Berto Jongman: Atrocities, Cyber, War 1.3

Cultural Intelligence, Peace Intelligence
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AFGHANISTAN: Another Red Line Crossed: The Taverna attack and the killing of foreigners just because they were foreigners

AFGHANISTAN: Complex Attack on Central Kabul Restaurant

AL QAEDA: Alex Schmid on Al-Qaeda’s “Single Narrative” and Attempts to Develop Counter-Narratives: The State of Knowledge

AL QAEDA: Key anti-Assad rebel leader acknowledges al Qaida past, potentially complicating U.S. aid in Syria

AL QAEDA: ‘Living suicide bomb’ rejoins al-Qaida after Saudi deprogramming

ANALYSIS: Potential of Social Network Analysis in Intelligence (Kristan Wheaton and Melonie Richey)

ANALYSIS: Regime Stability in the Middle East: An Analytical Model to Assess the Possibility of Regime Change (Amos Yadlin and Avner Golov)

See page 10 for their model, elegantly simply but missing a very great deal.  Our model is still the best.  REVOLUTION Graphic & Refs. Remember also that preconditions mean nothing without a precipitant.

CYBER: Amazon hosting most of the net’s malware, says security firm

Report says net’s large cloud providers, including Google and GoDaddy, are unknowingly harbouring ‘on-demand’ malware

CYBER: BlackPOS Malware used in TARGET Data Breach developed by 17-Year Old Russian Hacker

CYBER: Torshammer666 – A New Variant of a DDoS Python Based Tool

NSA: Canadian Eavesdropping Review

NSA: New Detailed Analysis of How NSA and Its Foreign Partners Intercept Undersea Fiber Optic Cable Traffic

NSA: Classified Memorandum (8 Pages) on “Content Extraction Enhancements for Target Analytics: SMS Text Messages: A Goldmine to Exploit”

Warning Notice: US Government Employees and Contractors Are Not Permitted to Click on the Above.  They are not authorized to read this memorandum even though it is now in the public domain.  US Air Force personnel will be sanctioned if any member of their immediate family clicks on the above link.  YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!

PAKISTAN: 2013 Year in Review

SECURITY: China Doubles Anti-Terrorism Budget While Focusing On Religious Extremists

WAR: Syria Shifting Dynamics of Rebel Infighting