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» The Rabbit-Hole of ‘Relevant’
28/06/15 00:00 from NYT > Federal Bureau of Investigation
For years, the N.S.A.’s data grab has hinged on a reading of the word that encompasses every aspect of our lives.
» ISIS Carries Out Deadly Attacks on Syrian Border Town of Kobani
26/06/15 00:00 from NYT > Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)
Twelve people were killed and 70 were wounded in a car bombing and other attacks by the militants, hospital officials said.
» ISIS Attacks Two Border Towns in Northern Syria
26/06/15 00:00 from NYT > Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)
Islamic State militants set off car bombs in Kobani, where they had been driven out before by Kurdish guerrillas, and attacked the government-held city of Hasaka.
» Kings Salman & Abdullah Plan to Redraw the Mid East Map to Contain and Shrink ISIS
25/06/15 14:28 from DEBKAFile
The Saudi and Jordanian kings are moving forward on a scheme to bring the Sunnis of Iraqi Anbar and southern Syria under the Jordanian Crown and build an anti-ISIS barrier for Saudi Arabia.
» Riyadh Turns to Moscow, Far East to Attain Self-Controlled Nuclear Fuel Cycle & Military Self-Sufficiency
25/06/15 14:28 from DEBKAFile
Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s deal with Putin aimed at providing Saudi Arabia with a self-controlled nuclear weapons program and self-sufficiency in weapons.
» Khamenei’s Last-Minute Red Lines: A Blocking Tactic or a Hard Bargain?
25/06/15 14:28 from DEBKAFile
Supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei is keeping all parties, including his own capital, on tenterhooks until the last minute before June 30. Will the nuclear deal get signed? And if it is, how much will it cost?
» Israeli Diplomacy with Abbas Iced over, but Thrives with Hamas
25/06/15 14:28 from DEBKAFile
The French foreign minister mistimed his peace move because Mahmoud Abbas is consumed with the threat to his position staged by his rival Mohammed Dahlan’s potential comeback. Hamas in contrast is actively interested in a five-year...
» A Digest of DEBKAfile Round-the-Clock Exclusives in Week Ending June 25, 2015
25/06/15 14:28 from DEBKAFile
A Digest of debka file Round-the-Clock Exclusives in Week Ending June 25, 2015
» FBI investigates Loveland lead as Colorado shooting task force receives ... - The Denver Post
25/06/15 13:50 from fbi - Google News
FBI investigates Loveland lead as Colorado shooting task force receives ... The Denver Post Moore said Thursday that FBI agents are in Loveland investigating a lead in the June 3 shootings. The Loveland Reporter-Herald reports agents clo...
» A Former CIA Official Apologizes to 'Every American' For Iraq Intelligence ... - VICE News
25/06/15 13:42 from cia - Google News
VICE News A Former CIA Official Apologizes to 'Every American' For Iraq Intelligence ... VICE News An intelligence assessment drafted by the CIA months prior to the March 2003 US invasion of Iraq asserting that Saddam Hussein har...
» US Refuses to Give Guarantees to Russia on Missile Defenses in Europe - Sputnik International
25/06/15 13:27 from missile defense - Google News
International Business Times US Refuses to Give Guarantees to Russia on Missile Defenses in Europe Sputnik International Rose stressed the 2010 Ballistic Missile Defense Review makes it clear that US missile defense systems are neither d...
» Why Cyber War Is Dangerous for Democracies - Nextgov
25/06/15 13:24 from cyber warfare - Google News
Nextgov Why Cyber War Is Dangerous for Democracies Nextgov This month, two years after his massive leak of NSA documents detailing U.S. surveillance programs, Edward Snowden published an op-ed in The New York Times celebrating his accomp...
» Univision President Likens Donald Trump to Murderer Dylann Roof
25/06/15 13:10 from Washington Free Beacon
Just days before Univision announced that it would be hosting a Republican debate, one of its top executives likened a Republican candidate to racist mass murderer Dylann Roof.
» NATO To Reassess Nuclear Policy Amid Tensions With Russia - ValueWalk
25/06/15 13:10 from nato - Google News
ValueWalk NATO To Reassess Nuclear Policy Amid Tensions With Russia ValueWalk According to sources at the organization, NATO is set to reconsider its nuclear weapons strategy. Concerns over the use of nuclear weapons by Russia mean that ...
» US Without Plans to Deploy Ballistic Missile Defense Ships in Black Sea - Sputnik International
25/06/15 13:01 from missile defense - Google News
US Without Plans to Deploy Ballistic Missile Defense Ships in Black Sea Sputnik International The Aegis system is the command and control as well as weapons control component of ballistic missile defense . The system identifies and track...
» Has the CIA Asked the FISC to Restart Its Bulk Collection Program?
25/06/15 12:55 from Just Security
Patrick C. Toomey There’s a curious gap in the documents currently posted on the FISC’s public docket — one that suggests the NSA call records program isn’t the only type of bulk collection the government has asked the FISC to reauthoriz...
