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» ISIS-Imposed Fuel Embargo Threatens Syria’s Medical Centers
19/06/15 00:00 from NYT > Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)
The Islamic State is preventing fuel from reaching rebel-held parts of northern Syria, as the Assad government targets medical facilities, activists and aid workers say.
» Jun. 18, 2015
18/06/15 20:42 from United States Defense and Military Forces - News - Times Topics - The New York Times
Jun. 18, 2015 Defense Sec Ashton B Carter tells House Committee on Armed Services reason they are falling short of fall deadline to train 24,000 Iraqi security force members to fight Islamic State group is because Iraqi government has no...
» Warrior Games 2015: Athletes gear up to show off elite skills
18/06/15 20:29 from News - Stripes
Warrior Games 2015: Athletes gear up to show off elite skills Some have retired from the military because of their injuries, others are still recovering. Some are even still serving. Analysts see several reasons for Colt's slide to bankr...
» Cybersecurity expert talks about what federal breach means for federal defense - whnt.com
18/06/15 20:05 from cybersecurity - Google News
whnt.com Cybersecurity expert talks about what federal breach means for federal defense whnt.com HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – After a cyber breach potentially affected all federal employees, it leaves many wondering what it means for our fe...
» VIDEO: CIA's Menus of Change attempts to solve issue of food sustainability - Poughkeepsie Journal
18/06/15 19:57 from cia - Google News
Poughkeepsie Journal VIDEO: CIA's Menus of Change attempts to solve issue of food sustainability Poughkeepsie Journal HYDE PARK -- Some questions cannot be answered with a simple click on a search engine. For instance, "How do w...
» Defense One: Pentagon Building Shield to Stop Russian Cruise Missiles - Newsmax
18/06/15 19:56 from missile defense - Google News
Defense One: Pentagon Building Shield to Stop Russian Cruise Missiles Newsmax Called a Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor (JLENS), the aerostat is tethered to the ground and scans a circle with a diameter of ...
» Senate passage of defense bill sets stage for showdown with White House
18/06/15 19:54 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
The Senate voted on Thursday to pass a $612 billion defense bill, setting lawmakers up for a showdown with the White House over measures that would bypass mandated spending cuts and threaten President Obama’s plan for closing the militar...
» OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY: Senate gets next crack at OPM director - The Hill
18/06/15 19:27 from cybersecurity - Google News
OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY : Senate gets next crack at OPM director The Hill Welcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY , your daily run-down of the biggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We're here to connect the dots as leader...
» What if Pearl Harbor happened and nobody noticed? - The Oshkosh Northwestern
18/06/15 19:26 from cyber warfare - Google News
New York Post What if Pearl Harbor happened and nobody noticed? The Oshkosh Northwestern The United States is highly vulnerable to cyberwar , and not very good about defending against it, especially in the lame-and-inept government IT se...
» FBI raids Texas City home, confiscates property - KHOU
18/06/15 19:19 from fbi - Google News
KTRK-TV FBI raids Texas City home, confiscates property KHOU The FBI declined to go into specifics, but agents could be seen taking evidence from the home. The Texas City Police Department confirmed they were called to the home to assist...
» Russia - NATO Tensions Threaten a Wider Regional Standoff - Voice of America
18/06/15 19:19 from Nato Russia - Google News
Voice of America Russia - NATO Tensions Threaten a Wider Regional Standoff Voice of America MOSCOW—. Amid growing tensions with NATO , Russian President Vladimir Putin is promising to beef up Russia's nuclear arsenal with 40 new inte...
» Possible bribery probed over deal to supply Chicago's privatized parking meters - Chicago Tribune
18/06/15 18:52 from fbi - Google News
Chicago Tribune Possible bribery probed over deal to supply Chicago's privatized parking meters Chicago Tribune The FBI is investigating whether an executive at the firm that manages Chicago's privatized parking meters was paid $...
» Charleston shooting victim Ethel Lance, 70, devoted sexton
18/06/15 18:41 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
Ethel Lance was practically always at her church, members said. She was a long-time sexton there, spending weekdays cleaning the grounds and nights at classes, with social clubs or in worship or Bible study. She worked as an usher during...
» After Ukraine, NATO Chance for a New Normal - Defense One
18/06/15 18:14 from nato - Google News
Defense One After Ukraine, NATO Chance for a New Normal Defense One While some see the Ukraine crisis and the threat of a revanchist Russia as exposing fundamental weaknesses in the transatlantic security alliance, NATO 's response h...
» After Ukraine, NATO's Chance for a New Normal - Defense One
18/06/15 18:14 from nato - Google News
Defense One After Ukraine, NATO's Chance for a New Normal Defense One While some see the Ukraine crisis and the threat of a revanchist Russia as exposing fundamental weaknesses in the transatlantic security alliance, NATO 's resp...
» After Ukraine, NATO Chance for a New Normal
18/06/15 18:10 from Defense One - All Content
Can Defense Secretary Ash Carter and European leaders turn NATO's historic Ukraine response into a new future for the alliance?
» After Ukraine, NATO's Chance for a New Normal
18/06/15 18:10 from Defense One - All Content
Can Defense Secretary Ash Carter and European leaders turn NATO's historic Ukraine response into a new future for the alliance?
» Charleston Shooting Victims United By Their Devotion to Church
18/06/15 18:05 from Washington Free Beacon
(Reuters) - The victims of Wednesday's mass shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, were bonded in life by their faith and their close links to the historic African-American church where they worshipped, studied the Bible, and were killed.
» Nasdaq at record as Wall Street runs on strong data; Greece eyed
18/06/15 17:55 from Search Results
Nasdaq at record as Wall Street runs on strong data; Greece eyed Euro zone sets emergency summit on Greece as money flees Stocks rise globally on Fed; Greece still a concern U.S. inflation stirring as energy-driven price plunge ebbs U.S....
» Elections and Politics in and Around Belarus
18/06/15 17:38 from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation
The chairwoman of the Central Electoral Commission of Belarus, Lidia Ermoshina, has proposed to...
» What Caused the Demise of the Caucasus Emirate?
18/06/15 17:36 from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation
Nearly seven years ago, in the fall of 2007, Islamic militants in the North Caucasus who were...
» Ukrainian Website Publishes Purported Detailed Russian Invasion Plan of Eastern Ukraine
18/06/15 17:34 from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation
On June 16, the Ukrainian website Mirotvorets published what are allegedly Russian military draft...
» Walker Continues Lead in Iowa Caucus Poll, Rand Paul Slides
18/06/15 17:18 from Washington Free Beacon
Scott Walker continues to lead the field of Republican presidential candidates in Iowa, according to a poll of likely Republican Iowa caucus participants released on Thursday.
» Amid Criticism, Katzman Defends Israeli Defense Force
18/06/15 17:00 from Washington Free Beacon
As the Israel Defense Force continues to be misrepresented on the international stage, Capt. Matan Katzman spoke out to the Human Rights Subcommittee of the European Parliament in the face of criticism from Break the Silence, a group ser...
» Missile Defense Strategy 'Not Sustainable,' Salvation Lies In R&D - Breaking Defense
18/06/15 16:58 from missile defense - Google News
Breaking Defense Missile Defense Strategy 'Not Sustainable,' Salvation Lies In R&D Breaking Defense CAPITOL HILL: America's missile defense strategy is “not sustainable,” the deputy director of the Missile Defense Agency ...
» Police, FBI target 'largest, most feared' gang in predawn raids - Boston Globe
18/06/15 16:58 from fbi - Google News
Boston Globe Police, FBI target 'largest, most feared' gang in predawn raids Boston Globe Vincent Lisi, special agent in charge of the FBI's Boston office, said the reach of the gang extended beyond Boston to New England, Flo...
» America’s Drone Pilot Shrink Says They Need a Vacation From War
18/06/15 16:57 from Defense One - All Content
The men and women fighting America’s drone war can’t go home, no matter where they are.
» This terrifying chart explains why cybersecurity is such a big problem for the ... - Washington Post (blog)
18/06/15 16:57 from cybersecurity - Google News
Washington Post (blog) This terrifying chart explains why cybersecurity is such a big problem for the ... Washington Post (blog) The massive breach of Office of Personnel Management systems that compromised the personal data of millions ...
» Former Houston FBI Special Agent in Charge speaks about Charleston shooting - KPRC Houston
18/06/15 16:57 from fbi - Google News
KPRC Houston Former Houston FBI Special Agent in Charge speaks about Charleston shooting KPRC Houston The FBI has opened a hate crime investigation into the Charleston, South Carolina hate crime shooting. Don Clark, former special agent ...
» Former Houston FBI Special Agent speaks about Charleston shooting - KPRC Houston
18/06/15 16:57 from fbi - Google News
KPRC Houston Former Houston FBI Special Agent speaks about Charleston shooting KPRC Houston JOINING US IS DON, IN CHARGE OF THE HOUSTON F.B.I THANK YOU FOR JOINING US. GOOD TO BE WITH YOU. WALK US THROUGH WHAT THIS INVESTIGATION IS GOING...
» New Jersey Man Charged with Conspiracy to Provide Material Support to ISIL - Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
18/06/15 16:50 from fbi - Google News
New Jersey Man Charged with Conspiracy to Provide Material Support to ISIL Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) Fortunately, this threat did not materialize due to the indefatigable efforts of the FBI's Joint Terror...
