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Thinking Aloud: "A Most Wanted Man"

Apr. 1, 2015 by Darius

I recently saw A Most Wanted Man.  It was an entertaining movie and took a more nuanced view of the world, and especially of the War on Terror, than most Hollywood products. 261 more words

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ISIS recruit ‘Toronto Jane’ aka Lama Sharif Al-Shammari, believed to be fighting on front lines of Iraq, Syria war

CBC: A mysterious woman who left Toronto last year to join ISIS has been travelling throughout Iraq and Syria, puzzling security analysts who think she may be playing an intelligence-gathering role for the Islamic extremist group. 37 more words


The CIA Declassified: The Changing Process of Gathering Intelligence

This article was published in The Orange County Register on August 21, 2013. The publication title of the article is “Intelligence agencies adapt to new threats, challenges… 427 more words

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Taiwan Watching New China Intelligence-Gathering Posts

Chinese People’s Liberation Army listening post in China’s Fujian Province. Photo by Kanwa

By Jason Pan
Taipei Times

China has installed new aerial listening stations on the coast of its Fujian Province, a military spokesman said yesterday, adding that are being taken to counter surveillance and enhance the security of important electronic communications. 305 more words

Thinking Aloud: “Be Afraid. Be a Little Afraid: The Threat of Terrorism from Western Foreign Fighters,” Part II

Jan. 13, 2015 by Darius

Shapiro began by discussing policy recommendations to stop foreign fighters at each of the five stages outlined by Dan Byman (see… 772 more words

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