Category Al Qaeda

Registering As A Syrian Refugee Makes Life Easier For Terrorists In Germany

http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/right-wing-german-soldier-disguised-as-a-refugee-a-1145267.html#ref=nl-international Refugee and Soldier The Double Life of a Right-Wing Terror Suspect A suspected right-wing extremist German army officer is thought to have been planning an attack. As part of his preparation, he registered as a refugee from Syria. Now, Franco A. has been arrested in a perplexing case full of riddles. By Jörg Diehl and Matthias Gebauer […]

The Terrorist Threat To Aviation: Back Again

The Terrorist Threat To Aviation: Back Again APRIL 26, 2017 | BRUCE HOFFMAN www.thecipherbrief.com View Original April 26th, 2017 In March, the Trump Administration imposed a new set of restrictions targeting carry-on luggage after intelligence reports indicated that terrorist organizations have been perfecting techniques to conceal explosive devices in laptop batteriesand smuggle them on board aircrafts. The […]

Outgoing CIA Lawyer Says The Top Threat Facing U.S. Is Cyber

Outgoing CIA Lawyer Says The Top Threat Facing U.S. Is Cyber By Jenna Mclaughlin, www.stripes.com View Original April 25th, 2017 During her tenure as the CIA’s top lawyer, Caroline Krass dealt with investigations into the CIA’s enhanced interrogation programs and black sites, unrest in Ukraine and Crimea, the rise of ISIS, normalizing relations with Cuba, the Syrian […]

Chinese Jihadis’ Rise In Syria Raises Concerns At Home

Interesting.  RCP   Chinese Jihadis’ Rise In Syria Raises Concerns At Home By BASSEM MROUE AND GERRY SHIH | Associated Press | Published: April 22, 2017 Turkistan Islamic Party, www.stripes.com View Original April 22nd, 2017 BEIRUT — Many don’t speak Arabic and their role in Syria is little known to the outside world, but the Chinese […]

Might IS, al-Qaida Team Up In Iraq?

     This team-up — if it happens — isn’t just going to be in Iraq.  Gareth Davies wrote in the Daily Mail Online earlier this week that “Messengers representing ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and his counterpart, Ayman al Zawhiri have discussed what is understood to be a merger deal.”  Mr. Davies cited the […]

Daniel Suarez Says In New Book That Gene Engineering, Not Artificial Intelligence Is The Next Big Threat: No One Is Prepared For An Era, When Editing DNA Is As Easy As Editing A Microsoft Word Document

Daniel Suarez Says In New Book That Gene Engineering, Not Artificial Intelligence Is The Next Big Threat:  No One Is Prepared For An Era, When Editing DNA Is As Easy As Editing A Microsoft Word Document    www.fortunascorner.com   “The successors to Silicon Valley will be in Singapore, Hong Kong, Mumbai — and, in places […]

Sound And Fury: By Max Boot

Sound And Fury By Max Boot, www.nytimes.com View Original April 14th, 2017 When I read of the United States forces’ dropping of the second-largest non-nuclear explosive in their arsenal — the 21,000-pound GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) — in eastern Afghanistan, I am reminded of what John Paul Vann, the legendary Army officer and civilian adviser […]

CIA Dir. Pompeo Makes 1st Public Speech As CIA Head: Denounces Those Who Are Leaking Sensitive Sources & Methods And Putting Agency Personnel & America As A Whole — At Risk

https://www.cia.gov/news-information/speeches-testimony/2017-speeches-testimony/pompeo-delivers-remarks-at-csis.html   Director Pompeo Delivers Remarks at CSIS Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo at the Center for Strategic and International Studies April 13, 2017 Good afternoon, it is a great pleasure to be here at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, home to some of the sharpest […]

U. S.-Led Coalition Accidentally Bombs Syrian Allies, Killing 18

U. S.-Led Coalition Accidentally Bombs Syrian Allies, Killing 18 By Thomas Gibbons-neff, www.washingtonpost.com View Original April 13th, 2017 U.S.-led aircraft accidentally bombed friendly Syrian forces fighting the Islamic State in northern Syria earlier this week, killing 18, the Pentagon said Thursday. The April 11 bombing marks the worst confirmed friendly-fire incident in the nearly three-year-old war against the terrorist group. The U.S.-led coalition said […]

Machines Could Soon Take Over From Humanity Warns Cambridge University;s Lord Martin Rees: The Astronomer Royal Recently Discussed The Likelihood Of Alien Life, The Growing Terrorist Threat, & His Anger Over Brexit

Machines Could Soon Take Over From Humanity Warns Cambridge University;s Lord Martin Rees:  The Astronomer Royal Recently Discussed The Likelihood Of Alien Life, The Growing Terrorist Threat, & His Anger Over Brexit   www.fortunascorner.com        Earlier this month (April 4, 2017), world renown cosmologist and astrophysicist, Lord Martin Rees, sat down for a […]