» Pentagon Building Cruise Missile Shield To Defend US Cities From Russia - Defense One
18/06/15 16:49 from missile defense - Google News
Defense One Pentagon Building Cruise Missile Shield To Defend US Cities From Russia Defense One While no one will talk openly about the Pentagon's overall cruise missile defense plans, much of which remains classified, senior militar...
» Pentagon Building Cruise Missile Shield To Defend US Cities From Russia
18/06/15 16:42 from Defense One - All Content
The military moves to set up an expensive network to defend American cities from cruise missiles, but is the threat real?
» Man Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Charge in Connection with Rope Tied Around ... - Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
18/06/15 16:35 from fbi - Google News
Man Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Charge in Connection with Rope Tied Around ... Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) The U.S. Attorney's Office, in conjunction with the DOJ Civil Rights Division, will aggressively ...
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» Senate passes defense policy bill but blocks spending
18/06/15 16:18 from News - Stripes
Senate passes defense policy bill but blocks spending The Senate threw the future of the defense budget into question Thursday by passing an annual policy bill but then blocking any spending to fund it. Agent Orange decision turns attent...
» Greece, U.S. Home Sales, Iran, NATO, Golf: Week Ahead June 20-27 - Bloomberg
18/06/15 16:13 from nato - Google News
Greece, U.S. Home Sales, Iran, NATO , Golf: Week Ahead June 20-27 Bloomberg Euro-area leaders meet for an emergency summit on Greece as the country teeters closer to default. Purchases of previously owned U.S. homes probably rebounded in...
» Red Sox aware of hacking threat - The Providence Journal
18/06/15 16:06 from Cyberwar - Google News
Red Sox aware of hacking threat The Providence Journal ATLANTA — In the wake of the FBI's investigation into the alleged hacking of the Houston Astros by the St. Louis Cardinals, general manager Ben Cherington said the Red Sox have a...
» Breach Defense Playbook, Part 5: Reviewing Your Cybersecurity Program (Part 2) - Dark Reading
18/06/15 15:55 from cybersecurity - Google News
Breach Defense Playbook, Part 5: Reviewing Your Cybersecurity Program (Part 2) Dark Reading As I mentioned in Part 1 of this installment, the goal of reviewing your cybersecurity program is to quantitatively ensure that a secure enterpri...
» Government audit raises 'serious concerns' over proposed federal cybersecurity ... - PBS NewsHour (blog)
18/06/15 15:52 from cybersecurity - Google News
PBS NewsHour (blog) Government audit raises 'serious concerns' over proposed federal cybersecurity ... PBS NewsHour (blog) WASHINGTON — The agency that failed to secure data on millions of federal workers is now being criticized ...
» Command establishes enlisted pathways to become a cyber operations specialist - DVIDS (press release)
18/06/15 15:51 from CyberWar - Google News
Command establishes enlisted pathways to become a cyber operations specialist DVIDS (press release) The transition strategies only apply to Soldiers presently serving with the 780th Military Intelligence Brigade, 7th Cyber Brigade and Jo...
» Jeffrey Sterling Took on the CIA — And Lost Everything - The Intercept - First Look Media
18/06/15 15:25 from cia - Google News
The Intercept - First Look Media Jeffrey Sterling Took on the CIA — And Lost Everything The Intercept - First Look Media After leaving the CIA , he worked as a healthcare investigator and won awards for uncovering millions of dollars in ...
» CD Projekt Talks Cyberpunk 2077 - IGN
18/06/15 15:24 from Cyberwar - Google News
IGN CD Projekt Talks Cyberpunk 2077 IGN "We released the Cyberpunk teaser trailer because we wanted to see how gamers felt about it," Iwinski explained. "We were super excited about the project internally, but what if it w...
» Creator Of Hamilton Musical Outraged At Treasury Decision
18/06/15 15:15 from Washington Free Beacon
The Treasury Department announced Wednesday that it would be making a new $10 bill, replacing Alexander Hamilton with a woman. The verdict knocked the creator of the musical “HAMILTON” on his feet.
» Here’s how badly the Pentagon effort to train Syrian rebels is lagging
18/06/15 15:09 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
Less than 200 moderate Syrian rebels have started training with U.S. military advisers through a new Pentagon-run program, and none has graduated, a Defense Department spokesman said Thursday.The program, run at training sites in Jordan ...
» NATO Trident Joust Military Exercises Begin in Romania
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
According to a statement issued by NATO Allied Command Operations, NATO Trident Joust 2015 exercises, comprising twenty five member nations and over 1,000 personnel, began Thursday in Romania.
» NATO Chief Jens Stoltenberg Unveils Biggest Build-Up Since Cold War
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said the alliance was increasing its pressure on Russia by massively boosting the deployment of troops and military assets in Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean.
» Russia Plans to Offer Advanced Su-35 Fighters for Indonesia Tender
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Russia has announced plans to compete for an Indonesian Air Force contract to purchase fighter planes; it hopes to export Su-35 jets.
» Russian Arms Exporter Flexible Over Integrating Foreign Components
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Russian military equipment can be provided with western-made components, like earlier supplied to India Russian multipurpose fighter jets Su-30MKI was furnished with Israel- and French-made details upon client's request.
» France Passes Some Technology to Russia on Construction of Mistral Warships
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
According to the director of the department of military technical cooperation, France has handed over to Russia some technology in large-block assembly for the construction of Mistral-class helicopter carriers.
» A Hind-E for Pakistan: Islamabad to Purchase Russian Mi-35 Copters
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Russia and Pakistan are reportedly close to clinching a deal in Islamabad for the purchase of Russian-made Mi-35 attack helicopters.
» Pentagon: Islamic State In 'Exploratory Stage' In Afghanistan
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
The Islamic State (IS) group is in an "initial exploratory phase" and is looking for ways to expand in Afghanistan, the Pentagon has said in a report to Congress.
» USS Santa Fe Visits Singapore During Western Pacific Deployment
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) arrived in Singapore June 18 for a visit as a part of its deployment to the Western Pacific.
» Philippine, U.S. troops to hold naval drill
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
The Philippines and the United States will conduct a new round of naval drills off Palawan province in southwestern Philippines next week, military officials said on Thursday.
» NATO Secretary General joins Allied ministers to watch Spearhead Force in action
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
NATO Secretary Jens Stoltenberg along with the Deputy Prime Minister of Poland, and Defence Ministers of Germany, the Netherlands and Norway, as well as top NATO military commanders, attended the first deployment exercise of the Alliance...
» Kaliningrad, Moscow's Military Trump Card
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Russia is pouring troops and weapons - including missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads - into its western exclave of Kaliningrad at such a rate that the region is now one of Europe's most militarized places.
» Minister says Russia got no Mistral technology from France
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Russia has not received the technology for the Mistral class helicopter carriers' construction from France, Russian Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov told journalists on Thursday.
» Russia's newest fighter jet T-50 not meant for export in near future - official
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Russia's 5th generation jet T-50 will not be offered to foreign customers in the near future, the chief delegate of Russia's weapons exporter Rosoboronexport at the Le Bourget air show, Sergey Kornev, said on Thursday.
» Russia may reconfigure Yak-130 into attack jet for foreign clients - arms exporter
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Russia may re-configure its combat training plane Yakovlev-130 into a fighter-bomber for those foreign customers who may wish to have it, the chief delegate of Russia's weapons exporter Rosoboronexport, Sergey Kornev, said at the Le Bour...
» Russia's new Armata tank's crew may eventually be reduced to two - manufacturer
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
The crew of Russia's new generation main battle tank based on the Armata platform may eventually be reduced from three to two, the chief designer of the vehicle's manufacturer Uralvagonzavod, Andrei Terlikov, has said on the sidelines of...
» No specific talks underway on supply of Russian Mi-35 helicopters to Pakistan - exporter
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Russia is holding consultations with Pakistan regarding the possibility of selling Mi-35 helicopters, but no specific talks are underway at the moment, the head of the Air Force department at the Rosoboronexport weapons exporter, Sergey ...
» New rules mean ships can be used by military
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
The country has approved a set of technical guidelines that require all civilian shipbuilders to ensure that their new vessels are suitable for military use in an emergency, the China Classification Society has revealed.
» NATO Secretary General in Poland for key 'Spearhead Force' exercise
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrived in Poland on Wednesday (17 June 2015) to see Allied troops in action as they test the capabilities of NATO's new very high readiness Spearhead Force during 'Noble Jump,' its first deploymen...
» Worldwide displacement hits all-time high as war and persecution increase
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Wars, conflict and persecution have forced more people than at any other time since records began to flee their homes and seek refuge and safety elsewhere, according to a new report from the UN refugee agency.
» Peacekeeping mandate should be practical, feasible: Chinese envoy
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
The mandate of peacekeeping operations should be practical and feasible, said a Chinese envoy here on Wednesday, adding that the operations cannot and should not aim to solve every problem.
» US Official: China's Island Building 'Troubling'
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel said Thursday that the U.S. is troubled by China's island-building actions in the South China Sea.
» Education still on hold after year of war in Pakistan
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Hazrat Zaman fears for the future of his seventeen children who have been denied education for more than a year since Pakistan's military launched an operation against militants, forcing thousands of families to flee their homes.
» Hong Kong Legislature Vetoes Reform Plan
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Hong Kong's legislature voted down a controversial plan for electoral reform Thursday, after months of debate and mass protests over the city's democratic future.