» Russia Needs To Strengthen Its Military To Fend Off NATO Threats: Putin - ValueWalk
25/06/15 12:48 from Nato Russia - Google News
ValueWalk Russia Needs To Strengthen Its Military To Fend Off NATO Threats: Putin ValueWalk Russia continues its rhetoric on the need for a stronger military. Speaking at the Kremlin meeting on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin ...
» US partners with Estonia on cybersecurity, digital services - FierceGovernmentIT
25/06/15 12:36 from CyberWar - Google News
US partners with Estonia on cybersecurity , digital services FierceGovernmentIT "Our commitment to the [NATO Very High Readiness Joint Task Force], our European activity set, our cyber cooperation, the minister referenced work toget...
» Growth Hacking Even for Businesses That 'Don't Want' to Grow - Entrepreneur
25/06/15 12:30 from Cyberwar - Google News
Entrepreneur Growth Hacking Even for Businesses That 'Don't Want' to Grow Entrepreneur However, there is a whole subset of the economy that isn't even remotely interested in growth hacking and is in fact trying to do just...
» NATO plans follow-up Afghan presence after Resolute Support - SunHerald.com
25/06/15 12:28 from nato - Google News
NATO plans follow-up Afghan presence after Resolute Support SunHerald.com BRUSSELS — NATO defense ministers are reassuring Afghanistan's government that it can count on the alliance's continued help after its military training an...
» FBI Rounding Up Islamic State Suspects - Bloomberg View
25/06/15 12:22 from fbi - Google News
Bloomberg View FBI Rounding Up Islamic State Suspects Bloomberg View They say the FBI has shifted its approach toward arrests rather than keeping suspects under surveillance, and is also targeting individuals thought to be planning attac...
» Robust U.S. consumer spending buoys economic growth outlook
25/06/15 12:12 from Search Results
Robust U.S. consumer spending buoys economic growth outlook No deal for Greece, creditors; top-level talks resume Saturday Wall Street up as health stocks rally on Obamacare ruling U.S. services sector growth slows in June: Markit U.S. o...
» Startup Tanium to Start Selling Security Software to Investigate Hacking Attacks - Re/code
25/06/15 12:09 from Cyberwar - Google News
Re/code Startup Tanium to Start Selling Security Software to Investigate Hacking Attacks Re/code Announcing the first of what it says will be many extensions of its business software, startup Tanium today said it will expand into the bus...
» Could Astros sue Cards over hacking allegations? - STLtoday.com
25/06/15 11:53 from Cyberwar - Google News
Chron.com (blog) Could Astros sue Cards over hacking allegations? STLtoday.com MIAMI • The unwinding of the federal investigation into allegations that members of the Cardinals front office gained unapproved access to Houston's baseb...
» PFP Cybersecurity Named a 2015 Gartner "Cool Vendor" in Managing OT in a ... - PR Newswire (press release)
25/06/15 11:48 from cybersecurity - Google News
PFP Cybersecurity Named a 2015 Gartner "Cool Vendor" in Managing OT in a ... PR Newswire (press release) VIENNA, Va., June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- PFP Cybersecurity , a unique provider of anomaly-based cyber security threat de...
» ​'We always knew missile defense shield was against Russia & China' – top ... - RT
25/06/15 11:46 from missile defense - Google News
RT ​'We always knew missile defense shield was against Russia & China' – top ... RT “Washington insisted that the missile defense shield was a deterrent to Iran, but now the world powers are negotiating with Iran, so logicall...
» Inside the Ring: Katherine Archuleta, OPM Director, Faces Senators as Hack Damage Worsens
25/06/15 11:39 from Washington Free Beacon
Investigators conducting the probe into the Chinese cyberattack against Office of Personnel Management computer networks say the damage is far worse than Obama administration political appointees have let on.
» Despite NATO propaganda, Russia not planning to invade Baltic States - RT (blog)
25/06/15 11:38 from Nato Russia - Google News
RT (blog) Despite NATO propaganda, Russia not planning to invade Baltic States RT (blog) Despite the relish with which lazy Western journalism and a highly-organized NATO "information campaign" lambasts “Putin's Russia ” as...
» Why Cyber War Is Dangerous for Democracies - Yahoo News UK
25/06/15 11:34 from cyber warfare - Google News
Yahoo News UK Why Cyber War Is Dangerous for Democracies Yahoo News UK This month, two years after his massive leak of NSA documents detailing U.S. surveillance programs, Edward Snowden published an op-ed in The New York Times celebratin...
» FBI says crypto ransomware has raked in >$18 million for cybercriminals - Ars Technica
25/06/15 11:29 from fbi - Google News
USA TODAY FBI says crypto ransomware has raked in >$18 million for cybercriminals Ars Technica The FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has issued an alert warning businesses and individuals about the continued spread of cr...
» Privacy under threat in Hong Kong
25/06/15 11:23 from openDemocracy
23,946 warrantless metadata requests raise privacy concerns for Hong Kong’s online activists. The loss of online privacy is not a price we want to pay. Million Mask March in Hong Kong, 2014. Demotix/Gonzales Photo. All Rights Reserved. H...
» NATO warns of ceasefire violations in Ukraine - Politico
25/06/15 11:17 from nato - Google News
Politico NATO warns of ceasefire violations in Ukraine Politico Russia is continuing to support armed separatists in eastern Ukraine who are endangering the fragile ceasefire with Ukrainian government forces, NATO's Secretary General...
