S7 Ep15: Espresso Martini: Episode Four
Secrets and SpiesJanuary 06, 2023x
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S7 Ep15: Espresso Martini: Episode Four

Happy New Year everyone and welcome to Espresso Martini episode Four, which is our first podcast of 2023.

On todays episode of Espresso Martini, Chris & Matt take a look at a coup plot in Germany that was discovered by the German authorities and they also take a look at the rising Covid numbers in China and the official denials coming from the ruling Communist Party.

Related articles to the discussion:

German Coup Plot:

Germany arrests 25 accused of plotting coup
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-63885028

The Motley Crew that Wanted to Topple the German Government
https://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/prince-putsch-and-his-gang-the-motley-crew-that-wanted-to-topple-the-german-government-a-07a32d7c-96e6-4b61-a282-9e9ab2ffa288

Is a far-right coup possible in Germany?
https://www.dw.com/en/is-a-far-right-coup-possible-in-germany/a-64041643


Rise of Covid in China:

China Covid: experts estimate 9,000 deaths a day as US says it may sample wastewater from planes
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/dec/30/china-covid-experts-estimate-9000-deaths-a-day-as-us-says-it-may-sample-wastewater-from-planes

How deadly will China’s covid surge get? Answers to that and more.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2022/12/31/china-covid-virus-evolution/

China's COVID vaccines: Do the jabs do the job?
https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2022/12/30/1143696652/chinas-covid-vaccines-do-the-jabs-do-the-job


Other Stories of note:

Russian influencers at work in Germany
https://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/ukraine-crisis-germany-influencers

Clergymen or spies - Russian Orthodox churches used for espionage
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/31/world/europe/orthodox-church-ukraine-russia.html

Suspected Neo Nazi Attacks on US power-grids
https://www.nationalreview.com/the-morning-jolt/whos-attacking-our-power-grid/


Writing aids mentioned by Chris & Matt

Scrivener
https://www.literatureandlatte.com/

Trello
https://trello.com/


Find out more about Matt and his book “Active Measures.” 
https://mattfulton.net/


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