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AP Top News at 6:26 p.m. EDT

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House rejects Obama's appeals and imperils his trade billWASHINGTON (AP) - Led by union-backed Democrats, the House delivered a stinging blow to President Barack Obama on Friday and left his ambitious global trade agenda in serious doubt. Republican leaders, who generally support Obama's trade objectives, signaled they might try to revive the package as early as next week. But that could require the shifting of at least 90 votes within either or both parties, a heavy lift.
Prison worker arrested, accused of aiding 2 NY escapeesDANNEMORA, N.Y. (AP) - A worker at an upstate New York maximum-security prison has been arrested on charges she helped two convicted killers escape, state police said Friday. Fifty-one-year-old Joyce Mitchell was arrested and will be arraigned on charges of first-degree promoting prison contraband and fourth-degree criminal facilitation, state police said.
Court blocks freedom for last of 'Angola Three'ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - A federal court Friday blocked the release of Albert Woodfox, the last incarcerated member of a group of Louisiana prisoners known as the Angola Three, and raised doubts as to whether Woodfox will avoid a third trial in the 1972 slaying of a prison guard. Woodfox must now remain behind bars until at least late August, when the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hears arguments on the state's appeal of an judge's order denying a third effort to make a conviction stand in the stabbing death of Brent Miller.
Parents of NAACP leader say she lied about her raceSPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Rachel Dolezal leads the Spokane chapter of the NAACP, teaches African studies to college students and sits on a police oversight commission. But the 37-year-old artist and activist with dark curly hair and light-brown skin now finds herself at the center of a furor over racial identity after family members said she has falsely portrayed herself as black for years when she is actually white. As proof, they produced pictures of her as a blonde, blue-eyed child.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Union members broke into cheers when Hillary Rodham Clinton said she supported their efforts to create a $15-an-hour national minimum wage. "Thank you for giving me this chance to tell you all how much I support your movement," she told a conference organized by the Service Employees International Union. "I want to fight with you every day."
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa Republican straw poll, once a staple campaign event for GOP presidential candidates, is vanishing because of waning interest from 2016 hopefuls. The governing board for the Republican Party of Iowa voted unanimously during a private conference call Friday to drop the event, said state GOP Chairman Jeff Kaufmann. It was scheduled to be held in the central Iowa city of Boone on Aug. 8.
Iraq militias say they don't need US help in Anbar operationKESSARRAT, Iraq (AP) - Ali Ahsan paced back and forth carrying a rifle more than half his height in the searing heat as his militia convoy made a pit stop in the Anbar desert to rest and pray. Unlike the rugged men in fatigues around him, his prepubescent face has barely sprung a whisker. Now that school is out, the petite 14-year-old is spending his summer break fighting the Islamic State group with his father and other members of Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces, which includes the Shiite militias.
Texas prosecutor of ex-death row inmate loses law licenseHOUSTON (AP) - A former Texas prosecutor has been stripped of his law license after a panel of the State Bar of Texas determined he withheld evidence and used false testimony to win a capital murder conviction against a now-exonerated death row inmate. A three-member evidentiary panel of the legal agency ordered Thursday the disbarment of Charles Sebesta, who spent 25 years as district attorney in Burleson and Washington counties, after finding he committed professional misconduct in his prosecution of accused murderer Anthony Graves.
California orders large water cuts for farmersSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Drought-stricken California on Friday ordered the largest cuts on record to farmers holding some of the state's strongest water rights. State water officials told more than a hundred senior rights holders in California's Sacramento, San Joaquin and delta watersheds to stop pumping from those waterways.
Some extra exposure for LeBron JamesNEW YORK (AP) - His team getting clobbered in the NBA Finals and his head bloodied in a collision with a camera was bad enough for LeBron James. Now he's trapped in the endless online loop of the moment he got caught with his pants down on national television. James' wardrobe adjustment - briefly lowering his compression pants in the moments before his Cleveland Cavaliers took on the Golden State Warriors Thursday - was another example of television not moving fast enough to stop a moment best left off the air.

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AP Top News at 2:20 p.m. EDT

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House rejects Obama on trade authorityWASHINGTON (AP) - The House derailed a high-profile White House-backed trade bill on Friday, a humiliating defeat for President Barack Obama inflicted by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and dozens of union-backed lawmakers from his own party. The 302-126 vote left the legislation in perilous limbo, and came a few hours after Obama journeyed to the Capitol to deliver a last-minute personal plea to fellow Democrats to give him power to negotiate global trade deals that Congress could approve or reject but not change.
DANNEMORA, N.Y. (AP) - A prison employee being questioned about her suspected role in the escape of two killers supplied them with prohibited items before they cut their way out of the maximum-security institution, a prosecutor said Friday. Meanwhile, law enforcement officers refocused their search on a new area after residents reported seeing two men jumping a stone wall.
Court extends order blocking 'Angola 3' member's releaseST. FRANCISVILLE, La. (AP) - A federal appeals court extended an order Friday blocking the release of Albert Woodfox, the last incarcerated member of a group of Louisiana prisoners known as the Angola Three. A federal judge this week ordered Woodfox's "immediate" and "unconditional" release and barred the state from trying him a third time in the 1972 death of a prison guard, but an appeal by the state will keep him behind bars for the immediate future.
Parents say NAACP leader has lied about her racial identitySPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - NAACP leaders have responded to questions about the racial identity of the woman who leads a local chapter in Washington state by noting that ethnicity is not a qualifying criterion for leadership in the organization. Rachel Dolezal has led the Spokane, Washington, chapter of the African-American civil rights group for several years.
Before big speech, Clinton steps to left _ but not too farWASHINGTON (AP) - Union members broke into cheers when Hillary Rodham Clinton said she supported a $15-an-hour national minimum wage. "Thank you for giving me this chance to tell you all how much I support your movement," she told a conference organized by the Service Employees International Union. "I want to fight with you every day."
Iowa Republicans ending straw poll, a tradition born in 1979DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa Republican straw poll, once a staple campaign event for GOP presidential candidates, is vanishing because of waning interest from 2016 hopefuls and questions about its relevancy. A governing board for the Republican Party of Iowa voted unanimously during a private conference call Friday to drop the event, according to state GOP Chairman Jeff Kauffman. It was scheduled to be held in the central Iowa city of Boone on Aug. 8.
LILLE, France (AP) - Dominique Strauss-Kahn had a caustic reaction as four years of legal battles involving sex charges on two continents ended without a single conviction: "All that for this?" From a sordid New York hotel encounter to orgies in Paris, the former International Monetary Fund chief has admitted to questionable behavior that destroyed his political career and onetime presidential ambitions. He's a sexual libertine, by his own admission. But courts have repeatedly found no grounds to convict him as a criminal.
Officials: Hack exposed up to 14 million federal recordsWASHINGTON (AP) - As many as 14 million current and former civilian U.S. government employees had their personal information exposed to hackers, according to two people who were briefed on the investigation, a far higher figure than the 4 million the Obama administration initially disclosed. The newer estimates put the number of compromised records at between 9 million and 14 million going back to the 1980s, said one congressional official and one former US official, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because information disclosed in the confidential briefings includes classified details of the investigation.
At 91, Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe is a frequent flyerJOHANNESBURG (AP) - The African president has his hands firmly on the reins of government at home and is frequently on the move, flying around the globe. At age 91, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe shows few signs of slowing down amid periodic speculation about whether he is ill or in decline.
Before Francis, long line of popes voiced environment alarmVATICAN CITY (AP) - Anxiety has gripped American conservatives over Pope Francis' upcoming encyclical on the environment. So much so that you might think a pope had never before blamed fossil fuels for global warming. Or accused energy companies of hoarding the Earth's resources at the expense of the poor. Or urged the rich to consume less and share more. But several of Francis' immediate predecessors have done just that, inspired by the Bible itself - raising the question of what all the fuss is about. Why would U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum, a devout Catholic who says he loves the pope, urge Francis to "leave science to the scientists" and stop talking about global warming? And why would conservative Catholic commentators attack the Vatican for hosting the U.N. secretary-general at a climate conference?

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Congressional Democrats Move to Institute New Jersey Style Gun Control

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Bill comes less than a week after woman was murdered while waiting for gun under similar restrictions
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Congressional Democrats introduced a bill Thursday that would implement a more restrictive process for obtaining a handgun nation wide.
The bill, called the Handgun Purchaser Licensing Act of 2015, comes less than a week after a New Jersey woman was killed while waiting for approval to buy a handgun under similar restrictions. If enacted, the bill would require Americans attempting to buy a handgun “provide proof they are at least 21 years old and a lawful resident of the United States; apply for the license at a law enforcement agency within the state; submit to a background investigation and criminal history check; submit fingerprints and photographs with their application and be eligible to purchase a handgun pursuant to the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act,” according to a fact sheetpublished by Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D., Md).
Despite support from Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D., Conn), Sen. Chris Murphy (D., Conn), and Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D., Conn), the bill is unlikely to pass either the House of Representatives or the Senate.
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Chinese hack compromised security-clearance database

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Union: Government data breach worse than disclosed(0:57)
The massive data breach into the records of current and former federal employees is believed to be worse than first thought. (Reuters)
The Chinese breach of the Office of Personnel Management network was wider than first acknowledged and officials said Friday that a database holding sensitive security clearance information on millions of federal employees and contractors also was compromised.
In an announcement, OPM said that investigators concluded earlier this week “there was a high degree of confidence” that the agency’s systems containing information related to the background investigations of “current, former and prospective” federal employees, and those for whom a background check was conducted, were breached.
OPM is still assessing how many people were affected, spokesman Samuel Schumach said. “Once we have conclusive information about the breach, we will announce a notification plan for individuals whose information is determined to have been compromised,” he said.
The announcement of the hack of the security clearance database comes a week after OPM disclosed that another personnel system had been compromised. The discovery of the first led investigators to find the second--all part of one campaign by the Chinese, evidently to obtain information valuable to counterespionage.
“This is potentially devastating from a counterintelligence point of view,” said Joel Brenner, a former top counterintelligence official for the U.S. government, speaking of the latest revelation. “These forums contain decades of personal information about people with clearances...which makes them easier to recruit for foreign espionage on behalf of a foreign country.”
Last week, OPM announced that a database containing the personal information of roughly 4 million current and former federal employees was hacked. Privately, U.S. officials said that the Chinese government was behind the breach.
The breach of that data system affected 4.1 million individuals--all 2.1 million current federal civilian employees and 2 million retired or former employees. Information on officials as senior as cabinet secretaries may have been breached. The president’s and vice-president’s data were not, officials said.
China has dismissed the hacking allegations, with a foreign ministry spokesman last week calling them “irresponsible and unscientific.”
The separate background check database contains sensitive information — called SF-86 data — that includes applicants’ financial histories and investment records, children’s and relatives’ names, foreign trips taken and contacts with foreign nationals, past residences and names of neighbors and close friends.
That database was also breached last year by the Chinese in a separate incident, and the new intrusion underscores how persistent and determined Beijing is in going after data valuable to counterespionage.
“The adversary is obviously very interested in that data,” said a U.S. official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the ongoing investigation.
The discovery of the second compromise was not exactly a surprise. “It’s like cancer,” said a second U.S. official. “Once you start operating on the cancer, you find it has spread to other areas of the body.”
Employees of intelligence agencies such as the CIA generally do not have their clearance checks records held by the OPM, though some do, officials said.
“That’s the open question--whether it’s going to hit CIA folks,” said the second official said. “It would be a huge deal. They could start unmasking identities.”
Matthew Olsen, a former National Security Agency general counsel and former head of the National Counterterrorism Center, said the breach is “truly significant.” The data can be used in many different ways to target people, “whether it’s blackmail, to recruit, to punish individuals in China who are connected to people in the United States.”
The Chinese government in the last year or two has begun building massive databases of Americans’ personal information obtained through cyber espionage. Besides the series of OPM intrusions, last year a federal government contractor that conducted background investigations for OPM and the Department of Homeland Security also were hacked by the Chinese. And Beijing has been linked to penetrations of several health insurance companies that hold personal data on tens of millions of Americans.
“Who can be surprised?” Brenner said. “They’re making a concerted effort to gather vast quantities of information about Americans. This is perfectly clear. That they have all this clearance information is a disaster.”
President Obama, as with previous high-profile breaches, has been briefed on the investigation. What steps if any the administration can or should take in response is a difficult discussion, current and former officials said.
“There are a whole array of things we need to do across the board from raising our defenses to making sure that this stuff isn’t actually on the criminal underground, to understanding the full scope” of the breach, the first official said. “We haven’t gotten there yet.”
What complicates this case is that unlike many other Chinese breaches of U.S. networks, the OPM hacks do not involve theft of commercial secrets. Last year, the United States indicted five Chinese military officials on charges of commercial cyber espionage. With traditional espionage, the options are fewer.
“You’re not going to start a shooting war over this,” said a former intelligence official.”We need to improve our defenses. We also want to go on the offense.”
Going on the offense might include directing a U.S. agency to locate the servers holding the stolen data and deleting or altering the data, the former official said.
The administration timed its announcement last week of the initial OPM breach to comply with its own policy, as reflected in proposed legislation, to notify individuals of a breach within 30 days of concluding that there is a “reasonable basis to believe” that personal information has been compromised, the first U.S. official said.
Though the breach was discovered in April, it was not until early May that investigators determined that employees’ personal likely was taken. That led to the announcement last week even though, the official said, the investigation was not complete.
During a briefing for Congressional staff last week, Ann Barron-Dicamillo, a senior DHS official, tried to explain the delay in alerting employees to the breach. “It takes time to do the forensics and to understand what’s happened, and even to understand what data, if any, has been exposed,” she said, according to notes taken by a Congressional aide.
The breach, she said, took place in December. “It took awhile to pinpoint what actually went out the door because it happened six months ago,” she said.
Adam Goldman and Lisa Rein contributed to this report.
Ellen Nakashima is a national security reporter for The Washington Post. She focuses on issues relating to intelligence, technology and civil liberties.
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Here's the CIA's Just-Released Top Secret File on Saudi Ties to 9/11

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True to form, the CIA waited until 4:16 p.m. EDT this afternoon to release a trove of documents related to the September 11 attacks. Deep within one of those documents is a section on everything the agency learned after 9/11 about “Issues Relating to Saudi Arabia.” We can now share it here for the first time.
The Saudi Arabia findings comprise literally the final section, the last 30 pages, of the CIA’s massive, 495-page master report—completed in 2005 and never revealed before—on who was accountable for what intelligence failures in the September 11 attacks in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania. High-level Saudi involvement in the attacks has long been suggested by many parties in the know; several members of Congress and the 9/11 Commission have urged the release of a still-secret 28-page excerpt of the commission report, believed to detail connections between the House of Saud and the Al Qaeda hijackers. But the U.S.’s special security relationship with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and its reliance on foreign oil, give the federal government incentives to keep that knowledge under wraps.
With that in mind, here are the highlights of the CIA’s findings on Saudi Arabia, with a complete version of the PDF embedded below them.
Here’s the first page:
Here's the CIA's Just-Released Top Secret File on Saudi Ties to 9/11
Here is the first of several figures and diagrams:
Here's the CIA's Just-Released Top Secret File on Saudi Ties to 9/11
Here is a subsection on “implications”:
Here's the CIA's Just-Released Top Secret File on Saudi Ties to 9/11
And a subsection on who was accountable:
Here's the CIA's Just-Released Top Secret File on Saudi Ties to 9/11
Here is the only unredacted text in the entire section, filling up slightly less than one of its 30 pages:
The report emphasized that the JI had made “no final determinations as to the reliability or sufficiency of the information” regarding Saudi Issues raised by its inquiry.
Assessment of the finding
Many of the points of this finding relate to the investigative efforts on the Saudi intelligence presence in the United States and of Saudi officials’ contacts with terrorists in the country, and, as such, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) 9/11 Review Team defers consideration of these to the Department of Justice and the FBI. The Team lacks access to the full range of investigative materials in FBI possession and is therefore unable to either concur or dissent on those points. In addition, the Team encountered no evidence that the Saudi Government knowingly and willingly supported al-Qa’ida terrorists. Individuals in both the Near East Division (NE) and the Counterterrorist Center [REDACTED] told the Team they had not seen any reliable reporting confirming Saudi Government involvement with and financial support for terrorism prior to 9/11, although a few also speculated that dissident sympathizers within the government may have aided al-Qa’ida. A January 1999 Directorate of Intelligence (DI) Office of Transnational Issues Intelligence Report on Bin Ladin’s finances indicated that “limited” reporting suggested that “a few Saudi Government officials” may support Usama Bin Ladin (UBL) but added that the reporting was “too sparse to determine with any accuracy” such support. None of the Saudi Government officials named in that report was a member of a [REDACTED FOR 26 MORE PAGES]
Read the entire document on “Issues Relating to Saudi Arabia” below, and consider yourself fortunate to live in a nation that is so transparent with the citizenry about its shortcomings and its ill-advised strategic arrangements.
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Judiciary chairman presses FBI for details on remote cyber spying

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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is pressing the FBI for more information about its attempts to expand remote electronic spying powers.
“Publicly available information on the FBI’s use of spyware is often inconsistent,” Grassley said. “It is unclear from public reporting which spyware programs the FBI currently uses and what their capabilities are.”
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The Justice Department is trying to amend the Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure to give judges the power to authorize warrants for electronic searches in multiple jurisdictions or when investigators don’t know the physical location of a device.  
Under the current rules, judges can only grant warrants for their own jurisdictions, with some narrow exceptions.
Major tech players like Google, computer scientists and privacy advocates oppose the change, which they believe would give the FBI the authority to hack and spy computers with minimal oversight.
But officials have argue the change is simply a necessary technical one to help investigators in a digital age. Computer networks span multiple jurisdictions, and getting a warrant for each is a logistical nightmare. Additionally, it’s often difficult for law enforcement officers to identify a device's physical location.
“The procedures used by the FBI to obtain approval to deploy spyware … raise important issues,” Grassley said.
The lawmaker wants to know exactly when the bureau uses these search methods, pointing to several instances in which the FBI came under fire for its spying tactics.
Grassley referenced reports showing “the most common delivery method for installing the spyware is phishing attacks, in which the FBI masquerades as a trustworthy source in order to trick the target into clicking on a link infected with the spyware.”
“It is also unclear from public reporting whether the FBI uses other methods of spyware deployment in addition to phishing, such as zero-day exploits, which exploit vulnerabilities in legitimate software applications,” Grassley added.
Two little-known government panels have so far approved the change. But Congress can nix the proposal after the Supreme Court signs off.
“The [Judiciary] Committee needs more specific information about the FBI’s current use of spyware in order to fulfill its oversight responsibilities,” Grassley said.
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CIA releases secret report identifying errors before 9/11

