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Reflections on an Afternoon with the Dutch Security and Intelligence Agency

This week I attended a seminar organised by the general Dutch Security and Intelligence Agency (AIVD). The agency is the equivalent of Mi5 and Mi6 combined and, unsurprisingly, largely focusses on countering ISIS and other jihadist groups. 1,020 more words

Terrorism

Reference Materials: Kubark Counter-Intelligence and Interrogation Manual

Published in 1963, an interesting read for sure.

Some practical applications for Intelligence Gathering as well as Counter-Intelligence activities.

KUBARK Counter-Intelligence and Interrogation Manual

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Intelligence Tradecraft

... Obama ' s Drone Strike Policy is a Failure [#intelligence gathering]...

.. especially with an admission like this one ..

.. you need to gather intelligence . It means that you have to go in and grab the bad guys , interrogate the hell out of them , and try them before a military tribunal … 36 more words

Personal Opinion

Grid Down Intelligence Gathering: Prepper Force Multiplier

By Samuel Culper – The Prepper Journal

Introduction to Intelligence

Tornadoes, flooding, and wildfires are just three examples of localized and very personal SHTF events that we’ve seen in the past month, and they illustrate the devastation of an event for which there is immediate early warning. 215 more words

Prepping

Big Data and Security, Terrorism and Radicalisation

I am very excited that our book on Big Data Challenges is now published.

This volume brings together an impressive range of academic and intelligence professional perspectives to interrogate the social, ethical and security upheavals in a world increasingly driven by data. 74 more words

Terrorism

National Security Archive Releases "The Cyber Vault"

The National Security Archive has launched “The Cyber Vault”. “The 2008 Cyber CI plan is just one of the newly-published documents researchers can find in the National Security Archive’s Cyber Vault – an online resource documenting various aspects of US government cyber activity, including hacking and defenses against hacking, cyber intelligence, and cyberwar. 75 more words

New Resources

غرس الخوف والكراهية                           To Instilling Fear And Hatred

كيف قامت وكالة الإستخبارات المركزية (CIA) بـ”تضليل” البيت الأبيض والكونغرس حول فاعلية التعذيب خلال برنامج استجوابهم؟ حسنا، هذا السؤال يفترض أن البيت الأبيض والكونغرس قد تم تضليلهم بالفعل، وهو شيء غير معقول بالمرة. 302 more words