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Published On: Wed, Dec 12th, 2012

Ron Paul warns of an expansion of covert warfare outside the knowledge of Congress or the American people

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Despite shrinking budgets and a debt crisis, the Washington Post reported Dec. 2 that Obama administration will be ramping up the numbers of Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) agents (spies) overseas.

The administration’s plan is to increase the numbers from a few hundred to 1,600 globally.

Will this make American’s safer? What kind of shenanigans will they be involved in?

Texas Republican Congressman Ron Paul says “The move signals a major change in how the administration intends to conduct military and paramilitary operations overseas. Unfortunately it is not a shift toward peace, but rather to an even more deadly and disturbing phase in the “war on terror”, according to a Texas Straight Talk Dec. 10.

Paul says the increase  in DIA overseas will not only result in more attacks overseas, but even more covert activities will likely occur without any Congressional knowledge or oversight since they are under the Pentagon.

Because of this, the expanded DIA overseas will be worse than the CIA.

He says part of the activity of the DIA will include developing targeting data for the president’s expanding drone warfare program.

The Washington Post report noted, the DIA has long played a major role in assessing and identifying targets for the U.S. military, which in recent years has assembled a constellation of drone bases stretching from Afghanistan to East Africa.

Paul says,

Already the president has demonstrated his preference for ever more drone attacks overseas. In Pakistan, for example, President Obama has in his first four years authorized six times more drone strikes than under all eight years of the Bush Administration. Nearly three thousand individuals have been killed by these drones, many of those non-combatants.
 
President Obama said recently of Israel’s strikes against the Palestinians in Gaza, “No country on Earth would tolerate missiles raining down on its citizens from outside its borders.” This announcement by the administration amounts to precisely that: the US intends to rain down ever more missiles on citizens overseas. I believe what the president says about Israel is true everywhere, so what about those overseas who live in fear of our raining missiles? How will they feel about the United States? Is it not possible that we may be inviting more blowback by expanding the covert war overseas? Does that make us safer?

Listen to Ron Paul’s analysis here

What is the mission of the DIA?

DIA is first in all-source defense intelligence to prevent strategic surprise and deliver a decision advantage to warfighters, defense planners, and policymakers. We deploy globally alongside warfighters and interagency partners to defend America’s national security interests.

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  2. nevadasmith says:

    In full agreement with Ron Paul that a Coup has taken place.
    To be absolutely real, several coup’s have already taken place leaving this Country a facade of it’s former self. Somehow, someway “Free Men” must retake this country from the “shill”: Democrats, Republicans, Liberals, and yes, Conservatives; Who only serve as “Mercs” for the plutocratic “inverted Totalitarians”.

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