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After a decade of secrecy, the CIA on Friday released a nearly 500-page inspector general report outlining multiple “systemic problems” in the nation's spy agencies ahead of the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
Those failures helped contribute to the country’s blindness about the terror attacks, analysts claimed in the 2005 report, and impeded the government’s work to track down Osama bin Laden and other top al Qaeda leaders in the years before 9/11.
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Senior officers told the CIA’s Officer of Inspector General that “no comprehensive strategic plan” was ever developed to thwart bin Laden “at any time” before 9/11, despite years of warning and commitments to respond to the threat of al Qaeda.
The CIA’s release of the report late on Friday afternoon comes years after the agency initially declassified part of the document, and was prompted by Freedom of Information Act requests for the full critique. 
The spy agency watchdog specifically criticized George Tenet, the former head of the CIA who oversaw the agency for years before and after the 2001 attacks.
While Tenet “recognized the need for an integrated, interagency plan” to combat al Qaeda, he “bears ultimate responsibility for the fact that no such strategic plan was ever created, despite his specific direction that this should be done,” the report claimed.
The CIA said that it was releasing the document — along with two responses from Tenet and two additional views on the subject — “to further contribute to the public record on these events.”
“The events of 9/11 will be forever seared into the memories of all Americans who bore witness to the single greatest tragedy to befall our homeland in recent history,” the CIA said. “The documents released today reflect differing views formed roughly a decade ago within CIA about the Agency’s performance prior to 9/11.”
The CIA inspector general report was prompted by a joint report from the House and Senate Intelligence Committees more than a decade ago. When it was released in 2005, then-CIA Director Porter Goss said that he would decline to follow its recommendation to create an accountability board to review individual CIA officers.
The new documents show that Tenet vociferously denounced the inspector general’s report at the time.
In a June, 2005 letter, Tenet called the analysis “nonsense,” “simply in error,” “devoid of any information” from senior policy makers and said that it “ignores” key facts.
“Your report does not fairly or accurately portray my actions, or the heroic work of the men and women of the Intelligence Community,” he claimed. “It is simply not fair to make judgments about my performance without having a complete understanding of the facts.”
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Defense Department leaders want, in part, to mandate participation in the 401(k)-type Thrift Savings Plan in the hopes it will save money and help retain top talent.
» Iran says concerned over cyber-security of nuclear talks: Fars - Reuters
12/06/15 17:00 from Cyberwar - Google News
Reuters Iran says concerned over cyber-security of nuclear talks: Fars Reuters Russian computer security company Kaspersky Lab said on Wednesday that a computer virus was used to hack into sites including three luxury hotels that have ho...
» Iran says concerned over cyber-security of nuclear talks - Jerusalem Post Israel News
12/06/15 16:57 from Cyberwarfare - Google News
Jerusalem Post Israel News Iran says concerned over cyber - security of nuclear talks Jerusalem Post Israel News Share on Twitter. ANKARA- Iran expressed concern on Friday over cyber - security of nuclear talks with six world powers afte...
» Obama's former chief tech officer: Hacking got me the job - Business Insider
12/06/15 16:52 from Cyberwar - Google News
Business Insider Obama's former chief tech officer: Hacking got me the job Business Insider “I attribute that confidence to my experience as a hacker and the subsequent willingness to take risks,” he writes. “If you never break throu...
» Congressional Democrats Move to Institute New Jersey Style Gun Control
12/06/15 16:35 from Washington Free Beacon
Congressional Democrats introduced a bill Thursday that would implement a more restrictive process for obtaining a handgun nation wide.
» After appeal, Army allows Arlington burial for soldier killed in helicopter crash
12/06/15 16:26 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
After a helicopter crash killed Staff Sgt. Thomas Florich and 10 other soldiers and Marines in March, his family had a simple wish: that Florich could be buried at Arlington National Cemetery. The request was denied on the basis of a tec...
» Our Safe Online Surfing Internet Challenge just wrapped up its third year with ... - Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
12/06/15 16:19 from fbi - Google News
Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) Our Safe Online Surfing Internet Challenge just wrapped up its third year with ... Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) That is precisely why the Bureau launched th...
» Military Airstrikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.
» U.S. House Rejects Move To Force Vote On Waging War Against Islamic State
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
The U.S. House of Representatives June 11 rejected a measure to force lawmakers to vote by the end of March on providing the president with war powers to fight the Islamic State.
» Pentagon Releases Guidelines to Legal Warfare Principles
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Pentagon officials today released the Defense Department's first law of war manual, culminating a multiyear, combined effort to compile legal principles governing warfare.
» USS Leyte Gulf Gets Underway on Time Thanks to MARMC Support
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center's (MARMC) Production Department made key emergent repairs to the guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) which resulted in an on time departure from Naval Station Norfolk, June 9.
» U.S., Lithuania go on offensive in Baltics during NATO exercise
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
U.S. and Lithuanian forces are partnering with one another during a NATO-backed exercise in the Baltics dedicated to demonstrating the allies' ability to defend the region, June 9-16, 2015. e
» NATO Deputy Secretary General stresses importance of shared values in visit to Sweden
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow welcomed Sweden's deep partnership with the Alliance in a visit to Stockholm on Friday (12 June 2015).
» China's Liaoning aircraft carrier leaves port for training, tests
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
'Liaoning', China's first aircraft carrier, on Friday left a military port in Qingdao in Shandong Province, east China, to undertake a training and testing mission.
» China exercises strict control over military trade: spokesperson
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
A Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Friday said China has strict and effective control over military trade.
» Russian fighter jet encounters US spy plane very closely over Black Sea
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
American military officials have said that a US Air Force reconnaissance aircraft encountered with a Russian fighter jet over the Black Sea last month.
» Russian Navy to get large landing ship Pyotr Morgunov in 2018
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
The Russian Navy will get the Pyotr Morgunov large landing ship, laid down on Thursday at the Kaliningrad-based Yantar shipyard, in 2018, head of Navy's shipbuilding department Vladimir Tryapichnikov told reporters.
» Russia, Egypt drill air defense with F-16 fighters in Mediterranean
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Navy men of Egypt and Russia during the Bridge of Friendship-2015 joint exercises in the Mediterranean Sea have conducted a drill to organize air defense that involved the F-16 jet fighters, Russian Navy spokesman Captain First Rank Igor...
» China rebukes Japan's meddling in South China Sea issue
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
A Foreign Ministry spokesperson has urged Japan not to weigh into territorial disputes in the South China Sea, labelling Japan a 'non-party' in the matter.
» New Saudi airstrikes kill 12, injure 15 in Yemen
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Saudi fighter jets have carried out new airstrikes against Yemen's Sa'ada Province, killing 12 civilians and injuring 15 others.
» Yemen: UNESCO deplores destruction of Sana'a heritage site bearing 'soul of Yemeni people'
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) condemned the early morning bombing raid today on the Old City of the Yemeni capital Sana'a, saying '"this heritage bears the soul of the Yemeni people, it is ...
» 6 Killed, UN Heritage Site Damaged in Yemen
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen killed at least six civilians Friday and destroyed historic buildings in Sana'a, and the United Nations delayed peace talks that were due to open in Geneva on Sunday.
» The benefits of hosting refugees
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
The negative impact of Syria's war on its neighbours has been discussed at length. Governments in Jordan and Lebanon are constantly appealing for more support. But what is less spoken about is the economic boon of having one of the world...
» Syria: Army advances in Qalamoun region near Lebanon border
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
The Syrian army backed by the Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement continued its advances in Jreijeer farms in al-Qalamoun mountainous region near borders with Lebanon.
» Syrian jets bombard terrorist positions in Idlib Province
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Syrian jet fighters have launched a series of aerial strikes against the strongholds of foreign-sponsored militants in the northwestern province of Idlib, killing and injuring a number of Takfiris and injuring many more, Press TV reports.
» Hezbollah slams civilian killings by militants in NW Syria
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
The Lebanese resistance movement, Hezbollah, has strongly denounced the latest massacre of civilians by foreign-backed militants in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib.
» Hezbollah, Syrian army make inroads in northeast Lebanon
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Hezbollah and Syrian army forces have reportedly made gains against the ISIL Takfiri terrorists in northeastern Lebanon.
» Saudi warplanes pound areas in Yemen's capital
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Saudi warplanes have conducted airstrikes against several areas in the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, as Riyadh's military aggression against the impoverished Arab country continues unabated.
» Syria army troops kill 100 al-Nusra militants in Suwayda
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
At least 100 terrorists of the al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front have been killed in recent clashes with Syrian troops in Syria's southern province of As-Suwayda.
» Syria Retakes Airbase Following Rebel Advance
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Syrian opposition activists say the government has retaken full control of an airbase in the south that had been seized days earlier by a Western-backed rebel group.
» Islamic State Grows Stronger in Libya
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Libyan militiamen battling the Islamic State's affiliate in their country say most of the jihadi fighters are not Libyans – the bulk of them, they say, come from neighboring North African nations.
» Vigilantes: Boko Haram Kill 37 in Borno State
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Members of youth vigilante forces in northern Nigeria say the Boko Haram militant group has burned six villages and killed 37 people in a new attack near the insurgents' stronghold in Sambisa forest.
» Forgive and forget? Amnesty dilemma haunts Uganda
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Should rebels who turn themselves in be allowed to escape justice for potentially heinous crimes if it might foster peace, or must they be prosecuted even at the risk of discouraging reconciliation? The renewal of Uganda's amnesty law ha...
» Fresh clashes in eastern Ukraine kill 2
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
At least two people have been killed and more than a dozen others injured in fresh clashes between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russia forces in 24 hours, officials say.
» Ukraine to Produce New Tanks as Hostilities in Donbass Intensify
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Ukrainian Secretary of the National Security Council said that Ukrainian defense's top priority is to supply Ukrainian army with modern weaponry and military equipment.
» EU Plans To Push Central Asian States Harder On Human Rights
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
The European Union plans to step up efforts to address 'serious challenges to human rights' in Central Asia, according to a strategy document seen by RFE/RL.
» Zhou Yongkang sentenced to life in prison, no limits for anti-corruption
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Zhou Yongkang was sentenced to life imprisonment Thursday for accepting bribes, abusing his power and deliberately disclosing state secrets, the latest and most powerful footnote to the Party's commitment to the rule of law.
» MERS fatalities climb to 13 in South Korea
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
South Korea has reported its 13th death from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in what has become the largest outbreak of the virus outside Saudi Arabia.
» US Charges 2 Men as Islamic State Supporters
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
U.S. authorities say two men accused of plotting to attack police officers in Massachusetts are being charged with conspiracy to provide material support to Islamic State militants.
» China to launch its first electric satellite around 2020
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
China plans to launch its first electric propulsion communication satellite into orbit around the year 2020, indicating that China has squeezed into the international electric propulsion communication satellite market following the Unite...
» Russia concerned about possible US use of force in space
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Russia's Foreign Ministry has voiced serious concern about the possible use of force and deployment of weapons in space by the United States.
» Iran, 5+1 FM deputies reviewing process of drafting final deal
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Deputy foreign ministers of Iran and the 5+1 member states held a meeting in Vienna on Friday to review the process of drafting the final nuclear deal.
» German chief prosecutor drops probe into US tapping of Merkel's cell phone
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Germany's attorney general has dropped an investigation into the suspected tapping by the US intelligence services of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's cell phone calls, citing a lack of evidence for the case to succeed in court.
» British ministers battle to maintain surveillance powers
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
A battle over privacy is taking place across the board as Downing Street avoids proposal to strip ministers of surveillance powers.
» Russian Charged With Spying In U.S. Asks Court To Dismiss Case
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
A Russian citizen who worked in Manhattan as a banker asked a federal judge June 11 to toss out charges that he participated in a Cold War-style Russian spy ring.
» Israel Denies Spying On Iran Nuclear Talks
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Israel on June 11 denied spying on the nuclear negotiations between Iran, the United States, and other world powers.
» Iran expresses concern about reports on espionage against venues of N-talks
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
The Iranian Embassies in Austria and Switzerland have expressed concern about recent media reports that the venues of the talks between Iran and the P5+1 in the two European countries have been spied on.
» The families of hostages are told to keep quiet. They shouldn’t.
12/06/15 16:10 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
Nearly four years ago, Amir Hekmati, a former U.S. Marine, flew to Iran to visit his grandmother. Days before he was scheduled to return home, he vanished. Frightened family members searched frantically for him. It took months before the...
» Cyber security measure blocked in US Senate - Business Insurance
12/06/15 16:09 from Cyberwarfare - Google News
Business Insurance Cyber security measure blocked in US Senate Business Insurance Photo by AP From left, Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin, D-Ill., Sens. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., prepare...
» Belarusian Foreign Minister Makei: ‘We want to be friends with everybody’
12/06/15 16:02 from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation
In his lengthy and informative May 19 interview to the Washington Post, Foreign Minister of Belarus...
» Planned Electricity Fee Increase May Revive Protest Movement in Armenia
12/06/15 15:57 from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation
In early May, the Electric Networks of Armenia (ENA) joint-stock company (a subsidiary of Russian...
» Moscow College Student Caught Crossing Into Turkey to Join IS
12/06/15 15:49 from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation
The story of Moscow State University (MGU) student Varvara Karaulova has caused an outcry in...
» House of Representatives
12/06/15 15:47 from United States Defense and Military Forces - News - Times Topics - The New York Times
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» ‘No Complete Strategy’ in Iraq, But Embassies Getting Complete Movie Channel Packages
12/06/15 15:40 from Washington Free Beacon
While President Obama admits there is “no complete strategy” in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq, U.S. embassies there will have access to a complete package of movie channels.
» Appeals court sets aside conviction of bin Laden assistant
12/06/15 15:35 from News - Stripes
Appeals court sets aside conviction of bin Laden assistant A federal appeals court on Friday threw out the only remaining conviction against a Guantanamo Bay detainee who had served as Osama bin Laden's personal assistant, setting new re...
» Mr. Robot: On the set of USA's new hacker drama - Entertainment Weekly (blog)
12/06/15 15:34 from Cyberwar - Google News
Entertainment Weekly (blog) Mr. Robot: On the set of USA's new hacker drama Entertainment Weekly (blog) Right now it's easier to find a realistic dragon on television than it is a believable hacker . Since the '90s, the bespe...
» Hackers Stole Personal Data of All US Federal Workers, Past & Present - The Jewish Press
12/06/15 14:44 from CyberWar - Google News
The Jewish Press Hackers Stole Personal Data of All US Federal Workers, Past & Present The Jewish Press The personal information of every single federal worker, retired, current, past and present has been stolen in one of the biggest...
» Coast Guard video shows dramatic rescue of men on sinking fishing vessel
12/06/15 14:40 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
The situation sounded serious: Four men were on a 73-foot fishing vessel off the coast of Alaska that was taking on water, and one of them was older and couldn’t swim. The men were abandoning their ship for a life raft.Read full article ...
» Islamic State Sympathizers Attack Israel
12/06/15 14:35 from Washington Free Beacon
Rocket fire out of the Gaza Strip into Israel resumed this week as militants supportive of the Islamic State terrorist group attacked the Jewish state, according to the Associated Press.
» The FPA’s must reads (June 5–12)
12/06/15 14:27 from Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The FPA Global Affairs Blog Network
Our favorite longreads and blog posts from the past week.
» The Law of War Manual is here (no, really)
12/06/15 14:14 from Just Security
Marty Lederman The last time the U.S. Department of Defense published a comprehensive manual on the law of war was in 1956, when Richard Baxter set the standard .  Much has happened since then--the U.S., in particular, has engaged in man...
» Obama Pushing Same, Old Plan In Iraq–Tear It Apart, along sectarian lines
12/06/15 14:12 from ThereAreNoSunglasses
Obama’s New Plan to Save Iraq: Tear It Apart Nancy A. Youssef The White House is moving to arm Iraq’s tribal and religious militias. But these forces hate the Baghdad government almost as much as they hate ISIS. President Obama’s decisio...
» Teen who posed as FBI agent during car theft will be extradited back to Michigan - MLive.com
12/06/15 13:53 from fbi - Google News
MLive.com Teen who posed as FBI agent during car theft will be extradited back to Michigan MLive.com He could eventually be facing additional charges for impersonating an FBI agent. The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office said the 17-y...
» U.S. consumer confidence jumps; producer prices increase
12/06/15 13:47 from Search Results
U.S. consumer confidence jumps; producer prices increase EU holds first talks on Greek default as Athens holds out hope Wall St. falls as Greece crisis deepens; Fed meet eyed Global shares fall on Greek woes, output worry hurts oil Healt...
» Cybersecurity needs tech, social and policy solutions - Washington Technology
12/06/15 13:45 from cybersecurity - Google News
Washington Technology Cybersecurity needs tech, social and policy solutions Washington Technology One aspect of cybersecurity discussed was information sharing – a very timely topic, indeed. After years of false starts, it looks as thoug...
» FBI Searching for Man Who Robbed Miami Bank - NBC 6 South Florida
12/06/15 13:33 from fbi - Google News
NBC 6 South Florida FBI Searching for Man Who Robbed Miami Bank NBC 6 South Florida The FBI said the man entered the Chase Bank at 175 NW 199th Street around 12:24 p.m., demanding money from a bank employee. Customers were in the bank at...
» John Kerry finally to get out of hospital after breaking his leg
12/06/15 13:26 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
Secretary of State John F. Kerry is to be released from the hospital on Friday, almost two weeks after he broke his leg in a bicycling accident outside Geneva.According to a State Department official, Kerry is scheduled to leave Massachu...
» FBI looking for 'sock hat' bank robber - Columbus Dispatch
12/06/15 13:25 from fbi - Google News
WHIO FBI looking for 'sock hat' bank robber Columbus Dispatch Hoping that someone will recognize the man dubbed the “Sock Hat Bandit,” the FBI has released surveillance photos and information. His most-recent heist was in Anderso...
» Bernie Sanders Backs Top Income Tax Rate Above 50 Percent
12/06/15 13:21 from Washington Free Beacon
Bernie Sanders, a Democratic presidential candidate and avowed socialist, says the top income tax rate should be higher than 50 percent, Bloomberg reports.
» Pentagon Creates ISIS…ISIS Terrorizes Iraq…Pentagon Retakes Iraq Under Its Terms
12/06/15 13:15 from ThereAreNoSunglasses
[American generals are playing a very dangerous game in Iraq…creating terrorist armies, then pretending to fight them.  Gen. Dempsey reveals a revival of the “Lily Pad” strategy in northern Anbar Province, with Taqaddum...
» FBI: Men who plotted with Boston terror suspect readily admitted ISIS support - Boston.com
12/06/15 13:11 from fbi - Google News
WPRI 12 Eyewitness News FBI : Men who plotted with Boston terror suspect readily admitted ISIS support Boston.com Confronted by FBI agents hours after his uncle was killed by police, David Wright admitted that he was the one who got Usaa...
» State Department Has No Record of Clinton IT Security Training
12/06/15 13:05 from Washington Free Beacon
The State Department has no record of former Secretary Hillary Clinton or her two top aides receiving IT security training while Clinton led the department, the Washington Free Beacon has learned.
» The market is a cruel taskmaster
12/06/15 13:00 from openDemocracy
Chloe Ruthven’s film Jungle Sisters hurtles through the complexity of industrial development in south India. At the Open City Documentary Festival on 18 June 2015. Chloe Ruthven, Jungle Sisters, 2015. All rights reserved. The market is a...
» Bill Clinton Would Take Money From Algeria Again
12/06/15 12:52 from Washington Free Beacon
The Clinton Foundation admitted that taking a $500,000 donation from Algeria while Hillary Clinton was secretary of state violated the agreement in place that it would not to take any foreign donations—but Bill Clinton says he would do i...
» ESPN report states that FBI, IRS are investigating Patricia Driscoll - NBCSports.com
12/06/15 12:42 from fbi - Google News
Yahoo Sports (blog) ESPN report states that FBI , IRS are investigating Patricia Driscoll NBCSports.com ESPN states that documents the FBI has access to reveal personal expense questions, noting the foundation wrote a $15,000 check towar...
» Report: FBI, IRS investigating ex-girlfriend of Kurt Busch - Yahoo Sports (blog)
12/06/15 12:26 from fbi - Google News
Yahoo Sports (blog) Report: FBI , IRS investigating ex-girlfriend of Kurt Busch Yahoo Sports (blog) Documents that the FBI has access to reveal not only tax paperwork discrepancies but also personal expense questions: The foundation wrot...
» Two men in Boston charged with planning to aid the Islamic State
12/06/15 12:25 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
Two men who were part of an alleged plot to kill a police officer in Massachusetts have been charged with conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State, federal prosecutors in Boston announced Friday.Read full article >...
» Two men in Boston charged with planning to aid Islamic State
12/06/15 12:25 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
Two men who were part of an alleged plot to kill a police officer in Massachusetts have been charged with conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State, federal prosecutors in Boston announced Friday.Read full article >...
» Man Confessed, Apologized For Bank Robberies Says FBI - CBS Local
12/06/15 12:23 from fbi - Google News
CBS Local Man Confessed, Apologized For Bank Robberies Says FBI CBS Local PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Federal authorities have detained a man from Greensburg for robbing three banks in Washington and Allegheny counties. The FBI says John Manning...
» Hunted, hooded and sold
12/06/15 12:21 from openDemocracy
Maziyar Moshtagh Gohari’s film Cechanok sweeps through the world of Middle Eastern falconry. At the Open City Documentary Festival on 18 June 2015. Maziyar Moshtagh Gohari, Cechanok, 2014. All rights reserved. Maziyar Moshtagh Gohari's&n...
» Iran Nuclear Talks ‘Virtually Stalled’, Deadline May Be Missed
12/06/15 12:21 from Washington Free Beacon
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers have virtually stalled and a deadline for a final deal may have to be postponed again, Russian news agency TASS quoted a diplomatic source as saying on Friday.
» Cybersecurity training attracts teachers from across the country to JMU - Augusta Free Press
12/06/15 12:16 from cybersecurity - Google News
Cybersecurity training attracts teachers from across the country to JMU Augusta Free Press jamesmadisonlogopurplepc High school teachers from 15 states, including Virginia, will learn first-hand about cybersecurity technology and designi...
» Retired CIA operative becomes breakout spy novelist with movie adaptation out ... - China Post
12/06/15 12:09 from cia - Google News
China Post Retired CIA operative becomes breakout spy novelist with movie adaptation out ... China Post Matthews speaks six languages and helped manage seven CIA stations, sometimes working in tandem with his wife, Suzanne, also a retire...
» More Records Compromised in OPM Hack Than Estimates Suggested
12/06/15 12:08 from Washington Free Beacon
The hackers responsible for breaching the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) database have potentially acquired more than double the four million files suggested in the estimate provided by OPM, the Associated Press reports.
» "Britain, US should propose honoring of NATO's victims" - B92
12/06/15 11:52 from nato - Google News
"Britain, US should propose honoring of NATO's victims" B92 The U.S. and Britain will only have the right to speak about the crime in Srebrenica once they propose a day of remembrance of NATO's 1999 bombing of Serbia. S...
» FBI Takes Over Fake-Bomb Investigation - CTNow
12/06/15 11:51 from fbi - Google News
FBI Takes Over Fake-Bomb Investigation CTNow The FBI has taken over the investigation into a bizarre Feb. 23 incident that started with the report of a home invasion in Bristol and ended in the parking lot of a New Britain credit union w...
» Saudi air chief killed in Yemeni rebel Scud attack on Khamis Mushayt air base
12/06/15 11:50 from DEBKAFile
The Saudi Air Force chief Lt. Gen. Muhammad bin Ahmed Al-Shaalan was killed in a Yemeni rebel Houthi cross-border missile attack on the big King Khalid Air Base at Khamis Mushayt, debka file reports.The attack took place on June 6, but h...
» FBI Takes Over Fake-Bomb Investigation - Hartford Courant
12/06/15 11:47 from fbi - Google News
Hartford Courant FBI Takes Over Fake-Bomb Investigation Hartford Courant Sources said that the FBI has obtained bank records of several members of the Yussman family, including some who do not live in Connecticut. Matthew Yussman is chie...
» FBI, IRS investigating Patricia Driscoll - ESPN
12/06/15 11:43 from fbi - Google News
Yahoo Sports (blog) FBI , IRS investigating Patricia Driscoll ESPN FBI and IRS officials are investigating Patricia Driscoll, former girlfriend of NASCAR driver Kurt Busch, over allegations she has mishandled money as executive director ...
» Mar. 20, 2015
12/06/15 11:38 from United States Defense and Military Forces - News - Times Topics - The New York Times
Mar. 20, 2015 Adm Michael S Rogers, head of both National Security Agency and United States Cyber Command, tells Senate committee US must improve its ability to engage in cyberattacks, as deterrent against enemy nations. MORE Obama, Bara...
» US, Lithuania go on offensive in Baltics during NATO exercise - Marines.mil (press release)
12/06/15 11:37 from nato - Google News
Folkestone Herald US, Lithuania go on offensive in Baltics during NATO exercise Marines.mil (press release) Lithuanian forces are teamed with U.S. Marines from the Black Sea Rotational Force during Exercise Saber Strike at the Pabrade Tr...
» Macedonia: anatomy of a crisis
12/06/15 11:37 from openDemocracy
Like putting a plaster on a wound that has not been cleaned, an EU-mediated deal to stabilise (but not necessarily democratise) the country is being negotiated behind closed doors. Macedonia's continue to rally in front of Government Hou...
» Russia in Review
12/06/15 11:31 from Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs - The US-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism
June 12, 2015   Russia in Review: a digest of useful news from U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism for June 5-12, 2015
» Military contractor banned over claims of sexual exploitation
12/06/15 11:24 from News - Stripes
Military contractor banned over claims of sexual exploitation The U.S. Navy banned a longtime military contractor this week — two years after authorities were alerted to problems and three months after the Virginia Board of Medicine accu...
» NATO Deputy Secretary General stresses importance of shared values in visit to ... - NATO HQ (press release)
12/06/15 11:18 from nato - Google News
NATO HQ (press release) NATO Deputy Secretary General stresses importance of shared values in visit to ... NATO HQ (press release) NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow welcomed Sweden's deep partnership with the Alliance ...
» Sources doubt 14 million figure for hacking breach - Politico
12/06/15 11:13 from Cyberwar - Google News
Politico Sources doubt 14 million figure for hacking breach Politico “I don't know who could arrive at that number, how it could be arrived at,” said Jacqueline Simon, public policy director of the American Federation of Government E...
» Grading Cisco Cybersecurity after CiscoLive - Network World
12/06/15 11:09 from cybersecurity - Google News
Grading Cisco Cybersecurity after CiscoLive Network World In anticipation of CiscoLive in San Diego, I posted a blog last week describing my thoughts on Cisco's cybersecurity portfolio. After attending the event this week, I'm re...
» Opinion: After OPM hack, 3 steps to improve government cybersecurity - Christian Science Monitor
12/06/15 11:07 from cybersecurity - Google News
Christian Science Monitor Opinion: After OPM hack, 3 steps to improve government cybersecurity Christian Science Monitor First, scrap the government acquisition system for cybersecurity . Simply put, the speed of innovation in cybersecur...
» 88 Days to Kandahar: A CIA Diary by Robert Grenier review – US's Afghan war ... - The Guardian
12/06/15 11:00 from cia - Google News
The Guardian 88 Days to Kandahar: A CIA Diary by Robert Grenier review – US's Afghan war ... The Guardian Much of Grenier's time was spent trying to persuade tribal chieftains, often with cash, to rise up against the Taliban, or ...
» What al Bahlul Says, and What It Means
12/06/15 10:54 from Just Security
Steve Vladeck It's going to take some time to fully work through the lengthy opinions handed down by the D.C. Circuit this morning in  al Bahlul  v.  United States . But at the risk of oversimplifying things, what follows is a quick and ...
» Encrypted Messaging Service Stops Answering 'Warrant Canary' Questions ... - Techdirt
12/06/15 10:52 from fbi - Google News
Encrypted Messaging Service Stops Answering 'Warrant Canary' Questions ... Techdirt It's beginning to look like a US-based encrypted communications platform may be headed for a Lavabit-esque future. As we're well aware, a...
» U.S. Agrees to Let Iran Keep Nuke Secrets
12/06/15 10:50 from Washington Free Beacon
The Obama administration will agree to let Iran bypass questions about its past nuclear military work under any final deal signed in the coming weeks, according to reports.
» Maniac Cleveland weatherman now using weed whacker to illustrate hacking ... - SB Nation
12/06/15 10:48 from Cyberwar - Google News
Maniac Cleveland weatherman now using weed whacker to illustrate hacking ... SB Nation Sports sometimes have a way of pulling us into a whirpool of angst when our favorite team loses. None more so than Cleveland weatherman Mark Johnson, ...
» Macedonia And Montenegro Should Join NATO Despite Russian Opposition ... - International Business Times
12/06/15 10:46 from Nato Russia - Google News
International Business Times Macedonia And Montenegro Should Join NATO Despite Russian Opposition ... International Business Times Poland's defense minister is urging NATO to invite Macedonia and Montenegro to join the alliance. Pict...
» Protocols of the Hackers of Zion? - Payvand
12/06/15 10:45 from CyberWar - Google News
Payvand Protocols of the Hackers of Zion? Payvand Just how diversified and developed Israeli hi-tech innovation has become was revealed the very next morning, when the Russian cyber-security firm Kaspersky Labs, which claims more than 40...
» National labs look to flip the board on cyber warfare - Environment & Energy Publishing
12/06/15 10:44 from cyber warfare - Google News
National labs look to flip the board on cyber warfare Environment & Energy Publishing Much as U.S. and British breakthroughs in strategic research were pivotal in World War II, Prowell and colleagues across the complex of American nation...
» Eickhoff takes helm of 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command - Stars and Stripes
12/06/15 10:44 from missile defense - Google News
Stars and Stripes Eickhoff takes helm of 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command Stars and Stripes Col. Janell E. Eickhoff, the new commander of the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, takes the unit's colors from U.S. Army ...
» Intelligence Branch - Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
12/06/15 10:32 from fbi - Google News
Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) Intelligence Branch Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) The Intelligence Branch is the strategic leader of the FBI's Intelligence Program and drives collaborat...
» Poland says Washington stonewalling CIA jail investigation - Business Insider
12/06/15 10:31 from cia - Google News
Poland says Washington stonewalling CIA jail investigation Business Insider WARSAW/KRAKOW, Poland (Reuters) - The United States is ignoring a request from Poland to hand over the full version of a Senate report that could shed light on a...
» Poland says Washington stonewalling CIA jail investigation - Reuters
12/06/15 10:26 from cia - Google News
Poland says Washington stonewalling CIA jail investigation Reuters The report last December by the U.S. Senate intelligence committee detailed how the CIA used techniques including water-boarding and mock executions on terrorism suspects...



