[DISPATCH] Trends in Space Threats to National Security


DISPATCH: Trends in Space Threats to National Security

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[DISPATCH] Conflict Trends in the South China Sea

PACIFIC OCEAN (Aug. 19, 2009) The guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) maneuvers with the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) destroyer Guangzhou off the coast of North Sulawesi, Indonesia, following an international fleet review that commemorated the 64th anniversary of Indonesian independence.  Fitzgerald is part of Destroyer Squadron 15 and the USS George Washington Carrier Strike Group underway supporting security and stability in the western Pacific Ocean. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ian Schoeneberg/Released)


According to Congressional testimony, the United States has vital interests in the protection of Taiwan, international law, security of US allies, freedom of navigation, and an estimated

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Spurned by the U.S., Afghanistan Looks to Russian Aid


After campaigning for years on troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, President Obama reluctantly announced late last year that he intended on keeping U.S. Forces in the country.  Although not patrolling

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Putin Announces Establishment of the Russian National Guard


On Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the formation of the Russian National Guard, an “executive force” built to combat terrorism and organized crime, and respond to domestic

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Turkish Journalist: Turkey Headed for Civil War


Twice last month, Islamic State (IS) bombings have targeted Turkish civilians, and Turkish security forces continue arrests of Islamic State members, as well as Turkish Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK

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Survey of Iranian Terror Threat to the U.S.


Background: Last April, talks came to a “successful” end on the Iran Nuclear Agreement.  Setting aside the fact that the agreement will likely make it easier for Iran to build

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SHTF Implications: DNI Worldwide Threat Assessment


Last month, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) released its Worldwide Threat Assessment of the Intelligence Community report (<a href="https://readfomag.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/SASC_Unclassified_2016_ATA_SFR_FINAL1.pdf

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Chinese Investment Firm Agrees to Purchase Chicago Stock Exchange


Last week, a Chinese investment firm agreed to purchase the Chicago Stock Exchange (CSE) from CHX Holdings Inc., which includes minority owners Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, and JPMorgan Chase.

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It’s Like Snapchat, But For Terrorists


The Grugq is an information security researcher and operational security expert.  This is the second article in a series; <a href="https://readfomag.com/2016/02/generation-jihad-2-0/

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