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Snowden revelations hit war on terror as EU MPs call for suspension of data-sharing deal

Snowden revelations hit war on terror as EU MPs call for suspension of data-sharing deal | Information wars | Scoop.it
The European Parliament has asked the European Commission to suspend a deal with the U.S. that allowed the sharing of financial data, in order to track terrorist funding. However, that call appears to have been rebuffed.
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France meets Muslim leaders, experts after burkini row

France meets Muslim leaders, experts after burkini row | Information wars | Scoop.it
PARIS - France's interior minister convened Muslim leaders Monday to discuss a French-style Islam that honours the nation's secular values, a task given new urgency after deep divisions surfaced over. . .
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North Korea's Red Star OS Is The Worst Linux Distro Ever Made

North Korea's Red Star OS Is The Worst Linux Distro Ever Made | Information wars | Scoop.it

How North Korean regime uses Linux to isolate its citizens and spy on them.

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Russia launches Syria airstrikes from Iran

Russia launches Syria airstrikes from Iran | Information wars | Scoop.it
Russian jets have conducted missions over Syria from an airbase in Iran -- the first time a major power has done so since the Islamic Revolution there in 1979.
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Commentary: The world's best cyber army doesn’t belong to Russia | Reuters

Commentary: The world's best cyber army doesn’t belong to Russia | Reuters | Information wars | Scoop.it
secret National Security Agency documents show that the Obama administration has long been involved in major bugging operations against the election campaigns -- and the presidents -- of even its closest allies.
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How are U.S. allies targeting ISIS on the cyber front?

“It wasn't something we got into as quickly as we should have.”

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Turkey and the West are Heading for a Breakup

Turkey and the West are Heading for a Breakup | Information wars | Scoop.it

Turkey’s tortured relationship with the West seems to be reaching a crisis point. 

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Will Turkey be expelled from NATO?

Will Turkey be expelled from NATO? | Information wars | Scoop.it
Suggestions that Ankara is endangering its membership in the Western alliance ring hollow given what is transpiring around Turkey today.
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From the dark web to the 'open' web: What happens to stolen data - TechRepublic

From the dark web to the 'open' web: What happens to stolen data - TechRepublic | Information wars | Scoop.it
The online black market is becoming a well-oiled and lucrative machine, thanks to the massive amount of stolen data flowing through the underground.
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What's Behind Russian Support for World's Separatist Movements?

What's Behind Russian Support for World's Separatist Movements? | Information wars | Scoop.it
Britain's vote to leave the European Union in June is just the beginning, if some in the Kremlin have their way.
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Brazil arrests 10 people allegedly planning gun attack during Olympics

Brazil arrests 10 people allegedly planning gun attack during Olympics | Information wars | Scoop.it
Police say members of the group were radicalized through online viewing of Islamic State propaganda
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Erdogan targets more than 50,000 in purge after failed Turkish coup

Erdogan targets more than 50,000 in purge after failed Turkish coup | Information wars | Scoop.it
Thousands suspended include soldiers, police, judges, civil servants and teachers
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DARPA Challenges Hackers to Create Automated Hacking System — WIN $2 Million

DARPA Challenges Hackers to Create Automated Hacking System — WIN $2 Million | Information wars | Scoop.it
At Cyber Grand Challenge 2016 DARPA Challenges Hackers to Create AI-based Automated WAR Machine and WIN $2 Million Prize
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Turkey-backed rebels, U.S.-backed Syrian Kurds clash as Turkey pushes into Syria | Toronto Star

Turkey-backed rebels, U.S.-backed Syrian Kurds clash as Turkey pushes into Syria | Toronto Star | Information wars | Scoop.it
Ankara escalates presence by sending more tanks into neighbouring territory, pressures Kurdish forces
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"The Islamic State is a stable entity": interview with Loretta Napoleoni

"The Islamic State is a stable entity": interview with Loretta Napoleoni | Information wars | Scoop.it
Osservatorio Mashrek's exclusive interview on Islamic State with economist and specialist on terrorism Loretta Napoleoni
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CIA Official: ‘Cloud Has Been a Godsend’

CIA Official: ‘Cloud Has Been a Godsend’ | Information wars | Scoop.it

The technology has bolstered the agency's cyber defenses and the speed at which it addresses threats to the nation.

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The Israel-Egypt partnership deepens

The Israel-Egypt partnership deepens | Information wars | Scoop.it
Increasingly positive Jerusalem-Cairo relations are a rare bit of good news in the region.
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Obama prepares to boost U.S. military's cyber role: sources

Obama prepares to boost U.S. military's cyber role: sources | Information wars | Scoop.it
The Obama administration is preparing to elevate the stature of the Pentagon’s Cyber Command, signaling more emphasis on developing cyber weapons to deter attacks, punish intruders into U.S. networks and tackle adversaries such as Islamic State, current and former officials told Reuters.
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4 major changes coming to DoD intel policy

The Defense Department senior intelligence oversight official is preparing to release draft changes to the information collection and retention policy developed in the 1980s.
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In the aftermath of the failed coup, Turkey is a time bomb.

In the aftermath of the failed coup, Turkey is a time bomb. | Information wars | Scoop.it
In the aftermath of the failed coup, Turkey is a time bomb.
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All Signs Point to Russia Being Behind the DNC Hack

All Signs Point to Russia Being Behind the DNC Hack | Information wars | Scoop.it
Why the recent hack of the Democratic National Committee is a game-changer.
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Turkish court documents reveal new details about IS operations

Turkish court documents reveal new details about IS operations | Information wars | Scoop.it

Turkey: Official correspondence sent to courts in Diyarbakir has exposed formerly unknown aspects about the Islamic State's human resources, intelligence methods and logistics.

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The internet saved Turkey's president from a coup. Now he's doubling down on censorship.

The internet saved Turkey's president from a coup. Now he's doubling down on censorship. | Information wars | Scoop.it
Turkey’s president would not be in power today had he succeeded more fully in his efforts to curtail critical media and control online speech. That fact gave a ray of hope to some of his critics tha
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Turkey fires more than 70,000 people, blocks news sites in post-coup crackdown

Turkey fires more than 70,000 people, blocks news sites in post-coup crackdown | Information wars | Scoop.it
Turkish media says the government is expanding its purge of suspected coup backers and has begun to revoke the licenses of 21,000 teachers at private schools.
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Looks like the "after coup" was prepared well in advance... Now the turkish state is completely aligned with the islamist party. Perfect totalitarian recipe.

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US air strike in Syria kills up to 85 civilians 'mistaken for Isil fighters'

US air strike in Syria kills up to 85 civilians 'mistaken for Isil fighters' | Information wars | Scoop.it
A US air strike killed more than 85 civilians, including children, in Syria on Tuesday after the coalition mistook them for Islamic State fighters.
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