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AFRICOM set to open second drone base in Niger

Source: Washington Post The Pentagon is preparing to open a drone base in one of the remotest places on Earth: an ancient caravan crossroads in the middle of the Sahara. After months of...

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28. 08. 2014
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Chinese interceptions of U.S. military planes could intensify due to submarine base

Source: Euro News One Chinese naval officer has advice for fighter pilots intercepting U.S. surveillance planes in the wake of an incident over the South China Sea last week that Washington condemned as...

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United Nations ramping up peacekeeper drone surveillance flights

Source:  Al Jazeera Eastern Congo is a testing ground of sorts, as the U.N. tries to streamline its global forces of nearly 100,000 deployed personnel who are grappling with increasingly intractable missions in...

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25. 08. 2014
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U.S. military preps for surveillance flights over Syria

Editor’s Note: Agreed. The Pentagon is preparing for the expansion of airstrikes into Syrian territory. Source: MarketWatch The Pentagon is preparing to send surveillance aircraft, including drones, into Syrian airspace to gather intelligence...

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24. 08. 2014
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For sale: Systems that can secretly track where cellphone users go around the globe

    Editor’s Note: Your movements, habits and privacy are tracked and surveyed by governments and corporations because information is a commodity. Source: Washington Post Makers of surveillance systems are offering governments across the world the ability to...

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19. 08. 2014
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Listening In: The U.S. Navy Is Tracking Ocean Sounds Collected by Scientists

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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16. 08. 2014
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Dempsey Favors Building Vietnamese Naval Capabilities

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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07. 08. 2014
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Trans-Sahel ‘new frontier’ in global counter-terrorism operations

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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06. 08. 2014
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German Police and Intelligence agencies pinpoint cell phone users via SMS

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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02. 08. 2014
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Japan to create SDF space monitoring division by 2019

Editor’s Note: SDF space monitoring unit will be more than keeping tabs on space junk and debris. Japan’s space monitoring unit will be responsible for monitoring all aspects of China’s developing space capabilities. ISR of Chinese...

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28. 07. 2014
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New York State and DHS collecting and archiving tens of millions of records that track vehicle movement

Source: USA Today In a crime-fighting tactic that sets civil libertarians’ teeth on edge, police in Monroe County and other urban counties across New York state are collecting and archiving tens of millions...

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27. 07. 2014
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U.S. military needs better technologies for subterranean operations

Source: Defense Update Tunnels warfare is not new, in fact it has been part of military history since ancient times, through the 20th century. but has been abandoned by modern military with the...

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20. 07. 2014
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Meet Executive Order 12333: The Reagan rule that lets the NSA spy on Americans

Source: Washington Post Bulk data collection that occurs inside the United States contains built-in protections for U.S. persons, defined as U.S. citizens, permanent residents and companies. Such collection must be authorized by statute...

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16. 07. 2014
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Russia to reopen SIGINT station in Cuba

Source: RBTH Russia and Cuba have agreed in principle to reactive the electronic monitoring station at Lourdes, near Havana. Moscow abandoned it in 2001, lacking the means to continue to operate a station...

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06. 07. 2014
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The future of warfare: self-healing aircraft and ‘transformer’ plane

  Source: Telegraph The experts at BAE Systems’ research and development team at Warton, Lancashire, also revealed the Survivor, a lightweight adhesive fluid built inside the aircraft, which means jets can heal themselves...

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30. 06. 2014
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Small Wars: U.S. Marine SCT’s deploy to Central America for 6 months to battle cartels

Source: Marine  Corps Times Marines are contributing to the fight against some of the most sophisticated and brutal narcotics traffickers the Americas have ever seen, known for hanging their rivals from overpasses and ruthlessly...

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30. 06. 2014
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FBI, CIA Use Backdoor Searches To Warrentlessly Spy On Americans’ Communications

Source: Tech Dirt The other shoe just dropped when it comes to how the federal government illegally spies on Americans. Last summer, the details of the NSA’s “backdoor searches” were revealed. This involved big collections...

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25. 06. 2014
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5-Eyes conducting largest electronic warfare exercise in Europe

Source: plymouth herald Royal Marines are currently hosting the largest ever joint ‘Electronic Warfare’ exercise to date in Europe. The month long exercise on Dartmoor sees UK, US, Australian, New Zealand and Canadian military,...

