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    Clinton Approved Drone Assassinations With Her Cell Phone, Emails Reveal

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    As Hillary Clinton climbs to become the first female major US party presidential nominee, more and more incidents from the notorious email scandal are being revealed. This time it turns out she used her cell phone to approve drone assassinations in Pakistan and many other countries.

    According to a new FBI report, during 2011-2012, Hillary Clinton, who served as a Secretary of State at the time of events, used her cell phone to approve of drone strikes that killed as many as 1,000 civilians, including up to 200 children in Pakistan alone.

    The drone strikes, conducted in Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan, and other countries, were the CIA's responsibility. However, an extremely high number of civilian casualties eventually made some Pakistani officials stand up against the drone strikes, which led to the US State Department choosing intervene. In fact, the State Department criticized the CIA's timing of the attacks. No objections to the choice of targets were made.

    This led to a situation where State Department officials were notified by the CIA before the time of attack, sometimes only half an hour or so. Thus, Hillary Clinton, as a head of Department of State, and her aides, effectively became the ones who authorized the attacks.

    According to FBI reports, Clinton's aides forwarded some of these notifications to her personal email server, and that's how the FBI discovered the whole scheme.

    The short time window, during which State Department had to react, led Clinton to use her own smartphone, because it was, obviously, faster and more convenient method of communication, but it was also far from being secure. This is remarkable given the CIA treats the drone program with the highest levels of secrecy, explicitly prohibiting any discussion of the program in public or outside secure channels of communication.

    The use of a smartphone, in combination with home personal email server, is in fact mishandling of classified information — basically a crime, some argue.

    The White House acknowledged in a press briefing on Thursday, the day that President Obama endorsed Clinton as a Presidential nominee, that the FBI probe into Clinton's handling of classified information is a "criminal investigation." The FBI is expected to interview Clinton this summer about the scandal, but law-enforcement officials doubt that criminal charges will be filed against her, as using less-than-secure channels of communication is a widespread practice among US agencies when it comes to time-sensitive information.

    The investigation is complicated by the fact that, according to reports, the forwarded emails were "vaguely worded" and contained no references to drones, the CIA, or information about the targets. Which, in turn, makes one wonder: how could State Department authorize an attack they knew almost nothing about?

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    • avatar
      ivanwa88
      She believes that shes making history for women as the ultimate Neocon Feminist her legacy to women might end up being ground zero and the end of civilisation only the Aliens will be able to pass comment?
    • avatar
      ivanwa88
      She is the ultimate fatalist her mantra 'Women created mankind and a woman will end it'
      might be said she is completely Bonkers!
    • avatar
      ivanwa88
      I wonder if she has 100's of cylinders of frozen sperm from her and hubby to restart her private world from her bunker?
    • avatar
      linebackerk
      You are looking at evil.
    • nuclearstarr
      Did that include Vince Foster?
    • avatar
      michael
      it's interesting; her approval of and for murder and she is not held either accountable or responsible.
    • avatar
      AL
      Next thing we know some crazy arsed hacker will have her phone direct two more drone strikes. Bilderberg meeting location first, then HIlary's phone second. . . .
    • avatar
      jas
      Sorry, but this is just stupidity. She's an idiot.
    • avatar
      jasin reply toThe SPutin Image(Show commentHide comment)
      Yeah. I'm sure they have one with a child and the slashed circle icon like on a no parking sign.
    • avatar
      ptcjm
      With 200 children in Pakistan dead, such a pity as Albright the Jew talked of killing 500 children worth it, so this presidential candidate hasn't won yet in murdering.
      Whoever who gets to be the next president of USA, doesn't matter who it will be as the point is to have as many slaughtered as possible; called USA foreign policy

      Such a pity that the Norwegian representatives have and do support this war mongering couple of Clintons. Wonder if the money is from the Norwegian taxpayers. Were they asked?

      Anyway the presentation of this presidential candidate is somehow staged, just like the Israeli agenda.

      So the category "the soul searching Devils" fits.
    • avatar
      rishardhawk
      Murder is a murxer, it simes that criminal email or cell phone usage is more of the crime than ordering murdering of people. How utterly disgusting and horrible acts commited by this beastly creature Hitlerhy Clinton . The murderous acts are committed so flippentllly like ordering KFS or Dail a pizza. This is what Western ELITE and represents and this is why it must be eradicated from the face of our Planet ASAP !
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      karlof1
      Her actions were not "basically a crime;" they were a crime--period. And she participated directly in the Terrorist Drone Program, participated in the violent invasion of two nations, Libya and Syria; and provided material support for numerous terrorist groups including Daesh and al-Qaeda. HRC is an immoral criminal of the nth degree in desperate need of a prison cell far removed from any position of power.
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      ptcjmin reply tolinebackerk(Show commentHide comment)
      linebackerk, the year of 2011 was frightening somehow with all these terror attacks and by the time the Lybia crises culminated in killing the leader of Lybia and watching the administration sitting on the couch and watching TV just like some virtual reality was incomprehensible. The USA foreign policy during these years and the time with Clinton in position as Secretary of State made the claws visible.

      www.salon.com/2016/03/02/even_critics_understate_how_catastrophically_bad_the_hillary_clinton_led_na
    • avatar
      jasin reply toptcjm(Show commentHide comment)
      ptcjm, Yeah, there's certainly no doubt that there'll be more wars and killing with her. Wish I could give you more than one upvote for that.
    • Ambuya
      That IS a crime! And it's just like her - bloodthirsty, ready for violence and stupid at the same time. How could she ever believe this would stay in the dark?
    • avatar
      ptcjm
      Right, takes some time to figure out ........... "The administration of hospitals" in ......what countries?

      I didn't buy it
    • avatar
      wconell
      She is so evil, even her soul had to leave her body to get away.
    • avatar
      copius
      ErDOGan uses handphone to call for strike on gay club.
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      copiusin reply toivanwa88(Show commentHide comment)
      ivanwa88,
      Actually woman ending world is one of the criteria.
      Just like Eve ended paradise for Adam.
      She took command"Bite that farking apple, Adam"
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      ascoin reply toivanwa88(Show commentHide comment)
      ivanwa88, no the dry prune is long past that age.
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