Former NSA analyst claims intel community will go 'nuclear' against Trump, ensure he will 'die in jail' | 15 Feb 2017 | John Schindler, a former National Security Agency analyst and current columnist for the New York Observer, said Wednesday that the intelligence community will go "nuclear" against President Donald Trump. The national security columnist also quoted a senior intelligence official telling him that Trump "will die in jail." "Now we go nuclear. [Intelligence community] war going to new levels. Just got an [email from] from senior [intelligence community] friend, it began: 'He will die in jail,'" Schindler tweeted. The Observer columnist has for months taken a strong stance against Trump.