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Biden DOJ to Release Huawei Fraudster Back to China

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou’s release a major priority for Beijing

Huawei Technologies Co. Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves the British Columbia Superior Courts at lunch hour on September 23, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada. / Getty Images

Jack Beyrer • September 24, 2021 1:45 pm

The Biden administration is preparing to release the chief financial officer of Chinese spyware company Huawei in a deal brokered with Beijing, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

The Department of Justice negotiated the deal to release Meng Wanzhou, a Chinese national who was arrested by Canadian authorities upon American request in 2018. Federal courts charged Meng with financial fraud and trade espionage, which carries a prison sentence of up to 10 years.

China, however, continues to imprison two Canadian nationals—former diplomat Michael Kovrig and consultant Michael Spavor—whom Chinese authorities detained only days after Meng’s arrest in 2018. Experts have speculated that Beijing used the two Canadians as a potential bargaining chip for Meng’s release, but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has so far ruled out any potential exchange involving Meng and the two citizens. Former secretary of state Mike Pompeo called China’s charges against Kovrig and Spavor “groundless” and “politically motivated.”

Meng was at the helm of Huawei, which has formed deep ties with the Chinese military and developed surveillance tools potentially used to spy on Uyghur Muslims, as it exploded in growth during the 2010s. Beijing summoned its American and Canadian ambassadors after Meng’s arrest, calling the charges “extremely vicious” and assuring “serious consequences” if Meng were not released.





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Hack Reporter Jen Fifield Posts 7,000 Word Hit Piece on AZ Auditor Doug Logan and Doxxes His Family Before Audit Release




Hack Reporter Jen Fifield Posts 7,000 Word Hit Piece on AZ Auditor Doug Logan and Doxxes His Family Before Audit Release


















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Did The Pentagon/DARPA Just Blow The Whistle On A Fauci Secret Plan to Release Covid-19?

This information could end up being a smoking gun that Covid-19 was released on purpose and Fauci was behind it all.

DISCLAIMER: Views and opinions expressed on The Ben Armstrong Show are solely those of the host and do not necessarily represent those of The New American. TNA is not responsible for, and does not verify the accuracy of, any information presented.



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Arizona election audit results release Friday puts Mark Brnovich, state AG, on the spot

Of all the eyes watching Friday’s release of results from the election audit in Maricopa County, arguably nobody has more on the line than Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, who will face intense pressure to take action.

Former President Donald Trump has been urging Mr. Brnovich to lean into the so-far unproven allegations that the 2020 election was “stolen” by Democrats, and Mr. Trump expects “incredible information” to come out of the audit.

Prevailing wisdom holds that the final report will reveal little but won’t stop fervent Trump backers from seeing guns that are smoking — or at least warm to the touch — inside the findings.

That is the tangle gripping Mr. Brnovich, the state’s chief prosecutor who’s also running for the GOP nomination for U.S. Senate.

“If they come back with these [expletive] assertions, they are going to put Mark Brnovich in a real pickle,” said a Republican consultant based in the West who has been keeping close tabs on the audit. “I suspect they come out with something that is frankly factually inaccurate.”

The attorney general is keeping an open mind, said Brnovich campaign spokeswoman Joanna Duka.

Mark Brnovich is prepared to take the appropriate legal action upon seeing the results of the Arizona audit,” she said.

The audit is the most prominent of the 2020 after-action reports and has been dogged by controversies, including the amount of time it has taken, battles over access to data and use of the Cyber Ninjas firm to lead the review.

The small Florida-based firm had no experience with election audits and its CEO had previously embraced Mr. Trump’s rigged election claims.

Things got messier this week when a secret recording emerged of a Maricopa County Board member suggesting that two of his colleagues opposed the audit because of their narrow victories in their reelection races.

The board member apologized for his comments and resigned.

Some local GOP leaders say the effort was never about overturning the election results and was more about coming up with recommendations to strengthen the election process.

The loudest GOP voices, however, insist that audit is the first step toward decertifying the state’s election results, which saw President Biden defeat Mr. Trump by 10,457 votes, 1,672,143 to 1,661,686.

Those pushing fraud claims say they believe there were mishandled ballots and “lost” votes in Maricopa County, which accounts for the lion’s share of the state’s voters.

