Operation Denver
Confidential

Disinformation Campaigns in Russia: How COVID-19 is Mirroring Operation Denver

One of the most famous disinformation campaigns popularly known as Operation INFEKTION, and originally named Operation DENVER. It targeted the CIA and the US at large as being the origin of the AIDS disease. Active measures achieved that through the…

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Eugene Bullard: The First Black Fighter Pilot

Eugene Bullard during his flight training. The Croix de Guerre with Star he received for valour during the Battle of Verdun is visible. On the left, there is the unofficial wings worn by many French pilots. Eugene Bullard: From Columbus,…

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Zaslon: Russia’s Most Secretive Unit

What is Zaslon? Zaslon “Barrier or Screen” is Russia’s most secretive special-purpose unit within the Russian external security service, Sluzhba Vneshney Razvedki (SVR). It roughly resembles the American Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) or the British Secret Intelligence Service (SIS)–also known…

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Infantry Weapons Recognition in Intelligence Analysis

Infantry weaponry is whatever weapon is carried by forces fighting on foot, and does not need to be platform mounted for use. The weaponry used by infantry is usually specific to the role or regiment, and in the case of…

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Namibia’s Fight Against Poaching

Namibia‘s fight against poaching is on the forefront in southern Africa. The country’s Ministry of Environment and Tourism claims that 32 rhinos, one of the most endangered species in the region, were poached in 2017 compared 61 in 2016. This…

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The After Action Report

  In the after action report I revisit and analyse intelligence and security news from the previous week.   The increase of public private partnership in the intelligence domain was once again underscored, by an announcement about the United States…

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Human Trafficking, Security Implications and Challenges to Effective Solutions

SUMMARY Human trafficking is progressively being recognised as an international problem and counter-trafficking efforts have improved significantly. However, these initiatives have largely failed to disrupt trafficking supply chains through prevention of trafficking activities, prosecution of traffickers or protection of victims….

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Live Tactical Analysis

Update Status: Closed Analytic Judgement * Almost certain that Al Shabab is responsible (1502, 28th Oct., 2017) * Likely that Al Shabab assessed the bystanders near blast site before attack (1610, 28th Oct., 2017) * Realistic possibility that  Al Shabab informants reside near blast site (1613, 28th Oct., 2017) * Realistic possibility of…

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