The New York Times’s admission this past week that the Hunter Biden laptop was not Russian disinformation has come at an opportune time. It’s an obscurely opportune time, to be sure. But it’s opportune nonetheless.
What makes it so is a reminder that the seed money used to start a cybersecurity non-profit called Global Cyber Alliance (GCA), whose interests and personalities rather remarkably replicated those of Russiagate and Alfa-gate in 2015 and 2016, came from an asset forfeiture settlement with the French banking giant BNP Paribas.
Those dots connect. Some readers already know how. For others, here’s the BNP angle. Continue reading “Big bank, big bust: Another dot-path connected with Ukraine and the suddenly legitimate laptop”