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German Spy Chiefs to Head to US as Snooping Row Widens | SecurityWeek.Com

German Spy Chiefs to Head to US as Snooping Row Widens | SecurityWeek.Com | Information wars | Scoop.it
German spy chiefs will travel to the United States to demand answers following allegations that US intelligence has been tapping Chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile phone.
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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 | 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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Congress abandons constraints on Kurdish aid

Congress abandons constraints on Kurdish aid | Information wars | 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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He was linked to attacks on U.S. troops. Now he's key Iraqi official.

He was linked to attacks on U.S. troops. Now he's key Iraqi official. | Information wars | Scoop.it
Qasim al-Araji was trained by Iranian special forces as a guerrilla fighter to resist Saddam's regime. In 2007, he was held by U.S. for 23 months.
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Chasing Grandeur? What You Need to Know About the 2017 French Strategic Review

Chasing Grandeur? What You Need to Know About the 2017 French Strategic Review | Information wars | Scoop.it
France’s new Strategic Review has just been published. Yes, it is a Strategic Review and not a White Paper, and the change of name is more than just an exe
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America Has Become Dispensable in Iraq

America Has Become Dispensable in Iraq | Information wars | Scoop.it
The conflict in Kirkuk offers further evidence of Iran’s steady rise.
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Turkey targets 30% hike in military spending next year

Turkey targets 30% hike in military spending next year | Information wars | Scoop.it
Turkey expects the public to fund a huge increase in military expenditures through new direct tax hikes and price increases.
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Russia’s U.S. Propaganda Campaign Infiltrated Instagram, Too

Russia’s U.S. Propaganda Campaign Infiltrated Instagram, Too | Information wars | 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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Russia reportedly stole NSA secrets with help of Kaspersky—what we know now

Russia reportedly stole NSA secrets with help of Kaspersky—what we know now | Information wars | Scoop.it
Proven or not, the accusations almost certainly mean the end of Kaspersky as we know it.
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Business Risk Intelligence: The New Industry Standard | SecurityWeek.Com

Business Risk Intelligence: The New Industry Standard | SecurityWeek.Com | Information wars | Scoop.it
Business Risk Intelligence (BRI) can help inform their decisions, gain a decision advantage over adversaries, and mitigate a broad spectrum of cyber and physical risks.
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Iran’s pressure on Kurds could backfire

Iran’s pressure on Kurds could backfire | Information wars | Scoop.it
Having spent major energy on trying to prevent the independence referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan, Iran should be cautious about its next step toward Erbil.
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Hezbollah says Israel pushing region to war

Hezbollah says Israel pushing region to war | Information wars | Scoop.it
Lebanon's Hezbollah accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government on Sunday of pushing the region to war in Syria, Lebanon and the Gaza Strip, and said nowhere in Israel would be safe if such a conflict were to erupt.
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Turkey warns Kurdish leaders on vote as parliament convenes

Turkey warns Kurdish leaders on vote as parliament convenes | Information wars | Scoop.it
Ankara says independence for Kurds would destabilize region and lead to global conflict
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Theresa May accuses Russia of interfering in elections and fake news

Theresa May accuses Russia of interfering in elections and fake news | Information wars | Scoop.it
At lord mayor’s banquet, PM launches extraordinary attack, saying actions were ‘threatening the international order’
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The end of Syria’s war? ISIL’s defeat means Assad regime will eventually confront Kurds, experts say

The end of Syria’s war? ISIL’s defeat means Assad regime will eventually confront Kurds, experts say | Information wars | Scoop.it
What comes next might include cease-fire agreements, a push toward broader peace talks, or more conflict — or all three. Whatever it is, Assad will dictate the terms
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The struggle between regular armed forces and paramilitaries in Iraq, Iran and Syria

The struggle between regular armed forces and paramilitaries in Iraq, Iran and Syria | Information wars | Scoop.it
by Paul Iddon. Today, in a span of territory stretching from Iran’s frontiers with Afghanistan and Pakistan to Lebanon’s Mediterranean coast are states in which paramilitary forces have…
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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 | 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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What Do We Really Know About the Anbar Awakening?

What Do We Really Know About the Anbar Awakening? | Information wars | 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 | Scoop.it
Homeland Security says 'Dragonfly' campaign has cracked networks
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Crowds rally in Barcelona against Catalonia's bid for independence from Spain

Crowds rally in Barcelona against Catalonia's bid for independence from Spain | Information wars | Scoop.it
The Spanish prime minister has said he won't rule out the "drastic" option of dissolving Catalonia's regional government and calling a fresh election in the wake of an independence referendum this month.
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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 | 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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Understanding and Developing Resilience To Information Warfare

Understanding and Developing Resilience To Information Warfare | Information wars | Scoop.it
Dr. Clint Arizmendi, an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow for the Australian Graduate School of Policing & Security's Terrorism Studies program at Charles Sturt University, joins me to discuss information warfare in episode 75.
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Russia may have tested cyber warfare on Latvia, Western officials say

Russia may have tested cyber warfare on Latvia, Western officials say | Information wars | Scoop.it
Moscow was probably behind interruptions in Latvia's mobile communications network before Russia's war games last month, in an apparent test of its cyber attack tools, Baltic and NATO officials said, based on early intelligence of the drills.
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Kurds' vote a step towards Mideast partition: Hezbollah

Kurds' vote a step towards Mideast partition: Hezbollah | Information wars | Scoop.it
Hassan Nasrallah described Kurdish referendum last week as part of an American-Israeli plot to carve up the Middle East.
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America's New World Order Is Officially Dead

America's New World Order Is Officially Dead | Information wars | Scoop.it
China and Russia have fully derailed the post-Cold War movement toward U.S.-led global integration.
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