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File this under “whoops”

15 August, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

Long have American and German intelligence personnel, among others, railed against and/or circumvented the ban on using Facebook. But some of NATO’s top brass just got hooked in a Chinese fishing expedition via Facebook, so may the brass ought to follow their own rules about avoiding social networking sites? http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/9136029/How-spies-used-Facebook-to-steal-Nato-chiefs-details.html

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Throwing the “bullshit” flag

15 August, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

Just because one is transgendered or trans-curious does not mean one is so “confused” that one betrays classified information. I sincerely doubt Manning suddenly confused his flashdrive of classified material for Wikileaks with a wand of mascara. I personally know transgendered people in sensitive positions, highly-responsible positions, serious-pressue positions, in various walks of like. One’s […]

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This is why you read the source’s entire report…

11 August, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

… Instead of just scanning the headlines. Especially in these days of “click candy”, it’s absolutely crucial to comprehend fully and to think critically before clicking. JFK package probably NOT nerve gas, try to relax people!

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Propaganda of the Image

8 August, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

Back from a journey to find: This well-stated newspaper op-ed about the recent jailbreaks and chatter; Indications the WH will cave in to terrorist detainee hunger strikes and hard-left protests by furthering the release process for a handful of Gitmo’s enemy combatants to Yemen; and Today’s plane diversion , which is either a nifty false-flag […]

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Use encryption? Searched any “suspicious stuff”? The NSA knows.

31 July, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

Having recently taken an updated terrorism training class that required a research essay, my colleagues and I are surely on this list — and other classic example of the current WH’s last-minute data-dump tactic — http://www.forbes.com/sites/kashmirhill/2013/07/31/senators-question-nsa-hoovering-of-phone-records/

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Use encryption? Searched any “suspicious stuff”? The NSA knows.

31 July, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

Having recently taken an updated terrorism training class that required a research essay, my colleagues and I are surely on this list — and other classic example of the current WH’s last-mintue data-dump tactics — http://www.forbes.com/sites/kashmirhill/2013/07/31/senators-question-nsa-hoovering-of-phone-records/

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24 and 1

30 July, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

Not quite a shutout for the prosecution, although every intel staffer knows that the enemies read Wikileaks when it posts stuff like this. Making big into small for how long, do you think? http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323854904578637681374754140.html

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Dual citizenship – the new terrorist recruiting criterion?

25 July, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

http://m.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/canadian-named-as-suspect-in-bulgaria-terrorist-bombing/article13416001/?service=mobile

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Modus Operandi?

24 July, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

In the context of the Iraqi jailbreak attack by AQ earlier this week, are we seeing a new modus operandi for attacking official facilities? http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSBRE96N0WB20130724?irpc=932

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Canada’s General Devlin – HUMINT essential to modern war

15 July, 2013 | The Red Team Red Queen

Never confuse force multipliers like drones and remote-sensing technology for the force itself, especially in times of financial distress. Good HUMINT is and will always be the essence of a strong military. Says a recent Canadian Forces briefing, “Recent operational experience has reinforced the conviction that deployed land forces … depend on a sophisticated (human […]

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