Review (Guest): American Coup – How a Terrified Government Is Destroying the Constitution

William M. Arkin 4 out of 5 Stars. We Live in “Forever-War” By Amazon Customer on September 22, 2013 Essentially: We now live in a time of “forever-war.” The worry about the government instituting martial-law is sooo 1990’s because we now truly live a martial life. And we’ve accepted it. There is no “over there” …

Mini-Me: US Embassy Kabul in Disarray, Vulnerable

Huh? Crisis in Kabul: Security at U.S. Embassy in disarray, diplomats at risk In wake of Benghazi attack, internal probe finds Afghanistan posts vulnerable U.S. diplomatic facilities in Afghanistan have serious security lapses that pose “unnecessary risk to staff,” including poor emergency preparedness and inadequate protections that might allow classified materials to fall into the …

References: NATO Transformation Process Documents — and Gaps + Peace from Above RECAP

Connected Forces Initiative (latest NATO HQ initiative, should prioritize future ACT work, currently under initial study) After 2014, NATO is expected to shift its emphasis from operational engagement to operational preparedness. This means NATO will need to remain capable of performing its core tasks – described in its Strategic Concept¹ – and of maintaining its …

Marcus Aurelius: The Cyber-Dam Break — “Blame It On China” Goes Into High Gear

The Cyber-Dam Breaks Sensitive Army database of U.S. dams compromised; Chinese hackers suspected BY: Bill Gertz The Washington Free Beacon, May 1, 2013 U.S. intelligence agencies traced a recent cyber intrusion into a sensitive infrastructure database to the Chinese government or military cyber warriors, according to U.S. officials. The compromise of the U.S. Army Corps …