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Washington’s Blog. SpyTalk - Intelligence for thinking people. Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 03/15/2011 Charlie Sheen, Anna Chapman marry, flee in UFO By Jeff Stein Now that I have your search-engine’s attention … Thank you, thank you very much, dear readers, for spending another year with me at SpyTalk.

SpyTalk - Intelligence for thinking people

Alas, however, SpyTalk is going dark. It’s time to get off the blogging hamster wheel, at least for awhile. Do please stay in touch, however, with your usual tips, suggestions and even bug-eyed thoughts in the middle of the night, per usual. Until then, I just wanted to say thank you so very much for being such great and loyal pals. By Jeff Stein | 11:47 AM ET, 03/15/2011 | Permalink | Comments ( ) Posted at 06:41 PM ET, 03/14/2011 Green Berets should take over Army some day soon Nearly 10 years after U.S. special operations troops rode horses into battle on the Afghan plains, one might think that the brass hats at the top of the Army would include a Green Beret.

Bruxelles2 - Europe de la défense et de la sécurité. Les Yeux du Monde : le site d'actualité et de géopolitique. ELP Defens(c)e Blog. The InsideDefense NewsStand. STRATFOR - Geopolitical intelligence, economic, political, and m. Lexington Institute. Ares Homepage. Géopolitique. Maintenant que les négociations sont bien lancées sur le dossier nucléaire iranien, le jeu diplomatique avec Téhéran s'ouvre.


Si un accord est loin d'être acquis, la perspective d'un compromis a suffi à ouvrir les vannes. Print - Hypersonic Cruise Missile: America's New Global Strike W. A tip sets the plan in motion--a whispered warning of a North Korean nuclear launch, or of a shipment of biotoxins bound for a Hezbollah stronghold in Lebanon.

Print - Hypersonic Cruise Missile: America's New Global Strike W

Word races through the American intelligence network until it reaches U.S. Strategic Command headquarters, the Pentagon and, eventually, the White House. In the Pacific, a nuclear-powered Ohio class submarine surfaces, ready for the president's command to launch. When the order comes, the sub shoots a 65-ton Trident II ballistic missile into the sky. Within 2 minutes, the missile is traveling at more than 20,000 ft. per second. If Pentagon strategists get their way, there will be no place on the planet to hide from such an assault. The question is whether such an attack can be deployed without triggering World War III: Those tungsten-armed Tridents look, and fly, exactly like the deadliest weapons in the American nuclear arsenal. Sneak Attack First, there's the matter of intelligence. Congress is decidedly less blasé.

Booby-trapping PDF files: A new how-to. High performance access to file storage Updated A security researcher has demonstrated a mechanism that exploits PDF files without taking advantage of any particular vulnerabilities.

Booby-trapping PDF files: A new how-to

Didier Stevens' proof of concept exploit relies on running an executable embedded in a PDF file - something that ought to be blocked - by launching a command that ultimately runs an executable. In the case of Adobe Reader, such attempted launches generate a pop-up dialog box asking users if they want to proceed. The Price of Assassination - Opinionator Blog. I wouldn’t have believed you if you’d told me 20 years ago that America would someday be routinely firing missiles into countries it’s not at war with.

The Price of Assassination - Opinionator Blog

For that matter, I wouldn’t have believed you if you’d told me a few months ago that America would soon be plotting the assassination of an American citizen who lives abroad. Shows you how much I know. President Obama, who during his first year in office oversaw more drone strikes in Pakistan than occurred during the entire Bush presidency, last week surpassed his predecessor in a second respect: he authorized the assassination of an American — Anwar al-Awlaki, the radical Imam who after 9/11 moved from Virginia to Yemen, a base from which he inspires such people as the Fort Hood shooter and the would-be underwear bomber.

Prospective U.S. Cyber Commander Talks Terms of Digital Warfare. For years, the military has worried about the vulnerability of the United States to cyberattack — and how and when to return fire in digital warfare.

Prospective U.S. Cyber Commander Talks Terms of Digital Warfare

Now, the issue is taking center stage, as the Senate considers the nomination of an Army general to head the military’s first four-star Cyber Command. In a hearing this morning, the Senate Armed Services Committee will review the nomination of Army Lt. Danger Room. Accueil. 28 février 2014 : Le Sri Lanka a violé deux résolutions successives du Conseil des droits de l’homme (CDH) des Nations unies.


Plusieurs tendances en témoignent : l’absence de responsabilité et de poursuites pour les crimes de guerre et crimes contre l’humanité commis lors de la phase finale de la guerre civile, mais également l’absence de décentralisation du pouvoir, la militarisation du Nord et de l’Est du pays, et la dérive autoritaire du régime en place. Sahel Intelligence, l'information stratégique sur le Sahel. CWC_SR2-2009-10-01.pdf (Objet application/pdf)