Confidential

Troll-on-Troll: Russian-French Cyber Information War in Africa

This Grey Dynamics African intelligence article analyses the misinformation war between Russian and French troll-on-troll actors. It is important to assess the differences in Russian and French information campaigns, but to note the similarity when engaging with one another.  Key…

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Confidential

The Ghost Gun: An interview with ‘Ivan the Troll’

Ever since Cody Wilson and his company Defense Distributed made a splash on the headlines with a 3D printed gun — christened the Liberator — most media outlets have been on a frenzy when it comes to 3D printed guns….

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Confidential

Above Top secret: What Lies Beyond the Cloaked

Above top secret clearances are an enigma. They seem fascinating and spooky, yet are not as substantive as spy thrillers and espionage films may convey. They exist, yet they don’t. A topic as grey as the content the public commonly…

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Confidential

Situational assessment of Myanmar 2022

On Monday February 1, 2021, the army committed its fourth military coup in 63 years. The state of emergency was declared for one year and the Vice-President, General Myint Swe, was appointed interim president. Min Aung Hlaing is the commander-in-chief of…

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Influencers
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Social Media Influencers and Cyber Warfare

Summary: As the number of influencers grow on social media and the internet, countries are recruiting them for a new dimension of cyber warfare. Governments are utilising new forms of psychological operations and censorship of dissidence via social media, by…

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Confidential

3D Printed Guns Fighting the Government in Myanmar

Summary: Evidence has surfaced of fighters of the People’s Defense Force in Myanmar producing 3D printed firearms to fight the junta in the country. (Source) The group has released several photos of their 3D-printed firearms that are made locally or…

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Confidential

3D Printed Guns: 2022 Outlook in the US

Summary 3D printed guns and parts result from 3D technology applied to firearms manufacturing. In 2022, 3D printed guns are likely to increase and to become viral. Since Wilson’s “The Liberator” published prototype of a handgun in 2012, the designs…

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Confidential

Impact of Web 3.0 on the US Intelligence Community

Summary: This growing trend in information sharing and financial systems will be attributed to a new form of asymmetrical warfare. One characteristic that is important forms, and Web 3.0s stark comparison to modern distributed guerilla networks already is their form….

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Operation Anaconda
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Operation Anaconda: Into the Afghan Mountains

Operation Anaconda was a significant battle waged during the Global War on Terror, in the high mountain ranges of Eastern Afghanistan. “No plan of operations reaches with any certainty beyond the first encounter with the enemy’s main force.” That quote…

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Confidential

Operation Anthropoid: A Semi-Improvised Assassination

Despite training, practice and resources, paramilitary operations are affected by time constraints as well as operational limitations and losses. In World War 2, attempted assassinations like ‘Operation Valkyrie’ remain visible due to the target and the nature of a targeted…

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