14. 04. 2014
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Pentagon to use drones to create remote wi-fi hotspots

            Source: BBC The Pentagon is planning to turn old drones into wi-fi hotspots. The equipment needed for long-range high-bandwidth wi-fi is often unavailable to troops in the...

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14. 04. 2014
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It’s time to reveal the Israeli role in the US surveillance machine

        Source: mondoweiss If the Israeli government has indeed ordered its spies “to dig up intelligence” showing links between the supporters of BDS and “terrorists and enemy states” asreported in the February...

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14. 04. 2014
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The EU’s Covert Military Satellite Program

                    Source: The Trumpet The EU launched its Sentinel-1a satellite from French Guiana on April 3 as it began the rollout of its advanced fleet of Earth-monitoring...

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12. 04. 2014
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Turkey’s intel agency to have NSA-like body

            Source: hurriyet daily news Turkey’s largest military eavesdropping base, which is run under the country’s national intelligence agency, has been named the Signal Intelligence Directorate (SİB), in efforts...

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09. 04. 2014
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Japan, U.S. must deter ‘creeping aggression’ at sea

            Source: Japan News [...] These same capabilities could be just as easily used by our friends and allies around the world to better defend their sovereignty. That...

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04. 04. 2014
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Hailstorm -Secret military device lets Oakland deputies track cellphones

Source: Detroit News Pontiac— Oakland County commissioners asked no questions last March before unanimously approving a cellphone tracking device so powerful it was used by the military to fight terrorists. Now, though, some...

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03. 04. 2014
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Pentagon is moving aggressively to establish a “network” of elite American commandos across the globe

Source: Defense News The Pentagon is moving aggressively to establish a “network” of elite American commandos across the globe as part of its changing strategy to combat al-Qaida cells in places like North Africa....

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18. 03. 2014
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Andaman and Nicobar Islands: India’s Strategic Outpost

              Source: The Diplomat A distant and long-neglected sentinel outpost in the eastern Indian Ocean, the ANI are a chain of 572 islands (slightly more than 30 of...

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26. 02. 2014
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NSA-Style: Tunisia Setting Up Counterterrorism Unit That Will Also Spy On Citizens

Source: IBT A few weeks ago, in a coastal suburb of Tunis known as Raoued, the government of Tunisia set the stage for creating an NSA-style spy agency to monitor telecommunications and Internet...

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26. 02. 2014
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Forget the NSA, the LAPD Spies on Millions of Innocent Folks

Source: LA Weekly Edward Snowden ripped the blinds off the surveillance state last summer with his leak of top-secret National Security Agency documents, forcing a national conversation about spying in the post-9/11 era....

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22. 02. 2014
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WELCOME TO ALGORITHMIC PRISON

  Source: NextGov Corporations and government are using information about us in a new – and newly insidious – way. Employing massive data files, much of the information taken from the Internet, they...

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16. 02. 2014
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Afghan insurgents fought protracted war despite coalition’s technological superiority

Source: Australian   Source: Australian Strategic Policy Institute 2014 Afghanistan has been perhaps the most intensely “surveilled” battle space in the history of warfare. The military operations that have been waged against an unconventional...

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16. 02. 2014
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Germany is ‘planning to step up counter-espionage’: report

Source: Deutsche Welle Germany is debating plans to expand its counter-espionage personnel and conduct “foundational monitoring” of the embassies of such nations as the United States and Britain, Spiegel said in its report...

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13. 02. 2014
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Repressive governments buy cheap spyware to keep tabs on critics

Source: SCMP Ethiopian journalist Mesay Mekonnen was at his desk at a news service based in the US when gibberish skittered across his computer screen in December. A sophisticated cyberattack was under way....

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11. 02. 2014
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LAPD scopes out Israeli surveillance drones and ‘big data’ solutions for highly militarized counterinsurgency forces

Source: Jewish Journal The LAPD-Israel bond was in large part fused by former LAPD Chief William Bratton, who made official trips to Israel to learn about the country’s advanced counter-terrorism tactics during his...

