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VEGA Strategic Services
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North Korean missile tests in East Asia

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VEGA Strategic Services
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VEGA Strategic Services and Venezuela

Summary VEGA Strategic Services (also Vegacy) is a rather shadowy organization hailing from Ukraine and supporting the Maduro regime in Venezuela. In 2011, the group was founded in Ukraine by members of elite special forces unites from Ukraine and Russia….

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North Korean missile tests in East Asia

Summary Missiles tests conducted by North Korea, since 1984 with the first launching of a Scud-B missile [source], was meant to show so-called sophistication over the years. A number of these missile tests took place in the Sea of Japan,…

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The Swiss Guard: the Smallest and Oldest Army in the World

The Swiss Guard, or Pontifical Swiss Guard, is an armed force that has the main goal of protecting the Pope and his residence, the Apostolic Palace. The Swiss Guard is the oldest and smallest active army in the world. History…

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UFOs: A Fringe Conspiracy, or National Security Threat?

UFOs are a cultural phenomenon, and a controversial one at that. For millennia, Unidentified Flying Objects have been the subject of great mystery and speculation. Society often characterizes UFOs as more of a pseudoscience or misinterpretation of reality than a…

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Russia and Ukraine Escalation: Q1 Outlook

Tensions between Russia and Ukraine continue to increase in Q4 2021 and Q1 2022, threatening regional peace and security.

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High Rise Operation: Lessons Learned & Comparison to Al-Shabaab

This Grey Dynamics Intelligence Report analyses the Operation High Rise/Zazi Bomb Plot in 2009. This will focus on intelligence-centric lessons that apply to the Al-Shabaab insurgency in Somalia for cooperation and surveillance. Operation High Rise Key Judgments KJ-1. Intelligence surveillance…

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The Taliban Regime 2022: What is next?

Summary The Taliban regime, also known as the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA), was established in August 2021. Indeed, the Taliban took control of parts of the Afghan territory (i.e., Herat, Kabul, Kandahar, and Konduz) after the withdrawal of the…

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What’s next for the US-Japan security alliance

Summary The US-Japan security alliance has been a cornerstone of American foreign policy in East Asia. When the alliance was first established, the US pledged to defend Japan from external forces after the Japanese 1947 constitution was adopted. This arrangement…

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Action Division and the DGSE

Background of the Action Division The Action Division is the clandestine wing of the French Directorate-General for External Security – France’s foreign intelligence service. France’s covert intelligence capabilities and the Action Division came to bear in World War II, after…

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Pegasus Software and the Rise of Spyware

Introduction Pegasus is a spyware malware existing since 2016 created by the Israeli company NSO Group, operating since 2010. Its role is to provide full access to a smartphone to track criminals and terrorists by exploiting 0-day vulnerabilities. New study…

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