05 Jul 2018

Belgian couple from Iran arrested for planned attack on Iranian opposition group in France

A Belgian couple of Iranian heritage were arrested in the final stages of a plot to bomb a large rally held by an Iranian political opposition group. U.S. politician and President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani was among the speakers, and it is uncertain whether the attack was a direct

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21 Jun 2018

State Department: Russia, Iran ‘hedging their bets’ to back Taliban

A senior State Department official testified that Russia and Iran are “hedging their bets” by supporting the Taliban against other terror groups and the central government. These accusations have been regularly leveled at Russia who is often charged with providing weapons to the Taliban. Russia rejects the charges, but the

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21 Jun 2018

Former Israeli minister arrested for allegedly spying for Iran

A former energy minister and Knesset member has been detained by Israel on accusations of spying for Iran. The individual ran a successful medical practice in Nigeria, where he was allegedly recruited before traveling to Iran on multiple occasions. His connections to Israeli businessmen and security personnel in Nigeria, where

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06 Jun 2018

Iran develops new uranium enrichment capacity

Although the move does not violate the 2015 nuclear accord, Iran’s action sends a strong warning about the consequences of withdrawal. This move will assemble the parts necessary for centrifuges, but will not assemble them unless the deal collapses or until the end of the 10-year restriction embedded in the

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05 Jun 2018

Report: Trump mulling direct US military action to take Yemen port

Responding to what is considered by some to be the worst humanitarian situation in the world at present, President Trump is allegedly considering direct action to seize the country’s main port used to deliver humanitarian aid. The move has been requested by the United Arab Emirates and others who form

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11 May 2018

Three Critical Factors Increasing Cyber Risk for 2019

What cyber threat do China, Russia, and Iran present for the remainder of 2018 and 2019? Matt Devost provides some insight into the geopolitical elements influencing that answer.

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30 Mar 2017

Iranian Presidential Elections: Suppressing Dissension through Cyber

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29 May 2015

Report details targeting of Iranian Nuclear Capability

A report released by the TRADOC Intelligence Support Activity highlights the extensive targeting of Iran’s nuclear program to include assassinations and information operations like Stuxnet.

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16 Feb 2012

Thailand: Iranians planned to attack Israelis

“Thailand’s police chief said the Iranians who were arrested after accidentally setting off explosives at their rented home in Bangkok were plotting to attack Israeli diplomats, bolstering claims by Israel that the group was part of an Iranian-backed network of terror.” (Source: The Associated Press: Thailand: Iranians planned to attack

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11 Feb 2012

Iran to reveal new nuclear achievements

“Iran will soon unveil “big new” nuclear achievements, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Saturday while reiterating Tehran’s readiness to revive talks with the West over the country’s controversial nuclear program.” Source: News from The Associated Press

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