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Former Intelligence Agency Head: The Most Uncertain of Times

Aug. 13, 2014

There are rumors former-Chief of the Defense Intelligence Agency Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn was forced out of his position because he disagreed with the Obama administration’s bubblegum and sunshine rhetoric about national security. “I will frankly tell you that what I see each day is the most uncertain, chaotic and confused international environment that I’ve witnessed in my entire career,” Flynn told Breaking Defense in an interview. “There were probably more dangerous times such as when the Nazis and [Japanese] Imperialists were trying to dominate the world, but we’re in another very dangerous era. We rightfully talk about the last decade being the longest war in American history, for instance, but when we pull combat troops out of Afghanistan at the end of this year, it’s not going to feel like that war is over. To me, it feels like we’ll be facing a familiar threat and heightened uncertainty for a long time yet.” The next president will be right to blame Obama for the mess he, or she, inherits – for Obama’s fumble after fumble makes the world a dangerous place. More…

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