» Khodorkovsky Says Putin Fabricated Conflict With West As Distraction
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
The Russia-Ukraine conflict has no short-term solution and is part of a fabricated conflict with the West to distract everyday Russians from corruption and incompetence, a prominent critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.
» South Korea Reports 3 More MERS Deaths
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
The death toll from South Korea's MERS outbreak has risen to 23, according to officials, a day after the United Nations' health agency said incompetence had led to the spread of the virus.
» NATO goes for 'biggest' military boost since Cold War
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
The NATO secretary general says the Western military alliance is carrying out its "biggest" military reinforcement since the Cold War in what it calls an attempt to tackle the rising security threats in the region.
» UN: 'Dangerous New Era' for World's Record 60M Refugees
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
The world is facing the worst refugee crisis in modern times – and the global response has been pitifully inadequate, according to the latest annual report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Humanitarian groups...
» Taliban raids leave 11 security forces dead in Afghanistan
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Taliban militants have reportedly launched a series of coordinated attacks on government buildings in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand, killing nearly a dozen members of security forces and injuring several others, Press TV rep...
» U.S., Spain Agree to Make U.S. Crisis Force Deployment Permanent
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
U.S. and Spanish officials yesterday signed an amendment to the nations' defense agreement that will change the deployment of the U.S. crisis response force at Moron Air Base from temporary to permanent, defense officials said today.
» Allied forces practice amphibious assault in northern Poland
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Allied forces participated in an amphibious assault on a beach near Ustka in northern Poland on Wednesday (17 June 2015), as part of naval exercise BALTOPS. The mock attack, aimed at defeating enemy forces occupying the coast, was comman...
» UN warns of 'record high' 60 million displaced amid expanding global conflicts
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
The international community is experiencing a dramatic shift in the situation facing the world's refugees as a global surge in war, conflict and persecution has caused a record number of people to flee their homes in search of safety, th...
» Saudi warplanes target area in Yemeni capital
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Saudi military aircraft have launched a fresh round of airstrikes against Yemen as feuding Yemeni political parties are engaged in UN-sponsored peace talks in the Swiss city of Geneva to solve the ongoing conflict at home.
» Stateless in the Sahel
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Thousands of refugee children in western Mali are at risk of being stuck in the legal limbo of statelessness, which could mean little or no access to health care and higher education.
» Boko Haram kills 40 civilians in southern Niger
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
At least 40 civilians have been killed after Boko Haram Takfiri militants attacked two villages in southern Niger, an official says.
» FARC rebels attack oil pipeline in Colombia
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Suspected members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, commonly known as FARC, have set off a bomb targeting an oil pipeline in the country's northern region.
» Thailand Confirms First MERS Case
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
A heart patient from Oman has been confirmed as the first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome [MERS] in Thailand.
» Syrian Kurds Surround ISIS in Tal Abyad
18/06/15 14:51 from InHomelandSecurity.com - News & Analysis of Critical Issues in Terrorism & Homeland Defense
By William Tucker Chief Correspondent for In Homeland Security The Islamic State has held territory along the shared Syria-Turkey border for some time, but since the Kurdish breakout from Ayn al Arab (Kobani) the situation has shifted. J...
» Coalition Continues Airstrikes Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq
18/06/15 14:35 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.
» More than 240 arrested, charged with $712 million in false Medicare billings. - Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
18/06/15 14:33 from fbi - Google News
Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) More than 240 arrested, charged with $712 million in false Medicare billings. Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) The arrests, which began Tuesday, were part of a ...
» Cybersecurity legislation requires consolidation - Crain's Detroit Business (blog)
18/06/15 14:21 from cybersecurity - Google News
Cybersecurity legislation requires consolidation Crain's Detroit Business (blog) In January's State of the Union address, President Barack Obama called for cyber information sharing legislation. Lawmakers must have listened, because ...
» FBI Hopes Facebook Helps Catch Fugitive 'Family Annihilator' - Patch.com
18/06/15 14:21 from fbi - Google News
Patch.com FBI Hopes Facebook Helps Catch Fugitive 'Family Annihilator' Patch.com The FBI : Seeking William Bradford Bishop Jr. Facebook page was launched in May, 13 months after the FBI put William Bradford Bishop Jr. of Bethesda...
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» FBI agents raid Texas City home - KTRK-TV
18/06/15 14:06 from fbi - Google News
KTRK-TV FBI agents raid Texas City home KTRK-TV The authorities spent the morning at a home on 19th Avenue. The FBI says they are conducting a "legal law enforcement operation" and say that there is no threat to the public. Doc...
» Hacking Government Apart - Wall Street Journal
18/06/15 13:57 from Cyberwar - Google News
Wall Street Journal Hacking Government Apart Wall Street Journal And the breadth of the population affected by the hacking continues to grow. “The OPM data file contains the records of non-military, non-intelligence executive branch empl...
» Gasoline lifts U.S. consumer prices; economy picks up speed
18/06/15 13:49 from Search Results
Gasoline lifts U.S. consumer prices; economy picks up speed Nasdaq tops dotcom high on buoyant data, Greece hopes Fed may hike just once in 2015 as Yellen strikes less certain tone Stocks rise globally on Fed, Greece hopes Bank withdrawa...
» NATO held a massive training exercise to warn Russia - Business Insider
18/06/15 13:48 from Nato Russia - Google News
Business Insider NATO held a massive training exercise to warn Russia Business Insider nato russia poland ReutersMore than five thousand air, sea and ground troops take part in a multinational NATO maritime exercise BALTOPS in the Baltic...
» CIA Still Acting Like A Domestic Surveillance Agency, Despite Instructions ... - Techdirt
18/06/15 13:39 from cia - Google News
The People's Voice CIA Still Acting Like A Domestic Surveillance Agency, Despite Instructions ... Techdirt The ACLU has received another document dump from the government as a result of its FOIA lawsuits, with this bundle dealing with th...
» Russian ambassador: If Sweden joins NATO, there will be 'consequences' - Business Insider
18/06/15 13:33 from nato - Google News
Business Insider Russian ambassador: If Sweden joins NATO , there will be 'consequences' Business Insider Russia's ambassador to Sweden has warned the country of the potential military "consequences" associated with...
» About 300 JF-17 Thunders expected to be sold in the next decade
18/06/15 13:28 from GlobalSecurity.org
In the next five to ten years, 200 to 300 JF-17 Thunders, co-developed by Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) and Pakistan's Air Force (PAF), are expected to be sold, Yang Ying, president of China National Aero-Technology Impor...
» HK's legislature vetoes motion for selecting chief executive by universal suffrage
18/06/15 13:28 from GlobalSecurity.org
China's Hong Kong Legislative Council on Thursday vetoed a motion of the proposed universal suffrage for selecting the region's next chief executive in 2017.
» Chinese military vows continued corruption fight
18/06/15 13:28 from GlobalSecurity.org
The Central Military Commission (CMC) has issued a circular pledging to continue fighting corruption in the People's Liberation Army (PLA), after it initiated prosecutions of two more senior officers.
» National Medicare Fraud Takedown Results in Charges Against 243 Individuals ... - Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
18/06/15 13:19 from fbi - Google News
National Medicare Fraud Takedown Results in Charges Against 243 Individuals ... Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) Attorney General Lynch and Secretary Burwell were joined in the announcement by FBI Director James B. ...
» Why the US Hasn't Pinned the OPM Hack on China - Defense One
18/06/15 13:19 from CyberWar - Google News
Defense One Why the US Hasn't Pinned the OPM Hack on China Defense One Banner headlines have declared it an act of cyber warfare carried out by the Chinese government. Yet, while Twitter has ... A more intriguing option is that the a...
» VIDEO: CIA's Menus of Change drives sustainability in food industry - Poughkeepsie Journal
18/06/15 13:16 from cia - Google News
Poughkeepsie Journal VIDEO: CIA's Menus of Change drives sustainability in food industry Poughkeepsie Journal The environment, health and the food industry has been the topics of conversation this week, as The Culinary Institute of A...
» One of the northbound lanes of George Washington Parkway reopens - Washington Post (blog)
18/06/15 13:13 from cia - Google News
One of the northbound lanes of George Washington Parkway reopens Washington Post (blog) The closure is from Spout Run Parkway to the exit for the CIA . Original post at 6:10 a.m.. The northbound lanes of the George Washington Memorial Pa...
» ISIL’s Online Offensive: Challenges in Countering ISIL in Cyberspace
18/06/15 13:12 from Just Security
David Fidler The US-led campaign against ISIL is going well in neither the terrestrial nor cyber realms. ISIL’s successful offensives against Ramadi in Iraq and Palmyra in Syria in late May triggered controversies that the Paris meeting ...
» Why the US Hasn't Pinned the OPM Hack on China
18/06/15 13:10 from Defense One - All Content
Getting China to stop this activity is at the top of Washington's diplomatic agenda. Stopping foreign intelligence services from spying, however, is not.
» The Inequality of War
18/06/15 13:02 from Defense One - All Content
A new report confirms that more than ever across the globe, peace begets peace and violence more violence. And without significant change,the inequality will only worsen.
» Khamenei Sacks Qassem Soleimani from Command of the Syrian War Arena
18/06/15 12:48 from DEBKAFile
The Revolutionary Guards chief Gen. Jafari convinced Khamenei that Qassem Soleimani as expert on subversion and terror was not the right general for multiple warfronts. He was vindicated by the setbacks in Syria and Iraq.
