Kim Jong Out? Some see signs of collapse

Kim Jong Un One month ago, when a North Korean soldier fled through the ultra-high security Demilitarized Zone amid a hail of gunfire from his comrades, he arrived in South Korea severely wounded. But Thursday, when another soldier of the communist dictatorship made a run for freedom, no shots were fired by North Korea’s elite guards.… Please follow and like us:

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Northrop-Orbital: A Sound Merger In Law And Policy

Wall Street investors and Wall Street analysts, along with the Department of Justice, are pondering Disney’s massive acquisition of much of 21st Century Fox, a consolidation that may reshape the entertainment industry landscape. While defense mergers rarely involve anyone’s favorite movies and are financial dwarves compared to ones like 21st Century Fox and Disney, they remain… Please follow and like us:

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US government admits funding secret UFO programme

The US Department of Defense has admitted that it used to fund a covert programme to investigate sightings of unidentified flying objects (UFOs), according to multiple media reports. The so-called Advanced Aviation Threat Identification Program ran from 2007 to 2012, with $22m in annual funding, according to a New York Times report published on Saturday. It… Please follow and like us:

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Our Chips, Code Are More Secure Than Silicon Valley’s: Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman digitized cockpit display for UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter BALTIMORE: The Pentagon has fallen in love with Silicon Valley — though it’s largely unrequited — but traditional defense firms argue there are some things only they can do. One striking example: this Northrop Grumman factory, where the company makes its own microchips “from sand” with… Please follow and like us:

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Army Spent $100 Million On Intelligence System It Never Used, NSA Leak Says

An unsecured, public database maintained in part by the United States National Security Agency contained information about a $100 million Army intelligence project that was never deployed. The publicly accessible database, which was discovered by security researcher Chris Vickery of security firm Upguard, contained more than 100 gigabytes of data from the now-defunct “Red Disk” program.… Please follow and like us:

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Artificial intelligence and soldiers of the future

SILICON VALLEY, CA. – Have you ever considered dedicating your life to humanity’s official “Church of Artificial Intelligence”? Take a look at the First Church of AI. Beginning 1,700 to 2,000 years ago, what would become the Vatican began to emerge. It spanned the globe and divided the Earth between Spain and Portugal via the Treaty… Please follow and like us:

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Pentagon Data Leaked Online Because Of Misconfigured Amazon Server

Information collected by the United States Department of Defense, including two Pentagon unified combatant commands, was left exposed online for anyone to access, according to security researcher Chris Vickery. The director of cyber risk research at cybersecurity firm Upguard discovered three Amazon Web Services (AWS) S3 cloud storage buckets that were configured to allow any person… Please follow and like us:

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Pentagon’s Twitter Blunder As They Retweet Trump Resignation Tweet

In an apparent gaffe, the official Twitter page of the Department of Defense retweeted a post which called for President Donald Trump to step down from his post. The original tweet was made by a Twitter user by the name of PROUD RESISTER in which he called for the resignation of Roy Moore and Senator Al… Please follow and like us:

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US Officials Warn Special Ops Forces Being Stretched to Possible Breaking Point

Add U.S. lawmakers to the ranks of those worried the country’s special operations forces are being stretched to a possible breaking point. Pentagon officials raised the issue months ago, telling lawmakers in May the continuous, heavy reliance on the most elite U.S. forces was threatening to erode their capabilities. Since then, such concerns have only grown,… Please follow and like us:

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US official: Crown Prince Salman ‘behaving recklessly’

US officials have expressed “growing alarm” at the moves made recently by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince saying they could “damage US interests”, the New York Times reported. US diplomats along with officials from the Pentagon and Central Intelligence Agency say Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman “is behaving recklessly without sufficient consideration to the likely consequences of… Please follow and like us:

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Stop The Malignant Misuse Of America’s Military

Last month, Secretary of Defense James Mattis warned that if Congress doesn’t “remove the defense caps,” he said, “then we’re questioning whether or not America has the ability to survive.” This claim that insufficient increases in Pentagon spending threatens American security is flatly wrong. The real and present danger to our national security is the unecessary… Please follow and like us:

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Military Options Against N. Korea Fraught With Danger: Analysts

In his United Nations General Assembly speech Tuesday, American President Donald Trump said the United States is “ready, willing and able” to “totally destroy” North Korea in response to its “reckless pursuit” of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. His comments come just two days after U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the U.N.… Please follow and like us:

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US, Allied Warplanes Stage Live-fire Exercise Over Korean Peninsula

Almost a dozen U.S., Japanese and South Korean warplanes armed with live weapons flew over the Korean peninsula in what the U.S. military is describing as a “sequenced bilateral show of force” in response to North Korea’s latest missile launch. The Pentagon said the aircraft practiced their attack capabilities by releasing live weapons at a training… Please follow and like us:

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US-Turkey Tensions Escalate Over Russian Missile Deal

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed U.S. concerns about his government’s recent decision to buy an S-400 missile defense system from Russia. In a speech Wednesday to mayors from his ruling AK Party, Erdogan said of the U.S., “They went crazy because we made the S-400 agreement. What were we supposed to do? Wait for… Please follow and like us:

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White House: Unprecedented Mobilization Under Way to Help Florida, Caribbean

An unprecedented rescue and relief response by the United States is under way not only in Florida, but also in the Caribbean following Hurricane Irma, according to the Trump administration. It is “the largest-ever mobilization of our military in a naval and marine operation,” for relief operations, White House Homeland Security Advisor Thomas Bossert told reporters… Please follow and like us:

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