» US claims progress with China over cybersecurity concerns - CNET
25/06/15 11:16 from cybersecurity - Google News
CNET US claims progress with China over cybersecurity concerns CNET No specific details were revealed, but President Obama said he "urged China to take concrete steps to lower tensions" in cyberspace, while Chinese State Counci...
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» Russia's New Tank Can Resist All NATO's Weapons - ValueWalk
25/06/15 11:01 from Nato Russia - Google News
Russia's New Tank Can Resist All NATO's Weapons ValueWalk The T-14 Armata will also feature an advanced version of explosive reactive armor (ERA), which is able to withstand all commonly used NATO's anti-tank missiles, accord...
» Exclusive: Chinese Cyber-Thieves Hack FBI in Dangerous Breach - Newsweek
25/06/15 10:49 from fbi - Google News
Newsweek Exclusive: Chinese Cyber-Thieves Hack FBI in Dangerous Breach Newsweek The FBI , along with the Department of Homeland Security, is not only responsible for investigating the massive breach of federal Office of Personnel Managem...
» Exclusive: Chinese Cyberthieves Hack FBI in Dangerous Breach - Newsweek
25/06/15 10:49 from fbi - Google News
Newsweek Exclusive: Chinese Cyberthieves Hack FBI in Dangerous Breach Newsweek The FBI , along with the Department of Homeland Security, is not only responsible for investigating the massive breach of federal Office of Personnel Manageme...
» Waterboarding for nothing? Torture report slams CIA - HLNtv.com
25/06/15 10:47 from cia - Google News
HLNtv.com Waterboarding for nothing? Torture report slams CIA HLNtv.com A sweeping condemnation of the CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program against terrorism suspects was released December 9 by the Senate Intelligence Committee,...
» The sell offs George Osborne doesn't want you to know about
25/06/15 10:46 from openDemocracy
The Royal Mint, Met Office and Ordnance Survey may soon be up for grabs by private companies. Once they're gone, we'll never get them back.  The ten public assets George Osborne plans to sell. I've never enjoyed handing out lea...
» Israeli air force jets scramble against a Hamas drone from Gaza
25/06/15 10:43 from DEBKAFile
Israeli air force jets scrambled Thursday when a Hamas unmanned aerial vehicle of some sort entered Israeli air space from the Gaza Strip. The UAV was sot down over the border fence on the Israeli side.  
» The FBI Didn't Buy the Baltimore Cops' Conspiracy Theory - Reason (blog)
25/06/15 10:40 from fbi - Google News
Reason (blog) The FBI Didn't Buy the Baltimore Cops' Conspiracy Theory Reason (blog) News of this alleged entente moved quickly through the media, but no further evidence for the plot emerged. Indeed, during the actual riot the g...
» OPM, Reeling From Federal Data Hacks, Will Hire Cybersecurity Advisor - NBCNews.com
25/06/15 10:32 from cybersecurity - Google News
OPM, Reeling From Federal Data Hacks, Will Hire Cybersecurity Advisor NBCNews.com First, Archuleta will hire a new cybersecurity advisor who will report directly to her. This person, whom she expects will be at the agency by August 1, wi...
» De las plazas al poder en cuatro años y diez días
25/06/15 10:32 from openDemocracy
Los activistas han conseguido transformar con gran eficacia la política española durante los años de la crisis. Tras las elecciones locales del 24M, vemos cómo las consecuencias del movimiento 15M están emergiendo todavía. Ada Colau take...
» Supreme Court upholds nationwide health care law subsidies in
25/06/15 10:27 from News - Stripes
Supreme Court upholds nationwide health care law subsidies in 6-3 ruling The justices said in a 6-3 ruling that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, under ...
» The Education Impact on Broadening Intelligence Career Options
25/06/15 10:21 from InHomelandSecurity.com - News & Analysis of Critical Issues in Terrorism & Homeland Defense
By Dr. Nicole Drumhiller Program Director, Intelligence Studies at American Military University In my day-to-day work, I’m often asked questions like: What research paper topics are important to the intelligence community? What classes s...
» Supreme Court Upholds Key Obamacare Insurance Subsidies
25/06/15 10:19 from Washington Free Beacon
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide availability of tax subsidies that are crucial to the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, handing a major victory to the pre...
» ISIS recovers from Syrian Kurdish assaults, attacks Kobani
25/06/15 10:03 from DEBKAFile
The Islamic State Thursday stalled the Syrian Kurdish YPG’s advance 50 km short of the ISIS capital of Raqqa and launched two counter-offensives to reverse a series of Kurdish successes: DEBKAfile: A large Islamist force disguised ...
» Insight Venture invests $84 million in Israeli cyber security firm Checkmarx - Haaretz
25/06/15 09:47 from Cyberwarfare - Google News
Haaretz Insight Venture invests $84 million in Israeli cyber security firm Checkmarx Haaretz REUTERS - Israeli cyber security company Checkmarx has raised $84 million in funding from New York-based venture capital firm Insight Venture Pa...