» Iranian-Yemeni Houthi Footholds on Red Sea Islands Threaten Saudis, Suez
18/06/15 12:48 from DEBKAFile
Iran has chosen to plant Houthi forces with heavy arms on island clusters capable of blocking the Red Sea and Suez Canal to shipping as well as threatening the Saudi eastern seaboard.
» Tel Abyad’s Fall with US Air Cover Is an Epic Coup against ISIS
18/06/15 12:48 from DEBKAFile
Kurdish forces with US aerial backing pulled of an epic victory against ISIS, capturing Tel Abyad a town close which is close enough to the ISIS Syrian “capital” of Raqqa to lay it to siege.
» Americans Now Give Saudi King Salman a Solid Six-to-Eight Years
18/06/15 12:48 from DEBKAFile
The Americans have stopped referring to King Salman’s “dementia” and now praise his industry, competence and initiative, predicting he will stay on the throne for six-to-eight years.
» Salman Seeks a Russian Safety Net in Case Saudi-US Collaboration Fails to Oust Assad
18/06/15 12:48 from DEBKAFile
Saudi King Salman is not sure that the US will last the course in their joint effort to topple Bashar Assad. He sent his son to Moscow with generous incentives for Putin to provide him with a safety net.
» A Digest of DEBKAfile Round-the-Clock Exclusives in Week Ending June 18, 2015
18/06/15 12:48 from DEBKAFile
A Digest of debka file Round-the-Clock Exclusives in Week Ending June 18, 2015
» American food producers see bonanza in Cuba, but steep barriers remain
18/06/15 12:47 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
Before the U.S. embargo, Cuba bought more American rice than any other country in the world. Now, most Cuban rice comes from Vietnam. Last year, Cuba imported $200 million worth of wheat — virtually all of it from Europe and Canada and n...
» New CRS report details similarities, differences among major cybersecurity ... - FierceGovernmentIT
18/06/15 12:45 from cybersecurity - Google News
New CRS report details similarities, differences among major cybersecurity ... FierceGovernmentIT Several major congressional bills, aimed at improving cybersecurity information sharing among private entities and with federal agencies ha...
» John McCain Wants to Change How the Military Buys Weapons
18/06/15 12:35 from Defense One - All Content
Two big changes could make leaders and services accountable for weapons-contract overruns.
» FBI's Plans for the Use of Rapid DNA Technology in CODIS - Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
18/06/15 12:24 from fbi - Google News
FBI's Plans for the Use of Rapid DNA Technology in CODIS Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) Good morning Chairman Sensenbrenner, Ranking Member Jackson Lee, and members of the subcommittee. Thank you for the oppor...
» FBI agents bust telemarketing scheme aimed at small businesses - Las Vegas Review-Journal
18/06/15 12:20 from fbi - Google News
Las Vegas Review-Journal FBI agents bust telemarketing scheme aimed at small businesses Las Vegas Review-Journal FBI agents arrested three Las Vegas men Thursday morning in a telemarketing scheme they say defrauded small businesses of mo...
» Andy Coulson could face £750000 legal bill for phone hacking trial - The Guardian
18/06/15 12:20 from Cyberwar - Google News
The Guardian Andy Coulson could face £750000 legal bill for phone hacking trial The Guardian David Cameron's former head of communications Andy Coulson is facing a six-figure legal bill after the Crown Prosecution Service revealed it...
» What does it mean to 'win' a cyberwar? - Yahoo News
18/06/15 12:17 from cyber warfare - Google News
What does it mean to 'win' a cyberwar ? Yahoo News Despite the headlines made about cyberwar practices, said Brandon Valeriano, a senior lecturer at the University of Glasgow, the statistics show that "there's been a rem...
» Report: Blumenthal’s Benghazi Emails Withheld from Select Committee
18/06/15 12:04 from Washington Free Beacon
Emails showing Democratic operative Sid Blumenthal directing public relations efforts for Hillary Clinton in the wake of the 2012 Benghazi attacks were withheld from a select committee investigating the attacks, Politico reported on Wedn...
» Airbus edges Boeing in orders race at Paris air show
18/06/15 11:58 from News - Stripes
Airbus edges Boeing in orders race at Paris air show Europe's Airbus glided past Boeing to take top overall honors in their annual competition to sell commercial jets at the Paris Air Show. The U.S. plane maker, however, inked more deals...
» Suspect in Killing of Nine at Black U.S. Church Arrested
18/06/15 11:52 from Washington Free Beacon
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A 21-year-old white gunman accused of killing nine people at a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, was arrested on Thursday, said U.S. officials, who are investigating the attack a...
» The unbearable ease of planting false information - i24news
18/06/15 11:50 from CyberWar - Google News
i24news The unbearable ease of planting false information i24news China, Israel, Iran. Fingers are pointed at them all. International experts to meet in Israel on cyber warfare . We have yet to digest the meaning of the reports that Chin...
» White House Denies Obama Asked to Meet With Netanyahu
18/06/15 11:40 from Washington Free Beacon
The White House is denying that President Barack Obama extended an invitation to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu following the expected finalization of nuclear deal with Iran at the end of this month.
» The devastating breach of US government data highlights an illusory ... - Business Insider
18/06/15 11:38 from cybersecurity - Google News
Business Insider The devastating breach of US government data highlights an illusory ... Business Insider As progressively worse details leak out about the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) breach, baffled and outraged observers conte...
» What does it mean to 'win' a cyberwar? - Christian Science Monitor
18/06/15 11:37 from cyber warfare - Google News
What does it mean to 'win' a cyberwar ? Christian Science Monitor Even as countries build up digital defense networks and train armies of hackers, the nature of cyberconflict remains little understood. There isn't even a firm...
» Who is the alleged Charleston church shooter? - Al Jazeera America
18/06/15 11:25 from fbi - Google News
Al Jazeera America Who is the alleged Charleston church shooter? Al Jazeera America The FBI has identified the gunman in the deadly shooting at a Charleston, South Carolina, church as 21-year-old Dylann Roof. He was detained in North Car...
» Police arrest 21-year-old suspected of shooting 9 people in South Carolina - Business Insider
18/06/15 11:21 from fbi - Google News
Business Insider Police arrest 21-year-old suspected of shooting 9 people in South Carolina Business Insider Roof was identified by his uncle from a photo released by police, according to Reuters. The suspected shooter reportedly receive...
» Cybersecurity Advice From A Former White House CIO - Dark Reading
18/06/15 11:16 from cybersecurity - Google News
Cybersecurity Advice From A Former White House CIO Dark Reading Our office knew we had to appeal to the hearts and minds of the White House staff if we wanted to protect their privacy and security; if solving cybersecurity and privacy is...
» The CIA vs. Terrorism – Who's Winning the War? - Buffalo News
18/06/15 11:14 from cia - Google News
Buffalo News The CIA vs. Terrorism – Who's Winning the War? Buffalo News Michael J. Morell, the retired deputy director of the CIA , and 33-year-veteran analyst and briefer for the agency to the White House, writes a history of his c...
» EdgeWave Appoints U.S. Navy/DOD Cyber Security Expert To Lead Security ... - PR Newswire (press release)
18/06/15 11:04 from Cyberwarfare - Google News
EdgeWave Appoints U.S. Navy/DOD Cyber Security Expert To Lead Security ... PR Newswire (press release) SAN DIEGO, June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EdgeWave ® (www.edgewave.com), a San Diego-based cyber security firm, announced today the app...
» St. Louis Cardinals FBI Investigation: 'Hacking,' intellectual property, and ... - Viva El Birdos
18/06/15 11:02 from fbi - Google News
STLtoday.com St. Louis Cardinals FBI Investigation: 'Hacking,' intellectual property, and ... Viva El Birdos We'll likely know the culprit or culprits before too much longer, but I'll be shocked if any of the Cardinals to...
» 3 Defense & Cybersecurity Stocks That Could Get Some Federal Love - Investorplace.com
18/06/15 11:01 from cybersecurity - Google News
Investorplace.com 3 Defense & Cybersecurity Stocks That Could Get Some Federal Love Investorplace.com However, the biggest winners from this trend might not come from the ranks of the best-known cybersecurity stocks — names like Palo...
» The Cardinals' Hacking Scandal Is Nothing Like Deflate-Gate - BostInno
18/06/15 10:38 from Cyberwar - Google News
BostInno The Cardinals' Hacking Scandal Is Nothing Like Deflate-Gate BostInno It is easy to understand why Deflate-Gate led all three national newscasts when it first broke. It is an easily graspable, sensational story about arguably...
» PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF™ (HACK) Surpasses $1 Billion in AUM - MarketWatch
18/06/15 10:37 from Cyberwarfare - Google News
ETF Trends PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF™ (HACK) Surpasses $1 Billion in AUM MarketWatch “The PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF's success is a strong example of how our partner firms have collaborated to create a product that can d...
» Former CIA Director Says OPM Hack 'Is Not Shame On China' - Daily Caller
18/06/15 10:29 from cia - Google News
Former CIA Director Says OPM Hack 'Is Not Shame On China' Daily Caller The former director of the NSA and the CIA doesn't blame China for hacking millions of U.S. government personnel records. At The Wall Street Journal's...



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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....
