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Ilsa's Journal
Ilsa's Journal
August 19, 2022

"The Undeclared War" is a fictional series on Peacock. The story

presents a scary manipulation of UK citizens through cyber terrorism by Russia's FSB. Their objective is to get people fighting the government, each other, and also using social media for setting up violent confrontations. Elections are targeted as well.

The story begins following a young, brilliant, female Muslim computer scientist working at cybersecurity in UK's intelligence division.

Wonderful actors, including Mark Rylance, are featured.

August 12, 2022

What's worse than a politician selling national top secrets?

A rich (supposedly) politician selling national top secrets.

Too bad his working class cultists can't see that.

August 1, 2022

Coincidentally, I watched "Eye in the Sky" this weekend.

Eye In the Sky

A lieutenant general (Alan Rickman) and a colonel (Helen Mirren) face political opposition after ordering a drone missile strike to take out a group of suicide bombers in Nairobi, Kenya.
Release date: April 1, 2016 (USA)
Director: Gavin Hood
Starring: Helen Mirren; Aaron Paul; Alan Rickman; Barkhad Abdia, Jeremy Northam; Iain Glen

It was a well done movie, reflecting the steps involved in ordering a drone strike, requiring international cooperation, changes in the mission, and especially, evaluating collateral damage. The techy spy stuff was fun, too.

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Retired nurse professionally, but not personally. Relocated to north Georgia from Tx a few years ago.

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