» Risky Business: Cybersecurity And Supply Chain Management - Forbes
25/06/15 09:47 from Cyberwarfare - Google News
Risky Business: Cybersecurity And Supply Chain Management Forbes With that in mind, last week's news that 600 million Samsung Galaxy phones were discovered to have a major security flaw is more than a bit unsettling. According to the...
» Human Shields and the DOD Law of War Manual: Can’t We Improve the Debate?
25/06/15 09:43 from Just Security
Charles J. Dunlap, Jr. In a recent post, Prof. Adil Ahmad Haque attacked the new Defense Department Law of War Manual ’s position on proportionality and human shields. Evidently, Haque thinks that the manual says that the US military “ma...
» FBI FILES: Valerie Jarrett's Family Was A Bunch Of Communists - Daily Caller
25/06/15 09:41 from fbi - Google News
Investor's Business Daily FBI FILES: Valerie Jarrett's Family Was A Bunch Of Communists Daily Caller Valerie Jarrett's father, maternal grandfather and father-in-law were dedicated communists under prolonged investigation by the ...
» Five former Obama advisers on Iran warn nuclear deal falls short
25/06/15 09:22 from DEBKAFile
Five former senior Iran advisers to President Obama have written an open letter expressing concern that the nuclear accord pending “may fall short of meeting the administration’s own standard of a ‘good’ agreement...
» Ex-CIA Head Hayden 'Stunned' by John Kerry's Caving on Iran Nukes - NewsBusters (blog)
25/06/15 09:18 from cia - Google News
NewsBusters (blog) Ex- CIA Head Hayden 'Stunned' by John Kerry's Caving on Iran Nukes NewsBusters (blog) Working title for John Kerry's memoirs: The Art of the Disastrous Deal . . . On today's Morning Joe, former CIA ...
» Breach Defense Playbook: Cybersecurity Governance - Dark Reading
25/06/15 09:16 from cybersecurity - Google News
Breach Defense Playbook: Cybersecurity Governance Dark Reading A fundamental shift in thinking is underway within the risk management and cybersecurity fields. A convergence is happening in that cybersecurity cannot be relegated to the I...
» Digital Age Inequality in Latin America
25/06/15 08:42 from openDemocracy
Many experts consider that the Internet is capable of transforming our societies into more equal, inclusive and participatory democracies. However, what we see in practice is that the distribution of power, infrastructure and cultural re...
» Ex-CIA Head Hayden 'Stunned' by Kerry's Caves on Iran Nukes - NewsBusters (blog)
25/06/15 08:32 from cia - Google News
NewsBusters (blog) Ex- CIA Head Hayden 'Stunned' by Kerry's Caves on Iran Nukes NewsBusters (blog) Working title for John Kerry's memoirs: The Art of the Disastrous Deal . . . On today's Morning Joe, former CIA Direct...
» NATO warns of risk of return to heavy fighting in Ukraine - Reuters
25/06/15 08:31 from nato - Google News
Reuters NATO warns of risk of return to heavy fighting in Ukraine Reuters BRUSSELS NATO's head warned on Thursday of a risk of a return to heavy fighting in Ukraine but said it would be unwise to declare a ceasefire agreement dead, d...
» Putin not done in eastern Ukraine, NATO's top general says - Reuters
25/06/15 08:31 from nato - Google News
Yahoo News Putin not done in eastern Ukraine, NATO's top general says Reuters BRUSSELS Russian President Vladimir Putin is not done in eastern Ukraine, NATO's top commander said on Thursday, cautioning that Russia has been buildi...
» La desigualdad en la era digital en Latinoamérica
25/06/15 08:25 from openDemocracy
Muchos expertos le atribuyen a internet la capacidad de transformar nuestras sociedades en democracias más igualitarias, inclusivas y participativas. Sin embargo, lo que observamos en la práctica es que la distribución de recursos de pod...
» Creditors set bailout ultimatum for defiant Greeks: source
25/06/15 08:05 from Search Results
Creditors set bailout ultimatum for defiant Greeks: source U.S. futures higher ahead of data release European stocks rebound as Greece's creditors table own proposal Exclusive: ECB holds Athens lifeline unchanged as Bundesbank protests I...
» News Roundup and Notes: June 25, 2015
25/06/15 08:00 from Just Security
Ruchi Parekh Before the start of business,  Just Security  provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news. IRAQ and SYRIA Islamic State militants carried out simultaneous assaults in S...
» NATO Defence Ministers express strong support for Ukraine
25/06/15 08:00 from NATO Latest News
Allied Defence Ministers reaffirmed their unwavering support for Ukraine in a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission on Thursday (25 June 2015). In their talks with Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak, the ministers discussed the security s...
» NATO Secretary General meeting attending the European Council
25/06/15 08:00 from NATO Latest News
NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will participate in a session of the European Council on Friday, 26 June 2015 to discuss the changed security environment and NATO-EU cooperation.
» NATO Defence Ministerial Statement
25/06/15 08:00 from NATO Latest News
NATO Defence Ministers on Thursday (25 June 2015) issued a statement after their two-day ministerial which focused on the implementation of the Readiness Action Plan and other key issues including NATO-Ukraine relations, the Alliance’s e...
