(PHOTO: Naval War College Shill John Schindler, former National Security Agency counterintelligence officer, uses Twitter to attack and libel independent journalists.)
(November 12, 2013) Naval War College's own 'NSA' defends the other NSA
Once upon a time, before the age of Twitter and the rise of faux journalists on 24-hour cable television news networks, the National Security Agency would respond to exposes of its oftentimes-illegal surveillance operations with no response. The Public Affairs Office at NSA headquarters had a boilerplate reply to all press inquiries: "No comment," which, on a rare day, might change to "we cannot either confirm or deny the story."
All that has changed in the wake of the disclosures by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden of some of NSA's most closely held classified operations. No longer content to ignore press reports about its activities, the NSA, which has refined the concept of "offensive information warfare" into actual practice, relies on a cadre of three professors within the U.