State Sen. Wendy Rogers, a Republican, said she hopes the legislature votes to decertify the election results and that other states such as Georgia follow suit.

“The enormity of the decision that you are being tasked with rendering will ripple through the ages and may very well be viewed as a last nail in the coffin of the Idea of Government of the People and for the People and by the People that President Lincoln spoke about in the Gettysburg Address,” she said in a letter to fellow state senators.

Analysts say there is no path to overturn the results, which were accepted by Congress and led to Mr. Biden’s inauguration.
Election experts are horrified by the entire episode.

“Generally speaking, election results that are final will not be overturned,” said Richard L. Hasen, chancellor’s professor of law and political science at the University of California, Irvine School of Law. “It would take a court order and election contest, and the time for such under state law may have already passed — but that would depend on the specifics of state law.”

He said if the audit revealed criminal behavior it could lead to prosecution.

“BUT, I don’t expect the sham audit to produce any reliable evidence of any wrongdoing whatsoever,” he said in an email. “It is an embarrassing, stupid attempt to try to back up Trump’s lies that the election was stolen from him.”

In Arizona, Gov. Doug Ducey, a Republican, certified the election results alongside Democratic Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, State Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert Brutinel, and Mr. Brnovich.

Mr. Ducey, a Republican, has since been dismissed by Trump fans. Now those fans are looking to Mr. Brnovich.

“If the former president doesn’t get what he wants, Brnovich could be thrown under the bus just like Ducey was,” said Mike Noble, chief of research at the polling firm OH Predictive Insights.

“Brnovich is the clear front-runner in the [GOP nomination] race,” he said. “But if Trump continues issuing missives about the attorney general’s lack of action on perceived election irregularities then it will be a long 11 months until the state primary.”

Mr. Trump signaled earlier this year that his patience is running thin with Mr. Brnovich, calling him “lackluster” and saying “has to get on the ball and catch up with the great Republican patriots in the Arizona State Senate.”

Mr. Trump also warned that if the attorney general didn’t take a more active role that “no Arizona Republican will vote for him in the upcoming elections.”

Mt. Trump also targeted him at a July rally in Phoenix saying it would be “so sad” if the attorney general doesn’t act, and warned Mr. Ducey would be “no help.”

Some insiders insist the relationship between Mr. Trump and Mr. Brnovich is more cordial in private.

Mark Brnovich has been regularly updating the president about the audit,” said a source familiar with their talks.

Mr. Brnovich’s allies also dismiss the idea he has been absent from the playing field. They say he has defended, on constitutional grounds, the Senate-led effort, welcomed the legislature’s bids to strengthen election laws, and told the Department of Justice to stop sticking its nose in the state’s business.

It’s unclear what options Mr. Brnovich will actually have for action.

Senate President Karen Fann and Senate Judiciary Chair Warren Petersen, both Republicans, with join Cyber Ninjas CEO Doug Logan and others in presenting the findings Friday in the Arizona Senate chamber.

The big question is then what?

Arizona GOP Chair Kelli Ward, one of the audit’s biggest cheerleaders, said Ms. Fann “is the person who will make the decisions as to the next steps in the audit.”

“She has made it clear on multiple occasions that she will be making referrals to the Arizona Attorney General,” Ms. Ward said in a statement.

Mr. Noble likened Brnovich’s attempts to balance the duties of his office with the political demands of Mr. Trump to “walking a tightrope over the Grand Canyon.”

Sandra Dowling, a district chair in the Maricopa County GOP, said Mr. Brnovich has never been a favorite of the MAGA movement or far-right grassroots activists.

The audit will be a make-or-break moment, she said.

“If it says that something went wrong in the election process, these people are going for jugular veins to prove their point and we are going to have another whole round of ‘decertify the election,’ ‘do this,’ ‘do that,’ and Donald Trump is going to come in and rail against all the candidates,” said Ms. Dowling.

“He wants 100% support,” she said. “If you support him 80%, 90% or less, you are not a good Republican. It is 100% or nothing.”

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TUNE IN: RSBN to broadcast Maricopa County election audit results release and hearing

The long-awaited findings from the Arizona election audit will be revealed on Friday during a public hearing and Right Side Broadcasting Network will be there to livestream the entire event.