» NATO Defence Ministers confirm enduring support for Afghanistan
25/06/15 08:00 from NATO Latest News
NATO Defence Ministers confirmed enduring support for Afghanistan in a ministerial meeting of Resolute Support nations on Thursday (25 June 2015). Meeting with Afghan Acting Minister of Defence Masoom Stanezkai, the ministers reviewed th...
» NATO Secretary General attending the European Council
25/06/15 08:00 from NATO Latest News
NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will participate in a session of the European Council on Friday, 26 June 2015 to discuss the changed security environment and NATO-EU cooperation.
» 60th Anniversary of the Accession of Germany to NATO
25/06/15 08:00 from NATO Latest News
On 3 June 2015, the NATO Archives celebrated the 60th anniversary of Germany’s accession to the North Atlantic Treaty with an exhibition at NATO HQ that showcased a unique collection of archival documents, photos and film footage related...
» Russia and NATO Enter Indefinite Military Standoff - Wall Street Journal
25/06/15 07:45 from Nato Russia - Google News
Wall Street Journal Russia and NATO Enter Indefinite Military Standoff Wall Street Journal Defense ministers from NATO countries are solidifying their military response to Russia . How provocative has the tit-for-tat become? WSJ's Ja...
» Fermenting unnecessary alarmism (or why the scenarios of a “civil war” in Greece are unfounded)
25/06/15 07:42 from openDemocracy
Claims that the situation in Greece may escalate into a 'civil war' misunderstand the nature of modern Greek society. A pro euro rally held in front of the Greek parliament, June 2015. Demotix/Nicolas Koutsokostas. All rights reserved. T...
» Nato to review nuclear weapon policy as attitude to Russia hardens - The Guardian
25/06/15 07:21 from Nato Russia - Google News
The Guardian Nato to review nuclear weapon policy as attitude to Russia hardens The Guardian Expressing concern over President Vladimir Putin's announcement last week that Russia was to buy 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles,...
» Statement by NATO Defence Ministers - NATO HQ (press release)
25/06/15 07:13 from nato - Google News
Statement by NATO Defence Ministers NATO HQ (press release) We, the Allied Defence Ministers, met yesterday and today, halfway between the NATO Summits in Wales in 2014 and Warsaw in 2016, to review the implementation of key decisions ta...
» Reading Russia is never easy 
25/06/15 06:59 from openDemocracy
While there are Putinversteher to be found everywhere in Europe there seem to be no Europaversteher in Russia. Where does this lack of understanding come from?   Reading Russia is never easy. Chatham House recently produced a report...
» Why media companies are the next targets for cyber attacks - Gulf Business News
25/06/15 06:33 from CyberWar - Google News
Gulf Business News Why media companies are the next targets for cyber attacks Gulf Business News For many the words 'cyber attack' conjures thoughts of digital warfare and nation state attacks. In such instances media companies m...
» Russia Developing Electronic System Capable Of Disabling Cruise Missile ... - International Business Times
25/06/15 06:30 from missile defense - Google News
International Business Times Russia Developing Electronic System Capable Of Disabling Cruise Missile ... International Business Times Earlier this month, the Russian military test-fired a short-range anti-missile system, which successful...
» Common cybersecurity myths debunked - CSO Online
25/06/15 06:25 from cybersecurity - Google News
CSO Online Common cybersecurity myths debunked CSO Online One of the greatest challenges for organizations attempting to address cybersecurity risks is the number of fundamental security myths that cause organizations to incorrectly asse...
» Veterans training program expands
25/06/15 06:23 from News - Stripes
Veterans training program expands Soldier Albert Cruz doesn’t leave the U.S. Army until October, but he’s already preparing for the next phase of his life. Vietnam vet finally ready to open up about experiences More than 40 years have pa...
» Five Boston-area cybersecurity firms received $68M in total funding so far in June - Boston Business Journal (blog)
25/06/15 06:14 from cybersecurity - Google News
Boston Business Journal (blog) Five Boston-area cybersecurity firms received $68M in total funding so far in June Boston Business Journal (blog) There are dozens of businesses in the Bay State that specialize in cybersecurity — including...
» FBI Agent Swaps Chasing Terrorists for Teaching Kids - Newsweek
25/06/15 05:34 from fbi - Google News
Newsweek FBI Agent Swaps Chasing Terrorists for Teaching Kids Newsweek No joke: Blair, a decorated 22-year FBI veteran, insists he gets more exhilaration from teaching children, especially the foreign-born that are his specialty, than he...
» CIA-funded spy data safe Palantir doubles in value in 18 months - The Register
25/06/15 05:30 from cia - Google News
The Register CIA -funded spy data safe Palantir doubles in value in 18 months The Register CIA -backed Big Data analytics outfit Palantir is about to embark on a fundraising round that will value the biz at $20bn (£13bn), according to re...
» Los correos de Blesa: el fin de una era
25/06/15 05:18 from openDemocracy
España, Diciembre 2013: se filtran alrededor de 800 e-mails enviados desde cuentas oficiales de Caja Madrid entre el 2000 y el 2009, relativos a las actuaciones de su anterior presidente, Miguel Blesa, que han llevado ante los tribunales...
