06 Jan 2021

WikiLeaks founder Assange denied bail in UK

On Wednesday, WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange was denied bail by a British judge. The U.K. courts are deciding if he should be sent to the United States to face espionage charges and will remain in a high-security prison until the courts reach a decision. The judge supported her ruling to

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21 Nov 2018

Inside the British Army’s secret information warfare machine

While disinformation campaigns waged by Russia and ISIS have become common stories, little is discussed or understood about comparable operations conducted every day by Western countries. While the emphasis on these operations are often that they are directly attributable to their respective sources (e.g. that people know they come from

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24 Sep 2018

Britain to create 2,000-strong cyber force to tackle Russia threat

“Britain is significantly increasing its ability to wage war in cyberspace with the creation of a new offensive cyber force of up to 2,000 personnel…The new force which is expected to be announced soon would represent a near four-fold increase in manpower focused on offensive cyber operations…The plan by the

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11 Sep 2018

Germany mulls joining US-led airstrikes in Syria

The German Bundeswhr may join France, the U.K., and the U.S. in possible airstrikes on Syrian targets if the Syrian government deploys chemical weapons. Participation is supported by Angela Merkel and the CDU, who has otherwise opposed German involved in the conflict as it puts them in direct confrontation with

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16 Jul 2018

Why an unmanned fighter fleet isn’t yet viable, in the words of Britain’s Air Force chief

UK Air Chief Marshal has explained the lack of unmanned fighter aircraft, stating that, while technology has progressed tremendously in certain areas, it has not filled the gap “in terms of the manned combat air mission operating in contested, high-intensity airspace against demanding threats.” Technology has not yet created a

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04 Jun 2018

Britain revising security strategy to counter evolving terror threats

Responding to the reduction in radicalization time, the transition of radicalization to the domain of the internet, and the use of legal tools in attacks, Britain is adjusting its security strategy. This adjustment will revamp its interaction with technology and information sharing, while working to strengthen ties with businesses.  The

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