Patriot Front
Confidential

Patriot Front Threat Assessment 2022

Background The Patriot Front threat is a new strain of white nationalism in the United States. Recent public demonstrations from the group have rekindled a national conversation about the strength of white nationalist groups in a post-Trump America. Contrary to…

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Confidential

Hell Cannon: Confessions of a Syrian Amateur Weapons Engineer

Desperation and ingenuity in war often go hand in hand. The war in Syria was no exception. For members of anti-regime forces, especially in the heavy urban fighting of many Syrian cities, this ingenuity came in the form of weapons…

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Confidential

China and Russia Relations: A New Era?

Summary President Putin and Xi have recently declared their intention to deepen ties in the face of what they perceive as increasing Western hostility through NATO expansion. Despite alarmist claims of a likely new military alliance between the two powers,…

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Meta Logo phone
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Will Meta pull Facebook and Instagram from Europe?

Summary Meta has once again threatened to pull Facebook and Instagram from Europe. This will happen if Meta will be unable to keep transferring user data back to the US. The circumstances under which Meta could continue to transfer data…

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Revolutanary Nuns
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The Revolutionary Nuns: Gaddafi’s Amazonian Guard

The Revolutionary Nuns were Muammar Gaddafi’s female bodyguards. They were also known in Europe as Amazons and in North Africa as Haris al-Has. Their task was to protect at all costs the then Libyan leader. History of the Revolutionary Nuns…

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Lunik Plot
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The Lunik Plot: How The CIA Hijacked a Soviet Space Vessel

During the Cold War, the CIA undertook the Lunik Plot, where it hijacked a Soviet Union space vessel during transport at a train station. Background At the height of the Cold War, Soviet forces were keen to exhibit their technological…

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Task Force Takuba
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Task Force Takuba: European Special Forces in the Sahel

Importance of Task Force Takuba Task Force Takuba (TFT) is an example of the new geopolitical scenario relevant to European states. Takuba increases the share of a military burden against insurgents in Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger. France continues to…

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Confidential

Ratnik: Russia’s Modern Warrior Program

Modern warfare Ratnik is not just a force development program, it’s a reaction to a contemporary global trend. In the words of comedian Dave Chappelle, “modern problems require modern solutions”. Warfare is no different, and as new geopolitical threats emerge,…

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MACV-SOG
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MACV-SOG: Secret Operations in Vietnam

The Military Assistance Command Vietnam, Special Operations Group (MACV-SOG) was an elite US Special Force to conduct clandestine operations in Vietnam.

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Antifa
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Antifa Threat Assessment

Summary The Antifa threat rose to its height of national exposure during the presidency of Donald J. Trump and recent civil unrest in the United States. There is no shortage of partisan media coverage portraying the group as a serious…

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