» ISIS-Imposed Fuel Embargo Threatens Syria’s Medical Centers
19/06/15 00:00 from NYT > Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)
The Islamic State is preventing fuel from reaching rebel-held parts of northern Syria, as the Assad government targets medical facilities, activists and aid workers say.
» Jun. 18, 2015
18/06/15 20:42 from United States Defense and Military Forces - News - Times Topics - The New York Times
Jun. 18, 2015 Defense Sec Ashton B Carter tells House Committee on Armed Services reason they are falling short of fall deadline to train 24,000 Iraqi security force members to fight Islamic State group is because Iraqi government has no...
» Warrior Games 2015: Athletes gear up to show off elite skills
18/06/15 20:29 from News - Stripes
Warrior Games 2015: Athletes gear up to show off elite skills Some have retired from the military because of their injuries, others are still recovering. Some are even still serving. Analysts see several reasons for Colt's slide to bankr...
» Cybersecurity expert talks about what federal breach means for federal defense - whnt.com
18/06/15 20:05 from cybersecurity - Google News
whnt.com Cybersecurity expert talks about what federal breach means for federal defense whnt.com HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – After a cyber breach potentially affected all federal employees, it leaves many wondering what it means for our fe...
» VIDEO: CIA's Menus of Change attempts to solve issue of food sustainability - Poughkeepsie Journal
18/06/15 19:57 from cia - Google News
Poughkeepsie Journal VIDEO: CIA's Menus of Change attempts to solve issue of food sustainability Poughkeepsie Journal HYDE PARK -- Some questions cannot be answered with a simple click on a search engine. For instance, "How do w...
» Defense One: Pentagon Building Shield to Stop Russian Cruise Missiles - Newsmax
18/06/15 19:56 from missile defense - Google News
Defense One: Pentagon Building Shield to Stop Russian Cruise Missiles Newsmax Called a Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor (JLENS), the aerostat is tethered to the ground and scans a circle with a diameter of ...
» Senate passage of defense bill sets stage for showdown with White House
18/06/15 19:54 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
The Senate voted on Thursday to pass a $612 billion defense bill, setting lawmakers up for a showdown with the White House over measures that would bypass mandated spending cuts and threaten President Obama’s plan for closing the militar...
» OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY: Senate gets next crack at OPM director - The Hill
18/06/15 19:27 from cybersecurity - Google News
OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY : Senate gets next crack at OPM director The Hill Welcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY , your daily run-down of the biggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We're here to connect the dots as leader...
» What if Pearl Harbor happened and nobody noticed? - The Oshkosh Northwestern
18/06/15 19:26 from cyber warfare - Google News
New York Post What if Pearl Harbor happened and nobody noticed? The Oshkosh Northwestern The United States is highly vulnerable to cyberwar , and not very good about defending against it, especially in the lame-and-inept government IT se...
» FBI raids Texas City home, confiscates property - KHOU
18/06/15 19:19 from fbi - Google News
KTRK-TV FBI raids Texas City home, confiscates property KHOU The FBI declined to go into specifics, but agents could be seen taking evidence from the home. The Texas City Police Department confirmed they were called to the home to assist...
» Russia - NATO Tensions Threaten a Wider Regional Standoff - Voice of America
18/06/15 19:19 from Nato Russia - Google News
Voice of America Russia - NATO Tensions Threaten a Wider Regional Standoff Voice of America MOSCOW—. Amid growing tensions with NATO , Russian President Vladimir Putin is promising to beef up Russia's nuclear arsenal with 40 new inte...
» Possible bribery probed over deal to supply Chicago's privatized parking meters - Chicago Tribune
18/06/15 18:52 from fbi - Google News
Chicago Tribune Possible bribery probed over deal to supply Chicago's privatized parking meters Chicago Tribune The FBI is investigating whether an executive at the firm that manages Chicago's privatized parking meters was paid $...
» Charleston shooting victim Ethel Lance, 70, devoted sexton
18/06/15 18:41 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
Ethel Lance was practically always at her church, members said. She was a long-time sexton there, spending weekdays cleaning the grounds and nights at classes, with social clubs or in worship or Bible study. She worked as an usher during...
» After Ukraine, NATO Chance for a New Normal - Defense One
18/06/15 18:14 from nato - Google News
Defense One After Ukraine, NATO Chance for a New Normal Defense One While some see the Ukraine crisis and the threat of a revanchist Russia as exposing fundamental weaknesses in the transatlantic security alliance, NATO 's response h...
» After Ukraine, NATO's Chance for a New Normal - Defense One
18/06/15 18:14 from nato - Google News
Defense One After Ukraine, NATO's Chance for a New Normal Defense One While some see the Ukraine crisis and the threat of a revanchist Russia as exposing fundamental weaknesses in the transatlantic security alliance, NATO 's resp...
» After Ukraine, NATO Chance for a New Normal
18/06/15 18:10 from Defense One - All Content
Can Defense Secretary Ash Carter and European leaders turn NATO's historic Ukraine response into a new future for the alliance?
» After Ukraine, NATO's Chance for a New Normal
18/06/15 18:10 from Defense One - All Content
Can Defense Secretary Ash Carter and European leaders turn NATO's historic Ukraine response into a new future for the alliance?
» Charleston Shooting Victims United By Their Devotion to Church
18/06/15 18:05 from Washington Free Beacon
(Reuters) - The victims of Wednesday's mass shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, were bonded in life by their faith and their close links to the historic African-American church where they worshipped, studied the Bible, and were killed.
» Nasdaq at record as Wall Street runs on strong data; Greece eyed
18/06/15 17:55 from Search Results
Nasdaq at record as Wall Street runs on strong data; Greece eyed Euro zone sets emergency summit on Greece as money flees Stocks rise globally on Fed; Greece still a concern U.S. inflation stirring as energy-driven price plunge ebbs U.S....
» Elections and Politics in and Around Belarus
18/06/15 17:38 from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation
The chairwoman of the Central Electoral Commission of Belarus, Lidia Ermoshina, has proposed to...
» What Caused the Demise of the Caucasus Emirate?
18/06/15 17:36 from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation
Nearly seven years ago, in the fall of 2007, Islamic militants in the North Caucasus who were...
» Ukrainian Website Publishes Purported Detailed Russian Invasion Plan of Eastern Ukraine
18/06/15 17:34 from Eurasia Daily Monitor - The Jamestown Foundation
On June 16, the Ukrainian website Mirotvorets published what are allegedly Russian military draft...
» Walker Continues Lead in Iowa Caucus Poll, Rand Paul Slides
18/06/15 17:18 from Washington Free Beacon
Scott Walker continues to lead the field of Republican presidential candidates in Iowa, according to a poll of likely Republican Iowa caucus participants released on Thursday.
» Amid Criticism, Katzman Defends Israeli Defense Force
18/06/15 17:00 from Washington Free Beacon
As the Israel Defense Force continues to be misrepresented on the international stage, Capt. Matan Katzman spoke out to the Human Rights Subcommittee of the European Parliament in the face of criticism from Break the Silence, a group ser...
» Missile Defense Strategy 'Not Sustainable,' Salvation Lies In R&D - Breaking Defense
18/06/15 16:58 from missile defense - Google News
Breaking Defense Missile Defense Strategy 'Not Sustainable,' Salvation Lies In R&D Breaking Defense CAPITOL HILL: America's missile defense strategy is “not sustainable,” the deputy director of the Missile Defense Agency ...
» Police, FBI target 'largest, most feared' gang in predawn raids - Boston Globe
18/06/15 16:58 from fbi - Google News
Boston Globe Police, FBI target 'largest, most feared' gang in predawn raids Boston Globe Vincent Lisi, special agent in charge of the FBI's Boston office, said the reach of the gang extended beyond Boston to New England, Flo...
» America’s Drone Pilot Shrink Says They Need a Vacation From War
18/06/15 16:57 from Defense One - All Content
The men and women fighting America’s drone war can’t go home, no matter where they are.
» This terrifying chart explains why cybersecurity is such a big problem for the ... - Washington Post (blog)
18/06/15 16:57 from cybersecurity - Google News
Washington Post (blog) This terrifying chart explains why cybersecurity is such a big problem for the ... Washington Post (blog) The massive breach of Office of Personnel Management systems that compromised the personal data of millions ...
» Former Houston FBI Special Agent in Charge speaks about Charleston shooting - KPRC Houston
18/06/15 16:57 from fbi - Google News
KPRC Houston Former Houston FBI Special Agent in Charge speaks about Charleston shooting KPRC Houston The FBI has opened a hate crime investigation into the Charleston, South Carolina hate crime shooting. Don Clark, former special agent ...
» Former Houston FBI Special Agent speaks about Charleston shooting - KPRC Houston
18/06/15 16:57 from fbi - Google News
KPRC Houston Former Houston FBI Special Agent speaks about Charleston shooting KPRC Houston JOINING US IS DON, IN CHARGE OF THE HOUSTON F.B.I THANK YOU FOR JOINING US. GOOD TO BE WITH YOU. WALK US THROUGH WHAT THIS INVESTIGATION IS GOING...
» New Jersey Man Charged with Conspiracy to Provide Material Support to ISIL - Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
18/06/15 16:50 from fbi - Google News
New Jersey Man Charged with Conspiracy to Provide Material Support to ISIL Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) Fortunately, this threat did not materialize due to the indefatigable efforts of the FBI's Joint Terror...
