Category: Security

Russia Takes Iraq Back

  by James Dunnigan November 2, 2012 While Russia may be having problems with several of its major weapons customers (China and India), it has landed a new big spender. Iraq recently agreed to buy over $4 billion worth of Russian arms. All details were not released but […]

FBI ordered to disclose “Going Dark” surveillance program: “police can place surveillance cameras on private property without a search warrant “

Posted by Mohit Kumar on 11/03/2012 05:47:00 AM | A federal judge ordered the FBI to  disclose more information about its “Going Dark”  surveillance  program, an initiative to extend its ability to wiretap virtually all forms of  electronic communications. . Why shocking ? because a federal judge  just […]

‘Troubling’ Surveillance Before Benghazi Attack “Assuming we don’t die tonight. We saw one of our ‘police’ that guard the compound taking pictures,” he wrote hours before the assault.

Sensitive documents found amid the wreckage of the U.S. consulate shine new light on the Sept. 11 assault that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. BY HARALD DOORNBOS, JENAN MOUSSA |NOVEMBER 1, 2012 BENGHAZI, Libya — More than six weeks after the shocking assault on the […]

Second Chinese stealth fighter makes test flight

J-31 aircraft photographed near Shenyang appears to be a smaller version of the J-20 prototype tested last year   Associated Press in Beijing,  Thursday 1 November 2012 08.34 EDT A Chinese J-20 stealth jet. The J-31 spotted this week is smaller and nimbler. Photograph: AP China has test-flown […]

Chinese intruders tell coast guard to get out “leave” the area as it is “in China’s jurisdictional waters” and that the Japanese vessel was “violating the law,”

Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 Kyodo NAHA, Okinawa Pref. — Four Chinese surveillance ships entered Japan’s territorial waters Tuesday near the Senkaku Islands and then left the area around 1:10 p.m., the Japan Coast Guard said. This is the eighth time Chinese government ships have entered the territorial waters […]

Noda says Japan will boost coast security

NationalOct. 30, 2012 – 10:45AM JST( 27 ) TOKYO   — Japan will “strengthen security” around its coasts, Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda said on Monday, as Chinese ships again plied waters near disputed islands. “While observing the pacifism that is a pillar of our constitution… I will make efforts […]

Japan says four Chinese ships in disputed waters

NationalOct. 28, 2012 – 03:00PM JST( 0 ) TOKYO  — Four Chinese maritime surveillance ships were spotted in territorial waters around disputed Tokyo-controlled islands on Sunday, Japan’s coast guard said. The ships were earlier sailing in the contiguous zone near the island chain but entered Japan’s 12-nautical-mile territorial […]

Hacking the President’s DNA : Personalized Bioweapons

The U.S. government is surreptitiously collecting the DNA of world leaders, and is reportedly protecting that of Barack Obama. Decoded, these genetic blueprints could provide compromising information. In the not-too-distant future, they may provide something more as well—the basis for the creation of personalized bioweapons that could take […]

Chinese patrol vessels test ‘authority’ near Senkakus: “replied via radio that the area “is China’s,” “

Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 Kyodo NAHA, Okinawa Pref. — Chinese surveillance vessels on Thursday entered Japan’s territorial waters around the Senkaku Islands for the first time in three weeks, the Japan Coast Guard said. The government lodged a “strong protest” over the intrusion with China through diplomatic channels. […]

Chinese ships enter waters around disputed islands

News On Japan via Japan Today — Oct 25 Four Chinese government ships entered territorial waters around disputed Tokyo-controlled islands early Thursday, the Japan Coast Guard said. Three maritime surveillance vessels entered the 12-nautical-mile zone around one of the islands in the East China Sea shortly after 6:30 […]