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25. 06. 2014
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Predicting crime, LAPD’s Geographic Policing Divisions

Source: Guardian The Los Angeles Police Department, like many urban police forces today, is both heavily armed and thoroughly computerised. The Real-Time Analysis and Critical Response Division in downtown LA is its central processor. Rows...

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23. 06. 2014
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National Reconnaissance Office wants to tap video game technology

Source: USA Today The National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), the secretive agency that launches and runs the nation’s spy satellite system, is looking at technology developed by the video game industry to help it improve...

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23. 06. 2014
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‘Polish-American alliance complete bullshit’ says foreign minister

Source: the news pl In exerts released ahead of the Monday edition of the magazine, which last week published tapes of damaging and embarrassing conversations by a central banker and ministers, among others,...

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09. 06. 2014
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SPAWAR probing into commercial undersea cables for maritime surveillance

Source: military aerospace U.S. Navy undersea warfare experts are trying to tap into the commercial undersea cable industry to find recent technological advances that might be useful in maritime surveillancesystems (MSS). Officials of the Space and...

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07. 06. 2014
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Coal spies: The secret world of black ops

Source: SMH The coal spies have put a spotlight on undercover surveillance methods. [...] The former military intelligence officer and Harley Davidson enthusiast called himself Tony Allen, and fitted in at first with...

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06. 06. 2014
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Germany Admits Shadowy Facilities Were Spy Stations

Source: Morning Star GERMANY’S foreign intelligence agency officially lifted the lid on some of its worst-kept secrets today and admitted that several shadowy facilities around the country were spy stations. The Federal Intelligence...

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03. 06. 2014
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GCHQ’s BEYOND TOP SECRET Middle Eastern INTERNET SPY BASE

Source: Register Above-top-secret details of Britain’s covert surveillance programme – including the location of a clandestine British base tapping undersea cables in the Middle East – have so far remained secret, despite being...

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30. 05. 2014
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German foreign intelligence agency wants to access social media sites in real time

Source: Deutsche Welles The German foreign intelligence agency (BND) reportedly plans to expand its digital espionage operations, according to several German media outlets. The German daily Süddeutsche Zeitung, as well as broadcasters NDR...

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25. 05. 2014
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Pentagon to use drones to speed battlefield response times

Source: Washington Times System analyzes military surveillance in real time. Pentagon officials monitoring combat zones and sensitive hot spots like Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya will soon have access to a breakthrough technology that will enable...

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23. 05. 2014
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Insect-inspired technology to extend battlefield situational awareness

Source: U.S. Army Soldiers’ missions frequently lead them to locations where they must assess the status of structures, and where the presence of threats is not immediately known or easily detectable.These threats include...

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20. 05. 2014
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US Special Ops Commanders: We Need ISR in Africa, Comms in Arctic

                    Source: Defense News A group of US special operations leaders outlined what capabilities their troops will need in the coming years here today,...

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16. 05. 2014
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AFRICOM Not Sharing Intelligence Data With Nigeria Security Forces

Editor’s Note: The entire kidnapping/terrorists  is nothing more than farce put forth buy the media and military. This is nothing more than a joint U.S. and Nigerian Corporate/military strategic move to position themselves...

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13. 05. 2014
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The secret group that “controls everything” in North Korea

              Source: XIndex Jang Jin-sung, formerly poet laureate for North Korea, is one of its highest-ranking defectors and most vocal critics. A meteoric career that saw him...

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11. 05. 2014
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U.S. drone missions to monitor Chinese, N. Korean activities

Source: Japan News Full-scale large military drone operations will start shortly in Japan and its nearby airspace to monitor Chinese military activities and North Korea’s nuclear and missile development. The U.S. Air Force...

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02. 05. 2014
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Analysis: How the UK connects to the US global drone network

            Source: Computer Weekly A Computer Weekly investigation subsequently established that the UK plays a crucial role in supporting the US military network by providing part of the core...

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23. 04. 2014
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Pentagon is using environmental monitoring satellites to plan and shape its warfighting capabilities

      Source: ISN/Small Wars Journal   The Department of Defense (DOD) currently uses several satellite constellations to remotely monitor the environment. One of DOD’s primary interests in environmental monitoring is detecting...

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21. 04. 2014
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Mesh Networks to avoid surveillance in Tunisia funded by U.S. State Department

          Editor’s Note: Any communication network funded by U.S. State Department and USAID  is a red flag. You should be asking yourself why the State Department is beta testing...

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20. 04. 2014
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China eavesdropping on PH maritime activities

              Source: abs-cbnnews China has not only deployed and maintained the presence of its surveillance and navy ships in the West Philippine Sea, but has positioned advanced communications...

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18. 04. 2014
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Japan sends Self-Defense Force to remote island, risks angering China

          Source: UPI Japan has sent 100 members of its Self-Defense Force to its westernmost outpost, an island off the coast of Taiwan and 150 kilometers (93 miles) from...

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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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02. 12. 2013
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The Sixth Dimension has Taken Off

The Sixth Dimension has Taken Off

Source: Israel Defense The next Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA) will consist of C6ISR formations, argues Brig. Gen. (Res.) Gal Hirsch in a unique, ground-breaking article. The sixth C stands for Commando –...

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26. 11. 2013
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Corporate espionage and mercenary spooks undermines democracy

Corporate espionage and mercenary spooks undermines democracy

Source: Reuters It’s not just the NSA that has been caught spying on Americans. Some of our nation’s largest corporations have been conducting espionage as well, against civic groups. For these big companies...

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18. 11. 2013
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EU ‘civilian’ mission training paramilitaries in Libya

EU ‘civilian’ mission training paramilitaries in Libya

Source: EU Observer Both units are part of Libya’s defence ministry. The BG, a gendarmerie of some 9,000 men responsible for land borders, is, according to the EU paper, under the “direct command”...

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17. 11. 2013
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NSA, Unit 8200, Technion, NICE systems, Comverse, and Check Point’s role in U.S. militarization, domestic-international intelligence surveillance and drug trafficking

NSA, Unit 8200, Technion, NICE systems, Comverse, and Check Point’s role in U.S. militarization, domestic-international intelligence surveillance and drug trafficking

Source: mondoweiss [...] Technion’s links with surveillance operations The American Technion Society, which is a New York City-based fundraising/public relations outlet for Technion, states in a YouTube video: “The world often turns to...

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13. 11. 2013
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NRO classified program ‘THUNDERSTORM’ speeds satellite data transmission

NRO classified program ‘THUNDERSTORM’ speeds satellite data transmission

Source: USA Today The secretive Pentagon agency that runs the nation’s system of spy satellites has cut the time it takes to transmit intelligence data to analysts by a dramatic margin as part...

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10. 11. 2013
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Americans have PRISM, and the Russians have SORM and PAK.

Americans have PRISM, and the Russians have SORM and PAK.

Source: tvn24.pl Rough translation If Edward Snowden actually is an enemy of the ubiquitous wiretaps, that the place of asylum could not have chosen a worse country. Putin’s Russia is a world leader...

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07. 11. 2013
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Cyprus Emerges as Middle East Power Player

Cyprus Emerges as Middle East Power Player

Source: Algemeiner The Republic of Cyprus has entered the maelstrom of the world’s most volatile region thanks to new-found gas and oil reserves combined with an erratic Turkish foreign policy and a civil...

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05. 11. 2013
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China sets up station to monitor Indian Air Force at Ladakh

China sets up station to monitor Indian Air Force at Ladakh

Source: NDTV China has built a station to monitor the movement of Indian planes at the Daulat Beg Oldie (DBO) sector in Ladakh near the Line of Actual Control, the site of a...

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05. 11. 2013
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Cyprus: Isle of spies

Cyprus: Isle of spies

Source: Press Europe Due to its strategic location, Cyprus has long been a hotspot for spies. The British secret service has located one of its main listening posts on the island: complete with...

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16. 10. 2013
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EU Tightens Its Grip on the Mediterranean

EU Tightens Its Grip on the Mediterranean

Source: The Trumpet The European Parliament approved a new “big brother” surveillance program for the Mediterranean Sea on October 10, after an overcrowded boat full of migrants sank off the Italian island of...

