Hillary Clinton used unsafe server to relay spy satellite data on North Korea.

Marvelous: “One of the most serious potential breaches of national security identified so far by the intelligence community inside Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private emails involves the relaying of classified information concerning the movement of North Korean nuclear assets, which was obtained from spy satellites.”  Admittedly, the Chinese probably already knew about the aforementioned movement of those nuclear assets, given that North Korea is their particular little embarrassment/headache. But now the Chinese know what we know about North Korean nuclear asset movements; worse, they have a somewhat better idea of what we don’t know about North Korean nuclear asset movements. Lucky break that we’re not currently fighting a proxy war with the ChiComs, huh? – Which is something that we’ve done twice, within living memory.

I mean, can we not pretend, here? This was an epic screw-up by the former Secretary of State. It is the kind of screw-up that the GOP can and will viciously and cheerfully exploit in the general election, should Hillary Clinton be the nominee. And before you ask ‘So what?’ let me remind you that in every election we see a certain number of defectors from one party to the other.  I suspect that, should Hillary Clinton be the nominee, the percentage of Republican defectors will end up being quite remarkably small.

One thought on “Hillary Clinton used unsafe server to relay spy satellite data on North Korea.”

  1. I will say that there are a *tiny* number of occasions in which it is helpful to show a part of your hand to your opponent ..
    I do not know – because I have no security clearance whatsoever – whether this qualifies as such an occasion, however .. I regard the fact that I am hearing about it means .. probably not.
    Put another way, it’s almost a certainty that the ChiComs know what our satellite capabilities are .. all we *might* have done is to confirm that capability – and what direction they were pointed. That *does not mean* the SecState had that intent, nor the necessary permissions to carry out such a plan.

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