How Web Archivists and Other Digital Sleuths Are Unraveling the Mystery of MH17 news/the-intersect/wp/2014/07/ 21/how-web-archivists-and- other-digital-sleuths-are- unraveling-the-mystery-of- mh17/ By Caitlin Dewey July 21 An armed pro-Russian separatist stands on part of the wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on July 17, after the plane crashed near the settlement of Grabovo, in Ukraine’s Donetsk […]

2 Ukrainian SU-25 Jet Fighters Shot Down By Pro-Russian Separatists Just six days after shooting down a Malaysian airliner with 298 people onboard, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry has reported that two of its SU-25 jet fighters were shot-down in the past hours, over an area called Savur Mogila. Two crew members were reportedly on […]

Al-Qaida-Affiliated Syrian Insurgents Seize Towns From US-Backed Rebels By Mousab Alhamadee McClatchy Foreign Staff Published: July 23, 2014 us/al-qaida-affiliated-syrian- insurgents-seize-towns-from- us-backed-rebels-1.294782?utm_ source=feedburner&utm_medium= feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ starsandstripes%2Fgeneral+% 28Stars+and+Stripes%29 ISTANBUL – Fighters from the Nusra Front, al-Qaida’s official affiliate in Syria, on Tuesday seized three strategic towns on the border with Turkey in a major blow to U.S.-backed […] Islamic State Crushes and Coerces on March Towards Baghdad BY MAGGIE FICK AND ISRA’ AL-RUBEI’I BAGHDAD Tue Jul 22, 2014 5:15am EDT 1 OF 6. A general view shows Tikrit University, where Iraqi special forces clashed with fighters from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) last month, July 18, 2014. […]

U.S. Intelligence Concludes No Evidence Of Direct Russian Link To Downing Of Malaysian Flight MH17 Over Ukraine Fox News, as well as other news outlets, are reporting this evening that the U.S. Intelligence Community (IC) has concluded that “there is no evidence of direct Russian involvement in the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines Flight […]

SPIEGEL ONLINE International Germany Increases Counterintelligence in Response to US Spying Keeping Spies Out: German Ratchets Up Counterintelligence Measures Last year Britain’s Independent newspaper exposed that Britain’s GCHQ had established a “secret listening post” on top of the British Embassy in Berlin. The cylindric structure has since been removed. Zoom Last year Britain’s Independent newspaper […] A Russian-Backed Separatist Guards the Wreckage of MH17 on Friday | Maxim Zmeyev/Reuters MH17 and Moscow’s Magical Mystery Jets Mark GaleottiJuly 22, 2014 After a weekend of virtual silence—while elements of the Russian media tried to fill the infospace with all kinds of lurid and rapidly-debunked rumor and conjecture—Monday saw Moscow hit back at […]


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