Tag: terrorism

More IO: the Internet (again)

Via Drudge: America’s top intelligence officer overseeing Iraq and Afghanistan says terrorists have made the Internet their most important recruiting tool. Brig. Gen. John Custer tells Scott Pelley that terrorist groups like Al Qaeda are influencing Islamic youth to join…

Tick, Tock

Remember: being Muslim has nothing to do with it, so best to just ignore it. West to East: still thinking big. East to West? I’m thinking small. Easy to get caught up in the hysteria, especially with school age kids,…

New Intel Sharing Paper

Money quote from the Author’s Note: The unavoidable conclusion is that the U.S. government cannot continue to allow a collecting agency to make unilateral originator control determinations regarding the intelligence it collects. … I hope to explain why they are…

(Global) Guerrillas in our Midst?

I was a little slow to catch this item: U.S. law enforcement and intelligence officials say they are taking steps to monitor and combat the possible spread of Islamic extremism and support for a violent holy war against the West…

Gamers Miss Real World Developments

Gamers quibble over trees while missing a forest: Was an elite congressional intelligence committee shown video footage from an off-the-shelf retail game and told by the Pentagon and a highly-paid defense contractor that it was a jihadist creation designed to…