BREAKING NEWS: "CYBER INFO SHARING & PROTECTION ACT DEAD FOR NOW." U.S. Defense Chief Accuses Russia Of ‘Nuclear Saber-Rattling’ September 27, 2016 U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has accused Russia of “nuclear saber-rattling.” Russia appears more willing to deploy nuclear weapons today than during the Cold War, U.S. Defense Secretary Asht Carter has warned. Speaking at Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota on September […]

Computer Scientists Close In On ‘Perfect. Hack-Proof Code’          Keith Hartnett had a September 23, 2016 article on’s website, with the title above.I refer you to and Mr. Hartnett’s article for the full piece.      As the Department of Defense (DoD) and the warfighter became more network dependent — […]

The Snowden Movie Does Not Get To The Truth · September 27, 2016 September 27, 2016 | Walter Pincus Walter Pincus The Cipher Brief We still do not know the full Edward Snowden story, and the new Oliver Stone movie about the former NSA contractor makes getting at the truth more difficult. I recognize it’s fictionalized, but […]

How Dien Bien Phu Led To America’s War In Vietnam The Daily Beast · by James A. Warren · September 25, 2016 In the fall of 1953, the fortunes of the Vietminh Communists looked brighter than ever in their seven-year war against Vietnam’s erstwhile colonial masters, the French. General Vo Nguyen Giap, chief architect and strategist of the People’s […]

Excerpt: Though there is no consensus among American commentators, Philippine analyst Richard Javad Heydarin downplays Duterte’s rhetoric and argues that Duterte will pursue a pragmatic foreign policy defined by a “strategic rebalancing” between the United States and China.[xvi] In this event, the Philippines will seek to maintain its security benefits from the United States while also […]

Confrontation With North Korea Inevitable It’s only a matter of time before reclusive state increases its nuclear arsenal and figures out how to miniaturise its weapons for delivery by missiles of increasing range and accuracy By Richard N. Haass | Special to Gulf News Published: 18:44 September 25, 2016 Imagine it is 2020. The director […]

Pentagon’s Top Brass Explores Islamic Ideology’s Ties To Terror Behind The Scenes By Rowan Scarborough – The Washington Times Sunday, September 25, 2016 · by The Washington Times U.S. Special Operations Command has privately pressed the staff of the nation’s highest-ranking military officer to include in his upcoming National Military Strategy a discussion of the Sunni […]

Someone Is Testing A Takedown Of The Entire Internet Fortune – Fortune 500 Daily & Breaking Business News · by David Z. Morris · September 25, 2016 Earlier this month, security expert Bruce Shneier revealed that companies responsible for the basic infrastructure of the Internet are experiencing an escalating series of coordinated attacks that appear designed to test the defenses […]

“Who dares, wins.” ‘THERE IS OFTEN A PLACE FOR MAD PEOPLE’ A cowboy, a one-eyed boxer and a parachuting priest…. meet the original SAS who struck terror into Nazi troops 1842565/a-cowboy-a-one-eyed- boxer-and-a-parachuting- priest-meet-the-original-sas- who-stuck-terror-into-nazi- troops/ The secret archives on the elite squad have been opened for the first time BY BEN MACINTYRE 23rd September […]

Excerpt: North Korea is now rapidly building its nuclear weapons force, and it is maintaining its artillery force, but allowing its conventional Korean People’s Army military capabilities to decline because of lack of funding, resources, and training. For Pyongyang, this is an asymmetric strategy that leverages the two things it thinks it does well – […]