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» Human Rights Watch details abuse of mentally disabled prisoners
14/05/15 10:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . In jails and prisons throughout the United States, correctional staff have sprayed mentally disabled prisoners with painful chemicals, shocked them with electric stun weapons, and strapped them for days in re...
» Iraq says Islamic State demolishes ruins to cover up looting - Middle East
14/05/15 10:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top news - (TEST). BAGHDAD — The videos of Islamic State militants destroying ancient artifacts in Iraq's museums and blowing up 3,000-year-old temples are chilling enough, but one of Iraq's top anti...
» Blackwater founder turns white-collar boss, aids China firms - Pacific
14/05/15 10:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top news - (TEST). HONG KONG — Almost five years after selling his notorious soldiers-for-hire business, the founder of Blackwater Worldwide is again running operations in some of the world's most ha...
» Jade Helm 15 explored on TV: Checkpoint challenges the conspiracy theories
14/05/15 10:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . As debate and conspiracy theories continue to percolate about the new military exercise Jade Helm 15, Checkpoint has been asked to help explain what the operation is — and is not. Above, a video providi...
» White House Hosts Teen Beaten by Israeli Police
14/05/15 10:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. AP BY: Adam Kredo A White House official confirmed that the Obama administration’s national security team recently met with a teenager who garnered international headlines aft...
» U.S. Marine Helicopter With Eight Aboard Missing in Nepal Quake Zone
14/05/15 10:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Nepalese service members load relief supplies into a U.S. Marine Corps UH-1Y Venom from Joint Task Force 505 at Sindhuli, Nepal in this May 11 / Reuters BY: Reuters By David Alexand...
» Triple Whammy: Obama Makes Straw Man Argument, Rips Fox News And Jokes About His Coolness in One Breath
14/05/15 10:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. BY: David Rutz President Obama is fond of taking potshots at Fox News  for its sin of criticizing his White House. He’s very fond of constructing straw man arguments that...
» Saudi Arabia Promises to Match Iran in Nuclear Capability
14/05/15 10:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . WASHINGTON — When President Obama began making the case for a deal with Iran that would delay its ability to assemble an atomic weapon, his first argument was that a nuclear-armed Iran would set off a &...
» The Best Way To Save Obama's Camp David Summit
14/05/15 10:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense One - All Content. In the wake of the P5+1- Iran nuclear framework agreement, U.S. officials are taking pains to reassure Middle East governments that worry that Tehran will increase its destabiliz...
» Pentagon recommends new Navy, Army chiefs - Navy
14/05/15 10:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top news - (TEST). Army Gen. Mark Milley and Navy Adm. John Richardson were nominated Wednesday to command their respective services, marking a shift at the top at a time of strategic and budgetary turbule...
» President Nominates Milley, Richardson to Lead Army, Navy
14/05/15 10:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Secretary of Defense Speeches. President Nominates Milley, Richardson to Lead Army, Navy By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, May 13, 2015 – President Barack Obama has nominat...
» Senators Say China Diverted U.S. Nuclear Technology to Submarines in Violation of ’85 Accord
14/05/15 10:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. A Chinese technician lays cables on a nuclear reactor built with the technologies of Hualong-1 reactor at Fangchenggang Nuclear Power Plant / AP BY: Bill Gertz China has illegally d...
» Passengers Accuse TSA Agents of Sexual Assault
14/05/15 10:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Airport security at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport / Wikimedia Commons BY: CJ Ciaramella Passengers at several of the busiest airports in the United States complained th...
» NATO to Keep Some Troops in Afghanistan After 2016
14/05/15 10:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers inspect the wreckage of vehicles at the site of a suicide attack that targeted a NATO convoy in Jalalabad city / Reuters BY: Reuters By Adrian Cr...
» Pentagon, U.S. Spy Chief Urge Use of More Russian Rocket Engines
14/05/15 10:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks at a news conference at the Pentagon in Washington / Reuters BY: Reuters By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretar...
» Russia Plans Army Training Exercises With China, India
14/05/15 10:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. AP BY: Reuters By Denis Dyomkin SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Russian land forces will join troops from China, India, Mongolia and Belarus in a series of joint military training e...
» Iraq Defense Ministry Says Second in Command of Islamic State Killed
14/05/15 10:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. A member loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) waves an ISIL flag in Raqqa / Reuters BY: Reuters BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq’s Defense Ministry said on W...
» Azerbaijan Funded Trip for 10 U.S. Lawmakers
14/05/15 10:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Baroque fountain square at the old city of Baku, Azerbaijan, Central Asia, Asia / AP BY: Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Azerbaijan’s state-owned oil company paid hundred...
» Meet Gen. Mark Milley and Adm. John Richardson, the new picks to lead the Army and Navy
14/05/15 10:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter announced Wednesday that President Obama has selected a career infantry officer with extensive experience in Iraq and Afghanistan and a naval officer who has commanded a var...
» Obama Nominates Nuclear Chief To Head Navy
14/05/15 10:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense One - All Content. U.S. President Barack Obama will nominate Adm. John Richardson, the head of the military’s nuclear-powered ship programs, to lead the Navy at a time when the sea service is...
» Senate Reaches Deal on Trade Vote After Democratic Revolt Against Obama
14/05/15 10:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. AP BY: Reuters By Krista Hughes and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. senators reached a deal on Wednesday to move forward this week with legislation key to the propos...
» Yoda’s replacement: Air Force veteran to lead legendary Pentagon office
14/05/15 10:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . There’s a new Yoda at the Pentagon. Jim Baker, a retired Air Force colonel, has been tapped to run the Pentagon’s legendary Office of Net Assessment, taking over from Andrew W. Marshall ...
» Obama Nominates Former Afghanistan War Deputy To Lead Army
14/05/15 10:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense One - All Content. President Barack Obama will nominate Gen . Mark Milley, a soldier with a background steeped in Special Forces and infantry command, to lead the Army. If confirmed as the ArmyR...
» Pentagon names military leaders selected to head Army, Navy
14/05/15 10:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right, announced the nominations on Wednesday of Army General Mark Milley, center, to be the next Army chief of staff, and Admiral John Richardson, left, to be the chief of ...
» Top FBI official is appointed to take helm at the DEA
14/05/15 10:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . The Justice Department on Wednesday appointed a top FBI official and former U.S. attorney to be the new head of the embattled Drug Enforcement Administration. Chuck Rosenberg, chief of staff to the FBI direct...
» No. 2 Leader of ISIS Killed in U.S.-Led Airstrike, Iraq Says
14/05/15 10:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . BAGHDAD — The Iraqi government said Wednesday that the second-in-command of the Islamic State had been killed in an airstrike carried out by the American-led coalition in northern Iraq , a claim America...
» Defense Secretary Nominates New Army and Navy Chiefs
14/05/15 10:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter on Wednesday recommended Gen. Mark Milley, the head of Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg, N.C., to be the next Army chief of staff, and Adm. John Richardson, head of the Nav...
» NATO Worried By Russia Crimea Build-Up
14/05/15 09:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense News - Home. NATO on Wednesday expressed alarm over a "wide-ranging" military build-up by Russia in Crimea, as well as talk that Moscow could even install nuclear weapons on the annexed Black Sea p...
» Everything China's doing isn't working - Business Insider
14/05/15 09:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare - Google News. Business Insider Everything China's doing isn't working Business Insider A bunch of data about the state of China's economy came out on Tuesday night, and all together it told ...