» Pentagon Building Cruise Missile Shield To Defend US Cities From Russia - Defense One
18/06/15 16:49 from missile defense - Google News
Defense One Pentagon Building Cruise Missile Shield To Defend US Cities From Russia Defense One While no one will talk openly about the Pentagon's overall cruise missile defense plans, much of which remains classified, senior militar...
» Pentagon Building Cruise Missile Shield To Defend US Cities From Russia
18/06/15 16:42 from Defense One - All Content
The military moves to set up an expensive network to defend American cities from cruise missiles, but is the threat real?
» Man Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Charge in Connection with Rope Tied Around ... - Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
18/06/15 16:35 from fbi - Google News
Man Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Charge in Connection with Rope Tied Around ... Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) The U.S. Attorney's Office, in conjunction with the DOJ Civil Rights Division, will aggressively ...
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» Senate passes defense policy bill but blocks spending
18/06/15 16:18 from News - Stripes
Senate passes defense policy bill but blocks spending The Senate threw the future of the defense budget into question Thursday by passing an annual policy bill but then blocking any spending to fund it. Agent Orange decision turns attent...
» Greece, U.S. Home Sales, Iran, NATO, Golf: Week Ahead June 20-27 - Bloomberg
18/06/15 16:13 from nato - Google News
Greece, U.S. Home Sales, Iran, NATO , Golf: Week Ahead June 20-27 Bloomberg Euro-area leaders meet for an emergency summit on Greece as the country teeters closer to default. Purchases of previously owned U.S. homes probably rebounded in...
» Red Sox aware of hacking threat - The Providence Journal
18/06/15 16:06 from Cyberwar - Google News
Red Sox aware of hacking threat The Providence Journal ATLANTA — In the wake of the FBI's investigation into the alleged hacking of the Houston Astros by the St. Louis Cardinals, general manager Ben Cherington said the Red Sox have a...
» Breach Defense Playbook, Part 5: Reviewing Your Cybersecurity Program (Part 2) - Dark Reading
18/06/15 15:55 from cybersecurity - Google News
Breach Defense Playbook, Part 5: Reviewing Your Cybersecurity Program (Part 2) Dark Reading As I mentioned in Part 1 of this installment, the goal of reviewing your cybersecurity program is to quantitatively ensure that a secure enterpri...
» Government audit raises 'serious concerns' over proposed federal cybersecurity ... - PBS NewsHour (blog)
18/06/15 15:52 from cybersecurity - Google News
PBS NewsHour (blog) Government audit raises 'serious concerns' over proposed federal cybersecurity ... PBS NewsHour (blog) WASHINGTON — The agency that failed to secure data on millions of federal workers is now being criticized ...
» Command establishes enlisted pathways to become a cyber operations specialist - DVIDS (press release)
18/06/15 15:51 from CyberWar - Google News
Command establishes enlisted pathways to become a cyber operations specialist DVIDS (press release) The transition strategies only apply to Soldiers presently serving with the 780th Military Intelligence Brigade, 7th Cyber Brigade and Jo...
» Jeffrey Sterling Took on the CIA — And Lost Everything - The Intercept - First Look Media
18/06/15 15:25 from cia - Google News
The Intercept - First Look Media Jeffrey Sterling Took on the CIA — And Lost Everything The Intercept - First Look Media After leaving the CIA , he worked as a healthcare investigator and won awards for uncovering millions of dollars in ...
» CD Projekt Talks Cyberpunk 2077 - IGN
18/06/15 15:24 from Cyberwar - Google News
IGN CD Projekt Talks Cyberpunk 2077 IGN "We released the Cyberpunk teaser trailer because we wanted to see how gamers felt about it," Iwinski explained. "We were super excited about the project internally, but what if it w...
» Creator Of Hamilton Musical Outraged At Treasury Decision
18/06/15 15:15 from Washington Free Beacon
The Treasury Department announced Wednesday that it would be making a new $10 bill, replacing Alexander Hamilton with a woman. The verdict knocked the creator of the musical “HAMILTON” on his feet.
» Here’s how badly the Pentagon effort to train Syrian rebels is lagging
18/06/15 15:09 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
Less than 200 moderate Syrian rebels have started training with U.S. military advisers through a new Pentagon-run program, and none has graduated, a Defense Department spokesman said Thursday.The program, run at training sites in Jordan ...
» NATO Trident Joust Military Exercises Begin in Romania
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
According to a statement issued by NATO Allied Command Operations, NATO Trident Joust 2015 exercises, comprising twenty five member nations and over 1,000 personnel, began Thursday in Romania.
» NATO Chief Jens Stoltenberg Unveils Biggest Build-Up Since Cold War
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said the alliance was increasing its pressure on Russia by massively boosting the deployment of troops and military assets in Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean.
» Russia Plans to Offer Advanced Su-35 Fighters for Indonesia Tender
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Russia has announced plans to compete for an Indonesian Air Force contract to purchase fighter planes; it hopes to export Su-35 jets.
» Russian Arms Exporter Flexible Over Integrating Foreign Components
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Russian military equipment can be provided with western-made components, like earlier supplied to India Russian multipurpose fighter jets Su-30MKI was furnished with Israel- and French-made details upon client's request.
» France Passes Some Technology to Russia on Construction of Mistral Warships
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
According to the director of the department of military technical cooperation, France has handed over to Russia some technology in large-block assembly for the construction of Mistral-class helicopter carriers.
» A Hind-E for Pakistan: Islamabad to Purchase Russian Mi-35 Copters
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Russia and Pakistan are reportedly close to clinching a deal in Islamabad for the purchase of Russian-made Mi-35 attack helicopters.
» Pentagon: Islamic State In 'Exploratory Stage' In Afghanistan
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
The Islamic State (IS) group is in an "initial exploratory phase" and is looking for ways to expand in Afghanistan, the Pentagon has said in a report to Congress.
» USS Santa Fe Visits Singapore During Western Pacific Deployment
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) arrived in Singapore June 18 for a visit as a part of its deployment to the Western Pacific.
» Philippine, U.S. troops to hold naval drill
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
The Philippines and the United States will conduct a new round of naval drills off Palawan province in southwestern Philippines next week, military officials said on Thursday.
» NATO Secretary General joins Allied ministers to watch Spearhead Force in action
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
NATO Secretary Jens Stoltenberg along with the Deputy Prime Minister of Poland, and Defence Ministers of Germany, the Netherlands and Norway, as well as top NATO military commanders, attended the first deployment exercise of the Alliance...
» Kaliningrad, Moscow's Military Trump Card
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Russia is pouring troops and weapons - including missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads - into its western exclave of Kaliningrad at such a rate that the region is now one of Europe's most militarized places.
» Minister says Russia got no Mistral technology from France
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Russia has not received the technology for the Mistral class helicopter carriers' construction from France, Russian Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov told journalists on Thursday.
» Russia's newest fighter jet T-50 not meant for export in near future - official
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Russia's 5th generation jet T-50 will not be offered to foreign customers in the near future, the chief delegate of Russia's weapons exporter Rosoboronexport at the Le Bourget air show, Sergey Kornev, said on Thursday.
» Russia may reconfigure Yak-130 into attack jet for foreign clients - arms exporter
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Russia may re-configure its combat training plane Yakovlev-130 into a fighter-bomber for those foreign customers who may wish to have it, the chief delegate of Russia's weapons exporter Rosoboronexport, Sergey Kornev, said at the Le Bour...
» Russia's new Armata tank's crew may eventually be reduced to two - manufacturer
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
The crew of Russia's new generation main battle tank based on the Armata platform may eventually be reduced from three to two, the chief designer of the vehicle's manufacturer Uralvagonzavod, Andrei Terlikov, has said on the sidelines of...
» No specific talks underway on supply of Russian Mi-35 helicopters to Pakistan - exporter
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Russia is holding consultations with Pakistan regarding the possibility of selling Mi-35 helicopters, but no specific talks are underway at the moment, the head of the Air Force department at the Rosoboronexport weapons exporter, Sergey ...
» New rules mean ships can be used by military
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
The country has approved a set of technical guidelines that require all civilian shipbuilders to ensure that their new vessels are suitable for military use in an emergency, the China Classification Society has revealed.
» NATO Secretary General in Poland for key 'Spearhead Force' exercise
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrived in Poland on Wednesday (17 June 2015) to see Allied troops in action as they test the capabilities of NATO's new very high readiness Spearhead Force during 'Noble Jump,' its first deploymen...
» Worldwide displacement hits all-time high as war and persecution increase
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Wars, conflict and persecution have forced more people than at any other time since records began to flee their homes and seek refuge and safety elsewhere, according to a new report from the UN refugee agency.
» Peacekeeping mandate should be practical, feasible: Chinese envoy
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
The mandate of peacekeeping operations should be practical and feasible, said a Chinese envoy here on Wednesday, adding that the operations cannot and should not aim to solve every problem.
» US Official: China's Island Building 'Troubling'
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Daniel Russel said Thursday that the U.S. is troubled by China's island-building actions in the South China Sea.
» Education still on hold after year of war in Pakistan
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Hazrat Zaman fears for the future of his seventeen children who have been denied education for more than a year since Pakistan's military launched an operation against militants, forcing thousands of families to flee their homes.
» Hong Kong Legislature Vetoes Reform Plan
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Hong Kong's legislature voted down a controversial plan for electoral reform Thursday, after months of debate and mass protests over the city's democratic future.
