Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Partner Promotion
The Washington Post article, "National Security Russian government hackers penetrated DNC, stole opposition research on Trump" from June 14, 2016, states that the hacking group known as Fancy Bear "broke into the network in late April and targeted the opposition research files. It was this breach that set off the alarm. The...
James Simpson | Bombthrowers  (Language warning) (CORRECTION as to casualty count appears near the bottom of this article) Fresh on the heels of a successful offensive in Mosul, Iraq, the Iraqi military is now poised to retake Tal Afar, long a hotbed of ISIS and other insurgent activity. Before we pulled...
Privacy Policy
Amazon Fails To Follow, Much Less Lead in Privacy Best Practices, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft Fail to Promise They Will Stand Up to FBI Gag Orders San Francisco, California—While many technology companies continue to step up their privacy game by adopting best practices to protect sensitive customer information when the...
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Congress should sanction China operations due to synthetic opioid production and should also list all variants of synthetic opioids as weapons of mass destruction under the chemical and biological weapons convention. DEA now has offices in China to work with officials there and investigation trafficking patterns. Insight The United States consumes 85% of all...
North Korea launched a missile
  A test-fire of new ground-to-ground medium long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12 was successfully carried out on Sunday by scientists and technicians in the field of rocket research, who are bravely advancing toward a new goal to be proud of in the world, true to the far-sighted idea of Kim...
Clapper Hearing
Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testified today on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism held a hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections. Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates and...
USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG-54)
Sam LaGrone | USNI A historically small fleet and a relentless operational tempo are proving the Navy is too small to meet more than its bare minimum requirement around the world, Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Bill Moran told a Senate panel on Wednesday. “We know we’re too small for...
USS Mahan
This post has been updated with a statement from U.S. 5th Fleet. Sam LaGrone | USNI The crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG-72) fired three warning shots toward off four armed attack boats coming at the ship at high speed, a defense official confirmed to USNI News on Monday. On...
Sam LaGrone | USNI A new strategy for the surface force – released yesterday – creates an outline for a navy that anticipates a return to high-end warfare it hasn’t known since the Cold War. The document will fill in gaps for several pushes the surface establishment has announced over the...