The U.S. Treasury Department, the only finance ministry in the world with its own intelligence service, is raising its public profile to demonstrate the fight against ISIS involves more than bombs. David Cohen, the Treasury’s under secretary for terrorism, has been announcing different sorts of financial sanctions intended to interrupt the flow of funds to […]
Tensions between Russia and the West have been steadily growing over the past few months, as there has been a sharp uptick in Russian bombers and fighters flying missions over Europe. This increase in activity has taken place against the backdrop of a frozen conflict in Ukraine, which has already pitted Russia and the West […]
The head of naval intelligence has not been able to view classified information for an entire year. Vice Adm. Ted Branch, the director of naval intelligence, had his security clearance suspended in November 2013 after being investigated for possible misconduct. In the year since, no charges have been filed and there is no sense of […]Naval Intelligence
On October 2, 2014, Hizbullah published an announcement taking responsibility for detonating an explosive charge near an IDF patrol operating in Mount Dov (Sheba’a Farms) wounding two Israeli soldiers. The organization’s deputy secretary-general Naim Qassem, while referring to the incident, admitted in an interview with Hizbullah’s Al-Manar channel that “Hizbullah fighters moved over from the […]
The city of Houston has issued subpoenas demanding a group of pastors turn over any sermons dealing with homosexuality, gender identity or Annise Parker, the city’s first openly lesbian mayor. And those ministers who fail to comply could be held in contempt of court. “The city’s subpoena of sermons and other pastoral communications is both […]
CALGARY, Alberta, June 10 (Reuters) – A Vancouver-based company said on Tuesday it was planning to build a C$10 billion oil refinery on the north-west coast of British Columbia that could eventually process up to 1 million barrels per day of oil sands bitumen. Pacific Energy Future Corp, which was set up in January, is […]keystone, pipeline
The first time the US acknowledged the presence of a shadowy and unknown group known as ” Khorasan” was when the US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said last week that this group is operating in Iraq and Syria with a mission to strike the US and western targets around the world and possibly in the […]
Months after staving off a trip to the boneyard, the embattled A-10 Thunderbolt II is headed to the Middle East where it could be used to fight Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria. An Indiana Air National Guard unit that flies the Cold War-era gunships, known as Warthogs, is planning to deploy about 300 airmen […]
There are at least 19 bogus cellphone towers operating across the United States that could be used to spy upon, and even hijack, passing mobile phones.
So says Les Goldsmith, head of ESD America, a company that imports and sells tightly secured mobile phones that can detect “baseband” hacking attempts. Goldsmith calls fake cell towers “interceptors.”
Nouakchott — The Tripoli airport siege led to the disappearance of several commercial planes. Now countries on both shores of the Mediterranean are worried about how the missing aircraft might be used by terrorists.
Rival militias have fought for control of the airport since mid-July, inflicting civilian casualties and extensive damage. But one unusual co…