» This Pentagon map shows what's really driving China's military and diplomatic ... - Business Insider
14/05/15 09:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare - Google News. Business Insider This Pentagon map shows what's really driving China's military and diplomatic ... Business Insider Continued economic growth is imperative for China's leaders....
» Changing the World: How USAID’s 50 Years of Family Planning has Transformed People, Economies, and the Planet
26/06/15 11:22 from Latest From the Wilson Center
2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the U.S. government’s first investments in overseas international family planning programs. In his January 4, 1965 State of the Union address, President Lyndon B. Johnson announced, “I will seek new way...
» A Book Reception For "Speaking The Law: The Obama Administration'S Addresses On National Security Law"
25/06/15 13:00 from Hoover Institution
Featured Commentary via Lawfare The Hoover Institution's D.C. office and Lawfare are having a reception for our recent book, Speaking the Law: The Obama Administration's Addresses on National Security Law (Hoover Institution Press Public...
» The Hillary Doctrine: Sex & American Foreign Policy (Book Launch)
24/06/15 17:40 from Latest From the Wilson Center
Want to attend but can’t?  Tune into the live or archived webcast at WilsonCenter.org  (not every event is webcast live; archived webcasts go up approximately one day after the meeting date). Join the conversation  on Twitter by followin...
» A New Climate for Peace: Taking Action on Climate and Fragility Risks (Report Launch)
22/06/15 17:02 from Latest From the Wilson Center
The ultimate “threat multiplier,” climate change is increasing the challenges facing the U.S. development, diplomatic, and security communities.  “A New Climate for Peace: Taking Action on Climate and Fragility Risks,” an independent rep...
» Russia's Monotowns and the Politics of Labor in a Challenging Economic Climate
18/06/15 14:54 from Latest From the Wilson Center
During the 2008-2009 economic crisis, Russia’s monotowns — one-industry towns left from the Soviet era — gained widespread attention as potential sources of social protest and unrest. While fears about monotowns were exaggerated during t...
» Book Talk: Alexis in America: A Russian Grand Duke’s Tour, 1871-72
15/06/15 10:40 from Latest From the Wilson Center
Dr. Lee A. Farrow will give an overview of her book, Alexis in America: A Russian Grand Duke’s Tour, 1871-72, which recounts the duke’s progress through the major American cities of the period, detailing his meetings with public figures ...
» Combatting the threat of state-sponsored hacking - CBS News
12/06/15 19:11 from CyberWar - Google News
WFMZ Allentown Combatting the threat of state-sponsored hacking CBS News A massive cyberattack against the U.S. government may have compromised the personal information of as many as 14 million people -- possibly every single current or ...
» Does Obama Know There's a Cyberwar Going On? - Investor's Business Daily
12/06/15 19:01 from cyber warfare - Google News
Al Jazeera America Does Obama Know There's a Cyberwar Going On? Investor's Business Daily Hacking: Chinese hackers apparently stole far more data on more federal employees than first suspected, creating a huge national security probl...
» Chinese hack of U.S. network compromised security files
12/06/15 18:51 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
The Chinese breach of the Office of Personnel Management network was wider than first acknowledged and officials said Friday that a database holding sensitive security clearance information on millions of federal employees and contractor...
» Chinese hack compromised security-clearance database
12/06/15 18:51 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
The Chinese breach of the Office of Personnel Management network was wider than first acknowledged and officials said Friday that a database holding sensitive security clearance information on millions of federal employees and contractor...
» Second OPM Hack Compromised Information for Military, Intelligence Workers
12/06/15 18:44 from Defense One - All Content
Officials confirmed Friday they had detected a second intrusion that may be far more damaging than the one reported last week.
» Sheriff: FBI's help not needed in search for missing baby - Anderson Independent Mail
12/06/15 18:18 from fbi - Google News
Sheriff: FBI's help not needed in search for missing baby Anderson Independent Mail The FBI is not playing a major role in the search for a missing 1-year-old Pendleton girl. An FBI spokeswoman said "our organization immediately...
» CIA Declassifies Report On 9/11, Blanks Out Saudi Section - BuzzFeed News
12/06/15 18:17 from cia - Google News
BuzzFeed News CIA Declassifies Report On 9/11, Blanks Out Saudi Section BuzzFeed News WASHINGTON — A newly released report from the CIA blocked out all but a few sentences of the section related to investigating Saudi Arabia's potent...
» John Kerry finally gets out of hospital after breaking his leg
12/06/15 18:15 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Friday left the hospital where he has been recovering from a broken leg after a bicycling accident, and said he expects to join the Iran nuclear talks for their “last slog” at the end of June.Read full...
» Clinton administration bankrupted CIA ahead of 9/11, ex-director says - Washington Times
12/06/15 18:07 from cia - Google News
Washington Times Clinton administration bankrupted CIA ahead of 9/11, ex-director says Washington Times The Clinton administration had bankrupted the intelligence community and refused to let the CIA prioritize anti-terrorism over other ...
» CIA releases 9/11-related internal documents - RT
12/06/15 18:05 from cia - Google News
RT CIA releases 9/11-related internal documents RT “In response to FOIA requests for the full 2005 OIG report, CIA and other agencies conducted an extensive review of the nearly 500-page document in order to release information that no l...
» CIA releases secret report identifying errors before 9/11 - The Hill
12/06/15 17:55 from cia - Google News
The Hill CIA releases secret report identifying errors before 9/11 The Hill “The events of 9/11 will be forever seared into the memories of all Americans who bore witness to the single greatest tragedy to befall our homeland in recent hi...
» Murdoch brothers' symbiotic ties to be tested in Fox cockpit
12/06/15 17:51 from Search Results
Murdoch brothers' symbiotic ties to be tested in Fox cockpit Exclusive: Alzheimer's group may scrap early look at highly sought Lilly data Twitter seeks new CEO, and more users, as Costolo exits Shares drop on Greece uncertainty, rate hi...
» CIA releases secret doc identifying 'systemic problems' pre-9/11 - The Hill
12/06/15 17:49 from cia - Google News
The Hill CIA releases secret doc identifying 'systemic problems' pre-9/11 The Hill “The events of 9/11 will be forever seared into the memories of all Americans who bore witness to the single greatest tragedy to befall our homela...
» Judiciary chairman presses FBI for details on remote cyber spying - The Hill
12/06/15 17:41 from fbi - Google News
Washington Times Judiciary chairman presses FBI for details on remote cyber spying The Hill Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is pressing the FBI for more information about its attempts to expand remote electron...
» Here's the CIA's Just-Released Top Secret File on Saudi Ties to 9/11 - Gawker
12/06/15 17:22 from cia - Google News
Gawker Here's the CIA's Just-Released Top Secret File on Saudi Ties to 9/11 Gawker The Saudi Arabia findings comprise literally the final section, the last 30 pages, of the CIA's massive, 495-page master report—completed in 2...
» Cybersecurity Push Falls Short in Senate - American Banker
12/06/15 17:13 from cybersecurity - Google News
Cybersecurity Push Falls Short in Senate American Banker Cybersecurity Push Falls Short in Senate. by Victoria Finkle. JUN 12, 2015 5:10pm ET. WASHINGTON — A bipartisan cybersecurity bill backed by the financial industry failed to clear ...
» Pentagon Backs Major Changes to Retirement System 
12/06/15 17:05 from Defense One - All Content
Defense Department leaders want, in part, to mandate participation in the 401(k)-type Thrift Savings Plan in the hopes it will save money and help retain top talent.
» Iran says concerned over cyber-security of nuclear talks: Fars - Reuters
12/06/15 17:00 from Cyberwar - Google News
Reuters Iran says concerned over cyber-security of nuclear talks: Fars Reuters Russian computer security company Kaspersky Lab said on Wednesday that a computer virus was used to hack into sites including three luxury hotels that have ho...
» Iran says concerned over cyber-security of nuclear talks - Jerusalem Post Israel News
12/06/15 16:57 from Cyberwarfare - Google News
Jerusalem Post Israel News Iran says concerned over cyber - security of nuclear talks Jerusalem Post Israel News Share on Twitter. ANKARA- Iran expressed concern on Friday over cyber - security of nuclear talks with six world powers afte...
» Obama's former chief tech officer: Hacking got me the job - Business Insider
12/06/15 16:52 from Cyberwar - Google News
Business Insider Obama's former chief tech officer: Hacking got me the job Business Insider “I attribute that confidence to my experience as a hacker and the subsequent willingness to take risks,” he writes. “If you never break throu...
» Congressional Democrats Move to Institute New Jersey Style Gun Control
12/06/15 16:35 from Washington Free Beacon
Congressional Democrats introduced a bill Thursday that would implement a more restrictive process for obtaining a handgun nation wide.
» After appeal, Army allows Arlington burial for soldier killed in helicopter crash
12/06/15 16:26 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
After a helicopter crash killed Staff Sgt. Thomas Florich and 10 other soldiers and Marines in March, his family had a simple wish: that Florich could be buried at Arlington National Cemetery. The request was denied on the basis of a tec...
» Our Safe Online Surfing Internet Challenge just wrapped up its third year with ... - Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
12/06/15 16:19 from fbi - Google News
Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) Our Safe Online Surfing Internet Challenge just wrapped up its third year with ... Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) That is precisely why the Bureau launched th...
» Military Airstrikes Hit ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.
» U.S. House Rejects Move To Force Vote On Waging War Against Islamic State
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
The U.S. House of Representatives June 11 rejected a measure to force lawmakers to vote by the end of March on providing the president with war powers to fight the Islamic State.
» Pentagon Releases Guidelines to Legal Warfare Principles
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Pentagon officials today released the Defense Department's first law of war manual, culminating a multiyear, combined effort to compile legal principles governing warfare.
» USS Leyte Gulf Gets Underway on Time Thanks to MARMC Support
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center's (MARMC) Production Department made key emergent repairs to the guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) which resulted in an on time departure from Naval Station Norfolk, June 9.
» U.S., Lithuania go on offensive in Baltics during NATO exercise
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
U.S. and Lithuanian forces are partnering with one another during a NATO-backed exercise in the Baltics dedicated to demonstrating the allies' ability to defend the region, June 9-16, 2015. e
» NATO Deputy Secretary General stresses importance of shared values in visit to Sweden
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow welcomed Sweden's deep partnership with the Alliance in a visit to Stockholm on Friday (12 June 2015).
» China's Liaoning aircraft carrier leaves port for training, tests
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
'Liaoning', China's first aircraft carrier, on Friday left a military port in Qingdao in Shandong Province, east China, to undertake a training and testing mission.
» China exercises strict control over military trade: spokesperson
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
A Foreign Ministry spokesperson on Friday said China has strict and effective control over military trade.
» Russian fighter jet encounters US spy plane very closely over Black Sea
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
American military officials have said that a US Air Force reconnaissance aircraft encountered with a Russian fighter jet over the Black Sea last month.
» Russian Navy to get large landing ship Pyotr Morgunov in 2018
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
The Russian Navy will get the Pyotr Morgunov large landing ship, laid down on Thursday at the Kaliningrad-based Yantar shipyard, in 2018, head of Navy's shipbuilding department Vladimir Tryapichnikov told reporters.
» Russia, Egypt drill air defense with F-16 fighters in Mediterranean
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Navy men of Egypt and Russia during the Bridge of Friendship-2015 joint exercises in the Mediterranean Sea have conducted a drill to organize air defense that involved the F-16 jet fighters, Russian Navy spokesman Captain First Rank Igor...
» China rebukes Japan's meddling in South China Sea issue
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
A Foreign Ministry spokesperson has urged Japan not to weigh into territorial disputes in the South China Sea, labelling Japan a 'non-party' in the matter.
» New Saudi airstrikes kill 12, injure 15 in Yemen
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Saudi fighter jets have carried out new airstrikes against Yemen's Sa'ada Province, killing 12 civilians and injuring 15 others.
» Yemen: UNESCO deplores destruction of Sana'a heritage site bearing 'soul of Yemeni people'
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) condemned the early morning bombing raid today on the Old City of the Yemeni capital Sana'a, saying '"this heritage bears the soul of the Yemeni people, it is ...
» 6 Killed, UN Heritage Site Damaged in Yemen
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen killed at least six civilians Friday and destroyed historic buildings in Sana'a, and the United Nations delayed peace talks that were due to open in Geneva on Sunday.
» The benefits of hosting refugees
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
The negative impact of Syria's war on its neighbours has been discussed at length. Governments in Jordan and Lebanon are constantly appealing for more support. But what is less spoken about is the economic boon of having one of the world...
» Syria: Army advances in Qalamoun region near Lebanon border
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
The Syrian army backed by the Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement continued its advances in Jreijeer farms in al-Qalamoun mountainous region near borders with Lebanon.
» Syrian jets bombard terrorist positions in Idlib Province
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Syrian jet fighters have launched a series of aerial strikes against the strongholds of foreign-sponsored militants in the northwestern province of Idlib, killing and injuring a number of Takfiris and injuring many more, Press TV reports.
» Hezbollah slams civilian killings by militants in NW Syria
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
The Lebanese resistance movement, Hezbollah, has strongly denounced the latest massacre of civilians by foreign-backed militants in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib.
» Hezbollah, Syrian army make inroads in northeast Lebanon
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Hezbollah and Syrian army forces have reportedly made gains against the ISIL Takfiri terrorists in northeastern Lebanon.
» Saudi warplanes pound areas in Yemen's capital
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Saudi warplanes have conducted airstrikes against several areas in the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, as Riyadh's military aggression against the impoverished Arab country continues unabated.
» Syria army troops kill 100 al-Nusra militants in Suwayda
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
At least 100 terrorists of the al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front have been killed in recent clashes with Syrian troops in Syria's southern province of As-Suwayda.
» Syria Retakes Airbase Following Rebel Advance
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Syrian opposition activists say the government has retaken full control of an airbase in the south that had been seized days earlier by a Western-backed rebel group.
» Islamic State Grows Stronger in Libya
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Libyan militiamen battling the Islamic State's affiliate in their country say most of the jihadi fighters are not Libyans – the bulk of them, they say, come from neighboring North African nations.
» Vigilantes: Boko Haram Kill 37 in Borno State
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Members of youth vigilante forces in northern Nigeria say the Boko Haram militant group has burned six villages and killed 37 people in a new attack near the insurgents' stronghold in Sambisa forest.
» Forgive and forget? Amnesty dilemma haunts Uganda
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Should rebels who turn themselves in be allowed to escape justice for potentially heinous crimes if it might foster peace, or must they be prosecuted even at the risk of discouraging reconciliation? The renewal of Uganda's amnesty law ha...
» Fresh clashes in eastern Ukraine kill 2
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
At least two people have been killed and more than a dozen others injured in fresh clashes between the Ukrainian army and pro-Russia forces in 24 hours, officials say.
» Ukraine to Produce New Tanks as Hostilities in Donbass Intensify
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Ukrainian Secretary of the National Security Council said that Ukrainian defense's top priority is to supply Ukrainian army with modern weaponry and military equipment.
» EU Plans To Push Central Asian States Harder On Human Rights
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
The European Union plans to step up efforts to address 'serious challenges to human rights' in Central Asia, according to a strategy document seen by RFE/RL.
» Zhou Yongkang sentenced to life in prison, no limits for anti-corruption
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Zhou Yongkang was sentenced to life imprisonment Thursday for accepting bribes, abusing his power and deliberately disclosing state secrets, the latest and most powerful footnote to the Party's commitment to the rule of law.
» MERS fatalities climb to 13 in South Korea
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
South Korea has reported its 13th death from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in what has become the largest outbreak of the virus outside Saudi Arabia.
» US Charges 2 Men as Islamic State Supporters
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
U.S. authorities say two men accused of plotting to attack police officers in Massachusetts are being charged with conspiracy to provide material support to Islamic State militants.
» China to launch its first electric satellite around 2020
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
China plans to launch its first electric propulsion communication satellite into orbit around the year 2020, indicating that China has squeezed into the international electric propulsion communication satellite market following the Unite...
» Russia concerned about possible US use of force in space
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Russia's Foreign Ministry has voiced serious concern about the possible use of force and deployment of weapons in space by the United States.
» Iran, 5+1 FM deputies reviewing process of drafting final deal
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Deputy foreign ministers of Iran and the 5+1 member states held a meeting in Vienna on Friday to review the process of drafting the final nuclear deal.
» German chief prosecutor drops probe into US tapping of Merkel's cell phone
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Germany's attorney general has dropped an investigation into the suspected tapping by the US intelligence services of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's cell phone calls, citing a lack of evidence for the case to succeed in court.
» British ministers battle to maintain surveillance powers
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
A battle over privacy is taking place across the board as Downing Street avoids proposal to strip ministers of surveillance powers.
» Russian Charged With Spying In U.S. Asks Court To Dismiss Case
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
A Russian citizen who worked in Manhattan as a banker asked a federal judge June 11 to toss out charges that he participated in a Cold War-style Russian spy ring.
» Israel Denies Spying On Iran Nuclear Talks
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