TUNE IN to RSBN on Rumble, YouTube, or the RSBN mobile app at 1:00 p.m. PT.

The audit which began in late April, focused the 2020 presidential election, and was meant to examine the legitimacy of the results after President Donald Trump lost the Grand Canyon State by about 10,400 votes, an extremely slim margin. This prompted Arizona Republicans to demand an audit to verify each ballot’s authenticity.

Arizona state Senate President Karen Fann, R-Prescott, said that the audit would cover three aspects of the county’s election results. According to Fann, the areas of focus were; to review mail-in ballot envelopes for missing or illegible signatures, a hand count of the 2020 election results by the Senate’s contractor Cyber Ninjas, and a machine count of the ballots, which did not match the numbers gathered by Cyber Ninjas.

During a video posted on Tuesday, Chair of the Arizona Republican Party Dr. Kelli Ward said, “I am anxiously looking forward to this Friday, Sept. 24, when the audit team will be presenting their report to the State Senate at 1 p.m. Arizona time. I know many of you are looking forward to that, as well.”

This highly contested audit appears to be nearing the end. Questions have been raised by many in the GOP as to whether the results would be enough reason to decertify the state’s 2020 election results, if extensive fraud was discovered. That has yet to be determined.

To watch this hearing live and to get the latest updates on the Arizona audit, tune into RSBN on YouTube, Rumble, RSBN mobile app, Facebook, or Twitter.



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SHOWDOWN: Biden Regime to Release Info on Trump and Jan. 6 to Congress




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The Feds Are Forced to Release January 6th Surveillance Footage and Narratives Crumble – RedState

Why has the federal government been trying so hard to keep surveillance footage of January 6th under wraps? We may have an answer to that question if a set of newly released videos are any indication.

A judge ordered the videos be released against the wishes of the government prosecutors who claimed doing so would undermine national security. Of course, that makes no sense, and what’s on the videos runs counter to the chosen narrative.

Behold, the event that has been compared to the Civil War by the President of the United States.

If you can’t watch the video, what you’ll see are open doors/windows and people casually walking in. There’s no mad rush, no violence, no weapons, and certainly no organized insurrection. Instead, people mingle, take selfies, and snap pictures of the surrounding architecture. Yes, it’s trespassing and that’s illegal, but what’s on that video is a far cry from the vast threat we’ve been assured was present that day. Does it look like Congressional members were about to be murdered?

Again, I’m not trying to suggest that January 6th wasn’t dumb. I think the short-sighted idiots who perpetrated it did real damage to Trump and his movement. Yet, I also like to live in reality, and what these videos show is not a nation-shaking insurrection organized by some higher authority. Rather, it shows individuals who made a stupid choice.

But trespassing is not a justification to keep people locked up indefinitely, and it’s not an excuse for the government to withhold evidence from the public simply because they think it’ll be embarrassing to their narrative. There are thousands more hours of footage that should be released at this point. Let the evidence or lack thereof speak for itself. The idea that any of this is endangering national security is a joke, and I’m glad this judge saw through that farce.

Meanwhile, the left is assuring us that basic, non-violent enforcement of illegal immigration at the border is a human rights violation. Yet, they lauded the killing of Ashli Babbitt on January 6th as completely justified because she was where she wasn’t supposed to be. See the disconnect? All of this is political, from those who continue to obsess over January 6th to the politicized prosecutors who want to make their career on what mostly amounts to simple assault and people taking selfies. We truly live in the dumbest of times.





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ICE using ‘fear and intimidation’ on field offices to release migrants deep into U.S. – HotAir

The Biden administration has quite a disinformation campaign going on as it pertains to illegal migration and the southern border. The administration is in over its head with the Biden border crisis and Sleepy Joe’s polling numbers are tanking. What’s an incompetent president and his homeland security department to do? How about distracting Americans with a bogus story about Border Patrol agents using whips on Haitian migrants in Del Rio while many are quietly being flown away from the border, deep into the United States?