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09. 10. 2013
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FBI’s Wireless Intercept and Tracking Teams

FBI’s Wireless Intercept and Tracking Teams

Source: Slate The FBI likes to keep quiet about its surveillance methods. But a series of newly released documents shares details about the secretive tactics it uses to covertly monitor cellphones. As part...

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08. 10. 2013
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Denmark Boosts Specialized Military Resources for Arctic Security

Denmark Boosts Specialized Military Resources for Arctic Security

Source: Defense News Denmark’s establishment of a specialized military command to police the country’s vast Arctic territories in 2012 underlined its intent to develop a heightened and better-resourced defense and security strategy in...

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08. 10. 2013
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Projekt 6: CIA | Germany Islamist Database

Projekt 6: CIA | Germany Islamist Database

Source: Business Recorder Germany’s intelligence services cooperated with the US CIA for years on a database of suspected jihadists and their supporters in Germany, the weekly Der Spiegel reported on Sunday. Under the...

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17. 09. 2013
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AFSOC’s new weapon: Portable unmanned aircraft bases

AFSOC’s new weapon: Portable unmanned aircraft bases

Source: Air Force Times AAir Forceir Force Special Operations Command has taken its rapid-deploy strategy to a new fleet of aircraft: unmanned Predators. Special operators have recently tested their ability to load two...

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16. 09. 2013
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“Five Eyes” Monitoring and mapping the Pacific

“Five Eyes” Monitoring and mapping the Pacific

Source: Island Business When you make a phone call, send an email or use your Facebook page, information that you send across the airwaves or through the Internet can be scooped up by...

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13. 09. 2013
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Pentagon’s kinetic operations expands to a four-nation region of Uganda, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic.

Pentagon’s kinetic operations expands to a four-nation region of Uganda, South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and the Central African Republic.

Source: Military Times The Pentagon mission to help four central African nations track warlord Joseph Kony could extend deep into 2015, according to records released Wednesday. As part of Operation Observant Compass, the...

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02. 09. 2013
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Hemisphere Project: Drug Enforcement Administration mine AT&T phone records dating back decades

Hemisphere Project: Drug Enforcement Administration mine AT&T phone records dating back decades

Source: UPI NYT: Drug Agents Use Vast Phone Trove, Eclipsing N.S.A.’s Interactive Slideshow U.S. law enforcement accessed a database of phone calls for a longer time than the National Security Agency’s monitored cellphones,...

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30. 08. 2013
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Analysis: How C4ISR assets will support Syria campaign

Analysis: How C4ISR assets will support Syria campaign

Source: Defense News When Libya was embroiled in a civil war in 2011, NATO forces stepped in and, operating under the legal sanction of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1973, instituted a no-fly zone...

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25. 08. 2013
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‘Special Collection Service’ Decrypted United Nations Communication Traffic

‘Special Collection Service’ Decrypted United Nations Communication Traffic

Source: Der Spiegel The UN headquarters in New York intercepted more than 80 U.S. embassies and consulates worldwide abused as a listening post: the new MIRROR revelations about the practices of the U.S. Secret...

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23. 08. 2013
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DARPA: Network of unmanned undersea platforms would assist manned vessels

DARPA: Network of unmanned undersea platforms would assist manned vessels

Source: Phys Org Today’s naval forces rely primarily on highly capable multifunctional manned platforms, such as ships and submarines. Even the most advanced vessel, however, can only be in one place at a...

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22. 08. 2013
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Code-name“Tempora” – UK’s secret Middle-East internet surveillance base

Code-name“Tempora” – UK’s secret Middle-East internet surveillance base

Via StratRisks – Must Read: Glimmerglass Intercepts Undersea Cable Traffic for Spy Agencies Source: Independent Britain runs a secret internet-monitoring station in the Middle East to intercept and process vast quantities of emails,...

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22. 08. 2013
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Full Spectrum Dominance:  Code Name for US Continual Wars

Full Spectrum Dominance: Code Name for US Continual Wars

Source: aljazeerah.info James Madison issued a warning to America in 1795 of the effects of continual war: “Of all the enemies to public liberty war is, perhaps, the most to be dreaded because...

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21. 08. 2013
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NSA Spying Gets Even Creepier With Facial Recognition Software

NSA Spying Gets Even Creepier With Facial Recognition Software

Source: Policy Mic The Department of Homeland Security is developing new technology that would allow it to scan people’s faces and identify them in a crowd. The Biometric Optic Surveillance System (BOSS), has...