Israel on June 11 denied spying on the nuclear negotiations between Iran, the United States, and other world powers.
» Iran expresses concern about reports on espionage against venues of N-talks
12/06/15 16:15 from GlobalSecurity.org
The Iranian Embassies in Austria and Switzerland have expressed concern about recent media reports that the venues of the talks between Iran and the P5+1 in the two European countries have been spied on.
» The families of hostages are told to keep quiet. They shouldn’t.
12/06/15 16:10 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
Nearly four years ago, Amir Hekmati, a former U.S. Marine, flew to Iran to visit his grandmother. Days before he was scheduled to return home, he vanished. Frightened family members searched frantically for him. It took months before the...
» Cyber security measure blocked in US Senate - Business Insurance
12/06/15 16:09 from Cyberwarfare - Google News
Business Insurance Cyber security measure blocked in US Senate Business Insurance Photo by AP From left, Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin, D-Ill., Sens. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., prepare...
» Belarusian Foreign Minister Makei: ‘We want to be friends with everybody’
12/06/15 16:02 from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation
In his lengthy and informative May 19 interview to the Washington Post, Foreign Minister of Belarus...
» Planned Electricity Fee Increase May Revive Protest Movement in Armenia
12/06/15 15:57 from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation
In early May, the Electric Networks of Armenia (ENA) joint-stock company (a subsidiary of Russian...
» Moscow College Student Caught Crossing Into Turkey to Join IS
12/06/15 15:49 from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation
The story of Moscow State University (MGU) student Varvara Karaulova has caused an outcry in...
» House of Representatives
12/06/15 15:47 from United States Defense and Military Forces - News - Times Topics - The New York Times
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» ‘No Complete Strategy’ in Iraq, But Embassies Getting Complete Movie Channel Packages
12/06/15 15:40 from Washington Free Beacon
While President Obama admits there is “no complete strategy” in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq, U.S. embassies there will have access to a complete package of movie channels.
» Appeals court sets aside conviction of bin Laden assistant
12/06/15 15:35 from News - Stripes
Appeals court sets aside conviction of bin Laden assistant A federal appeals court on Friday threw out the only remaining conviction against a Guantanamo Bay detainee who had served as Osama bin Laden's personal assistant, setting new re...
» Mr. Robot: On the set of USA's new hacker drama - Entertainment Weekly (blog)
12/06/15 15:34 from Cyberwar - Google News
Entertainment Weekly (blog) Mr. Robot: On the set of USA's new hacker drama Entertainment Weekly (blog) Right now it's easier to find a realistic dragon on television than it is a believable hacker . Since the '90s, the bespe...
» Hackers Stole Personal Data of All US Federal Workers, Past & Present - The Jewish Press
12/06/15 14:44 from CyberWar - Google News
The Jewish Press Hackers Stole Personal Data of All US Federal Workers, Past & Present The Jewish Press The personal information of every single federal worker, retired, current, past and present has been stolen in one of the biggest...
» Coast Guard video shows dramatic rescue of men on sinking fishing vessel
12/06/15 14:40 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
The situation sounded serious: Four men were on a 73-foot fishing vessel off the coast of Alaska that was taking on water, and one of them was older and couldn’t swim. The men were abandoning their ship for a life raft.Read full article ...
» Islamic State Sympathizers Attack Israel
12/06/15 14:35 from Washington Free Beacon
Rocket fire out of the Gaza Strip into Israel resumed this week as militants supportive of the Islamic State terrorist group attacked the Jewish state, according to the Associated Press.
» The FPA’s must reads (June 5–12)
12/06/15 14:27 from Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The FPA Global Affairs Blog Network
Our favorite longreads and blog posts from the past week.
» The Law of War Manual is here (no, really)
12/06/15 14:14 from Just Security
Marty Lederman The last time the U.S. Department of Defense published a comprehensive manual on the law of war was in 1956, when Richard Baxter set the standard .  Much has happened since then--the U.S., in particular, has engaged in man...
» Obama Pushing Same, Old Plan In Iraq–Tear It Apart, along sectarian lines
12/06/15 14:12 from ThereAreNoSunglasses
Obama’s New Plan to Save Iraq: Tear It Apart Nancy A. Youssef The White House is moving to arm Iraq’s tribal and religious militias. But these forces hate the Baghdad government almost as much as they hate ISIS. President Obama’s decisio...
» Teen who posed as FBI agent during car theft will be extradited back to Michigan - MLive.com
12/06/15 13:53 from fbi - Google News
MLive.com Teen who posed as FBI agent during car theft will be extradited back to Michigan MLive.com He could eventually be facing additional charges for impersonating an FBI agent. The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office said the 17-y...
» U.S. consumer confidence jumps; producer prices increase
12/06/15 13:47 from Search Results
U.S. consumer confidence jumps; producer prices increase EU holds first talks on Greek default as Athens holds out hope Wall St. falls as Greece crisis deepens; Fed meet eyed Global shares fall on Greek woes, output worry hurts oil Healt...
» Cybersecurity needs tech, social and policy solutions - Washington Technology
12/06/15 13:45 from cybersecurity - Google News
Washington Technology Cybersecurity needs tech, social and policy solutions Washington Technology One aspect of cybersecurity discussed was information sharing – a very timely topic, indeed. After years of false starts, it looks as thoug...
» FBI Searching for Man Who Robbed Miami Bank - NBC 6 South Florida
12/06/15 13:33 from fbi - Google News
NBC 6 South Florida FBI Searching for Man Who Robbed Miami Bank NBC 6 South Florida The FBI said the man entered the Chase Bank at 175 NW 199th Street around 12:24 p.m., demanding money from a bank employee. Customers were in the bank at...
» John Kerry finally to get out of hospital after breaking his leg
12/06/15 13:26 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
Secretary of State John F. Kerry is to be released from the hospital on Friday, almost two weeks after he broke his leg in a bicycling accident outside Geneva.According to a State Department official, Kerry is scheduled to leave Massachu...
» FBI looking for 'sock hat' bank robber - Columbus Dispatch
12/06/15 13:25 from fbi - Google News
WHIO FBI looking for 'sock hat' bank robber Columbus Dispatch Hoping that someone will recognize the man dubbed the “Sock Hat Bandit,” the FBI has released surveillance photos and information. His most-recent heist was in Anderso...
» Bernie Sanders Backs Top Income Tax Rate Above 50 Percent
12/06/15 13:21 from Washington Free Beacon
Bernie Sanders, a Democratic presidential candidate and avowed socialist, says the top income tax rate should be higher than 50 percent, Bloomberg reports.
» Pentagon Creates ISIS…ISIS Terrorizes Iraq…Pentagon Retakes Iraq Under Its Terms
12/06/15 13:15 from ThereAreNoSunglasses
[American generals are playing a very dangerous game in Iraq…creating terrorist armies, then pretending to fight them.  Gen. Dempsey reveals a revival of the “Lily Pad” strategy in northern Anbar Province, with Taqaddum...
» FBI: Men who plotted with Boston terror suspect readily admitted ISIS support - Boston.com
12/06/15 13:11 from fbi - Google News
WPRI 12 Eyewitness News FBI : Men who plotted with Boston terror suspect readily admitted ISIS support Boston.com Confronted by FBI agents hours after his uncle was killed by police, David Wright admitted that he was the one who got Usaa...
» State Department Has No Record of Clinton IT Security Training
12/06/15 13:05 from Washington Free Beacon
The State Department has no record of former Secretary Hillary Clinton or her two top aides receiving IT security training while Clinton led the department, the Washington Free Beacon has learned.
» The market is a cruel taskmaster
12/06/15 13:00 from openDemocracy
Chloe Ruthven’s film Jungle Sisters hurtles through the complexity of industrial development in south India. At the Open City Documentary Festival on 18 June 2015. Chloe Ruthven, Jungle Sisters, 2015. All rights reserved. The market is a...
» Bill Clinton Would Take Money From Algeria Again
12/06/15 12:52 from Washington Free Beacon
The Clinton Foundation admitted that taking a $500,000 donation from Algeria while Hillary Clinton was secretary of state violated the agreement in place that it would not to take any foreign donations—but Bill Clinton says he would do i...
» ESPN report states that FBI, IRS are investigating Patricia Driscoll - NBCSports.com
12/06/15 12:42 from fbi - Google News
Yahoo Sports (blog) ESPN report states that FBI , IRS are investigating Patricia Driscoll NBCSports.com ESPN states that documents the FBI has access to reveal personal expense questions, noting the foundation wrote a $15,000 check towar...
» Report: FBI, IRS investigating ex-girlfriend of Kurt Busch - Yahoo Sports (blog)
12/06/15 12:26 from fbi - Google News
Yahoo Sports (blog) Report: FBI , IRS investigating ex-girlfriend of Kurt Busch Yahoo Sports (blog) Documents that the FBI has access to reveal not only tax paperwork discrepancies but also personal expense questions: The foundation wrot...
» Two men in Boston charged with planning to aid the Islamic State
12/06/15 12:25 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
Two men who were part of an alleged plot to kill a police officer in Massachusetts have been charged with conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State, federal prosecutors in Boston announced Friday.Read full article >...
» Two men in Boston charged with planning to aid Islamic State
12/06/15 12:25 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
Two men who were part of an alleged plot to kill a police officer in Massachusetts have been charged with conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State, federal prosecutors in Boston announced Friday.Read full article >...
» Man Confessed, Apologized For Bank Robberies Says FBI - CBS Local
12/06/15 12:23 from fbi - Google News
CBS Local Man Confessed, Apologized For Bank Robberies Says FBI CBS Local PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Federal authorities have detained a man from Greensburg for robbing three banks in Washington and Allegheny counties. The FBI says John Manning...
» Hunted, hooded and sold
12/06/15 12:21 from openDemocracy
Maziyar Moshtagh Gohari’s film Cechanok sweeps through the world of Middle Eastern falconry. At the Open City Documentary Festival on 18 June 2015. Maziyar Moshtagh Gohari, Cechanok, 2014. All rights reserved. Maziyar Moshtagh Gohari's&n...
» Iran Nuclear Talks ‘Virtually Stalled’, Deadline May Be Missed
12/06/15 12:21 from Washington Free Beacon
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers have virtually stalled and a deadline for a final deal may have to be postponed again, Russian news agency TASS quoted a diplomatic source as saying on Friday.
» Cybersecurity training attracts teachers from across the country to JMU - Augusta Free Press
12/06/15 12:16 from cybersecurity - Google News
Cybersecurity training attracts teachers from across the country to JMU Augusta Free Press jamesmadisonlogopurplepc High school teachers from 15 states, including Virginia, will learn first-hand about cybersecurity technology and designi...
» Retired CIA operative becomes breakout spy novelist with movie adaptation out ... - China Post
12/06/15 12:09 from cia - Google News
China Post Retired CIA operative becomes breakout spy novelist with movie adaptation out ... China Post Matthews speaks six languages and helped manage seven CIA stations, sometimes working in tandem with his wife, Suzanne, also a retire...
» More Records Compromised in OPM Hack Than Estimates Suggested
12/06/15 12:08 from Washington Free Beacon
The hackers responsible for breaching the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) database have potentially acquired more than double the four million files suggested in the estimate provided by OPM, the Associated Press reports.
» "Britain, US should propose honoring of NATO's victims" - B92
12/06/15 11:52 from nato - Google News
"Britain, US should propose honoring of NATO's victims" B92 The U.S. and Britain will only have the right to speak about the crime in Srebrenica once they propose a day of remembrance of NATO's 1999 bombing of Serbia. S...
» FBI Takes Over Fake-Bomb Investigation - CTNow
12/06/15 11:51 from fbi - Google News
FBI Takes Over Fake-Bomb Investigation CTNow The FBI has taken over the investigation into a bizarre Feb. 23 incident that started with the report of a home invasion in Bristol and ended in the parking lot of a New Britain credit union w...
» Saudi air chief killed in Yemeni rebel Scud attack on Khamis Mushayt air base
12/06/15 11:50 from DEBKAFile
The Saudi Air Force chief Lt. Gen. Muhammad bin Ahmed Al-Shaalan was killed in a Yemeni rebel Houthi cross-border missile attack on the big King Khalid Air Base at Khamis Mushayt, debka file reports.The attack took place on June 6, but h...
» FBI Takes Over Fake-Bomb Investigation - Hartford Courant
12/06/15 11:47 from fbi - Google News
Hartford Courant FBI Takes Over Fake-Bomb Investigation Hartford Courant Sources said that the FBI has obtained bank records of several members of the Yussman family, including some who do not live in Connecticut. Matthew Yussman is chie...
» FBI, IRS investigating Patricia Driscoll - ESPN
12/06/15 11:43 from fbi - Google News
Yahoo Sports (blog) FBI , IRS investigating Patricia Driscoll ESPN FBI and IRS officials are investigating Patricia Driscoll, former girlfriend of NASCAR driver Kurt Busch, over allegations she has mishandled money as executive director ...
» Mar. 20, 2015
12/06/15 11:38 from United States Defense and Military Forces - News - Times Topics - The New York Times
Mar. 20, 2015 Adm Michael S Rogers, head of both National Security Agency and United States Cyber Command, tells Senate committee US must improve its ability to engage in cyberattacks, as deterrent against enemy nations. MORE Obama, Bara...
» US, Lithuania go on offensive in Baltics during NATO exercise - Marines.mil (press release)
12/06/15 11:37 from nato - Google News
Folkestone Herald US, Lithuania go on offensive in Baltics during NATO exercise Marines.mil (press release) Lithuanian forces are teamed with U.S. Marines from the Black Sea Rotational Force during Exercise Saber Strike at the Pabrade Tr...
» Macedonia: anatomy of a crisis
12/06/15 11:37 from openDemocracy
Like putting a plaster on a wound that has not been cleaned, an EU-mediated deal to stabilise (but not necessarily democratise) the country is being negotiated behind closed doors. Macedonia's continue to rally in front of Government Hou...
» Russia in Review
12/06/15 11:31 from Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs - The US-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism
June 12, 2015   Russia in Review: a digest of useful news from U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism for June 5-12, 2015
» Military contractor banned over claims of sexual exploitation
12/06/15 11:24 from News - Stripes
Military contractor banned over claims of sexual exploitation The U.S. Navy banned a longtime military contractor this week — two years after authorities were alerted to problems and three months after the Virginia Board of Medicine accu...
» NATO Deputy Secretary General stresses importance of shared values in visit to ... - NATO HQ (press release)
12/06/15 11:18 from nato - Google News
NATO HQ (press release) NATO Deputy Secretary General stresses importance of shared values in visit to ... NATO HQ (press release) NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow welcomed Sweden's deep partnership with the Alliance ...
» Sources doubt 14 million figure for hacking breach - Politico
12/06/15 11:13 from Cyberwar - Google News
Politico Sources doubt 14 million figure for hacking breach Politico “I don't know who could arrive at that number, how it could be arrived at,” said Jacqueline Simon, public policy director of the American Federation of Government E...
» Grading Cisco Cybersecurity after CiscoLive - Network World
12/06/15 11:09 from cybersecurity - Google News
Grading Cisco Cybersecurity after CiscoLive Network World In anticipation of CiscoLive in San Diego, I posted a blog last week describing my thoughts on Cisco's cybersecurity portfolio. After attending the event this week, I'm re...
» Opinion: After OPM hack, 3 steps to improve government cybersecurity - Christian Science Monitor
12/06/15 11:07 from cybersecurity - Google News
Christian Science Monitor Opinion: After OPM hack, 3 steps to improve government cybersecurity Christian Science Monitor First, scrap the government acquisition system for cybersecurity . Simply put, the speed of innovation in cybersecur...
» 88 Days to Kandahar: A CIA Diary by Robert Grenier review – US's Afghan war ... - The Guardian
12/06/15 11:00 from cia - Google News
The Guardian 88 Days to Kandahar: A CIA Diary by Robert Grenier review – US's Afghan war ... The Guardian Much of Grenier's time was spent trying to persuade tribal chieftains, often with cash, to rise up against the Taliban, or ...
» What al Bahlul Says, and What It Means
12/06/15 10:54 from Just Security
Steve Vladeck It's going to take some time to fully work through the lengthy opinions handed down by the D.C. Circuit this morning in  al Bahlul  v.  United States . But at the risk of oversimplifying things, what follows is a quick and ...
» Encrypted Messaging Service Stops Answering 'Warrant Canary' Questions ... - Techdirt
12/06/15 10:52 from fbi - Google News
Encrypted Messaging Service Stops Answering 'Warrant Canary' Questions ... Techdirt It's beginning to look like a US-based encrypted communications platform may be headed for a Lavabit-esque future. As we're well aware, a...
» U.S. Agrees to Let Iran Keep Nuke Secrets
12/06/15 10:50 from Washington Free Beacon
The Obama administration will agree to let Iran bypass questions about its past nuclear military work under any final deal signed in the coming weeks, according to reports.
» Maniac Cleveland weatherman now using weed whacker to illustrate hacking ... - SB Nation
12/06/15 10:48 from Cyberwar - Google News
Maniac Cleveland weatherman now using weed whacker to illustrate hacking ... SB Nation Sports sometimes have a way of pulling us into a whirpool of angst when our favorite team loses. None more so than Cleveland weatherman Mark Johnson, ...
» Macedonia And Montenegro Should Join NATO Despite Russian Opposition ... - International Business Times
12/06/15 10:46 from Nato Russia - Google News
International Business Times Macedonia And Montenegro Should Join NATO Despite Russian Opposition ... International Business Times Poland's defense minister is urging NATO to invite Macedonia and Montenegro to join the alliance. Pict...
» Protocols of the Hackers of Zion? - Payvand
12/06/15 10:45 from CyberWar - Google News
Payvand Protocols of the Hackers of Zion? Payvand Just how diversified and developed Israeli hi-tech innovation has become was revealed the very next morning, when the Russian cyber-security firm Kaspersky Labs, which claims more than 40...
» National labs look to flip the board on cyber warfare - Environment & Energy Publishing
12/06/15 10:44 from cyber warfare - Google News
National labs look to flip the board on cyber warfare Environment & Energy Publishing Much as U.S. and British breakthroughs in strategic research were pivotal in World War II, Prowell and colleagues across the complex of American nation...
» Eickhoff takes helm of 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command - Stars and Stripes
12/06/15 10:44 from missile defense - Google News
Stars and Stripes Eickhoff takes helm of 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command Stars and Stripes Col. Janell E. Eickhoff, the new commander of the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, takes the unit's colors from U.S. Army ...
» Intelligence Branch - Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
12/06/15 10:32 from fbi - Google News
Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) Intelligence Branch Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) The Intelligence Branch is the strategic leader of the FBI's Intelligence Program and drives collaborat...
» Poland says Washington stonewalling CIA jail investigation - Business Insider
12/06/15 10:31 from cia - Google News
Poland says Washington stonewalling CIA jail investigation Business Insider WARSAW/KRAKOW, Poland (Reuters) - The United States is ignoring a request from Poland to hand over the full version of a Senate report that could shed light on a...
» Poland says Washington stonewalling CIA jail investigation - Reuters
12/06/15 10:26 from cia - Google News
Poland says Washington stonewalling CIA jail investigation Reuters The report last December by the U.S. Senate intelligence committee detailed how the CIA used techniques including water-boarding and mock executions on terrorism suspects...


