The Increment
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“The Increment”: The UK’s Most Elite Special Forces Unit

Little is known in the public domain about ‘The Increment’; Perhaps the UK’s most secretive and elite special forces unit.

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NOHED
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NOHED: Iran’s Special Forces

Nohed Key Findings NOHED “airborne special forces” Brigade, established in 1959 as part of the Imperial Iranian Special Forces. US Special Forces during the 1960s before the 1979 Iranian Revolution trained the group. Iran mainly utilised NOHED in the Iran-Iraq…

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Task Force Takuba: Special Forces in the Sahel

Task Force Takuba Task Force Takuba, named after the Takuba sword used across the Sahel, was established at the request of the Niger and Malian governments because of the deteriorating security situation in the Sahel region. Task Force Takuba was…

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Chushi Gangdruk: CIA Trained Khampa Guerrillas to the Rescue of Dalai Lama...

Chushi Gangdruk is a Khampa Tibetan guerrilla warfare group, whose name translates as Four Rivers, Six Ranges, or the Kham Four Rivers. CIA and the Cold War-era fight against global communist expansion go hand and hand. In a lesser-known tale…

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MK-Ultra: The CIA Infiltrates the Human Psyche

MK-Ultra was a CIA program taking place between the 1950s and 1960s. As a response to rumours of Cold War antagonists performing mind control techniques on US prisoners of war. This article examines the projects origins, methodology, and aftermath. The…

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Secret

Flintlock: Improving Sahel Security With Special Forces Training

Key Judgements  KJ-1. Flintlock likely resulted in a stronger partnership and enhanced proficiency in tactical skills between the participating African nations and their Western counterparts. The very fact that the participating nations are willing to be part of the exercise…

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Special Operations Executive: Setting Europe Ablaze

Special Operations Executive (SOE) was a secret British Second World War organization formed in July of 1940 by Hugh Dalton, British Minister of Economic Warfare. Dalton was tasked by Winston Churchill to “set Europe ablaze” and create SOE with the…

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Anthony Poshepny: A CIA Legend

Anthony Poshepny was an early paramilitary officer in the CIA whose career reads like a piece of epic fiction. Truth be told, Anthony Poshepny liked ears. He liked them so much that he would cut them off the corpses of…

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Sara Khitta: Taliban Special Forces

This Grey Dynamics article gives an overview of the Taliban’s Sara Khitta unit – a self-proclaimed “special forces unit” that has demonstrated unique tactics and more advanced weaponry on the Afghanistan battlefield than their rank-in-file counterparts. Key Judgements KJ-1. It…

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Razzle Dazzle: Against Facial Recognition

Tactics against facial recognition, such as Dazzle make-up need to be further developed before its detractors can use it more effectively. Key Judgments KJ–1. Current facial recognition technologies will almost certainly face legal opposition before widespread implementation is achieved. KJ–2. Current tactics…

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