» NATO Defence Ministers express strong support for Ukraine - NATO HQ (press release)
25/06/15 05:07 from nato - Google News
NATO HQ (press release) NATO Defence Ministers express strong support for Ukraine NATO HQ (press release) Allied Defence Ministers reaffirmed their unwavering support for Ukraine in a meeting of the NATO -Ukraine Commission on Thursday (...
» Russia Tested Hypersonic Glide Vehicle in February
25/06/15 05:01 from Washington Free Beacon
Moscow is developing a new, ultra-high speed strategic attack vehicle similar to China’s hypersonic weapon, according to military analysts.
» Russia Tested Hypersonic Glide Vehicle in February - Washington Free Beacon
25/06/15 05:01 from missile defense - Google News
Washington Free Beacon Russia Tested Hypersonic Glide Vehicle in February Washington Free Beacon Jane's concludes that Russia over the past five years has stepped up the secret program as part of efforts to defeat U.S. missile defens...
» How Lindsey Graham Would Defeat the Islamic State
25/06/15 05:01 from Washington Free Beacon
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Lindsey Graham (S.C.) laid out a detailed plan for defeating the Islamic State terrorist group in an interview Wednesday with the Washington Free Beacon, offering a frank assessment of the necessity...
» SSA Paid the Dead $46.8 Million
25/06/15 05:00 from Washington Free Beacon
The Social Security Administration (SSA) paid individuals acting as representatives for disabled beneficiaries nearly $50 million even though they were dead.
» Cyber Commander: OPM Hack Highlights Data Theft Danger
25/06/15 05:00 from Washington Free Beacon
The massive data breach at the Office of Personnel Management that compromised personal records of tens of millions federal workers highlights the danger of cyber attacks, the commander of the U.S. Cyber Command said Wednesday. Adm. Mike...
» Lindsey Graham Criticizes Hillary Clinton on Equal Pay
25/06/15 05:00 from Washington Free Beacon
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) criticized Hillary Clinton’s support for equal pay laws as little more than a handout to the trial lawyer lobby.
» Israel to Continue Providing Medical Assistance to Wounded Syrians Despite Lynching by Mob
25/06/15 05:00 from Washington Free Beacon
JERUSALEM—Despite the lynching in the Golan Heights of a wounded Syrian rebel by a mob that dragged him out of a military ambulance, Israel will continue to provide medical care to wounded Syrians brought to the Golan border, Defense Min...
» US joins NATO on military upgrades - Northwest Arkansas News
25/06/15 04:54 from nato - Google News
Northwest Arkansas News US joins NATO on military upgrades Northwest Arkansas News Meeting at NATO headquarters in Brussels, U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and counterparts from Canada and NATO's European member nations ordered...
» Blesa's e-mails: the end of an era
25/06/15 04:00 from openDemocracy
Spain, December 2013: 8,000 leaked e-mails sent from Caja Madrid corporate accounts, regarding the actions of former president, Miguel Blesa, have led to over 100 bankers and politicians facing trial. This is the inside story of Blesa’s ...
» Greeks defiant as clock ticks down in debt talks
25/06/15 03:56 from Search Results
Greeks defiant as clock ticks down in debt talks Asian shares edge down as markets monitor Greece Crude prices steady, U.S. gasoline stocks data disappoints Banks slash payments to index funds for Russell rebalance South Korea draws up $...
» No Patch For Incompetence: Our Cybersecurity Problem Has Nothing to Do With ... - War on the Rocks
25/06/15 03:51 from cybersecurity - Google News
War on the Rocks No Patch For Incompetence: Our Cybersecurity Problem Has Nothing to Do With ... War on the Rocks It is time to dispense with the smoke and mirrors surrounding the discussion of cybersecurity . For too long, we have persi...
» Cold War without the fun - Rutland Herald
25/06/15 03:10 from anti-Americanism - Google News
The Guardian Cold War without the fun Rutland Herald Let's see, America is prepositioning battle tanks with our East European NATO allies to counterbalance Russia; U.S. and Russian military planes recently flew within 10 feet of each...
» Hacker hunt deepens amidst US-China cyberwar - Rappler
25/06/15 02:38 from cyber warfare - Google News
Rappler Hacker hunt deepens amidst US-China cyberwar Rappler Hacker hunt deepens amidst US-China cyberwar . A team from cybersecurity firm RSA, led by Jared Myers, is fighting back against attacks from the group known as Deep Panda or Sh...
» Wounded warriors tend to ailing coral reefs off Florida coast
25/06/15 02:06 from News - Stripes
Wounded warriors tend to ailing coral reefs off Florida coast An expedition to replant endangered staghorn coral off a Florida beach is part of a new program aimed at drawing attention to the region’s ailing reefs by providing new careta...
» Analysis: French are upset, but not surprised, by news of US spying
25/06/15 01:35 from intelNews.org
Nobody in Paris or Washington thinks that Mr. Hollande, or indeed any other senior French official, was shocked or even surprised by the revelations of American espionage against France. Hence the muted response from Paris. However, the ...
