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Invasion Models

Invasion Models

For the benefit of quasi-academic exercise, let’s assume that the absolute worst happens in Connecticut (CT): a federal invasion.  (Although the likelihood is low right now, it could be a plausible scenario in another state for the government of tomorrow.)  If I was tasked to analyze and wargame that scenario, […]

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Connecticut BICC/E

Connecticut BICC/E

Over at Forward Observer Dispatch, I’m going to lead a project that examines the ground situation and develops potential Regime courses of action (COA) in Connecticut.  If you’re interested, I’d love to have you join.  We’ll be starting a new project each month.  Right now, we’re working through an Area […]

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First Look: NSA Role In US Assassination Program

First Look: NSA Role In US Assassination Program

* UPDATE: As of 0956, I started getting 503 errors on First Look / The Intercept.  My bet is on a DoS. * Pierre Omidyar (billionaire of eBay fame) and Glenn Greenwald (former Guardian journalist who aided the Snowden Op) launched a news media venture called First Look.  And what […]

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Implications of Cell Phones in Ukrainian Near-Civil War

Implications of Cell Phones in Ukrainian Near-Civil War

I’ve been loosely following developments in Ukraine, and have watched protests slowly evolve into riots and then real fighting between protesters and security forces.  There’s a very real possibility that Ukraine is in a civil war.  Parts of Kyiv (the capital; Ukrainian spelling, not Russian) look like something out of […]

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Applied Conventional Analytical Tasking

Applied Conventional Analytical Tasking

NOTE: I’ve updated the Training page with upcoming courses for January.  This will be my last trip to the East Coast, maybe forever.  If you haven’t emailed me about getting a course scheduled, then your window of opportunity is JAN/FEB.  Otherwise, I’m going to focus on my relative AO.  Email […]

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Virginia Course – 2014

Virginia Course – 2014

Hey Folks – just a brief update.  I feel really bad for all Virginians today.  Virginia is my ancestral home and was once my physical home, and I really hate to see it go the way it did. In short, I’ll refer to Concerned American‘s important words: We’re hosed.  There’s […]

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Persistent Surveillance Revisited

Persistent Surveillance Revisited

Administrivia: Had to re-arrange the schedule.   A few seats are still available for each course.  I’ll be sending out emails with further information this week for those who plan to attend. An associate of the blog is quickly becoming (unofficially) a Guerrillamerica staff Technical Intelligence Officer (TIO) in the […]

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NSA Scandals Signal Much Wider, Underlying Problem

NSA Scandals Signal Much Wider, Underlying Problem

A few notes of administrivia: 1) The Atlanta class is full, so long as everyone who said they’re coming shows up.  2) I’ve added dates to the Charlottesville, VA course on the Training page.  Email me if interested.  3) We’re still enrolling for the one day Condensed ICAC in NC.  […]

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When the Revolution Comes…

When the Revolution Comes…

I was doing some thinking this morning about what makes the Arab Spring any different from what’s going on in America. One major factor and the root cause of Arab Spring in many places is the price of food.  America’s bread basket mitigates the risks we face from global spikes […]

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On Persistent Surveillance

“The technotronic era involves the gradual appearance of a more controlled society… Soon it will be possible to assert almost continuous surveillance over every citizen and maintain up-to-date complete files containing even the most personal information about the citizen. These files will be subject to instantaneous retrieval by the authorities.” – […]

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