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Inhuman intelligence is important for US in fast-moving war

On August 21, 2014 by stratagem

Source: Irish Examiner It’s about collecting as much intelligence as possible and piecing it together. Two schools of intelligence have often vied for primacy — signals intelligence from electronic eavesdropping and aerial surveillance...

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Pentagon keeps wary eye on Iran activities around Strait of Hormuz

On August 21, 2014 by stratagem

Source: Chicago Tribune While Iran’s military has toned down its rhetoric about military capabilities and exercises, it continues a low-profile buildup of weapons in and near the Strait of Hormuz, according to a...

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ISIS met with Pro-ISIS Groups in Istanbul Under MİT Protection

On August 21, 2014 by stratagem

Source: aydinlik daily It has come to light that the ISIS terror organization and its supporters planned details of the attack on Mosul in a hotel in Istanbul under the protection of the...

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Listening In: The U.S. Navy Is Tracking Ocean Sounds Collected by Scientists

On August 19, 2014 by stratagem

Source: NextGov In a retired shore station for transpacific communications cables on the western coast of Vancouver Island sits a military computer in a padlocked cage. It’s the sort of cage you might...

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Elite CIA Special Forces Unit Hunt Islamic State ‘Caliph’ Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

On August 18, 2014 by stratagem

Source: IBT An elite US special force unit has been tasked with hunting down the elusive “Caliph” of the Islamic State terror group that continues to cause mayhem across northern Iraq and Syria....

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Dempsey Favors Building Vietnamese Naval Capabilities

On August 16, 2014 by stratagem
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Editor’s Note: Vietnam’s weapons embargo will be lifted by the United States in preparation to use Vietnam as an ally to contain China’s encroachment into the South China Sea. Source: Department of Defense...

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U.S. Army Provides Intelligence Systems to Afghanistan

On August 12, 2014 by stratagem
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p Source: Signal Online The Army program executive officer-intelligence, electronic warfare and sensors (PEO-IEW&S) office also is providing the Wolfhound man-portable signals intelligence system to the Afghan National Army (ANA). The 201st ANA...

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Germany demands names of all foreign spies

On August 11, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Asian Age In an unprecedented move, Germany has asked all foreign embassies to disclose the names of their entire intelligence service agents operating in the country, according to a media report. In...

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C.I.A. supplying weapons to Iraqi Kurds to pushback militants

On August 11, 2014 by stratagem
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Editor’s Note:   CIA operators on the ground in the region gathering intelligence and delivering weapons to ISIS fighting in Syria. This is either straight forward blowback or a pre-planned destabilization of the entire region to start...

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Egypt operates secret prisons for suspected militants

On August 10, 2014 by stratagem
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Editor’s Note: I am going out on a limb. I am starting to think the Arab Spring in Cairo, Egypt was a covert Egyptian military intelligence operation to expose, identify and round up enemies of the...

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Trans-Sahel ‘new frontier’ in global counter-terrorism operations

On August 7, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Defence Web The Sahel-Sahara region is the ‘new frontier’ in global counter-terrorism operations, prompting major transitions in US and French military positioning, according to a new report.Commissioned by the Remote Control Project,...

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Defense Intelligence Agency Plugs Into Social Media for Intelligence Gathering

On August 6, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: WSJ [...] For the past 18 months, the U.S. has invested heavily in ways to collect and examine social-media postings on Facebook, Twitter and overseas regional networks as a source of overseas...

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German Police and Intelligence agencies pinpoint cell phone users via SMS

On August 6, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: DW our of Germany’s agencies sent more than 150,000 “silent” short-service-messages (SMS) to trace mobile phone users in the first half of this year, according to a disclosure published on Wednesday by...

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The FBI uses malware to combat online anonymity

On August 6, 2014 by stratagem
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Editor’s Note: Anonymity already compromised if using TOR – TOR Originally sponsored by the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory  Source: Engadget Online anonymity is a beautiful, terrible thing, so naturally governments and law enforcement types are eager to...

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U.S. military team in Ukraine to advise on MH17 crash probe

On August 5, 2014 by stratagem
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Editor’s Note: When did the Pentagon start deploying survey teams (intelligence officers) to access non-military aircraft crashes?(still no evidence of what actually happened to MH17) This is an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operation...

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Cyber Spooks Are in Demand at Investment Banks

On August 5, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: WSJ-DIGITS The financial sector is looking to bolster its ranks in the war against cybercrime. Banks, including JP Morgan, Citigroup and Bank of America Merrill Lynch have cyber security intelligence roles currently advertised on their...

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USAID Deployed Latin Operatives in Anti-Cuba Ploy

On August 3, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: CBS12 -Associate Press Fernando Murillo was typical of the young Latin Americans deployed to Cuba by a U.S. agency to work undercover. He had little training in the dangers of clandestine operations...

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