David McDonald – Asia-Pacific Section Chief North Korea Fires SCUD-class Ballistic Missile, Japan Protests 29 May 2017 Reuters (SEOUL) – On 29 May, North Korea (DPRK) fired a SCUD-class, short range missile into the Sea of Japan. The launch followed two unsuccessful medium-to-long range launches by DPRK. The 29 May launch is the country’s […]Read more "Asia-Pacific Region: Intelligence Summary: 29 May 2017"
Germany Organizing For IS Attempt; Challenges Ahead HRT Correspondent – Adam Craddock 14 August 2016 Executive Summary: It is highly likely Germany is organizing for a large scale organized terrorist attack perpetrated by Islamic State, yet struggles remain in monitoring refugees who entered the country. Also, Germany is still finding ways of reassuring the public […]Read more "Germany Organizing For IS Attempt; Challenges Ahead"
06 June 2016 HRT Correspondent – Adam Craddock Poland & NATO Plan Defense Force Recruitment Due To Russian Tension 3 June 2016 BBC News (POLAND) – In September, Poland plans to recruit 35,000 civilian volunteers trained in military skills for a Territorial Defense Force due to tensions with Russia. The action counters the “hybrid warfare” […]Read more "INTELDROP 06 June 2016 [Hot Spots]"
Cyber Technology and Security Correspondent – Max Kobrak U.S. And Russia Meet On Cyber Security 17 April 2016 CNN (New York) – Cybersecurity Officials from the U.S. and Russia are meeting in Geneva to discuss cyber security. The goal of the meeting is to put measures in place to prevent accidental clashes in cyberspace that […]Read more "INTELDROP 24 April 2016 [Cyber]"
Cyber Technology and Security Correspondent – Max Kobrak U.S. Launches Cyberwar Against ISIS 13 April 2016 The Hill (WASHINGTON D.C.) – U.S. Cyber Command launched a cyberwar campaign against ISIS, targeting online propaganda tools and delivery mechanisms. Its aim is to reduce the terrorist organization’s internet presence and limit its ability to communicate, conduct financial transactions, […]Read more "INTELDROP 14 April 2016 [Cyber]"
East Asia Correspondent – David McDonald China Starts Live Fire Exercises In The Paracel Islands 5 April 2016 Popular Science (BEIJING) — China began live fire testing of its YJ-62 anti-ship and HQ-9 anti-aircraft missiles in the Paracel Islands. A move, which occurred a week after China deployed anti-ship missiles to Woody Island. The weapons […]Read more "INTELDROP 10 April 2016 [China]"
HRT Correspondent – Adam Craddock Clashes Between Azerbaijan And Armenia In Nagorno-Karabakh Region 2 April 2016 BBC News (CAUCASUS) – Azerbaijan launched a heavy assault against the Armenian occupied region of Azerbaijan, Nagorno-Karabakh. Eighteen Armenian soldiers died and twelve Azerbaijan soldiers died in the clashes. Both sides reported civilian casualties and claim the other side […]Read more "INTELDROP 03 April 2016 [Hot Spots]"