Real Life Armageddon! Spacecraft Carrying Nuclear Explosives Could Launch By The End Of The Decade – To Save Earth From Asteroids      Jonathan O’Callaghan, writing in the March 31, 2015 edition of London’s TheDailyMailOnline, notes that a group of scientists seeking to develop an asteroid-busting missile will seek funding later this year for […]

Why Operation Jade Helm 15 Is Freaking Out The Internet – And Why It Shouldn’t Be By Dan Lamothe March 31 at 9:48 AM Green Berets assigned to the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) clear rooms inside a compound during a training mission held Feb. 20 at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida. (Photo by Capt. Thomas […]

Infantry Overhaul: How DARPA’s New Experiments Could Shake Up Ground Warfare news/checkpoint/wp/2015/03/30/ infantry-overhaul-how-darpas- new-experiments-could-shake- up-ground-warfare/ By Dan Lamothe March 30 This artist’s rendering shows how the Persistent Close Air Support program allows ground troops and air crews to jointly select and employ precision-guided weapons from aircraft. (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) As Libya spiraled into chaos […]

Countering Boko Haram Propaganda: A Memo to US Policymakers http:// georgetownsecuritystudiesrevie boko-haram-propaganda-a-memo- to-us-policymakers/ Mar 30, 2015  georgeu3  Africa, GSSR Forum, International Security, Terrorism, Uncategor ized   0 Abubakar Shekau, Leader of Boko Haram, Wikimedia Commons By Josh Forgét, Columnist Boko Haram (or Jama’atu Ahlus-Sunnah Lidda’Awati Wal Jihad) is in the midst of a media transition. Inspired by the Islamic State of Iraq […] Idealism Without Illusion Alan Johnson Iran’s Latest Bait and Switch 31 March 2015 Watching the P5+1 talks, I’ve been thinking a lot about the final scene of the classic movie Some Like it Hot. Remember it? Jack Lemmon has spent much of the film dressed as a woman, and as a result, has […] Russia Again Flight Tests New ICBM to Treaty-Violating Range Test prompts renewed debate on violation of ’87 INF Treaty Russian RS-26 missile / Russia-2 TV BY: Bill Gertz March 31, 2015 5:00 am Russia conducted a flight test of a new intercontinental ballistic missile earlier this month that some U.S. officials and security […]

Is Your iPhone Passcode [Security Code] Useless?  Hack Reveals How Cyber Criminals Can Bypass The Four-Digit Code On Your Handset — With a $297 Device — And Up To Four Days To Compromise      Victoria Woollaston, writing in the March 31, 2015 edition of London’s TheDailyMailOnline, reports that “a team of experts has […]