Category Hybrid War

Operation Infektion: Russian Disinformation: From The Cold War To Kanye

Three interesting 15-17 minute videos on Russian disinformation at the link.https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/12/opinion/russia-meddling-disinformation-fake-news-elections.html Opinion | Operation Infektion ByAdam B. Ellick and Adam WestbrookThe New York Times · by Adam B. Ellick · November 12, 2018 Opinion Operation Infektion Russian Disinformation: From Cold War to Kanye Credit WATCH: This is a three-part film series. Scroll down and click to play any episode. Russia’s […]

China’s Brightest Children Recruited To Develop AI ‘Killer Bots’

Excerpts:The Chinese government submitted a position paper to UN on the use of AI weapons in April.“As products of emerging high technologies, development and use of lethal autonomous weapons systems would reduce the threshold of war, and the cost of warfare on the part of the user countries. This would make it easier and more […]

The Next Great War: By Graham Allison

Excerpts: Opinion | The Next Great War The Washington Post · by Graham Allison · November 9, 2018 Fallen leaves are seen on small crosses planted in the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey in London. Nov. 7, 2018. (Toby Melville/Reuters) Graham Allison is the former director of Harvard’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and the […]

New Software Technique Can Disguise/Hide Your Digital Search Footprints

New Software Technique Can Disguise/Hide Your Digital Search Footprints http://www.fortunascorner.com     Lily Hay Newman posted an October 29, 2018 article on the cyber security and technology website WIRED.com, about a new software technique that purports to disguise or hide your digital searches on the Internet. She writes that “a key part of what makes Signal the leading encrypted messaging app […]

General, Five Others Reprimanded In Connection With 2017 Ambush That Left Four Dead

General, Five Others Reprimanded In Connection With 2017 Ambush That Left Four Dead Stars and Stripes Maj. Gen. Marcus Hicks received a reprimand for insufficient oversight of of his officers in connection with death of four U.S. soldiers in 2017, The New York Times reported. U.S. AIR FORCE By STARS AND STRIPES Published: November 5, 2018 […]

Russian View Of Nuclear Asymmetric Warfare

————————————————————– https://vpk-news.ru/articles/45824 FRESH ROOM No. 42 (755) ·        “Union MS-10” crashed GEOPOLITICS print version  “ “Bad guy,” “rocket man,” Trump said about Kim Jong-un less than a year ago. And just a few months later, the DPRK leader became so good that the US president met with him on equal terms. The insignificant talk of a possible denuclearization […]

How a Taliban Assassin Got Close Enough To Kill A General

How a Taliban Assassin Got Close Enough To Kill A General ByMujib Mashal and Thomas Gibbons-NeffThe New York Times · by Mujib Mashal · November 2, 2018 Gen. Abdul Raziq at his home in Kandahar City in 2015.CreditBryan Denton for The New York Times KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Minutes before killing one of the most important generals in Afghanistan, the infiltrator […]

Strategic Comment Yemen’s Debilitating War

Strategic Comment Yemen’s debilitating warThe war in Yemen between Saudi- and UAE-backed government forces and Houthi rebels has become a humanitarian disaster, and an exercise in military futility.The civil war in Yemen – under way since 2014 between a mix of Saudi- and UAE-backed government forces and militias on one hand and Iran-backed Shia Houthi rebels and […]

Mattis Shares Threat Pictures Behind New National Defense Strategy

Mattis Shares Threat Pictures Behind New National Defense Strategy dod.defense.gov · October 31, 2018 Defense Secretary James N. Mattis shared the thinking behind the new National Defense Strategy during a discussion at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington yesterday. Defense Secretary James N. Mattis speaks at the United States Institute of Peace, in a […]

Pentagon Doesn’t Want Real Artificial Intelligence In War, Former Official Says

Pentagon Doesn’t Want Real Artificial Intelligence In War, Former Official Says No one at the Defense Department wants weapons that make their own decisions, said former Deputy Secretary Bob Work.BY AARON BOYDSENIOR EDITOR, NEXTGOVREAD BIOdefenseone.com · by Nextgov By Aaron Boyd Senior Editor, Nextgov Read bio October 31, 2018 No one at the Defense Department wants weapons that make their own […]