That is exactly what is going on. As Jazz wrote about earlier, we are being lied to by the Biden administration. Some Haitians are disappearing away from the Del Rio International Bridge area and being shifted to other spots along the southern border. That means the burdens of illegal migration will be spread out to many border communities, not so heavily concentrated in Del Rio, a city of 35,000 residents. As it turns out, the Haitians are also being flown out of Del Rio, not back to Haiti as we’ve been told, but further into the United States, far away from the southern border.

A major government contractor, iAero Airways, is transporting migrants to cities like Chicago, Denver, Minneapolis, New York City, Yakima, Wash., and Harrisburg, Pa. That’s the East Coast, West Coast, and the Midwest, too. Lots of states will end up with them. They are taken into custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) field offices around the country. The migrants are later released from these destinations. In other words, a new Catch and Release program is back, big time, and the story is being ignored. This is on a grander scale than the old Catch and Release actions on the border.

The useful idiots in the press are too busy falling for a lie perpetuated by Democrats in order to distract from the Biden border crisis, a true humanitarian crisis. The story of the Border Patrol agents using whips against migrants while patrolling the Del Rio camp area on horseback was obviously not true from the beginning. This is Texas, y’all, and all kinds of law enforcement agencies use horses instead of patrol vehicles when it makes sense to do so. Law enforcement is well trained to handle their horses and there is no such thing as whips being used, and that includes at the southern border. I knew the Democrats were up to no good when I first saw a tweet from the director of Julian Castro’s PAC, then later Castro chimed in with his own tweet. They both tried to gaslight about speaking out against migrant treatment during a Democrat administration like they were turning a blind eye to politics, but the whole charade is all about politics and throwing the spotlight on Border Patrol instead of DHS’s failure to secure the border.

That isn’t a whip. That’s a part of the reins used to control the horse. Border Patrol uses them to guide the horse away from people. In the picture shown in that tweet, the agent appears to be grabbing the shirt sleeve of the migrant as the rein hangs to the side. Nonetheless, the outrage mob went into action and the lie about whips being used in Del Rio began. Fox News has been the one consistent media presence in Del Rio as the flood of migrants has swelled over the past week and reporter Bill Melugin immediately countered the story but it was too late, the story overcame the news cycle. Democrat Rep. Henry Cuellar even argued with a CNN anchor about the absurd story.

Cuellar quickly emphasized that the border agents did not carry any whips or lassos while interacting with the migrants.

“Certainly, we got to make sure we treat all the immigrants with respect and dignity, but I will say this. Border Patrol has had those horse brigades for a while. They’ve had them for a while, number one. Number two, they don’t carry whips, and they do not carry lassos.

“Should those be used, even if it is a rein?” Blackwell asked.

“If there was a problem, it should be investigated, and I think that’s it. But we cannot paint the Border Patrol with the same type of paintbrush. What are they supposed to do, just stand there and let everybody come in? They’re supposed to be enforcing the law,” Cuellar answered.

What’s next? Perhaps a demand from The Squad and others to defund the horse brigades? All the while, migrants are being dumped across the country. It’s not just Haitians but that is the group currently causing the most congestion at the border. Migrants are being flown to field offices that cannot handle the increase and then being pressured to release them so as to make room for more to come. That’s Catch and Release.

One of the most prominent ways migrants are moved through the U.S. and often later released is through flights by ICE Air – which is what the iAero flights for ICE are known as – that transfer migrants from the U.S.-Mexico border to ICE field offices throughout the country.

But those field offices have a limited capacity, and there are thousands of migrants streaming across the southern border per day.

To solve this problem, former ICE Buffalo Field Office Director Tom Feeley alleges that ICE headquarters pressures local field offices to release large numbers of migrants to clear room for more people from the border. And as more and more migrants cross the border each day and crowd facilities there, headquarters will often come back and demand yet more releases to make room for even more aliens.

“It’s happening on a grand scale,” Feeley said of the releases of migrants far from the southern border. “They’re getting pounded every day fielding calls from headquarters about who they can release to make room for more people on the border. And the following week, they’re getting more calls almost daily, again, about who can you release to make room for more people on the border.”

Feeley added: “So basically all we’re doing is we’re catching them at the border, shipping them into the interior, releasing them and getting more and then releasing them and then getting more and releasing them.”

