Category Archives: CIP

Kissing Off Eastern Europe…

The U.S. has abandoned plans to install a missile defense system in Europe, according to a report. If true, this is a major strategic error that will have serious consequences for our allies in Europe and for us.

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USMA CTC Sentinel

ctcsentinel-vol2iss81.pdf Combating Terrorism

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Let me get this straight.

Obama’s health care plan will: Be written by a committee whose head says he doesn’t understand it. Be passed by a Congress that hasn’t read it (but exempts themselves from it). Be signed by a president who smokes (and also … Continue reading

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“Now back in 1927 an American socialist, Norman Thomas, six times candidate for president on the Socialist Party ticket, said the American people would never vote for socialism. But he said under the name of liberalism the American people will … Continue reading

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Libya (Country threat level – 3):

On 20 August 2009, the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli released a Warden Message which reads in part as follows: “This warden message alerts U.S. citizens to avoid demonstrations and large crowds on August 20 and 21, and to maintain vigilance … Continue reading

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Health Care Change Should Apply to Congress?

Subject: Congressman John Fleming’s Amendment   Congressman John Fleming (Louisiana physician) has proposed an amendment that would require congressmen and senators to take the same healthcare plan they force on us (under proposed legislation they are curiously exempt).   Congressman … Continue reading

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Vendors worry posting of contracts will expose proprietary data (, 8/4/09)

Some vendors are concerned that the recent online publication of a contract proposal to overhaul the Web site could set a precedent to publish other proposals, and they are urging the government to be cautious about disclosing corporate or … Continue reading

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The hunt is on for cyberwarriors (Wash. Tech., 7/28/09)

A group of private and government organizations has launched a program to build the next generation of U.S. cyber defense leaders. The U.S. Cyber Challenge is looking for 10,000 young Americans with the skills to be cybersecurity practitioners, researchers, guardians, … Continue reading

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Researcher Uncovers Massive, Sophisticated Trojan Targeting Top Businesses (Dark Reading, 7/29/09)

A security researcher has discovered a Trojan that is designed to extract account data from as many as 4,600 of the world’s most popular and wealthy businesses. In “one of the largest and most professional thieving operations on the Internet,” … Continue reading

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Obama and Putin’s Russia

An American President lands in Moscow today to negotiate an arms control treaty. Befitting that retro theme, thousands of Russian troops are in the midst of the biggest war games in the south Caucasus since the end of the Cold … Continue reading

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