Robert Steele: Reflections on China, Open Source, & the Craft of Intelligence UPDATE 1

Robert David Steele

Robert David Steele

The below article is important to those thinking about open source software in Europe:

Why China is the next proving ground for open source software

The article, from TechRepublic, focuses on the Chinese taking the lead in open source software related to big data infrastructure.  “China scale” is a term that should be noted.

My comments:

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Sep 23

Robert Steele: Reflections on The People’s Army, The Constitution, & Grand Strategy

Robert David Steele

Robert David Steele

These are my personal views that do not necessarily represent the views of the Department of Defense or any element thereof.

Reflections on The People’s Army, The Constitution, & Grand Strategy

Robert David Steele

DOC (11 Pages)

Short URL: http://tinyurl.com/Army-Constitution

The People’s Army – the Continental Army rooted in home-spun militias – was formed and fought and won a war before the U.S. Constitution was written and signed in 1787. The Constitution – and the Republic – exist because the People’s Army, the Continental Army led by George Washington – leveraged the twin advantages of a righteous cause and home court to eject what was then the greatest imperial power on the planet. Of the 55 men attending the Constitutional Convention, at least 29 served in the Continental Army, most of them in positions of command.[1] Understanding the relationship between the people from whom the early militias were drawn, the Army, and the Constitution, is essential to evaluating where we fall short today.[2]

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Sep 21

Ben Benavides: Desktop OSINT Handbook

cover-ben-benavides-short-handbookBen Benavides, retired US Army master trainer, is as good as it gets in Army OSINT, but not widely enough known. He should be in charge of creating the Army OSINT Handbook and training program, AFTER we put CIA in its place and establish that overt HUMINT is OSINT and cannot be constrained by those who refused to be serious about overt human sources (CIA also forbids its own Open Source Center from talking to overt Subject Matter Experts (SME).  Really.  We do not make this stuff up.

benavides-49-page-quick-guide

Also by Ben Benavides:

2016 Ben Benavides OSINT 2ool Kit On The Go Bag (Bag O’Tradecraft)

Ben Benavides: Exploring Social Media Web Sites: A Guide for the Open Source Analyst

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Sep 17