It’s a vicious cycle. Biden and DHS are incompetent. They have put the country at risk because of a humanitarian crisis and a public health crisis on the southern border. The lie perpetuated to distract from quietly shuffling migrants around the country has worked out nicely for them. Catch and Release is back and on a grander scale. Heckuva job, everyone!





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Dune U.S. Release: Everything You Need to Know About Dune

Timothee Chalamet as Paul Atreides in Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ Dune. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures

Author Frank Herbert penned six novels set in his sprawling Dune universe from 1965-1985. Starting in 1999, his son Brian Herbert and author Kevin J. Anderson published several prequel and sequel novels. The Duniverse now encompasses 21 books (with more to come), a series of video games, and a number of on-screen adaptations. The tapestry of this fictional world stretches back nearly six decades and the content is an intricately woven tale of intergalactic politics, theology, and social hierarchies. So you’d be forgiven if you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed and unprepared for Warner Bros.’ blockbuster Dune movie, starring Timothée Chalamet and Zendaya, set to debut in the United States in theaters and on HBO Max on October 22. Director Denis Villeneuve’s movie only deals with the first half of the first book, which gives you a sense of how much there is to learn.

Given the density of the layered source material and the millions of potential new fans who may not be familiar with the books, we’ve turned to Dune expert Scott Brick, the acclaimed audiobook narrator for the Dune series for the last 20 years, to relay everything we need to know before leaping into this fantastical world.

What are the key details fans who haven’t read the books need to know before they see Dune

They key thing to realize is that the book’s scope is almost Shakespearean. There’s drama, there’s tragedy, there’s life, there’s death, as in most stories. And yet in Shakespeare, there is court drama with machinations and plotting against one another. Dune is set in the distant future, but in many ways it’s a return to the past because life has returned to this feudal system with royalty, royal house, and nobility. There’s nobility and and then you have the peons and peasants, the people who actually do the living and dying and the working and suffering. It’s the kind of story that shows us that the more things change, the more things stay the same. How socioeconomic divides and separation can lead to revolutions, if not these completely divergent cycles of life for different peoples.

Who are the major players we need to know?

Paul Atreides [Chalamet], heir to House Atreides ruled by his father Duke Leto [Oscar Isaac], is the main character. They are a noble house and while most noble houses are obsessed with preserving the monarchy and enriching themselves, he comes from a noble family that doesn’t care about those things. His father, Duke Leto, is more concerned with what is right than what is good for the House. He cares more about the people under his stewardship. Lady Jessica [Rebecca Ferguson] is his concubine and much is made of the fact that he never married her. She is Paul’s mother.

Then there’s House Harkonnen. They were previously the best of friends with House Atreides, bonded Kinsman, until about 10,000 years ago when a rift began. Vladimir Harkonnen [Stellan Skarsgård] leads the House now and is a main antagonist. Dune embraces the concept of love and hatred that grows over generations. These ancient political alignments play a key role.

The Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV of House Corrino [who is not yet cast but will certainly appear in part 2, if it gets made] is the ruler of the universe, or the Imperium. He runs the show and he’s rather capricious. He supposedly does what is best for the Imperium, but is more focused primarily on what is best for his House. He’s the one who assigns Duke Leto of House Atreides to serve as the ruler of the desert planet Arrakis, which was previously under the rule of House Harkonnen. Is he doing this for a good reason or a bad reason?

Arrakis is the only source of melange, or “spice,” in the universe. This is the all important commodity that makes the Imperium run and it’s only found on Arrakis, a harsh desert planet colonized 10,000 years ago, perhaps even earlier, by Arab descendants. Arrakis is home to the native Fremen, who mine the spice that is tied to the giant sandworms of the planet and are treated like slaves.

Why is the spice so important?

It’s a life preservative in many ways. It enhances mental clarity and extends your lifespan. People put spice in their coffee, in their wine, everything and become essentially addicted to spice. As such, people are willing to pay almost any price and it only comes from one planet. So whoever rules Arrakis essentially rules the universe and ultimately, the story comes down to who will rule?

What are the major themes audiences can expect from Dune?

One is the ascension to manhood. How does one go from being a child to an adult? How does one take on the mantle of power when it’s thrust upon them? Are they ready for that challenge? Without getting into too many details, one of the relationships in the book gets broken and I find it very similar to when Shakespeare wrote Hamlet after his son had died. So how do you become the best version of yourself when you’re grieving?