» Carter: NATO must bolster cyberdefense - Lake Placid News
25/06/15 01:26 from CyberWar - Google News
The Hindu Carter: NATO must bolster cyberdefense Lake Placid News Cybersecurity , however, is a thorny issue for NATO — both for individual members and for the alliance as a whole. And it's widely accepted as being more difficult tha...
» Warrior Games Athlete Shares Love of Archery With Family
25/06/15 01:00 from American Forces Press Service News Feed
For retired Army Staff Sgt. Billy Meeks, earning the silver medal in individual recurve archery and the gold medal in team recurve archery at the 2015 DoD Warrior Games was special, because his wife and son were in the stands.
» Carter Meets With Ukraine's Defense Minister
25/06/15 01:00 from American Forces Press Service News Feed
Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with Ukraine Defense Minister Colonel-General Stepan Poltorak at the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels, according to a Defense Department news release.
» Carter, Norwegian Defense Minister Discuss Security Issues
25/06/15 01:00 from American Forces Press Service News Feed
Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with Norwegian Minister of Defense Ine Eriksen Søreide at the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels to discuss the U.S.-Norway defense partnership, according to a DoD news release.
» Marine Follows Grandfather Into Long-Distance Running
25/06/15 01:00 from American Forces Press Service News Feed
Marine Corps Reserve Staff Sgt. Richard Delarosa-Buglewicz earned a silver medal in the men's open 800-meter finals June 23 and plans to compete in swimming June 27 and to run the 1,500 June 28 in the 2015 DoD Warrior Games at Marine Cor...
» CAC Change Aids Visually Color Impaired Security Officers
25/06/15 01:00 from American Forces Press Service News Feed
The Defense Department's common access card is undergoing modification to make it easier for visually color-impaired security officials to identify bearers who are military, government or contractor civilians, or foreign nationals, a Def...
» Marksmanship on Display at DoD Warrior Games
25/06/15 01:00 from American Forces Press Service News Feed
Competition at the 2015 Defense Department Warrior Games will feature shooting, long the foundation of success in battle.
» Britain's information-light war
25/06/15 00:58 from openDemocracy
The UK's military focus is shifting to remote-control warfare using armed drones. But it is happening behind a wall of secrecy.  In a little-noticed response to an information request earlier in 2015, the United Kingdom's ministry o...
» Facebook nabs Yahoo's chief information security officer - CNET
25/06/15 00:46 from Cyberwar - Google News
CNET Facebook nabs Yahoo's chief information security officer CNET Yahoo's cybersecurity chief has jumped ship to Facebook after a little more than a year as the web company's security chief. Alex Stamos, who was appointed Ya...
» US, China Vow to Narrow Differences on Sensitive Issues
25/06/15 00:39 from GlobalSecurity.org
The United States and China on Wednesday capped talks in Washington with promises to expand work on a range of key regional and global issues and to narrow differences on sensitive matters such as cyber security, China's claim on a dispu...
» Burundi VP Blasts President's Bid for Third Term as 'Illegal'
25/06/15 00:39 from GlobalSecurity.org
Burundi's second vice president has fled the country and denounced President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid to extend his stay in power.
» Inherent Resolve Airstrikes Continue in Syria, Iraq
25/06/15 00:39 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.
» Carter Discusses Baltic Sea Exercise, Praises U.S. Troops
25/06/15 00:39 from GlobalSecurity.org
The annual Baltic Operations exercise demonstrates the United States' commitment to defend the alliance in light of recent Russian actions in Crimea and eastern Ukraine, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told service members aboard the USS Sa...
» U.S. Marines KC-130J Hercules Provide the Power for Northern Edge 2015
25/06/15 00:39 from GlobalSecurity.org
High above the Gulf of Alaska and Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex (JPARC), dozens of fighter jets engage in lengthy and complex joint combat missions for Northern Edge 2015.
» DoD News: Contracts for June 24, 2015
25/06/15 00:39 from GlobalSecurity.org
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» UN deputy chief asks stakeholders to consider assessed contribution for peacebuilding
25/06/15 00:39 from GlobalSecurity.org
The United Nations Peacebuilding Fund is "something positive which works, in a troubled, turbulent and turmoil-driven world," Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson said today, while asking its stakeholders to consider devoting a small am...
» Yemen: UN envoy optimistic for humanitarian truce amid 'constructive political engagement'
25/06/15 00:39 from GlobalSecurity.org
Yemeni stakeholders remain on the path towards reviving a much-needed political transition despite the country's ongoing hostilities, the United Nations Special Envoy for the Gulf state, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, said today as he urged a...
» At Security Council, UN political chief warns of precarious situation in Middle East
25/06/15 00:39 from GlobalSecurity.org
During the past month, the security situation in the Middle East remained tense, the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, today reported to the Security Council.
» Iran Ratifies Ban on Access to Military Sites, Scientists
25/06/15 00:39 from GlobalSecurity.org
Iran's constitutional watchdog has ratified legislation that requires the government to protect the country's nuclear rights, as Iran and six world powers approach a deadline for reaching a comprehensive nuclear deal.
