Sunday, August 6, 2017


Derek Harvey was a man who saw things coming. He had warned of Al Qaeda when most chose to ignore it. He had seen the Sunni insurgency rising when most chose to deny it.

The former Army colonel had made his reputation by learning the lay of the land. In Iraq that meant sleeping on mud floors and digging into documents to figure out where the threat was coming from.

It was hard to imagine anyone better qualified to serve as President Trump’s top Middle East adviser at the National Security Council than a man who had been on the ground in Iraq and who had seen it all.

Just like in Iraq, Harvey began digging at the NSC. He came up with a list of Obama holdovers who were leaking to the press. McMaster, the new head of the NSC, refused to fire any of them.

McMaster had a different list of people he wanted to fire. It was easy to make the list. Harvey was on it.

All you had to do was name Islamic terrorism as the problem and oppose the Iran Deal. If you came in with Flynn, you would be out. If you were loyal to Trump, your days were numbered.

And if you warned about Obama holdovers undermining the new administration, you were a target.

One of McMaster’s first acts at the NSC was to ban any mention of “Obama holdovers.” Not only did the McMaster coup purge Harvey, who had assembled the holdover list, but his biggest target was...Read More HERE


  1. That's the problem with "Drain the Swamp". The swamp is winning. It's 10,000 to 1 against people trying to drain it; what else is going to happen?

    Perfect example, and it's hard to find a more reputable investigator than Daniel Greenfield.

  2. Some will tell you it's Bannon loyalists that are being fired.

    A lot of people seem to be going after McMaster because they're Bannon partisans and most of the stuff is from "sources".

    Don't know who's right here, but I'm taking all of this with a grain of salt.

    If there is something wrong with him, we'll have to wait until New Year's or so for him to go. Doing it now would not look good.