Monthly Archives: March 2016

DoD Press Release On “Hack The Pentagon,” Initiative

03/31/2016 01:00 PM CDT IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-113-16 Mar. 31, 2016 Statement by Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook on DoD’s Partnership with HackerOne on the “Hack the Pentagon” Security Initiative The Department of Defense (DoD) announced today that interested participants may now register to compete in the “Hack the Pentagon” pilot. The pilot, designed to […]

Shifting Blame, White House Faults War General’s 2014 ISIS Assessment As He Departs

Would you expect anything less from this White House?  RCP Shifting Blame, White House Faults War General’s 2014 ISIS Assessment As He Departs By Rowan Scarborough – The Washington Times – Wednesday, March 30, 2016 http://www.washingtontimes. com/news/2016/mar/30/white- house-faults-decorated-us- generals-handling-/print/ Army Gen. Lloyd Austin relinquished command in Tampa, Florida, on Wednesday of the U.S. forces fighting the Islamic […]

‘North Korea Seen Successful In Design Of ICBM Vehicle, Nuclear Warhead’

‘North Korea Seen Successful In Design Of ICBM Vehicle, Nuclear Warhead’ 2016/03/31 20:33 Tweet Facebook Share Google +1 Reduce Enlarge Print http://english.yonhapnews.co. kr/news/2016/03/31/ 0200000000AEN20160331010900315 .html?input=www.tweeter.com? e52b9bb8?804ebca0 SEOUL, March 31 (Yonhap) — North Korea appears to have succeeded in designing both a re-entry vehicle for the KN-08 intercontinental ballistic missile and a nuclear warhead, although it […]

21 Generals Lead ISIS War the U.S. Denies Fighting

thedailybeast.com Exclusive: 21 Generals Lead ISIS War the U.S. Denies Fighting by Nancy A. Youssef  March 31, 2016  4 min read  original There are only 5,000 U.S. troops in Iraq-about what a colonel usually commands. But for this ISIS war, as many as 21 generals have been deployed. Why? In the war against the self-proclaimed Islamic […]

Advanced Malware Targeting Internet Of Things (IoT) & Routers

Advanced Malware Targeting Internet Of Things (IoT) & Routers www.fortunascorner.com      Mohit Kumar writes on the March 30, 2016 website, The Hacker News, that “researchers at the security firm ESET, have discovered a piece of Malware that is targeting embedded devices such as routers, and other connected devices like gateways and wireless access points […]

North Korea’s System Of Privilege, Loyalty And ‘Human Rights Denial’

North Korea’s System Of Privilege, Loyalty And ‘Human Rights Denial’ By Robert M. Collins – – Wednesday, March 30, 2016 http://www.washingtontimes. com/news/2016/mar/30/north- korea-nuclear-threat-nks- system-of-privilege/print/ Especially since the release of the report by the U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (UNCOI) in February 2014, Kim Jong-un’s regime has come […]

A Nuclear-Armed ISIS Is Not That Far Fetched

A Nuclear-Armed ISIS Is Not That Far Fetched www.fortunascorner.com      So says Matthew Bunn, Co-Principal Investigator at the Project on Managing The Atom, at Harvard’s Belfer Center.  As I have written many times on this blog, the Islamic State, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, Boko Haram, etc. have a burning desire to inflict catastrophic damage against […]

Murder in Mayfair: A Very Expensive Poison: The Definitive Story Of The Murder Of Litvinenko & Russia’s War With The West

http://www.lrb.co.uk/v38/n07/peter-pomerantsev/murder-in-mayfair?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=3807&utm_content=usca_subsact&hq_e=el&hq_m=4202169&hq_l=9&hq_v=0949284906 Vol. 38 No. 7 · 31 March 2016 pages 3-6 | 4630 words Murder in Mayfair Peter Pomerantsev BUYA Very Expensive Poison: The Definitive Story of the Murder of Litvinenko and Russia’s War with the West by Luke Harding Faber, 424 pp, £12.99, March, ISBN 978 1 78335 093 3 As he lay dying Alexander Litvinenko solved his own murder and foresaw the […]

3D Printing Key To Hypersonic Weapons: Raytheon

breakingdefense.com 3D Printing Key To Hypersonic Weapons: Raytheon by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr.  3 min read  original Raytheon 3D printer at work ARLINGTON: The race is on to build hypersonic weapons, missiles that blow through a target’s defenses at more than five times the speed of sound. Or should that be “the race to grow hypersonic weapons”? It turns out an […]

Drones Are The New IEDs & Troops Need A New Way To Fight Them

Paul Scharre’s December 2015 CNAS report it can be downloaded at this link: http://www.cnas.org/ sites/default/files/ publications-pdf/CNAS% 20Report_Uncertain%20Ground_ 151203%20v02.pdf  Drones Are the New IEDs And Troops Need a New Way To Fight Them Think tank report says adversaries will increasingly use drones to hunt American forces. http://www.popularmechanics. com/military/weapons/a20196/ drone-ied-us-ground-forces/ By Kyle Mizokami Mar 30, 2016 A report by a […]