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New military challenges, cyberwarfare, open intelligence, Middle East
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Cyberattack causes chaos in computers across globe

Cyberattack causes chaos in computers across globe | Information wars | Scoop.it
One of the world’s biggest cyberattacks disabled computer systems across Russia, Britain and the US yesterday, freezing government departments, disrupting oil a
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Russia’s quiet military revolution

Russia is clearly preparing for offensive operations, but the likelihood of action depends on the quality of Europe’s own defence
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U.S. far-right activists, WikiLeaks and bots help amplify Macron leaks: researchers

U.S. far-right activists, WikiLeaks and bots help amplify Macron leaks: researchers | Information wars | Scoop.it
U.S. far-right activists helped amplify a leak of hacked emails belonging to leading French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign, some researchers said on Saturday, with automated bots and the Twitter account of WikiLeaks also propelling a leak that came two days before France's presidential vote.
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The Real Ed Snowden Is a Patsy, a Fraud and a Kremlin-Controlled Pawn

The Real Ed Snowden Is a Patsy, a Fraud and a Kremlin-Controlled Pawn | Information wars | Scoop.it
Few American defectors to Moscow ever return home—most fade away in a haze of vodka and regret.
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Russians fear CIA used spy colonel as mole in their hacking operation

Russians fear CIA used spy colonel as mole in their hacking operation | Information wars | Scoop.it
'Sergei Mikhailov', an FSB colonel, faces treason charges after being arrested in December. But Russia now fears he was a CIA mole recruited years ago and have no idea what his real name is.
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Exclusive: Russia appears to deploy forces in Egypt, eyes on Libya role - sources

Exclusive: Russia appears to deploy forces in Egypt, eyes on Libya role - sources | Information wars | Scoop.it
Russia appears to have deployed special forces to an airbase in western Egypt near the border with Libya in recent days, U.S., Egyptian and diplomatic sources say, a move that would add to U.S. concerns about Moscow's deepening role in Libya.
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Iran & Assad Regime Reportedly Near A Deal To Allow Tehran To Build Military Base At Syrian/Mediterranean Port Of Latakia - Fortuna's Corner

Iran & Assad Regime Reportedly Near A Deal To Allow Tehran To Build Military Base At Syrian/Mediterranean Port Of Latakia http://www.fortunascorner.com           Barney Breen writes in the Mach 10, 2017 edition of the Jerusalem Post, that “Iran is on the verge of reaching a deal with the ‘regime’ of Syrian ‘President Assad …
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Sweden institutes military draft for both men and women

Sweden institutes military draft for both men and women | Information wars | Scoop.it
Sweden institutes military draft for both men and women
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Backing Into World War III

Backing Into World War III | Information wars | Scoop.it
Backing Into World War III « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas
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The US facing the growing Chinese and Russian powers...

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Trump acknowledges Russia role in U.S. election hacking: aide

Trump acknowledges Russia role in U.S. election hacking: aide | Information wars | Scoop.it
President-elect Donald Trump accepts the U.S. intelligence community's conclusion that Russia engaged in cyber attacks during the U.S. presidential election and may take action in response, his incoming chief of staff said on Sunday.
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The famous document from the director of national intel about the meddling of Putin in the US elections!

PDF 25 pages 7th of January 2017

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Why Russia and Iran Are Abetting the Syrian Government

Why Russia and Iran Are Abetting the Syrian Government | Information wars | Scoop.it
The three countries seek a Sunni-free region - Why Russia and Iran Are Abetting the Syrian Government - Dr. Harold Rhode
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Syria: Trump‘s Red Line

Syria: Trump‘s Red Line | Information wars | Scoop.it

I leave you to decide what is true and who is manipulating who... ;-) "President Donald Trump ignored important intelligence reports when he decided to attack Syria after he saw pictures of dying children. Seymour M. Hersh investigated the case of the alleged Sarin gas attack."

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I leave you to decide what is true and who is manipulating who... ;-)

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How An Entire Nation Became Russia's Test Lab for Cyberwar

How An Entire Nation Became Russia's Test Lab for Cyberwar | Information wars | Scoop.it
Blackouts in Ukraine were just a trial run. Russian hackers are learning to sabotage infrastructure---and the US could be next.
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As cyber warfare turns 10, the West risks falling behind

As cyber warfare turns 10, the West risks falling behind | Information wars | Scoop.it

The West’s potential enemies have a better sense of what they want to achieve in cyberspace than the United States or its allies

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With Assad’s Air Force Floundering, Russian Bombers Go On the Attack

With Assad’s Air Force Floundering, Russian Bombers Go On the Attack | Information wars | Scoop.it
If the Trump strategy is to intimidate or wear down Syrian regime airpower, that’s not going to end the war. Moscow is sending its own planes into action.
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German spy agency chief says does not believe Gulen behind Turkey coup attempt

German spy agency chief says does not believe Gulen behind Turkey coup attempt | Information wars | Scoop.it
The Turkish government has failed to convince Germany's BND foreign intelligence agency that U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen was behind last summer's failed coup in Turkey, the BND head told a German magazine.
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Netanyahu turns to Putin for help containing Shiite influence | News | DW.COM | 08.03.2017

Netanyahu turns to Putin for help containing Shiite influence | News | DW.COM | 08.03.2017 | Information wars | Scoop.it
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is due to meet Russian President Putin in Moscow. They're expected to discuss the growing Shiite influence in the Middle East - something both leaders would like to see reduced.
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The Territorial Defense Force – Poland’s militia for anti-hybrid warfare

The Territorial Defense Force – Poland’s militia for anti-hybrid warfare | Information wars | Scoop.it
by Björn Müller (Facebook / Twitter). Björn is journalist in Berlin focusing on security policy and geopolitics. The beginning of 2017 marks the official implementation of Poland’s so called “…
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Russia military acknowledges new branch: info warfare troops

Russia military acknowledges new branch: info warfare troops | Information wars | Scoop.it
MOSCOW – Along with a steady flow of new missiles, planes and tanks, Russia’s defence minister said Wednesday his nation also has built up its muscle by forming a new branch of the military — information warfare troops. Sergei Shoigu’s statement — which came amid Western allegations of Russian hacking — marked the first official …
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Why Russia — a country with less money than Canada and fewer people than Nigeria — runs the world now

Why Russia — a country with less money than Canada and fewer people than Nigeria — runs the world now | Information wars | Scoop.it
Arround the globe over the past few years Russia has persistently outmaneuvered countries with more people, more guns and more money
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Donald Trump Addresses Dossier’s Pedestrian Claims

Donald Trump Addresses Dossier’s Pedestrian Claims | Information wars | Scoop.it
Putin and his spies know all about Trump—they have no need for clandestine meetings in Central European capitals to arrange anything.
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Exceptionally good paper about deep manipulation by Russian intel agencies re / american elections and Trump

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Underwhelming Intel Report Shows Need for Congressional Investigation of DNC Hack

Underwhelming Intel Report Shows Need for Congressional Investigation of DNC Hack | Information wars | Scoop.it
We need an independent, resolute inquiry into an apparent attempt to undermine our democracy.
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Will Putin Use His Ambassador’s Assassination to Gain a Political Edge?

Will Putin Use His Ambassador’s Assassination to Gain a Political Edge? | Information wars | Scoop.it
The murder that shocked the world is over. The attempts to turn that assassination into a geopolitical weapon have only just begun.
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