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Next Lecture & Required Reading

Next Lecture & Required Reading

I’d like to thank everyone for attending this evening’s Operations Security (OPSEC) lecture.  As long as we have turnouts like that, I’ll do these talks at least once a month.  From the feedback, I think everyone really enjoyed the Q&A session.  We spent roughly 45 minutes for the lecture and […]

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OPSEC Lecture / Q&A

OPSEC Lecture / Q&A

This Wednesday, 23 April at 2100 EDT / 1800 PDT, I’ll be giving an Operational Security (OPSEC) talk.  It’ll last about an hour and I’ll be taking your questions afterwards.  Please use this time to learn and/or brush up on some OPSEC planning skills. You can listen via the web […]

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Threat Characteristics and TO&E

Threat Characteristics and TO&E

I hopped on WRSA this morning and saw a couple articles describing the blurred lines between military and law enforcement. A series of questions asked,   Were there “mercenaries” working for BLM at the Bundy Ranch?, Do regime agencies have the ability to put boots on ground through private military […]

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Forward Observer Magazine Is Up

Forward Observer Magazine Is Up

Hey Gang – the web edition of Forward Observer Magazine is up.  Just click on ‘CURRENT ISSUE’ and enjoy.  There are still a few print copies that haven’t been purchased (here).  We’ll be shipping the first batch of orders out next week. Thank you for the support.  I think everyone’s […]

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The Adaptive Enemy & Adaptive Management

The Adaptive Enemy & Adaptive Management

A large part of what made fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq so difficult is (just one part of a laundry list) that the enemy observes and adapts.  After the New York Times published the article that US Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) was picking up bin Laden’s and al-Qaida’s satellite phone calls, […]

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OPSEC Lecture / Q&A

OPSEC Lecture / Q&A

I’ll be holding a lecture and Q&A session on Operations Security (OPSEC) issues on Wednesday, 23 April 2014.  It will start at 2100 (9pm) EDT / 1800 (6pm) PDT and last for about an hour; 45 minutes of lecture and 15 minutes of Q&A.  We can go longer if there […]

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EXSUM – 16 APR 14

EXSUM – 16 APR 14

Executive Intelligence Summary (EXSUM) 16 APR 14 CULTURE. A new take on Milgram’s torture experiments. A new article from a social science publication and website investigates the infamous Milgram experiments of the 1960s.  Milgram, a scientist, conducted a series of experiments using dozens of Americans and published his findings that […]

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Could the California Drought Be a Collapse Catalyst?

Could the California Drought Be a Collapse Catalyst?

Administrivia: I’ve updated by training page with courses in Houston, Savannah, and Tampa.  If you live in those areas and would like to attend, send me an email.  I’ll start contacting folks today to get these courses booked and filled.  I’m down South (again) for a family issue so take […]

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POSEIDON COMPASS AAR

POSEIDON COMPASS AAR

Here are some notes that Poseidon Compass Connecticut (PCCT) participants have helped me compile.  More than anything, I think this was a valuable learning experience for many.  Since introducing PCCT, several of you have emailed or commented that we could or should do more intel exercises with on-going and future […]

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POSEIDON COMPASS ACE Team SOPs

POSEIDON COMPASS ACE Team SOPs

We’ve started building out the ACE Team on Unseen (sign up here for free and request contact with guerrillamerica).  I’ve started adding the team members to their chat rooms where we’ll be communicating.  Here’s each team’s (very brief) standard operating procedure (SOP).  If you’d like to follow updates, then you […]

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