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Power, Knowledge, and the C.I.A.

When news broke this past Tuesday that WikiLeaks had released thousands of pages of C.I.A. intelligence documents, government officials scurried anxiously to analyze what kind of danger these leaks would present. 646 more words

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Midget Submarines at Kalbådagrund

The following chain of thoughts started when a strange place name appeared in a blog post by Swedish defence blogger Jägarchefen. Further research led to a theory, the reasoning behind which is detailed below. 2,007 more words


Intelligence Gathering and Process Training in Manila

Another search term that someone used and ended up on my blog… wonder what specifically there are looking for.

I love intelligence gathering work myself. When I was at Wells Fargo one of my primary duties was to gather intelligence on others money transfer companies that compete with the bank for remittance market share. 194 more words

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U.S. expels 35 Russian diplomats, closes two compounds: official  

Thu Dec 29, 2016 | 2:53pm EST


The United States expelled 35 Russian diplomats and closed two Russian compounds in New York and Maryland in response to a campaign of harassment against American diplomats in Moscow, a senior U.S. 332 more words

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


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

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