirmed, “that would be unprecedented. That’s never happened,” said Frank Mora, who served as deputy secretary of defense for Latin America and now heads the Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center at Florida International University.

“Russia has meddled in the U.S. elections and has been behind the attacks on former Russian spies in England, but to provoke serious injuries to U.S. officials, that is much more complicated and the United States has to react in some way,” he added.

The NBC report said the U.S. military is working to replicate the weapon or weapons used to injure 26 employees of the State Department, the CIA and other federal agencies as well as relatives who were based in Havana. The victims suffered symptoms such as loss of hearing, cognitive problems and some experienced brain damage.

A team of doctors that investigated the incidents at the request of the U.S. government has said it’s possible the attackers used a “neuro-weapon” of directed energy that could damage the brain by causing a “cavitation” effect with ultrasonic, electromagnetic or microwaves. The U.S. Air Force research program on directed energy is participating in the investigation.
Posted by:3dc

#3  Nobody wants to talk about China.

If a million monkeys can write Shakespeare,
what can 2 billion Chinese do?

I'm thinking they don't need quantum.
Just give each of them a bit.
Posted by: Skidmark   2018-09-12 15:05  

#2  Now, now. Nobody wants to talk about China.
Posted by: Abu Uluque   2018-09-12 13:18  

#1  considering another attack on US citizen in China, might wanna look there.
Posted by: Mercutio   2018-09-12 08:42  

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