Frank Herbert also wanted people to be aware of the danger of an all-powerful leader. Even if they are a good leader, and Paul is, Frank wanted people to be aware that giving someone absolute power, even if they have the best of intentions and are good people, is not good for humanity.

Given all the detailed texture of Dune, how do you translate the size of the book to the limited running time of a movie?

I think the producers got the first step right—you break it up into two films. Look at The GodfatherThe Godfather and its sequel were both taken from the same book. But they realized that one two hour, even two and a half or three hour film, isn’t going to be enough to do the entire book. So they made it two. They did the same thing back in the 1970s with the Three Musketeers.

First of all, you give it time. This series is about time. It is a multi-generational fan. So you give it the time that it deserves and then you hire a brilliant director like Denis Villeneuve. This is a guy who understands epic and scope. That’s a really great start.

This interview has been edited and condensed for length and clarity.

The Spoiler-Free Guide to Everything You Need to Know About ‘Dune’ (If You’ve Never Read the Books)



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DARPA said no to Wuhan scientists’ plan to release enhanced viruses among bats – HotAir

This story is based on documents which the group DRASTIC says were leaked to them by an anonymous source. Some of the information in the documents has been made public previously but not all of it. A former member of the Trump administration (also unnamed) confirmed to the Telegraph that the documents were real. The documents were a proposal for something called Project Defuse, which was a proposal made by the Eco Heath Alliance for research to be carried out by a group of laboratories working together. That group included the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

Project Defuse was a grant proposal submitted in response to a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) funding call in the spring of 2018. DARPA eventually rejected the proposal because it considered Project Defuse tantamount to gain-of-function research.

So what exactly was Project Defuse? It’s difficult to say. DRASTIC has published its findings based on the leaked documents but not the documents themselves. That makes it difficult to piece together what the plan was. Best I can tell, the idea was to collect a bunch of coronaviruses from bats in three caves in Yunnan province. These strains would then be tested on humanized, transgenic mice. But the main goal was then to introduce a kind of vaccine, first into captive bat colonies and later, if that went well, into live bats in the wild, i.e. field testing. The goal was to prevent “zoonotic spillover” of coronaviruses that were deemed potentially harmful to humans. Here’s how the NY Post describes it:

Scientists at the Wuhan Institute of Virology were planning to genetically enhance airborne coronaviruses and release aerosols containing “novel chimeric spike proteins” among cave bats in Yunnan, China, according to the 2018 proposal submitted to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

They also planned to alter coronaviruses to infect humans more easily by introducing “human-specific cleavage sites” to bat coronaviruses.

The purpose of the research was to assess the risk of coronaviruses, work on ways to prevent outbreaks and even vaccinate bats against the virus, according to the proposal.

As mentioned above, DARPA eventually said no, deciding the proposal was effectively a kind of gain-of-function research. The Telegraph was the first paper to write about the new documents. Professor Angus Dalgleish, from a London medical college, told the Telegraph, “This is clearly a gain of function, engineering the cleavage site and polishing the new viruses to enhance human cell infectibility in more than one cell line.”

The question being raised by DRASTIC is whether that lack of $14 million in DARPA funding put an end to this research at the WIV or if some elements of it were pursued anyway. And if so, is it possible that something went wrong along the way?

DARPA responded to an enquiry from Newsweek and denied ever having funded any WIV research:

In a statement to Newsweek, DARPA denied funding any activity associated with EHA or the WIV. A spokesman said: “In accordance with U.S. Federal Acquisition Regulations, we are not at liberty to divulge who may have or may not have not submitted a proposal in response to any of the agency’s solicitations. Further, information contained within bids is considered proprietary and can only be released by the bidder.

“That being said, DARPA has never funded directly, nor indirectly as a subcontractor, any activity or researcher associated with the EcoHealth Alliance or Wuhan Institute of Virology.”

To be clear, DRASTIC never claimed that DARPA funded the research. On the contrary, they made clear that it was rejected by DARPA so this denial doesn’t undercut their report. So far, Peter Daszak and the EcoHealth Alliance have not released a statement about the documents.



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