Monthly Archives: July 2015

Syria’s Army fading

In his first public address in a year, embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad vowed Sunday to win his country’s long-running civil war while acknowledging his troops had given up control of some territory. Assad tried to justify why the Syrian … Continue reading

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About that Turkey Bomb that killed 32

An explosion took the lives of at least 32 people and injured 104 more on Monday in the Suruç district of Turkey’s southeastern province of Şanlıurfa, which is located some 10 kilometers north of Syrian town of Kobani. The victims … Continue reading

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Game Theory, Isis and the Ecology of Fear

When you understand game theory, you can understand isis. There is glory in fighting against all odds. FOr a just cause. Freedom for Syria. Liberation for Iraq. Young men are prodded into duty by visions of adventure or they may … Continue reading

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Darkode forum shut down

One of the most infamous and exclusive underground international cybercrime forums was infiltrated and shut down by international law enforcement agencies, resulting in charges, arrests, and searches of 70 members of this illegal meeting place for buying and selling malware, … Continue reading

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ISIS car bomb kills 115 in Iraq

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a bombing in eastern Iraq, and Iraqi officials on Saturday. Iraqi officials said Saturday that the official death toll had risen to 115, with 170 wounded, reported The Associated Press. The extremists … Continue reading

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Nuclear Winter of our Discontent

The scenario is one where several missiles were launched. It doesn’t matter who, but the survivable options. The fallout from a nuclear detonation will reach across many jurisdictions, potentially involving multiple States. Despite numerous technical analyses and modeling of the consequences of … Continue reading

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Heat sensing drones making easier for Kurds in fight against ISIS

The Kurds are seeing fast gains now that US Drones pinpoint where the ISIS fighters are. Since November 2011, the U.S. Air Force has been flying unarmed drones from Incirlik Air Base in Turkey. Along with manned U.S. aircraft, the … Continue reading

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