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Thinking Aloud: "The Lives of Others"

Aug. 29, 2014 by Darius 

If you’re looking for a good movie for the weekend, I would highly recommend the German film The Lives of Others… 270 more words

Thinking Aloud

Thinking Aloud: "The Dark Secrets of a Surveillance State"

August 8, 2014 by Darius

With today’s controversy over government surveillance in the US and Europe, Hubertus Knabe’s TED talk, “The Dark Secrets of a Surveillance State,” is very timely.  474 more words

Thinking Aloud

Military + Social Media = Intel Gathering

WASHINGTON—Minutes after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down on July 17 in eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 on board, a Defense Intelligence Agency analyst sifting social-media communications got “a hit.” 1,282 more words


China to face widespread flight delays due to three-week ‘military exercises’

PLA exercises thought to be cause of weeks of disruption in Shanghai, Nanjing and elsewhere

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 22 July, 2014, 5:03pm

Twelve mainland airports, many of them among the busiest, will be hit by widespread delays until the middle of next month because of what are believed to be PLA military exercises. 312 more words

Escalation / Destabilization Conflict

News You Really Need To See: "The Case Against Vladimir Putin"

“The Case Against Vladimir Putin”

Foreign Policy, July 21, 2014


“In laying out the administration’s indictment against Moscow, Obama and key members of his national security team have been pulling from a trove of classified intelligence. 223 more words

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Russian Intelligence Moves Back into Cuba


via Gulag Bound

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (left) hugs Cuba’s President Raul Castro after a meeting at the Revolution Palace in Havana last week. 1,345 more words

motherbarbarian reblogged this on Revolt of the Barbarians and commented:

Russia and Cuba have signed an agreement to reopen Russia’s intelligence base in Castro’s paradise. It was one of their largest bases ever and Russia used to pay them two million a year in rent for it. Now, Russia will be listening in on the U.S. and the entire Western Hemisphere unmolested. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XsFR8DbSRQE

Intelligence expert Schmidt-Eenboom: 'It's a huge scandal'

According to German media, an employee of Germany’s foreign intelligence agency has been arrested on suspicion of spying for the United States. Intelligence expert Schmidt-Eenboom tells DW why this case is outrageous. 810 more words

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