Category DIA

Could Hackers Trigger A Nuclear War?  Or, Make It So Our Nuclear Weapons Won’t Fire?  What Can, Should We Do About It?

2018-01-11-cybersecurity-nuclear-weapons-unal-lewis-final Could Hackers Trigger A Nuclear War?  Or, Make It So Our Nuclear Weapons Won’t Fire?  What Can, Should We Do About It?      A newly released report (see link above) by the London-based think-tank, Chatham House warns that the West nuclear arsenal is increasingly at risk of being hacked and/or sabotaged, as a […]

Pentagon Suggests Countering Devastating Cyberattacks With Nuclear Arms

Pentagon Suggests Countering Devastating Cyberattacks With Nuclear Arms By William J. Broad, David E. Sanger, View Original January 16th, 2018 The Nuclear Posture Review was written at the Pentagon and is being reviewed by the White House. Credit Charles Dharapak/Associated PressPhoto by: Charles Dharapak/Associated Press WASHINGTON — A newly drafted United States nuclear strategy that has been […]

The United States: Addicted To Special Forces

The United States: Addicted to special forces Belen Fernandez/Jan 16, 2018 View Original January 16th, 2018 A US Army soldier with the 10th Special Forces Group and his military working dog jump off the ramp of a helicopter, during water training over the Gulf of MexicoPhoto by: Martinez/US Air Force/Reuters The Special Operations forces […]

Ex-C.I.A. Officer Suspected Of Compromising Chinese Informants Is Arrested

Ex-C.I.A. Officer Suspected of Compromising Chinese Informants Is Arrested The New York Times · by ADAM GOLDMAN · January 16, 2018 China killed or imprisoned several C.I.A. informants in the country starting in 2010, unraveling the agency’s source network in a devastating setback for the C.I.A. Andy Wong/Associated PressWASHINGTON — A former C.I.A. officer suspected of helping China identify […]

Watergate As A Secret KGB Operation: Fedor Lukyanov Shares A Sensational Version Of The Famous Scandal Watergate as a secret KGB operation Fedor Lukyanov shares a sensational version of the famous scandal   12/25/2012 The permanent author of “Ogonyok” offered the editorial staff a sensational version Fedor Lukyanov, editor-in-chief of the magazine “Russia in Global Politics” The outgoing year 2017 was so saturated that it is almost impossible to sum […]

How Terrorists And Provocateurs Are Using Social Media Against Western Democracies

How terrorists and provocateurs are using social media against western democracies By Peter Pomerantsev, View Original January 14th, 2018 On the digital front line are guilt-ridden Russian trolls, young women lured by Isis and Facebook Sherlocks in suburbia. The other week, I was looking at a photograph of a penis-shaped vegetable, wondering about its significance for […]

Syrian Rebels Make Pitch To Restore CIA Program

Syrian rebels make pitch to restore CIA program: report By Morgan Chalfant, View Original January 15th, 2018 Representatives of the Free Syrian Army are reportedly pressing U.S. officials to resume a defunct CIA program that provided military aid to the rebel group in its struggle against President Bashar Assad, citing the need to counter Iranian influence […]

Pompeo Rejects Notion Of ‘Deep State’ At CIA

I hope he has solid confidence in this judgment.  RCP, January 07, 2018 – 12:44 PM EST Pompeo rejects notion of ‘deep state’ at CIA Greg Nash By Olivia Beavers CIA Director Mike Pompeo on Sunday rejected the possibility of a “deep state” existing at the CIA, defending his agents as “patriots of the […]

Did The U.S. Sink An Iranian Oil Tanker En Route To North Korea? ANALYSIS: Did the US sink an Iranian oil tanker en route to North Korea? Smokes and flames engulf the burning Iranian oil tanker Sanchi in the East China Sea. (AP) Masoud Al Zahid, Al Arabiya EnglishMonday, 15 January 2018 Text size A A A An Iranian tanker sank on Sunday after catching fire for eight days in […]

China’s Hybrid Warfare And Taiwan

Excerpts: A book entitled Unrestricted Warfare, written by two senior colonels of the PLA, caught much attention after its release in 1999. Nowadays, under the assistance of technology, there are new variations to this unrestricted warfare, which could be used together with the “three warfares” that China unveiled in 2003 to gain an advantage in […]