Category Iran

Trump Enlists Gen. Zinni For Quixotic Arab NATO Campaign

Trump Enlists Gen. Zinni For Quixotic Arab NATO Campaign By Geoffrey Aronson, www.theamericanconservative.comView OriginalSeptember 14th, 2018 A delegation of the Leaders of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf Countries are seen Sunday, May 21, 2017, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.Photo by: Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead […]

Iranian-Backed ‘Sleeper Cell’ Militants Hibernating In U.S., Positioned For Attack

https://freebeacon.com/national-security/iranian-backed-sleeper-cell-militants-hibernating-u-s-positioned-attack/ Iranian-Backed ‘Sleeper Cell’ Militants Hibernating In U.S., Positioned For Attack Iranian militants poised to attack U.S. homeland Members of Hezbollah / Getty Images ·           ·           BY: Adam Kredo April 17, 2018 11:55 am Iranian-backed militants are operating across the United States mostly unfettered, raising concerns in Congress and among regional experts that these “sleeper cell” agents are poised to launch […]

More Damaging Snowden Leaks; “328 NSA Documents Reveal “Vast Network” of Iranian Agents, Details of a Key Intelligence Coup”

328 NSA Documents Reveal “Vast Network” of Iranian Agents, Details of a Key Intelligence Coup, and A Fervor for Voice Matching Technology By Henrik Moltke, Micah Lee, Margot Williams, Talya Cooper, theintercept.comView OriginalAugust 15th, 2018 It began not by tapping enemy insurgents’ phones or capturing their emails, but by following the money. When the National Security Agency discovered that Iran may have been buying […]

POTUS Trump Seeking To Relax Rules On Offensive Cyber Operations

https://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-seeking-to-relax-rules-on-u-s-cyberattacks-reverses-obama-directive-1534378721?tesla=y&mod=djemalertNEWS ATIONAL SECURITY Trump, Seeking to Relax Rules on U.S. Cyberattacks, Reverses Obama Directive It isn’t clear what rules the president is adopting to replace the existing ones. President Trump is seen outside the White House on Monday. ‎PHOTO:‎ MANDEL NGAN/AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE/GETTY IMAGES‎By Dustin VolzUpdated Aug. 15, 2018 10:41 p.m. ETPresident Trump has reversed an Obama-era memorandum governing […]

What’s In The New NDAA

David Maxwell Wrote: “A fairly comprehensive treatment (of a document that I am sure could be a thousand pages).Korea highlights:” What’s in the New NDAA By Scott R. Anderson, www.lawfareblog.comView OriginalAugust 14th, 2018 President Donald Trump signed the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2019 into law on Monday afternoon, at an event at Fort […]

Syrian Arms Trafficker Brokers Deals Between North Korea, Houthis, Libyans 

Exclusive – Syrian Arms Trafficker Brokers Deals between N. Korea, Houthis, Libyans Asharq Al-Awsat Thursday, 9 August, 2018 New York – Ali Barada https://aawsat.com/english/home/article/1357966/exclusive-%E2%80%93-syrian-arms-trafficker-brokers-deals-between-n-korea-houthis Experts on a United Nations sanctions committee recommended adding shipping vessels, individuals and companies to the North Korea sanctions list over their dealings with Pyongyang. They revealed in a report correspondence between North Korean officials and […]

Ten Biggest National Security Threats Facing U.S.

Axios AM Axios · by Mike Allen For the past month, Axios has been interviewing people who have been trusted with the nation’s most sensitive secrets. The group includes seven former directors or deputy directors of the CIA, two former U.S. intelligence chiefs, a former Secretary of Homeland Security, two White House homeland security advisers, and a former Director […]

North Korean FM Slated To Visit Iran As U.S. Tensions Rise For Both Countries

rfel.org North Korea’s foreign minister is scheduled to visit Iran on August 7, as both countries deal with stepped up political and financial pressure from the United States over their nuclear programs. Ri Yong Ho is set to make the trip following his attendance at the ASEAN summit in Singapore, where he lashed out at […]

“Betraying al-Qaeda;’ New Book — “Nine Lives,” By A Former al-Qaeda Operative Who Defected And Worked For British Intelligence

“Betraying al-Qaeda;’ New Book — “Nine Lives,” By A Former al-Qaeda Operative Who Defected And Worked For British Intelligence http://www.fortunascorner.com      Graeme Wood, posted a July 31, 2018 article to the Wall Street Journal’s website, “Betraying al Qaeda,” which his review of Aimen Dean’s new book, “Nine Lives.” Mr. Wood notes that “three years ago, a Saudi man calling himself […]

Putin Needs Iran In Syria

Trump should not concede American positions, notably the strategic base at Tanf AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool Putin Needs Iran in Syria By Alexandra Gutowski & Caleb Weiss  July 18, 2018 Russia’s latest offensive proves the futility of depending on Putin to rein in Iran Following their meeting in Helsinki, Donald Trump hailed Vladimir Putin as a potential partner in Syria, who can […]