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The Interface of The Distributed Common Ground System–Army (DCGS-A) 1

The Distributed Common Ground System–Army (DCGS-A) is an intelligence system that was designed for intelligence analysts to access full-spectrum intelligence and produce analytical intelligence products. In recent years, the system has received scrutiny from members of the United States Congress due to its perceived lack of effectiveness. Popular opinion of the DCGS-A user interface within the military is it is unfriendly to use and not intuitive. This study focuses on the DCGS-A user interface to determine if an intuitive user interface will improve ease-of-use and functionality.

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U.S. tip helped Russia thwart terror plot: U.S., Russian officials

U.S. tip helped Russia thwart terror plot: U.S., Russian officials | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
The Kremlin says Vladimir Putin called Donald Trump on Sunday to thank him for the information
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US Secretary of Defense Mattis arrives in Cairo

US Secretary of Defense Mattis arrives in Cairo | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
In a move that could further irk the Americans, Russia approved a draft agreement with Egypt for Russian warplanes to use Egyptian military bases, according to a document released on Thursday — a deal that would allow Moscow to further increase its military footprint in the Mideast
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Congress Asked for an Assessment of the War on Al-Qaeda. Here’s What We Told Them

Congress Asked for an Assessment of the War on Al-Qaeda. Here’s What We Told Them | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
In 2015, the U.S. Congress decided it was time to take a public accounting of the U.S. government’s war against al-Qaeda. In that year’s National Defense A
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Congress abandons constraints on Kurdish aid

Congress abandons constraints on Kurdish aid | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
US lawmakers wary of Iraqi Kurds’ independence push have shelved their concerns amid Baghdad’s Iran-backed push to reassert control.
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What Do We Really Know About the Anbar Awakening?

What Do We Really Know About the Anbar Awakening? | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
Carter Malkasian, Illusions of Victory: The Anbar Awakening and the Rise of the Islamic State (Oxford University Press, 2017).   In September 2006, Ab
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US energy, nuke and aviation sectors under sustained attack

US energy, nuke and aviation sectors under sustained attack | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
Homeland Security says 'Dragonfly' campaign has cracked networks
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What the Tillerson-Trump tensions mean for the Middle East

What the Tillerson-Trump tensions mean for the Middle East | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it

American foreign policy is formed over time by a complex web of interconnected inputs, a wide range of institutions and groups that, together, constitute a system which is open, constantly in flux, and beyond anyone's ability to truly control

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US Army looks for new ways to address misbehaving generals

US Army looks for new ways to address misbehaving generals | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
Struggling with an embarrassing series of misconduct and behavior problems among senior officers, the Army is putting together new mental health, counseling and career management programs to shape stronger, more ethical leaders. The programs stem from a broader worry across the military about the need to bolster professionalism within the officer corps while holding accountable … Continued
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How the United States and Iraq tried, but failed, to disband the Kurdish Peshmerga

How the United States and Iraq tried, but failed, to disband the Kurdish Peshmerga | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
by Paul Iddon. Coming Monday, September 25, 2017, the Iraqi Kurds will hold a referendum on the independence of the Iraqi Kurdistan and the adjoining disputed territories (see also Patrick Truffer,…
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Assad’s ‘Victory’: A Disarmed, Declawed Syria

Assad’s ‘Victory’: A Disarmed, Declawed Syria | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it

The end of the syrian state? Take it with caution, as usual...

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Egypt unwavering to US pressure over North Korea

Egypt unwavering to US pressure over North Korea | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
The cooperation between Egypt and North Korea under Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has continued despite calls from Washington to freeze the relationship.
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Personal Theories of Power: Strategie

Personal Theories of Power: Strategie | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
This article by Nick Prime is part of the Personal Theories of Power series, a joint Bridge-CIMSEC project which asked a group of national security professionals to provide their theory of power an…
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Missile parts prove Iran is illicitly arming Houthi rebels in Yemen: U.S.

Missile parts prove Iran is illicitly arming Houthi rebels in Yemen: U.S. | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
The newly declassified evidence marked the most aggressive U.S. effort to date to substantiate its claim that Iran funnels weapons to the Houthis, an allegation Tehran steadfastly denies
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U.S. Strategic Interests in the Middle East and Implications for the Army

U.S. Strategic Interests in the Middle East and Implications for the Army | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
This perspective examines threats to U.S. interests in the Middle East and factors associated with success and failure in U.S. military interventions, and offers recommendations for the Army as it prepares for future involvement in the region.
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Russian President Signs 'Foreign Agents' Media Legislation

Russian President Signs 'Foreign Agents' Media Legislation | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed legislation that empowers the government to designate media outlets receiving funding from abroad as "foreign agents" and impose sanctions against them.
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Opinion | We’re at cyberwar. And the enemy is us.

Opinion | We’re at cyberwar. And the enemy is us. | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
What are we to do when an adversary has figured out how to use our strengths against our national interest?
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‘I Want to Finish This’: US Special Ops Leaders Urge Washington to Stick by the Syrian Kurds

‘I Want to Finish This’: US Special Ops Leaders Urge Washington to Stick by the Syrian Kurds | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
Commanders inside Syria say rebels are doing all they hoped for — and are the best shot to break the region\'s cycle of terrorism.
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America Has Become Dispensable in Iraq

America Has Become Dispensable in Iraq | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
The conflict in Kirkuk offers further evidence of Iran’s steady rise.
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Russia’s U.S. Propaganda Campaign Infiltrated Instagram, Too

Russia’s U.S. Propaganda Campaign Infiltrated Instagram, Too | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
After Fast Company asked Facebook to confirm potential evidence, the company admitted that at least 5% of the Russian propaganda ads it has found appeared on Instagram.
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America's New World Order Is Officially Dead

America's New World Order Is Officially Dead | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
China and Russia have fully derailed the post-Cold War movement toward U.S.-led global integration.
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US Confirms Syrian Army Crossed Deconfliction Zone in Deir el-Zour

US Confirms Syrian Army Crossed Deconfliction Zone in Deir el-Zour | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
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Iran, US align against Iraqi Kurdistan referendum

Iran, US align against Iraqi Kurdistan referendum | Information wars, geopolitics | Scoop.it
Iran and the United States jointly but separately are putting the screws on Massoud Barzani to halt his drive for Iraqi Kurdistan to hold its upcoming independence referendum.
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