Category Archives: Intelligence

Lithuanian Intelligence 2024 National Threat Assessment

Lithuanian intelligence assessed that Russia has the capability to continue sustaining the current tempo of its war in Ukraine and will likely have the capability to gradually expand its military capabilities in the near term. Lithuanian intelligence published its 2024 national … Continue reading

Posted in Baltics, Intelligence, Russia, TTG, Ukraine Crisis | 35 Comments

“Indicted ex-FBI informant told investigators he got Hunter Biden dirt from Russian intelligence officials”

CNN  — The former FBI informant charged with lying about the Bidens’ dealings in Ukraine told investigators after his arrest that Russian intelligence officials were involved in passing information to him about Hunter Biden, prosecutors said Tuesday in a new court … Continue reading

Posted in Intelligence, Politics, TTG | 44 Comments

How One Moth Species Can Jam Bats’ Sonar Systems

In a species of tiger moth native to the Arizona desert, scientists have discovered a new weapon in the endless evolutionary arms race between predator and prey. New research shows that the moths, Bertholdia trigona, have the ability to detect … Continue reading

Posted in fauna, Intelligence, Nature | 18 Comments

Who blew up Nord Stream?

A senior Ukrainian military officer with deep ties to the country’s intelligence services played a central role in the bombing of the Nord Stream natural gas pipelines last year, according to officials in Ukraine and elsewhere in Europe, as well … Continue reading

Posted in Intelligence, The Military Art, TTG, Ukraine Crisis | 62 Comments

An intelligence and/or operational failure

Israeli intelligence the night before the Hamas attack picked up signs of irregular activity among Hamas operatives in Gaza but top IDF and Shin Bet leaders decided not to put military forces on the borders of the enclave on high … Continue reading

Posted in Intelligence, Israel, TTG | 32 Comments

Interview with Kyrylo Budanov

Nothing is beyond the reach of the Chief of Ukrainian Defense Intelligence and Special Operations Forces of Ukraine. Nothing. Nothing, and no-one.  If you haven’t paid attention to Budanov lately, you might want to start. Gloves are, apparently, off. In … Continue reading

Posted in Intelligence, The Military Art, TTG, Ukraine Crisis | 15 Comments

“Be careful what you wish for:” DoD official warns separate cyber force could pose new challenges

WASHINGTON — While the Pentagon studies the pros and cons of standing up a Space Force-like independent cyber military service, one official today warned that it could potentially pose new challenges for the department when it comes to understanding warfighting … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber, Intelligence, The Military Art, TTG | 13 Comments

“Russia says hypersonic missile scientists face ‘very serious’ treason accusations”

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Three Russian academics who have worked on hypersonic missile technology face “very serious accusations”, the Kremlin said on Wednesday, in a treason investigation that has spread alarm through Russia’s scientific community. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said he … Continue reading

Posted in Intelligence, Russia, TTG | 38 Comments

“On Assignment with Richard Engel: Ukraine’s Secret Resistance”

Comment: This is a great report on two resistance cells in occupied Kherson. It’s not clear how closely these two cells worked with Ukrainian Intelligence or Special Operations units. It appears that any official control or guidance was loose at … Continue reading

Posted in Intelligence, The Military Art, TTG, Ukraine Crisis | 30 Comments


The leak of highly classified Pentagon documents through the online chat platform Discord has triggered a flurry of mainstream media coverage, caused angst among American allies and adversaries, and left many waiting to see how much more is going to … Continue reading

Posted in Current Affairs, Harper, Intelligence | 56 Comments