Project Raven: What Happens When U.S. Personnel Serve a Foreign

A Reuters expose about American contractors working for Emirati signals intelligence raises hard questions about the legal architecture for situations in which U.S. persons leave the intelligence

Source: Project Raven: What Happens When U.S. Personnel Serve a Foreign

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Forty years of state lies: RSF unveils leaked Iranian justice file

No fewer than 860 journalists and citizen-journalists were prosecuted, arrested, imprisoned and in some cases executed in Iran between 1979 and 2009, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) revealed today on the basis of information in a leaked Iranian justice department digital file.

Source: Forty years of state lies: RSF unveils leaked Iranian justice file

Wagner Mercenaries With GRU-issued Passports: Validating SBU’s Allegation – bellingcat

At a Monday press conference in Kyiv, Ukraine, the Ukrainian Security Agency (SBU) announced that it had intercepted passenger manifests from Russian MoD-chartered airliners transporting mercenaries working for Wagner, a Russian private military company (PMC). The manifests, involving flights from Russia to several African and Middle-East destinations in the latter half of 2018, allegedly transported a total of 1012 mercenaries to Sudan, CAR and other African destinations.

Source: Wagner Mercenaries With GRU-issued Passports: Validating SBU’s Allegation – bellingcat

Exclusive: Ex-NSA cyberspies reveal how they helped hack foes of UAE

Reuters reveals how a UAE surveillance operation, staffed by former U.S. cyber-agents, spied on dissidents, rivals and Americans. Inside ‘Project Raven.’

Source: Exclusive: Ex-NSA cyberspies reveal how they helped hack foes of UAE

Arizona Bill Would Charge Porn Consumers $20 to Fund Trump’s Border Wall

That is just a way for her to get back at the Pussy Hat movement!

Another version of the “Human Trafficking and Child Exploitation Prevention Act” in Arizona would charge people $20 to remove a porn block from their devices.

Source: Arizona Bill Would Charge Porn Consumers $20 to Fund Trump’s Border Wall

Western Covert Action and Russian Active Measures: Hypocrisy or Divergent Values?

Covert British efforts to goad the U.S. into WWII help show why “whataboutism” that equates corrosive Russian active measures with Western covert action fails both historically and morally.

Source: Western Covert Action and Russian Active Measures: Hypocrisy or Divergent Values?