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» Changing the World: How USAID’s 50 Years of Family Planning has Transformed People, Economies, and the Planet
26/06/15 11:22 from Latest From the Wilson Center
2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the U.S. government’s first investments in overseas international family planning programs. In his January 4, 1965 State of the Union address, President Lyndon B. Johnson announced, “I will seek new way...
» A Book Reception For "Speaking The Law: The Obama Administration'S Addresses On National Security Law"
25/06/15 13:00 from Hoover Institution
Featured Commentary via Lawfare The Hoover Institution's D.C. office and Lawfare are having a reception for our recent book, Speaking the Law: The Obama Administration's Addresses on National Security Law (Hoover Institution Press Public...
» The Hillary Doctrine: Sex & American Foreign Policy (Book Launch)
24/06/15 17:40 from Latest From the Wilson Center
Want to attend but can’t?  Tune into the live or archived webcast at WilsonCenter.org  (not every event is webcast live; archived webcasts go up approximately one day after the meeting date). Join the conversation  on Twitter by followin...
» A New Climate for Peace: Taking Action on Climate and Fragility Risks (Report Launch)
22/06/15 17:02 from Latest From the Wilson Center
The ultimate “threat multiplier,” climate change is increasing the challenges facing the U.S. development, diplomatic, and security communities.  “A New Climate for Peace: Taking Action on Climate and Fragility Risks,” an independent rep...
» Russia's Monotowns and the Politics of Labor in a Challenging Economic Climate
18/06/15 14:54 from Latest From the Wilson Center
During the 2008-2009 economic crisis, Russia’s monotowns — one-industry towns left from the Soviet era — gained widespread attention as potential sources of social protest and unrest. While fears about monotowns were exaggerated during t...
» Book Talk: Alexis in America: A Russian Grand Duke’s Tour, 1871-72
15/06/15 10:40 from Latest From the Wilson Center
Dr. Lee A. Farrow will give an overview of her book, Alexis in America: A Russian Grand Duke’s Tour, 1871-72, which recounts the duke’s progress through the major American cities of the period, detailing his meetings with public figures ...
» House of Representatives
12/06/15 15:47 from United States Defense and Military Forces - News - Times Topics - The New York Times
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» ‘No Complete Strategy’ in Iraq, But Embassies Getting Complete Movie Channel Packages
12/06/15 15:40 from Washington Free Beacon
While President Obama admits there is “no complete strategy” in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq, U.S. embassies there will have access to a complete package of movie channels.
» Appeals court sets aside conviction of bin Laden assistant
12/06/15 15:35 from News - Stripes
Appeals court sets aside conviction of bin Laden assistant A federal appeals court on Friday threw out the only remaining conviction against a Guantanamo Bay detainee who had served as Osama bin Laden's personal assistant, setting new re...
» Mr. Robot: On the set of USA's new hacker drama - Entertainment Weekly (blog)
12/06/15 15:34 from Cyberwar - Google News
Entertainment Weekly (blog) Mr. Robot: On the set of USA's new hacker drama Entertainment Weekly (blog) Right now it's easier to find a realistic dragon on television than it is a believable hacker . Since the '90s, the bespe...
» Hackers Stole Personal Data of All US Federal Workers, Past & Present - The Jewish Press
12/06/15 14:44 from CyberWar - Google News
The Jewish Press Hackers Stole Personal Data of All US Federal Workers, Past & Present The Jewish Press The personal information of every single federal worker, retired, current, past and present has been stolen in one of the biggest...
» Coast Guard video shows dramatic rescue of men on sinking fishing vessel
12/06/15 14:40 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
The situation sounded serious: Four men were on a 73-foot fishing vessel off the coast of Alaska that was taking on water, and one of them was older and couldn’t swim. The men were abandoning their ship for a life raft.Read full article ...
» Islamic State Sympathizers Attack Israel
12/06/15 14:35 from Washington Free Beacon
Rocket fire out of the Gaza Strip into Israel resumed this week as militants supportive of the Islamic State terrorist group attacked the Jewish state, according to the Associated Press.
» The FPA’s must reads (June 5–12)
12/06/15 14:27 from Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The FPA Global Affairs Blog Network
Our favorite longreads and blog posts from the past week.
» The Law of War Manual is here (no, really)
12/06/15 14:14 from Just Security
Marty Lederman The last time the U.S. Department of Defense published a comprehensive manual on the law of war was in 1956, when Richard Baxter set the standard .  Much has happened since then--the U.S., in particular, has engaged in man...
» Obama Pushing Same, Old Plan In Iraq–Tear It Apart, along sectarian lines
12/06/15 14:12 from ThereAreNoSunglasses
Obama’s New Plan to Save Iraq: Tear It Apart Nancy A. Youssef The White House is moving to arm Iraq’s tribal and religious militias. But these forces hate the Baghdad government almost as much as they hate ISIS. President Obama’s decisio...
» Teen who posed as FBI agent during car theft will be extradited back to Michigan - MLive.com
12/06/15 13:53 from fbi - Google News
MLive.com Teen who posed as FBI agent during car theft will be extradited back to Michigan MLive.com He could eventually be facing additional charges for impersonating an FBI agent. The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office said the 17-y...
» U.S. consumer confidence jumps; producer prices increase
12/06/15 13:47 from Search Results
U.S. consumer confidence jumps; producer prices increase EU holds first talks on Greek default as Athens holds out hope Wall St. falls as Greece crisis deepens; Fed meet eyed Global shares fall on Greek woes, output worry hurts oil Healt...
» Cybersecurity needs tech, social and policy solutions - Washington Technology
12/06/15 13:45 from cybersecurity - Google News
Washington Technology Cybersecurity needs tech, social and policy solutions Washington Technology One aspect of cybersecurity discussed was information sharing – a very timely topic, indeed. After years of false starts, it looks as thoug...
» FBI Searching for Man Who Robbed Miami Bank - NBC 6 South Florida
12/06/15 13:33 from fbi - Google News
NBC 6 South Florida FBI Searching for Man Who Robbed Miami Bank NBC 6 South Florida The FBI said the man entered the Chase Bank at 175 NW 199th Street around 12:24 p.m., demanding money from a bank employee. Customers were in the bank at...
» John Kerry finally to get out of hospital after breaking his leg
12/06/15 13:26 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
Secretary of State John F. Kerry is to be released from the hospital on Friday, almost two weeks after he broke his leg in a bicycling accident outside Geneva.According to a State Department official, Kerry is scheduled to leave Massachu...
» FBI looking for 'sock hat' bank robber - Columbus Dispatch
12/06/15 13:25 from fbi - Google News
WHIO FBI looking for 'sock hat' bank robber Columbus Dispatch Hoping that someone will recognize the man dubbed the “Sock Hat Bandit,” the FBI has released surveillance photos and information. His most-recent heist was in Anderso...
» Bernie Sanders Backs Top Income Tax Rate Above 50 Percent
12/06/15 13:21 from Washington Free Beacon
Bernie Sanders, a Democratic presidential candidate and avowed socialist, says the top income tax rate should be higher than 50 percent, Bloomberg reports.
» Pentagon Creates ISIS…ISIS Terrorizes Iraq…Pentagon Retakes Iraq Under Its Terms
12/06/15 13:15 from ThereAreNoSunglasses
[American generals are playing a very dangerous game in Iraq…creating terrorist armies, then pretending to fight them.  Gen. Dempsey reveals a revival of the “Lily Pad” strategy in northern Anbar Province, with Taqaddum...
» FBI: Men who plotted with Boston terror suspect readily admitted ISIS support - Boston.com
12/06/15 13:11 from fbi - Google News
WPRI 12 Eyewitness News FBI : Men who plotted with Boston terror suspect readily admitted ISIS support Boston.com Confronted by FBI agents hours after his uncle was killed by police, David Wright admitted that he was the one who got Usaa...
» State Department Has No Record of Clinton IT Security Training
12/06/15 13:05 from Washington Free Beacon
The State Department has no record of former Secretary Hillary Clinton or her two top aides receiving IT security training while Clinton led the department, the Washington Free Beacon has learned.
» The market is a cruel taskmaster
12/06/15 13:00 from openDemocracy
Chloe Ruthven’s film Jungle Sisters hurtles through the complexity of industrial development in south India. At the Open City Documentary Festival on 18 June 2015. Chloe Ruthven, Jungle Sisters, 2015. All rights reserved. The market is a...
» Bill Clinton Would Take Money From Algeria Again
12/06/15 12:52 from Washington Free Beacon
The Clinton Foundation admitted that taking a $500,000 donation from Algeria while Hillary Clinton was secretary of state violated the agreement in place that it would not to take any foreign donations—but Bill Clinton says he would do i...
» ESPN report states that FBI, IRS are investigating Patricia Driscoll - NBCSports.com
12/06/15 12:42 from fbi - Google News
Yahoo Sports (blog) ESPN report states that FBI , IRS are investigating Patricia Driscoll NBCSports.com ESPN states that documents the FBI has access to reveal personal expense questions, noting the foundation wrote a $15,000 check towar...
» Report: FBI, IRS investigating ex-girlfriend of Kurt Busch - Yahoo Sports (blog)
12/06/15 12:26 from fbi - Google News
Yahoo Sports (blog) Report: FBI , IRS investigating ex-girlfriend of Kurt Busch Yahoo Sports (blog) Documents that the FBI has access to reveal not only tax paperwork discrepancies but also personal expense questions: The foundation wrot...
» Two men in Boston charged with planning to aid the Islamic State
12/06/15 12:25 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
Two men who were part of an alleged plot to kill a police officer in Massachusetts have been charged with conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State, federal prosecutors in Boston announced Friday.Read full article >...
» Man Confessed, Apologized For Bank Robberies Says FBI - CBS Local
12/06/15 12:23 from fbi - Google News
CBS Local Man Confessed, Apologized For Bank Robberies Says FBI CBS Local PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Federal authorities have detained a man from Greensburg for robbing three banks in Washington and Allegheny counties. The FBI says John Manning...
» Hunted, hooded and sold
12/06/15 12:21 from openDemocracy
Maziyar Moshtagh Gohari’s film Cechanok sweeps through the world of Middle Eastern falconry. At the Open City Documentary Festival on 18 June 2015. Maziyar Moshtagh Gohari, Cechanok, 2014. All rights reserved. Maziyar Moshtagh Gohari's&n...
» Iran Nuclear Talks ‘Virtually Stalled’, Deadline May Be Missed
12/06/15 12:21 from Washington Free Beacon
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers have virtually stalled and a deadline for a final deal may have to be postponed again, Russian news agency TASS quoted a diplomatic source as saying on Friday.
» Cybersecurity training attracts teachers from across the country to JMU - Augusta Free Press
12/06/15 12:16 from cybersecurity - Google News
Cybersecurity training attracts teachers from across the country to JMU Augusta Free Press jamesmadisonlogopurplepc High school teachers from 15 states, including Virginia, will learn first-hand about cybersecurity technology and designi...
» Retired CIA operative becomes breakout spy novelist with movie adaptation out ... - China Post
12/06/15 12:09 from cia - Google News
China Post Retired CIA operative becomes breakout spy novelist with movie adaptation out ... China Post Matthews speaks six languages and helped manage seven CIA stations, sometimes working in tandem with his wife, Suzanne, also a retire...
» More Records Compromised in OPM Hack Than Estimates Suggested
12/06/15 12:08 from Washington Free Beacon
The hackers responsible for breaching the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) database have potentially acquired more than double the four million files suggested in the estimate provided by OPM, the Associated Press reports.
» "Britain, US should propose honoring of NATO's victims" - B92
12/06/15 11:52 from nato - Google News
"Britain, US should propose honoring of NATO's victims" B92 The U.S. and Britain will only have the right to speak about the crime in Srebrenica once they propose a day of remembrance of NATO's 1999 bombing of Serbia. S...
» FBI Takes Over Fake-Bomb Investigation - CTNow
12/06/15 11:51 from fbi - Google News
FBI Takes Over Fake-Bomb Investigation CTNow The FBI has taken over the investigation into a bizarre Feb. 23 incident that started with the report of a home invasion in Bristol and ended in the parking lot of a New Britain credit union w...
» Saudi air chief killed in Yemeni rebel Scud attack on Khamis Mushayt air base
12/06/15 11:50 from DEBKAFile
The Saudi Air Force chief Lt. Gen. Muhammad bin Ahmed Al-Shaalan was killed in a Yemeni rebel Houthi cross-border missile attack on the big King Khalid Air Base at Khamis Mushayt, debka file reports.The attack took place on June 6, but h...
» FBI Takes Over Fake-Bomb Investigation - Hartford Courant
12/06/15 11:47 from fbi - Google News
Hartford Courant FBI Takes Over Fake-Bomb Investigation Hartford Courant Sources said that the FBI has obtained bank records of several members of the Yussman family, including some who do not live in Connecticut. Matthew Yussman is chie...
» FBI, IRS investigating Patricia Driscoll - ESPN
12/06/15 11:43 from fbi - Google News
Yahoo Sports (blog) FBI , IRS investigating Patricia Driscoll ESPN FBI and IRS officials are investigating Patricia Driscoll, former girlfriend of NASCAR driver Kurt Busch, over allegations she has mishandled money as executive director ...
» Mar. 20, 2015
12/06/15 11:38 from United States Defense and Military Forces - News - Times Topics - The New York Times
Mar. 20, 2015 Adm Michael S Rogers, head of both National Security Agency and United States Cyber Command, tells Senate committee US must improve its ability to engage in cyberattacks, as deterrent against enemy nations. MORE Obama, Bara...
» US, Lithuania go on offensive in Baltics during NATO exercise - Marines.mil (press release)
12/06/15 11:37 from nato - Google News
Folkestone Herald US, Lithuania go on offensive in Baltics during NATO exercise Marines.mil (press release) Lithuanian forces are teamed with U.S. Marines from the Black Sea Rotational Force during Exercise Saber Strike at the Pabrade Tr...
» Macedonia: anatomy of a crisis
12/06/15 11:37 from openDemocracy
Like putting a plaster on a wound that has not been cleaned, an EU-mediated deal to stabilise (but not necessarily democratise) the country is being negotiated behind closed doors. Macedonia's continue to rally in front of Government Hou...
» Russia in Review
12/06/15 11:31 from Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs - The US-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism
June 12, 2015   Russia in Review: a digest of useful news from U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism for June 5-12, 2015
» Military contractor banned over claims of sexual exploitation
12/06/15 11:24 from News - Stripes
Military contractor banned over claims of sexual exploitation The U.S. Navy banned a longtime military contractor this week — two years after authorities were alerted to problems and three months after the Virginia Board of Medicine accu...
» NATO Deputy Secretary General stresses importance of shared values in visit to ... - NATO HQ (press release)
12/06/15 11:18 from nato - Google News
NATO HQ (press release) NATO Deputy Secretary General stresses importance of shared values in visit to ... NATO HQ (press release) NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow welcomed Sweden's deep partnership with the Alliance ...
» Grading Cisco Cybersecurity after CiscoLive - Network World
12/06/15 11:09 from cybersecurity - Google News
Grading Cisco Cybersecurity after CiscoLive Network World In anticipation of CiscoLive in San Diego, I posted a blog last week describing my thoughts on Cisco's cybersecurity portfolio. After attending the event this week, I'm re...
» Opinion: After OPM hack, 3 steps to improve government cybersecurity - Christian Science Monitor
12/06/15 11:07 from cybersecurity - Google News
Christian Science Monitor Opinion: After OPM hack, 3 steps to improve government cybersecurity Christian Science Monitor First, scrap the government acquisition system for cybersecurity . Simply put, the speed of innovation in cybersecur...
» 88 Days to Kandahar: A CIA Diary by Robert Grenier review – US's Afghan war ... - The Guardian
12/06/15 11:00 from cia - Google News
The Guardian 88 Days to Kandahar: A CIA Diary by Robert Grenier review – US's Afghan war ... The Guardian Much of Grenier's time was spent trying to persuade tribal chieftains, often with cash, to rise up against the Taliban, or ...
» What al Bahlul Says, and What It Means
12/06/15 10:54 from Just Security
Steve Vladeck It's going to take some time to fully work through the lengthy opinions handed down by the D.C. Circuit this morning in  al Bahlul  v.  United States . But at the risk of oversimplifying things, what follows is a quick and ...
» Encrypted Messaging Service Stops Answering 'Warrant Canary' Questions ... - Techdirt
12/06/15 10:52 from fbi - Google News
Encrypted Messaging Service Stops Answering 'Warrant Canary' Questions ... Techdirt It's beginning to look like a US-based encrypted communications platform may be headed for a Lavabit-esque future. As we're well aware, a...
» U.S. Agrees to Let Iran Keep Nuke Secrets
12/06/15 10:50 from Washington Free Beacon
The Obama administration will agree to let Iran bypass questions about its past nuclear military work under any final deal signed in the coming weeks, according to reports.
» Maniac Cleveland weatherman now using weed whacker to illustrate hacking ... - SB Nation
12/06/15 10:48 from Cyberwar - Google News
Maniac Cleveland weatherman now using weed whacker to illustrate hacking ... SB Nation Sports sometimes have a way of pulling us into a whirpool of angst when our favorite team loses. None more so than Cleveland weatherman Mark Johnson, ...
» Macedonia And Montenegro Should Join NATO Despite Russian Opposition ... - International Business Times
12/06/15 10:46 from Nato Russia - Google News
International Business Times Macedonia And Montenegro Should Join NATO Despite Russian Opposition ... International Business Times Poland's defense minister is urging NATO to invite Macedonia and Montenegro to join the alliance. Pict...
» National labs look to flip the board on cyber warfare - Environment & Energy Publishing
12/06/15 10:44 from cyber warfare - Google News
National labs look to flip the board on cyber warfare Environment & Energy Publishing Much as U.S. and British breakthroughs in strategic research were pivotal in World War II, Prowell and colleagues across the complex of American nation...
» Eickhoff takes helm of 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command - Stars and Stripes
12/06/15 10:44 from missile defense - Google News
Stars and Stripes Eickhoff takes helm of 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command Stars and Stripes Col. Janell E. Eickhoff, the new commander of the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, takes the unit's colors from U.S. Army ...
» Poland says Washington stonewalling CIA jail investigation - Business Insider
12/06/15 10:31 from cia - Google News
Poland says Washington stonewalling CIA jail investigation Business Insider WARSAW/KRAKOW, Poland (Reuters) - The United States is ignoring a request from Poland to hand over the full version of a Senate report that could shed light on a...
» Poland says Washington stonewalling CIA jail investigation - Reuters
12/06/15 10:26 from cia - Google News
Poland says Washington stonewalling CIA jail investigation Reuters The report last December by the U.S. Senate intelligence committee detailed how the CIA used techniques including water-boarding and mock executions on terrorism suspects...
» Al-Bahlul Decided: Court vacates military commission conviction
12/06/15 10:25 from Just Security
Marty Lederman U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit by a 2-1 vote (Rogers and Tatel, Henderson dissenting) overturns the conspiracy conviction on Article III grounds . Analysis to follow. Read on Just Security »
» Al-Bahlul decided: Court invalidates military commission conviction for domestic-law offense
12/06/15 10:25 from Just Security
Marty Lederman The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit by a 2-1 vote (Rogers and Tatel, Henderson dissenting) has  overturned the conspiracy conviction on Article III grounds . Steve will be posting much more short...
» ISL: Defending champions Atletico de Kolkata retain Nato and Josemi - Firstpost
12/06/15 10:21 from nato - Google News
Firstpost ISL: Defending champions Atletico de Kolkata retain Nato and Josemi Firstpost Taking a step towards building their team for the upcoming second edition of the Indian Super League (ISL), defending champions Atlético de Kolkata t...
» Cybersecurity Spending Set to Explode - Channel Partners
12/06/15 10:15 from cybersecurity - Google News
Channel Partners Cybersecurity Spending Set to Explode Channel Partners Specifically, what are businesses looking for in a cybersecurity offering? Integrated solutions, namely, that will cater to their specific needs through one platform...
» Apple iOS 8.3 Jailbreak Might Come In July As Elite Chinese Hacking Crew ... - Tech Times
12/06/15 10:13 from Cyberwar - Google News
Tech Times Apple iOS 8.3 Jailbreak Might Come In July As Elite Chinese Hacking Crew ... Tech Times Jailbreak for Apple iOS 8.3 is now expected to come in July this year. Chinese elite hacking group called Keen Team, or K33n, plans to jai...
» How Much Worse Can the China Data Hacking Get? - National Review Online
12/06/15 10:04 from Cyberwar - Google News
National Review Online How Much Worse Can the China Data Hacking Get? National Review Online At the time, OPM said the breach was discovered as the agency “has undertaken an aggressive effort to update its cybersecurity posture, adding n...
» Raytheon experts talk command and control, cybersecurity at air show - Intelligent Aerospace
12/06/15 09:59 from CyberWar - Google News
Aviation International News Raytheon experts talk command and control, cybersecurity at air show Intelligent Aerospace Next Generation Jammer: The newest addition to Raytheon's legacy of jammers, receivers, decoys and other electroni...
» Raytheon experts talk command and control, cybersecurity at air show ... - Intelligent Aerospace
12/06/15 09:59 from CyberWar - Google News
Aviation International News Raytheon experts talk command and control, cybersecurity at air show ... Intelligent Aerospace Next Generation Jammer: The newest addition to Raytheon's legacy of jammers, receivers, decoys and other elect...
» Hillary Clinton Campaign Site Accidentally Promoted Republican Opposition Group’s Fact Check of Her Relaunch
12/06/15 09:53 from Washington Free Beacon
The "Events" page at Hillary Clinton's official campaign website accidentally promoted Republican opposition group America Rising's "live fact-check" of her relaunch Friday morning.
» ISL: Atletico de Kolkata retain Josemi, Nato - Mid-Day
12/06/15 09:52 from nato - Google News
India.com ISL: Atletico de Kolkata retain Josemi, Nato Mid-Day Kolkata: Indian Super League (ISL) defending champions Atletico de Kolkata on Friday said it has retained the services of Spanish defender Jose Miguel Gonzalez Rey, better kn...
» Turkish Imbecile-In-Chief Blasts West for Preventing Massacre of Kurds In Syria
12/06/15 09:43 from ThereAreNoSunglasses
Erdogan blasts West for destabilizing Syria by supporting Kurdish ‘terrorists’ Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan (Reuters / Umit Bektas) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the West of destabilizing Syria by supporti...
» U.S. producer prices post largest gain since 2012
12/06/15 09:41 from Search Results
U.S. producer prices post largest gain since 2012 Exclusive: Euro zone formally discusses Greek default for first time Wall St. opens lower as Greece weighs Global shares, euro numbed by Greek drama Merkel urges Greece and creditors to k...
» NATO Sec Gen Apologizes for Humanitarian Bombs Killing Innocent Civilians
12/06/15 09:32 from ThereAreNoSunglasses
Never Too Late? NATO Finally Apologizes for Bombing Yugoslavia © AP Photo/ Dimitri Messinis NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said he deeply regretted the loss of all lives during NATO’s bombing campaign against the Federal R...
» Dominique Strauss-Kahn acquitted of “aggravated pimping”
12/06/15 09:21 from DEBKAFile
The former International Monetary Fund chief and French presidential candidate Dominique Strauss-Kahn was acquitted by a French court Friday of charges of procuring prostitutes for sex parties in France, Belgium and the US. The verdict e...
» Aviation Cyber Security Market Forecast 2015-2025 - Airlines, Airports, CRS ... - PR Newswire (press release)
12/06/15 09:10 from Cyberwarfare - Google News
Aviation Cyber Security Market Forecast 2015-2025 - Airlines, Airports, CRS ... PR Newswire (press release) Over the course of the last decade, and especially in the last few years, cyber security has become an area of mainstream interes...
» Aviation Cyber Security Market Forecast 2015-2025 - Airlines, Airports, CRS ... - PR Newswire UK (press release)
12/06/15 09:06 from Cyberwarfare - Google News
Aviation Cyber Security Market Forecast 2015-2025 - Airlines, Airports, CRS ... PR Newswire UK (press release) Over the course of the last decade, and especially in the last few years, cyber security has become an area of mainstream inte...
» Companies Should Heed DOJ's New Cybersecurity Guidance to Minimize Liability - Bloomberg BNA
12/06/15 09:04 from cybersecurity - Google News
Companies Should Heed DOJ's New Cybersecurity Guidance to Minimize Liability Bloomberg BNA In releasing its “Best Practices for Victim Response and Reporting of Cyber Incidents,” the DOJ's Cybersecurity Unit called upon law enfor...
» ISL 2015: Atletico de Kolkata retain Josemi and Ofentse Nato - India.com
12/06/15 09:01 from nato - Google News
India.com ISL 2015: Atletico de Kolkata retain Josemi and Ofentse Nato India.com Josemi and Nato's performances last year have been game changers for us on numerous occasions. It is but a natural process that they have been retained ...
» Closing Guantánamo Will Help Combat Terrorist Propaganda
12/06/15 09:00 from Just Security
Adam Jacobson It’s no secret that extremist groups like al-Qaeda and ISIL use the American prison at Guantánamo Bay as a recruiting tool and rallying cry against the United States. The topic has come up often in Washington, with both Pre...
» NATO withdraws first E-3A from service - IHS Jane's 360
12/06/15 08:56 from nato - Google News
IHS Jane's 360 NATO withdraws first E-3A from service IHS Jane's 360 NATO has retired one of its Boeing E-3A Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft from service. (E-3A Component). With the aircraft due to receive dep...
» NEC India, Keonics collaborate to offer cyber security solutions - Firstpost
12/06/15 08:55 from Cyberwarfare - Google News
Firstpost NEC India, Keonics collaborate to offer cyber security solutions Firstpost Through this partnership, Keonics will leverage NEC's solutions to assist state governments and other government organisations in implementing proje...
» Snowden is a Fraud
12/06/15 08:38 from The XX Committee
In the two years since the Edward Snowden saga went public, a handful of people who actually understand the Western signals intelligence system have tried to explain the many ways that the Snowden Operation has smeared NSA and its partne...
» News Roundup and Notes: June 12, 2015 - Just Security
12/06/15 08:16 from CyberWar - Google News
News Roundup and Notes: June 12, 2015 Just Security A key cybersecurity bill has succumbed to bipartisan divisions in the Senate. Democrats voted against the measure—which would have required companies to share information with federal i...
» Race, Caste and Gender in France
12/06/15 08:00 from openDemocracy
Criminalizing Islam in the name of feminism is fundamentally paradoxical: Anti-racism and anti-sexism must work together.    The subject of this text is the situation of the descendants of ex-colonized North African immigrants ...
» News Roundup and Notes: June 12, 2015
12/06/15 08:00 from Just Security
Ruchi Parekh Before the start of business,  Just Security  provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news. IRAQ and SYRIA The fight against ISIS has cost the U.S. more than $2.7 billio...
» NATO highlights commitment to transparency with release of independent audit report 
12/06/15 08:00 from NATO Latest News
NATO made public on Friday (12 June 2015) an independent audit report on the Alliance’s common-funded investment programme – the NATO Security Investment Programme. The report, prepared by the International Board of Auditors for NATO (IB...
» NATO Deputy Secretary General stresses importance of shared values in visit to Sweden
12/06/15 08:00 from NATO Latest News
NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow welcomed Sweden’s deep partnership with the Alliance in a visit to Stockholm on Friday (12 June 2015). “The reason Sweden is such a close and long-standing partner of NATO is not simply be...
» EU Commissioners Exploit Defence to Push Federalism - Breitbart News
12/06/15 07:41 from anti-Americanism - Google News
Breitbart News EU Commissioners Exploit Defence to Push Federalism Breitbart News When the seeds of the EU were being planted, fierce envy would spur De Gaulle's decision to withdraw from NATO in 1966, symbolising the rifts within th...
» Meet the Scientists: SSC Pacific Top Scientists & Engineers - Armed with Science
12/06/15 07:38 from CyberWar - Google News
Armed with Science Meet the Scientists: SSC Pacific Top Scientists & Engineers Armed with Science The Department of Defense is honoring four scientists and engineers from theNavy's Space and Navy Warfare Systems Center Pacific (S...
» China’s Spies Hit the Blackmail Jackpot
12/06/15 07:38 from The XX Committee
With each passing day the U.S. government’s big hacking scandal gets worse. Just what did hackers steal from the Office of Personnel Management? Having initially assured the public that the loss was not all that serious, OPM’s data breac...
» 69460Search 69,460 Articles:
12/06/15 07:29 from United States Defense and Military Forces - News - Times Topics - The New York Times
69460 Search 69,460 Articles: Iraq Rules of Engagement By PATRICK CHAPPATTE American instructors offer some timely tips to warring Iraqis. June 12, 2015, Friday Iraq Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) This post has been generated by ...
» IDF's top IT unit wins 'I Defense' competition - Israel Hayom
12/06/15 07:27 from CyberWar - Google News
Israel Hayom IDF's top IT unit wins 'I Defense' competition Israel Hayom Over 30 military, civilian and foreign teams go keyboard-to-keyboard against mock cyberattacks on strategic infrastructure as part of second annual cybe...
» ​Majority of Brits reject key NATO principles – academic - RT
12/06/15 07:24 from nato - Google News
RT ​Majority of Brits reject key NATO principles – academic RT Writing on the Conversation website, Galbreath said: “The majority of people in the UK and most other European members of NATO say they no longer support the key principle of...
» German prosecutors close Merkel cellphone spying probe 
12/06/15 07:18 from News - Stripes
German prosecutors close Merkel cellphone spying probe German prosecutors on Friday closed their investigation into the alleged tapping of Chancellor Angela Merkel's cellphone by the U.S. National Security Agency, saying they have been u...
» NATO Troops Simulate Combat 200 Km From Russia - Sputnik International
12/06/15 07:17 from Nato Russia - Google News
NATO Troops Simulate Combat 200 Km From Russia Sputnik International The NATO Saber Strike 2015 drills are taking place in the Baltic states of Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania from June 1 to June 26. Russia has expressed concern over the d...
» Britain memorialized modern war deaths with a new monument. How will the U.S. do the same?
12/06/15 07:00 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
Under bright skies, thousands of people witnessed Thursday the dedication of a new memorial in Britain for the 453 British troops killed in the Afghanistan War. David Cameron, the prime minister, was there. So was Prince Harry, who serve...
» Germany Closes Probe Into Alleged US Hacking Of Merkel's Phone - NPR
12/06/15 06:57 from Cyberwar - Google News
NPR Germany Closes Probe Into Alleged US Hacking Of Merkel's Phone NPR Germany's top prosecutor Harald Range has decided to close an investigation into whether the United States' National Security Agency eavesdropped on Chanc...
» Germany Closes Probe Into Alleged U.S. Hacking Of Merkel's Phone - NPR
12/06/15 06:57 from Cyberwar - Google News
NPR Germany Closes Probe Into Alleged U.S. Hacking Of Merkel's Phone NPR Germany's top prosecutor Harald Range has decided to close an investigation into whether the United States' National Security Agency eavesdropped on Cha...
» Is Chinese autocracy outperforming western democracy?
12/06/15 06:52 from openDemocracy
The author suggests that China’s regime could put itself to a referendum – a democratic referendum against electoral democracy. He expects it would win that referendum. Book review. President Xi Jinping, 2014. Demotix/Gregor Fischer. All...
» Role of Doctors, Lawyers in CIA Tortures Condemned - The New Indian Express
12/06/15 06:45 from cia - Google News
The Statesman (press release) Role of Doctors, Lawyers in CIA Tortures Condemned The New Indian Express ... their ethics (and follow, among other legal standards, the Geneva Conventions), support health professionals in their refusal to ...
» Poland says next NATO summit should invite Macedonia, Montenegro to join - Business Insider
12/06/15 06:20 from nato - Google News
NATO HQ (press release) Poland says next NATO summit should invite Macedonia, Montenegro to join Business Insider At its last summit in 2014 in Wales, the alliance approved wide-ranging plans to boost its defenses in eastern Europe, aimi...
» Poland says next NATO summit should invite Macedonia, Montenegro to join - Reuters
12/06/15 06:12 from nato - Google News
Poland says next NATO summit should invite Macedonia, Montenegro to join Reuters At its last summit in 2014 in Wales, the alliance approved wide-ranging plans to boost its defenses in eastern Europe, aiming to reassure allies nervous abo...
» Ursula K Le Guin calls on fantasy and sci fi writers to envision alternatives to capitalism
12/06/15 06:12 from openDemocracy
This award-winning author explains how fantasy and science fiction writers can stand up to the corporate system. Credit: Jack Liu/Yes! magazine. In November 2014 science fiction and fantasy writer Ursula K Le Guin was awarded t...
» NATO highlights commitment to transparency with release of independent audit ... - NATO HQ (press release)
12/06/15 06:01 from nato - Google News
NATO HQ (press release) NATO highlights commitment to transparency with release of independent audit ... NATO HQ (press release) NATO made public on Friday (12 June 2015) an independent audit report on the Alliance's common-funded in...



