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Fri Aug 30, 2019, 07:17 PM

Trump appears to taunt Iran with tweet that raises concerns he disclosed classified information

I really am starting to be fearful with Trump blabbering his mouth off






Trump appears to taunt Iran with tweet that raises concerns he disclosed classified information


https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/30/politics/trump-tweet-iran-missile/index.html

By Nicole Gaouette, Barbara Starr, Zachary Cohen and Alex Marquardt, CNN

Updated 5:56 PM ET, Fri August 30, 2019

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump claimed Friday that the US had nothing to do with the explosion of an Iranian rocket Thursday, tweeting a photo of such high resolution that it prompted questions about whether the President had publicly released classified imagery.


"The United States of America was not involved in the catastrophic accident during final launch preparations for the Safir SLV Launch at Semnan Launch Site One in Iran," Trump wrote, and added what appeared to be a sarcastic sign off. "I wish Iran best wishes and good luck in determining what happened at Site One."

Even as geospatial analysts observed that the granular level of detail in the image appeared far superior to capabilities the US has published previously or publicly admitted to in the past, casual observers were pointing to another anomaly. A shadow on the image and a bright spot of light seemed to suggest someone -- possibly the President -- had taken a photo of the image that very probably was not meant for public consumption.



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A US official told CNN that the image appeared to come from a satellite operated by the US intelligence community and noted that the US was not likely to send a drone or manned aircraft into Iranian airspace, given regional tensions.

The CIA, Director of National Intelligence and State Department referred questions to the White House.
At the White House, the National Security Council declined to comment.

Dave Burbach, a professor at the US Naval War College, noted that the "quality of image Trump tweeted appears beyond the capabilities US has previously been willing to demonstrate to public."........................................................................




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Yup, if Iran needed confirmation as to who did it, Trump just provided it.
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Yes, because whimsically pointing out Trump is the most dishonest President in US history is totally me being "sympathetic to Iran"...

Are you seriously this idiotic? (Looking through your timeline... yes, you are.)






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Trump may have revealed US military secrets by tweeting a photo to taunt Iran

Alex Lockie


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Trump may have revealed US military secrets by tweeting a photo to taunt Iran

Screen Shot 2019 08 30 at 2.30.00 PM President Trump tweeted out a high-resolution image of the launch pad where one of Iran's rockets blew up. White House

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President Donald Trump looks to have shared a photograph of an intelligence briefing that could have exposed US military secrets to the world while taunting Iran over Twitter.
The image Trump shares appears lifted from an intelligence briefing and is much more high-resolution than anything commercial satellite image providers have produced.
At first blush, it looks like someone took a photo of this surveillance product with a smartphone, rather than being prepared by the intelligence community.
The Kennedy administration famously presented spy plane images showing Russian nuclear missiles in Cuba. But it would be highly unusual for a president to declassify an image captured by a non-public military asset to mock another country...................................

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Iliyah Aug 2019 #1
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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Fri Aug 30, 2019, 07:24 PM

1. The United States of America's security has been compromised

since shithole took office.

The USA has a security problem and it stems from the top on down.

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Response to Iliyah (Reply #1)

Fri Aug 30, 2019, 07:31 PM

2. correct. Makes me sick to think trump has access to all our secrets. Big Blabbermouth!

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