Monthly Archives: September 2011

COTERMOLA analysis: Counter Terrorism Strategies and Plans of Pakistan

Posted by & filed under counterterrorism.

by Mircea OPRIS “The Most Dangerous Nation In the World Isn’t Iraq. It’s Pakistan” stroke Newsweek magazine on its front cover headline, on October 29, 2007. Somewhere between prophecy and long-term analysis, this statement first reached the public in 2001, after the 9/11 Al Qaeda attacks on American ground. An it proved to be correct […]

US accuses Pakistan’s intelligence agency

Posted by & filed under counterterrorism.

According to The New York Times , Pakistan’s Spy Agency Is Tied to Attack on U.S. Embassy. The nation’s top military official said Thursday that Pakistan’s spy agency played a direct role in supporting the insurgents who carried out the deadly attack on the American Embassy in Kabul last week. It was the most serious […]

UN war crimes tribunal jails Kosovo witness who refused to testify

Posted by & filed under Most wanted.

The United Nations war crimes tribunal for the conflicts in the former Yugoslavia today convicteda man of contempt of court charges and sentenced him to two months in jail for refusing to answer questions on two occasions during trials related to Kosovo in 2007.The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) heard that the […]

CACI Awarded $33.6 Million Task Order to Provide Irregular Warfare Technologies Support for U.S. Navy

Posted by & filed under counterterrorism.

ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) announced  that it has been awarded a $33.6 million task order to provide information operations as well as engineering, technical, and programmatic support services for the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division’s (NSWC Crane) Irregular Warfare Technologies Division. This task order represents new business for CACI and […]

US: Threats posted on White House Facebook page

Posted by & filed under counterterrorism.

Threatening messages have been posted on the White House Facebook page amid heightened alerts surrounding a possible 9/11 terror threat. “We’ll come back U.S.A. One day only 11/9/2011,” says one message, featuring a photo of Osama bin Laden, using the date/month formula to reference Sept. 11. “We’ll come to u white house sooooooooooon,” says another. […]

Training Course for High Risk Area Protective Services Detail (HRA PSD) in Estonia for mid-late October 2011

Posted by & filed under counterterrorism.

Training Course for High Risk Area Protective Services Detail (HRA PSD) in Estonia for mid-late October 2011 In partnership with Unit Security, trainers from the French Foreign Legion and other national trainers from across the world’s toughest military, intelligence, and law enforcement operational teams, Obelisk International is pleased to offer the most challenging of High […]

Deep concern: E.U. Official Sees Much Lower Risk From Qaeda

Posted by & filed under counterterrorism.

E.U. is well known for its weakcounter terrorism policy and also for the lack of unity in command of counter terrorism, overruled by each member country’s own CT policy. Concerning news come from EU officials. BRUSSELS — A decade after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, Al Qaeda cannot pose any similar threat, Europe’s […]

Cyberconflict Research: Operation Black Tulip: Fox-IT’s report on the DigiNotar breach

Posted by & filed under counterterrorism.

Fox-IT, the security auditors hired to investigate the compromise of DigiNotar, the digital certificate authority that signed fraudulent certificates for Google, the CIA and others, released their preliminary findingsthis afternoon. It’s at least as bad as many of us thought. DigiNotar appears to have been totally owned for over a month without taking action, and […]