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» Human Rights Watch details abuse of mentally disabled prisoners
14/05/15 10:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . In jails and prisons throughout the United States, correctional staff have sprayed mentally disabled prisoners with painful chemicals, shocked them with electric stun weapons, and strapped them for days in re...
» Iraq says Islamic State demolishes ruins to cover up looting - Middle East
14/05/15 10:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top news - (TEST). BAGHDAD — The videos of Islamic State militants destroying ancient artifacts in Iraq's museums and blowing up 3,000-year-old temples are chilling enough, but one of Iraq's top anti...
» Blackwater founder turns white-collar boss, aids China firms - Pacific
14/05/15 10:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top news - (TEST). HONG KONG — Almost five years after selling his notorious soldiers-for-hire business, the founder of Blackwater Worldwide is again running operations in some of the world's most ha...
» Jade Helm 15 explored on TV: Checkpoint challenges the conspiracy theories
14/05/15 10:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . As debate and conspiracy theories continue to percolate about the new military exercise Jade Helm 15, Checkpoint has been asked to help explain what the operation is — and is not. Above, a video providi...
» White House Hosts Teen Beaten by Israeli Police
14/05/15 10:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. AP BY: Adam Kredo A White House official confirmed that the Obama administration’s national security team recently met with a teenager who garnered international headlines aft...
» U.S. Marine Helicopter With Eight Aboard Missing in Nepal Quake Zone
14/05/15 10:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Nepalese service members load relief supplies into a U.S. Marine Corps UH-1Y Venom from Joint Task Force 505 at Sindhuli, Nepal in this May 11 / Reuters BY: Reuters By David Alexand...
» Triple Whammy: Obama Makes Straw Man Argument, Rips Fox News And Jokes About His Coolness in One Breath
14/05/15 10:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. BY: David Rutz President Obama is fond of taking potshots at Fox News  for its sin of criticizing his White House. He’s very fond of constructing straw man arguments that...
» Saudi Arabia Promises to Match Iran in Nuclear Capability
14/05/15 10:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . WASHINGTON — When President Obama began making the case for a deal with Iran that would delay its ability to assemble an atomic weapon, his first argument was that a nuclear-armed Iran would set off a &...
» The Best Way To Save Obama's Camp David Summit
14/05/15 10:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense One - All Content. In the wake of the P5+1- Iran nuclear framework agreement, U.S. officials are taking pains to reassure Middle East governments that worry that Tehran will increase its destabiliz...
» Pentagon recommends new Navy, Army chiefs - Navy
14/05/15 10:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top news - (TEST). Army Gen. Mark Milley and Navy Adm. John Richardson were nominated Wednesday to command their respective services, marking a shift at the top at a time of strategic and budgetary turbule...
» President Nominates Milley, Richardson to Lead Army, Navy
14/05/15 10:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Secretary of Defense Speeches. President Nominates Milley, Richardson to Lead Army, Navy By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity WASHINGTON, May 13, 2015 – President Barack Obama has nominat...
» Senators Say China Diverted U.S. Nuclear Technology to Submarines in Violation of ’85 Accord
14/05/15 10:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. A Chinese technician lays cables on a nuclear reactor built with the technologies of Hualong-1 reactor at Fangchenggang Nuclear Power Plant / AP BY: Bill Gertz China has illegally d...
» Passengers Accuse TSA Agents of Sexual Assault
14/05/15 10:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Airport security at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport / Wikimedia Commons BY: CJ Ciaramella Passengers at several of the busiest airports in the United States complained th...
» NATO to Keep Some Troops in Afghanistan After 2016
14/05/15 10:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers inspect the wreckage of vehicles at the site of a suicide attack that targeted a NATO convoy in Jalalabad city / Reuters BY: Reuters By Adrian Cr...
» Pentagon, U.S. Spy Chief Urge Use of More Russian Rocket Engines
14/05/15 10:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks at a news conference at the Pentagon in Washington / Reuters BY: Reuters By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretar...
» Russia Plans Army Training Exercises With China, India
14/05/15 10:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. AP BY: Reuters By Denis Dyomkin SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Russian land forces will join troops from China, India, Mongolia and Belarus in a series of joint military training e...
» Iraq Defense Ministry Says Second in Command of Islamic State Killed
14/05/15 10:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. A member loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) waves an ISIL flag in Raqqa / Reuters BY: Reuters BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq’s Defense Ministry said on W...
» Azerbaijan Funded Trip for 10 U.S. Lawmakers
14/05/15 10:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Baroque fountain square at the old city of Baku, Azerbaijan, Central Asia, Asia / AP BY: Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Azerbaijan’s state-owned oil company paid hundred...
» Meet Gen. Mark Milley and Adm. John Richardson, the new picks to lead the Army and Navy
14/05/15 10:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter announced Wednesday that President Obama has selected a career infantry officer with extensive experience in Iraq and Afghanistan and a naval officer who has commanded a var...
» Obama Nominates Nuclear Chief To Head Navy
14/05/15 10:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense One - All Content. U.S. President Barack Obama will nominate Adm. John Richardson, the head of the military’s nuclear-powered ship programs, to lead the Navy at a time when the sea service is...
» Senate Reaches Deal on Trade Vote After Democratic Revolt Against Obama
14/05/15 10:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. AP BY: Reuters By Krista Hughes and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. senators reached a deal on Wednesday to move forward this week with legislation key to the propos...
» Yoda’s replacement: Air Force veteran to lead legendary Pentagon office
14/05/15 10:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . There’s a new Yoda at the Pentagon. Jim Baker, a retired Air Force colonel, has been tapped to run the Pentagon’s legendary Office of Net Assessment, taking over from Andrew W. Marshall ...
» Obama Nominates Former Afghanistan War Deputy To Lead Army
14/05/15 10:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense One - All Content. President Barack Obama will nominate Gen . Mark Milley, a soldier with a background steeped in Special Forces and infantry command, to lead the Army. If confirmed as the ArmyR...
» Pentagon names military leaders selected to head Army, Navy
14/05/15 10:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, right, announced the nominations on Wednesday of Army General Mark Milley, center, to be the next Army chief of staff, and Admiral John Richardson, left, to be the chief of ...
» Top FBI official is appointed to take helm at the DEA
14/05/15 10:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . The Justice Department on Wednesday appointed a top FBI official and former U.S. attorney to be the new head of the embattled Drug Enforcement Administration. Chuck Rosenberg, chief of staff to the FBI direct...
» No. 2 Leader of ISIS Killed in U.S.-Led Airstrike, Iraq Says
14/05/15 10:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . BAGHDAD — The Iraqi government said Wednesday that the second-in-command of the Islamic State had been killed in an airstrike carried out by the American-led coalition in northern Iraq , a claim America...
» Defense Secretary Nominates New Army and Navy Chiefs
14/05/15 10:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter on Wednesday recommended Gen. Mark Milley, the head of Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg, N.C., to be the next Army chief of staff, and Adm. John Richardson, head of the Nav...
» NATO Worried By Russia Crimea Build-Up
14/05/15 09:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense News - Home. NATO on Wednesday expressed alarm over a "wide-ranging" military build-up by Russia in Crimea, as well as talk that Moscow could even install nuclear weapons on the annexed Black Sea p...
» Everything China's doing isn't working - Business Insider
14/05/15 09:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare - Google News. Business Insider Everything China's doing isn't working Business Insider A bunch of data about the state of China's economy came out on Tuesday night, and all together it told ...

