Former Trump advisor suggests there may be Russian culpability in the unidentified flying objects

The U.S. on Monday told American citizens who are currently in Russia to get out immediately.

Updated: February 13, 2023 - 6:33pm

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Former deputy national security adviser to President Trump Victoria Coates predicts that there could be possible Russian culpability with all the unidentified flying objects over the past several days.

"Where did these things come from?" Coates asked on the John Solomon Reports podcast. "My concern is that they might be a combination. Are we seeing a coordinated Chinese Russia effort here? That's really what makes me worry."

Yesterday the U.S. military shot down another suspicious object over Lake Huron. Previously, the United States downed three objects within a week that were believed to be surveillance balloons.

The U.S. on Monday told American citizens who are currently in Russia to get out immediately

"The big question is why is Russia such an intolerable threat today, and it wasn't last week?" Coates continued. "Because the previous travel warning that the State Department put out was last September when Russia did the additional call-up."

Coates noted that the United States' messaging about Russia is a little odd. 

"So apparently, nothing has changed in the intervening months until today," she explained. "And so that makes me wonder if they have evidence that there is some Russian culpability in the unidentified flying object attacks."