CIA Drones

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Common Dreams needs your help today! Support Common Dreams—a galvanizing force for the millions of brave people around the world who believe in a more sustainable, just, and beautiful world. Keep people-powered Common Dreams alive and strong. … read more at: https://www.commondreams.org/views/2018/09/21/trump-unshackling-americas-drones-thanks-obamas-weakness

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Steven T. Dennis (Bloomberg) — Super Micro Computer Inc. said in a letter to two U.S. senators that it has seen no evidence of any tampering with its hardware components after a Bloomberg Businessweek report described how China’s intelligence services used subcontractors to plant malicious chips in the company’s server motherboards. “We take the integrity of […]

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Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2018 5:33 pm The Big Hack: U.S. Cybersecurity By Max Goldenberg, Maroon-News Staff thecolgatemaroonnews.com | 0 comments … read more at: http://www.thecolgatemaroonnews.com/commentary/article_71cfa8d6-d31d-11e8-bd89-8b287e888367.html

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(FORT LEAVENWORTH, Texas) — Newly published excerpts of jailhouse letters from U.S. Army officer-turned-terrorist Nidal Hasan show that he is almost completely without remorse for the 13 lives he took during the Fort Hood attack in 2009, the culmination of a twisted jihadist quest that he hoped would somehow save his mother’s soul. Asked if […]

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It may be a year or more before the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) changes its rules enough for Amazon or other hopefuls to deliver products by drones. But the five-year FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, signed into law Oct. 5, confirmed controversial rules the FAA considers critical to its ability to regulate drone traffic […]

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The cost of operating the facility, located in the middle of the Sahara desert in Agadez, Niger, is estimated at $30 million a year. By the end of the 10-year agreement for the use of the site in 2024, named Nigerien Air Base 201, the U.S. will have spent around $280 million. … read more […]

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Most of our electronics and gadgets (and their components) are made overseas. American manufacturing, we are told, is too costly and can’t compete with low-cost countries. We are told, in the age of globalization, President Trump’s slogan “buy American, hire American” is not only incredibly antiquated, but also dumb and dangerous. Under the banner of […]

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The Pentagon didn’t mince words in March when introducing the Joint Enterprise Defense Initiative, or JEDI Cloud program: “This program is truly about increasing the lethality of our department and providing the best resources to our men and women in uniform,” the Defense Department’s chief management officer, John H. Gibson II, told industry leaders and […]

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About the same time Bob Woodward’s Fear began grabbing public attention, another, similar book hit the newsstands. Like Fear, it too is heavily based on the accounts of a select few government insiders, though in this case their allegations aren’t made anonymously. And like Fear, it also paints a portrait of the hidden hand of […]

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The CIA has reportedly built up its capacity to conduct drone strikes in a remote corner of Africa after President Donald Trump loosened restrictions on the agency’s role in the covert program. Launched from a recently expanded air base in northeastern Niger, the CIA’s drones are being used to target al-Qaeda and Islamic State militants […]

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The Chinese military surreptitiously inserted tiny microchips no larger than single grains of rice into servers on local assembly lines in order to gain access to data networks run by U.S. government agencies ranging from the Department of Defense to the Central Intelligence Agency, according to an explosive investigation from Bloomberg. A three-year investigation by […]

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