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01. 02. 2014
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PLA’s Taiwan Attack Scenarios

Source: Taipei Times The US military believes that China is developing “growing confidence” that it can deal with or deter US intervention if Beijing attacks Taiwan. It was also revealed in testimony before...

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22. 01. 2014
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Army looks to virtual training, shared intell amid budget cuts

Source: FCW Amid stagnant budgets and declining force size, Army leaders routinely stress the need to maintain readiness. Finite funding has placed a greater emphasis on simulation, virtual environments and shared platforms for...

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18. 01. 2014
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New ‘Special Mission’ aircraft for the Indian Air force

Source: IBN Live In recent years the Indian Air force (IAF) as part of its ‘transformation’ has been progressively augmenting its fleet of special mission aircraft beyond the usual fighter and transport squadrons....

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17. 01. 2014
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Tiny robots to prowl US-Mexico border’s dark drug tunnels

Source: CSM The nation’s increasingly high-tech battle against drug smuggling along the Southwest border just got another ally: a wireless, compact, camera-equipped robot. Although the military for years has relied on robots for...

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15. 01. 2014
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NSA and US Cyber Command uses covert chips on foreign computers

Source: Arab News The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world — but not in the United States — that allows the US to conduct surveillance on...

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14. 01. 2014
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Ex-Blackwater Chief pitching to run logistics for Chinese mining and energy companies in Africa.

Source: FT China is not known for its moral scruples or sensitivity when it comes to investing in dangerous countries. It may help to build schools, hospitals and railways as a quid pro...

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17. 12. 2013
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India’s spooks prepare to peer through their own PRISM: NETRA

India’s spooks prepare to peer through their own PRISM: NETRA

Source: Register  The Indian government is gearing up to switch on “NETRA”, a large scale internet surveillance system that will allow its spy agencies to monitor suspicious online communications in order to detect...

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12. 12. 2013
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Call Made to Congress for China War Plan

Call Made to Congress for China War Plan

Source: DoDBuzz The U.S. military needs a more focused war plan specific to China, especially after China’s recent declaration of an air defense zone over the East China Sea, a group of defense...

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11. 12. 2013
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The highly classified American facility in Qatar, the Combined Air and Space Operations Center

The highly classified American facility in Qatar, the Combined Air and Space Operations Center

Source: NYT Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s visit to the advanced air operations center here this week was not just a stop at an important outpost of the United States military. It was also...

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10. 12. 2013
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NSAs Special Source and Tailored Access Operation Teams & Google cookies pinpoint targets for hacking and mass commercial surveillance

NSAs Special Source and Tailored Access Operation Teams & Google cookies pinpoint targets for hacking and mass commercial surveillance

Source: WP – The Switch The National Security Agency is secretly piggybacking on the tools that enable Internet advertisers to track consumers, using “cookies” and location data to pinpoint targets for government hacking...

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09. 12. 2013
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Spy agencies in covert push to infiltrate virtual world of online gaming

Spy agencies in covert push to infiltrate virtual world of online gaming

Source: Guardian To the National Security Agency analyst writing a briefing to his superiors, the situation was clear: their current surveillance efforts were lacking something. The agency’s impressive arsenal of cable taps and...

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08. 12. 2013
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The Wizards of Langley: Inside CIA’s directorate

The Wizards of Langley: Inside CIA’s directorate

Source: Frontier Post Jeffery T. Richelson is an American author, who has extensively produced literature on the process of intelligence gathering, historical technological up gradation of intelligence agencies and its impacts on national...

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06. 12. 2013
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Who is monitoring the covert operations of the world’s Five Eyes SIGINT agencies

Who is monitoring the covert operations of the world’s Five Eyes SIGINT agencies

Source: SMH Not since the infamous Sheraton Hotel incident in Melbourne 30 years ago, when weapons-brandishing spies bungled a mock hostage rescue exercise, has the Australian Secret Intelligence Service wound up with so...

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