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14. 08. 2013
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Jordan seeks U.S. manned ISR aircraft | a small U.S. counter-terrorism footprint in Iraq

Jordan seeks U.S. manned ISR aircraft | a small U.S. counter-terrorism footprint in Iraq

Jordan on Wednesday asked the United States to provide manned U.S. surveillance aircraft to help keep an eye on its border with Syria, the top U.S. military officer said, as the kingdom struggles...

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14. 08. 2013
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How A ‘Deviant’ Philosopher Built Palantir, A CIA-Funded Data-Mining Juggernaut

How A ‘Deviant’ Philosopher Built Palantir, A CIA-Funded Data-Mining Juggernaut

Source: Forbes Since rumors began to spread that a startup called Palantir helped to kill Osama bin Laden, Alex Karp hasn’t had much time to himself. On one sun-baked July morning in Silicon...

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08. 08. 2013
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MILITARY ILLEGALLY AIDED ICE IN MONEY LAUNDERING CASE, CIVIL RIGHTS LAWYER SAYS

MILITARY ILLEGALLY AIDED ICE IN MONEY LAUNDERING CASE, CIVIL RIGHTS LAWYER SAYS

Source: NextGov The military’s Special Operations Command and an agency of the Homeland Security Department engaged in an investigation of a $2.5 billion money laundering scheme that violated long-standing policies that preclude military...

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31. 07. 2013
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Japan and China step up drone race as tension builds over disputed islands

Japan and China step up drone race as tension builds over disputed islands

Source: Guardian Drones have taken centre stage in an escalating arms race betweenChina and Japan as they struggle to assert their dominance over disputed islands in the East China Sea. China is rapidly expanding its nascent drone...

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16. 07. 2013
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The Creepy, Long-Standing Practice of Undersea Cable Tapping

The Creepy, Long-Standing Practice of Undersea Cable Tapping

Source: Atlantic In the early 1970′s, the U.S. government learned that an undersea cable ran parallel to the Kuril Islands off the eastern coast of Russia, providing a vital communications link between two...

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09. 07. 2013
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Glimpse Inside Air-Sea Battle: Nukes, Cyber At Its Heart

Glimpse Inside Air-Sea Battle: Nukes, Cyber At Its Heart

Source: Breaking Defense PENTAGON: In intellectual terms, Air-Sea Battle is the biggest of the military’s big ideas for its post-Afghanistan future. But what is it, really? It’s a constantly evolving concept for high-tech, high-intensity conflict that touches...

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07. 07. 2013
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Death by ‘security’: Israel’s military machinations in Latin America

Death by ‘security’: Israel’s military machinations in Latin America

Source: Al Jazeera According to a Mexican news article that surfaced in May, the Israeli military will begin training the police force in Mexico’s southeastern state of Chiapas, where the predominantly indigenous Zapatista National Liberation...

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18. 06. 2013
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CIS – Commonwealth of Surveillance States

CIS – Commonwealth of Surveillance States

Source: UZ Russia is supplying Central Asia with Internet and phone surveillance equipment in order for Central Asian governments to keep their political opponents in check, claims Access. Expert for the global movement...

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17. 06. 2013
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Google’s deep CIA and NSA connections

Google’s deep CIA and NSA connections

Source: Pravda The Western media is currently full of articles reporting Google’s denial that it cooperated in a government program to massively spy on American and foreign citizens by accessing data from Googles...

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13. 06. 2013
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Corporate Warriors: Mercenary Armies of the 21st century for vast secret surveillance

Corporate Warriors: Mercenary Armies of the 21st century for vast secret surveillance

Editor’s Note: PRISM is corporate surveillance Source: 24 Translated It’s already been baptized Digital Blackwater.For those who do not remember, Blackwater – now known as the less threatening of Academi – was the...

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21. 05. 2013
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Low-flying choppers are ‘conducting surveillance projects’

Low-flying choppers are ‘conducting surveillance projects’

Source: WTVR Helicopter blades are still piercing the air and rattling the nerves of one Chesterfield woman. “It was green, no words on it from what I could see, no special symbols, but,...

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