Category terrorism

Britain Launches 250M Sterling Cyber-Force To Wage War On Terrortists

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/britain-launches-250m-cyber-force-to-wage-war-on-terrorists-wnq9q506c Britain launches £250m cyber‑force to wage war on terrorists Lucy Fisher, Defence Correspondent September 21 2018, 10:00pm, The Times GCHQ will set up a new cyber-force base because its headquarters in Cheltenham is at capacity ALAMY An offensive cyber-force to combat hostile states, terrorist groups and domestic gangs will be set up by the Ministry of Defence […]

Trump Directs Government To Step Up Defenses Against Bioterrorism

Trump directs government to step up defenses against bioterrorism The Hill · by Peter Sullivan · September 18, 2018 President Trump on Tuesday signed a memorandum directing his administration to step up efforts to fight bioterrorism and other biological threats. Trump’s order establishes a Biodefense Steering Committee, led by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, to coordinate defense […]

The Cargo Ships That ‘Liquefy’

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180905-the-cargo-ships-that-liquefy The cargo ships that ‘liquefy’ Think of a dangerous cargo, and toxic waste or explosives might come to mind. But granular cargoes such as crushed ore and mineral sands are responsible for the loss of numerous ships every year. On average, 10 ‘solid bulk cargo’ carriers have been lost at sea each year for the last […]

The Enemy Gets A Vote

Conclusion: The Enemy Gets a Vote By Kim Cragin, www.lawfareblog.comView OriginalSeptember 16th, 2018 Editor’s Note: Perhaps the biggest counterterrorism challenge facing the Trump administration is whether or not to keep a robust military presence in Syria now that the Islamic State has been forced underground. Kim Cragin of the National Defense University argues that the killing of jihadist leaders […]

How Putin’s Assassin’s Faked A Nina Ricci Perfume Bottle Full Of Toxic Nerve Agent — Then ‘Recklessly Threw It Away,’ Leading To The Death Of A British Woman; Top Scientists From Russia’s ‘Q-ski’ Military Intelligence Branch Made The Lethal Toxin; U.K.’s Security Camera’s Identified Them

How Putin’s Assassin’s Faked A Nina Ricci Perfume Bottle Full Of Toxic Nerve Agent — Then ‘Recklessly Threw It Away,’ Leading To The Death Of A British Woman; Top Scientists From Russia’s ‘Q-ski’ Military Intelligence Branch Made The Lethal Toxin; U.K.’s Security Camera’s Identified Themhttp://www.frotunascorner.com Charlie Bayless posted a September 5, 2018 article on the […]

Spooky Theory On Cause Of Mysterious Illness Affecting U.S. Diplomats In Cuba

David Maxwell Wrote: “A fascinating article and a fascinating theory and story about Mr. Frey.” Mr. Frey, a biologist, said he stumbled on the acoustic effect in 1960 while working for General Electric’s Advanced Electronics Center at Cornell University. A man who measured radar signals at a nearby G.E. facility came up to him at […]

Inside a Frighteningly Plausible Nuclear Attack Scenario – Modern War Institute mwi.usma.edu · by Steve Leonard · August 30, 2018Send email Mail Jeffrey Lewis, The 2020 Commission Report on the North Korean Nuclear Attacks Against the United States (Mariner Books, 2018) Plausible. Few books are worthy of a one-word review, but Jeffrey Lewis’s The 2020 Commission Report is certainly one of them. With […]

Bolton Open To Privatizing Military Operations In Afghanistan

Excerpt: Bolton open to privatizing military operations in Afghanistan The Hill · by Michael Burke · August 19, 2018 White House national security adviser John Bolton on Sunday said he’s open to privatizing military operations in Afghanistan following reports last week that President Trump is considering the option. When asked about the idea on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” Bolton said “there […]

Trump Weighs Blackwater Founder’s Pitch To Privatize Afghanistan War

Excerpts: Trump weighs Blackwater founder’s pitch to privatize Afghanistan war By Bob Fredericks, nypost.comView OriginalAugust 17th, 2018 President Trump has grown increasingly frustrated with the Pentagon’s Afghanistan strategy and has shown interest in a proposal by Blackwater founder Erik Prince to privatize the war, NBC News reported Friday. Prince’s plan first came up last year during the commander-in-chief’s […]

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 […]