Category Hybrid War

Blackwater Founder Makes New Pitch For Mercenaries To Take Over Afghan War

Blackwater founder makes new pitch for mercenaries to take over Afghan war The Hill · by Justin Wise · July 12, 2018 Erik Prince, the founder of the private security firm formerly known as Blackwater, is making a new pitch for his proposal to turn U.S. combat operations in Afghanistan over to mercenaries. Price promoted the plan in […]

Giant Pentagon Policy Bill Kicks Off Closed-Door Debate

Giant Pentagon policy bill kicks off closed-door debate Defense News · by Joe Gould · July 11, 2018 WASHINGTON — U.S. House and Senate conferees on the massive 2019 defense authorization bill met Wednesday to launch closed-door negotiations between the chambers’ competing drafts. Lawmakers are expected to wrangle over troop levels, how many F-35s to buy, a ban on […]

HASC Chair Opening Remarks – Subcommittee On Emerging Threats & Capabilities

For Immediate Release: July 11, 2017 Contact: HASC Communications (202) 225-2539 OPENING REMARKS OF CHAIRWOMAN STEFANIK SUBCOMMITTEE ON EMERGING THREATS & CAPABILITIES WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Chairwoman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee’s hearing titled “Department […]

Russia/China/Iran/Pakistan Intelligence Cooperation

http://svr.gov.ru/smi/2018/pressreliz10072018.htm ·        home ·        Publications in the media Meeting in Islamabad,  press-release Press office of the SVR of Russia, 10.07.2018 July 10 this year. Director of the SVR of Russia S.Ye. Naryshkin in Islamabad took part in the working meeting of the leaders of the intelligence services of Iran, China, Pakistan and Russia. The focus was on combating the […]

The Playbook For NATO Success, Briefed By A Former SACEUR

Excerpts: “To understand this better, we need to understand that the words that are being used in the press don’t help. The phrase ‘not paying their fair share’ has the absolute wrong connotation. Nobody is ‘paying’ NATO. That’s just a horrible connotation and it really points out how little people understand about what’s going on. […]

Stolen U.S. Military Drone Documents Found For Sale On Dark Web, Researchers Say

Stolen U.S. Military Drone Documents Found for Sale on Dark Web, Researchers Say Discovery comes amid heightened concern about how U.S. military secrets may be insufficiently protected from hackers https://www.wsj.com/articles/stolen-u-s-military-drone-documents-found-for-sale-on-dark-web-researchers-say-1531301401?mod=e2tw An MQ-9 Reaper drone in flight at Creech Air Force Base on Oct. 17, 2015, in Indian Springs, Nev. PHOTO: SRA CORY PAYNE/ZUMA PRESS By Dustin Volz […]

Underground Military Factories In North Korea Expanded To Hide Nuclear Arsenal

The comment highlighted in blue below is by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner.com North Korea is made up of mole people.  They thrive underground (actually the regime thrives by exploiting the Korean people who are forced to work underground like mole people). Underground […]

Everything You Need To Know About The Weapons China Sells To Africa

https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2154189/everything-you-need-know-about-weapons-china-sells?utm_source=emarsys&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20180709&utm_campaign=scmp_china&aid=190131336&sc_src=email_2289620&sc_llid=24240&sc_lid=153177779&sc_uid=vg2B67MeDE&utm_source=emarsys&utm_medium=email A pledge by officials to boost defence ties at a high-level security forum would come on top of a 55 per cent jump in five-year arms sales by China to Africa PUBLISHED : Sunday, 08 July, 2018, 10:32am UPDATED : Sunday, 08 July, 2018, 10:32am Lee Jeong-ho When defence officials from China and the […]

5 Technology Trends Driving An Intelligent Military

5 technology trends driving an intelligent military By Antti Kolehmainen, www.c4isrnet.com View Original July 5th, 2018 The rise of non-traditional actors, cyberattacks and state-sponsored subversion is challenging democratic governance and creating an increasingly volatile operational and security environment for defense agencies. To address these threats, military organizations must be able to operate seamlessly and intelligently across a […]

How The Army Will Infuse Cyber Operations On The Battlefield

How the Army will infuse cyber operations on the battlefield fifthdomain.com · by Mark Pomerleau · July 5, 2018 Imagine a brigade combat team readying an assault on a small town in Eastern Europe. As part of the planning, cyber and electromagnetic activities (CEMA) staff recommend knocking out Wi-Fi connections in the town to prevent residents and forces […]