Tag: US strategic thinking

We Should Have Known It Was Coming


Yesterday, I pointed out that a major pandemic planning exercise was run in May of 2018. This prompted sensational headlines across major media, but we, as a people and as governments, were terribly distracted by the Russia hoax, the attempted coup by senior officials, with dual status as civil servants and Democrat activists, seeking to subvert our constitution. Nevertheless, President Trump actually juggled those balls and many more, driving his administration to respond with a new bioterrorism and pandemic threat strategy and working group, plus taking significant steps to replenish the National Strategic Stockpile.

We knew. Clade X was hosted by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Center for Health Security. Look at the cited media coverage: