Demonstrations are multiplying, thousands or even millions of demonstrators “are resisting” as the mobilization keeps growing against Donald Trump, the 45th democratically elected POTUS strong with a parliamentary majority unseen for decades and sworn in office just 10 days ago. In fact, the anti-Trump movement […]
A number of articles insisted on Hillary Clinton’s victory over Donald Trump as for the popular vote. As soon as November 9, 2016, Cyceon and its US-based correspondents were doubtful considering that just a look at the United States electoral map, vivid red like the […]
Dear Members, I will try to send you from time to time and on a less formal tone a short summary (briefing) of several ideas and information deemed interesting by Cyceon but not developed enough to publish specific news articles. I hope this will effectively...
Previously: ex-CIA Officer tells why Hillary Clinton lost (Part 3) Never Believe Your Own BS CIA Ops Officers are pragmatic glad-handers. I may have stretched the truth sometimes, but never considered myself a “liar” – I will leave that to the politicians. I would never, however, […]
Previously: ex-CIA Officer tells why Hillary Clinton lost (Part 2) Avoid Thought Traps like Confirmation Bias and Mirror Imaging These are 2 big no-no’s in the intelligence world. The trap of Confirmation Bias gets guys like Stalin almost knocked out of World War Two by invading […]
Between USD 140 million and USD 11 billion could be the golden answer. Goldman Sachs’ Lloyd Blankfein, Icahn & Co’s Carl Icahn, Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffett and many other billionaires-already have raked huge amounts of money since Donald Trump has been elected the 45th POTUS […]
Previously: ex-CIA Officer tells why Hillary Clinton lost (Part 1) This “intelligence failure” can be broken down to violation of a few key intelligence principles: Know your Turf and your Target, Avoid thought traps like Confirmation Bias and Mirror Imaging, Never Believe Your Own BS. Let’s […]
President-elect Donald Trump promised to “drain the swamp” of establishment-heavy Washington DC. Instead, he recruited prominent Wall Street figures including Steve Bannon as Chief Strategist and Steven Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary, both former global investment firm Goldman Sachs’ employees. Therefore, the media denounced the apparent...
Intelligence officers – good ones – have a certain way of viewing the world. We are often called upon to perform assessments, make judgements and analyze situations with sparse, often conflicting information. Sometimes scenarios arise when we must act on our evaluations or risk great […]
Although he has been a stalwart supporter of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton during the presidential race, legendary investor Warren Buffett thinks that a “wait and see” stance would be fairer and more adequate after Republican nominee Donald Trump has been elected the 45th POTUS. As...