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Can We Avoid a Surveillance State Dystopia? - Charlie's Diary
"Yearly reminder: unless you're over 60, you weren't promised flying cars. You were promised an oppressive cyberpunk dystopia. Here you go."
war  pol  comms  intel  spook 
february 2014 by warrenellis
Two-Decade Review Yields History of Covert Action in Congo
"“At the same time, based on authorization from President Eisenhower’s statements at an NSC meeting on August 18, 1960, discussions began to develop highly sensitive, tightly-held plans to assassinate Lumumba. After Lumumba’s death at the hands of Congolese rivals in January 1961, the U.S. Government authorized the provision of paramilitary and air support to the new Congolese Government….”"
war  crime  spook  intel 
december 2013 by warrenellis
ISVG - Welcome to the VKB
violent extremism knowledge base
war  pol  intel 
november 2013 by warrenellis
Senate Puts Brakes on Defense Clandestine Service
"The Senate moved last week to restrain the rapid growth of the Defense Clandestine Service, the Pentagon’s human intelligence operation."
war  spook  intel  pol 
december 2012 by warrenellis
Intelligence Spending Drops for a Second Year | Secrecy News
"But while intelligence budgets are shrinking, they remain very high by historical standards, having more than doubled over the past decade."
november 2012 by warrenellis
Parties Tangle Over Discovery in Kiriakou Leak Case | Secrecy News
“The government must prove only that the defendant had a ‘reason to believe’ that the information ‘could be used to the injury of the United States or to the advantage of any foreign nation’…. The defendant’s intent to injure or serve the United States is not at issue.”
crime  war  intel 
october 2012 by warrenellis
Osama Bin Laden Letters Analyzed | Analysis Intelligence
"This post shows analysis of all 17 letters using Recorded Future’s temporal analytic technology and intelligence analysis tools."
pol  spooky  intel  comp 
may 2012 by warrenellis

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