» UN envoy on Ebola travels to Guinea Bissau after new cases reported in bordering Guinea
25/06/15 00:39 from GlobalSecurity.org
The United Nations envoy for Ebola response has begun a visit to take stock of prevention and preparedness efforts in Guinea Bissau, which remains at high risk given its proximity to Guinea where new cases of the virus were reported in a...
» Military wants public's feedback on missile defense system - KUAM.com
25/06/15 00:24 from missile defense - Google News
Military wants public's feedback on missile defense system KUAM.com It's been operating on a temporary mission since it was deployed on Guam over two years ago after threats from North Korea, and now the US Army wants your feedba...
» Perry on Nuclear Negotiations With Iran: Obama Has Conceded Over and Over Again In ‘Reckless Pursuit of Any Agreement’
25/06/15 00:17 from Washington Free Beacon
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry issued a statement Wednesday encouraging President Obama to abandon nuclear negotiations with Iran for fear that a deal could start a Middle East arms race.
» CIA director talks of spying on House members, June 25, 1975 - Politico
25/06/15 00:12 from cia - Google News
CIA director talks of spying on House members, June 25, 1975 Politico Colby's tenure as CIA director, which lasted 30 months, came amid several parallel congressional investigations into alleged U.S. intelligence malfeasance over the...
» NATO approves military upgrades to aid members - The Herald-News
25/06/15 00:07 from nato - Google News
NATO approves military upgrades to aid members The Herald-News BRUSSELS – Rejecting charges of engaging in a Cold War-style arms race with Russia, the U.S. and its NATO allies approved military upgrades Wednesday that should help them co...
» ISIS Appears to Destroy 2 Palmyra Tombs, Flaunting Wreckage in Photos
25/06/15 00:00 from NYT > Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)
The tombs, one of a Shiite saint and another a Sufi scholar, were the first in the Syrian city that Islamic State fighters claimed to have destroyed.
» In Hostage-Terrorist Policy Shift, Obama Admits Failures
25/06/15 00:00 from NYT > Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)
The president said the United States’ policy to not pay ransoms did not mean that officials could not communicate with abductors or help in other ways to free American hostages.
» Shades of white: gender, race, and slavery in the Caribbean
25/06/15 00:00 from openDemocracy
Both whiteness and blackness were stratified along gendered lines in the colonial-era Caribbean. Many of the norms this engendered persist today. Linen Market, Dominica ca. 1780 by Agostino Brunias. Wikimedia Commons. Racial difference w...
» Astros not subpoenaed, will continue to provide information for feds' hacking ... - Chron.com (blog)
24/06/15 23:56 from Cyberwar - Google News
Chron.com (blog) Astros not subpoenaed, will continue to provide information for feds' hacking ... Chron.com (blog) ANAHEIM — The Astros said Wednesday they did not receive a subpoena as part of the government's investigation int...
» Russia, NATO And A New 'Cold War' - WBUR
24/06/15 23:56 from Nato Russia - Google News
WBUR Russia , NATO And A New 'Cold War' WBUR The Wall Street Journal: Just Five of 28 NATO Members Meet Defense Spending Goal, Report Says — “Most NATO countries are boosting their military spending by small amounts if any, despi...
» Asian shares edge down, dollar flat as markets monitor Greece
24/06/15 23:49 from Search Results
Asian shares edge down, dollar flat as markets monitor Greece U.S., China stress positives, but fail to narrow differences Oil prices little changed as U.S. oil stocks data disappoints Investor Jeremy Grantham warns stock buybacks slowin...
» Gawker wins lawsuit against FBI in Hulk Hogan case - Capital New York
24/06/15 23:03 from fbi - Google News
Capital New York Gawker wins lawsuit against FBI in Hulk Hogan case Capital New York Gawker won its lawsuit against the F.B.I. on Wednesday when a federal judge in Florida ordered the bureau and the Executive Office of United States Atto...
» Astros not subpoenaed, continue to provide information for feds' hacking probe - Chron.com (blog)
24/06/15 22:57 from Cyberwar - Google News
Chron.com (blog) Astros not subpoenaed, continue to provide information for feds' hacking probe Chron.com (blog) ANAHEIM — The Astros said Wednesday they did not receive a subpoena as part of the government's investigation into t...
» Cyber Challenge 'Promotes Hacking for the Purpose of Security' - Arutz Sheva
24/06/15 22:49 from Cyberwarfare - Google News
Arutz Sheva Cyber Challenge 'Promotes Hacking for the Purpose of Security ' Arutz Sheva One of the activities at the fifth annual International Cybersecurity Conference in Tel Aviv was the Cyber Challenge, featuring the best tech...
» Boston Marathon bomber Tsarnaev: ‘Sorry for the lives I have taken’
24/06/15 22:34 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News - The Washington Post
BOSTON — Breaking his long silence Wednesday, the 21-year-old man convicted of the Boston Marathon bombings acknowledged his guilt, apologized to his victims and stood to hear a judge formally impose a penalty of death by execution.Read ...
» Missouri County officials: FBI questions consulting contract - fox2now.com
24/06/15 22:25 from fbi - Google News
STLtoday.com Missouri County officials: FBI questions consulting contract fox2now.com KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Some Missouri county officials say FBI agents are asking about a $75,000 contract awarded to a consultant. The Kansas City Star...



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