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Research Links


All Roads Lead to Dark Winter - Part I

Whitney Webb, Raul Diego – April 1, 2020 

Covers the Crimson Contagion simulation as well.

A Killer Enterprise: How One Of Big Pharma’s Most Corrupt Companies Plans To Corner The Covid-19 Cure Market - Part II
Whitney Webb, Raul Diego -- April 9, 2020
How a biothreat got born

Head Of The Hydra: The Rise Of Robert Kadlec - Part III

Whitney Webb, Raul Diego -- May 14, 2020

"The Accidental Madman"

Engineering Contagion: UPMC, Corona-Thrax and “the Darkest Winter”

Whitney Webb – September 25, 2020
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is very much at the center of all of this.

The Darkest Winter

Derrick Brose – October 29, 2020
Event 201, Crimson Contagion, and Clade X spelled out

2010: Rockefeller’s ‘Operation Lockstep’ Predicted 2020 ‘Lockdown’

By Jame Fetzer -- August 25, 2020
Useful analysis of Operation Lockstep.

Scenarios for the Future of Technology and International Development

Full Rockefeller Lock Step document -- May 2010

Includes four scenario narratives, one of which is Lock Step. The others relate to global alignment and cooperation, a hack attack, and technical strategies for underdeveloped countries. 

Crimson Contagion 2019 Funtional Exercizes  Key Findings

Department of Health and Humans Services – October 2019
Official Crimson "Draft After-Action Report" 

Cynthia McKinney on "When China Sneezes" —the best COVID book yet

Dr. Kevin Barrett of Truth jihad Radio – May 25, 2021 – 1 hour podcast

Cyber Polygon

World Economic Forum – Cyber Polygon page

World Economic Forum – Cyber Polygon  2020 official report 

World Economic Forum – Cyber Polygon  2021 official report 

Why Are ‘Conspiracy Theorists’ Worried About An Impending Power Grid Failure

By Derrick Brose – July 1, 2021
These exercises are not simply meant to train cyber security officials and prepare corporations, but instead meant to simulate real world events that are being planned or expected to happen.

WEF Warns Of Cyber Attack Leading To Systemic Collapse Of The Global Financial System

By Whitney Webb – April 7, 2021

Webb's provides the most in depth, widely referenced reporting on Cyber Polygon 2020

From “Event 201” to “Cyber Polygon”: The WEF’s Simulation of a Coming “Cyber Pandemic”

By Whitney Webb – February 5, 2021

Report from Webb going into more of the history leading up to the Cyber Polygon simulations.


The SPARS Pandemic 2025-2028:  A Futuristic Scenario for Public Health Risk Communicators

By The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security
The official 80-page report of the SPARS simulation. Released March 2021.

The SPARS Pandemic 2025–2028: A Futuristic Scenario to Facilitate Medical Countermeasure Communication

Journal of International Crisis and Risk Communication Research, University of Central Florida
An abbreviated 32-page version of the official report released March 2020 to help communicate the Covid rollout.

Analysis of the Johns Hopkins 80-page SPARS report

By Alex Jones, Rob Dew, Mike Halprin
April 4, 2021 – 1:33:44 video
Very useful preliminary breakdown of the official report. 

The SPARS Pandemic of 2025: Echo Chambers and Vaccine Opposition

Derrick Brose -- November 19, 2020
Not much analysis. Mostly long sections from the SPARS report are quoted.

Cyber Attacks and Supply Chain Takedowns


Prepping for a Cyber Pandemic: Cyber Polygon 2021 to Stage Supply Chain Attack Simulation – Feb 7, 2021

Tim Hinchliffe, The Sociable -- February 7, 2021

Analyzes three emerging trends from Cyber Polygon 2020.

Another Mega Group Spy Scandal? Samanage, Sabotage, And The SolarWinds Hack

Whitney Webb – January 21, 2021
Learn the nitty gritty about a very sordid lot, many of them quite well known. 

Whitney Webb: AI and the War on Agriculture with Christian Westbrook

May 6, 2021 -- 1-hour video

Westbrook (aka Ice Age Farmer) breaks down how food shortages are being engineered  through supply chains and more. Excellent analysis.

Food Chain Reaction— A Global Food Security Game

Big Ag simulation -- November 15, 2015
Already war-gaming the food shortages.


Wrench in the Gears
Alison McDowell's website
Recommended reading:  Guns and Butter interview with Bonnie Faulkner

Paul Schreyer: Pandemic simulation games – Preparation for a new era?

WIR - Wissen ist relevant -- March 10, 2021
Very good historical, contextual overview of simulations and false flags.

What the COVID-19 pandemic teaches us about cybersecurity – and how to prepare for the inevitable global cyberattack

World Economic Forum -- June 1, 2020

International Strategy to Better Protect the Financial System Against Cyber Threats

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace -- November 18, 2020

A vision for how the international community could better protect the financial system against cyber threats.

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