The Secrets of Countersurveillance

Almost any criminal act, from a purse-snatching to a terrorist bombing, involves some degree of pre-operational surveillance. In fact, one common denominator of all the different potential threats —

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Introduction to Counterintelligence

Today we live in perilous times.  If you are foolish enough to take any mainstream media at face value one hundred percent, you are at an extreme disadvantage when it comes to the truth. Journalism

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How OPSEC Helped Catch the World’s Most Wanted Drug Kingpin

Out of all the Mexican drug cartels in operation, the Sinaloa Cartel stands alone in both size and scope. Where other cartels like the Gulf, Juarez, and Los Zetas present only

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Is NATO Getting Serious About Counterintelligence in the Second Cold War?

Alex Carpenter made contributions to this article.

During his visit to the U.S. last week, Slovak Defense Minister Martin Glváč announced plans to create an education and training center for NATO’s

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Examining the Fallout of the OPM Hack

In June of this year the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), an independent agency of the U.S. Government that serves as its human resources department, reported that their system servers had been

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Source Operations: MICE/RC

On the first Forward Observer Podcast, we talked very briefly about some MICE/RC factors.  MICE/RC comes into play when we

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