Artikel: Der Aufstieg der Scharfschützen

Von Björn Müller, FAZ, 7. September 2017 Wo sich Kriege immer mehr in Städte verlagern, werden sie wichtiger: Die Rede ist nicht von Drohnen, sondern von Scharfschützen. Sie sind wichtig für die Absicherung – und eine effektive Waffe. Ein Gastbeitrag.

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Why America Is Destroying Iraqi Cities to Save Them

John Spencer, The National Interest, August 23, 2017 „For the U.S. military, there are basically two approaches to fighting in cities. The first can in part be traced to the 1972 failed rescue of the Israeli Olympians taken hostage in

Nachlese: VSN Swiss Intelligence Days, Module 3 und 4

Mitten in Lugano wurden am Samstag 9. September heisse Diskussionen über den Einsatz von Aufklärungsmitteln zur Nachrichtenbeschaffung sowie der Einsatz von Kampfelementen geführt. Der Kampf im überbauten Gelände (KIUG) ist eine höchst komplexe Form des Gefechts, die enorme Ansprüche an

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4. Swiss Intelligence Days – Melden Sie sich jetzt an

Sehr geehrte VSN-Mitglieder Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren, die sich für eine Mitgliedschaft in der VSN interessieren Das Programm der 4. Swiss Intelligence Days ist nun online und kann im Bereich Veranstaltungen eingesehen werden. Das dazugehörige PDF erläutert die dazugehörigen

Article: Unable to Buy U.S. Military Drones, Allies Place Orders With China

Jeremy Page and Paul Sonne, Wall Street Journal, July 19, 2017 Several countries in the Mideast and Africa have deployed weapons in conflicts after buying from Beijing—at lower cost. Last October, satellite images captured the distinctive outlines of some powerful

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Document: Defense Intelligence Agency Releases Russia Military Power Assessment

Defence Intelligence Agency, June 28, 2017 „The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) today released “Russia Military Power,” a report that examines the core capabilities of the resurgent Russian military.  It is the first in a series of unclassified military power assessments

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Article: Special Report: How the Federal Reserve serves U.S. foreign intelligence

Jonathan Spicer, Reuters, June 26, 2017 The Federal Reserve’s little-known role housing the assets of other central banks comes with a unique benefit to the United States: It serves as a source of foreign intelligence for Washington. Senior officials from

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Policy Brief: Germany’s intelligence reform: More surveillance, modest restraints and inefficient controls

By Thorsten Wetzling, Stiftung Neue Verantwortung, June 23rd, 2017 By December 2016, the most significant intelligence reform in recent German history was finally on the books. It took more than a year of secret negotiations and a brief legislative process

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Article: A Foreign Intelligence Analyst Report on President Trump

By Nada Bakos, Dennis Gleeson, Lawfare Blog, May 15, 2017 In our previous jobs as CIA analysts, we wrote analyses on foreign countries, leaders, and other political figures for senior U.S. policymakers like the President and a small number of

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Desert Mystery: Intelligence Assessments of Israel’s Nuclear Program

By Alex Bollfrass , Wilson Center, May 22nd, 2017 The CIA missed Dimona, but their peers fared worse Israel’s nuclear program is unique: foreign intelligence agencies extensively evaluated its progress during the Cold War, yet we understand only the outlines