» Khodorkovsky Says Putin Fabricated Conflict With West As Distraction
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
The Russia-Ukraine conflict has no short-term solution and is part of a fabricated conflict with the West to distract everyday Russians from corruption and incompetence, a prominent critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin has said.
» South Korea Reports 3 More MERS Deaths
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
The death toll from South Korea's MERS outbreak has risen to 23, according to officials, a day after the United Nations' health agency said incompetence had led to the spread of the virus.
» NATO goes for 'biggest' military boost since Cold War
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
The NATO secretary general says the Western military alliance is carrying out its "biggest" military reinforcement since the Cold War in what it calls an attempt to tackle the rising security threats in the region.
» UN: 'Dangerous New Era' for World's Record 60M Refugees
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
The world is facing the worst refugee crisis in modern times – and the global response has been pitifully inadequate, according to the latest annual report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Humanitarian groups...
» Taliban raids leave 11 security forces dead in Afghanistan
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Taliban militants have reportedly launched a series of coordinated attacks on government buildings in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand, killing nearly a dozen members of security forces and injuring several others, Press TV rep...
» U.S., Spain Agree to Make U.S. Crisis Force Deployment Permanent
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
U.S. and Spanish officials yesterday signed an amendment to the nations' defense agreement that will change the deployment of the U.S. crisis response force at Moron Air Base from temporary to permanent, defense officials said today.
» Allied forces practice amphibious assault in northern Poland
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Allied forces participated in an amphibious assault on a beach near Ustka in northern Poland on Wednesday (17 June 2015), as part of naval exercise BALTOPS. The mock attack, aimed at defeating enemy forces occupying the coast, was comman...
» UN warns of 'record high' 60 million displaced amid expanding global conflicts
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
The international community is experiencing a dramatic shift in the situation facing the world's refugees as a global surge in war, conflict and persecution has caused a record number of people to flee their homes in search of safety, th...
» Saudi warplanes target area in Yemeni capital
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Saudi military aircraft have launched a fresh round of airstrikes against Yemen as feuding Yemeni political parties are engaged in UN-sponsored peace talks in the Swiss city of Geneva to solve the ongoing conflict at home.
» Stateless in the Sahel
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Thousands of refugee children in western Mali are at risk of being stuck in the legal limbo of statelessness, which could mean little or no access to health care and higher education.
» Boko Haram kills 40 civilians in southern Niger
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
At least 40 civilians have been killed after Boko Haram Takfiri militants attacked two villages in southern Niger, an official says.
» FARC rebels attack oil pipeline in Colombia
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
Suspected members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, commonly known as FARC, have set off a bomb targeting an oil pipeline in the country's northern region.
» Thailand Confirms First MERS Case
18/06/15 15:00 from GlobalSecurity.org
A heart patient from Oman has been confirmed as the first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome [MERS] in Thailand.
» Syrian Kurds Surround ISIS in Tal Abyad
18/06/15 14:51 from InHomelandSecurity.com - News & Analysis of Critical Issues in Terrorism & Homeland Defense
By William Tucker Chief Correspondent for In Homeland Security The Islamic State has held territory along the shared Syria-Turkey border for some time, but since the Kurdish breakout from Ayn al Arab (Kobani) the situation has shifted. J...
» Coalition Continues Airstrikes Against ISIL in Syria, Iraq
18/06/15 14:35 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.
» More than 240 arrested, charged with $712 million in false Medicare billings. - Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
18/06/15 14:33 from fbi - Google News
Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) More than 240 arrested, charged with $712 million in false Medicare billings. Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) The arrests, which began Tuesday, were part of a ...
» Cybersecurity legislation requires consolidation - Crain's Detroit Business (blog)
18/06/15 14:21 from cybersecurity - Google News
Cybersecurity legislation requires consolidation Crain's Detroit Business (blog) In January's State of the Union address, President Barack Obama called for cyber information sharing legislation. Lawmakers must have listened, because ...
» FBI Hopes Facebook Helps Catch Fugitive 'Family Annihilator' - Patch.com
18/06/15 14:21 from fbi - Google News
Patch.com FBI Hopes Facebook Helps Catch Fugitive 'Family Annihilator' Patch.com The FBI : Seeking William Bradford Bishop Jr. Facebook page was launched in May, 13 months after the FBI put William Bradford Bishop Jr. of Bethesda...
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» FBI agents raid Texas City home - KTRK-TV
18/06/15 14:06 from fbi - Google News
KTRK-TV FBI agents raid Texas City home KTRK-TV The authorities spent the morning at a home on 19th Avenue. The FBI says they are conducting a "legal law enforcement operation" and say that there is no threat to the public. Doc...
» Hacking Government Apart - Wall Street Journal
18/06/15 13:57 from Cyberwar - Google News
Wall Street Journal Hacking Government Apart Wall Street Journal And the breadth of the population affected by the hacking continues to grow. “The OPM data file contains the records of non-military, non-intelligence executive branch empl...
» Gasoline lifts U.S. consumer prices; economy picks up speed
18/06/15 13:49 from Search Results
Gasoline lifts U.S. consumer prices; economy picks up speed Nasdaq tops dotcom high on buoyant data, Greece hopes Fed may hike just once in 2015 as Yellen strikes less certain tone Stocks rise globally on Fed, Greece hopes Bank withdrawa...
» NATO held a massive training exercise to warn Russia - Business Insider
18/06/15 13:48 from Nato Russia - Google News
Business Insider NATO held a massive training exercise to warn Russia Business Insider nato russia poland ReutersMore than five thousand air, sea and ground troops take part in a multinational NATO maritime exercise BALTOPS in the Baltic...
» CIA Still Acting Like A Domestic Surveillance Agency, Despite Instructions ... - Techdirt
18/06/15 13:39 from cia - Google News
The People's Voice CIA Still Acting Like A Domestic Surveillance Agency, Despite Instructions ... Techdirt The ACLU has received another document dump from the government as a result of its FOIA lawsuits, with this bundle dealing with th...
» Russian ambassador: If Sweden joins NATO, there will be 'consequences' - Business Insider
18/06/15 13:33 from nato - Google News
Business Insider Russian ambassador: If Sweden joins NATO , there will be 'consequences' Business Insider Russia's ambassador to Sweden has warned the country of the potential military "consequences" associated with...
» About 300 JF-17 Thunders expected to be sold in the next decade
18/06/15 13:28 from GlobalSecurity.org
In the next five to ten years, 200 to 300 JF-17 Thunders, co-developed by Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) and Pakistan's Air Force (PAF), are expected to be sold, Yang Ying, president of China National Aero-Technology Impor...
» HK's legislature vetoes motion for selecting chief executive by universal suffrage
18/06/15 13:28 from GlobalSecurity.org
China's Hong Kong Legislative Council on Thursday vetoed a motion of the proposed universal suffrage for selecting the region's next chief executive in 2017.
» Chinese military vows continued corruption fight
18/06/15 13:28 from GlobalSecurity.org
The Central Military Commission (CMC) has issued a circular pledging to continue fighting corruption in the People's Liberation Army (PLA), after it initiated prosecutions of two more senior officers.
» National Medicare Fraud Takedown Results in Charges Against 243 Individuals ... - Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
18/06/15 13:19 from fbi - Google News
National Medicare Fraud Takedown Results in Charges Against 243 Individuals ... Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) Attorney General Lynch and Secretary Burwell were joined in the announcement by FBI Director James B. ...
» Why the US Hasn't Pinned the OPM Hack on China - Defense One
18/06/15 13:19 from CyberWar - Google News
Defense One Why the US Hasn't Pinned the OPM Hack on China Defense One Banner headlines have declared it an act of cyber warfare carried out by the Chinese government. Yet, while Twitter has ... A more intriguing option is that the a...
» VIDEO: CIA's Menus of Change drives sustainability in food industry - Poughkeepsie Journal
18/06/15 13:16 from cia - Google News
Poughkeepsie Journal VIDEO: CIA's Menus of Change drives sustainability in food industry Poughkeepsie Journal The environment, health and the food industry has been the topics of conversation this week, as The Culinary Institute of A...
» One of the northbound lanes of George Washington Parkway reopens - Washington Post (blog)
18/06/15 13:13 from cia - Google News
One of the northbound lanes of George Washington Parkway reopens Washington Post (blog) The closure is from Spout Run Parkway to the exit for the CIA . Original post at 6:10 a.m.. The northbound lanes of the George Washington Memorial Pa...
» ISIL’s Online Offensive: Challenges in Countering ISIL in Cyberspace
18/06/15 13:12 from Just Security
David Fidler The US-led campaign against ISIL is going well in neither the terrestrial nor cyber realms. ISIL’s successful offensives against Ramadi in Iraq and Palmyra in Syria in late May triggered controversies that the Paris meeting ...
» Why the US Hasn't Pinned the OPM Hack on China
18/06/15 13:10 from Defense One - All Content
Getting China to stop this activity is at the top of Washington's diplomatic agenda. Stopping foreign intelligence services from spying, however, is not.
» The Inequality of War
18/06/15 13:02 from Defense One - All Content
A new report confirms that more than ever across the globe, peace begets peace and violence more violence. And without significant change,the inequality will only worsen.
