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Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (167)


The head of the GRU, Russian Colonel General Igor Valentinovich Korobov, has been utterly and absolutely humiliated.   The GRU is the laughingstock of the global security services world. GRU ‘secret agents’ have been absolutely disgraced for: Horrible OPSEC Poor tradecraft Hiding in plain sight Sequential passport numbers Listing 305  addresses as GRU headquarters on a public vehicle registration… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (167)

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Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (166)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting.. </end editorial> Without a doubt, this is another propaganda “epic fail” week, making it a full month of crash and burn for Russia in the propaganda game. The outlook for next week is no better. SECDEF Mattis comments on Russia’s violation of the INF treaty. US indicts seven GRU officers over… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (166)

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Critical Threats.org: ISIS and IRGC cycle of violence likely to escalate


IRAN FILE ISIS and IRGC cycle of violence likely to escalate Co-Authors: Mike Saidi, Nicholas Carl Contributors: Jonatan Sameyach, Ulysses Kamrani,Austin Bodetti, Michael Letkewicz Forecast: The Islamic State of Iraq and al Sham (ISIS) and anti-regime insurgencies will try to capitalize on heightened levels of anti-regime sentiments among socially- and economically-marginalized minority communities in Iran to conduct future attacks on regime… Continue reading Critical Threats.org: ISIS and IRGC cycle of violence likely to escalate

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National Strategy for Counterterrorism of the United States of America


The White House hammered Iran in a new counterterrorism strategy released Thursday.  National security adviser John Bolton outlined the new strategy, saying it focuses on targeting “all” terrorist groups—a category the document defines as including “radical Islamic terrorist groups.”  Such groups, Bolton said, “represent the pre-eminent transnational terrorist threat to the United States and to the United… Continue reading National Strategy for Counterterrorism of the United States of America

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Ricin Attacks Hit US, Blamed On Former Sailor


Update: It turns out it might be a former sailor. Packages sent to Pentagon that tested positive for ricin are suspected to have been mailed by a former Navy sailor, officials say The White House, the Pentagon, the Chief of Naval Operations, all received confirmed mailings containing Ricin. Senator Cruz’s office got a mailing with… Continue reading Ricin Attacks Hit US, Blamed On Former Sailor

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Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (162)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Of note, the pictures of the possible anti-satellite missiles seem to be disappearing from Russian websites. None of the pictures I have here are from Russian sites, so they should remain viable.  </end editorial> The only noteworthy propaganda item overnight was Bondarev’s brief on combat losses in Syria –… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (162)

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Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (161)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> While UK media publish excerpts from Col Skripal’s memoir, being published days from now, and elaborate on further disclosures about the GRU covert ops team, and despite the tiredness of Peskov, Muscovy’s propagandists produce a repeat barrage of the same nonsense, following the old NSDAP dictum of“repeating… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (161)