» This Pentagon map shows what's really driving China's military and diplomatic ... - Business Insider
14/05/15 09:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare - Google News. Business Insider This Pentagon map shows what's really driving China's military and diplomatic ... Business Insider Continued economic growth is imperative for China's leaders....
» Changing the World: How USAID’s 50 Years of Family Planning has Transformed People, Economies, and the Planet
26/06/15 11:22 from Latest From the Wilson Center
2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the U.S. government’s first investments in overseas international family planning programs. In his January 4, 1965 State of the Union address, President Lyndon B. Johnson announced, “I will seek new way...
» A Book Reception For "Speaking The Law: The Obama Administration'S Addresses On National Security Law"
25/06/15 13:00 from Hoover Institution
Featured Commentary via Lawfare The Hoover Institution's D.C. office and Lawfare are having a reception for our recent book, Speaking the Law: The Obama Administration's Addresses on National Security Law (Hoover Institution Press Public...
» The Hillary Doctrine: Sex & American Foreign Policy (Book Launch)
24/06/15 17:40 from Latest From the Wilson Center
Want to attend but can’t?  Tune into the live or archived webcast at WilsonCenter.org  (not every event is webcast live; archived webcasts go up approximately one day after the meeting date). Join the conversation  on Twitter by followin...
» A New Climate for Peace: Taking Action on Climate and Fragility Risks (Report Launch)
22/06/15 17:02 from Latest From the Wilson Center
The ultimate “threat multiplier,” climate change is increasing the challenges facing the U.S. development, diplomatic, and security communities.  “A New Climate for Peace: Taking Action on Climate and Fragility Risks,” an independent rep...
» Russia's Monotowns and the Politics of Labor in a Challenging Economic Climate
18/06/15 14:54 from Latest From the Wilson Center
During the 2008-2009 economic crisis, Russia’s monotowns — one-industry towns left from the Soviet era — gained widespread attention as potential sources of social protest and unrest. While fears about monotowns were exaggerated during t...
» Book Talk: Alexis in America: A Russian Grand Duke’s Tour, 1871-72
15/06/15 10:40 from Latest From the Wilson Center
Dr. Lee A. Farrow will give an overview of her book, Alexis in America: A Russian Grand Duke’s Tour, 1871-72, which recounts the duke’s progress through the major American cities of the period, detailing his meetings with public figures ...
» House of Representatives
12/06/15 15:47 from United States Defense and Military Forces - News - Times Topics - The New York Times
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» ‘No Complete Strategy’ in Iraq, But Embassies Getting Complete Movie Channel Packages
12/06/15 15:40 from Washington Free Beacon
While President Obama admits there is “no complete strategy” in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq, U.S. embassies there will have access to a complete package of movie channels.
» Appeals court sets aside conviction of bin Laden assistant
12/06/15 15:35 from News - Stripes
Appeals court sets aside conviction of bin Laden assistant A federal appeals court on Friday threw out the only remaining conviction against a Guantanamo Bay detainee who had served as Osama bin Laden's personal assistant, setting new re...
» Mr. Robot: On the set of USA's new hacker drama - Entertainment Weekly (blog)
12/06/15 15:34 from Cyberwar - Google News
Entertainment Weekly (blog) Mr. Robot: On the set of USA's new hacker drama Entertainment Weekly (blog) Right now it's easier to find a realistic dragon on television than it is a believable hacker . Since the '90s, the bespe...
» Hackers Stole Personal Data of All US Federal Workers, Past & Present - The Jewish Press
12/06/15 14:44 from CyberWar - Google News
The Jewish Press Hackers Stole Personal Data of All US Federal Workers, Past & Present The Jewish Press The personal information of every single federal worker, retired, current, past and present has been stolen in one of the biggest...
» Coast Guard video shows dramatic rescue of men on sinking fishing vessel
12/06/15 14:40 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
The situation sounded serious: Four men were on a 73-foot fishing vessel off the coast of Alaska that was taking on water, and one of them was older and couldn’t swim. The men were abandoning their ship for a life raft.Read full article ...
» Islamic State Sympathizers Attack Israel
12/06/15 14:35 from Washington Free Beacon
Rocket fire out of the Gaza Strip into Israel resumed this week as militants supportive of the Islamic State terrorist group attacked the Jewish state, according to the Associated Press.
» The FPA’s must reads (June 5–12)
12/06/15 14:27 from Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The FPA Global Affairs Blog Network
Our favorite longreads and blog posts from the past week.
» The Law of War Manual is here (no, really)
12/06/15 14:14 from Just Security
Marty Lederman The last time the U.S. Department of Defense published a comprehensive manual on the law of war was in 1956, when Richard Baxter set the standard .  Much has happened since then--the U.S., in particular, has engaged in man...
» Obama Pushing Same, Old Plan In Iraq–Tear It Apart, along sectarian lines
12/06/15 14:12 from ThereAreNoSunglasses
Obama’s New Plan to Save Iraq: Tear It Apart Nancy A. Youssef The White House is moving to arm Iraq’s tribal and religious militias. But these forces hate the Baghdad government almost as much as they hate ISIS. President Obama’s decisio...
» Teen who posed as FBI agent during car theft will be extradited back to Michigan - MLive.com
12/06/15 13:53 from fbi - Google News
MLive.com Teen who posed as FBI agent during car theft will be extradited back to Michigan MLive.com He could eventually be facing additional charges for impersonating an FBI agent. The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office said the 17-y...
» U.S. consumer confidence jumps; producer prices increase
12/06/15 13:47 from Search Results
U.S. consumer confidence jumps; producer prices increase EU holds first talks on Greek default as Athens holds out hope Wall St. falls as Greece crisis deepens; Fed meet eyed Global shares fall on Greek woes, output worry hurts oil Healt...
» Cybersecurity needs tech, social and policy solutions - Washington Technology
12/06/15 13:45 from cybersecurity - Google News
Washington Technology Cybersecurity needs tech, social and policy solutions Washington Technology One aspect of cybersecurity discussed was information sharing – a very timely topic, indeed. After years of false starts, it looks as thoug...
» FBI Searching for Man Who Robbed Miami Bank - NBC 6 South Florida
12/06/15 13:33 from fbi - Google News
NBC 6 South Florida FBI Searching for Man Who Robbed Miami Bank NBC 6 South Florida The FBI said the man entered the Chase Bank at 175 NW 199th Street around 12:24 p.m., demanding money from a bank employee. Customers were in the bank at...
» John Kerry finally to get out of hospital after breaking his leg
12/06/15 13:26 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
Secretary of State John F. Kerry is to be released from the hospital on Friday, almost two weeks after he broke his leg in a bicycling accident outside Geneva.According to a State Department official, Kerry is scheduled to leave Massachu...
» FBI looking for 'sock hat' bank robber - Columbus Dispatch
12/06/15 13:25 from fbi - Google News
WHIO FBI looking for 'sock hat' bank robber Columbus Dispatch Hoping that someone will recognize the man dubbed the “Sock Hat Bandit,” the FBI has released surveillance photos and information. His most-recent heist was in Anderso...
» Bernie Sanders Backs Top Income Tax Rate Above 50 Percent
12/06/15 13:21 from Washington Free Beacon
Bernie Sanders, a Democratic presidential candidate and avowed socialist, says the top income tax rate should be higher than 50 percent, Bloomberg reports.
» Pentagon Creates ISIS…ISIS Terrorizes Iraq…Pentagon Retakes Iraq Under Its Terms
12/06/15 13:15 from ThereAreNoSunglasses
[American generals are playing a very dangerous game in Iraq…creating terrorist armies, then pretending to fight them.  Gen. Dempsey reveals a revival of the “Lily Pad” strategy in northern Anbar Province, with Taqaddum...
» FBI: Men who plotted with Boston terror suspect readily admitted ISIS support - Boston.com
12/06/15 13:11 from fbi - Google News
WPRI 12 Eyewitness News FBI : Men who plotted with Boston terror suspect readily admitted ISIS support Boston.com Confronted by FBI agents hours after his uncle was killed by police, David Wright admitted that he was the one who got Usaa...
» State Department Has No Record of Clinton IT Security Training
12/06/15 13:05 from Washington Free Beacon
The State Department has no record of former Secretary Hillary Clinton or her two top aides receiving IT security training while Clinton led the department, the Washington Free Beacon has learned.
» The market is a cruel taskmaster
12/06/15 13:00 from openDemocracy
Chloe Ruthven’s film Jungle Sisters hurtles through the complexity of industrial development in south India. At the Open City Documentary Festival on 18 June 2015. Chloe Ruthven, Jungle Sisters, 2015. All rights reserved. The market is a...
» Bill Clinton Would Take Money From Algeria Again
12/06/15 12:52 from Washington Free Beacon
The Clinton Foundation admitted that taking a $500,000 donation from Algeria while Hillary Clinton was secretary of state violated the agreement in place that it would not to take any foreign donations—but Bill Clinton says he would do i...
» ESPN report states that FBI, IRS are investigating Patricia Driscoll - NBCSports.com
12/06/15 12:42 from fbi - Google News
Yahoo Sports (blog) ESPN report states that FBI , IRS are investigating Patricia Driscoll NBCSports.com ESPN states that documents the FBI has access to reveal personal expense questions, noting the foundation wrote a $15,000 check towar...
» Report: FBI, IRS investigating ex-girlfriend of Kurt Busch - Yahoo Sports (blog)
12/06/15 12:26 from fbi - Google News
Yahoo Sports (blog) Report: FBI , IRS investigating ex-girlfriend of Kurt Busch Yahoo Sports (blog) Documents that the FBI has access to reveal not only tax paperwork discrepancies but also personal expense questions: The foundation wrot...
» Two men in Boston charged with planning to aid the Islamic State
12/06/15 12:25 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
Two men who were part of an alleged plot to kill a police officer in Massachusetts have been charged with conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State, federal prosecutors in Boston announced Friday.Read full article >...
» Man Confessed, Apologized For Bank Robberies Says FBI - CBS Local
12/06/15 12:23 from fbi - Google News
CBS Local Man Confessed, Apologized For Bank Robberies Says FBI CBS Local PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Federal authorities have detained a man from Greensburg for robbing three banks in Washington and Allegheny counties. The FBI says John Manning...
» Hunted, hooded and sold
12/06/15 12:21 from openDemocracy
Maziyar Moshtagh Gohari’s film Cechanok sweeps through the world of Middle Eastern falconry. At the Open City Documentary Festival on 18 June 2015. Maziyar Moshtagh Gohari, Cechanok, 2014. All rights reserved. Maziyar Moshtagh Gohari's&n...
» Iran Nuclear Talks ‘Virtually Stalled’, Deadline May Be Missed
12/06/15 12:21 from Washington Free Beacon
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers have virtually stalled and a deadline for a final deal may have to be postponed again, Russian news agency TASS quoted a diplomatic source as saying on Friday.
» Cybersecurity training attracts teachers from across the country to JMU - Augusta Free Press
12/06/15 12:16 from cybersecurity - Google News
Cybersecurity training attracts teachers from across the country to JMU Augusta Free Press jamesmadisonlogopurplepc High school teachers from 15 states, including Virginia, will learn first-hand about cybersecurity technology and designi...
» Retired CIA operative becomes breakout spy novelist with movie adaptation out ... - China Post
12/06/15 12:09 from cia - Google News
China Post Retired CIA operative becomes breakout spy novelist with movie adaptation out ... China Post Matthews speaks six languages and helped manage seven CIA stations, sometimes working in tandem with his wife, Suzanne, also a retire...
» More Records Compromised in OPM Hack Than Estimates Suggested
12/06/15 12:08 from Washington Free Beacon
The hackers responsible for breaching the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) database have potentially acquired more than double the four million files suggested in the estimate provided by OPM, the Associated Press reports.
» "Britain, US should propose honoring of NATO's victims" - B92
12/06/15 11:52 from nato - Google News
"Britain, US should propose honoring of NATO's victims" B92 The U.S. and Britain will only have the right to speak about the crime in Srebrenica once they propose a day of remembrance of NATO's 1999 bombing of Serbia. S...
» FBI Takes Over Fake-Bomb Investigation - CTNow
12/06/15 11:51 from fbi - Google News
FBI Takes Over Fake-Bomb Investigation CTNow The FBI has taken over the investigation into a bizarre Feb. 23 incident that started with the report of a home invasion in Bristol and ended in the parking lot of a New Britain credit union w...
» Saudi air chief killed in Yemeni rebel Scud attack on Khamis Mushayt air base
12/06/15 11:50 from DEBKAFile
The Saudi Air Force chief Lt. Gen. Muhammad bin Ahmed Al-Shaalan was killed in a Yemeni rebel Houthi cross-border missile attack on the big King Khalid Air Base at Khamis Mushayt, debka file reports.The attack took place on June 6, but h...
» FBI Takes Over Fake-Bomb Investigation - Hartford Courant
12/06/15 11:47 from fbi - Google News
Hartford Courant FBI Takes Over Fake-Bomb Investigation Hartford Courant Sources said that the FBI has obtained bank records of several members of the Yussman family, including some who do not live in Connecticut. Matthew Yussman is chie...
» FBI, IRS investigating Patricia Driscoll - ESPN
12/06/15 11:43 from fbi - Google News
Yahoo Sports (blog) FBI , IRS investigating Patricia Driscoll ESPN FBI and IRS officials are investigating Patricia Driscoll, former girlfriend of NASCAR driver Kurt Busch, over allegations she has mishandled money as executive director ...
» Mar. 20, 2015
12/06/15 11:38 from United States Defense and Military Forces - News - Times Topics - The New York Times
Mar. 20, 2015 Adm Michael S Rogers, head of both National Security Agency and United States Cyber Command, tells Senate committee US must improve its ability to engage in cyberattacks, as deterrent against enemy nations. MORE Obama, Bara...
» US, Lithuania go on offensive in Baltics during NATO exercise - Marines.mil (press release)
12/06/15 11:37 from nato - Google News
Folkestone Herald US, Lithuania go on offensive in Baltics during NATO exercise Marines.mil (press release) Lithuanian forces are teamed with U.S. Marines from the Black Sea Rotational Force during Exercise Saber Strike at the Pabrade Tr...
» Macedonia: anatomy of a crisis
12/06/15 11:37 from openDemocracy
Like putting a plaster on a wound that has not been cleaned, an EU-mediated deal to stabilise (but not necessarily democratise) the country is being negotiated behind closed doors. Macedonia's continue to rally in front of Government Hou...
» Russia in Review
12/06/15 11:31 from Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs - The US-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism
June 12, 2015   Russia in Review: a digest of useful news from U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism for June 5-12, 2015
» Military contractor banned over claims of sexual exploitation
12/06/15 11:24 from News - Stripes
Military contractor banned over claims of sexual exploitation The U.S. Navy banned a longtime military contractor this week — two years after authorities were alerted to problems and three months after the Virginia Board of Medicine accu...
» NATO Deputy Secretary General stresses importance of shared values in visit to ... - NATO HQ (press release)
12/06/15 11:18 from nato - Google News
NATO HQ (press release) NATO Deputy Secretary General stresses importance of shared values in visit to ... NATO HQ (press release) NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow welcomed Sweden's deep partnership with the Alliance ...
» Grading Cisco Cybersecurity after CiscoLive - Network World
12/06/15 11:09 from cybersecurity - Google News
Grading Cisco Cybersecurity after CiscoLive Network World In anticipation of CiscoLive in San Diego, I posted a blog last week describing my thoughts on Cisco's cybersecurity portfolio. After attending the event this week, I'm re...
» Opinion: After OPM hack, 3 steps to improve government cybersecurity - Christian Science Monitor
12/06/15 11:07 from cybersecurity - Google News
Christian Science Monitor Opinion: After OPM hack, 3 steps to improve government cybersecurity Christian Science Monitor First, scrap the government acquisition system for cybersecurity . Simply put, the speed of innovation in cybersecur...
» 88 Days to Kandahar: A CIA Diary by Robert Grenier review – US's Afghan war ... - The Guardian
12/06/15 11:00 from cia - Google News
The Guardian 88 Days to Kandahar: A CIA Diary by Robert Grenier review – US's Afghan war ... The Guardian Much of Grenier's time was spent trying to persuade tribal chieftains, often with cash, to rise up against the Taliban, or ...
» What al Bahlul Says, and What It Means
12/06/15 10:54 from Just Security
Steve Vladeck It's going to take some time to fully work through the lengthy opinions handed down by the D.C. Circuit this morning in  al Bahlul  v.  United States . But at the risk of oversimplifying things, what follows is a quick and ...
» Encrypted Messaging Service Stops Answering 'Warrant Canary' Questions ... - Techdirt
12/06/15 10:52 from fbi - Google News
Encrypted Messaging Service Stops Answering 'Warrant Canary' Questions ... Techdirt It's beginning to look like a US-based encrypted communications platform may be headed for a Lavabit-esque future. As we're well aware, a...
» U.S. Agrees to Let Iran Keep Nuke Secrets
12/06/15 10:50 from Washington Free Beacon
The Obama administration will agree to let Iran bypass questions about its past nuclear military work under any final deal signed in the coming weeks, according to reports.
» Maniac Cleveland weatherman now using weed whacker to illustrate hacking ... - SB Nation
12/06/15 10:48 from Cyberwar - Google News
Maniac Cleveland weatherman now using weed whacker to illustrate hacking ... SB Nation Sports sometimes have a way of pulling us into a whirpool of angst when our favorite team loses. None more so than Cleveland weatherman Mark Johnson, ...
» Macedonia And Montenegro Should Join NATO Despite Russian Opposition ... - International Business Times
12/06/15 10:46 from Nato Russia - Google News
International Business Times Macedonia And Montenegro Should Join NATO Despite Russian Opposition ... International Business Times Poland's defense minister is urging NATO to invite Macedonia and Montenegro to join the alliance. Pict...
» National labs look to flip the board on cyber warfare - Environment & Energy Publishing
12/06/15 10:44 from cyber warfare - Google News
National labs look to flip the board on cyber warfare Environment & Energy Publishing Much as U.S. and British breakthroughs in strategic research were pivotal in World War II, Prowell and colleagues across the complex of American nation...
» Eickhoff takes helm of 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command - Stars and Stripes
12/06/15 10:44 from missile defense - Google News
Stars and Stripes Eickhoff takes helm of 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command Stars and Stripes Col. Janell E. Eickhoff, the new commander of the 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, takes the unit's colors from U.S. Army ...
» Poland says Washington stonewalling CIA jail investigation - Business Insider
12/06/15 10:31 from cia - Google News
Poland says Washington stonewalling CIA jail investigation Business Insider WARSAW/KRAKOW, Poland (Reuters) - The United States is ignoring a request from Poland to hand over the full version of a Senate report that could shed light on a...
» Poland says Washington stonewalling CIA jail investigation - Reuters
12/06/15 10:26 from cia - Google News
Poland says Washington stonewalling CIA jail investigation Reuters The report last December by the U.S. Senate intelligence committee detailed how the CIA used techniques including water-boarding and mock executions on terrorism suspects...
» Al-Bahlul Decided: Court vacates military commission conviction
12/06/15 10:25 from Just Security
Marty Lederman U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit by a 2-1 vote (Rogers and Tatel, Henderson dissenting) overturns the conspiracy conviction on Article III grounds . Analysis to follow. Read on Just Security »
» Al-Bahlul decided: Court invalidates military commission conviction for domestic-law offense
12/06/15 10:25 from Just Security
Marty Lederman The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit by a 2-1 vote (Rogers and Tatel, Henderson dissenting) has  overturned the conspiracy conviction on Article III grounds . Steve will be posting much more short...
» ISL: Defending champions Atletico de Kolkata retain Nato and Josemi - Firstpost
12/06/15 10:21 from nato - Google News
Firstpost ISL: Defending champions Atletico de Kolkata retain Nato and Josemi Firstpost Taking a step towards building their team for the upcoming second edition of the Indian Super League (ISL), defending champions Atlético de Kolkata t...
» Cybersecurity Spending Set to Explode - Channel Partners
12/06/15 10:15 from cybersecurity - Google News
Channel Partners Cybersecurity Spending Set to Explode Channel Partners Specifically, what are businesses looking for in a cybersecurity offering? Integrated solutions, namely, that will cater to their specific needs through one platform...
» Apple iOS 8.3 Jailbreak Might Come In July As Elite Chinese Hacking Crew ... - Tech Times
12/06/15 10:13 from Cyberwar - Google News
Tech Times Apple iOS 8.3 Jailbreak Might Come In July As Elite Chinese Hacking Crew ... Tech Times Jailbreak for Apple iOS 8.3 is now expected to come in July this year. Chinese elite hacking group called Keen Team, or K33n, plans to jai...
» How Much Worse Can the China Data Hacking Get? - National Review Online
12/06/15 10:04 from Cyberwar - Google News
National Review Online How Much Worse Can the China Data Hacking Get? National Review Online At the time, OPM said the breach was discovered as the agency “has undertaken an aggressive effort to update its cybersecurity posture, adding n...
» Raytheon experts talk command and control, cybersecurity at air show - Intelligent Aerospace
12/06/15 09:59 from CyberWar - Google News
Aviation International News Raytheon experts talk command and control, cybersecurity at air show Intelligent Aerospace Next Generation Jammer: The newest addition to Raytheon's legacy of jammers, receivers, decoys and other electroni...
» Raytheon experts talk command and control, cybersecurity at air show ... - Intelligent Aerospace
12/06/15 09:59 from CyberWar - Google News
Aviation International News Raytheon experts talk command and control, cybersecurity at air show ... Intelligent Aerospace Next Generation Jammer: The newest addition to Raytheon's legacy of jammers, receivers, decoys and other elect...
» Hillary Clinton Campaign Site Accidentally Promoted Republican Opposition Group’s Fact Check of Her Relaunch
12/06/15 09:53 from Washington Free Beacon
The "Events" page at Hillary Clinton's official campaign website accidentally promoted Republican opposition group America Rising's "live fact-check" of her relaunch Friday morning.
» ISL: Atletico de Kolkata retain Josemi, Nato - Mid-Day
12/06/15 09:52 from nato - Google News
India.com ISL: Atletico de Kolkata retain Josemi, Nato Mid-Day Kolkata: Indian Super League (ISL) defending champions Atletico de Kolkata on Friday said it has retained the services of Spanish defender Jose Miguel Gonzalez Rey, better kn...
» Turkish Imbecile-In-Chief Blasts West for Preventing Massacre of Kurds In Syria
12/06/15 09:43 from ThereAreNoSunglasses
Erdogan blasts West for destabilizing Syria by supporting Kurdish ‘terrorists’ Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan (Reuters / Umit Bektas) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the West of destabilizing Syria by supporti...
» U.S. producer prices post largest gain since 2012
12/06/15 09:41 from Search Results
U.S. producer prices post largest gain since 2012 Exclusive: Euro zone formally discusses Greek default for first time Wall St. opens lower as Greece weighs Global shares, euro numbed by Greek drama Merkel urges Greece and creditors to k...
» NATO Sec Gen Apologizes for Humanitarian Bombs Killing Innocent Civilians
12/06/15 09:32 from ThereAreNoSunglasses
Never Too Late? NATO Finally Apologizes for Bombing Yugoslavia © AP Photo/ Dimitri Messinis NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said he deeply regretted the loss of all lives during NATO’s bombing campaign against the Federal R...
» Dominique Strauss-Kahn acquitted of “aggravated pimping”
12/06/15 09:21 from DEBKAFile
The former International Monetary Fund chief and French presidential candidate Dominique Strauss-Kahn was acquitted by a French court Friday of charges of procuring prostitutes for sex parties in France, Belgium and the US. The verdict e...
» Aviation Cyber Security Market Forecast 2015-2025 - Airlines, Airports, CRS ... - PR Newswire (press release)
12/06/15 09:10 from Cyberwarfare - Google News
Aviation Cyber Security Market Forecast 2015-2025 - Airlines, Airports, CRS ... PR Newswire (press release) Over the course of the last decade, and especially in the last few years, cyber security has become an area of mainstream interes...
» Aviation Cyber Security Market Forecast 2015-2025 - Airlines, Airports, CRS ... - PR Newswire UK (press release)
12/06/15 09:06 from Cyberwarfare - Google News
Aviation Cyber Security Market Forecast 2015-2025 - Airlines, Airports, CRS ... PR Newswire UK (press release) Over the course of the last decade, and especially in the last few years, cyber security has become an area of mainstream inte...
» Companies Should Heed DOJ's New Cybersecurity Guidance to Minimize Liability - Bloomberg BNA
12/06/15 09:04 from cybersecurity - Google News
Companies Should Heed DOJ's New Cybersecurity Guidance to Minimize Liability Bloomberg BNA In releasing its “Best Practices for Victim Response and Reporting of Cyber Incidents,” the DOJ's Cybersecurity Unit called upon law enfor...
» ISL 2015: Atletico de Kolkata retain Josemi and Ofentse Nato - India.com
12/06/15 09:01 from nato - Google News
India.com ISL 2015: Atletico de Kolkata retain Josemi and Ofentse Nato India.com Josemi and Nato's performances last year have been game changers for us on numerous occasions. It is but a natural process that they have been retained ...
» Closing Guantánamo Will Help Combat Terrorist Propaganda
12/06/15 09:00 from Just Security
Adam Jacobson It’s no secret that extremist groups like al-Qaeda and ISIL use the American prison at Guantánamo Bay as a recruiting tool and rallying cry against the United States. The topic has come up often in Washington, with both Pre...
» NATO withdraws first E-3A from service - IHS Jane's 360
12/06/15 08:56 from nato - Google News
IHS Jane's 360 NATO withdraws first E-3A from service IHS Jane's 360 NATO has retired one of its Boeing E-3A Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) aircraft from service. (E-3A Component). With the aircraft due to receive dep...
» NEC India, Keonics collaborate to offer cyber security solutions - Firstpost
12/06/15 08:55 from Cyberwarfare - Google News
Firstpost NEC India, Keonics collaborate to offer cyber security solutions Firstpost Through this partnership, Keonics will leverage NEC's solutions to assist state governments and other government organisations in implementing proje...
» Snowden is a Fraud
12/06/15 08:38 from The XX Committee
In the two years since the Edward Snowden saga went public, a handful of people who actually understand the Western signals intelligence system have tried to explain the many ways that the Snowden Operation has smeared NSA and its partne...
» News Roundup and Notes: June 12, 2015 - Just Security
12/06/15 08:16 from CyberWar - Google News
News Roundup and Notes: June 12, 2015 Just Security A key cybersecurity bill has succumbed to bipartisan divisions in the Senate. Democrats voted against the measure—which would have required companies to share information with federal i...
» Race, Caste and Gender in France
12/06/15 08:00 from openDemocracy
Criminalizing Islam in the name of feminism is fundamentally paradoxical: Anti-racism and anti-sexism must work together.    The subject of this text is the situation of the descendants of ex-colonized North African immigrants ...
» News Roundup and Notes: June 12, 2015
12/06/15 08:00 from Just Security
Ruchi Parekh Before the start of business,  Just Security  provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news. IRAQ and SYRIA The fight against ISIS has cost the U.S. more than $2.7 billio...
» NATO highlights commitment to transparency with release of independent audit report 
12/06/15 08:00 from NATO Latest News
NATO made public on Friday (12 June 2015) an independent audit report on the Alliance’s common-funded investment programme – the NATO Security Investment Programme. The report, prepared by the International Board of Auditors for NATO (IB...
» NATO Deputy Secretary General stresses importance of shared values in visit to Sweden
12/06/15 08:00 from NATO Latest News
NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow welcomed Sweden’s deep partnership with the Alliance in a visit to Stockholm on Friday (12 June 2015). “The reason Sweden is such a close and long-standing partner of NATO is not simply be...
» EU Commissioners Exploit Defence to Push Federalism - Breitbart News
12/06/15 07:41 from anti-Americanism - Google News
Breitbart News EU Commissioners Exploit Defence to Push Federalism Breitbart News When the seeds of the EU were being planted, fierce envy would spur De Gaulle's decision to withdraw from NATO in 1966, symbolising the rifts within th...
» Meet the Scientists: SSC Pacific Top Scientists & Engineers - Armed with Science
12/06/15 07:38 from CyberWar - Google News
Armed with Science Meet the Scientists: SSC Pacific Top Scientists & Engineers Armed with Science The Department of Defense is honoring four scientists and engineers from theNavy's Space and Navy Warfare Systems Center Pacific (S...
» China’s Spies Hit the Blackmail Jackpot
12/06/15 07:38 from The XX Committee
With each passing day the U.S. government’s big hacking scandal gets worse. Just what did hackers steal from the Office of Personnel Management? Having initially assured the public that the loss was not all that serious, OPM’s data breac...
» 69460Search 69,460 Articles:
12/06/15 07:29 from United States Defense and Military Forces - News - Times Topics - The New York Times
69460 Search 69,460 Articles: Iraq Rules of Engagement By PATRICK CHAPPATTE American instructors offer some timely tips to warring Iraqis. June 12, 2015, Friday Iraq Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) This post has been generated by ...
» IDF's top IT unit wins 'I Defense' competition - Israel Hayom
12/06/15 07:27 from CyberWar - Google News
Israel Hayom IDF's top IT unit wins 'I Defense' competition Israel Hayom Over 30 military, civilian and foreign teams go keyboard-to-keyboard against mock cyberattacks on strategic infrastructure as part of second annual cybe...
» ​Majority of Brits reject key NATO principles – academic - RT
12/06/15 07:24 from nato - Google News
RT ​Majority of Brits reject key NATO principles – academic RT Writing on the Conversation website, Galbreath said: “The majority of people in the UK and most other European members of NATO say they no longer support the key principle of...
» German prosecutors close Merkel cellphone spying probe 
12/06/15 07:18 from News - Stripes
German prosecutors close Merkel cellphone spying probe German prosecutors on Friday closed their investigation into the alleged tapping of Chancellor Angela Merkel's cellphone by the U.S. National Security Agency, saying they have been u...
» NATO Troops Simulate Combat 200 Km From Russia - Sputnik International
12/06/15 07:17 from Nato Russia - Google News
NATO Troops Simulate Combat 200 Km From Russia Sputnik International The NATO Saber Strike 2015 drills are taking place in the Baltic states of Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania from June 1 to June 26. Russia has expressed concern over the d...
» Britain memorialized modern war deaths with a new monument. How will the U.S. do the same?
12/06/15 07:00 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
Under bright skies, thousands of people witnessed Thursday the dedication of a new memorial in Britain for the 453 British troops killed in the Afghanistan War. David Cameron, the prime minister, was there. So was Prince Harry, who serve...
» Germany Closes Probe Into Alleged US Hacking Of Merkel's Phone - NPR
12/06/15 06:57 from Cyberwar - Google News
NPR Germany Closes Probe Into Alleged US Hacking Of Merkel's Phone NPR Germany's top prosecutor Harald Range has decided to close an investigation into whether the United States' National Security Agency eavesdropped on Chanc...
» Germany Closes Probe Into Alleged U.S. Hacking Of Merkel's Phone - NPR
12/06/15 06:57 from Cyberwar - Google News
NPR Germany Closes Probe Into Alleged U.S. Hacking Of Merkel's Phone NPR Germany's top prosecutor Harald Range has decided to close an investigation into whether the United States' National Security Agency eavesdropped on Cha...
» Is Chinese autocracy outperforming western democracy?
12/06/15 06:52 from openDemocracy
The author suggests that China’s regime could put itself to a referendum – a democratic referendum against electoral democracy. He expects it would win that referendum. Book review. President Xi Jinping, 2014. Demotix/Gregor Fischer. All...
» Role of Doctors, Lawyers in CIA Tortures Condemned - The New Indian Express
12/06/15 06:45 from cia - Google News
The Statesman (press release) Role of Doctors, Lawyers in CIA Tortures Condemned The New Indian Express ... their ethics (and follow, among other legal standards, the Geneva Conventions), support health professionals in their refusal to ...
» Poland says next NATO summit should invite Macedonia, Montenegro to join - Business Insider
12/06/15 06:20 from nato - Google News
NATO HQ (press release) Poland says next NATO summit should invite Macedonia, Montenegro to join Business Insider At its last summit in 2014 in Wales, the alliance approved wide-ranging plans to boost its defenses in eastern Europe, aimi...
» Poland says next NATO summit should invite Macedonia, Montenegro to join - Reuters
12/06/15 06:12 from nato - Google News
Poland says next NATO summit should invite Macedonia, Montenegro to join Reuters At its last summit in 2014 in Wales, the alliance approved wide-ranging plans to boost its defenses in eastern Europe, aiming to reassure allies nervous abo...
» Ursula K Le Guin calls on fantasy and sci fi writers to envision alternatives to capitalism
12/06/15 06:12 from openDemocracy
This award-winning author explains how fantasy and science fiction writers can stand up to the corporate system. Credit: Jack Liu/Yes! magazine. In November 2014 science fiction and fantasy writer Ursula K Le Guin was awarded t...
» NATO highlights commitment to transparency with release of independent audit ... - NATO HQ (press release)
12/06/15 06:01 from nato - Google News
NATO HQ (press release) NATO highlights commitment to transparency with release of independent audit ... NATO HQ (press release) NATO made public on Friday (12 June 2015) an independent audit report on the Alliance's common-funded in...

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