» Khamenei Sacks Qassem Soleimani from Command of the Syrian War Arena
18/06/15 12:48 from DEBKAFile
The Revolutionary Guards chief Gen. Jafari convinced Khamenei that Qassem Soleimani as expert on subversion and terror was not the right general for multiple warfronts. He was vindicated by the setbacks in Syria and Iraq.
» Iranian-Yemeni Houthi Footholds on Red Sea Islands Threaten Saudis, Suez
18/06/15 12:48 from DEBKAFile
Iran has chosen to plant Houthi forces with heavy arms on island clusters capable of blocking the Red Sea and Suez Canal to shipping as well as threatening the Saudi eastern seaboard.
» Tel Abyad’s Fall with US Air Cover Is an Epic Coup against ISIS
18/06/15 12:48 from DEBKAFile
Kurdish forces with US aerial backing pulled of an epic victory against ISIS, capturing Tel Abyad a town close which is close enough to the ISIS Syrian “capital” of Raqqa to lay it to siege.
» Americans Now Give Saudi King Salman a Solid Six-to-Eight Years
18/06/15 12:48 from DEBKAFile
The Americans have stopped referring to King Salman’s “dementia” and now praise his industry, competence and initiative, predicting he will stay on the throne for six-to-eight years.
» Salman Seeks a Russian Safety Net in Case Saudi-US Collaboration Fails to Oust Assad
18/06/15 12:48 from DEBKAFile
Saudi King Salman is not sure that the US will last the course in their joint effort to topple Bashar Assad. He sent his son to Moscow with generous incentives for Putin to provide him with a safety net.
» A Digest of DEBKAfile Round-the-Clock Exclusives in Week Ending June 18, 2015
18/06/15 12:48 from DEBKAFile
A Digest of debka file Round-the-Clock Exclusives in Week Ending June 18, 2015
» American food producers see bonanza in Cuba, but steep barriers remain
18/06/15 12:47 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
Before the U.S. embargo, Cuba bought more American rice than any other country in the world. Now, most Cuban rice comes from Vietnam. Last year, Cuba imported $200 million worth of wheat — virtually all of it from Europe and Canada and n...
» New CRS report details similarities, differences among major cybersecurity ... - FierceGovernmentIT
18/06/15 12:45 from cybersecurity - Google News
New CRS report details similarities, differences among major cybersecurity ... FierceGovernmentIT Several major congressional bills, aimed at improving cybersecurity information sharing among private entities and with federal agencies ha...
» John McCain Wants to Change How the Military Buys Weapons
18/06/15 12:35 from Defense One - All Content
Two big changes could make leaders and services accountable for weapons-contract overruns.
» FBI's Plans for the Use of Rapid DNA Technology in CODIS - Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog)
18/06/15 12:24 from fbi - Google News
FBI's Plans for the Use of Rapid DNA Technology in CODIS Federal Bureau of Investigation (press release) (blog) Good morning Chairman Sensenbrenner, Ranking Member Jackson Lee, and members of the subcommittee. Thank you for the oppor...
» FBI agents bust telemarketing scheme aimed at small businesses - Las Vegas Review-Journal
18/06/15 12:20 from fbi - Google News
Las Vegas Review-Journal FBI agents bust telemarketing scheme aimed at small businesses Las Vegas Review-Journal FBI agents arrested three Las Vegas men Thursday morning in a telemarketing scheme they say defrauded small businesses of mo...
» Andy Coulson could face £750000 legal bill for phone hacking trial - The Guardian
18/06/15 12:20 from Cyberwar - Google News
The Guardian Andy Coulson could face £750000 legal bill for phone hacking trial The Guardian David Cameron's former head of communications Andy Coulson is facing a six-figure legal bill after the Crown Prosecution Service revealed it...
» What does it mean to 'win' a cyberwar? - Yahoo News
18/06/15 12:17 from cyber warfare - Google News
What does it mean to 'win' a cyberwar ? Yahoo News Despite the headlines made about cyberwar practices, said Brandon Valeriano, a senior lecturer at the University of Glasgow, the statistics show that "there's been a rem...
» Report: Blumenthal’s Benghazi Emails Withheld from Select Committee
18/06/15 12:04 from Washington Free Beacon
Emails showing Democratic operative Sid Blumenthal directing public relations efforts for Hillary Clinton in the wake of the 2012 Benghazi attacks were withheld from a select committee investigating the attacks, Politico reported on Wedn...
» Airbus edges Boeing in orders race at Paris air show
18/06/15 11:58 from News - Stripes
Airbus edges Boeing in orders race at Paris air show Europe's Airbus glided past Boeing to take top overall honors in their annual competition to sell commercial jets at the Paris Air Show. The U.S. plane maker, however, inked more deals...
» Suspect in Killing of Nine at Black U.S. Church Arrested
18/06/15 11:52 from Washington Free Beacon
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A 21-year-old white gunman accused of killing nine people at a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, was arrested on Thursday, said U.S. officials, who are investigating the attack a...
» The unbearable ease of planting false information - i24news
18/06/15 11:50 from CyberWar - Google News
i24news The unbearable ease of planting false information i24news China, Israel, Iran. Fingers are pointed at them all. International experts to meet in Israel on cyber warfare . We have yet to digest the meaning of the reports that Chin...
» White House Denies Obama Asked to Meet With Netanyahu
18/06/15 11:40 from Washington Free Beacon
The White House is denying that President Barack Obama extended an invitation to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu following the expected finalization of nuclear deal with Iran at the end of this month.
» The devastating breach of US government data highlights an illusory ... - Business Insider
18/06/15 11:38 from cybersecurity - Google News
Business Insider The devastating breach of US government data highlights an illusory ... Business Insider As progressively worse details leak out about the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) breach, baffled and outraged observers conte...
» What does it mean to 'win' a cyberwar? - Christian Science Monitor
18/06/15 11:37 from cyber warfare - Google News
What does it mean to 'win' a cyberwar ? Christian Science Monitor Even as countries build up digital defense networks and train armies of hackers, the nature of cyberconflict remains little understood. There isn't even a firm...
» Who is the alleged Charleston church shooter? - Al Jazeera America
18/06/15 11:25 from fbi - Google News
Al Jazeera America Who is the alleged Charleston church shooter? Al Jazeera America The FBI has identified the gunman in the deadly shooting at a Charleston, South Carolina, church as 21-year-old Dylann Roof. He was detained in North Car...
» Police arrest 21-year-old suspected of shooting 9 people in South Carolina - Business Insider
18/06/15 11:21 from fbi - Google News
Business Insider Police arrest 21-year-old suspected of shooting 9 people in South Carolina Business Insider Roof was identified by his uncle from a photo released by police, according to Reuters. The suspected shooter reportedly receive...
» Cybersecurity Advice From A Former White House CIO - Dark Reading
18/06/15 11:16 from cybersecurity - Google News
Cybersecurity Advice From A Former White House CIO Dark Reading Our office knew we had to appeal to the hearts and minds of the White House staff if we wanted to protect their privacy and security; if solving cybersecurity and privacy is...
» The CIA vs. Terrorism – Who's Winning the War? - Buffalo News
18/06/15 11:14 from cia - Google News
Buffalo News The CIA vs. Terrorism – Who's Winning the War? Buffalo News Michael J. Morell, the retired deputy director of the CIA , and 33-year-veteran analyst and briefer for the agency to the White House, writes a history of his c...
» EdgeWave Appoints U.S. Navy/DOD Cyber Security Expert To Lead Security ... - PR Newswire (press release)
18/06/15 11:04 from Cyberwarfare - Google News
EdgeWave Appoints U.S. Navy/DOD Cyber Security Expert To Lead Security ... PR Newswire (press release) SAN DIEGO, June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EdgeWave ® (www.edgewave.com), a San Diego-based cyber security firm, announced today the app...
» St. Louis Cardinals FBI Investigation: 'Hacking,' intellectual property, and ... - Viva El Birdos
18/06/15 11:02 from fbi - Google News
STLtoday.com St. Louis Cardinals FBI Investigation: 'Hacking,' intellectual property, and ... Viva El Birdos We'll likely know the culprit or culprits before too much longer, but I'll be shocked if any of the Cardinals to...
» 3 Defense & Cybersecurity Stocks That Could Get Some Federal Love - Investorplace.com
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Investorplace.com 3 Defense & Cybersecurity Stocks That Could Get Some Federal Love Investorplace.com However, the biggest winners from this trend might not come from the ranks of the best-known cybersecurity stocks — names like Palo...
» The Cardinals' Hacking Scandal Is Nothing Like Deflate-Gate - BostInno
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BostInno The Cardinals' Hacking Scandal Is Nothing Like Deflate-Gate BostInno It is easy to understand why Deflate-Gate led all three national newscasts when it first broke. It is an easily graspable, sensational story about arguably...
» PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF™ (HACK) Surpasses $1 Billion in AUM - MarketWatch
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ETF Trends PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF™ (HACK) Surpasses $1 Billion in AUM MarketWatch “The PureFunds ISE Cyber Security ETF's success is a strong example of how our partner firms have collaborated to create a product that can d...
» Former CIA Director Says OPM Hack 'Is Not Shame On China' - Daily Caller
18/06/15 10:29 from cia - Google News
Former CIA Director Says OPM Hack 'Is Not Shame On China' Daily Caller The former director of the NSA and the CIA doesn't blame China for hacking millions of U.S. government personnel records. At The Wall Street Journal's...

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