Battle Track the Inauguration – After Action Review

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The Inauguration of President Donald Trump came and went with considerable pomp and fanfare.  (And all the predictions that I warned against of a catastrophic, history-changing event didn’t come

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Battle Track the Inauguration SITREP 1830E

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At 0800 on 20 January 2017, Forward Observer’s Analysis & Control Element (ACE) began battle tracking civil disturbances in the Capitol area of Washington DC during the Inauguration of President

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FO Podcast Episode 053 – Reader Mailbag with John Mosby

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On this week’s podcast, I ask Special Operations veteran John Mosby all your burning questions.  He joins us to talk about tribe, training, and the future.

Show Notes:

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13 JAN 17 – Executive Intelligence Summary

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EXECUTIVE INTELLIGENCE SUMMARY – 13 January 2017 🔒

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Operations Security (OPSEC) E-Course

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Here are the two lectures from 2015’s Operations Security (OPSEC) E-Course.  During these webinars, I cover how to how to build in better security for your organization by identifying vulnerabilities

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Judging Single Source Intelligence Information

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Single source intelligence information is a double-edged sword.  Sometimes a potential source of information is so well-placed that there’s no way to corroborate the information.  For instance

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FO Podcast Episode 052 – How to Become a Better Intelligence Analyst

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In this week’s podcast, I share my top three tips on becoming a better intelligence analyst, whether you’re looking at crime trends and gang activity in your neighborhood, or getting ready

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War with Russia and China? Here Are Two New Indicators

A US Army (USA) Soldier assigned to the 1st Infantry Division, mans a .50 caliber M2HB machine gun mounted atop a High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV), during a patrol along Logistics Support Area (LSA) Anaconda, near Balad Air Base (AB), Iraq. The area is being cleared of threats so Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) personnel can call in an air strike. The image is silhouetted against the setting sun.

In an Executive Intelligence Summary from last month, I pointed out two additional indicators that bolster the case for a potential conflict with China and Russia. 

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