Monthly Archives: December 2016

The Russian Concept of Reflexive Control – TTG

In 1996 I heard the siren song of the developing field of Information Warfare (IW). The concept intrigued me, but I found it was little more than a conglomeration of well established aspects of warfare. IW was visualized as an … Continue reading

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“Zero Days”

 "Zero Days covers the phenomenon surrounding the Stuxnet computer virus and the development of the malware software known as "Olympic Games.""  wiki on the film ———— I watched this yesterday and I urge you all to watch it.  The level … Continue reading

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Aleppo – 12 December 2016

  OK.  This is a map reading test.  Look at how small the remaining jihadi enclave in East Aleppo now is.  Look at how far the pocket is from the international airport.  When the present offensive started a few week … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol? By Walrus.

I dreamt last night a wonderful dream. I was watching television and Hilary Clinton appeared and announced that she would not accept the office of President should , in her words, “the Electoral College be so misguided as to depart … Continue reading

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Aleppo and Palmyra – 11 December 2016 – Keep calm and move on.

   Aleppo – "The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) continued their large-scale offensive in eastern Aleppo today after taking a brief hiatus in order to negotiate a possible exit for the jihadist rebels. With no agreement put in place, the Syrian … Continue reading

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“The CIA’s Absence of Conviction” – Craig Murray

"The Kremlin has rejected the hacking accusations, while the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has previously said the DNC leaks were not linked to Russia. A second senior official cited by the Washington Post conceded that intelligence agencies did not have … Continue reading

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“The Stop Arming Terrorists Act”

 “Under U.S. law it is illegal for any American to provide money or assistance to al-Qaeda, ISIS or other terrorist groups. If you or I gave money, weapons or support to al-Qaeda or ISIS, we would be thrown in jail. … Continue reading

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93% of Aleppo …

  "The Syrian army has gained control of 93% of Aleppo’s territory, with 52 neighborhoods in the eastern part of the city liberated, Head of the Main Operations Department at Russia’s General Staff, Lieutenant-General Sergei Rudskoi, said on Friday. “The … Continue reading

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Obama orders IC and FBI review of supposed Russian hacking …

"President Obama has ordered a “full review” of Russian hacking during the November election, as pressure from Congress has grown for greater public understanding of exactly what Moscow did to interfere in the electoral process. “We may have crossed into … Continue reading

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“… Migrants Kick German Girl Down Stairs in Berlin Subway”

  New Year's Eve should be interesting in Europe this year.  pl

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