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28 September, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

As the victims are mourned buried, Kenya’s government stands firm on its military’s reasoning regarding, and presence in, Somalia (a refreshing change from the current appeasement stance of other governments) — Kenyans undertake #weareone, a social media campaign to prevent retaliation against residents of Somali origin/extraction (a refreshing change from the blood feud culture in […]

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Westgate – Interpol warrant

27 September, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

A decent summary of what’s known about the Interpol warrant, recent travels and associations. Includes helpful links to the Interpol page and some emerging developments.

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Cognitive bias and ops

26 September, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

Substitute an intelligence operation for the house in this realty article and it’s a helpful example for your next group of students.

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Well done, Kenya

23 September, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

Looks like the Westgate incident is coming to a close today. I spent some time at CJTF-HOA and I am immensely proud of the Kenyans perceptiveness, independence, commitment, and fierce attitude toward combatting terrorism. Especially refreshing to hear Pres Kenyatta’s remarks on fighting global Islamism during the incident, in which his nephew was murdered, compared […]

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Medieval fakes and pretenders

22 September, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

Here’s a nifty list of people who pretended to be important folk in medieval times. Some succeeded, one may not have been a pretender at all, and one complete bastard dimed out his cat and it was hanged for his crimes.

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Canada just isn’t ready

22 September, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

With a Navy where sailors are paid to stay ashore because there’s not enough ships for everyone to get sea time, and a mall’s amusement park has more and newer subs; with helos that are twice as old as their crews, and aircraft in general either stationed overseas for NATO or poorly positioned at home; […]

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Syrian gassing… Iraq, part 2

21 September, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

Having personally run into some of the chemical nastiness in Iraq, BGen al-Zadat’s interview sounds very familiar to anyone who spent time in Iraq about this time ten years ago. Unfortunately, so does the dispersal of the weapons to the evildoers next door.

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You don’t say…

20 September, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

This is highly sad and amusing simultaneously… And it’s the front page on Reddit now too. Well done, Port Authority, the Google car got an even better photo without the Spanish Inquisition.

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“Teehee!” quod she

17 September, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

Although she didn’t clap the window to… Chancellor Merkel took this Pirate Party down-a-drone stunt in stride though.

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A fine mess.

15 September, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

Unfortunately, those who don’t live by the sword are usually the ones who get cut anyways. This BBC article provides a decent overview but note the important detail – he was imprisoned but released. You simply can’t do that with terrorists, of any stripe. EVENING UPDATE:Sitrep from GMA indicates MNLF fleeing in civilian dress. Other […]

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