Category Hezbollah

Top US General Warns Pentagon Against Plan To ‘Destroy’ Iraqi group

David Maxwell Comment:  “Who leaks this information? (assuming it is accurate)   As an aside I wonder if the General was simply providing a sober risk assessment of a planning order?  (which of course should not be leaked but is this being blown out of proportion by a leaker and the media?)” Top US general […]

Book Review: The Dragons And The Snakes, By David Kilcullen

Excerpts: The snakes have learned to adapt their warfare and their systems to put the West on the back foot. Add to this the rapid development of the internet, wi-fi, mobile phones and social media, and you have warfare in which a small mortar team with a smartphone can use GPS to give their location […]

Pentagon Linguist Charged With Providing Secrets To Individual Tied To Hezbollah

  Pentagon Linguist Charged With Providing Secrets to Individual Tied to Hezbollah Information shared by linguist included real names of individuals spying for the U.S., Justice Department says https://www.wsj.com/articles/defense-department-linguist-charged-with-providing-classified-secrets-to-individual-apparently-tied-to-hezbollah-11583347170 By Warren P. Strobel Updated March 4, 2020 2:22 pm ET WASHINGTON—The Justice Department on Wednesday charged a Defense Department (Me:  What security Level did she have?  Was she […]

How Iran’s Hackers Might Strike Back At The U.S.; From Data Destroying Wipers, To Inustrial Conttol System Hacking, Iran Has A Potent Arsenal Of Cyber Weapons At Its Disposal

How Iran’s Hackers Might Strike Back At The U.S.; From Data Destroying Wipers, To Inustrial Conttol System Hacking, Iran Has A Potent Arsenal Of Cyber Weapons At Its Disposal   https://fortunascorner.com      The title above comes from Andy Greenberg’s January 3, 2020 article he posted to the technology and security publication, WIRED.com. For Mr. Greenberg’s full […]

Charge Against Airline Mechanic Highlights ‘Insider Threat’

Charge against airline mechanic highlights ‘insider threat’ By DAVID KOENIGyesterday https://www.apnews.com/ce13931c2dae4bd482d9ace2ce28db92 FILE photo – In this March 22, 2016 file photo, passengers check into their flights near a security checkpoint sign at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago. The arrest of an airline mechanic suspected of being sympathetic with terrorists and charged with sabotaging a jetliner […]

U.K. Foiled Hezbollah Bomb Plot In 2015; Group Stockpiled 3 Tons Of Ammonium Nitrate; Government Reportedly Covered Up The Incident — In Order Not To Derail The Then Just Signed Iran Nuclear Deal; Next U.K. PM May Have Their Own….. Swamp To Drain

U.K. Foiled Hezbollah Bomb Plot In 2015; Group Stockpiled 3 Tons Of Ammonium Nitrate; Government Reportedly Covered Up The Incident — In Order Not To Derail The Then Just Signed Iran Nuclear Deal; Next U.K. PM May Have Their Own….. Swamp To Drain   https://fortunascorner.com      Ben Riley-Smith posted a June 9, 2019 article […]

Why America Will Face Even Deadlier Insurgents In The Future

Excerpts: As insurgencies shifted from hierarchies to fluid networks, they have also melded with organized crime. During the Cold War, many insurgent movements found that by adopting leftist rhetoric and ideology, they could attract support from the Soviet Union or another communist nation. Today few countries actively support insurgency, so insurgents must generate their own […]

Iran Builds New Secret Missile Site In Syria For Hezbollah

Iran builds new secret missile site in Syria for Hezbollah Israel exposed on Thursday Iranian, Syrian and Hezbollah efforts to build a missile factory in the Syrian town of Safita. By Hagay Hacohen February 7, 2019 20:25 1 minute read. Smoke rises past a mountain as seen from Damascus countryside, Syria December 25, 2018. (photo credit: […]

Israeli Official Confirms Aircraft Struck Iranian Targets in Syria

https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/israeli-official-confirms-aircraft-struck-iranian-targets-in-syria-1.6785843 Home   >   Israel News Israeli Official Confirms Aircraft Struck Iranian Targets in Syria The official spoke on condition of anonymity, Israeli military has yet to comment ■ Russia criticized the airstrikes, saying they had endangered civilian flights The Associated Press   Dec 27, 2018 7:05 AM FILE PHOTO: Missile fire is seen from Damascus, Syria May 10, […]

How Did Israel’s Enemies Become Experts In Tunnel Warfare?

How Did Israel’s Enemies Become Experts In Tunnel Warfare? Tunnels and terror: How terror organizations got a PhD in tunneling Jerusalem Post · December 18, 2018 Czech President Milos Zeman views the entrance to a Hamas tunnel during a visit to Israel’s Gaza border region, November 29, 2018. (photo credit: AVI HAYUN/FOREIGN MINISTRY) In April 2017, […]