Tag Archives: bing

North Korea’s dispersed and hidden weapons complex highlights the challenge of denuclearization

North Korea’s dispersed and hidden weapons complex highlights the challenge of denuclearizationWhile the U.S.-North Korean summit may have lessened the immediate risk of a war, the elimination of the North Korean threat is at best a distant prospect, according to weapons experts and veterans of past negotiations with Pyongyang. Such an achievement would require difficult negotiations, years of dismantling and verification, and — perhaps most important — a profound change in the behavior of a state with a long history of cheating and deception on its past commitments, analysts said. Continue reading

Advertisements
Posted in N. KOREA, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

An Assessment of the Islamic State in 2018

The fight against the Islamic State is far from over. At the very least, the cyber war to take down its digital presence will continue unabated, ebbing and flowing as each successive attempt by ISIS to re-establish its digital caliphate is taken down by Western police agencies. Continue reading

Posted in ISIS | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

N.Korea: Kim Jong Un Reinstates Female ‘Pleasure Squads’ for Sexual Service

In 2010, Marie Claire published the harrowing account of a 15-year-old girl who was “recruited” into one such group while Kim’s father was still in power.

“Refusal was not an option,” the article said. “Any attempt at dissent, or to defect, was an offence punishable by death.”
Continue reading

Posted in N. KOREA | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

North Korea reported to have destroyed nuclear testing facility at Punggye-ri

In public spectacle for international press, DPRK said to have decommissioned major nuke test site Continue reading

Posted in N.KOREA | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

N.Korea: Channeling Foreign Information Technology, Information to Regime Goals

Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive: December 2003 Archives Pyongyang is working with Koreans abroad and other foreign partners in information technology (IT) ventures, sending software developers overseas for exposure to international trends, granting scientists access to foreign data, and … Continue reading

Posted in NORT KOREA, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Petition: Tim Cook : #Stop Removing Iranian Apps from the @AppStore · Change.org

We are asking you Mr. Cook, to recognize our rights as Apple customers. Please stop removing Iranian applications from App Store and lift policies that are limiting our access to the products and services offered via Apple’s platforms by people of the world, for the people of the world.

Sincerely yours,
Iranian residents of global village
Cc’d to Mr. Javad Zarif – Iran Foreign Affairs Minister.
Continue reading

Posted in Iran | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chief of Main Operational Directorate Colonel General Sergei Rudskoy holds briefing in National Centre for State Defence Control

In the early March, the sabotage groups were deployed in the southern de-escalation zone near Daraa. formations of so-called Free Syrian Army are located there.
They are preparing provocations using explosive devices fitted with poisonous agents. In the future, this fact will be used in order to accuse the government troops of using chemical weapons.
Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Social and Political Economies of the Internet in the Middle East

From the initial establishment of Internet connections in the early 1990s, through extending those to more users and more uses around the turn of the millennium, to today’s proliferation of social media among youth, discussion has circled in political terms around informational freedom and eroding authoritarian regimes, and in economic terms around informational development Continue reading

Posted in IT, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Guccifer 2.0 Claims Responsibility for Purported DNC Network Hack

Although the DNC has blamed Russia for a computer network security breach, little surrounding the hack has been confirmed or verified. Continue reading

Posted in CYBER TERRORISM, GUCIFIER 20, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Foundations Sponsoring Putin’s Re-Election

This is the first time Putin’s election has been funded in this way. When he last ran for reelection in 2012, a significant portion of the funds were provided by businesses and private individuals.
The actual source of the foundations’ funding is not clear — so the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project decided to try to find out who was behind them.

Continue reading

Posted in RUSSIA, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment